"Our town is fortunate to have such a professional and hard working group of high school and adult volunteers providing emergency medical service in Darien for over 40 years" 

Jayme Stevenson, First Selectwoman

post-patchFor over 40 years, Post 53 has provided the town of Darien, CT with emergency medical services, while providing local high school students with an exceptional opportunity to serve their community. The dedicated volunteers of Post 53 man three fully-equipped state-of-the-art ambulances, 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.



 Join Post 53 at our annual Haunted House! 

In the past we have had pumpkin decorating, face painting, CPR training station, ambulance tours, fun and games area, and our spooky haunted house!

When: 2 - 4pm on October 29th

Where: 0 Ledge Road, Darien, CT 06820

Admission: FREE!!!

We hope to see you there! 

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Spring and Fall First Aid Classes

Darien EMS - Post 53 teaches two First Aid classes to young adults looking to join the post community. They run in the Spring and Fall of every year and produce two sets of candidates for the upcoming year. 

For an application to the Darien EMS-Post 53 First Aid Class please follow the link below:


For more information contact: post53firstaid@gmail.com

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Food Fair Resized

Tickets for Darien EMS-Post 53 Annual Food Fair on Sale
at Select Locations around Town Starting May 6

Avoid Long Lines While Providing Support for Training, Needed Supplies, Maintaining Ambulances, Hands-Only CPR Classes


Post 53 is pre-selling admission tickets for its annual Memorial Day Food Fair at select locations around town, outside some 17 retail and non-retail locations some weekdays, evenings and all weekends starting May 6th until May 27th.

Tickets will sell for $5.00 each and will be sold by young adult Post 53 members outside locations such as At Home In The Heights, Darien Doughnut, Darien Sport Shop, Dunkin Donuts, Fabricare Cleaners, Heights Pizza, Jake’s Place, Jimmy's Southside Tavern, Nielsen’s Florist & Garden Shop, Palmer’s Market, Ring’s End, Splash Car Wash, Stop & Shop Good Wives Shopping Center, Stop & Shop, Noroton Heights Shopping Center, Tengda Asian Bistro Darien, The Goose, Vavala’s Deli & Catering at a varying schedule.

“Ticket presales are a great way for young families to get to the fun faster after the parade.  When you have young children in strollers and your kids are excited to get to the action, it’s hard to wait on line, so why not get right to the fun with your tickets already in hand?” said Gayle Close, co-chair of ticket sales for the Post 53 Food Fair.  “A select group of local retailers have kindly allowed us to set up ticket sales outside their stores, so you’ll see Post 53 volunteers all over town in the next few weeks.  We want to thank our retail partners for their tremendous support.”