Litchfield News



Sports & Recreation

Volleyball program being held on Tuesdays
The Litchfield Parks and Recreation Department is again hosting drop-in volleyball on Tuesday nights at the Litchfield Intermediate School Gym from 7:30 until 9. 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 program is free. All participants must sign a waiver to play. Go to and click on departments, then click on Recreation Department and then click on registration forms, then click “Volleyball Form” and print. Then 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.
Riding classes for children and women
Litchfield Parks and Recreation is offering an equestrian class for children to learn the basics of horse care, feeding, grooming and tacking. A one-hour riding lesson is included each week, Tuesdays from 4 to 6 p.m. at The Riding Center, 321 Beach Street in Litchfield.
There are two sessions scheduled for the fall. The first session is Oct. 1, 15, 22 and 29 with the second session Nov. 5, 12, 19, and 26. This is a rain or shine program as the indoor riding arena will be used in times of inclement weather. The cost is $200 per session. If more than one child in the family is participating, the fee is $175 for each child.
A riding class for ladies will be held at the Riding Center on Mondays from 5 to 6:30 p.m. The cost is $50 per class of $190 for four classes.
For more information contact Bonnie at the Riding Center 203-731-9875. Email is