Welcome to Guilford CT Parks & Recreation

Welcome to Guilford CT Parks & Recreation

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Revised Summer 2020 Brochure Summer Brochure July 2020

For information on Camp Menunkatuck please contact Taryn, Program Coordinator at erbt@ci.guilford.ct.us.

05/22/2020: Lake Quonnipaug is CLOSED until further notices!! Please read the news release for information on Jacobs Beach.

*Lake Q closed for now due to social distancing requirements
*Jacobs open with beach pass payment only.  No daily fees at present.  Visa, Master card and Discover                                                                          *Non – residents cannot be restricted per State law, but their fee is double resident fee                                                                                                                        * No life guards for now in  accordance with State guidelines.                     news release beaches 2020

05/15/2020:  Due to the space required by the State mandated social distancing,  Lake Quonnipaug will not be open until further notice.  The parking lot will also be closed.

Jacobs Beach will be open with limited capacity.  Once capacity is reached,  there will be no access to the beach.  A digital sign will be at Covenant Point at the split of Old Whitfield and Whitfield St that will indicate when the beach is at capacity.   There will be staff monitoring the park for safe social distancing.   People will be able to purchase season passes this weekend at the beach.  Credit cards are the only method of payment being accepted.   In addition,  passes can be purchased through the Parks and Recreation website.  Until further notice, there will not be lifeguards at the beach.

GUILFORD CARES  During this time of “Stay Safe, Stay Home” in Connecticut, Guilford Parks and Recreation Seniors Program, in coordination with Guilford Interfaith Volunteers, Guilford Social Services, Guilford Cares and the Ethan Miller Song Foundation  is implementing a program to deliver food to the homes of seniors and those who are immunocompromised.    During this difficult time, staying home is in your best interest so let your caring community help.

Splash Pad:  Guilford Splash Pad Donation Form

 All Guilford Parks and Recreation programs are cancelled until further notice.

3-14-2020 — COVID-19 Message from Matt Hoey, First Selectman — The Town of Guilford will be shutting down public access to the Community Center and the Guilford Free Library. At this point, the closings are for an indefinite period of time and we will re-evaluate this decision as appropriate. The only scheduled activities/meetings that will take place at the community center will be those associated with governmental functions including Board and Commission meetings. 

Annual Report 2018 – 2019

The Guilford Parks, Recreation and Seniors Department invites you to join the community by participating in the many programs and services we offer.

Become involved and stay active with our programs, classes, and trips provided for all ages. The Parks and Recreation Department also maintains various facilities and rooms available for reservation, and has many parks and beaches for Guilford residents, as well as those of surrounding communities to enjoy.

For up to date program information and announcements, like the Town of Guilford on Facebook!

Upcoming Events

  • Sign up and stay active with our programs, classes, and trips provided for all ages.
  • The Parks and Recreation Department also maintains various facilities and rooms available for reservation.
  • Start your membership and enjoy  parks and beaches for Guilford residents.
  • There are a number of rooms at the Nathanael B. Greene Community Center that are available for rental through the Guilford Parks and Recreation Department. These multi-purpose rooms are available upon request for public use for a variety of functions, including meetings, exercise classes, parties, and more.