Field Hockey will focus on the fundamentals of field hockey through practices and games. 1st and 2nd graders will be introduced to the sport in a fun, inclusive, and positive clinic format. 3rd and 4th graders will focus on fundamentals and gain a general understanding of basic game play in an instructional clinic and small-sided scrimmage format.
Games will be scheduled with other Town teams for grades 5 through 8 in the Fairfield County Field Hockey League.

Eligibility:This program is for participants in grades 1 through 8. Must be entering 1st grade and not starting 9th grade by the start of school year. Proof of age required.

Schedule: Program runs on Sundays from September 10 through October 29. Rain date is Sunday, November 5. All participants will play mostly on Sundays for a practice, scrimmage, or game scheduled. There could be an occasional away game on a Saturday, depending on the host team’s field availability. Greenwich will host all games and practices on Sundays. There may also be occasional practices scheduled during the week (Wednesday evenings) for grades 5 - 8. Game schedules and weather updates will be available on our Recreation Sports website at: Team Sideline. You can sign up for automated e-mail and/or text alerts from this website.
In addition, you can call the weather hotline number at 203-861-6100.

Location: Sunday practices and home games will be played on Benvenuto Field (turf) at Cos Cob Park (22 Sound Shore Drive, Cos Cob, CT).

Fees: Please see fees listed in the Activity Search below. Please note the year, fees subject to change. There are no refunds and we do not pro-rate fees. Requests for credit will only be considered if received in writing, prior to the start of the program. There is a $15 administrative fee for credits and a $25 fee for any returned checks.

Participant Information:
• Mouth guard, eye guard, and shin guards must be worn.
• Bring water bottle to field.
• Players in 1st and 2nd grade are provided with sticks and balls that are returned after each Sunday session.
• Players in grades 3 - 8 must bring their own stick and ball.
• Everything must be well marked with players’ name.
• Shirts will be provided to all participants.

Staff: Experienced staff will provide instruction and coaching. All staff are required to complete a background check.

Teams: Participants will be placed on teams for games and scrimmages. Requests for teams are not guaranteed and will only be considered if submitted 3 weeks prior to the program start date. Players will be assigned to a team based on grade.

Registration
Online registration begins July 1
Have you signed in? You must Sign In in to your account to register.

Please note: If you have not done so this year, you must Verify Residency, prior to registration, once annually beginning January.

New residents may sign up for an account online. Register Here for a Parks and Recreation account.

Beginning July 15, non account holders, may mail in the Registration Form and required documents. Please only mail in a current year Registration Form. Previous year remains available for information only.

Youth Scholarship Program
Parks and Recreation has established a youth scholarship program which provides financial assistance to qualifying residents.
For eligibility requirements and to apply for a Youth Scholarship Click Here to complete registration.

Photos: The Parks and Recreation Department reserves the right to use program or event photographs including participants in official Town of Greenwich media only (Website, newsletter, flyers and advertisements, Facebook, and/or Instagram). Please contact the Recreation Office if you object to the use of photographs and you or your child(ren) in Town media.

Sponsors: Anyone who would like to sponsor a team should contact Lea Clark at [email protected]. The fee is $500, and the proceeds benefit the Youth Scholarship Fund. Checks must be made payable to the “Greenwich Parks and Recreation Foundation.” Sponsors will receive their logo and/or business information on the team uniform, the league schedule, and logo with hyperlink on our sports recreation website.

Donate to the Parks and Recreation Scholarship Fund.

Important: Informational Fact Sheets

Please take note of program registration dates. The content for inactive programs is only to be used for informational purposes. Dates, locations and fees are subject to change.

For activity registration assistance email Recreation Department

Activity Program Search

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Fall Field Hockey - 30601

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Add to Cart Availability Activity # Description Dates Times Ages Cost
Unavailable Full 30601-A1 1st and 2nd Grades 09/10/2023 -10/29/2023 9:00 am -10:00 am $142.00
Unavailable Full 30601-A2 3rd and 4th Grades 09/10/2023 -10/29/2023 10:00 am -11:00 am $162.00
Unavailable Full 30601-A3 5th and 6th Grades 09/10/2023 -10/29/2023 11:00 am -12:30 pm $177.00
Unavailable Full 30601-A4 7th and 8th Grades 09/10/2023 -10/29/2023 11:00 am -12:30 pm $177.00
General Activity Waitlist Policy
Once maximum enrollment has been reached for activity registration, a participant may elect to be placed on a waitlist. Should additional registration spots become available, those on the waitlist will be contacted in numerical order. Once contacted, if the person is still interested in enrollment in the activity, they will have two business days to make payment for the activity fee. If complete payment is not made within two business days, that person will be removed from the waitlist and the next person on the waitlist will be contacted. If the waitlisted person is no longer interested in registering for the activity, then the next person on the waitlist will immediately be contacted. Additionally, if the waitlisted person declines to respond to the Department of Parks and Recreation within two business days, the next person on the waitlist will be contacted.

Town of Greenwich Anti-Discrimination Policy
The Town complies with all applicable federal and state laws regarding non-discrimination, equal opportunity, affirmative action, and providing reasonable accommodations for persons with disabilities. If you require an accommodation to participate, please contact the Commissioner of Human Services at 203-622-3800 or [email protected] as soon as possible in advance of the event.