Weston is a rustic town of sweeping fields, ponds, riverside vistas and thickly wooded forests. The natural splendor of the area is undoubtedly a prime attraction to its approximate 10,270 residents. People also love living in Weston because of its close proximity to urban centers, minimum two acre zoning for homes, one of the finest school systems and school facilities in the nation and excellent recreational offerings.
Nature’s beauty can be enjoyed throughout the year at any of Weston’s numerous nature conservations and parks: Devils Den, a 1,400 acre nature preserve featuring hiking trails, picnic areas and a lovely pond; Katherine Ordway Preserve on 60 acres; Aspetuck Land Trust extending 645 acres; and Bisceglie-Scribner Park, a 53 acre park featuring recreation fields, picnic facilities, a swimming pond and the Kiwanis Fitness Trail. The town recreation department hosts year-round activities for all ages, including ski trips, indoor swimming, athletic programs and innovative camps. Residents of Weston enjoy the lovely beaches of neighboring Westport or can swim in the town swimming pond at Bisceglie-Scribner Park. There are also private clubs that offer pools, indoor/outdoor tennis, golf, skeet and trap shooting and horseback riding.
Across from Weston’s quaint shopping village lies the unique interconnected public school complex consisting of one elementary school, one intermediate school, one middle school and one high school. Traditional coursework is supplemented by a wide variety of culturally enriching programs, including music, visual arts, drama/stagecraft, athletic leagues and interscholastic programs.