Category: Parks and Recreation

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 >

Niantic Fire Engine

Touch a Truck 2020 – Cancelled

This event is cancelled. 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… Read more >

Parks and Recreation Update

The East Lyme Parks and Recreation Commission at their regularly scheduled meeting on June 11, 2020 made the following policy adjustments for entrance to Town of East Lyme Beaches (McCook Point Park, Hole in the Wall, Niantic Bay Beach @… Read more >

Park and Recreation Summer Camp: Canceled

Please see the attached letter regarding the cancelation of our Summer Camp for this year. If you have any questions you may call the parks and recreation office at 860-739-5828.

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 >

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 >

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 >