Teen Programs

Your teen will have a fun time with children their own age in a safe environment.

Always wanted to go to a concert in the park or a trip out of town? The Parks & Recreation Department funds several types of activities that will appeal to teens.
Teen Group Picture


Kokondo Karate

Instructor: Paul Ward, Day: Thursdays, Ages 14 years and Up      
Location: 375 Hartford Turnpike RT 30 Vernon, Location: 375 Hartford Turnpike RT 30 Vernon

Session 6: April 20, 27; May 4, 11, 18, 25
Session 7: June 1, 8, 15, 22
Session 8: June 29; July 6, 13, 27
Session 9: Aug. 3, 10, 24, 31
Time: 7:00 pm-8:00 pm, Fee: $42 per session 

USTA Junior Team Tennis

Dates: June 26 to August 13, 2017

Teams in three age groups (18U, 14U, and 10U) work on development and play and compete against teams from Western Massachusetts and Northern Connecticut in official USTA leagues. All teams end their season with a weekend tournament at Forest Park in Springfield.  Click HERE for details.  

2017 Seasonal Employment Opportunities

Applications for seasonal employment will be available January 10, 2017 for those interested in applying for the following positions within the Recreation Department .Please contact the Recreation Office at (860) 870-3118 or recreation@ellington-ct.gov to obtain an application form.

• ASA (Softball Umpire) • WSI and LGT Lifeguards • Day Camp Counselor • USSF (Soccer) Official        

• Youth Lacrosse Official • Special Event Instructors • Site Supervisors