Riverfront Park & Boathouse

The Riverfront Park is the ideal location to enjoy recreational activities and admire the riverfront scenery. Located in the heart of Glastonbury, the Park grounds include a state-of-the-art Boathouse, playing fields, a scenic fountain, boat storage and a public boat launch. Glastonbury has also partnered with L.L. Bean and Slipaway Tours to offer river recreation including boat tours, kayaking, and more. (See below for more details).  Riverfront Park is just a short walk from Glastonbury center and is the perfect setting for fun and relaxation year-round.

Venue Rentals

Please note, the Pavilion is available for casual use by park users only. Organized group functions and private parties are NOT permitted. If you're looking for a private party space, Glastonbury has a number of other venues available for your convenience including J.B. Williams Park and Pavilion, the Riverfront Community Center, and more! View all available venues here.  To schedule a tour or check availability of the Glastonbury Boathouse, visit www.glastonburyboathouse.com

    The Glastonbury Boathouse    Public Boat Launch      Indoor/Outdoor Boat Storage
    The Glastonbury Boathouse       The Boat Launch                      Boat Storage
Click on the following links for additional information, pricing, and more!
For boat launch and storage information, please contact Parks & Recreation at (860) 652-7679.


River Recreation

L.L. Bean Outdoor Discovery Schools

If you’re looking for a fun, active outdoor experience, you’ve come to the right place! L.L.Bean of South Windsor has partnered with the Glastonbury Boathouse to host their Outdoor Discovery Schools program here on the CT River.  From paddle boarding to fly casting, Full Moon Kayak Tours, and private lessons, L.L.Bean offers a wide range of exciting outdoor programs including many held right on the Connecticut River behind the Glastonbury Boathouse.

To learn more and to sign up for programming, visit www.llbean.com/southwindsor.

To request a Custom Course or Tour, contact them at 1-888-270-2326.

*Please note, Outdoor Discovery Schools are held in many locations in CT and not all activities are available at every location.

Slipaway (Pontoon Boat) Tours

slipaway river toursExperience the Connecticut River from the deck of the Slipaway pontoon boat! Tours of the river are available every Thursday during boating season at Riverfront Park.  The Slipaway is a Coast Guard-inspected, 20 passenger pontoon boat that offers covered seating and a restroom. Tours offer narrations on local history, natural beauty, areas of interest, and highlight the River as a regional treasure. 

Visit www.slipawayrivertours.com to learn more or to arrange a private charter.  Pricing varies based on the duration of the tour. 

Please contact Slipaway Tours directly for more information, pricing, and to book your tour at 860-643-2400 or online at www.slipawayrivertours.com