Barrington Land Conservation Trust 281 County Rd, Barrington, RI02806 The Barrington Land Conservation Trust is a private, nonprofit organization that works to preserve the town's remaining…More natural resources and adjacent areas, such as streams, ponds, marshlands, woodlands and other scenic and natural sites. It preserves the land through acquisitions, either by donation or easement; advocacy, and educational programs, such as family walks on trails in larger sites. More than 250 acres of land on 69 properties have been preserved for passive and active recreational use by Barrington's residents. A governing board meets in public five times a year at the Barrington library. There is an annual public meeting each June in the same location. The Land Trust works closely with town officials and the Barrington Conservation Commission.
The Town of Barrington Recreation department offers a variety of activities and events, including a summer camp for…More children ages four to 12, tennis and golf tournaments, tennis lessons, an annual holiday tree-lighting ceremony, a Barrington Beach Day and a breakfast with grandparents at the Barrington Senior Center. It also schedules the use of baseball and soccer fields for local youth sports leagues.
John Taylor is Barrington's recreation director. The town resident was named to the position in 2007 after a long career as a coach and intramurals director at Rhode Island College. He works closely with the Parks and Recreation Commission, an eight-member volunteer board. The recreation office is located in the lower level of the library and community center.
Barrington Yacht Club 25 Barton Ave, Barrington, RI02806 The Barrington Yacht Club recently celebrated its hundredth anniversary. It is located near the confluence of the…More Barrington and Palmer Rivers. Its members have excellent access to beautiful Narragansett Bay. The club offers many amenities to its members including a dining area, full bar, swimming pool, moorings and slips. Activities range from club events to local, regional, national and international regattas. The training committee offers training in sailing to the club's junior members. This is a members' only club.
Barrington Fitness Studio 232 Waseca Ave, Barrington, RI02806 Like its motto, Barrington Fitness Studio is changing the way people exercise. Its personal trainers can design a…More progressive, functional workout program that incorporates your activity interests around your personal schedule. Most of the training takes place one-on-one or in small groups at the studio. The trainers also hold group sessions outside of the studio and can provide private in-home personal training, home gym design services and fitness coaching. In addition, Barrington Fitness has youth exercise classes, ski and tennis conditioning as well as the iGolfFit golf fitness program. Free initial consultations are available.
Bay Spring Community Center 170 Narragansett Ave, Barrington, RI02806 The Bay Spring Community Center acts as a meeting and gathering place for Barrington community members. The center's…More mission is to "foster community spirit and to engage and enrich Bay Spring and surrounding areas by bringing neighbors together through a variety of social, artistic, cultural and educational activities." Peter Gray is the president of the center.
Barrington United Methodist Church 230 Washington Rd, Barrington, RI02806 This church is nestled on the tree-shrouded corner of Washington Road and Bradford Street in West Barrington. The church…More congregation strives to "nurture each person's faith journey through joyful worship, supportive fellowship, and active outreach ministries." These outreach ministries include Mobile Loaves and Fishes, which provides food and clothing to the homeless from a pickup truck that parks in the church lot. Youth, young adult and women's spirituality groups provide other outreach opportunities. Pastor Nancy N. Behr also serves the Methodist church in nearby Warren, and keeps Barrington office hours on Wednesday and Thursday mornings.
Town of Barrington Senior Services 281 County Rd, Barrington, RI02806 Barrington's Senior Center is one of about 15 accredited sites in Rhode Island. Director Louise House came to the…More position in 2010 after a long career with the Centers for Disease Control (CDC). Membership is free, as are most programs. Among the services offered to residents 55 and older are social and recreational activities such as scrabble, bridge, bingo, seminars, day trips, a weekday lunch, parties, and overnight excursions. Personal enrichment activities include painting, chorus, computer and safe driver classes. Wellness activities include exercise, tai chi, yoga, line dancing, chair massage, blood pressure checks, a flu clinic, and glaucoma screening. Seniors can get help with health insurance, prescription plans, and emergency dialer system installations. A seven-member Senior Center Advisory Board oversees operations. Friends of the Barrington Senior Center raises funds through a yearly campaign. A computer lab, the senior van and the fitness room are among their gifts. The Senior Center is located on the south side of the library and community center building.
Barrington Community School 283 County Rd, Barrington, RI02806 This non-profit corporation has evolved from an adult education program to one that offers trips to local events and…More places, as well as overseas and supplemental learning experiences for all ages. Some of the areas in which classes are offered all year long are computer training, cooking, crafts, physical exercise, financial planning, and children's activities. Call to get your free brochure, enroll in classes, or offer your talents in teaching a skill.
Bay Spring Crossing 60 Bay Spring Ave, Barrington, RI02806 This brand-new, 12-unit condominium complex is perfect for the first-time buyer or the empty-nester who's looking to…More downsize -- especially the active sort who enjoys an outdoor lifestyle. Not only is the East Bay Bike Path just steps away, there's also a nearby marina and easy access to Narragansett Bay. All units are 2 bedroom, 1.5 bath, with fully applianced kitchens featuring granite countertops as well as central air. Bay Spring Crossing is listed with Residential Properties of Barrington.
Hampden Meadows serves Barrington's fourth- and fifth-grade pupils. The school's mission is "to foster reflective…More learning, characterized by mutual respect and responsibility through academic rigor, while nurturing individual social and emotional growth. We are supported by a strong partnership involving family and community in pursuit of life-long learning."
The faculty includes special services, reading, music, health and physical education and technology teachers. An active PTO sponsors a host of activities and special events. A nationally distinguished principal, Arlene Miguel, leads the school.
Kid's Junction 406 Maple Ave, Barrington, RI02806 At Kid's Junction, which offers preschool and after-school programs, "all children are greeted with warmth and love."…More Children have the choice of different activities such as art, drama, dance, foreign languages, yoga, sports, cooking, science, nature, wood shop and Gymboree Music Programs. Confidence in each child's own abilities is encouraged through interaction with their peers, teachers, and other individuals.
St Luke's School 10 Waldron Ave, Barrington, RI02806 This Catholic elementary and middle school serves students from pre-school to grade 8 with an academically challenging…More education and spiritual growth. The school also offers a number of extracurricular activities including chess club, robotics, Latin, cross country, basketball, soccer, volleyball and track.
This 38-acre preserve consists of four marked nature trails and a bird sanctuary filled with boxes for small species.…More The trails wind through woods and wetlands where one can observe migratory waterfowl and shore birds. Wooden and cast iron benches give walkers a place to rest and dogs are allowed.
Hunting, camping, fires, trapping and swimming activities are prohibited.
This conservation area was founded by the Barrington Garden Club and is located along Hundred Acre Cove just off County Road heading north.
RE/MAX River's Edge 300 County Rd, Barrington, RI02806 In the heart of Barrington, RE/MAX River's Edge offers everything you would expect from a real estate office and more,…More plus it actively supports community events. You'll find top agents for all areas of Rhode Island and southeastern Massachusetts. If you're interested in buying, selling or renting a home, this is an agency that can answer questions, guide you through the process and create a successful transaction. Read more about the housing industry at the RE/MAX of New England blog at remax-newengland.com. RE/MAX supports and donates to charities like Susan G. Komen For the Cure and Children's Miracle Network.