Our Story:

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 playground. 

GURU Fit System

03/01/2019


The best bike starts with a proper fit. Our bike shop offers a new revolutionary approach to finding your perfect bike on the GURU FIT SYSTEM! This advanced computer scan technology can measure your exact specifications to help you select the right size and model for your riding style. Whether you're in the market for a new road, mountain, cyclocross, triathlon or recreational bike, the GURU Fit System will scan its database of over 10,000 bikes to find a perfect match!

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Teach Safe Cycling

02/28/2019


Last year we gave you the top tips and tricks for teaching your children to ride, and this year we want to zero in on making sure they stay safe on the road! The same safety precautions apply whether they are riding in the backyard, local trails, or around the neighborhood streets. When children learn biking safety at a young age, these guidelines become second nature to them, ensuring that they continue to practice safe cycling throughout their lives. We've put together a few of the most important rules to follow to make sure your little cyclists continue to stay safe and have a great time!

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Extra Winter Savings

02/09/2019


Temperatures have been at an all-time low this winter, forcing us to dig out our warmest winter boots and thickest insulated jackets to bare the freezing conditions. However you look at it, whether you're dreading the next two months before spring or psyched for more time to hit the slopes, we have good news for both parties! Our 2018/2019 winter sale is happening now. Find rare deals on winter equipment storewide, from apparel and footwear to skis and snowboards. We have everything you need to upgrade your gear and help you stay warm so you can enjoy the rest of winter. Check out our specific discounts being offered during our Winter Sale below:

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We Always Install For Free

06/12/2014


At Outdoor Sports Center, we offer professional car rack installation, free of charge, on every rack system that we sell. Other shops will charge you for this service, but no one around has the decades of experience installing car racks that we have. We send our employees to Thule's USA headquaters to learn rack installation directly from the people that engineered the racks. 

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Get Outfitted for Your Next Adventure

06/09/2014


The beauty of adventure lies in the unexpected; that doesn't mean you can go un-prepared. While you can't always plan for everything when you're traveling, backpacking, or camping, having the right equipment can mean the difference between the experience of a lifetime or a trip gone wrong. Don't let an uncomfortable pair of boots or an ill-fitting pack get in the way of that bucket list adventure you've been dreaming of for so long.

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