Ridgefield is the quintessential New England town with 21 athletic fields and beautiful parks. Take a relaxing walk or hike in one of our many wooded park areas or spend an afternoon fishing in one of the numerous lakes. You and your family can enjoy a day of swimming and beach activities at pristine Martin Park Beach. Serene Ballard Park includes beautiful oriental gardens and mature trees for a cool respite on those hot summer days. Children will enjoy the playgrounds at the Recreation Center and in Ballard Park.