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NBC Connecticut encourages locals to get active this Healthy Week

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    NEWSLETTERS

    Connecticut Healthy Week (Published Friday, May 20, 2011)

    Healthy Week has arrived! From May 21st – 27th, NBC Connecticut is kicking off a summer of health by encouraging locals to stay active and involved. By finding the best places in the city to participate in social sports, NBC Connecticut hopes to inspire locals to try new things, improve their fitness and meet new people along the way. NBC Connecticut’s Social Sports campaign is part of a broader initiative to connect locals with their community and improve Connecticut’s quality of life. Check out our list below to find quality venues in your neighborhood Biking, Yoga, Soccer, Softball, Basketball, Golf, and Hiking

    Biking:
    Appalachian Mountain Club, CT Chapter (LAB), Mystic AMC Main Office
    5 Joy Street
    Boston, MA 02108
    Phone: 617-523-0636
    Fax: 617-523-0722
    Toll Free: 800-372-1758
    www.outdoors.org
    Road and mountain biking, day and weekend trips

    Connecticut Bicycle Coalition
    www.ctbike.org

    Eastern Bloc Cycling Club
    C/O John Legere,
    43 East Hill Road
    Canton, CT 06019
    www.easternbloc.net
    60-member family-oriented club offers a schedule of road, mtn and cyclo-cross trips.

    Hat City Cyclists, Bethel (LAB) –
    PO Box 1034
    Bethel, CT 06801
    Phone: 1-866-HLP-CLUB
    Email: webmaster@hatcitycyclists.org
    www.hatcitycyclists.org
    organizes rides and events

    NEMBA Connecticut Chapter
    www.ctnemba.org
    Pequot Cyclists (LAB), Gales City
    www.pequotcyclists.com

    Sound Cyclists Bicycle Club, Westport (LAB)
    Sound Cyclists Bicycle Club
    P.O. Box 1144
    Darien, Connecticut 06820
    Email: mailbox@soundcyclists.com
    www.soundcyclists.com

    Southern Connecticut Cycle Club, New Haven (LAB)
    P.O. Box 51
    New Haven, CT 06501-0051
    Email: events@ctcycle.org
    http://www.ctcycle.org/
    weekly rides
    Thread City Cyclers, Mansfield
    Email: threadcitycyclers@gmail.com
    www.threadcitycyclers.com
    100-member club offers road and mountain biking trips

    Yankee Pedalers
    c/o Suzanne Petke
    77 Arrowwood LN
    Bloomfield, CT 06002-1697
    Email: yankpedal@aol.com
    www.yankeepedalers.com
    schedules several recreational rides each month in northcentral and northwestern CT

    Yoga:
    Yoga Centers of Connecticut Directory
    http://www.yoga-centers-directory.net/usa/connecticut.htm

    Soccer:
    Connecticut Adult Recreational Soccer League
    george@carsl.org
    http://www.carsl.org/Links.html

    Connecticut Football Club
    LeagueAthletics.com, LLC.
    30 Old Kings Highway
    Suite 175
    Darien, CT 06820
    Email: 203-604-9520
    http://www.connecticutfootballclub.com/

    Softball:
    Amateur Softball Association of America
    http://www.connecticutasa.com/
    Basketball
    CT Boys Travel Basketball League
    http://www.cbtbl.com/
    CT Girls Basketball League
    http://www.ctgirlsbasketballleague.org/

    Golf:
    Connecticut State Golf Association
    Golf House
    35 Cold Spring Road, Suite 212
    Rocky Hill, CT 06067
    Telephone: (860) 257-4171
    Fax: (860) 257-8355
    E-mail: info@csgalinks.org
    http://www.csgalinks.org/

    Hiking:
    Appalachian Trail Conservancy
    P.O. Box 807 799 Washington Street
    Harpers Ferry, WV 25425-0807
    Phone: 304.535.6331
    Fax: 304.535.2667
    Email: info@appalachiantrail.org
    http://www.appalachiantrail.org/

    Connecticut Forest & Park Association (CFPA)
    16 Meriden Road
    Rockfall, CT 06481
    Phone: 860-346-2372
    Email: info@ctwoodlands.org
    http://www.ctwoodlands.org/