Newtown Community / Senior Center
The Town of Newtown’s new Community and Senior Center opened its doors after a July 19, 2019 ribbon-cutting ceremony attended by local officials, community leaders, and nearly 200 residents and new members.

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Speakers from the event featured First Selectman Dan Rosenthal, Former First Selectman Pat Llodra, and Matt Arienello, Director of the community center, who said “...May the Community Center be a home built on the foundation of remembrance, framed in a sense of acceptance, inclusivity, and unity as strong as the community which it serves.”

The new 35,210-SF facility designed by QA+M Architecture gives residents centralized access to community activities in a contemporary environment, doubles the space of the previous facility, and exponentially increases the services offered. The Newtown Community Center includes an arts and crafts room, six multi-purpose activity rooms to accommodate activities ranging from music to group gatherings, a commercial kitchen, a 5,000-SF banquet room, a six-lane, 25-yard pool, a zero-entry activity pool, and outdoor connections to the surrounding area of the Fairfield Hills campus.

The separate Senior Center of 9,450-SF will cater to seniors’ programs and activities and strive to enhance and expand the current program offerings.


Town of Newtown


Newtown, Connecticut




35,210 SF



QA+M Architecture is a full-service architectural firm that provides programming, planning and interior design for clients in commercial, community, education, healthcare, historical, housing, and recreational/athletic markets. Staffed by 34 dedicated professionals, including 14 licensed architects, QA+M has grown to be the 4th largest architectural firm in the Greater Hartford area.


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