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Fairfield County's online guide to everything for kids, teens, & families!

Penfield Beach in Fairfield

Penfield Beach is a 3.5 acre beachfront property that is a favorite. A great place to swim and sun along the Long Island Sound, it offers a long stretch of sandy beach. There are picnic tables and grills on the beach for visitor use.
323 Fairfield Beach Road
Fairfield , CT , 06824
Phone: 203-256-3191
41° 8' 5.2152" N, 73° 14' 30.6384" W

Whitby School

Whitby School inspires a passion for learning and empowers each child,18 months through Grade 8, to take responsibility as an open-minded, principled citizen in a global community. Learning continues year round through Whitby's Summer Enrichment and Early Childhood programs, designed for children 18 months through 11 years.
969 Lake Avenue
Greenwich , CT , 06831
Phone: 203-869-8464
41° 6' 50.8608" N, 73° 39' 14.4072" W

Bruce Museum

Explore Art and Science at the Bruce Museum, located at One Museum Drive in Greenwich, CT. The Museum is open Tuesday through Sunday from 10 am to 5 pm; closed most Mondays and major holidays.
1 Museum Drive
Greenwich , CT , 06830
Phone: 203-869-0376
41° 1' 11.4852" N, 73° 37' 22.5552" W

Apple Blossom School and Family Center

A Waldorf Early Childhood Education Center housing a variety of parent and Child Classes, Under-3 Program, Nursery, Kindergarten, and Community Workshops.
440 Danbury Rd.
Wilton , CT , 06897
Phone: 203-834-0344
41° 13' 1.3512" N, 73° 25' 39.0324" W

Bartlett Arboretum & Gardens

Bartlett Arboretum and Gardens is located in Stamford, CT. The Arboretum is a living museum adorned with majestic trees, charming gardens, wildlife, walking trails, natural habitats and landscapes. They serve as a recreational and educational resource for visitors. The Arboretum hosts a wide range of innovative classes, certificate programs in Master Gardening and Arboriculture, gardening symposiums, summer concerts, garden tours and its highly acclaimed summer nature camp and STEAM-based children's school-day and after-school programs.
151 Brookdale Road
Stamford , CT , 06903
Phone: 203-322-6971
41° 7' 58.098" N, 73° 33' 11.1528" W

Old Sturbridge Village

New England life from 1790-1840 with costumed historians and period demonstrations and buildings. Visitors can explore, touch, try new things, and be part of the action. Hands-on fun is at the heart of everything we do.
1 Old Sturbridge Village Road
Sturbridge , MA , 01566
Phone: (508) 347-3362
42° 6' 32.0328" N, 72° 5' 55.5072" W

Connecticut Audubon Society Center at Fairfield

The Connecticut Audubon Society’s Center at Fairfield is a hub of environmental education activities and events throughout the year. The Center adjoins the 155-acre Roy and Margot Larsen Wildlife Sanctuary, a nature preserve serving as an extensive outdoor classroom for school, summer camp, scouting, and adult education and conservation programs. Seven miles of walking trails, raised boardwalks and bridges offer access to the varied land, forest and freshwater ecosystems. The grounds also feature a butterfly garden and Birds of Prey compound. Trails are open to the public year round, seven days a week, from dawn to dusk. The Center building houses classrooms, live education animals and exhibits, and the Nature Store.
2325 Burr Street
Fairfield , CT , 06824
Phone: (203) 259-6305 ext. 109
41° 12' 6.5772" N, 73° 17' 32.5248" W

The Golf Performance Center

The Golf Performance Center in Ridgefield, CT integrates state of the art training facilities and expert coaching to help athletes reach their goals. Beginning with the unique "5 Elements of Success" Evaluation, our golf academy delivers customized golf instruction designed to provide aspiring athletes with improvement strategies for long term success. GPC Spring and Summer Junior Golf Schools are designed to help introduce juniors of all ages to the game. Based on skill level, our instructors will place juniors in appropriate classes and encourage participation at each level for their continued development.
824 Ethan Allen Highway
Ridgefield , CT , 06877
Phone: (203) 790-4653
41° 18' 44.7696" N, 73° 28' 15.4884" W

Woodcock Nature Center

The Woodcock Nature Center is located in Wilton, CT. Located on 149 acres of state-protected land, the Woodcock Nature Preserve includes a pond, wetlands and 3 miles of publicly accessible woodland trails. The Center is home to a variety of living local and exotic creatures including snakes, frogs and lizards. We also house a handful of injured birds of prey.
56 Deer Run Road
Wilton , CT , 06897
Phone: (203)762-7280
41° 14' 50.9856" N, 73° 28' 25.4748" W

Sound Sailing Center

Sound Sailing Center is based in Norwalk, Connecticut on beautiful Long Island Sound. Our fleet operates up to Maine in the summer and down to the Caribbean in the winter.
54 Calf Pasture Beach Road
Norwalk , CT , 06855
Phone: 203-838-1110
41° 5' 3.3396" N, 73° 23' 53.322" W

Stamford Museum & Nature Center

We are dedicated to arts and culture, natural and agricultural sciences and history. We seek to inspire creativity, foster self-discovery, promote environmental stewardship, and nurture an appreciation for lifelong learning for kids and families.
39 Scofieldtown Road
Stamford , CT , 06903
Phone: 203-977-6538
41° 7' 33.9636" N, 73° 32' 43.854" W