Thompson Recreation

“Our mission is to enhance, promote and support quality recreation facilities and opportunities for all residents of the community.”

Mission: “Our mission is to enhance, promote and support quality recreation facilities and opportunities for all residents of the community.”

Great advice from the Connecticut Department of Agriculture on how to keep our furry friends safe & healthy during this ...
07/19/2019

Great advice from the Connecticut Department of Agriculture on how to keep our furry friends safe & healthy during this weekend's heat wave! 🐴🐶🐱

ANIMAL HEAT ADVISORY
Pet and Livestock Owners Urged to Take Precautions During Hot, Humid Weather
(HARTFORD, CT) – The National Weather Service in has issued an Excessive Heat Watch, in effect this Saturday, July 20, 2019 from 11 AM to 9 PM, for all counties in Connecticut. With the already hot weather and the forecast for even hotter, more humid conditions, pet and livestock owners are advised to take precautions to prevent heat stress in their animals.
“We know how much people care for their animals,” says Connecticut Department of Agriculture Commissioner, Bryan P. Hurlburt. “It’s important to take the necessary precautions to recognize and manage the signs of heat stress in our pets and livestock. Being proactive is critical to ensuring your animal remains healthy.”
Read more on how you can best care for your pets and livestock here: https://bit.ly/30FCqfC

Beat this weekend's excessive ☀️🔥heat🔥☀️ with some 🏖COOL🏊‍♂️ events in Thompson! 🌝🎥TONIG...
07/19/2019

Beat this weekend's excessive ☀️🔥heat🔥☀️ with some 🏖COOL🏊‍♂️ events in Thompson!

🌝🎥TONIGHT (Friday, July 19) -- Join us for Lego Movie 2 and FREE PIZZA! Movie begins at 8:15 PM at Riverside Park on Rt. 12 in North Grosvenordale. Hosted by Thompson Recreation and Thompson Congregational Church, United Church of Christ. 🎞📽

🐮🍦 Tomorrow (Saturday, July 20): Visit Fort Hill Farms for the Farmer's Cow Ice Cream Day & Bluegrass Bash! Free Ice Cream! 1-3 pm. This event is open to the public, but is a great way for our (free!) Farm Passport Program members to add a stamp! Call or visit our office to pick up a Passport! 🍦🐮

⛵️ Also tomorrow, catch a sea breeze as Thompson Recreation sets sail for the Narragansett Lighthouses! This bus trip is full, but we have space available on our upcoming trips to the 🌺 New York City Botanical Gardens (Saturday, August 24) 🌸 and the 🚢 Charles River Cruise (Saturday, September 21) ⚓️ ⛵️.

Cooling stations in Thompson:

Tonight until 5 pm: Thompson Public Library on Riverside Drive in N.Grosvenordale

Cooling stations for the rest of the weekend are TBD. We will update this post when they become available. Contact Thompson Emergency Management at (860) 923-9320 for more information and with questions.

Visit us at Thompsonrec.org or give us a call for more information. Our office phone is (860) 923-9440.

07/18/2019
Thompson Recreation's Summer Adventure Camp

Thompson Recreation's Summer Adventure Camp

Good Afternoon Everyone!

Adventure Camp is moving to the school today-- Thursday, July 18, 2019!

Parent Pick up is at the Middle School Cafeteria! Please park near MIDDLE SCHOOL ENTRANCE and the cafeteria entrance is straight down the hall on the left!

Busses will run in the afternoon.
NOTICE: Please expect delays in the afternoon as the busses run their routes as if they were leaving from Quaddick

Thank You!

Thompson Proud
07/18/2019

Thompson Proud

Summer is going by quickly -- don't forget to Soak up the Summer with Thompson Recreation's Movies in the Park, Band Con...
07/17/2019

Summer is going by quickly -- don't forget to Soak up the Summer with Thompson Recreation's Movies in the Park, Band Concerts & Bus Trips!

Upcoming events:
Friday, July 19: Lego 2 Movie
Friday, July 26: Pulaski Brass Band
Friday, August 2: Throwback to the 60s

For more information, visit us at thompsonrec.org or give us a call at (860) 923-9440

Next week, Adventure Camp's Green, Yellow, and CIT (ages 9-14) groups' field trip is to Six Flags New England-- with a l...
07/16/2019

Next week, Adventure Camp's Green, Yellow, and CIT (ages 9-14) groups' field trip is to Six Flags New England-- with a late return of 7 pm. Red & Blue (ages 5-8) trip is to Southwick's Zoo!

Campers must be registered by Friday at NOON to get in on the adventure!

Daily & weekly rates available! NEW THIS YEAR-- Weekly cost of camp includes field trip & t-shirt as well as bussing to and from camp!

Open to residents and non-residents ages 5-14, this day camp located at Quaddick State Park offers a variety of activities including sports, games, arts & crafts, nature, swimming, creative music & free expression, weekly themes, special events, and field trips.

Cost: $175 per week (res); $180 (non-res). Daily rates available -- please call the office for more information.

Camp hours: Monday-Friday, 9 am to 4 pm.
Extended care available (7 am to 5:30 pm) for an additional fee!

To register, visit us at thompsonrec.org, call us at (860) 923-9440, or stop in to our office in the Thompson Town Hall. Our summer hours are 8 am to 5:30 pm Monday-Friday.

Campers must be registered by 12 pm Friday in order to attend camp the following week!

Next week, Adventure Camp's Green, Yellow, and CIT (ages 9-14) groups' field trip is to Six Flags New England-- with a late return of 7 pm. Red & Blue (ages 5-8) trip is to Southwick's Zoo!

Campers must be registered by Friday at NOON to get in on the adventure!

Daily & weekly rates available! NEW THIS YEAR-- Weekly cost of camp includes field trip & t-shirt as well as bussing to and from camp!

Open to residents and non-residents ages 5-14, this day camp located at Quaddick State Park offers a variety of activities including sports, games, arts & crafts, nature, swimming, creative music & free expression, weekly themes, special events, and field trips.

Cost: $175 per week (res); $180 (non-res). Daily rates available -- please call the office for more information.

Camp hours: Monday-Friday, 9 am to 4 pm.
Extended care available (7 am to 5:30 pm) for an additional fee!

To register, visit us at thompsonrec.org, call us at (860) 923-9440, or stop in to our office in the Thompson Town Hall. Our summer hours are 8 am to 5:30 pm Monday-Friday.

Campers must be registered by 12 pm Friday in order to attend camp the following week!

Celebrate National Ice Cream Month at Fort Hill Farms in Thompson, CT and help us celebrate their National Ice Cream Day...
07/16/2019

Celebrate National Ice Cream Month at Fort Hill Farms in Thompson, CT and help us celebrate their National Ice Cream Day Bluegrass Bash with a FREE ICE CREAM! This event is open to the public, but is a great way for our (free!) Farm Passport Program members to add a stamp!

Fort Hill Farms is proud to host the event on their historic farm that has been in continuous agricultural production for over 300 years. Listen to the sounds of Blackstone Valley Bluegrass and enjoy the beauty of this farm. There will be wagon rides (if the fields are dry) or you can walk the farm fields. The Farmer's Cow, The Thompson Agricultural Commission, and Must Be The Milk will have booths onsite.

Their onsite Ice Cream & Gift Shop will be selling local beef products as well as dried lavender bouquets from one of Fort Hill Farms 72 gardens. Take a walk through their Lavender Labyrinth and meet their gorgeous peacock. The Food Station will be onsite and face painting will available for visitors. Plus, the future of Fort Hill Farms, their calves, are a short walk away.

The event is rain or shine. Extreme weather may cancel the event. Parking is free. Please, no pets allowed except service dogs.

Attention Adventure Camp Parents - a friendly reminder that TOMORROW's (Wednesday, July 17) trip to Apex Entertainment i...
07/16/2019

Attention Adventure Camp Parents - a friendly reminder that TOMORROW's (Wednesday, July 17) trip to Apex Entertainment is a late return to camp. Campers will return at 5:30 pm and must be picked up at Thompson Middle School at 785 Riverside Drive in North Grosvenordale. There is NO afternoon bussing or after care. If you have any questions, please contact us at (860) 923-9440. Thank you!

Attention Adventure Camp Parents - a friendly reminder that TOMORROW's (Wednesday, July 17) trip to Apex Entertainment is a late return to camp. Campers will return at 5:30 pm and must be picked up at Thompson Middle School at 785 Riverside Drive in North Grosvenordale. There is NO afternoon bussing or after care. If you have any questions, please contact us at (860) 923-9440. Thank you!

Join us in Riverside Park THIS Friday, July 19 at 8:15 pm, for the LEGO Movie 2 and FREE PIZZA!In the LEGO Movie 2 (rate...
07/16/2019

Join us in Riverside Park THIS Friday, July 19 at 8:15 pm, for the LEGO Movie 2 and FREE PIZZA!

In the LEGO Movie 2 (rated PG), the citizens of Bricksburg face a dangerous new threat when LEGO DUPLO invaders from outer space start to wreck everything in their path. The battle to defeat the enemy and restore harmony to the LEGO universe takes Emmet, Lucy, Batman and the rest of their friends to faraway, unexplored worlds that test their courage and creativity.

Hosted by Thompson Recreation and the Thompson Congregational Church, this event is free and open to the public!

Bring your lawn chairs and blankets and enjoy an evening of family-friendly entertainment.

In case of inclement weather, call (860) 923-9440 for an outgoing message on cancellation or relocation.

Riverside Park is located on Route 12 in North Grosvenordale.

Spots still available for Thompson Recreation's New York Botanical Garden on Saturday, August 24!Depart from Thompson Mi...
07/12/2019

Spots still available for Thompson Recreation's New York Botanical Garden on Saturday, August 24!

Depart from Thompson Middle School on your luxury Silver Fox Coach for the New York Botanical Garden, located in Bronx, New York. Established in 1891, the Botanical Garden is a stunning oasis that will amaze you. The Botanical Garden is situated on 250 acres, the nations largest & features the outstanding Peggy Rockefeller Rose Garden, 30,000 distinguished tress, & a diverse collection of over 1,000,000 plants, shrubs & much, much more!

A variety of cafes & snacks are available to you to enjoy lunch on your own.

Depart at 4:00 p.m. and arrive home at approximately 7:30 p.m. after a great day!

Registration deadline August 9, 2019

$89 per person (resident & non-resident)
Senior Rate: $85 per person (resident & non-resident)
Bus departs Thompson Middle School at 9 am. Returns to TMS at 5 pm.

Register online at thompsonrec.org, call us at (860) 923-9440, or stop by our office in the Thompson Town Hall!

Bring your lawn chairs, blankets, snacks, and beverages to join Thompson Recreation and Thompson Congregational, United ...
07/10/2019

Bring your lawn chairs, blankets, snacks, and beverages to join Thompson Recreation and Thompson Congregational, United Church of Christ for an outdoor concert featuring Hang 5!

Hang 5 is a band from Webster MA that plays Surf, Rockabilly, and Classic Blues/Rock/R&B.

This is a free family-friendly music event!! Come down to Riverside Park (across from Thompson Town Hall) on July 12!

*Cancellation and/or relocation information can be obtained by calling the Thompson Recreation office, in the event of inclimate weather: 860.923.9440

07/09/2019
The largest family entertainment center is in Marlborough, with go-karts, laser tag and more

Next week, Adventure Camp's field trip is to Apex Entertainment, the region's largest family entertainment center, with bowling, laser tag, bumper carts, arcades, and more!

Campers must be registered by Friday at NOON to get in on the fun!

Daily & weekly rates available! NEW THIS YEAR-- Weekly cost of camp includes field trip & t-shirt as well as bussing to and from camp!

Open to residents and non-residents ages 5-14, this day camp located at Quaddick State Park offers a variety of activities including sports, games, arts & crafts, nature, swimming, creative music & free expression, weekly themes, special events, and field trips.

Cost: $175 per week (res); $180 (non-res). Daily rates available -- please call the office for more information.

Camp hours: Monday-Friday, 9 am to 4 pm.
Extended care available (7 am to 5:30 pm) for an additional fee!

To register, visit us at thompsonrec.org, call us at (860) 923-9440, or stop in to our office in the Thompson Town Hall. Our summer hours are 8 am to 5:30 pm Monday-Friday.

Campers must be registered by 12 pm Friday in order to attend camp the following week

The Apex Entertainment Center in Marlborough is the regions largest indoor family entertainment facility, hosting go-karts, laser tag, an arcade and more.

Just a reminder that registration for Week 3 (July 8-12) of camp closes on Friday at 12 pm!NEW THIS YEAR-- Weekly cost o...
07/03/2019

Just a reminder that registration for Week 3 (July 8-12) of camp closes on Friday at 12 pm!

NEW THIS YEAR-- Weekly cost of camp includes field trip & t-shirt as well as bussing to and from camp!

Open to residents and non-residents ages 5-14, this day camp located at Quaddick State Park offers a variety of activities including sports, games, arts & crafts, nature, swimming, creative music & free expression, weekly themes, special events, and field trips.

Cost: $175 per week (res); $180 (non-res). Daily rates available -- please call the office for more information.

Camp hours: Monday-Friday, 9 am to 4 pm.
Extended care available (7 am to 5:30 pm) for an additional fee!

To register, visit us at thompsonrec.org, call us at (860) 923-9440, or stop in to our office in the Thompson Town Hall. Our summer hours are 8 am to 5:30 pm Monday-Friday.

Campers must be registered by 12 pm Friday in order to attend camp the following week

Thompson Adventure Camp is now accepting registrations for Week 3 (July 8-12) of camp!

NEW THIS YEAR-- Weekly cost of camp includes field trip & t-shirt as well as bussing to and from camp!

Open to residents and non-residents ages 5-14, this day camp located at Quaddick State Park offers a variety of activities including sports, games, arts & crafts, nature, swimming, creative music & free expression, weekly themes, special events, and field trips.

Cost: $175 per week (res); $180 (non-res). Daily rates available -- please call the office for more information.

Camp hours: Monday-Friday, 9 am to 4 pm.
Extended care available (7 am to 5:30 pm) for an additional fee!

To register, visit us at thompsonrec.org, call us at (860) 923-9440, or stop in to our office in the Thompson Town Hall. Our summer hours are 8 am to 5:30 pm Monday-Friday.

Campers must be registered by 12 pm Friday in order to attend camp the following week.

Save the date for the 2019 Community Day, sponsored by Thompson Together Inc.and Thompson Recreation!Now accepting regis...
07/02/2019

Save the date for the 2019 Community Day, sponsored by Thompson Together Inc.and Thompson Recreation!

Now accepting registrations for booths and banners for organizations, causes, and businesses!

The deadline to register for a banner is August 1st. The deadline to register for a booth is September 1st.

Booth Business/Vendor: $20
Booth Civic/Non Profit: FREE
Banner (New): $90
Banner (Re- Hang): $30
Package Booth & Banner (New): $100
Package Booth & Banner (Re-Hang): $40

Visit Thompsonrec.org or call (860) 923-9440 for more information or to register.

Spots still available for Thompson Recreation's Narragansett Lighthouse Cruise on Saturday, July 20! Depart on your luxu...
07/01/2019

Spots still available for Thompson Recreation's Narragansett Lighthouse Cruise on Saturday, July 20!

Depart on your luxury Silver Fox Coach Bus for Rhode Island's best maritime experience. First, arrive at the Quonset Point Officer's Club for a delicious, full course luncheon. After lunch, board the Millennium Ferry for a narrated Narragansett Bay Lighthouse tour, including ten beautiful lighthouses & a Newport Harbor Tour. Cruise under the Jamestown & Newport Bridges, past mansions, historic Fort Adams & many other historic Rhode Island sights.

$96 per person (resident & non-resident)
Bus departs Thompson Middle School at 9 am. Returns to TMS at 5 pm.

Register online at thompsonrec.org, call us at (860) 923-9440, or stop by our office in the Thompson Town Hall!

Attention Thompson Adventure Camp Parents:Camp will be held at Thompson Middle School on Tuesday July 2nd due to the par...
07/01/2019

Attention Thompson Adventure Camp Parents:

Camp will be held at Thompson Middle School on Tuesday July 2nd due to the park being closed for tree maintenance. Morning and afternoon transportation will run as usual. All parent pick up and drop off will be at the main entrance to the Thompson Middle School. Before and After Care will be held as usual at the Thompson Public Library.

Camp will be held at Thompson Middle School on Wednesday July 3rd for our Field Trip Day. Our field trip is to T-Rex Mini Golf and ice cream. No additional money is needed. All campers will be back from the field trip at 2:45pm. All morning and afternoon transportation will run as usual. Parent pick up and drop off will be at the main entrance to the Thompson Middle School. Before and After Care will be held as usual at the Thompson Public Library.

Camp is CLOSED Thursday July 4th! Happy Independence Day!

Camp is open and on a regular schedule Friday July 5th.

Thompson Adventure Camp is now accepting registrations for Week 3 (July 8-12) of camp! NEW THIS YEAR-- Weekly cost of ca...
06/28/2019

Thompson Adventure Camp is now accepting registrations for Week 3 (July 8-12) of camp!

NEW THIS YEAR-- Weekly cost of camp includes field trip & t-shirt as well as bussing to and from camp!

Open to residents and non-residents ages 5-14, this day camp located at Quaddick State Park offers a variety of activities including sports, games, arts & crafts, nature, swimming, creative music & free expression, weekly themes, special events, and field trips.

Cost: $175 per week (res); $180 (non-res). Daily rates available -- please call the office for more information.

Camp hours: Monday-Friday, 9 am to 4 pm.
Extended care available (7 am to 5:30 pm) for an additional fee!

To register, visit us at thompsonrec.org, call us at (860) 923-9440, or stop in to our office in the Thompson Town Hall. Our summer hours are 8 am to 5:30 pm Monday-Friday.

Campers must be registered by 12 pm Friday in order to attend camp the following week.

Thompson Recreation's Summer Adventure Camp
06/18/2019

Thompson Recreation's Summer Adventure Camp

Camp shirts are in! Your child will recieve their free shirt the fist day they attend camp. Dont forget to register! Stop by the office, give us a call or go online!

The event is this weekend!!!
05/29/2019
Thompson Recreation

The event is this weekend!!!

Reminder: Today is the last day to register to get on the map for the Town Wide Tag Sale on June 1st. Click the link below or give the Recreation Office a call at 860-923-9440.

Address

815 Riverside Drive
North Grosvenor Dale, CT
06255

Opening Hours

Monday 09:00 - 16:00
Tuesday 09:00 - 16:00
Wednesday 09:00 - 16:00
Thursday 09:00 - 16:00
Friday 09:00 - 14:00

Telephone

(860) 923-9440

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