Litchfield News




Sports & Recreation

2017 Litchfield Senior Spring Soiree
Thursday, March 23 ~ 12:00 p.m.
Litchfield Community Center
Seniors in the Litchfield community are invited to celebrate the arrival of Spring this year at The Senior Luncheon put on by Litchfield Parks and Recreation at the Litchfield Community Center on Thursday, March 23rd at 12:00 noon.
The event will be featuring the very popular Survivor Swing Band for the listening and dancing pleasure of all in attendance. The gala will be catered by the culinary students of Oliver Wolcott Technical School. Lasagna, salad, bread, dessert all-inclusive for just $10.
Tickets for the event are on sale now at Murphy’s Pharmacy, Litchfield’s Town Hall, and at the Litchfield Parks and Recreation office in the Bantam Annex or you can make reservations at the Litchfield Community Center and pay at the door. Admission fee is $10 each. Desserts are always welcomed! For more information, please contact Litchfield Parks and Recreation at (860) 567-7569.
Goshen Recreation Bunco Night
Saturday, March 25 ~ 4:00-6:00 p.m.
Camp Coch, Goshen
291 Beach Street, Goshen
Register with Goshen Recreation

Warren Park & Recreation
Daytrips, Warren Community Events, Senior Trips
Fitness Classes, Outdoor Activities & Events
Thrill in the Hills Duathlon
Sunday, May 7 ~ 6:30 a.m.
Litchfield High School
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!
8th Annual Girls Just Wanna Run 5K
Sunday, May 7 ~ 12 Noon Start
Near Litchfield Athletic Club
Online registration is open!
Day of registration begins
at 10:30 am on race day!

Adults: $30
Girls 12 & Under: $18
 Sign up before March 27th
and receive your free Tek T-Shirt!
 Price increases to $35 on April 15th!

Registration and bib pick up is on
Sunday, May 7 ~ 10:30 - 11:30 a.m.
Race begins at 12:00 p.m.
 Rain or Shine!

Women and girls of all ages are invited to participate in our 8th annual race! Prizes awarded to the overall finisher, top three runners in each age group, Ms. Diva, Most Glam Girl, best group… you get the picture! Dress up, make it fun and win!

The Girls Just Wanna Run 5k Race is a fundraising charity event focusing on health and wellness in girls and women. Walkers, joggers, runners, girls and women of all ages and abilities are welcome to participate!
Parking is at the Bantam River Corporate Park, located next to the Litchfield Athletic Club on Route 202 in Litchfield.  ** No dogs or roller blades/skates.**

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 
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.