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Sports & Recreation

With its natural beauty, Vermont is a haven for outdoor enthusiasts. From skiing and ice climbing in the winter to mountain biking and hiking in the summer, Vermont appeases the appetites of the adventure-hungry and recreation-ready year-round. And whether or not you are actively inclined, there is nothing better than ending day with a cold beverage at a sporting venue, rooting for a local sports team.

Sports & Recreation Options

Jay Peak Ski & Summer Resort

830 Jay Peak Road, Jay, VT, 005859
http://www.jaypeakresort.com

Featuring a year-round indoor waterpark, ice arena, brand new rec center, championship golf course, easygoing disc golf course and, of course, the East’s best skiing and snowboarding.

Smugglers' Notch in the Summer, Winter, and Fall

Smugglers’ Notch Resort

4323 Vermont Route 108 South, Jeffersonville, VT, 005464
http://www.smuggs.com/vto

Our Summer Vacation Packages combine the value today’s families seek with memory-making fun you’ll talk about for years to come! Mountainside condominium lodging, 8 pools & 4 waterslides, award-winning children’s programs, plus activities guaranteed to please your entire family! Start planning today and request your FREE Planning Guide & DVD. Call 1.800.451.8752

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Bolton Valley Resort

4302 Bolton Valley Access Road, Bolton Valley, VT, 005477
http://www.boltonvalley.com

The Inn at Bolton Valley, located at the heart of our village base area of Bolton Valley Resort, offers 56 slope-side hotel rooms, studios and 1, 2, 3 & 4 bedroom units. 2 restaurants, grocery/deli, gift store & retail shop are all in the village complex. Our Sports and Nordic Center has a fitness center, heated pool, hot tub, sauna and game room.

Sugarbush Resort

Sugarbush Resort

1840 Sugarbush Access Rd., Warren, VT, 005674
http://www.sugarbush.com

Sugarbush is one of the largest ski resorts in New England, offering 111 trails for skiing and riding in the winter and ample outdoor activities in the summer.

Great Blue Heron

Lake Champlain International

531 Main St., Colchester, VT, 005446
http://www.mychamplain.net

Lake Champlain International (LCI) is a non-profit organization actively involved in shaping the future of Lake Champlain’s water and fisheries health for the well-being of the people who depend on it today and tomorrow. We firmly believe that people hold the key to Lake Champlain’s future. To ensure the future of our lake as a premier fishery, economic engine, and recreational resource, we must all do our part to address the issues head-on.

ECHO, Leahy Center for Lake Champlain

One College Street, Burlington, VT, 005401
http://www.echovermont.org

Discover Vermont’s innovative science and nature museum with over 100 interactive family experiences, 70 live species, changing exhibits, 3D Theater.

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Dunkley’s Gymnastics Camp

35 Kibbe Farm Rd, South Hero, VT, 005486
http://www.dunkleysgymnasticscamp.com

Dunkleys is a small family style, gymnastics camp. With only 50 campers per session, each gymnast is challenged, whether beginner or advanced USAG Level 9! Directly on Lake Champlain, Dunkley’s Gymnastics Camp is an amazing “first time away from home” summer camp experience!

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PaddleSurf Champlain

1 Flynn Avenue, Burlington, VT, 005401
http://www.paddlesurfchamplain.com

Offering lessons and guided tours, short- and long-term rentals, and affordable boards and paddles from our summer location at Oakledge Park and Beach — right on the Burlington Bike Path!

Lake Champlain Community Sailing Center

Lake Champlain Community Sailing Center

234 Penny Lane, PO Box 64818, Burlington, VT, 005401
http://www.communitysailingcenter.org

The Community Sailing Center encourages & celebrates the responsible use & long term stewardship of Lake Champlain by fostering educational & recreational opportunites for all members of our community.

Saba Marine interior

Saba Marine

390 Prim Road, Colchester, VT, 05446
http://www.sabamarinevt.com

Saba Marine is your premier powerboat dealership located in just a minute drive from Lake Champlain in Colchester, Vermont.

Northland Marina exteriro

Northland Boat Shop

P.O. Box 27, North Hero, VT, 005474
http://www.northlandboats.com

Northland Boat Shop is a full service Marine outlet located at City Bay, North Hero. We provide sales, service and storage for numerous product lines.

Local Motion bikes

Local Motion

One Steele Street #103, Burlington, VT, 005401
http://www.localmotion.org

Local Motion – Vermont’s non-profit organization whose mission is to bring walking and biking within reach for all Vermonters. Our Trailside Center on the Burlington waterfront provides bike rentals and trail maps. Join us in fostering active lifestyles and healthy communities. Happy Trails!

Burlington Waterfront

Burlington Parks, Recreation & Waterfront

645 Pine Street, Suite B, Burlington, VT, 005401
http://www.enjoyburlington.com

The Department of Parks, Recreation and Waterfront oversees all of Burlington’s 37 parks, 550+ acres of open space, 3 public beaches, and more.

Alburg Dunes

Alburgh Dunes State Park

151 Coon Point Road, Alburgh, VT, 005440

With ten parks in the Islands, there’s plenty to see and do! Hiking, biking, camping, swimming, fishing, canoes & kayaks, performances & programs.

Burton Island State Park

P.O. Box 123, St. Albans, VT, 005478

With ten parks in the Islands, there’s plenty to see and do! Hiking, biking, camping, swimming, fishing, canoes & kayaks, performances & programs.

Grand Isle State Park

Grand Isle State Park

36 East Shore Road, Grand Isle, VT, 005458

With ten parks in the Islands, there’s plenty to see and do! Hiking, biking, camping, swimming, fishing, canoes & kayaks, performances & programs.

Kamp Kill Kare

Kill Kare State Park

P.O. Box 123, St. Albans, VT, 005478

With ten parks in the Islands, there’s plenty to see and do! Hiking, biking, camping, swimming, fishing, canoes & kayaks, performances & programs.

knight Island State Park

Knight Island State Park

c/o Burton Island State Park, P.O. Box 123, St. Albans, VT, 005478

With ten parks in the Islands, there’s plenty to see and do! Hiking, biking, camping, swimming, fishing, canoes & kayaks, performances & programs.

Knight Point State Park

Knight Point State Park

Knight Point Road, North Hero, VT, 005474

With ten parks in the Islands, there’s plenty to see and do! Hiking, biking, camping, swimming, fishing, canoes & kayaks, performances & programs.

Niquette Bay State Park

Niquette Bay State Park

274 Raymond Road, Colchester, VT, 005446

With ten parks in the Islands, there’s plenty to see and do! Hiking, biking, camping, swimming, fishing, canoes & kayaks, performances & programs.

North Hero State Park

North Hero State Park

3803 Lakeview Drive, North Hero, VT, 005474

With ten parks in the Islands, there’s plenty to see and do! Hiking, biking, camping, swimming, fishing, canoes & kayaks, performances & programs.

Essex Country Club

Essex Country Club

332 Old Stage Road, Essex Junction, VT, 005452
http://www.essexccvt.com

Located in the countryside of Essex Jct. Vermont on Old Stage Rd., Essex Country Club, a regulation 18 hole golf course, lays claim to some of the most picturesque acreage in the area.

Burlington Country Club

Burlington Country Club

568 South Prospect Street, Burlington, VT, 005401
http://www.burlingtoncountryclub.org

Burlington Country Club is a private, family-friendly community committed to offering the highest standards in golf and hospitality.

Alburg Golf Links

Alburg Golf Links

230 Rte 129, South Alburgh, VT, 005440
http://www.alburggolflinks.com

Alburg Golf Links is an 18 hole-6505 yards, par 72 golf course situated on Lake Champlain with scenic views of the lake, Adirondacks & Green Mountains.

VASA

Vasa

One Allen Martin Drive #5, Essex Junction, VT, 05452
http://www.vasatrainer.com
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TSL Snowshoes and TSL Sleds

PO Box 962, 73 Armand Lane, Williston, VT, 05495
http://www.tslsport.com
Queen City Yoga

Queen City Yoga

40 San remo Drive south burlington, vt
http://www.queencityogavt.com

When your body feels like a battleground, exercise seems unattainable. Pain and ailments overthrow your body’s domain. Queen City Yoga will help you abolish the pain with doable yoga and pilates classes for all body types no matter the condition.

Champlain Boat Club

Champlain Fleet Club

70 South Winooski Ave., Burlington, VT
http://www.champlainfleetclub.com

Boat Membership Club located on Malletts Bay at Bay Harbor Marina. Members join for a season, pay a low monthly or annual fee and simply make reservations to use the boats. The club owns the boats and pays for all the insurance, maintenance, dock space, storage and repairs.