CCSU & the New Britain Area

General Information

Guide to Hartford, CT
Visitors Guide to New Britain
Central Activities Network (on campus activities)


Official Corporate Sponsors of Blue Devil Athletics and Preferred Providers

Courtyard by Marriott - Hartford/Cromwell
Courtyard by Marriott - Hartford/Farmington

Arts & Theatre

The Bushnell
Greater New Britain Arts Alliance
Hartford Stage
Hole in the Wall Theatre
The Repertory Theatre of New Britain
New Britain Museum of American Art CCSU students have FREE access to the museum during general admission hours. Click for more information.
Wadsworth Atheneum

Business Links

New Britain Chamber of Commerce
New Britain Downtown District
New Britain Municipal Economic Development Agency

Sports, Music, and Entertainment

XL Center (formerly Hartford Civic Center)
The Webster Theatre
Dodge Music Center
Hartford Yard Goats Baseball

Shooters Billiards
30 Christian Lane
Newington, CT 06111-5452
860) 716-9635

Bowl-O-Rama (24 Hours)
2143 Berlin Tpke
Newington, CT 06111
(860) 666-5411


Elizabeth Park
1555 Asylum Ave,
West Hartford, CT

A.W. Stanley Park
2159 Stanley St (Right across the street from CCSU)
Walking/running track, pond, tennis courts, soccer /baseball fields, skateboarding area & play ground.

Walnut Hill Park
184 West Main Street
New Britain, CT
1 mile running track, Soccer/baseball fields, tennis courts, playground & outdoor concert venue

Night Life

Popular Night Spots in CT

Club Arkadia
16 Broad St.
New Britain, CT 06053
860) 225-4444

Movie Theatres

Lowe's Plainville
220 New Britain Ave
Plainville, CT 06062
860) 793-6661

Showcase Cinemas
19 Frontage Road
Berlin, Ct 06037
860) 829-1277


Angelico's Restaurant (American cuisine)
Hartford Dining Guide
New Britain Restaurants
More area dining establishments

Late Night Dining

New Britain Diner (24 Hours)
1130 Corbin Ave
New Britain, CT
860) 827-1215

Coffee/Tea Bars and Ice Cream
Tisane Tea and Coffee
437 Farmington Ave
Hartford, CT 06105
(860) 523-5417

Alchemy Juice Bar (Organic)
203 New Britain Avenue
Hartford, CT 06106
(860) 246-5700

Mozzicato (Bakery & Pastry Shop)
392 Franklin Ave
Hartford, CT 06105
(860) 523-5417

Cold Stone Creamery
2997A Berlin Turnpike,
Newington, Ct 06111

Dairy Queen (Ice cream and fast food)
2514 Berlin Turnpike
Newington, Ct 06111


CCSU Bookstore

Blue Back Square

West Farms Mall

West Hartford Center: Retail/specialty shops, restaurants, & nightlife)
Berlin Turnpike: (Major stores, restaurants, nightlife and entertainment)


Spring & Summer
Stanley Golf Course

Safari Golf (mini)
2340 Berlin Tpke
Berlin, CT 06037-4021
(860) 828-9800

Berlin Batting Cages (Golf, bumper boats, go-karts, batting cages)
1801 Wilbur Cross Hwy
Berlin, CT 06037-3615
860) 828-7518

Lake Compounce (Amusement/Theme Park)
822 Lake Avenue
Bristol, CT 06010

Fall & Winter
Mount Southington (Skiing)
396 Mount Vernon Rd.
Plantsville, CT 06479

Newington Arena (Ice Skating)
300 Alumni Road
Newington, CT 06111
(860) 665-7825

New Britain Notes of Interest

Avery's Soda
Central Connecticut Regional Tourism District
Guida's Diary
New Britain Public Library
New Britain Herald

Transportation Services


Religious services

Roman Catholic
United Church of Christ