Greenwich Parks & Recreation

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Greenwich Parks & Rec Marine Updates and Wait Lists for Boat Slips

At the April Park & Rec board meeting, Jeff Freidag, Superintendent of Marine Facilities & Operations, gave updates on off-season upgrades and waiting lists for town boat slips. He also introduced Brian Kerzner, the new Operations Manager for Boats and Harbors with the Marine & Facility Operations Division. Continue Reading →

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Thirty Years of Sand Sculptures Means a Blast at Greenwich Point

Kids of all ages got into the action. Some were solo affairs, others reflected family or neighborhood efforts. The end results featured some tremendous creativity. SandBlast 2014 reflects a 30 year collaboration between the Greenwich Arts Council and the Town’s Parks Rec Dept. Continue Reading →

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Why Do They Call it Pickleball? “Pickle” Was a Dog

Pickleball caught on in the US after a weekend in the 1960s when a Seattle congressman needed to entertain his family and only had a wiffle ball, paddle tennis paddles, and a badminton court. According to some sources, the family didn’t have a ball so they borrowed the ball of the family dog, “Pickle.” Continue Reading →

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