Coventry RI Homes for Sale
An Awesome Place to Live!
Coventry was first settled by English colonists in the early 18th century, when the town was part of Warwick. Since the area was so far away from the center of Warwick, the section that became Coventry grew very slowly. According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 62.3 sq mi (161 km2). 59.5 sq mi (154 km2) of it is land and 2.8 sq mi (7.3 km2) of it (4.49%) is water. The town is bordered by West Warwick to the east, Foster, Scituate, and Cranston to the north, West Greenwich and East Greenwich to the south, and Sterling, Connecticut to the west. It is the largest town in land area in Rhode Island. According to 2010 Census figures, Coventry has a population of 35,014.
I have lived in Coventry, RI since 1992. My husband and I moved here shortly after we were married, and we haven’t looked back! Would you like to move to Coventry? The town of Coventry has so much to offer!
Coventry Has Top-Notch Schools
Coventry Public Schools’ goals and objectives focus on building a school-based culture representative of a blended learning environment through the use of various technologies. Every student in the middle school and high school has been issued a Chromebook. Classroom assignments are assigned and turned in via an electronic system. Report cards and progress reports are all available online for parents to review.
Coventry High School offers a Regional Career and Technical Central with programs ranging from welding, automotive, carpentry, health career, graphic design, criminal justice and early childhood education. Sports programs include football, basketball, soccer, volleyball and wrestling.
Probably the best thing about our town is the people. We live in a town where the people actually care about each other. We shovel the snow for our elderly neighbors. We watch each other’s kids, and make meals if someone is sick. Our neighborhood has organized fundraisers to help out families in need. Every day I see posts on our Facebook page about how someone paid for their coffee in the drive-thru. Its really the people of Coventry that make our town awesome!
There is Plenty To Do in Coventry.
Parks And Recreations Department
The town boasts a parks and recreation center that offers something for everyone. There are youth sports leagues including soccer and basketball. Behind the Recreation Center is a popular skate park. There are sports fields, tennis courts and a playground. The recreations center offers classes for all ages. Some of the classes include meditation, fitness, yoga, arts and crafts, There are also adult volleyball and basketball and an adult walking club. There is also a teen center located on Washington Street that has arcade games, a pool table and WIFI.
The Coventry Bike Path the bike path passes through a rural, wooded area with views of the Flat River Reservoir. From Coventry west to the state’s border with Connecticut, the bike path is known as the Trestle Trail. The eastern half of this 10-mile corridor—between Log Bridge Road and Raymond’s Point Road—is paved, while its western half (to the state line) is unpaved. The latter is still passable on foot, mountain bike or horseback, though it can be bumpy and rough. Find out more here: https://www.visitrhodeisland.com/what-to-do/bike-paths/348/coventry-bike-pathcoventry-greenway/
The Coventry Public Library also has programs for all ages. There are senior fitness classes, book discussion groups, evening story times, The library loans museum and zoo discount passes to town residents. You can find out more here: https://www.coventrylibrary.org/
Briar Point Beach
Briar Point is a great place to bring the family on a hot afternoon. Its located off Arnold’s Road.
- Lifeguard on duty 10:00a.m.~6:00p.m. 7 days a week starting June 22.
- Playground facilities and seasonal portable restrooms
- No Boating or Fishing
- New Parking Area
- Restrooms & Playground
- Season Passes must be obtained at the Parks & Recreation Department
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