In 1879, with a loan of $300, Frank Winfield Woolworth opened one of the original five-and-dime stores. In 1965, F.W.…More Woolworth bought Kinney Shoes, and later there was a branch-off to what we now know as Lady Foot Locker.</p>
<p>It offers women's sportswear and footwear. Some of the footwear is for specific sports such as running, basketball or volleyball, to name a few. The brands include Nike, ASICS, Timberland, Clarks and so many more.</p>
The Knights of Columbus, a Catholic men's organization, was founded in 1882 in New Haven, Conn., to provide…More assistance to the members' families. Today, in addition to providing mutual aid to Knights' families, the group works to benefit the community through fundraisers and charitable works. Partnerships include Special Olympics, Coats for Kids, Food for Families, Habitat for Humanity and work with local charities.</p>
<p>The Unionville Knights of Columbus is located near the police department on New Britain Avenue. The property includes a volleyball net, a pavilion near the river and the hall, often rented for private functions.</p>
Farmington Farms Tennis & Athletic Club 94 Brickyard Rd, Farmington, CT06032 Farmington Farms is a locally run sport and tennis facility opened on Brickyard Road more than 30 years ago by Fred…More Timme. Featuring eight Plexipave tennis courts and four outdoor Har-tru courts, the tennis leagues offer competitive play at all levels. To complement the tennis, there is a state-of-the-art fitness center complete with cardio equipment and a weight room. Personal training is available. The aerobics schedule includes every imaginable class including Yogalates, Shaboom and Zumba, as well as old favorites like step and toning. The pools welcome lap swimmers, water walkers and recreational swimmers. Swimming lessons are available for children and adults. Aqua aerobics are also included on the schedule. Children have a space of their own at Farmington Farms; the bright and welcoming Kids Corner offers a licensed nursery school, baby-sitting and a kids gym. During the warmer months, members can enjoy a game of beach volleyball or beach tennis by the gorgeous outdoor pool complex.
The Farmington Recreation Department is committed to creating opportunities for all residents to enjoy…More their town and each other through various activities.</p>
<p>Of course, rec soccer and Miss Beverly's dance class come to mind, but the Recreation Department also offers basketball, Hershey Track and Field, a swim team, a preschool and preschool-age enrichment activities.</p>
<p>The town department now offers martial arts, field trips to baseball games and the zoo, bowling, wrestling, yoga and volleyball, as well as Mr. Avezzie's beloved Tumble Bunnies classes.</p>
<p>There are also school-aged enrichment classes to alleviate vacation boredom and activities to get the whole family moving. Swimming lessons at Farmington Farms are offered through the Recreation Department and so is the Summer Concert in the Park series.</p>
<p>The Recreation Department staff, including Priscilla Peale, Geoffery Porter and Theresa Solla, is dedicated to the town programs and willing to take your waivers and registration, but the department's website makes online registration easy.</p>
The Farmington Club 162 Town Farm Rd, Farmington, CT06032 The Farmington Club , located on Town Farm Road near the polo grounds, is a breathtaking location for a wedding, prom,…More business meeting or outing. The grounds are beautifully manicured with seasonal flowers, gorgeous grass and a view of Avon Mountain in the background. There is an Olympic-sized outdoor pool and a variety of outdoor sports to play including softball, tennis and sand volleyball. The magic continues inside with a fantastic assortment of packages available to suit any occasion and budget. The menus are varied and include wedding packages with abundant food options such as Chicken Wadsworth, Roasted Filet Mignon and Pan Seared Salmon to name a few. If you prefer a more contemporary feel to your event, the Farmington Club is well-equipped to set up "stations" where your guests can choose from pasta, roast beef or even sushi. Don't forget dessert! The Farmington Club and their sister restaurant in Southington, The AquaTurf Club are known throughout Connecticut for their impressive "Viennese Table" which includes a mountain of desserts including canoli, pastries, ricotta pie, flaming drinks, chocolate dipped fruit and much more. This is a great place for any function, stop by and take a look!