Category: Parks and Recreation

McCook Point Park Bandshell

Rose and Walsh – A play by Neil Simon

July 31 – August 5 and August 7 – 8 at 6:00PM McCook Point Park Bandshell Suggested donation $20

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Summer Tennis Programs

East Lyme and Recreation is offering the following tennis programs this summer! Morning Tennis for Juniors Evening tennis clinics and point play Semi-private and private lessons To learn more about each program and registration, please see the attached documents.

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Pick-Up Soccer

Players ages 16 and over can join in on some soccer action Wednesday Evenings of June and July at 5:00 on Keser Field at Peretz Park. Teams will be made up based on who shows up each week, so bring… Read more >

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Pickleball at Peretz Park

We will be hosting outdoor pickleball for patrons of all skill levels every Thursday evening in June and July on the Peretz Park at Bridebrook basketball court. Demo paddles are available for those who do not own a one. Are… Read more >

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Summer Concerts

Concerts are back at McCook Point Park this summer! We have a fantastic lineup of performers offering a variety of genres set for Wednesday’s on the beach and Friday’s in the bandshell! Support our local eateries by dining in or… Read more >

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Parks and Recreation Summer Camp

Date Range: June 21 – August 6 Cost: $300.00 per camper Camp hours: 8AM-1PM, No extended care offered this year. Registration begins May 3rd at 8AM Registration will be online only. We encourage everyone to create their online account on… Read more >

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Field of Excellence Award

The East Lyme Parks and Recreation department is proud to announce that Firehouse Field at Peretz Park was recognized by Pioneer Athletics as a 2020 recipient of the Field of Excellence award. The department has had three fields recognized as… Read more >

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East Lyme Grace Trail

Welcome to East Lyme Grace Trail® East Lyme has a new addition to its 0.8 of a mile walking trail situated at Samuel M. Peretz Park at Bridebrook. It is called Grace Trail. This self-guided walk was installed for the… Read more >

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Niantic Bay Boardwalk

When you start at Hole in the Wall Beach, you are urged to walk the entirety of the boardwalk and return via Main Street to your starting location. When you start at Cini Park, you are urged to walk Main… Read more >

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Social Distancing in our parks (Updated 3/30)

COVID-19 Parks and Recreation Update as of 3/30/2020  Dear Parks and Recreation Friends, Participants and Neighbors,             We are certainly in some challenging and uncharted waters as far the impact the Coronavirus has had on our… Read more >

Our Town, One of the Best

How do we know? Here are some of the rankings we found for East Lyme and Niantic. One of the best school districts #16 in Connecticut and #1 in New London County Only In Your State calls Niantic Village the… Read more >

Issues and Answers – Joyce Beauvais and the Theater Under the Shell

In the latest issue of East Lyme Issues and Answers, Joyce Beauvais tells us about the Theater Under The Shell’s production of Neil Simon’s Last of the Red Hot Lovers July 28-August 2 & August 4-5 at McCook Point Park… Read more >

Be a Volunteer!

Whether you are new in town or a lifelong resident, volunteering is good for both you and your town. According to Psychology Today magazine, volunteers are happier and healthier than non-volunteers. In fact, during later life, volunteering is even more… Read more >