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Family Resources Handbook – Sports

Note: The information in this category is organized by sport, in alphabetical order. The “See Also:….” references at the end of a listing indicates the organization can also be found in other categories.


See Recreation, Towns of Bath, Brunswick, Harpswell, Topsham

Cal Ripken Division, Babe Ruth League, Brunswick
P.O. Box 827, Brunswick
• Instructional League in baseball and softball for 6-12 yr olds; instructional league, games, tournaments, all-star competitions


See Recreation, Bath YMCA; See Recreation, Towns of Brunswick, Harpswell and Topsham

Bath Area YMCA — See Recreation for contact information; See Also: Camps

Town of Bath, Department of Parks and Recreation — See Recreation for contact information; See Also: Camps

Bicycling: See Recreation: Town of Brunswick Parks & Recreation for contact information, Androscoggin Bike Path

Merrymeeting Wheelers Bicycle Club
P.O. Box 233, Brunswick; 939-6694
• Weekly rides, May-Sept; skiing & hiking in colder months

Spare Time Bowling
276 Bath Rd, Brunswick; 725-2963
• Premier bowling center with state of the art scoring system
• 32, 10-pin lanes, snack bar, game room, youth instruction, events rental

Bowling Bowl – Candlepin Bowling
7 Dunlap St., Brunswick; 725-5241
• A tradition of relaxed family entertainment, bowl a string, join a league

Sable Oak Equestrian Center
38 Bridge Rd., Brunswick; 443-4406
• Youth and amateur training available: all breeds and disciplines
• Boarding, Judging, Adventure Rides, Beach Rides

Royal Silks Equestrian Center
334 Augusta Rd, Rte 201 Topsham; 522-7640
• Training in a variety of disciplines from certified instructor; boarding
• Summer programs in horsemanship for ages 8-80


Drums Alive for Children with Developmental Disabilities
• See Bath Parks and Recreation
• Ages 6-12; parents/guardians must be present
• Incorporates balance, coordination, strength through music,games, etc.

Universe Gym & Kids Down Under Fitness Program
361 High Street, Bath; 442-0180
• Children: Fitness Fun Classes for 2-7 yr olds; after school Art & Tumble Classes (Sept. to June) for K-5 grades
• Adults: cardio, pilates, yoga, movement from head to toe; weight training

Field Hockey: See Recreation, Town of Brunswick, Harpswell & Topsham


See Recreation, Town of Bath

Bath Youth Football; 442-8630
• Grades 4-6;Competitive (4 teams)Tackle Football focused on fundamentals

Brunswick Area Youth Football League
BAYFL, Inc., P.O. Box 818, Brunswick; registrar: 751-3311
• Focused on developing character and teaching sportsmanship through involvement with football and cheering
• Boys and girls aged 6-13 in Brunswick, Topsham and Harpswell


See Recreation, Town of Bath, Brunswick & Topsham

Bath Golf Club
387 Whiskeag Rd, Bath; 442-8411
• 18 hole course, golf lessons for 3-18 yr olds.

Brunswick Golf Club
River Road, Brunswick; 725-8224
• 18-hole course, lessons available

Long Shot Golf Center
305 Bath Rd, Brunswick; 725-6377
• Miniature golf, driving range, instruction


See Recreation, Bath Area YMCA

Midcoast Gymnastics and Cheerleading School
41 Winter St., Topsham; 729-9618
• Ages 2 & up, 4 levels, Olympic gymnastic equipment
• See Also: Camps

Town of Harpswell Recreation Department — See Recreation for contact information; See Also: Camps


Midcoast Youth Hockey
P.O. Box 1019, Brunswick; 725-0133
• A fun, affordable ice hockey program for players between ages 4 and 14
• Instructional Programs provide players with enjoyable, constructive experience focused on skating fundamentals, hockey skills, teamwork, etc.


H2Outfitters Kayaking
184 Harpswell Road, Orr’s Island; 833-5257
• 30 yrs. teaching sea kayakers at all levels; conduct sea kayak trips
• See Also: Camps

Seaspray Kayaking Rentals and Tours
420 State Road, W. Bath; 443-3646
• Kayak, canoe, stand-up paddle boards; trips along ME coast; retail store
• See Also: Camps


See Recreation, Towns of Bath and Topsham

Brunswick Youth Lacrosse;
• Grades 1-2, Co-ed; Boys & Girls teams for grades 3-6
• It’s all about learning the game, working together as a team and having fun

Martial Arts

Brunswick Martial Arts Academy
126 Main St, Topsham; 729-8682
• Instruction in Shaolin Kempo-Karate, Jiu-Jitsu, Tai Chi, etc. for 5 yrs & up

Northern Chi Martial Arts
25 Stanwood St., Brunswick; 751-4317
• Instruction for ages 4 & up focused on fitness & personal development; 50% discount for family members

Riverview Foundation
610 Augusta Rd, Topsham; 729-7399
• Non-competitive martial art training on 164 acre campus focused on traditional skills, physical fitness & inner peace.
• Adults and children ages 5-18, Tai chi and custom programs
• See Also: Camps, Health & Social Services

Shotokan Karate Academy
63 Elm Street, Topsham; 833-5185
• Traditional karate classes that improve self-confidence, self-discipline, focus and physical fitness for children 4 yrs and up and adults, including “extraordinary adult” classes for individuals with special needs

Town of Harpswell Parks and Recreation Martial Arts
See Recreation, Town of Harpswell
• Grades K-5 & home schooled; non competitive, non contact

Wu Hsing Shan School of Martial Arts
172 Front St., Bath; 443-2893
• Instruction in shotokan karate, tai chi, grappling arts, jiu jitsu–ages 5 & up


20 Atwood Rd, Topsham; 358-7875
• Indoor family roller skating; teen dances, private rentals, snack bar; birthday parties, skate sales


Johnson’s Sporting Goods Scuba Diving Lessons
206 Bath Rd, Brunswick; 725-7531
• Lessons for youths 10 & up; dive boat available


Bath Youth Meetinghouse and Skatepark Center
4 Old Brunswick Rd, Bath; 443-8750
• Indoor skatepark; lessons for 6-10 yr olds every Sat. a.m..; helmets required; if under 18, your parents must sign waiver
• Free teen center: 13 & up; computers, board games, ping pong, foosball, air hockey, arcade games, snacks and drinks available

Bowdoin College Skating School
Watson Ice Arena, Bowdoin College
• Offers Basic Skills Program designed by US Figure Skating for participants 3 yrs. to adult, Oct through March

Skating Club of Brunswick
Watson Ice Arena, Bowdoin College; 751-6011
• Nonprofit club for figure skaters of all ages; March to October


See Recreation, Towns of Bath, Brunswick, Harpswell, Topsham

Seacoast United Maine Soccer Club
Topsham Indoor Arena, 20 Atwood Rd, Topsham; 729-8444
• Working to advance physical/social well-being of kids and adults through competitive soccer; year round program for 4 yr olds to adults
• See Also: Camps


See Recreation, Towns of Bath, Brunswick, Harpswell & Topsham; See Cal Ripken, Babe Ruth League above

Skiing (Downhill)

See Recreation, Towns of Brunswick, Harpswell & Topsham

Kennebec Estuary Land Trust – Nordic Skiing Outings
See: Great Outdoors; Trails, Day Use, Park Lands for contact information
• Great ways to explore natural landscapes in winter
• See Also: Museums & Historical Sites, Maine Maritime Museum — list of cross country skiing areas

Swimming: See Great Outdoors, Beaches; See Recreation, Bath Area YMCA and Towns of Brunswick, Harpswell & Topsham


See Recreation, Towns of Bath, Brunswick & Harpswell

Maine Pines and Racquet Fitness (Tennis, Racquetball)
120 Harpswell Road, Brunswick; 729-8433
• Indoor courts available year round; private, semi-private and group lessons for all ages
• See Also Camps

Public Tennis courts
• Bath: McMann Athletic Complex, Congress Avenue
• Brunswick: High School, 116 Macquoit Road
• Harpswell: Fulle Field, Rte 123
• Topsham: Mt. Ararat Middle School, 66 Republic Avenue

Town of Topsham, Department of Parks and Recreation
• See Recreation for contact information; See Also: Camps

Topsham Youth Tennis Lessons, Mt. Ararat H. S. Tennis Courts
• See Recreation, Town of Topsham
• 8-14 yr olds; lessons in June

Track and Field/Running

See Recreation, Towns of Bath, Brunswick & Harpswell


See Recreation, Towns of Brunswick & Topsham


See Recreation, Town of Topsham


Jai Yoga
314 Ft. Andross Building, Box 11
14 Maine Street, Brunswick; 725-7874
• Offers classes/workshops/instruction to promote health and growth of community and individuals: prenatal and Baby & Me classes

Other information: — Andy Valley Gymnastics; Lewiston — family & adult public ice skating; lessons — to find a bike club — Casco Bay Hockey Assoc. — list of skateparks — 3 ten hole golf course; Bowdoin — to find horse farms where lessons may be available — year-round family skating/community ctr.; Falmouth — downhill skiing, nighttime skiing; Auburn — Merrymeeting Soccer Club; Bowdoinham — Travis Roy Arena, North Yarmouth Academy; used by hockey assoc., town recreation programs — list of ski areas, events — list of cross country skiing areas — swimming, health/fitness

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