As warm weather finally arrives in Westchester, a field trip to Connecticut may be just what the doctor ordered. What better place to have fun while getting back into the swing of things than a 500,000 sq ft complex boasting virtually every sport, athletic pastime, and fitness program imaginable?
Behold Chelsea Piers Connecticut, the Stamford-based sports-and-entertainment facility owned by the same people who operate the wildly popular Chelsea Piers Sports Entertainment Complex in Manhattan. At this downtown retreat, guests will find everything from an Olympic-size 50-meter indoor swimming pool and 6,000 sq ft water-play area to a whopping seven indoor tennis courts and two full-size ice skating rinks.
This doesn’t even count the gym facilities, with all the (bar)bells and whistles, as well as a 100-yard turf field and professional-grade gymnastics training center. The Piers also offers camps for kids of varying ages and instructional programs for adults and teens, as well as numerous sports leagues and teams. Private events for 10 to 2,000 people may also be booked in advance.
No membership is necessary, so just waltz on in and partake in the athletic adventures. Chelsea Piers Connecticut does offer a number of membership packages, however, that provide a more cost-effective way to enjoy its expansive offerings.