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Parks, Playgrounds, Ball Fields in Greenwich CT

Parks


Binney Park
Binney Park is located in Old Greenwich south of the Post Road, bordered by Sound Beach Avenue, Arch Street and the railroad tracks. A focal point of activity for residents of Old Greenwich and Riverside, the park is 22 acres in size and is a picturesque property with a lake, three baseball fields and four tennis courts. The summer highlight is an annual July 4 fireworks display with musical entertainment for picnickers. In October there is a popular model sailboat race on the pond. Soccer and lacrosse teams play in the park and there are summer day camps.

Bruce Memorial Park
Bruce Memorial Park and the Bruce Museum are located west of Indian Field Road, south of the Connecticut Turnpike (I-95) and east of Steamboat Road. The park covers 60-plus acres and incorporates a wide range of facilities and activities—three tennis courts, a baseball diamond, a lawn-bowling/croquet court, a Perrier Par-Course fitness circuit, play ground and a gazebo.

Byram Shore and Rosenwald Park>br>
 Byram Shore Park and Rosenwald Park, tucked between the Connecticut Turnpike (I-95), Ritch Avenue and Long Island Sound, are a haven for water sports and over 29 ½ acres they have something for everyone. For bathers who prefer a fresh water pool there is one set on the edge of the sound. The park also has three lighted tennis courts and the only lighted baseball field in Greenwich. On a bluff overlooking the sound is a clambake area with a pavilion for family reunions and corporate outings.

Christiano Park
Christiano Park in western Greenwich covers five acres off Holly Hill Lane with limited access from Lyon. The park offers two tennis courts, a baseball diamond, barbecue grills, a children's playground and a cricket pitch. The park also has restrooms and is the site of the clubhouse of the Greenwich Pigeon Club.

DeLuca Property
The DeLuca Property is located on the Mianus River shore before the intersection of Valley Road and Palmer Hill Road. Less than one acre, it is a small area that offers nature trails along the riverbank. There is parking on a small gravel lot off Valley Road.

Island Beach
Island Beach is set in Greenwich Harbor approximately two miles south of the mainland. It is accessible between mid-June and mid-September by ferry from the landing at Roger Sherman Baldwin Park. There are almost 1,000 feet of sandy beach and designated swimming and boating areas with lifeguards on duty. The facilities include picnic tables, grills, a snack bar, covered shelters, dressing rooms and restrooms.

Jaycee Park
Jaycee Park is three quarters of an acre off Greenwich Avenue at Lewis Street, that offers a quiet place for brown bag lunching or viewing the passing scene. To commemorate the U.S. Bicentennial, the entrance to the park is distinguished by a sculpture of an American bald eagle by Lubomoiv Tomaszenski, commissioned by the Jaycees.

Roger Sherman Baldwin Park
The park is a small treasure covering 6.3 acres in central Greenwich, a waterfront area with a view of Greenwich Harbor and Long Island Sound, near the Greenwich train station and I-95 off Exit 3. In summer the offer offers outdoor concerts and theatrical productions. Also on the property are a teen center and buildings of the parks and tree departments.

Steamboat Road Landing
 The landing is a half-acre at the end of Steamboat Road with a concrete pier, open from 6 a.m. to 8 p.m. and accessible by walk-ins. A commuter parking lot is nearby off I-95, Exit 3.

Playgrounds


Bible Street Playground
The Bible Street Playground covers seven acres in Cos Cob next to the Cos Cob Community Center and Michael C. Moretti Field. The property features two baseball diamonds - one for hardball, one for softball - two tennis courts, two bocce courts, a basketball court, paddle tennis courts and two playgrounds for children - with swings, climbing apparatus, slides, sand box, walking bridge and a toddler merry-go-round. Inside the community center is a combination playroom/meeting room.

Loughlin Playground
 Loughlin Playground is located in central Cos Cob at the intersection of Loughlin Avenue and Butler Street. Open year-around, the park incorporates two lighted paddle tennis courts, two tennis courts, a baseball diamond adaptable for hardball or softball, a soccer field, a hard-surface basketball area and a playground with slides, monkey bars, swings and climbing apparatus.

William Street Playground
The playground covers almost an acre one block north of the Post Road at the intersection of Church Street and William Street, open daylight hours year-around. The property incorporates a ball field, basketball court, merry-go-round, climbing apparatus, sliding boards, swing sets and a picnic tables.

Ball Fields


There are 38 ball fields throughout Greenwich allocated as follows (with areas of Greenwich designated):

Binney Park (3)
Bruce Park (1)

Byram Park (1)
Byram School (2)

Central Middle School (2)
Christiano Park (1)
Cos Cob School (1)
Dundee (2)
E.G.C. C. (1)
Eastern Middle School (2)
Glenville School (1)
Greenwich High School (2)

Hamilton Avenue School (1)
Havemeyer Field (1)
Loughlin Avenue (2)
Julian Curtis (2)
Moretti Field (2)
New Lebanon (1)
North Mianus School (1)
North Street School (2)

Old Greenwich School (2)
Parkway School (1)
Pemberwick Park (1)
Riverside School (2)
Tuefel Field (1)
W.G.C.C. (1)
Western Middle School (3)