Parks Information

DICKINSON MEMORIAL PARK - Located on 50 Elm Drive in Newtown, this park is open to Newtown residents only, from 9 a.m. until sundown. Dickinson Park has (5) NEW tennis courts, softball field, NEW basketball court, NEW Skate Park, two playground areas, FUNSCAPE creative play area, pavilion and picnicking  facilities, complete with charcoal grills. A park permit is required on any vehicle entering the park.

TREADWELL MEMORIAL PARK - Located on 47 Philo Curtis Road in Sandy Hook, this park is open from 9 a.m. until sundown. Amenities include (4) tennis courts, a ball wall, basketball court, two playground areas, pavilion, multi-purpose baseball/softball field, two regulation size soccer field, and swimming pool complex, which features an 8 lane, 25 yard pool, with a diving "L" and wading pool. Locker facilities are available.

LAKE LILLINONAH PARK - Located at the end of 196 Hanover Road. In addition to a beautiful view of the lake, there are picnic tables, grills and a boat launch. There are portable bathroom facilities and parking. Swimming is NOT allowed, as boats pose too much danger. A park permit is required on any vehicle entering the park. A boat launch permit is required to launch your boat.

ORCHARD HILL NATURE CENTER - Located on 20 Huntingtown Road. Its historical assets include two mills and dams, which date back to the early part of the 19th Century. Its natural assets include rare beauty, and a remarkable diversity of habitats which provide home to an unusually large number of species of plants and animals. Trees in the Orchard Hill Property

The construction of a parking area has been completed and several trails have been cut in by Boy Scouts MAP.

EICHLER’S COVE MARINA - Located at the end of 11 Old Bridge Road in the southeastern corner of Newtown, was recently purchased by the Town of Newtown. Offering a marina, boat launch, picnic area, small beach and spectacular view. Eicher’s Cove is the only public access to Lake Zoar. A park permit is required on any vehicle entering the park..

A boat launch permit is required to launch your boat.

DIRECTIONS

Newtown Parks and Recreation Town Parks Rules and Regulations will be out by January 1st.


Tennis at Treadwell and Dickinson Park

  • Treadwell Park - Nets will be installed by April 15th (weather permitting).
  • Dickinson Park - Nets will be installed by April 15th (weather permitting).
  • ALL tennis nets will be removed November 11th. (weather permitting).
  • ALL court time is on a first come first served basis.
  • NO private tennis lessons allowed. Lessons by Parks and Recreation personnel only.