9/11 Memorial Sports Center
30 Greenfield Street
Wethersfield, CT 06109
Located in the Pitkin Community Center at 30 Greenfield Street. This Sports Center was built in memory of Richard M. Keane and two other Wethersfield residents who died in the terrorist attacks on the Word Trade Center on 9/11/2001. It includes a gym, fitness room, and meeting room with wireless internet access, laptop computers and a Smart Board. Developed in partnership with the Keane Foundation, this area also displays steel recovered from the ruins of the World Trade Center. One piece of steel is located outside the main entrance to the Memorial Sports Center and the other piece of steel is located inside on the east wall of the gymnasium. The Keane Foundation and Parks & Recreation offer many programs in this facility. The meeting room and gym may be rented. Adults can use the gym for walking at no cost on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays from 8 to 9 a.m.
About the Keane Foundation
Friends and family of Dick Keane established The Richard M. Keane Foundation to honor his memory and to perpetuate his commitment to enriching the lives of the youth in Wethersfield. The Foundation's purpose is to provide a safe and fun environment in which the community of Wethersfield can come together to participate in athletic, academic, and social programs with the support and guidance of caring adults. If you wish to register for a program you may go online or complete a registration form and send it to the Parks and Recreation office. Find out more at the Keane Foundation web site.
Keane After School Programs
Grades 3 through 6. Join your friends for supervised open gym, computer and Smart Board instruction, fun and homework help in this after school enrichment program, Try new things, meet new friends, and just have fun! The Keane Foundation will provide transportation from Wethersfield public elementary schools to the 9/11 Memorial Sports Center. Programs are held fall through the spring.
9/11 Center Saturday Open Gym
Grades Kindergarten through Grade 8. This program offers supervised open gym time for pick-up basketball and other activities. Schedule: Grades Kindergarten through Grade 3 (10:30 a.m. to 12 p.m.) — parents are welcome; Grades 4–6 (12:30 to 2 p.m.); Grades 7–8 (2 to 3:30 p.m.). Registration is preferred, but not required, No Fee. Pitkin Community Center. Programs are held fall through spring.