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Joe Trapasso Gymnasium
46 Church St, Branford, CT 06405
Located in the Branford Parks & Recreation Department building or the Community House, the Joe Trapasso GymnasiumMore houses one regulation, full-size basketball court and two half-size basketball shooting courts. Other indoor sports offered include volleyball, badminton, karate, aerobics and more. The basketball backboards were recently replaced. The gymnasium named for former parks and recreation director Joe Trapasso, and is home to a long-running annual basketball tournament.
Foote Memorial Park
Melrose Avenue, Branford, CT 06405
A meeting place for residents of the Indian Neck neighborhood of Branford, Foote Memorial Park is bursting withMore opportunities for fun. However, in the summer, campers are frequently seen on the many swings, slides and monkey bars of its several playgrounds. Stroll along paved paths for exercise or take in the baseball games from several spectator benches. In addition, lighted tennis courts are available for Branford residents as well as basketball hoops for dunkin'.
In-Shape Fitness
89 N Main St, Branford, CT 06405
In-Shape Fitness first opened its doors in 1987 in North Haven, Connecticut. The fitness center moved to its BranfordMore location in 1999. The Branford location, less than a half mile from I-95, exit 54, offers a wide variety of group classes and programs, including spinning and kickboxing. In-Shape also has a basketball court and a childcare area. There's a calendar listing each day's events and classes on the website.
Branford High School
185 E Main St, Branford, CT 06405
If you were not aware of how engaged Branford High School is with the community, you will not be able to avoid it comeMore spring when the annual BHS spring musical usually takes over downtown. Led by Principal Lee Panagoulias, Jr., Branford High School strives to prepare students for post-graduation and prides itself on the the Senior Exhibition Project, or Senior Ex. Those interested can follow the ongoing projects through its online blog. The program has received state-wide attention and is a model for Connecticut's Capstone Project. The school's sports teams never disappoint -whether it is cross country, swimming, football, baseball, basketball or softball, you can be sure the community will come together to root for their Hornets.
Hammer Field & Skate Park
Prospect St & Hopson Ave, Branford, CT 06405

Located near downtown Branford, Hammer Field & Skate Park offers irrigated open field space, two full-sizeMore baseball fields, one softball field, two backstops, lighted basketball courts, 20 micro soccer fields, a skate park and a grand stand, which is just over 90 years old, to view it all from.

You can find the Branford Parks & Recreation Department adjacent to Hammer Field with the skate park located in the parking lot in a fenced-in facility.

Bayview Park
Thimble Island Rd & Sachem Rd, Branford, CT 06405
Though small in size, Bayview Park on Thimble Island Road boasts a kickball field, basketball court and playground forMore your enjoyment. There is also a small backstop, which makes the ball field in Bayview Park perfect for a Connecticut classic: wiffle ball. Have a picnic lunch under a gazebo and find comfort in the luxury of a water fountain on-site. Portable restrooms (maintained by the town of Branford) are available. This park is lit during the evenings.
Pardee Park
Taylor Place, Branford, CT 06405

You'll find this quaint park in the Short Beach neighborhood of Branford.

A true hidden treasure, Pardee ParkMore boasts a basketball court, playground, ball field and a backstop.

Under the shade of trees, this park is a haven during the warm summer months and is picturesque in the fall.

The Short Beach Association owns the park, but the town recreation department also works to maintain the property.

The park was dedicated on July 4, 1946 to World War II veterans, and you'll find several memorials on site, including a tall flagpole whose American flag whips bravely in the winds from the nearby Long Island Sound.

Veteran's Memorial Park
Brushy Plain Road, Branford, CT 06405

Aptly named, Veteran's Memorial park is not just a tribute to service people, its vastness is also a true gift to theMore residents of Branford. Featuring lighted fields and basketball and tennis courts, sports fanatics can keep the late-night oil burning–that is until the park closes. 

A spacious parking lot makes accessing this facility easy, which is located just off Brushy Plain Rd. The facilities are used by both the nearby Mary T. Murphy School and by SARAH Inc. for Special Olympics' tennis practice.