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
Last week we took to the slopes at Stratton Mountain to test out
the best brands in skiing and snowboarding. Burton, Blizzard, Volkl
and many more vendors all had tents fully stocked with their new
2017 sets for next winter! The yearly On-Snow Demo gives us the
chance to test next year's gear so we can share first hand the way
skis and boards perform to help you make the best choice possible.
We tested everything from beginner skis and boards all the way to
expert-level, in order to decide which pieces we will bring into
our shop next season.
Win a GoPro Package, by
entering our Instagram Flag Contest!! Simply
take a picture of you exploring Connecticut or traveling with our
Outdoor Sports Center Flag and post it on Instagram, tagging
#flagfriday and @outdoorsportscenter to win.
Enjoy deeper discounts from Feb 12th to the 15th for Presidents
Day Weekend, our last blowout SALE! All winter 15/16 apparel,
footwear, skis and snowboards will be marked down at 30% off
increasing your winter savings! What a great time to invest in new
ski boots, splurge on a new snowboard or update your winter outfit.
Even our bike department has extra deals for the month of February
with 50% off all bike services from tune-ups to an complete
Get ready for spring riding season! All bike service
rates are half off for the month of February. This includes
anything done by our full service workshop, from a tune-up to a
complete overhaul! Our bike mechanics are the best in the state,
and you can be sure that your bike is in great hands here at
Outdoor Sports Center. Take advantage of this deal and get prepared
for spring! (Parts are not included!)
Join the Fairfield County Youth Cycling Team
this spring for an all new mountain biking season! Organized by
CCAP and sponsored by Outdoor Sports Center, this team centers
around teaching kids the essential skills needed to learn mountain
biking techniques and safety. Participants will flourish by
competing in a team-based setting and traveling to regional and
local cycling events.
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