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Lake Lillinonah: Your Family-Friendly Watersports Destination in Connecticut

Welcome to Lake Lillinonah, a stunning reservoir in western Connecticut. We’re located in New Milford, just over 75 miles from New York City, making it a perfect spot for a day trip or a weekend getaway. Learn about our kids’ watersports camp, pontoon charters, and watersports instruction, along with useful information to plan your visit.

Location and Accessibility

Lake Lillinonah is based in New Milford, CT, with our primary location at West Cove Marina, located at 143 West St. Our site is easily accessible from major Connecticut cities like Hartford, Stamford, and New Haven. If you’re traveling from New York City, the drive is about 1.5 hours, offering a quick escape from the hustle and bustle.

What We Offer

Kids’ Watersports Camp

Our kids’ camp focuses on teaching children the fundamentals of watersports. Whether it’s wakeboarding, water skiing, or other water-based activities, the camp provides expert instruction in a safe and fun environment. This hands-on experience helps children build confidence while learning new skills. Perfect for young adventurers and active families.

Pontoon Charters

Experience Lake Lillinonah with a pontoon charter. These comfortable boats are great for families and groups, allowing you to explore the lake’s picturesque scenery at a leisurely pace. Enjoy a picnic on board, take in the tranquil views, or simply relax as you cruise across the water.

Watersports Instruction

If you want to try watersports or enhance your skills, our experienced instructors are here to help. We offer lessons in wakeboarding, water skiing, and other watersports. Our instruction is tailored to your skill level, ensuring you have a safe and enjoyable experience on the water.

What to Expect

When you visit Lake Lillinonah, you can expect a family-friendly environment with plenty of opportunities for adventure and relaxation. From learning watersports to enjoying a pontoon ride, the lake offers something for everyone. Our location at West Cove Marina is designed to accommodate families, with easy access to the water and comfortable facilities.

Planning Your Visit

Here are a few tips to help you plan your visit to Lake Lillinonah:

  • Pack Essentials: Bring sunscreen, hats, and plenty of snacks.
  • Book in Advance: To ensure you get the times and services you want, book pontoon charters and watersports instruction ahead of time.
  • Family-Friendly Atmosphere: Our facilities are designed with families in mind, so you can enjoy your day without worry.