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


860.677.8458


50 Winding Trails Drive, Farmington, CT 06032

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


860.677.8458


50 Winding Trails Drive, Farmington, CT 06032

Special Events

 

SPECIAL EVENTS ARE OFTEN FREE & DO NOT REQUIRE REGISTRATION, UNLESS OTHERWISE STATED

TREK BICYCLE DEMO DAY
Try a Trek! Join Trek Bicycle Newington for a Bike Demo Day! Trek will be on site at Winding Trails with a fleet of demo bikes including Mountain Bikes & Road Bikes. The demo is a free event, open to all. Waivers + helmets will be required. Email newington@trekbikes.com for more details. No Registration Required.
Date: Sunday, April 26th
Times: 10:00am- 1:00pm
Where: Tri-Transition area (Demo & Clinic)
Fee: Free

WINDING TRAILS NIGHT AT THE HARTFORD YARD GOATS
Come join Winding Trails while we enjoy watching America’s favorite pastime at Dunkin Donuts Park in Hartford. We have a limited number of seats available for purchase. The seats are part of The Hartford Terrace and also has access to the Yard Goats Club which is located upstairs behind home plate and is climate controlled with couches, TVs, and a full bar. With the purchase of the ticket, you will receive $2 of loaded value on each ticket. This loaded value will be scanned off your ticket and gives everyone $2 to use towards concessions or the team store. Get your tickets now as they will not last! Call (860) 677-8458 ext. 10 to purchase, or stop by our main office.
Date: Saturday, August 1st
Time: 6:10pm
Member Fee: $ 16.00 per ticket

ACOUSTIC NIGHTS AT WINDING TRAILS
Come and enjoy some great music at Winding Trails in the tranquil serenity of the forest. This series will highlight some of the great local musical talent we have in the area. Each evening will showcase three performers. Food and refreshments will be available for sale or feel free to bring you own. These programs will be held rain or shine. Registration is not required.
Dates & Performers
Friday, June 12th, Blackberry Jam and Wandering Boots
Friday, July 10th, Blackberry Jam, TBD, and Beta Box
Friday, August 7th, Blackberry Jam, Sweetest Key, and Seth Adam
Friday, September 11th, Blackberry Jam, Bill Benson, and Lauren Michaud
Time: 7:00pm
Place: Boathouse Pavilion
Ages: All Ages
Fee: $7.00 for Adults, $5.00 for Children (ages 3 to 15)
Member Discount Fee: Free

FAMILY MOVIE NIGHT AT THE BOATHOUSE PAVILION
Come visit our new Boathouse Pavilion for a drop-in movie during the summer. This is a great way to wind down your day at Winding Trails with a family movie in our newest pavilion with a view. This is a drop-in event and no registration is required so come on down and join us watching a movie on the BIG screen.
Movie: Frozen II
Date: Friday July 31st
Time: 8:00pm
Where: Boathouse Pavilion
Ages: All
Member Fee: Free

DUNNING LAKE FREE SPECIAL EVENTS FOR CHILDREN
These programs will last between 1-2 hours depending on the number of participants. Please check age requirements as not all programs are appropriate for all ages. No registration required
WINDING TRAILS WACKY RELAYS
Let’s get wacky! Today we will be getting wacky with relays like the dizzy bat relay, egg toss, a whip cream pie eating race, an obstacle course relay and many more! You don’t want to miss out on the fun!
Date: Wednesday, July 1st
Rain Date: Thursday July 2nd
Time: 2:00pm
Ages:5 – 12 years old
Where :Meet at the Boat House
WET & WILD
When it comes to celebrating summer, nothing is better than getting wet & wild in the sun. Enjoy all your favorite water games as we splash our way into fun, ending with everyone’s favorite waterslide!
Date: Wednesday, July 15th
Rain Date: Thursday, July 16th
Time: 2:00pm
Ages:5 – 12 years old
Where: Meet at the Boat House
WINDING TRAILS OLYMPICS
Enjoy the skills and spills as our own members compete in Olympic events. Winding Trails lifeguards will coach the teams in tug of war, swimming, basketball, and many more! So, come join the fun and help carry the torch down the beach.
Date: Wednesday, July 29th
Rain Date: Thursday, July 30th
Time:2:00pm – 4:00pm
Ages:5 – 12 years old
Where: Roosen’s Roost

SUMMER FUN DROP IN EVENTS
Come enjoy fun summer activities every week at the beach! We will have activities including an ice cream social, arts and crafts, water balloon tosses, sand building contests, and many more. Each activity should last around 30 minutes. There will be activities all summer long. No need to sign up, just stop on by when you are at the beach! Craft activities have limited supply.
Dates: Tuesdays, and Thursdays, June 23rd to August 13th
Time:1:30pm
Ages: 12 and Under
Where: Programs area, next to the basketball court
Fee: Free

LAST BLAST 2020
This is our largest event of the year! A celebration of summer complete with games, rides, food, a magic show, and fireworks. The fireworks are sent up from the island, over the lake. This is like no other show you will ever see! No registration is required.
Date: Saturday, August 15th
Time: 4:00pm – 10:00pm
Where: Festivities will be held in the Dunning Lake Area. Fireworks will go off at dark over the Lake!
*Strict 6 guests per membership limit!

 

 

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.