Our Story:

Over 50 years ago John and Sidney Maxwell founded a company called The Ski Hut, in Wilton Center, as a way to share their family's  passion for skiing with the community. In 1983 their son, Jack Maxwell changed our name to Outdoor Sports Center, and moved us to 80 Danbury Road in Wilton. The name and location change was part Jack's dream to share his enthusiasm and philosophy; to help grow and nurture respect for the outdoors by using it as our playground. Today, we are still 100% family owned, many of our staff have been with us for 15 years or more, and we are proud to have customers that can recall our "Ski Hut" heritage.

Our commitment remains to promote a friendly and knowledgeable community, to provide only the best gear and service, and to always promote awareness of outdoor resources through their use as a playground. 

Ski Weekend Checklist


From skiing, all day to warming up by the fire at night, packing for a ski trip means lots of layers. Here is a complete list to help you start the daunting task. 


New Winter Boots


We carry a variety of winter boots in every style from Sorel, Ugg, Pajar, Patagonia, Baffin, Lowa, Boggs, Zdar, and more. Each boot is guaranteed to keep your feet warm, dry and provide the best protection against slippery conditions. Check out our favorite Men's, Women's and Kids boots below: 


Where Form Meets Function | Knives


Whether you carry a knife everywhere you go or use them to chop vegetables for dinner, knives are an essential tool in all of our lives. Almost all of us at Outdoor Sports Center carry one all day every day. They prove themselves invaluable more often than you'd expect, from opening boxes and letters to cutting the tags off the new shirt you just bought. A good knife not only performs day after day but is made with the quality and craftsmanship to last a lifetime.


Thule Racks & Carriers On Sale Now


It's that time of year when Thule racks and Carriers go on sale at 20% off from November 26th to December 13th. If you've been waiting to outfit your vehicle with a rack, now is the best time. You won't see Thule products at these great prices except for during these rare sale periods. 


Four-legged Running Partners


Its getting dark before 6 o'clock now, making it extra important to stay safe on the roads. In support of November being National Running Safety month, we want to encourage you to wear reflective gear when out at night. Reflective vests and lights help increase your chance of being seen on the road, preventing accidents from happening. Even if you're just walking your dog after work, keep visibility high with these reflective vests for you and your furry companion.


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