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Attractions

Parks and Playgrounds

Bible Street Playground
Location: Cos Cob
Contact: 203 622 7700

Binney Park
Location: Riverside
Contact: 203 622 7814

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Bruce Park
Location: Bruce Park Drive
Contact: 203 622 7824

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Byram Park
Location: 4 Ritch Ave W
Contact: 203 531 8938
(please note Rosenwald property and Byram pool will be closed pending soil remediation)

Eastern Greenwich Civic Center
Location: 90 Harding Road in Old Greenwich
Contact: 203 637 4583

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Ferry to Island Beach
Location: Arch Street
Contact for weather cancellations: 203 661 5957
(Park in designated spaces in Island Beach Parking Lot on left, across the street from ferry dock- valid Park Pass required – for Greenwich residents and their guests only)

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Greenwich Point Park
Location: Old Greenwich
(Open Year Round 6:00am – sunset)

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Loughlin Ave Playground
Location: Loughlin Ave in Cos Cob

Roger Sherman Baldwin Park
Location: Arch Street
Contact: 203 622 7814

Western Greenwich Civic Center
Location: 449 Pemberwick Road
Contact: 203 532 1259

William Street Playground
Location: Church Street

Bendheim Western Greenwich Civic Center
Location: 449 Pemberwick Rd., Glenville
A Glenville playground with activities for kids 2-12; there’s also a softball diamond and football field.

Bible Street Playground
Location: Cos Cob, CT
Neighborhood playground perfect for younger kids, with a small-ish slide and infant swings. Adjacent to large field for running around.

Binney Park
Location: Old Greenwich, CT
Stop here after picking up bagels for a picnic at Upper Crust in Old Greenwich. Walk your dog around the pond or watch other people walk their pups.

Bruce Park Playground
Location: Bruce Park, Greenwich
Probably the most popular playground in town, there’s a ton to do for kids from new walkers through elementary school. Think: large sandbox, climbing structures, rocking rides and slides.

Cos Cob Park
Location: Sound Shore Drive, Cos Cob
This new playground has a separate section for kids under 3, with softer ground and smaller equipment. Bonus for parents—a spacious walking path for strollers and a gorgeous view of the water.

Greenwich Common
Location: 1 Sound View Ct., Greenwich
This is a small playground with picnic tables/field right downtown. Grab a coffee on the Ave. and take a breather from errands while the kids burn off some steam.

Greenwich Public Schools
Location: Various
When school’s not in session, the elementary schools have playgrounds perfect for older kids (and little brothers and sisters itching to keep up with them).

Loughlin Ave Playground
Location: Loughlin Ave., Cos Cob
Pick up a smoothie at Green & Tonic and walk over to this medium-sized playground with rocking alligators for little ones, and swings for kids of all ages. Adjacent to soccer field and paddle courts.

Pemberwick Park
Location: Pemberwick Rd., Greenwich
Standard playground fare for kids 2 to 12 years old.

William Street Playground
Location: Corner of Church St. & William St., Greenwich
Another downtown playground with activities for kids 2-12; there’s a basketball court for older kids and teens.

Museums

Bruce Museum
Location: 1 Museum Drive
Contact: 203 869 0376

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Maritime Aquarium
Location: 10 N. Water St (Norwalk)
Contact: 203 852 0700

Stepping Stones Museum
Location: 303 West Ave Mathews Park (Norwalk)
Contact: 203 899 0606

Libraries and Bookstores

Greenwich Library
Location: 101 West Putnam Ave
Contact: 203 622 7900

Perrot Memorial Library
Location: 90 Sound Beach Ave in Old Greenwich
Contact: 203 637 1066

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Cos Cob Library
Location: 5 Sinawoy Road
Contact: 203 622 6883

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Byram Shubert Library
Location: 21 Mead Ave
Contact: 203 531 0426

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Diane’s Books (bookstore)
Location: 8 Grigg St
Contact: 203 869 1515

Nature Centers

Babcock Preserve
Location: North Street (1/2 mile north of Merritt Parkway)

Audubon Center
Location: 613 Riversville Road
Contact: 203 869 5272

Stamford Museum and Nature Center
Location: 39 Scofieldtown Rd (Stamford)
Contact: 203 977 6521

New Canaan Nature Center
Location: 144 Oenoke Ridge (New Canaan)
Contact: 203 966 9577

Mianus River Nature Park
Location: 888 Washington Blvd (Stamford)
Contact: 203 977 4140

Sachem Nature Preserve
Location: Sachem Road Cos Cob

Edward Schongalla Nature Preserve
Location: MacArthur Drive in Old Greenwich

Montgomery Pinetum Park and Nature Center
Location: Bible Street in Cos Cob
Contact: 203 622 7824

Laddins Rock
Location: High Meadow Road in Old Greenwich

Other Parks (without playgrounds)

 

Ferry to Island Beach
Location: Arch Street
Contact for weather cancellations: 203 661 5957
Park in designated spaces in Island Beach Parking Lot on left, across the street from ferry dock. Valid Park Pass required; for Greenwich residents and their guests only.

Greenwich Point Park
Location: Old Greenwich, CT
Usually referred to as “Tod’s Point,” this gorgeous green space on Long Island sound has it all—beach, picnic tables.

Roger Sherman Baldwin Park
Location: Arch St., Greenwich
Home to big events throughout the year, from Adopt-A-Dog to the Greenwich Wine + Food Festival.

 

To learn more about Greenwich Parks & Recreation, go to greenwichctgov.com or call 203 622 7814.

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