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
It's that time of year again! As our summer items go on sale,
fall apparel is starting to hit the shelves, and we can't wait for
you to see the amazing pieces that your favorite brands have come
out with this year! The old classics are back and better than ever,
along with new styles that we know you'll love. Stay warm, stay
fashionable, and stay ahead of the game with fall apparel from the
best outdoor brands! And don't forget: Tax-Free Week is August
16-22! You can save 6.35% state tax on all clothing and footwear
items under $100.
Meru, an invigorating flim about climbing, teamwork, and
perseverance, will be showing at Fairfield Theatre Company on
September 15th as part of our Mountain Adventure Film Series!
We have lasting gear for back to school from great brand names
that provide comfort, durability, and style, keeping your children
focused on a smooth school year ahead.
Show us where you're exploring with
your free Outdoor Sports Center Travel Flag, and you could win a
$300 gift card to our store!!
Camping has evolved far beyond the traditional tent and campfire
scenario you envision in your head. There are so many unique
camping styles, both in terms of places to go and ways to camp,
that camping gear has become ultra-specific. Styles range anywhere
from backcountry minimalist to high-end glamping, but with all
preference aside camping still offers a lifetime of memories for
families, friends and loved ones! Read on to learn about the gear
that will benefit each type of camper.
More on the next page...