Parks, Pools and Recreation

Wethersfield Parks and Recreation
505 Silas Deane Highway
Phone: (860) 721-2890 |

Whether it’s a quiet stroll on a nature trail, participating in a program, playing softball under the lights or hosting a family event at the historic 1774 Solomon Welles House, Wethersfield has something to offer for everyone. There are 644 acres of parkland with unique areas such as Wintergreen Woods, Wethersfield Cove and the 1860 Reservoir, where open space, wooded areas and natural ponds make Wethersfield a beautiful and special place to live.

The Parks and Recreation Department offers year-round activities for all ages. To buy a pool pass and learn about program offerings and class registration visit:

Parks and Recreation Programs Include:



William J. Pitkin Recreation
Complex 30, Greenfield Street

20.67 acres. Within the complex are the Pitkin Community Center, Willard Pool, a basketball court, little league field and a playscape.

Pitkin Community Center
30 Greenfield Street
Phone: (860) 721-2950

Located within the Pitkin Recreation Complex, the 34,000 square foot building has a banquet room, fitness room, gymnasium, preschool room, meeting and function rooms. The Pitkin Community Center is available for receptions, parties, meetings and houses the 9/11 Sports Center, Senior Citizen Center and the Community TV Studio.

9/11 Memorial Sports Center
30 Greenfield Street

Located in the Pitkin Community Center, this facility includes a gym, fitness room and a meeting room.

Willard Pool
30 Greenfield Street

Located within the Pitkin Recreation Complex, this facility has a wading pool, instructional pool and a diving pool. Visit for information about fees and outdoor pool passes.


Mill Woods Park
154 Prospect Street

122.16 acres containing Loretta’s Dream – a new picnic pavilion, walking paths, playground, lighted little league Stadium, little league fields, skate park, a lighted softball field, softball fields, a basketball court, beach and outdoor swimming pond, picnic areas, an off-leash dog park, bocce courts, a playscape, soccer fields, lighted tennis courts, fishing pond and walking trails.

Mill Woods Swim Center
154 Prospect Street

Two acre swimming pond (filtered water) with a sandy beach and bathhouse located within Mill Woods Park. Visit for information about fees and outdoor pool passes.

Eleanor Buck Wolf Nature Center
156 Prospect Street
Phone: (860) 721-2980

Located adjacent to Mill Woods Park, the Nature Center is an environmental education facility devoted to the mission of sharing and exploring our natural world through exciting environmental learning.

Wethersfield High School

Backman Pool at Wethersfield High School
411 Wolcott Hill Avenue

Indoor swimming and seasonal indoor swim lessons. Visit for information about fees and indoor pool passes.

Pine Acres Swim & Tennis Club

196 Western Boulevard

Pine Acres is a member-owned outdoor facility in Wethersfield.  Families or individuals from any town are welcome to become members.  Visit for information about membership, fees, facilities, and operating hours.