This list of local sports and fitness programs in the suburbs of Connecticut includes options in the Fairfield region including Westport, Newton, Norwalk, Greenwich, and Stamford. Classes for kids range from sailing programs to golf lessons at these local Connecticut sports and fitness centers.
580 Post Road E., Westport
BodyQuest offers fusion fitness workouts that blend the mental focus of ballet, the essential flexibility of yoga and the enviable muscle toning of interval training.
Camp Frank A. Day
276 Church St., Newton
Located on 52 wooded acres on beautiful Lake Quacumquasit in East Brookfield, MA, Camp Frank A. Day has been serving boys and girls ages 7-15 since 1916. This ACA-accredited camp offers a variety of water and land sports, plus creative activities. During two-week sessions, campers can participate in waterskiing, boating, fishing, wake boarding, swimming, basketball, softball, tennis, archery, wrestling, bocce, soccer, ultimate Frisbee, mini golf, drama, arts and crafts, nature, music, dance, cooking, field trips, and more.
Chelsea Piers Connecticut
Chelsea Piers Connecticut is a 400,000-sq.-ft., state-of-the-art sports complex providing world-class facilities, expert instruction, and the most exciting sports curriculum available. Facilities include two ice rinks, Olympic-sized pool, “Splash Zone” water play park, 12-court Squash Club, seven-court Tennis Club, baseball, softball and gymnastics training centers, a Field House with a 100-yard indoor turf field for soccer, lacrosse, and field hockey, basketball and volleyball courts, a child care center and preschool, pro shops and food service. Register for fall programming, including classes and leagues for children ages 6 mos.-17 years.
222 Post Road W., Westport
We’ve created a place where adults and kids of all dance abilities, shapes, and sizes can enjoy dance and an amazing workout. We offer kids’ and adults’ dance classes all year long. We introduce our students to a number of dance disciplines including, Latin, Jazz, Contemporary, Ballet, Hip Hop, and Musical Theater, and Tap is offered in our Tots program. Classes constantly change, making it high energy, fast paced, and fun, and it all takes place in a bright, spacious studio. See our schedule online and drop in for a free trial class.
85 Mill Plain Road, Fairfield
The Field House offers programs in soccer, lacrosse, football, volleyball, baseball, and more. From a multi-sport program for young athletes to adult pick-up lacrosse and soccer leagues; there’s something for everyone. Soccer and lacrosse programs take young athletes from the early learning stages to advanced clinics. Coaches are knowledgeable and accomplished. Birthday parties here are non-stop fun, with a variety of game options. The Field House keeps you on the field in the off season, and keeps you cool in the summer. It’s the place to be all year ’round.
Intensity Club and Intensity Dance
490-508 Westport Ave., Norwalk
A new dance program directed by Marcello Deaguero. Intensity's state-of-the-art studio is a dancer’s dream. We thrive on creating an environment encouraging self expression. All classes are taught by professional choreographers and entertainers. From beginners to the technical dance artist, everyone will learn how to take their current dance to the next level! Intensity dance, a place to express.
Kids In Sports
New York City & Greenwich
PO Box G, Gracie Station, NYC
Founded over a decade ago, Kids In Sports is a premier developmental sports program (baseball, basketball, soccer, volleyball, floor hockey and lacrosse) for children 12 months to 12- years-old, offering classes, camps, and birthday parties. With a small instructor-student ratio, dedicated coaches ensure each child receives the attention they need. Balance, coordination and separation skills are cultivated in an organized and structured setting. Kids run, jump and play, planting the seed for a love of physical activity that carries over into adulthood. Gather eight friends together and you can create your own class!
An Active Residential Escape for Families
811 Burr Mountain Road, Torrington
Think about an active, family-friendly, second-home escape two hours from Manhattan. Lakeridge, in Connecticut’s Litchfield Hills should be your choice! Buying real estate here is like buying part of a resort. At Lakeridge, there are 474 units, all designed to blend with nature. Kids are the focus here! During the summer, there are day camps for the kids, including a horseback riding camp and swimming classes at our outdoor and indoor pools. Enjoy 19 tennis courts, and a wealth of other family activities at Lakeridge and in the surrounding communities.
Lion Hill Farm
1020 Sport Hill Road, Easton
Lion Hill Farm offers lessons for adults and children, birthday parties, a summer camp riding program, boarding, horse leases, and a competitive horse show series. Riders of all levels will find an appropriate program, from beginners, who learn the fundamentals of horsemanship in a safe and encouraging environment, to advanced riders, who will be challenged to learn something new. At Lion Hill Farm, it is important that riders have fun while they learn. Other activities include crafts and games that relate to our special friends...the horses and ponies.
107 June Road, Stamford
Mead Farm is not only a place to take horseback riding lessons and enjoy on a weekly basis, it also offers fun and educational birthday parties for all ages. A birthday party package at Mead Farm includes a horsemanship class, in which participants learn how to groom, tack and care for a horse, all through hands-on contact, taught by a knowledgeable instructor, as well as a half-hour lesson to learn the fundamentals of riding! Mead Farm offers a room on-site for food, decoration, and arts and crafts, if desired.
Runabout Farm is a family-owned Pony Party business established in 1989. We serve Fairfield and lower Westchester County. We offer riding lessons, summer camp, petting zoos, and birthday parties. We can bring the party to you or you can come to us. We specialize in animal and horse rescue. All proceeds go to feeding and caring for the rescued animals. Make your next party/family event an unforgettable one!
Sailaway Sailing School
Have fun, make friends, learn to sail! Located in Captain's Cove Seaport on historic Black Rock Harbor, Sailaway Sailing School is offering Summer Programs for kids ages 9-16 from June 25th to August 17th. For all skill levels, two-week sessions teach kids how to sail at their own pace in a safe environment combining hands-on instruction with fun activities. Let them experience the wind in their sails!
Saugatuck Rowing Club
521 Riverside Ave., Westport
The 15,000 square foot facility has a nautical theme that ties together the boathouse, fitness center, dining deck, patio and restaurant. Over the years all of the rowing programs at Saugatuck have grown and expanded to accommodate an ever increasing population of both newcomers and experienced oarspeople alike. The club's fitness center has also expanded to cater to the interests and needs of non-rowers as well as rowers. With a dedicated staff, the club has become a hub for residents either pursuing their athletic dreams or taking advantage of the resources that it offers.
85 Mill Plain Road, Fairfield
Sportsplex@Fairfield Summer Camp
85 Mill Plain Road , Fairfield
The Sportsplex@Fairfield offers a one-of-a-kind camp that allows kids to try a variety of activities in our state-of-the-art facility. Full-day, Half Day, Early- and Extended-Fun options available. Lunch included for Full-Day campers. All of this takes place in our Fairfield location with the supervision of our highly experienced, certified, and super-fun coaches. Individual sport camps offered as well.
Stamford Twin Rinks
1063 Hope St., Stamford
Stamford Twin Rinks boasts two NHL-regulation-sized ice skating rinks and regular, year-round public skating sessions. Extensive hockey and skating programs, and summer camps for all ages and abilities are conducted by professional and qualified instructors. Skate Zone Pro Shop offers expert skate sharpening and a full line of hockey equipment. Four themed and decorated birthday party rooms and hostess services are available for that special party. STR is also the home of the Springdale Figure Skating Club, Springdale Ballet Academy, Ice View Sports Bar and Grill, and Legends Café. Call for more information.
Super Fun Inflatables
203-794-1400 / 877-SUPERFUN
Super Fun Inflatables rents the largest selection of children's entertainment and party equipment in all of Fairfield County – bounce houses, obstacle courses, dunk tanks, and so much more. If you're planning a child's birthday party, school fair, church festival, block party, graduation party, communion party, town festival, company picnic, or any special event where children need to be entertained, you've come to the right place! Children also love to slide. Super Fun Inflatable's assortment of giant inflatable slide rentals is the also largest in all of Fairfield County.
772 Post Road, Westport
TARGETRAINING is a fitness company offering one-on-one training, classes for adults, teens and youth, beginner to advanced athlete. TARGETRAINING also sells fantastic wear and gear for your next big event.
TGA Premier Junior Golf
United Athletic Centers
176 Linwood Ave, Fairfield
1330 Honeysport Rd. Ext, Stratford
105 Raton Dr, Milford
28 Hamilton Park Rd, Waterbury
United Athletic Centers cater to kids, teens, and adults with interests in multi-sport activities. Our multi-sport camp allows players (ages 4-12) to branch out and get a taste of various sports. Participants will enjoy playing soccer, baseball, basketball, but also be exposed to floor hockey, kickball, capture the flag, and dodgeball. This recreational camp will keep your child moving and provide all day fun. Each facility is unique in the array of activities that it offers. The centers are committed to their communities, and offer unsurpassed sports programming, fun-filled parties, corporate events, and concerts.
United Indoor Soccer
176 Linwood Ave, Fairfield
105 Raton Drive, Milford
Our Little Stars Developmental programs are certain to put a smile on your child’s face. Our classes are designed to introduce your child to the world of sports. United Indoor Soccer has been serving Fairfield County since 1998, with a focus on youth soccer. Our experienced coaches provide developmental and advanced programs for girls, boys, young men, and young women ages 2-16. Our facility caters to families, where we offer birthday parties, field rentals, private classes, private lessons, multi-activity clinics, summer camps, leagues and tournaments, private one-on-one or small-group classes, or team lessons.
Westport Tennis Club
1696 Post Road E., Westport
Westport Tennis Club Offers junior and adult programs year round as well as private lessons and summer camp. Fall/Winter session for 2009 begins September 9th and runs through January 30th. Junior clinics for ages 4-18 include 1/2 hour, 1 hour and 1 1/2 hour clinics 7 days a week! Juniors are placed according to age and ability. There is a maximum of 5 players per court. We also offer adult programs including ladies and men's clinics, mixed doubles and Extreme Tennis.
Westport Weston Family Y
59 Post Road E., Westport
From infancy through the college years, the Westport Weston Family Y has programs and activities for children at the Post Road building and at our Mahackeno campus. We offer NAEYC-accredited child care, before and after-school programs, group fitness classes, age-appropriate strength training, performance and dance classes, team sports, parent/child activities, Teen Leaders Club and programming for individuals with special needs. We have plenty of programming for parents as well, with the offer of free babysitting for younger children while mom or dad is working out.