Sports - Under 1 Hour from Host Hotel

Sports - Under 1 Hour from Host Hotel

Date and Time: 
Wednesday, August 3, 2016 - 6:00am to Saturday, August 6, 2016 - 6:00am


Norwich Ice Rink    Norwich, CT   2 Minutes
The Norwich Municipal Ice Rink is a not for profit facility that is dedicated to promoting lifetime recreation through participation in ice sports. The indoor public rink has a single 200‟ x 85‟ NHL regulation ice surface, four large locker rooms,  and a pro shop.  

Auto Racing / Driving School / Go-Karts On Site at Mohegan Sun
The program begins with classroom instruction. Three instructors will teach the basics of racing, detail the vehicle and impart years of specialized knowledge.  Throughout the event instructors are available for continued lessons as well as getting people in and out of the Go Karts  

Horseback Riding    Stonington, CT  30 Minutes
The Stable is Connecticut‟s premier equine facility.  Owners Todd and Diane Mathieson are both expert horsemen and a perfect team!   Todd, a world class horse trainer, has experience with Arabians, Morgans and Tennessee Walkers, but his love it the American Saddlebred!  In this beautiful country setting, Todd teaches children and adults the basic skills of riding and driving (for those people who want the experience of the house without the saddle!) and trains all of The Stable‟s young horses.    
Diane virtually grew up on horseback and has been riding since she was a very small child.  As a professional, Diane worked in the pro racing circuit breaking thoroughbred racehorses.  Today Diane teaches the equestrian arts to young children and adults in preparation for show. 
Waterford Speedbowl   Waterford, CT  30 Minutes
NASCAR auto racing Saturday nights April – October.  
Norwich Navigators   Norwich, CT   10 Minutes Family entertainment with the San Francisco Giants AA Minor League affiliate in their modern stadium.