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Empower Leadership Sports & Adventure Center

2011 S Main St, Middletown, CT 06457-6151
+1 860-638-4754
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Empower Zip-line Tour and Tree Climbing

Empower is a great team-building outdoor activity. The staff was very helpful and informative. I... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Nutmeg G
Our First Zipline Adventure

My hubby and I went to Empower for a Zipline Adventure that he got as a coupon promo. The staff... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Lynnette K
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EMPOWER Leadership Sports & Adventure Center is home to Connecticut's only fully-guided tree top zip line canopy tour. EMPOWER's canopy course features over a half mile of long and fast zip lines, 2 "Indiana Jones" suspension bridges or 2 traversing elements (cargo net and multi-vine tight wire) and 8 platforms located 45-75 up in the forest canopy. EMPOWER professional guides pride themselves on keeping guests 100% safe 100% of the time; and are encouraging, fun, supportive and entertaining. EMPOWER offers adventures for people from all walks of life; no group affiliation required and no-minimum group size for reservation. EMPOWER also features an array of group programming (corporate, school/camp, athletic teams and more)!
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Hours Today: 08:30 - 16:30
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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2011 S Main St, Middletown, CT 06457-6151
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Empower is a great team-building outdoor activity. The staff was very helpful and informative. I would recommend this experience.

Thank Nutmeg G
Dan J, Manager at Empower Leadership Sports & Adventure Center, responded to this reviewResponded today

Hello Nutmeg G - thank you so much for your kind note and 5-star review. Your group is always a pleasure to work with and we appreciate everyone's enthusiasm and their adventurous attitudes! Zip On!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My hubby and I went to Empower for a Zipline Adventure that he got as a coupon promo. The staff (Griffin, Tori, Mike and Wolfgang) were professional and made our first experience fun and safe. They cheered us on when we completed the obstacles and...More

Thank Lynnette K
Dan J, Manager at Empower Leadership Sports & Adventure Center, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hello Lynnette, congratulations on completing your first ever zip line canopy tour adventure! Thank you so much for coming to EMPOWER and for your very kind review - we appreciate your feedback! I will pass your message along to Griffin, Tory, Mike, & Wolfgang. Happy...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

5 of us spent an afternoon experiencing the extreme zip and tree climbing outing at Empower Leadership. It was pretty intense and very fun. We enjoyed 2 long zips, a tightrope walk, a cargo net climb, a tremendous rappel, and super challenging climbs up two...More

Thank Katherine W
Dan J, Manager at Empower Leadership Sports & Adventure Center, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hello Katherine W. We are so happy to hear that you had such an fun and intense zip lining, tight-roping, rappelling, and tree climbing adventure at EMPOWER - thank you so much for your visit, your great adventurous attitude, and your very kind review. Congratulations...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A fun experience with an excellent crew to make everyone feel comfortable and safe. Jeff and Sam were great guides to help you thru the course, especially the extra rope climbing activities.More

Thank Dennis S
Dan J, Owner at Empower Leadership Sports & Adventure Center, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hello Dennis S., thank you so much for your kind review! Congratulations on completing all of the zip lines and climbing obstacles and we are so happy to hear Sam and Jeff added feelings of comfort and safety. Thank you for Zip Lining with EMPOWER...More

Reviewed 18 May 2017

Had two great guides and they were so funny and nice. They encouraged everyone to get involved and enjoy themselves. Plus, if you're nervous they are there to comfort and motivate you! Such a great time, highly recommend to a friendMore

Thank mazachelsea
Dan J, Manager at Empower Leadership Sports & Adventure Center, responded to this reviewResponded 19 May 2017

Hello mazachelsea, Thank you so much for the 5-star review and for your very kind comments about your zip lining experience here at EMPOWER. Congratulations for completing every challenge at EMPOWER and we are happy to hear that your guides added to your adventure! Keep...More

Reviewed 15 May 2017 via mobile

The staff was great they made the experience pleasant and fun. This is definitely a cool adventure for all!More

Thank Shanique W
Dan J, General Manager at Empower Leadership Sports & Adventure Center, responded to this reviewResponded 16 May 2017

Hello Shanique, Thank you for your review of EMPOWER and very nice note! We are happy to hear that you had such a fun and pleasant experience during your adventures with EMPOWER. Congrats on becoming masters at the craft of zip lining, rappelling, and tree...More

Reviewed 2 May 2017

I highly recommend Empower for a group activity. Everything went very smoothly. The guides(sorry I can't remember their names) were excellent!! Everything is explained to you. We had so much fun!!!!! Thank Empower!!More

Thank Patty M
Dan J, Manager at Empower Leadership Sports & Adventure Center, responded to this reviewResponded 3 May 2017

Hello Patty M, Thank you so much for your kind review and TripAdvisor recommendation! Jeff and Breanna had a blast with your group and I'll be sure to pass your feedback along to them. We are so happy to hear that you Empower zip line...More

Reviewed 17 April 2017

It was a training activity for coworkers who will be participating in a rappelling event. The staff was amazing. They made the experience fun and enjoyable. The instruction was great and addressed individual questions and abilities. Dan Jaskot was professional, knowledgeable and made the experience...More

Thank 43ricky123
Dan J, Owner at Empower Leadership Sports & Adventure Center, responded to this reviewResponded 18 April 2017

Hello 43ricky123, Thank you for your kind review note. We are so happy to hear your Rappelling and Zip Lining Experience was so fun and enjoyable for you and your team - we had a blast with everyone!!! You all are going to do AWESOME...More

Reviewed 17 April 2017

I committed to doing things that scare me in 2017 and seeing as Empower was only a mile from my house, it seemed like an obvious choice to fulfill this promise. On 4/15, with 5 family members in tow, I did the zip lining experience....More

Thank teachsome1
Dan J, Owner at Empower Leadership Sports & Adventure Center, responded to this reviewResponded 18 April 2017

Hello teachsome1, First off, congratulations to you for completing our zip line adventure and for living out your commitment to do things that scare you in 2017! Secondly, thank you so much for your kind review. We had a wonderful time in the tree tops...More

Reviewed 5 January 2017

This is such a great place for Corporate Teambuilding events as well as Family Outings.They have so much to offer and Dan and his team are great to work with.They really do have something for everyone-no matter what age.They offer packages for the Corporate groups...More

Thank Lquin493
Dan J, Manager at Empower Leadership Sports & Adventure Center, responded to this reviewResponded 6 January 2017

Thank you so much for your kind review Lquin493 - we appreciate your note!

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DianeGeorgeA
Hello. Are there weight restrictions for the zip line canopy tour ?
22 June 2017|
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Response from Dan J | Property representative |
Hello Diane, thank you for your questions. To ensure safe participation, we do have weight requirements for our zip line canopy tour. Participants must weigh at least 60 pounds (minimum), and the participant maximum varies... More
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