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Empower Leadership Sports & Adventure Center

Address: 2011 South Main Street, Middletown, CT 06457
Phone Number: 8606384754
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Ranked #2 of 11 Attractions in Middletown
Type: Tours, Adventure
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Type: Tours, Adventure
Hours:
Tue - Sun 8:30 am - 4:30 pm

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English first
Senior Contributor
23 reviews 23 reviews
6 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2014

Dan and the crew at Empower offered our company a memorable experience! What is nice, is that it is structured for every skill level. Our group felt safe, secure and most of all entertained! There are definitely some areas where one's athleticism is put to the test. The scavenger hunt was also awesome. When thinking about your next Team building... More 

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california
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31 reviews 31 reviews
9 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

I went with a couple friends to celebrate a milestone birthday. The facility was easy to find and clean, the staff was friendly and funny, and the course was exhilarating. We did the zip line tour and it went by very quickly. I would recommend adding on the canopy plus tree climbs to make a full morning or afternoon out.

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West Hartford, Connecticut
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109 reviews 109 reviews
23 attraction reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2014

We were four middle aged woman looking for something fun to do. I was the only one who had ziplined before. One of the four was afraid of heights. All 4 of us loved empower ziplining! It was a beautiful fall day and we were 7.5 stories up in the trees. You are 100% safe and led by excellent guides.... More 

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Bridgeport, Connecticut
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21 reviews 21 reviews
12 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2014

Did the moonlight ziplining and it was an exceptional experience. The staff members were friendly and helpful, the course itself was fun and challenging, and it was overall a wonderful time.

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Joe D, Owner at Empower Leadership Sports & Adventure Center, responded to this review

Hi Christine; thanks for the great review! I am glad you enjoyed the Moonlight experience. I hope to see you back again soon for one of our other events! More 

CT
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014

The staff that work here really love their jobs so it makes zip lining that much more enjoyable. It was easy to reserve a spot, easy to get to, and the tour goes by quickly. A fun two hours :)

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Joe D, Owner at Empower Leadership Sports & Adventure Center, responded to this review

Hi Kate! Thank you for recognizing our staff! We strive to make everyone's experience special at EMPOWER! It is always nice to hear when we succeed! More 

Natick, Massachusetts
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28 reviews 28 reviews
15 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

This is the second time I been ziplining and it was really fun. We had Lucas and Chris and they were great. The ziplining course had a "challenge obstacle." We got to choose from a cargo net and tight rope or go over two bridges. I chose to do the bridges. They were harder (mentally) than I thought and Lucas... More 

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Middletown, Connecticut
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99 reviews 99 reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2014

Came here for the Halloween zipline and boy was it a blast! Going here is like a vacation getaway doing something so fun! staff was great! they educated all of us and away we went. It was cool to go ziplining at night with spooky lights. too bad the halloween dressed up guys weren't too scary (I could see how... More 

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Middletown, Connecticut
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26 reviews 26 reviews
10 attraction reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2013

I have participated in the zip line course a few times and it has been fun and exciting each time. Joe and all of the staff are supportive and friendly. It is a great team building experience. They were patient and encouraging with my nephew who started out timid but by the end wanted to do it all again. We... More 

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Newtown, Connecticut
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 attraction reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2013

My office went to Empower on 9/27 for a team building adventure and we had a blast! Becky, Dan, Joe and Kyle were all awesome, patient and very supportive. We had so much fun doing the canopy zip lining tour and the crew made all of us feel so comfortable. They were so caring with anyone who needed a little... More 

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New Haven, Connecticut
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38 reviews 38 reviews
9 attraction reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2013

Even though it was not my first time zip lining, it always feels like it is. Had another great experience at Empower. Surrounded by people you have never met and by the end of the event, you are almost best friends. Great for team building or just challenging yourself to try something different. Dan and Jen are terriffic!

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