After last winter's nearly snow-less winter, the past week has given many local residents a chance to finally dust the cobwebs off their sleds and toboggans and check out some local hills.
Residents are also dusting off the skates and hitting the ice.
Are you looking for a place to sled or skate? Here's a guide to some of the favorite sledding spots in Ellington, Somers, and the surrounding area, as shared by residents on the Ellington-Somers Patch Facebook page:
In Ellington and Somers:
Ellington Middle School
Mabelle B. Avery Middle School
Vernon Center Middle School
Know of any other great places to go sledding or skating in town? How about great hills, ponds, or lakes in the area? Add them in the comment section below.