2 RENSHAW ROAD DARIEN, CT 06820 203.655.2227

Darien Cultural and Recreational Resources for Seniors

 

Resource Darien Location Description Website Contact
At Home In Darien 2 Renshaw Road Helps Darien seniors live independently, comfortably and with dignity in their own homes. Click Here

203-655-2227
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Cherry Lawn Park 120 Brookside Road Four tennis courts, a basketball court, community gardens, playground area, a natural pond, gazebo, walking trails, a multi-use field (Casey Field), a softball field, several picnic areas and a public restroom. The park is also home to the Darien Nature Center. Click Here

Department of Parks & Recreation
203-656-7325

Darien Arts Center 2 Renshaw Road Educates, promotes and provides the means of artistic expression in dance, music, visual arts and theatre for members of the community of all ages. Click Here

203-655-8583
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Darien Community Association 274 Middlesex Road Hosts programs for people of all ages. The grounds include a bird sanctuary and a butterfly garden. The DCA also runs a thrift shop. Click Here 203-655-9050 x 10
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Darien Farmers Market 25 Old Kings Hwy N. Farm to table market where local growers bring produce directly to consumers. Click Here
Darien Library 1441 Post Road Provides education, entertainment, enrichment, and community building through compassionate service to all. The library is the heart of Darien and provides experiences that people love and remember. Click Here

203-669-5224
Kiera Parrott
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Darien Men’s Association 274 Middlesex Road Dedicated to good fellowship, community service, and fun. Membership is open to all men residing in Darien and the surrounding towns, aged 50 or over. Sponsors weekly speaker sessions and many social activities. Click Here
Darien Nature Center 120 Brookside Road Provides quality educational programs to families to foster a better understanding and appreciation of the natural world Click Here 203-655-7459
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Darien YMCA 2420 Post Road Provides programs that build healthy spirit, mind and body for all ages. Click Here 203-655-8228
Museum of Darien 45 Old Kings Highway Located in the 17th Century Bates-Scofield House, the museum is dedicated to collecting, preserving and exhibiting materials of local historical value and focuses on educating the community about Darien’s heritage. Click Here
Ox Ridge Riding and Racquet Club 512 Middlesex Road Maintains a large open-space, and provides equestrian and racquet recreational facilities. Click Here 203-655-2559
Pear Tree Point Beach 135 Pear Tree Point Road Bathing area, handicap accessible picnic area with picnic tables and grills, a gazebo overlooking the sound, a bathhouse, fully operational concession stand, a boat launch ramp, and two beaches. Click Here Dep’t of Parks & Recreation
203-656-7325
Jim Coghlan
Selleck’s Wood Nature Preserve Parklands Drive Hiking trails through nature preserve Click Here 203-655-2455
Spring Grove Veterans Cemetery 41 Hecker Avenue One of two veterans cemeteries in CT, and has several significant monuments. The youngest CT recipient of Medal of Honor is interred here (Oscar Peck- age 14 on receipt). Site of annual Memorial Day dedication ceremony, and Wreaths Across America ceremony.
Stony Brook Park Ledge Road Hiking trails through nature preserve Click Here Dep’t of Parks & Recreation
203-656-7325
Jim Coghlan
Swap Shop 126 Ledge Road Provides site for Town residents to recycle/reuse a wide range of items thereby keeping them out of the municipal solid waste stream. Click Here [email protected]
Tilley Pond Park 24 West Avenue Walking trails, gazebo Click Here Dep’t of Parks & Recreation
203-656-7325
Jim Coghlan
Town of Darien- Human Services 2 Renshaw Road Provides support for seniors, disabled, low-income and special needs residents Click Here 203-656-7494
Alexandra Ramsteck [email protected]
Town of Darien- Senior Center 2 Renshaw Road Nurtures the physical, intellectual, and social well-being of seniors ages 55+. Provides services to enhance individual lives, promotes well-being, dignity and independence and keeps members connected and integrated into the community Click Here 203-656-7488
Elizabeth Paris
[email protected]
VFW Post 6933 205 Noroton Avenue Supports needs of veterans; sponsors Flag Day Ceremony, Wreaths Across America program, educational programs in local schools; sponsor Little League teams and a Cub Scout Pack; Food Drive for Food Bank; Click Here [email protected]
Weed Beach 155 Nearwater Lane Recreational facilities include swimming, racquetball, picnicking; jungle gym; hiking trails, tennis courts Click Here Dep’t of Parks & Recreation
203-656-7325
Jim Coghlan
Woodland Park Nature Preserve 100 Middlesex Road Hiking trails through nature preserve Click Here Dep’t of Parks & Recreation
203-656-7325
Jim Coghlan
YWCA Darien/Norwalk 49 Old Kings Hwy. N. Encourages healthy, positive development of families at all ages and stages Click Here 203-655-2535
Judy Phillips [email protected]