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SITES TO SEE AND OTHER FUN ACTIVITIES AROUND THE AREA

 

NEW CANAAN
 

Please visit the town website for information on all local parks: New Canaan Recreation

 

Waveny Park includes 250 acres of parkland, 3.5 miles of jogging/walking trains, picnic areas, platform tennis courts, turf fields and baseball/softball fields. Two entrances on South Avenue or Lapham Road.

 

Bristow Bird Sanctuary is directly connected to the Mead Park Baseball facility and is a 17 acre park that provide sanctuary to of a variety of habitats for birds, hosts a unique mixture of riparian and upland hardwood forest, multiple walking trails, and a charming tranquil pond.

 

Irwin Park located at the intersection of Weed Street and Wahackme Road. The 36-acre park has jogging/walking trails for your enjoyment.

 

The Philip Johnson Glass House is a historic house museum on Ponus Ridge Road in New Canaan, built in 1948–49. It was designed by architect Philip Johnson as his own residence. It has been called his "signature work".

 

Places of Worship:

The Congregational Church of New Canaan.  23 Park Street.  203-966-2651

St. Mark’s Episcopal Church, 111 Oenoke Ridge.  203-966-4515.

St. Aloysius Parish, 21 Cherry Street. 203-966-0020

 

NORWALK
 

The Maritime Aquarium is an all ages aquarium experience focused on the preservation and protection of the Long Island Sound ecosystem. Come nose-to-nose with sharks, seals, river otters, sea turtles, jellies and other amazing animals from Long Island Sound and beyond! The center showcases living exhibits, marine science, environmental education and exploration cruises on the Long Island Sound. Open 10-5 every day.

10 N. Water Street, Norwalk, CT

(203) 852-0700

 

Calf Pasture Beach Enjoy a day at the beach on the Connecticut coastline with tremendous views. The park offers Baseball/softball, volleyball, a skate park, playground, refreshing splash pad, sun and sand sports, a sailing school, bocce, basketball. Non-resident parking is limited but day passes available.

Calf Pasture Beach Road, Norwalk, CT

 

Sheffield Island Ferry  Take a breathtaking tour of the outer Norwalk Harbor, Norwalk’s three historic lighthouses, and arrive at Sheffield Island Lighthouse.

4 N. Water Street, Norwalk, CT

203-838-9444

 

The SoNo Collection Upscale Shopping mall with an Apple Store, Nordstom, Bloomingdales, Zara, H&M, a food court, an upscale bowling alley and much more.

100 N. Water Street, Norwalk, CT

 

Sky Zone Trampoline Park Indoor trampoline park featuring freestyle bouncing, dodgeball, fitness programs & more

360 Dr Martin Luther King Jr Dr, Norwalk, CT

(203) 902-5437

 

Bowlmor Lanes Bowling Alley an upscale bowling entertainment facility with 38 lanes and a full service bar, acrade and an laser tag arena.

701 Connecticut Avenue, Norwalk, CT

(203) 838-7501

 

Movie Theaters Norwalk houses 2 movie theatres on Westport Avenue and Main Street.


STAMFORD

Bobby Valentine's Sports Academy on Largo Drive in Stamford is a full service baseball facility with indoor fields and cages. Appointments recommended. 

4 Largo Drive, Stamford

(203) 968-2872

 

Cove Island Park Beach and recreation area in Cove Section of Stamford.  Non-resident passes available.

1125 Cove Rd, Stamford, CT

 

Chelsea Piers CT Chelsea Piers is a sports multi-plex that offers instructional programs, camps, sports leagues, competitive teams, fitness and drop-in fun for children and adults. Includes batting cages

1 Blachley Road Chelsea, Stamford, CT

(203) 989-1000

 

Harbor Point is Stamford’s newest waterfront community with great restaurants and a bustling after work and nightlife scene.

Washington Blvd, Stamford, CT