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Silver Spring Country Club, located amidst the beautiful rolling hills of Ridgefield, Connecticut, is a private club bordering the towns of New Canaan, Wilton and South Salem, New York. It is a family friendly club offering golf, tennis, paddle, swim and dining.

Established in 1930, Silver Spring has emerged as one of the premier country clubs in Fairfield County, attracting a devoted membership and upholding a tradition of exceptional and ever-improving facilities. Silver Spring is a welcoming community with social and recreational membership options to suit a variety of lifestyles.

Golf

Silver Spring’s 18-hole golf course was a design effort by  Robert White in 1929 and officially opened for play in May of 1932. The course offers a scenic and manicured course for members and guests to walk or ride. There are five tee boxes attracting all levels of play as well as an updated short game practice area and a driving range. The sweeping views were enhanced by a 2017 tree management program, making it one of the most beautiful courses in the area. A team of excellent PGA professionals provides private lessons and clinics. There are numerous opportunities for competitive play including interclub competition for all levels. Golf socials run throughout the season. A recently added golf simulator allows for off-season lessons and practice.

Tennis

Silver Spring has a very active tennis program and caters to players of all ages including adults who have never held a racquet before. There are eight well-maintained Har-Tru courts and two hard courts available with an accomplished professional staff offering private lessons, clinics and team practices for all ages. A variety of competitive teams participate in interclub league matches. Tennis socials run throughout the season.

Paddle

Silver Spring’s paddle facility has four newly renovated paddle courts and a paddle hut ideal for entertaining or socializing with both indoor and outdoor fireplaces. Silver Spring’s racquet program includes professional instruction for all ages, lessons, clinics, social events and participation in competitive league play.

Pool

Silver Spring is home to a superb pool and recreation facility with a 12-meter pool, a diving area, game room and entertaining pavilion that abuts an open field for children’s summertime activities. Silver Spring has a competitive swim team for juniors and offers a day camp for children of ages 6-10, which includes golf, tennis and swim instruction.

Clubhouse

The original clubhouse was a small building designed by Roger Bullard, but over the years it has been expanded and updated to become a modernized facility, though it still adheres to its original charm. Today it houses dining facilities, locker rooms, card, library and meeting rooms along with a complete golf shop and recently added golf simulator.

Dining

The main clubhouse has a banquet room for formal dining and large events, a less formal clubroom, as well as a pavilion and porch for outdoor dining and entertaining. A tenth tee snack bar with covered outdoor seating offers grab and go options. The Stingray Café is located at the pool pavilion and also offers casual summer fare.

Social

Silver Spring has a full complement of social activities for adults and juniors alike. Professional instruction is offered in golf, tennis, paddle and swim for all levels. A recent spike of interest in bridge has created the added dimension of games for all levels year round and a “learn as you play” group meets regularly. Some highlighted social events include the Fourth of July picnic held annually which includes a professional fireworks display. Also popular are casual summerSunday barbeques; Steak and Lobster Night; wine tastings; and Farm to Table Dining. Juniors particularly like the Family Camp Out, Rocket Night, Junior Awards Night and the many casual pizza and movie nights at the Stingray Café.

A Club for All Seasons

While the main clubhouse and restaurants are closed from January 1 until March 1, Silver Spring remains a club for all seasons. Golf simulator instruction is available throughout the winter. Lighted paddle courts remain open for winter play, instruction and team play. The paddle warming hut with both indoor and outdoor fireplaces is a year round facility and also available for private party entertainment. During winter months the rolling hills are a popular attraction for cross country skiers and snowshoers