Nestled in the southwestern corner of Connecticut, Wilton is known for its wooded hillsides, ancient stone walls, rippling streams and open meadows. Located just one hour from New York City on the New Haven Metro North Line, Wilton is an ideal home for many commuters. Easy access to the Merritt Parkway and the Connecticut Turnpike makes travel to other towns in the Tri-State area very convenient. Various community events take place in Wilton Center, the location of its town green, gazebo and a number of charming stores, restaurants and movie theatre. Wilton is a community that is very welcoming to its residents, many of whom volunteer their time between our excellent schools and various philanthropic causes. Wilton takes great pride in its outstanding school system. Wilton’s school population of 3,851 is enrolled in two elementary schools for grades K through two, one elementary school serving grades three through five, a middle school for grades six through eight, and Wilton High School for grades nine through twelve. In addition to the core curriculum, Wilton High School offers a wide variety of elective courses in Art, Home Economics, Business and Music. There are programs for the intellectually gifted as well as special education and special services. Students also have the opportunity to take Advanced Placement Courses which offer possible college credit.
Wilton is also proud of its recreational facilities which feature a wide variety of programs both public and private. The Wilton Family Y is a 20 acre community park boasting an indoor/outdoor Olympic-sized pool, pavilion, picnic facilities and fitness trail. Also offered are a gym, racquetball, handball, squash and paddle tennis courts, an exercise studios and Nautilus fitness center as well as a second indoor pool.
Merwin Meadows Park, which is available to town residents, is a fresh water swimming pond with picnic facilities and playground. It is the site of many activities, including jazz festivals in the summer and gatherings after the Memorial Day parade. Several tennis courts are available for use in the athletic complex behind Middlebrook School, and the town tennis courts located by the High School. The Woodcock Nature Center and Weir Farm National Historic Site attract walkers, hikers and explorers to many scenic trails. The Wilton Department of Recreation sponsors numerous programs for children from pre-school to teens, as well as adult programs and those for senior citizens.
The Wilton Library acts as the cultural center of Wilton, which nearly 17,000 people make use of each month. Recently expanded and renovated, the Library organizes trips to New York City to attend Broadway plays, visit museums and see other areas of interest. The Brubeck Room showcases talent both local and reknown.
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