Welcome to the Stonington Community Center
The Stonington Community Center provides a variety of programs and services to the Greater Stonington Area. Known to its many loyal supporters as the COMO, we are committed to building a strong and vibrant community. The COMO offers programs for preschoolers through senior citizens, from art to athletics, beaches to basketball, tennis to thrift shop, and almost everything in between. Check out our website for all we have to offer. Come to the COMO.
Join us as we celebrate the COMO and honor this year's Stars at the
7th Annual Stars over Stonington! This elegant evening honors Susette Tibus & The Battle of Stonington Bicentennial Committee, and features cocktail hour, delicious gourmet meal by Ocean Blue Catering, open bar and lively auction. Live auction items include a variety of trips, packages and experience such as a Patriots Ultimate Tailgate Package, Borough Weekend Escape, and exclusive, one-of-a-kind fine jewelry. Tickets may be purchased online or in person at the COMO. Limited seating so purchase yours today - and don't forget about Penguin Palooza! Purchase an entry for $100 and you are entered to win your choice of a live auction item! Winner will be chosen at Stars over Stonington - must be present in order to win.
Sponsorship and advertising opportunities also available.
Sunday Hours Return to COMO Thrift
Sunday hours are back at the COMO Thrift Shop. In addition to our current hours, patrons can now shop the deals on Sundays from 12-4pm starting this Sunday, September 14th! Browse our extensive selection of clothing, accessories, furniture, antiques, kitchenware and decor. We are constantly rolling out new product!
Fall COMO Community Tag Sale
Be a part of the COMO Community Tag Sale! This rain or shine event takes place on Saturday, October 18th from 9:00 - 1:00 pm. Reserve a space with table and chair provided for $25.00! Everyone is welcome to participate in this yard sale style event - clean our your attic or basement, showcase your talent or crafts. Applications may be found online and may be returned to the COMO Front Office at 28 Cutler Street or to the COMO Thrift Shop at 45 Cutler Street.
Fall Art & Pottery Classes
The COMO Art & Pottery Studio has announced their Fall 2014 classes. No matter your skill, experience or age, the COMO Art & Pottery Studio provides classes and instruction that foster a fun and welcoming environment to explore creative expression and different media. This season's program schedule includes youth and adult pottery classes, as well as youth multi-media courses ranging from Minecraft Class to Animation. Learn more online and register today.
Paddle season is upon us! Don't forget to purchase your paddle membership in order to reserve private time on the COMO courts and receive member rates on all clinics! Paddle memberships may be purchased online or at the COMO Front Office. Haven't tried paddle tennis yet or need to brush up on your skills and technique? We offer clinics at a variety of different skill levels. Learn more.
The American Platform Tennis Association (APTA) is conducting four,
90-minute clinics for groups of 12, free of charge! Players will be assigned to a group based on age, experience, & ability level. An Exhibition Match with top nationally ranked Platform Tennis Players will be played from 4:00—5:30 pm, followed by a cookout for all in attendance. Those interested in participating in the free Paddle Tennis clinics must pre-register prior to September 14th.
When: Sunday, September 21st
Exhibition Match: 4:00—5:30 pm
Location: Stonington COMO Paddle Courts Ages: 10 & Above
Clinic Times: 9:00—10:30 am; 10:30 am—12:00 pm;
1:00—2:30 pm; 2:30—4:00 pm
The COMO Legacy
"The Art of Community: The COMO Legacy" premiered at the recent Stars over Stonington gala event. Produced by past COMO Kid, Tessa Stewart, this video highlights the experiences of COMO Kids past and present. See how the COMO works to bring individuals together in an effort to foster a stronger and more vibrant community.
Now registering for:
- Preschool 2014-2015
- COMOKids 2014-2015
- Fall Art & Pottery Classes
- Fall Paddle Clinics & Specialty Clinics
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