While almost every major town and city in Connecticut has outdoor basketball courts in its parks, very few have indoor courts. Fortunately, there is a number of indoor sports facilities that have indoor courts which are available to members or sometimes to non-members for a fee. Most set aside some time for open use, but for those who are truly serious, the courts can be rented. These facilities also offer teams to join or instructional programs to sign up for. Here are five of the top indoor basketball courts in Connecticut.
Leland P. Wilson Community Center
599 Matianuck Ave.
Windsor, CT 06095
(860) 285-1990
www.townofwindsorct.com/recreationThe town of Windsor’s Recreation and Leisure Services Department has over 1,200 programs for its citizens to enjoy, including an extensive basketball program. The Windsor Instructional Basketball League is the jewel in its crown, but for those looking for less structured play, there is court time available on a first-come first-serve basis at the LP Wilson Community Center’s gymnasium. There is also a basketball court at the town’s other big community center at 330 Windsor Avenue, but that one is reserved for the town’s scheduled activities.
Connecticut Sports Arena
32 Still River Road
New Milford, CT 06776
(860) 799-6000
www.ctsportsarena.comThe 41,000 square-foot Connecticut Sports Arena includes three indoor hardwood floor basketball courts, as well as a huge indoor turf field and a fitness center. There is open court time set aside daily, usually from noon until 6 pm, and court time is available in the morning to members by appointment. The Connecticut Sports Arena offers instructional basketball programs for school children grades three through eight and hosts other leagues and clinics.
Chelsea Piers Connecticut
One Blachley Road
Stamford, CT 06902
(203) 989-1000
www.chelseapiersct.comChelsea Piers Connecticut in Stamford has two indoor basketball courts, which are available to members at no additional charge or for $15 for a two-hour block for non-members. There are classes and leagues as well as drop-in games to join. Chelsea Piers Connecticut also offers ice skating, hockey, lacrosse, soccer, track and other sports to its members and has a huge aquatics center which includes several swimming pools and a water slide area.Related: Top Fitness Classes In Connecticut

Insports Centers Trumbull
29 Trefoil Drive
Trumbull, CT 06611
(203) 268-1214
insportscenters.com/about/contact-usInsports has three hardwood courts, each separated from the other by thick divider curtains. Court time is available by appointment, and there is both scheduled and open game play. There are also leagues to join and instructional programs available. Insports has just installed new LED lights above each court. Insports also has facilities and programs for indoor soccer, softball, lacrosse, flag football, rugby, field hockey and other sports.
Courtside Sports Center
517 Burlington Road
Harwinton, CT 06791
(860) 689-0090
courtsidesportscenter.comCourtside Sports Center has three regulation basketball courts (one college level, the other two professional level), as well as two small 50-foot youth courts (with adjustable height baskets). Open court time varies, and there are instructional programs, leagues to join and tournaments in which to participate. The facility also has a large turf field and volleyball courts, as well as a gym with treadmills and other exercise machines.Related: Top Indoor Sports Training Facilities In Connecticut

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