We are very happy to be able to offer a special musical event at the camp amphitheater. Due to the COVID-19 situation, all participants much be preregistered, no walk-ins will be permitted. We are limited to 100 people and everyone must social distance. The event will be BYOB. No food or beverage will be available from Winding Trails. This event is open to Winding Trails members only and is free of charge.
Would you like to become a certified lifeguard? Participants who successfully complete the course will be certified in CPR, First Aid, Lifeguard Training and Waterfront Training. All candidates must be 15 years or older by the end of the last class. Prerequisite: 1st day is able to swim 550 yards continuously using only front crawl with rhythmic breathing and breaststroke; tread water for 2 minutes using legs only; swim 20 yards pick up brick and swim back with brick within 1 minutes and 49 seconds; and swim 5 yards submerged and retrieve three rings (5 yards apart). Registration is required one week before the start of class.
Come try this challenging and exciting sport. Candidates must be at least seven years of age. All classes will meet at the Archery Range near Walton Pond. Masks will be required by all staff and participants and social distancing will be enforced. Registration is required by 3 days prior to the start of each session. This program will be open to members only.
Winding Trails will once again be presenting the popular Baked Potato Fest. Bring the family and create your own luscious version of these meal-sized baked potatoes. Masks will be required by all staff and participants (when not eating). Social distancing will be enforced. Registration is required by July 6th. This is a members only event. Menu: Garden salad, baked potato (with assorted toppings), dessert, beverages.
Come join Blair Wlochowski, Winding Trails' volunteer birder, as we explore the Winding Trails' property to discover what birds are found here during the changing seasons. Learn tips on how to enhance your birding skills and work on your Bird Life List. The walks will travel through many habitat areas, so a good variety of birds are expected to be seen. Always dress for the weather and wear a good pair of walking shoes. Registration is required by three days prior to the start of the program. Masks will be required by all staff and participants and social distancing will be enforced. This program is for members only.
Bring your family for a game night at Winding Trails! Join us at the Boathouse Pavilion for food, trivia, board games, Bingo, and much more. Pizza, snacks, dessert, and beverages will be included. Masks will be required by all staff and participants (when not eating) and social distancing will be enforced. Don't miss out on the fun! Registration is required by August 3rd. This is a members only event.
Let's go out to the movies! This is a great way to wind down your day at Winding Trails. Join us for a movie on the big screen with a view of the lake in the backdrop. Social distancing will be enforced. Please register by Thursday, July 30th. This is a members only event.
Join Miss Judy, Winding Trails naturalist, for an afternoon family nature walk. This walk is geared toward families with children that enjoy exploring all around the property. Each month, the walk will take your family to a different location for discovering a new topic. Based on the topic, we'll look for animals, catch a few, check out a hidden spot of the forest, observe how things grow, and much more. Be sure to wear good walking shoes and outdoor clothing appropriate for the weather. Registration is required by 3 days prior to the start of the program. Masks are required to be worn by all staff and participants. Social distancing will be enforced. This program is open for members only.
Join Miss Judy, Winding Trails' Naturalist, for a morning family nature walk geared toward families with your children. Each month, the walk will take your family to a different location, so a new topic can be explored through all your child's sense. Be prepared to watch for animals, touch a few of them, smell some cool things, and listen for fun sounds. So we can explore rain or shine, wear good walking shoes and outdoor clothes that are appropriate for the weather and can get wet or dirty. Registration is required by three days prior to the start of the session. Masks are required to be worn by all staff and participants and social distancing will be enforced. This program is open to members only.
Sponsored by the Alexander P. Franklin Foundation Spend a beautiful fall day at Winding Trails. This event is for all ages and generations. Come and see over 90 custom built fairy houses set along a half mile stroll through our wooded trails. Did you always want to build fairy houses? We are looking for new village builders for 2020! Please contact Miss Judy at email@example.com for more information.
Who's ready to go camping? You bring the tent, sleeping bags and toiletries and we will do the rest! This program provides you and your family the opportunity to spend more quality time together and make memories your kids will cherish forever while enjoying dozens of activities and camping out at Winding Trails. A BBQ on Friday night (6:30pm - 7:30pm) and a continental breakfast on Saturday morning (7:00am - 8:30am) are included. Please note: social distancing will be enforced and masks will be required when social distancing is not possible. Registration is required by three days prior to the session date. Members Only Event.
We will be running a five week Tiny Tri series beginning Tuesday, July 14th and ending on August 11th. This series is open to members only and everyone must preregister by noon on Tuesday July 14th. This series will NOT be officially timed. Registration check in begins at 5pm. Distances are: 200 Yard Swim, 3 mile bike, 1 mile run
For 5 weeks on Tuesday nights, there will be a short course (5k) and a long course (10k) race. Awards will be given out at the final race. The top three overall in each age group (male and female on each course) will be recognized. Online registration only, no day of registration will be allowed. For 2020, this program will be members only and social distancing will be enforced.
We will be running a five week series beginning Tuesday, July 14th and ending on August 11th. This series is open to members only and everyone must preregister by noon on Tuesday July 14th. This series will NOT be officially timed. Registration check in opens at 5pm. Distances are: 1/4 mile swim, 4.5 mile bike, 3.1 mile trail run
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.