Recreation

New Hours for Golf Course Driving Range

By at April 19, 2011 | 10:56 am |

New Hours for Golf Course Driving Range

Stanley Golf Course has extended the hours of the driving range. The nineteen station covered, heated and lighted driving range is open weekdays and weekends at 7 a.m. and will stay open until 9 p.m. on weekdays and until 8 p.m. on weekends. Swing into spring by hitting a small bucket of balls for $5, medium bucket for $7.50, or a large bucket for only more...

Feature , Recreation

Walnut Hill Tennis Courts Closed

By at April 18, 2011 | 2:56 pm |

Walnut Hill Tennis Courts Closed

The New Britain Parks and Recreation Department have announced that the tennis courts at Walnut Hill Park will be closed for construction starting April 18th and will not re-open for approximately one month.  Please consider using the tennis courts at Stanley Quarter Park or New Britain High School during this time of facility improvement.  Any questions regarding the more...

Feature , Recreation

Golf Course Boasts State of the Art GIS System

By at April 15, 2011 | 7:00 am |

Golf Course Boasts State of the Art GIS System

Stanley Golf Course has something many courses in the area are sure to envy. This season it has installed the latest and greatest golf technology in the country. Stanley Golf Course, a 27-hole public golf course, features a fleet of 87 new 2011 Precedent Excel golf carts that enhance a golfer’s experience. All golf carts are equipped with the Visage Mobile Golf more...

Feature , Recreation

Co-ed Flag Football to be Offered to Students in Spring

By at April 1, 2011 | 7:00 am |

Co-ed Flag Football to be Offered to Students in Spring

The New Britain Parks and Recreation Department will be offering a co-ed flag football league for students in middle school. This flag football league is set to be the only spring league in the city dedicated to football for New Britain’s youth. The league is set to begin Saturday, April 2, 2011 at 10:00am. The Flag Football League will meet at Hungerford Park on more...

Recreation

Annual Fishing Derby Planned for April 16

By at March 28, 2011 | 10:13 am |

Annual Fishing Derby Planned for April 16

The New Britain Parks and Recreation Department is accepting registrations for its annual TD Bank Fishing Derby at Doerr Pond in Martha Hart Park. The event is held in New Britain on Saturday, April 16, from 9 a.m. to noon. Participants 15 years of age and younger are eligible to register for the children’s division and people over the age of 16 must register in the more...

Recreation

A Great Season for Falcon Nest 88 Ski Club

By at March 25, 2011 | 4:38 pm |

A Great Season for Falcon Nest 88 Ski Club

This winter, with abnormally heavy snow and arctic cold, may have been difficult on many individuals, but for skiers, it was a blessing. The New Britain Falcons Club Nest 88 Ski Club took full advantage of the plentiful snows of this winter with five ski trips so far. A final ski trip is planned to Okemo Mountain in VT on March 27. The Falcons Ski Club has been in more...

New Britain Polish Life , Recreation

Irv Black Invitational Comes Back to City

By at March 25, 2011 | 4:35 pm |

Irv Black Invitational Comes Back to City

The Irv Black Invitational will come back to New Britain next month. The meet is a full two-day Olympic Style Co-Ed Meet featuring various track and field events. On July 14, 2010, Black, the retired New Britain High School track coach passed away. He coached cross country and track and field from 1953-1988 and won 28 state titles. Black is a member of the more...

Recreation

Stanley Golf Course Opens

By at March 21, 2011 | 12:57 am |

Stanley Golf Course Opens

The Stanley Municipal Golf Course officially opened for the 2011 season on Thursday, March 17 at 11 a.m. Mayor Timothy T. Stewart hit the first ball, followed by Chairman Jamie Giantonio and Vice Chairman Paul Shaker Sr. Stanley Golf Course opened 18 holes. The course will be open at 9 a.m. Mondays through Fridays, and 8 a.m.  Saturdays and Sundays until weather more...

Recreation