Adult Programs

CPR & First Aid Classes 

Location:  31 Arbor Way   Fee: NA

The Recreation Department has a certified AED/First Aid/CPR Instructor Kristen Harp on staff. New classes have been scheduled that will allow all Ellington coaches, athletic officials, program instructors, and staff of Ellington Recreation sponsored sports and activities to get certified. Please understand that each coach is required to complete this training.There is a minimum of 4 participants required to run the class (Max. 10). You are required to stay the entire time in order to receive your certification. Any questions please email:

Dates & Times Available:
Tuesday, July 2, 2019
Monday, July 15, 2019
Wednesday, July 31, 2019

TIME:  5:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Register Here

Ellington Hiking Club

This group takes a hike every Tuesday, a new site each week, and site notification is made the Monday prior (via email). Meet at Arbor Park Tuesday mornings at 9 am. Bring water, snack, sunscreen, and bug spray; wear proper footwear.
Pre-registration is required at the Recreation Office, 31 Arbor Way.
Eligibility: Adults (18 years of age and over.)

Date: TBD
Location: 31 Arbor Way
Time: 7:00 pm-9:00 pm

The Recreation Department, in an attempt to provide support services to all Town of Ellington coaches, has designed a pre-season coaches clinic that will discuss the very important aspects of coaching today’s youth. Attendance is required for all Ellington Recreation Department Coaches, regardless of the sport that an individual has or wishes to coach. Head coaches, as well as assistant coaches are expected to pre-register by emailing Dustin Huguenin @

Adult Tennis Programs  Outdoor

Location : Schwartz Park

Adult Lessons $40.00 6 weeks 

Adults, those past high school age, join us on Monday evenings, starting June 24th for an hour of tennis instruction tailored to your level of play and need. Classes will be broken down into beginner, intermediate, and advanced levels depending on enrollment. Register on Activenet.

Cardio Tennis   $40.00 6 weeks

Join us on Saturday mornings, starting June 29th, for the best low impact 1-hour mix of tennis and cardio exercises to both get you in shape to play tennis and to have you feeling better in general. Classes run weekly for a 6-week session. Register on Activenet.

Adult Men's Informal Basketball

Monday Evenings @ Windermere School
September 10, 2018 through June 3, 2019
Age: OVER 30   ~ Time: 5:30 pm -7:15 pm
Age: UNDER 30 ~ Time: 7:15 pm -9:00 pm
Program schedule follows the Ellington Public School Calendar
Fees:  $20 Resident/ $35 Non- Resident (Non-Resident registration will not be open until resident registrations have been completed and space availability is determined.)

Adult Co-ed Volleyball (Informal Program)

Day: Wednesday Evenings
Starting April 24, 2019 (follows the Ellington Public Schools Calendar)
Ages 18 and up
7:30 - 9:00 pm
Location: Ellington Middle School
Fee: $25 Resident/$30 Non-Resident

Pre-registration is required in order to notify of specific program date, time, and location changes.

Adult Men's Volleyball  

Day: Monday Evenings
September 24; Oct. 1, 15, 22, 29: Nov. 12, 19
Ages: 18 and up
Time: 7:30 pm-9:15 pm
Location: Ellington Middle School
Fee: $25 Resident/$30 Non-Resident

Pre-registration is required in order to notify of specific program date, time, and location changes.

Adult CO-ED Badminton (Informal Program)

Day: Thursdays - (Dec. 2018 - March 2019 dates/times TBD on a weekly basis pending gym availability)
Ages 18 and up
Time: 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Pre-registration required in order to notify of specific dates.
Location: Windermere School
Fee: $25 Residents/$30 Non-residents
Code: 2019.BDM19


Pickleball is a cross between tennis, badminton, and ping pong. Players use over sized ping pong paddles and a wiffle ball that moves slower than a tennis ball. The game is played on a badminton-size court that is divided by a 34-inch high net and the size of the court makes playing the game easier for baby-boomers and active seniors. Pickleball can be played as a singles or doubles game. Register online through Activenet.
Dates & Times: Tuesday Evenings,  April 2 - May 28 pending gym availability or moving down to Brookside Park.
Time: 6:00-8:00 pm
Location: Windermere School
Fee: $5 Residents/$10 Non-Residents
Code: PICKLE.W19

Tuesday evenings beginning the week of June 25, 2019.
Time: 6:00-9:00 pm
Location: Brookside Park
Fee: $5 Residents/$10 Non-Residents
Registration Required. Register online through Activenet

Adult Wiffle Ball League

Please contact either Erik Knickerbocker at or There will be (5) players on the field at one time. The league will use rules and field dimensions constructed be the EWBL.  This program is for Adults ages 18 and older, co-ed program.

Ellington’s Ultimate Frisbee

Ultimate Frisbee, a field sport similar to soccer except played with a Frisbee.  Pre-registration is required through the Activenet registration system. (NO FEE) Open to residents of all surrounding towns.  For more information Contact Karl Neubecker at or visit

Mondays and Fridays: 6:00 pm-Dark
Location: Windermere School, 2 Abbott Rd., Ellington
Ages: High School to Adult, Co-ed


kettlebell ampd - program cancelled

Kettlebell AMPD is a group fitness format that takes heart-pumping music and kettlebell moves and combines them into 60 minutes of calorie torching fun! The program uses lightweight kettlebells to create a fun and effective full body workout. Combining the benefits of strength training, functional movements and cardiovascular exercise, this program is a safe and effective workout for all ages and fitness levels.
Instructors:  Joanne Britton and Brigitte Patel
Day: Wednesdays, June 19-July 24
Ages: 18 and up
Time: 6:30 pm-7:30 pm
Location: Brookside Park
Fee: $60
Code: KETTLE.2019


Instructor: Ginny Hogan
Day: Mondays & Wednesdays
Start Date: January to June
Ages: 18 and up
Time: 6:00 pm-7:00 pm
Location: Center School
Fee: $40 Pre-Paid Punch card/ 8 classes or $7 walk-in fee
Email: or call 860-463-3238. Program is open to residents and non-residents. All you need is an exercise mat, water bottle, foam roller and sense of fun. Classes will follow the Ellington Public Schools calendar.  No classes when school is closed.  


Instructors: Tressa Giordano & Joanne Britton
Days: Tuesday & Thursday Evenings, ongoing
Ages: 16 and up
Time: 7:30 pm-8:30 pm
Location: Ellington Senior Center, 40 Maple Street
Fee: $40 for a Pre-Paid Punch Card/8 classes available at location site or $8 Walk-in fee
Classes will follow the Ellington Public School Calendar. No classes on vacation or school cancellation days. Perfect for everybody and every body!
Contact: or

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