May 2024

Public Meeting: Multimodal Trail Routing Study

Join the conversation about connecting Charter Oak Landing to Old Wethersfield and the Putnam Bridge! The City of Hartford, the Town of Wethersfield, VHB, and our team invite you to discuss potential intercommunity trail connections, review proposed routes, and share your feedback on the design and implementation of the multimodal trail. ...
22 May
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Town of Wethersfield, Town Council Chambers
505 Silas Deane Highway, Wethersfield, CT

Boat Launches Open

Our boat launches are open Memorial Day through Labor Day. You may launch boats during park hours, from sunrise to sunset. Passes may be purchased in the park from any of our rangers.  ...
24 May

Public Meeting: Multimodal Trail Routing Study

Join the conversation about connecting Charter Oak Landing to Old Wethersfield and the Putnam Bridge! The City of Hartford, the Town of Wethersfield, VHB, and our team invite you to discuss potential intercommunity trail connections, review proposed routes, and share your feedback on the design and implementation of the multimodal trail. ...
30 May
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Metzner Recreation Center
680 Franklin Avenue, Hartford, CT
June 2024

RiverBarre

Take the stage at lower Mortensen Riverfront Plaza for RiverBarre, our free class taught by instructors from Hartford Sweat. Barre is a total-body-toning workout based on a combination of ballet movement, yoga alignment and Pilates core work. ...
03 Jun
6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Hartford HealthCare Community Stage at Mortensen Riverfront Plaza
300 Columbus Boulevard, Hartford, CT

WIP Into Shape

Get fit for free every Tuesday night! Build muscle in this anything but traditional boot camp style class taught by WIP Fitness, using bands, body weight, and the plaza itself. ...
04 Jun
6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Mortensen Riverfront Plaza
300 Columbus Boulevard, Hartford, CT, USA
riverfront yoga hartford

Yoga Flow on the River

Stretch and strengthen your body and mind in this class designed to link movement with breath, allowing you to unwind and connect. This class is a perfect blend of all-levels yoga to music that will clear your mind, exercise, and strengthen your body through a series of smooth and calming postures. ...
05 Jun
6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Mortensen Riverfront Plaza
300 Columbus Boulevard, Hartford, CT, USA
zumba hartford riverfront

RiverZumba

Dance, dance, dance the day away at lower Mortensen Riverfront Plaza in this one hour heart pumping Zumba workout led by instructors from Hartford Sweat. ...
06 Jun
6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Mortensen Riverfront Plaza
300 Columbus Boulevard, Hartford, CT, USA

Tai Chi

Looking for a gentler, more relaxing, spiritually fulfilling form of exercise? Our free tai-chi classes, taught by Master Malee Khow will help to stretch and strengthen the mind and body in a serene environment through a beautiful series of easy-to-learn movements combined with breathing and self-acupressure.  ...
08 Jun
10:30 am - 11:30 am
Great River Park
301 East River Drive, East Hartford, CT, USA

Sounds of Summer

Enjoy live music with a beautiful view at Sounds of Summer, a family-friendly concert series presented by Mayor Connor Martin & the Town of East Hartford. ...
13 Jun
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Great River Park
301 East River Drive, East Hartford, CT, USA

Veterans Rowing & Kayaking

Are you a veteran or military service member interested in rowing or kayaking? Now you can try both for free at the Greater Hartford Jaycees Community Boathouse in Riverside Park, thanks to our partnership with Connecticut Adaptive Rowing Program (CARP) and Mount Sinai Rehabilitation Hospital. ...
15 Jun
9:00 am - 11:00 am
Riverfront Boathouse, Riverside Park
20 Leibert Road, Hartford, CT

Community Walking Tour

Join us for a community walking tour! Learn more about our future park and our plans to transform more than 60 acres of inaccessible riverfront land into a community park, Garmany Cove, a regional trail system, and complementary commercial development. ...
15 Jun
9:00 am - 10:30 am
New Park!
100 Meadow Road, Windsor, CT, USA

Hartbeat Music Festival

Don't miss our free, family-friendly celebration of music and community featuring local and regional bands on three stages, music-making activities, food, beer, and more! The 2023 lineup includes headliner Javier Colon, alum of the University of Hartford’s Hartt School of Music and winner of The Voice, Bap Pack.... ...
22 Jun
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Mortensen Riverfront Plaza
300 Columbus Boulevard, Hartford, CT, USA
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