Wickham Park is a non-profit, private foundation whose property extends into both Manchester and East Hartford, Connecticut.
The park contains 250 acres of gardens, open fields, woodlands, ponds, picnic areas, sports facilities, and other attractions.
The fur will be flying and the skies will be full of discs as the Yankee Flyers Dog and Disc Club host their final Championship Series Weekend of the 2013 Season!
Yankee Flyers Dog and Disc Club present the 2013 Classic United States Disc Dog World Qualifier
featuring Super Open Freestyle, Super Pro Toss and Fetch, Pro Toss and Fetch and Novice Toss and Fetch. Dogs will be flying and competitors will be vying for the final
10 qualifying invitations in the world. Our head judge this year is USDDN Chairman Laura O'Neill.
This is the final USDDN World Qualifier for the year. Competitors from all over the East Coast will be trying to punch their ticket for Cartersville Georgia in October.
The USDDN world finals bring the best of the best from all over the world together!
Yankee Flyers Dog and Disc Club present the 2013 Classic Skyhoundz DiscDogathon World Qualifier featuring
freestyle, D&A, Bullseye, Spot Landing and Time Trial. Five separate games to challenge both human and canine alike! Top winner of each event will receive a invitation
to the Skyhoundz DisDogathon World Final taking place in Chattanooga Tennesse in September. This is the final DiscDogathon in the world this year.
We will also host a game called Rhonda's game. It is being held in honor of our friend and former Wickham Park Program Coordinator Rhonda Lee who passed away earlier this year
from cancer. She was a good friend to the Yankee Flyers and this sport. We will miss her greatly.
A freewill offering will be collected in her honor and donated to Wickham Park.
Wickham Park, a non-profit foundation, was selected by our local Macy's store for the Love Your Park Program! Between March 7 and March 31, Macy's will match donations, dollar-for-dollar, up to $250,000 to benefit local parks at participating stores nationwide. What a great way to show some love to Wickham Park!
Find out more at: macys.com/parks .
In our 25 acres of themed gardens you will encounter a variety of plant materials, design styles, structures and statuary.
Choose from gardens that feature ponds, fountains, unique gazebos, and our famous Moon Bridge.
This seven page special publication appeared in the Journal Inquirer on Thursday September 15th 2011 and is a celebration of the exquisite gardens, history, benefactors, volunteers
and donators that make Wickham Park such a distinguished and cherished place. Included is a message from Wickham Park's Director, Jeff Maron.
Gardens inspired by England, Italy, and the Orient are among the eight ornamental enclaves amid these 250 green acres. The playground and nature center attract youngsters, while the picnic tables and grills offer the perfect pit stops for any age. Plus aviary, bird sanctuary, tennis and volleyball courts, software diamonds, hiking and biking trails, and 18-hole disc-golf course.
Sensory Garden Model Railroad Open on Weekends
The Sensory Garden Model Railroad is now operating on weekends! For more information or to inquire about volunteer opportunities, contact Chuck Oakes, Designer, Engineer, and Volunteer Coordinator at 860-644-1128.