Category: Parks and Recreation

Social Distancing in our parks

ATTENTION: In response to CDC guidelines during the COVID – 19 pandemic the Parks and Recreation Department reminds our patrons to take the necessary precautions regarding “Social Distancing” while using our facilities.  We are making the following recommendations: Do not… Read more >

Parks and Recreation COVID-19 update

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 daily lives.  The Parks and Recreation Department will continue to work with our… Read more >

Touch A Truck

East Lyme Touch A Truck – Cancelled

The Thames West Auxiliary of Child and Family Agency is disappointed to announce that the East Lyme Touch A Truck scheduled for May 16, 2020 has had to be cancelled because of the Corona Virus. However, don’t despair! We will… Read more >

Niantic Fire Engine

Touch a Truck 2020 – Save the Date

On Saturday, September 26, 2020, the Thames West Auxiliary of Child and Family Agency of Southeastern Connecticut and the East Lyme Parks & Recreation Department will co-sponsor our Thirteenth Annual Touch A Truck. This family event will take place from… Read more >

Touch A Truck

East Lyme Touch A Truck 2020 – Calling All Vehicles!

Calling all vehicles – Trucks (big, small, antique, brand new, or unique), Boats, Helicopters – we welcome you all. Now is the time for Vehicle Owners to register to participate in the THIRTEENTH Annual Touch A Truck to be held… 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 >