Fostering a Love for the Outdoors / Creating a Sense of Community / Developing Leadership and Life Skills


50 Winding Trails Drive, Farmington, CT 06032

Fostering a Love for the Outdoors / Creating a Sense of Community / Developing Leadership and Life Skills


50 Winding Trails Drive, Farmington, CT 06032



Join Our Team!

Winding Trails is an independent, non profit organization serving children and families from Farmington and the surrounding communities. Our 300 acres of pristine woodlands, ponds, and 80 acre lake provide the perfect setting for your employment. The quality programs such as our Summer Day Camp, Dunning Lake, and Adventure Education combined with top notch facilities and beautiful surroundings make Winding Trails a great place to work. We are currently accepting applications for:

Full Time Position:

Recreation Coordinator: We are currently seeking a motivated team-oriented individual to join our staff. Winding Trails has a progressive and diverse program serving children, families, and individuals. This position will assist in the overall planning and execution of a variety of recreation and education programs for Winding Trails’ constituents. This position will concentrate in the areas of Outdoor Adventure, Special Events, Recreation Programs, and Environmental Education. This is an exempt full-time position with a comprehensive benefits package including paid time off, 403B retirement plan, and medical benefits. Interested candidates should hold a degree in recreation, leisure science, or related field. Hours will include some nights and weekends. Closing date for applying is Friday, January 31, 2020. Click for: Job Description and Employment application. Applications should be forwarded to Scott Brown, Executive Director at

Seasonal Positions:

Grille Assistant Manager: Winding Trails is looking for a candidate with a minimum of three years experience in food service and staff supervision.  Employment will run from late May through early September. Applications should be forwarded to Bailey Dailey, Recreation Supervisor at

Summer Maintenance Staff: Winding Trails is looking for hardworking individuals who enjoying working outdoors doing a variety of maintenance jobs. Employment will run from mid May until the end of August. Interested candidates must be at least 18 years of age and have a valid drivers licence. Applications should be forwarded to Bryan Martin, Park Director at

Sailing Instructors, Lifeguards, and Water Safety Instructors: Interested candidates with certifications in these areas should send your application to Bailey Dailey, Recreation Coordinator, at

Camp Counselors and Program Specialists: We are looking for individuals with an interest in working with children and also candidates who have skills in nature, fishing, basketball, biking, boating and camp lifeguards. Applications should be forwarded to Keith Garbart, Camp Director at

Challenge Course Facilitators: Individuals with experience facilitating groups on low and high challenge course should contact Keith Garbart, at

Click here for an Application for Seasonal Employment

Equal Employment Policy: Winding Trails Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. Winding Trails provides equal opportunities to employees and applicants without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, disability, veteran status or sexual orientation.



Your Backyard...The Way It Should Be



Winding Trails

50 Winding Trails Drive, Farmington, CT 06032

Phone 860.677.8458

Winding Trails, Inc. is a non-profit organization serving people from Farmington and surrounding communities, providing year round recreational and educational activities for the enjoyment and growth of families and individuals of all ages. Winding Trails is dedicated to the conservation and stewardship of the natural woodlands and waterways that allow outdoor programming, character development, and other activities that strengthen the lives of those we serve.