Wethersfield has an array of Parks and playgrounds not only in the Village but throughout the town including boating, picnicking, gaming, hiking, biking, and even birdwatching.
1860 Reservoir (Thornbush Road) — Available for fishing, open space, canoes.
Broad Street Green (Broad Street) — Surrounded by many historic homes the green is home to many community events and walkers.
Cove Park (State Street) — The park includes T-Ball fields, picnic areas and a soccer field.
Cove Park Boat Launch (Main St) — The boat launch is located at the end of Main St. Wethersfield Cove is a prime recreational, boating and fishing resource for the town. The boat launch area includes docks, moorings and a boat launch with access to the Connecticut River.
Mill Woods Park (154 Prospect Street) — Mill Woods has a beach and outdoor swimming pond, picnic areas, an off-leash dog park, bocce courts, a playscape, soccer fields, lighted tennis courts, ice skating, fishing pond and walking trails for passive recreation. The park also has a skate park as well as lighted Little League Stadium, a lighted softball field, softball fields, and basketball court.
Standish Park (Hartford Avenue) — walking distance from the "Village Center" the park has a baseball field, a basketball court, soccer field, tennis courts and
Mikey's Place (a wheelchair friendly community playground), featuring two accessible playscapes for children two to twelve.
Wintergreen Woods (Folly Brook Boulevard) — The Woods contain several nature trails.
Bike/Walk Wethersfield - Historic Wethersfield is a great place to bike or walk. Reachable by the surrounding towns a person is able to get here by bike and enjoy the historic district of Old Wethersfield while getting the nature-ous side of the town as well. Ride or walk by old colonial homes, ancient burying grounds, the Wethersfield Cove, and much more!
Great Meadows Conservation Trust - The Great Meadows Conservation Trust was incorporated in 1968 by concerned citizens of Wethersfield, Rocky Hill and Glastonbury as a non-profit tax-exempt land trust to protect and preserve the Great Meadows. The trust hosts regular walks in the meadows
Geocaching- Geocaching is a real-world, outdoor treasure hunting game using GPS-enabled devices. Participants navigate to a specific set of GPS coordinates and then attempt to find the geocache (container) hidden at that location. Wethersfield has numerous geocaches.
- Letterboxing is an intriguing pastime
combining navigational skills and rubber stamp artistry in a charming "treasure hunt" style outdoor quest. A wide variety of adventures can be found to suit all ages and experience levels.
Volkssporting -started in Germany and simply defined,is a personal fitness sports and recreation program offering noncompetitive walks, hikes, bike rides, and swims. Walking is the most popular of all Volkssporting. Wethersfield has an approved Volkssporting walk.