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Walking Program
Litchfield Parks and Recreation
Monday & Tuesday ~ 9:30-11:00 a.m.
Bantam Gym
There is a new Walking program at Litchfield Parks and Recreation's home in the Bantam Gym, Monday and Tuesday mornings from 9:30 to 11:00 a.m. The program is free!
The program is great of adults and seniors as well! Come and enjoy indoor walking in the winter. Stay fit during those cold winter months! Walk for your health and meet some great new friends! The program has begun, but is welcoming new members every session. Please contact Diane Whitehouse (860) 567-9139 for more details.
Thrill in the Hills Duathlon
Sunday,May 7, 2017
It’s back! Litchfield Parks and Recreation is announcing The 3rd Annual Thrill in the Hills Duathlon on Sunday, May 7. The event offers a scenic and yet challenging course through the Litchfield Hills. The run portion is a combination of road and trails in and around the grounds of the White Memorial Foundation. The bike is a one loop course of rolling hills around Bantam Lake. The event is great for to work out the winter kinks and its beginner friendly with a "no pressure" atmosphere.  Teams or individuals are invited to participate! Race proceeds will go to benefit the Litchfield Greenway.
Event details and schedule: Check in opens at Litchfield High School, 14 Plumb Hill Rd, Litchfield CT 06759 at 6:30 a.m. and will close at 7:45 a.m. Facilities are available at the high school. Awards will go to the first over-all male and female, and 10 year age-group awards.
Go to to sign up. Sign up will soon be available at Litchfield Parks and Recreation or by going to the website: then go to “Registration Forms” and then “Thrill in the Hills.” See you there! Start training!
Litchfield’s Skating Rink is now open
The Town of Litchfield’s Skating Rink is now open for skaters of all types and abilities. The recent cold snap took temperatures below zero and froze over the entire rink. Skaters should have their own skates and skate at their own risk. The skating rink will be open from dawn until dusk, weather permitting.
The rink is located behind the Litchfield Town Hall along Route 202 in Litchfield. There is no charge to use the facility. For more information contact Litchfield Parks and Recreation at (860) 567-7569.
Litchfield Hills Rowing Club
indoor training 
The Litchfield Hills Rowing Club's indoor training program will be held on Mondays and Wednesdays at 6:00 a.m. and Wednesdays and Fridays at 6:30 p.m.
Instructors are Kynan Reelick and Katy Vargas. In addition to training on rowing machines, participants will be led through core and flexibility exercises.
Single sessions are $15. Five sessions are $60 and 10 sessions are $100. For more information please visit
2017 Tri-Town Winter Workouts
Tri-Town Youth Baseball and Softball is once again excited to invite players age 7 - 12 to attend winter workouts at the Berkshire Batting Club. The sessions will be led by our faithful volunteers and are intended to provide skill building drills and fun with teammates. We are also very excited to announce that we are putting some of our fund raising efforts from last year toward the cost of this program.
The fee to participate is cut in half from last year’s rate of $50 to $25 per player for the entire program. The program runs from January 16 - March 2017.
Softball: Monday Nights 5:30 - 6:30 p.m.
AA/AAA: Monday Nights 6:30 - 7:30 p.m.
Majors: Monday Nights 7:30 - 8:30 p.m.
Please visit our website to sign up for this program
Co-ed "Drop-in" Volleyball
Litchfield Parks & Recreation
Tuesdays ~ 7:30-9:00 p.m.
Litchfield Intermediate School Gym
The Litchfield Parks and Recreation Department is again hosting“Drop-in” Volleyball on Tuesday nights at the Litchfield Intermediate School Gym from 7:30 p.m until 9:00 p.m.

All interested players should just show up ready to play. Teams are selected on a weekly basis and will rotate around the courts to try and play all other teams in the gym that night.
The cost should not be a problem as it is free to the public. Men and women of all ages and abilities can have lots of fun and get some exercise during those long winter months by playing “Drop-in” Volleyball.

All participants must sign a waiver to play. Click here for the waiver form. Print fill out the form and sign it and send it into Litchfield Parks and Recreation, P.O. Box 12, Bantam, CT 06750. For more information, contact Litchfield Parks and Recreation at (860) 567-7569 or online at 
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