Founded in 1787, Weston is a residential town located about 45 miles outside of New York City. With its unique two acre zoning and minimal commercial development, Weston has a unique small town feel which makes it a sought after location to call home. From its vibrant arts community, to its public parks and Nature Preserves, Weston stands out from the crowd of charming New England towns.
While not technically a park, the Lucius Pond Ordway/Devil's Den Preserve is Fairfield County's largest tract of protected land. Devil's Den is a lovely place for a hike, combining woodlands, wetlands, valleys, swamps, and streams to form a backdrop of untouched wilderness.
Open year-round, the Bisceglie-Scribner Park sits on 53.5 acres of land and features multiple baseball fields, a picnic area, a playground, a fitness trail, and a swimming pond.
Other parks in Weston: Morehouse Farm Park, Katherine Ordway Preserve, and Keene Park.
Nestled within the charming rolling hills along the Aspetuck River in Weston, the Aspetuck Valley Country Club values family, friendship, and sports above all. Aspetuck is frequently praised for its informal, family-oriented atmosphere and world-class dining program. The country club also features a myriad of top-tier amenities, with the added benefit of no tee times on golf and 11 different tennis courts to ensure their most popular activities are easily accessible.
Outdoor recreation in Weston primarily consists of Bisceglie-Scribner Park, Morehouse Farm Park, municipal playing fields, tennis courts, summer camps, and various sports clubs in the area. Local Weston clubs include swimming, soccer, lacrosse, cheer, basketball, baseball, softball, and little league.
Around the Saugatuck Reservoir, there are also several trail and fishing spots. The Aspetuck Land Trust provides 16 different preserves throughout Weston.
Weston is home to an acclaimed public school system. With a unique campus, Weston's four public schools, each reside along School Road.
Weston High School is a National Blue Ribbon School and one of the most renowned schools in the district, with many of its graduates going on to attend Ivy League colleges.
Weston High is ranked No. 6 out of all of the public schools in Connecticut and the 240th best high school out of more than 22,000 high schools across the country, both public and private. It is also considered one of the best public high schools for college prep and STEM studies.
Before attending Weston High School, there is a natural course for school-aged students to follow in Weston. They begin at Hurlbutt Elementary School, which introduces students to writing, math, reading, music, art, and Spanish, all at a kindergarten level. From there, they graduate to Weston Intermediate School, which offers many enrichment opportunities beyond the classroom. Next is Weston Middle School, and then finally, Weston High School.
Weston is a renowned learning community, both for students and adults. Weston educators partner with educational leaders to expand upon the frontiers of learning.