Who We Are
The Department of Parks and Recreation, under the direction and control of the First Selectman, is headed by Joseph Siciliano, and includes four Divisions; Recreation, Parks and Trees, Marine and Facility Operations, and the Griffith E. Harris Golf Course.
Our primary objective is to create a wholesome and beneficial leisure experience for all Greenwich residents through high quality public recreational opportunities in our parks, programs, and facilities.
Superintendent: Susan Snyder
- Responsible for organized recreational activities such as summer day camps, sports programs and special events
- Manages and schedules (6) recreation facilities; Dorothy Hamill Ice Rink, Greenwich Skatepark, Eastern Greenwich Civic Center (EGCC), Bendheim Western Greenwich Civic Center (BWGCC), and the Cos Cob and William Yantorno Community Centers.
- Averages 25,000 field hours scheduled per year
Parks and Trees Division
Superintendent: Dr. Gregory Kramer
- Maintains approximately 1.6M acres of public property
- 61 athletic fields that consist of 42 basketball courts, 36 tennis courts, 2 paddle tennis courts, and 2 horseshoe pits
- Cares for traffic circles, public cemeteries, and over 300 cul-de-sacs
- Manages and cares for over 65,000 roadside trees and hundreds of thousands of trees on Town property
Marine and Facility Operations Division
Superintendent: Brian Kerzner
- Operates municipal beaches, a ferry service, two off-shore islands, 24 local aids to navigation, and the Town’s 4 boating facilities
- Oversees, subject to the jurisdiction of the Town, the Town’s harbors and vessel activity
Griffith E. Harris Golf Course
Operations Manager: Steve Pyo
- Maintains and operates an award-winning 18-hole Robert Trent Jones designed course
- Averages 37,000 rounds of golf per season
It is the Town of Greenwich's policy to provide full, equal and nondiscriminatory access to its park facilities, beaches and recreation areas in accordance with applicable state and federal laws. The Town's park facilities, beaches and recreation areas are open to all Town residents and other members of the general public admitted thereto in accordance with, and subject to, applicable state and federal laws, and ordinances, and regulations promulgated by the Director of Parks & Recreation and the Selectmen. It is the policy of the Town of Greenwich that all Town ordinances, regulations, policies and rules with respect to the Town's park facilities, beaches and recreation areas are applied consistently without regard to race, creed, color, national origin, ancestry, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, lawful source of income, mental retardation, mental disability or physical disability, including but not limited to blindness or deafness or any other legally protected classification.