2022/2023 Parks, Recreation & Facilities

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YOUTH basketball

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4 - 5 CALDWELL

6TH GRADE

MINI CLINICS

LEAGUE LEAGUE LEAGUE

JANUARY 21 & 28 @ RIVERTON

k-3 GALLAGHER

BASKETBALL BASKETBALL Start of FebRUARY

THROUGH END OF MARCH

@ EAST END, ROWE AND RIVERTON COMMUNITY CENTERS

MID NOVEMBER

THROUGH end of JAn.

Girls @ East End community Center

Boys @ Riverton & ROwe

COMMUNITY CENTERS

BASKETBALL

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THROUGH END OF JANUARY

@ ROWE ELEMENTARY, KING, LYMAN MOORE,

AND LINCOLN MIDDLE SCHOOL S

winter footskills

K-3 GALLAGHER COMMUNITY CENTER

4 - 5 CALDWELL

OCTober 22 & 29 @ RIVERTON COMMUNITY CENTER

futsal program

& WINTER

COMPETITIVE FUTSAL GAMES

FOOT SKILLS AGE GROUPS: 5 - 14 JANUARY 8 th - MARCH 12 th

8 WEEK PROGRAM

LOC ATION TBD

TO REGISTER: REC.PORTLANDMAINE.GOV 212 CANCO RD. SUITE A PORTLAND, MAINE 207-808-5400

Youth Programs

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Nature Programs

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Adult Programs

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Senior Programs

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Riverside Golf Course Aquatics

AGE GROUPS: 5 - 14

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Therapeutic Recreation

COMMUNITY CENTER

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TIMES TO BE DECIDED

@ 5PM , 6PM & 7PM

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8 WEEK PROGRAM @ RIVERTON & REICHE

& ROWE ELEMENTARY

$150 - PROGRAM INCLUDES: 1 HOUR FOOTSKILL SESSIONS & 1 GAME PER WEEK

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Peaks Island Troubh Ice Arena

REG IST TOD ER AY! Online: rec.portlandmaine.gov Phone/Fax 207-808-5400 In Person: 212 Canco Road, Suite A Portland, Maine

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Community Center, Pool, Athletic Facility Rentals and Public Space Permits

East End Community Center, 195 North Street Peter Gerard: 773-8222 or ptg@portlandmaine.gov

Before & After the Bell Program For Kindergarten Through 5th Grade

Looking for a space to hold your birthday, anniversary,

We offer before and after-school activities that com-

or graduation party? Is your family reunion too

bine fun and learning, all in a safe, convenient place

large for your home? Do you have a group that

that you already know – your child’s school! The Before

meets regularly? Rental options include various

& After the Bell Rec Program will engage and stimu-

size rooms with access to kitchens, gymnasiums,

late your child and give your child time and space to

and pools depending on the site. Do you need a

explore and grow. Our staff has put together a vari-

space to practice? Why not rent space at your local

ety of group and individual activities which include

Community Center? Do you need a field or court?

recreation, enrichment and community as part of our

Are you in need of public space for a wedding or an

daily curriculum. We focus on character development,

outdoor performance, a block party, etc.? We would

physical fitness, health and wellness, reading and of

be happy to accommodate you. You must be 18 years

course, fun! Busy families choose us because their kids

or older to rent.

are happy. Parents are happy, too, with the safe environment, the convenience of being at your neighborhood school, and the peace of mind that comes with knowing that your child is learning, making friends and having fun. Before and After the Bell Recreation Programs are for residents of Portland attending Portland Public

Reiche Community Center, 166 Brackett Street 874-8873 or recreation@portlandmaine.gov

elementary schools at:

Riverton Community Center, 1600 Forest Avenue Jon Call: 874-8455 or jcall@portlandmaine.gov

East End Community Center and School, Rowe Elementary School, Longfellow Elementary School, Lyseth Elementary School,

Peaks Island Community Center, Island Avenue Diane Ricciotti: 766-2970 or dianer@portlandmaine.gov

Ocean Avenue Elementary School, Presumpscot Elementary School, Reiche Community Center and School, Riverton Community Center and School, Peaks Island Elementary School (After the Bell only).

Riverton, Reiche & Kiwanis Community Pool Rentals Colleen Lepage: 874-8456 or clepage@portlandmaine.gov Athletic Field Rentals Julie Hutchins: 808-5425 or jrush@portlandmaine.gov

Letter from the Director

Public Space Permits Clare Norton: 874-5435 or clare@portlandmaine.gov

Dear Community Members;

Who’s Who In Parks, Recreation & Facilities Director Ethan Hipple 808-5400 Director, Parks, Recreation & Facilities ehipple@portlandmaine.gov

Recreation Division Nick Cliche, CPRP 808-5443 Recreation Director nc@portlandmaine.gov

62+ Programs Alyssa Hadley 808-5445 Ahadley@portlandmaine.gov

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Aquatic Programs

Colleen Lepage, CPO, WSI, LG 874-8456 Recreation Aquatic Supervisor clepage@portlandmaine.gov

Therapeutic Recreation 808-5400 recreation@portlandmaine.gov

Community Centers Jon Call 874-8455 Recreation Leader Riverton Community Center jcall@portlandmaine.gov

Diane Ricciotti 766-2970 Recreation Programmer Peaks Is. Community Center dianer@portlandmaine.gov Pete Gerard, CPRP 773-8222 Recreation Leader East End Community Center ptg@portlandmaine.gov 874-8873 Reiche Community Center recreation@portlandmaine.gov

PORTLAND RECREATION PROGRAM GUIDE

Riverside Golf Course Ryan Scott 797-3524 Golf Course Manager rls@portlandmaine.gov

Parks Division Alex Marshall 808-5442 Parks Director amarshall@portlandmaine.gov Jeff Tarling 808-5400 City Arborist trees@portlandmaine.gov 808-5400 Park Ranger parkranger@portlandmaine.gov

Public Assembly Facilities Division Andy Downs 808-5424 Director of Public Assembly Facilities andy@portlandmaine.gov Clare Norton 808-5435 Booking Coordinator/Permits clare@portlandmaine.gov

Troubh Ice Arena Jake O’Donal 808-5494 Ice Arena Manager jodonal@portlandmaine.gov Raechel Allen 808-5492 Ice Arena Facilities Coordinator rallen@portlandmaine.gov

We hope you take the time to read this Recreation program guide and find something in here that will add to the quality of you or your family’s life. From swim lessons to archery classes, senior adult trips to adult drop-in sports, to Therapeutic Recreation programs that offer lessons and programs for folks with disabilities, there is something for everyone in here. Portland has an incredible system of parks, trails and open spaces, as well as a great network of community centers and pools throughout the city. All told, we have 67 parks, 30 playgrounds, over 40 miles of walking trails, 8 miles of multi-use bike paths, 11 community gardens, 30-hole golf course, ice arena, 20,000 street trees, dozens of basketball, tennis, pickleball courts, along with over 40 athletic fields, 4 Community Centers, and 3 public swimming pools. Our park system is full of interesting history, including the fact that Portland’s original parks plan was laid out by the world-renowned Olmsted firm that also designed the Emerald Necklace in Boston and Central Park in New York. But parks and community centers on their own only go so far to improve the quality of life for a community. The programs, sports leagues, concerts, and events that take place in our parks and facilities are what bring them to life and make them attractive and accessible to all members of the community. This Recreation Program Guide details many of those programs that will bring our parks and community spaces to life this year. Our staff have been working hard to respond to the needs of the community and offer programs that will benefit all Portlanders. We hope you take a look, sign up, and get involved in your community! Sincerely, Ethan Hipple

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YOUTH Preschool Music Time Song Circle at Riverton If your Preschooler loves to dance and sing then consider signing up for Portland Recreation’s preschool music time song circle. We will have lots of fun singing, moving, and shaking to songs that kids love! Dates: Mondays Fall Session - October 3, 17, 24, 31, 2022 Spring Session - March 6, 13, 20, 27, 2023 Times: 10:00 am – 11:00 am Ages: 2-5 year olds Location: Riverton Community Center- Community Room, 1600 Forest Ave Instructor: Jon Call What do I need to bring? Your singing voice and a smile!

Little Hoopsters at East End Come join us in this instructional basketball program for your preschooler! We will focus on the basics of basketball and play some fun games! Parents, this is a great opportunity to introduce your child to the great sport of basketball. Staff will instruct on skills and then adults will assist their children. Children must be accompanied by an adult. Dates: Saturdays, October 1, 8, 15, 22, 2022 Times: Session 1: 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm Session 2: 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm Ages: 4-5 year olds Location: East End Community Center Gym, 195 North Street Instructor: Recreation Staff

Fee: Portland Resident $40.00 Nonresident: $50.00

What do I need to bring? Comfortable clothing, sneakers, and a water bottle

Deadline: One week before program start date.

Fee: Portland Resident $40.00 Nonresident: $50.00

Fee Waiver Eligible: Yes

Min/Max: 6/20

FMI: Call 808-5400 or Jon Call at 8748455 or jcall@portlandmaine.gov

Deadline: One week before program start date. Fee Waiver Eligible: Yes FMI: Call 808-5400 or Pete Gerard, 773-8222 or ptg@portlandmaine.gov.

PROGRAMS

Little Shin Kickers Soccer at East End

Little Shin Kickers Soccer at Riverton

Little Sluggers T-Ball at Riverton

Come join us in this instructional soccer program for your preschooler! We will teach your little one the basics of soccer, including kicking, passing, and dribbling. Parents, this is a great opportunity to introduce your little kicker to the game of soccer! Staff will instruct on skills and then adults will assist their children. An adult must accompany children during the program time.

Come join us in this instructional soccer program for your preschooler! We will teach your little one the basics of soccer, including kicking, passing, and dribbling. Parents, this is a great opportunity to introduce your little kicker to the game of soccer! Staff will instruct on skills and then adults will assist their children. An adult must accompany children during the program time.

Parents, this is a great opportunity to play with your child and introduce them to the joy and fun of t-ball! This program focuses on the FUNdamentals of t-ball for both the adult and child. Staff will instruct on skills and then adults will assist their children.

Dates: Saturdays, October 1, 8, 15, 22, 2022

Dates: Saturday, April 1, 8, 15, 22, 2023

Ages: 4-5 year olds

Times: Session 1: 9:00 am - 10:00 am Session 2: 10:30 am - 11:30 am

Location: Riverton Community Center, 1600 Forest Ave

Ages: 4-5 year olds

Instructor: Recreation Staff

Location: Riverton Community Center

What do I need to bring? Comfortable clothing, sneakers, and a water bottle

Times: Session 1: 9:00 am - 10:00 am Session 2: 10:30 am - 11:30 am Ages: 4-5 year olds Location: East End Community Center, 195 North Street Instructor: Recreation Staff What do I need to bring? Comfortable clothing, sneakers, and a water bottle Fee: Portland Resident $40.00 Nonresident: $50.00 Deadline: One week before program start date. Fee Waiver Eligible: Yes FMI: Call 808-5400 or Pete Gerard, 773-8222 or ptg@portlandmaine.gov.

Instructor: Recreation Staff What do I need to bring? Comfortable clothing, sneakers, and a water bottle Fee: Portland Resident $40.00 Nonresident: $50.00 Deadline: One week before program start date. Fee Waiver Eligible: Yes FMI: Call 808-5400 or Jon Call at 8748455 or jcall@portlandmaine.gov

Dates: Surdays, April 1, 8, 15, 22, 2023 Time: 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

Fee: Portland Resident $40.00 Nonresident: $50.00 Min/Max: 6/20 Deadline: One week before program start date. Fee Waiver Eligible: Yes FMI: Call 808-5400 or Jon Call at 8748455 or jcall@portlandmaine.gov

Youth Archery at Reiche We are excited to continue offering Youth Archery at Reiche this fall and spring! Our goal is to create a safe and fun archery program for the Portland community that will teach students about self-control, mental focus and physical fitness. This program will be a great introduction to the sport of archery, emphasizing safety and proper shooting mechanics. We will be following USA archery program guidelines. Dates: Wednesdays Fall Session - October 5, 12, 19, 26, 2022 Spring Session - March 8, 15, 22, 29, 2023 Ages: 10-15 year olds Location: Reiche Community Center Gym Instructor: Certified USA Archery Level 1 & 2 Coaches What should I bring? Students will need to wear athletic clothing, sneakers (required) and a water bottle. Optional: arm guard, finger tab Fee: Portland Resident $50.00 Nonresident: $60.00 Min/Max: 6/16 Deadline: One week prior to each session Fee Waiver Eligible: No FMI: Jon Call 874-8455, jcall@ portlandmaine.gov or Pete Gerard 773-8222, ptg@portlandmaine.gov

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4th and 5th Grade Caldwell Basketball League

4th & 5th Grade Caldwell TwoWeek Basketball Mini Clinic

K-3 Gallagher Basketball League

K–3 Gallagher Two-Week Basketball Mini Clinic

This long-standing league offers children of all abilities an opportunity to play basketball for school-based teams. Teams are organized in late October and games will begin November 12, 2022 running until January 21, 2023. We will be doing a full eight-week game schedule playing standard 5 vs 5 format.

Take one part open gym, two parts skill building, three parts fun plus a dash of competition, mix them together and you get our two-week Caldwell mini basketball clinic! We will get your child ready and excited for the upcoming Caldwell season by reviewing some of the basics of the game while building skills and confidence in a fun environment. From beginners to veterans, our two-week clinic has something for everyone. We keep things fast-paced and fun and utilize a low “Kid to Coach” ratio to ensure your child gets the support they need to truly build their game and prepare them to be an active member of a team when the season starts.

This introductory basketball league teaches the concept of basketball and helps gain confidence in a non-competitive atmosphere, with an emphasis on skill development and teamwork. During the games, coaches help to referee and all children will receive equal playing time. The teams are as follows: co-ed kindergarten and first grade, second and third grade girls, second and third grade boys. Fun is encouraged throughout the entire season! Location: Practices are at Ocean Ave, Rowe Elementary, and East End or Riverton Community Center once a week for second and third grade teams, and once every other week for kindergarten and first grade teams. These practices will be scheduled by your team’s coaches. Games will be played Saturdays at the East End Community Center, Amanda Rowe Elementary, and Riverton Community Center. T-shirts will be given out on the first day of games.

These mini basketball clinics will get your child ready and excited for the upcoming Gallagher Season by teaching them the basics of the game while building skills and confidence in a fun environment. From true beginners to more experienced players, our two-week clinics have something for everyone. We keep “Kid to Coach” ratios low to ensure your child gets the support they need to truly build their game and prepare them to be an active member of a team when the season starts. Don’t wait until the first practice to start getting ready for Gallagher Basketball, sign up now and get that jump start on your season!

The league focuses on the following goals: • To teach all participants the fundamentals of basketball. • To provide a fun environment that will help children grow emotionally, socially, and physically. • To provide a positive experience for all participants. There is a mandatory coaches meeting on Wednesday, October 26th at the Riverton Community Center @6:00 pm. Game Dates: Saturdays, November 12, 19, December 3, 10, 17, 2022, January 7, 14, and 21, 2023 Dates and times for practices will be determined after the October 26th coaches meeting. Location: Boy’s Division — Riverton Community Center and Rowe Elementary School

Dates: Saturdays, October 22 & 29, 2022 Time: 8:00 am−9:00 am Ages: 4th & 5th Grade Location: Riverton Community Center, 1600 Forest Ave Fee: $20.00 Min/Max: 10/50 FMI: Contact Recreation @ 808-5400 or email Pete Gerard at ptg@portlandmaine.gov

Girl’s Division — East End Community Center Instructor: Jon Call What do I need to bring? Your singing voice and a smile! Fee: $80 Non-resident: $90 (NonResident registrants must attend a Portland school to enroll) Min/Max: N/A Deadline: Monday, October 26, 2022 Fee Waiver Eligible: Yes FMI: Contact Recreation @ 808-5400 or email Pete Gerard at ptg@portlandmaine.gov To help make this youth league a success year after year, we rely on dedicated volunteer coaches. Please contact the Recreation Office at 808-5400 or indicate on your child’s registration form if you are interested in coaching.

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Practices: Practices will begin during the week of January 23, 2023 (you will be notified by your team’s coach about the first practice). Games: There will be 7 games over 8 weeks due to school vacation. The first games will be Saturday, February 4, 2023 and it will run thru March 25, 2023 (No games 2/25/23) Times: Practices will be in the afternoon or early evening, and games are on Saturdays between 9:00 am and 4:00 pm

6th Grade Basketball League This league offers children of all abilities an opportunity to play basketball for your middle school. South Portland Parks and Recreation and Waynflete schools will be participating in this league in conjunction with the Portland Parks and Recreation school based teams. Teams are organized in late November. Games will begin in early December, 2022 and run until the end of January 2023. The league focuses on the following goals: • To continue teaching all participants the fundamentals of basketball.

Dates: Saturdays, January 21 & 28, 2023

• To provide a fun environment that will help children grow emotionally, socially, and physically.

Time: 8:00 am−9:00 am (K-1st grade), 9:00 am−10:00 am (2nd-3rd grade)

• To provide a positive experience for all participants.

Ages: K-3rd Grade

Fee: $20.00

Game Dates/Location: Weekdays at Rowe Elementary, King, Lyman Moore, and Lincoln Middle Schools – games will be scheduled closer to the season depending on the number of teams. They will be held between 4:00 and 8:00 pm depending on gym availability. Dates and times for practices will be determined closer to the season start

Min/Max: 10/50

Ages: 6th Grade

FMI: Contact Recreation @ 808-5400 or email Pete Gerard at ptg@portlandmaine.gov

Fee: Portland Resident $80.00 Non-resident: $90.00 (Non-Resident registrants must attend a Portland school to enroll)

Location: Riverton Community Center, 1600 Forest Ave Instructor: Recreation Staff What do I need to bring? Comfortable clothing, sneakers, and a water bottle

Ages: Students in K-3rd Grade

Min/Max: N/A

Fee: $65 Non-resident: $75 (NonResident registrants must attend a Portland school to enroll)

Deadline: Friday, November 11, 2022

Deadline: Monday January 16, 2023 Fee Waiver Eligible: Yes

Winter Foot Skills and Futsal League Portland Parks and Recreation, PAYSA, and Maine Lightning have joined forces to expand our Futsal footprint in Portland. This program offers a blend of foot skills sessions and weekend futsal game play. This program is for 5-14 and provides a program to better your soccer skills throughout the winter at an affordable price. Weekly foot skills clinics will take place at various Portland Recreation facilities and coached by local and professional coaches. Weekend game play will take place at the Amanda C. Rowe School, Reiche Community Center, and Riverton Community Center. An emphasis is placed on skill development and touches through game play. Dates: January 8 - March 12, 2023 Foot Skills: Wednesday evenings at 5:00 pm, 6:00 pm, and 7:00 pm based on age groups Games: Sundays between 9:00 am4:00 pm based on division Ages: 5-14 years old Fee: $150 (T-shirt given to all participants). Price includes 8 weeks of foot skills and 8 weeks of scrimmage and game play. Deadline: January 4, 2023 Fee Waiver Eligible: Yes

Fee Waiver Eligible: Yes FMI: Contact Recreation @ 808-5400 or email Pete Gerard at ptg@portlandmaine.gov

Mandatory Coaches Meeting: January 18, 2023 @ 6:00 pm in the Community Room of the Riverton Community Center, 1600 Forest Avenue FMI: Contact Recreation @ 808-5400 or email Pete Gerard at ptg@portlandmaine.gov

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Youth Ultimate Frisbee League The goal of Portland Ultimate is to introduce young people to the sport of ultimate frisbee and to foster a good “spirit of the game”. Practices include the basics of catching and throwing a frisbee, drills, and lots of time spent scrimmaging as a way of learning the game. Since the sport is self-officiated, practices will also include a ruleof-the-day. Drills and scrimmages will be broken into groups. At the middle school level, all genders play together. Some weeks, Portland Ultimate will play other middle school teams from Greater Portland towns but we will also do “in-house” games. Games will be played within age groups. The league focuses on the following goals: • To teach all participants the fundamentals of Ultimate Frisbee. • To provide a fun environment that will help children grow emotionally, socially, and physically. • To provide a positive experience for all participants. Schedule: Portland Ultimate will begin in late April as soon as the fields are dry. Practices: Mondays and Wednesdays from 6:00-7:30 April 24 - June 14, 2023 Games: Will depend on the schedule of other towns. Schedule will come out prior to the season .

Cartooning with Mr. Jim at EECC Do you love to draw or doodle? This class will teach kids the basics of drawing and cartooning with tips and tricks to make drawings look awesome! Easy instruction will be great for all ability levels and fun. Join us and bring ideas and stories to life through this creative art form of cartooning! Dates: Mondays Time: 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm Session 1 - Oct. 3, 10, 17, 24, 2022 Session 2 - Nov. 7, 14, 21, 28, 2022 Ages: 2nd - 5th Grade Location: East End Community Center - Community Room - 195 North Street

PROGRAMS

Youth Fishing 101: Basics at Riverton

Baking with Kids!

Has your child always wanted to learn about fishing but you are not sure about how to get started? Look no further, this 4-week fishing basics course will focus on teaching kids the basics on how to get started fishing in the Southern Maine region. Weekly topics will include: Fishing laws/ regulations, what gear you’ll need, tackle, fish species, and good places in the area to cast your first line. Fishing can be a lifelong outdoor activity that provides children a low-tech way to spend time doing something exciting in nature! Dates: Mondays Fall Session (Open water focus) – October 3, 17, 24, 31, 2022

Instructor: Jim Neales, Recreation Staff

Winter Session (Ice fishing focus) – January 9, 23, 30, Feb 6, 2023

What should I bring? Creative ideas!

Times: 6:00 pm-7:00 pm

Fee: $40, $50 Non-Resident

Ages: 8-13

Min/Max: 5/15

Location: Riverton Community Center - Community Room

Deadline: One week prior to each session Fee Waiver Eligible: No FMI: Peter Gerard - 773-8222 or ptg@portlandmaine.gov

Ages/Grades: 6th, 7th, and 8th grades Location: Practices/Games will take place at Deering High School Grass Soccer Field Fee: $75 Non-resident: $85 Deadline: April 21, 2023 Fee Waiver Eligible: Yes FMI: Contact Liz Blackwell-Moore at 24lmo24@gmail.com or Recreation @ 808-5443 or e-mail Nick Cliche at nc@portlandmaine.gov. Liz Blackwell-Moore will be the head coach and organize the program. Liz is a USA Ultimate certified middle school coach and is also a USA Ultimate Middle School coach trainer. To help make this youth league a success, we rely on dedicated volunteer coaches. Please contact the Recreation Office at 808-5400 or indicate on your child’s registration form if you are interested in coaching.

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Instructor: Jon Call What do I need to bring: Fishing equipment, if you have any, but equipment will be provided for practicing! Fee: Portland Resident $40.00 Nonresident: $50.00 Deadline: One week prior to start of class Fee Waiver Eligible: Yes FMI: Call 808-5400 or Jon Call at 8748455—jcall@portlandmaine.gov

Does your child love to bake, or have they always wanted to learn to bake? If so, consider signing them up for this 4 week program devoted to teaching kids the art of baking! In this program kids will learn food/ kitchen safety skills, proper measuring and mixing techniques, and how to bring fun to the kitchen. We plan on having a fun and safe time baking things like cupcakes, cookies, brownies, and pies. Dates: 2 Sessions, 4 classes each

Cake Decorating with Kids — Grades 3-6 at EECC Does your child want to learn all about cakes?! If so, consider joining this four week program dedicated to learning the process of constructing a cake from start to finish. In this class kids will learn how to bake, layer, frost, and decorate cakes into pieces of art! Kids will learn piping skills, make flowers from molding chocolate, use fondant and design their own cakes. Class will be held in the community room at East End Community Center. Dates: Weds, April 5, 12, 26, May 3, 2023

Session 1: Wednesdays, November 2, 9, 16, 30, 2022 (No class 11/24) Session 2: Wednesdays, January 4, 11, 18, 25, 2023 Times: 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm

Times: 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm Ages: Grades 3-7 Location: East End Community Center - Community Room, 195 North Street Instructor: Christiana Viney

Ages: Grades 2-5 Location: East End Community Center - Community Room, 195 North Street Instructor: Christiana Viney

Fee: $60 resident, $70 non-resident Min/Max: 5/8 Deadline: One week prior to the start of the session Fee waiver eligible: No

Fee: $60 Non-resident: $70

Teen Gym Drop-in Riverton Are you between 13 and 17 years old and looking for a place to play a little basketball? Maybe some indoor soccer? Just want to shoot around or hang out with friends and throw a football? Come by yourself or bring some friends and check out Teen Gym at Riverton every Friday evening where you can have some fun in a safe, friendly, indoor environment. Dates: Fridays, November 4, 2022 – April 2023 Time: 7:00 pm-8:00 pm Ages: Up to 17 years old Location: Riverton Community Center Gym What should I bring? Please bring comfortable clothing, sneakers, a water bottle and a willingness to have a good time! Fee: Resident $1 Non-resident: $2 Min/Max: 6/20 Deadline: Drop in FMI: Call 808-5400 or Jon Call at 874-8455—jcall@portlandmaine.gov

FMI: Call 773-8222 or ptg@portlandmaine.gov

KIDS IN THE

212 Canco Rd. Suite A Portland, ME 207-808-5400

KITCHEN

* Baking with Kids TWO SESSIONS NOVEMBER 2022

JANUARY 2023

GRADES 2 - 5

MONDAY CLASSES 6:00PM - 7:30PM

Does your child love to bake, or have they always wanted to learn to bake? If so, consider signing them up for this 5 week program devoted to teaching kids the art of baking! In this program kids will learn food/kitchen safety skills, proper measuring and mixing techniques, and how to bring fun to the kitchen. We plan on having a fun and safe time baking things like cupcakes, cookies, brownies, and pies.

* Cake Decorating with Kids ONE SESSION APRIL 2023 GRADES 3 - 6

WEDNESDAY CLASSES

6:00PM - 7:30PM

Does your child want to learn all about cakes?! If so, consider joining this five week program dedicated to learning the process of constructing a cake from start to finish. In this class kids will learn how to bake, layer, frost, and decorate cakes into pieces of art! Kids will learn piping skills, make flowers from molding chocolate, use fondant and design their own cakes. Class will be held in the community room at East End Community Center.

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PROGRAMS Teen Gym at Reiche

Youth ULTIMATE FRISBEE League

Are you between 13 and 17 years old and looking for a place to play a little basketball? Come by yourself or bring some friends and check out Teen Gym where you can have some fun in a safe, friendly, indoor environment. Dates: Mondays, November 7, 2022 - March 2023 Time: 5:00 pm to 6:30 pm Ages: Up to 17 years old Location: Reiche Community Center What should I bring? Comfortable clothing, sneakers, a water bottle and a willingness to have a good time! Fee: $1 Non-resident: $2 Min/Max: 6/20 Deadline: Ongoing/ Drop in FMI: Recreation at 874-8873 or recreation@portlandmaine.gov

Youth Portland Rec Esports—In Real Life (IRL) Seasons at Reiche Love video games? Looking for something to do on Friday nights? Want to meet some new friends or bring your pals along for some Rocket League, Super Smash, and Mario Kart? Join the Portland Rec Youth Esports drop in program to participate in an informal, and fun Esports format! Be a part of a growing community of Portland Esports players where we can socialize and strengthen important 21st century skills. Portland Rec will provide Nintendo Switch consoles, a dedicated facilitator to organize matches, practice with, and coach players. Players can additionally bring their own systems. Dates: Fridays beginning November 4, 2022 Time: 6 pm-8 pm Who: Grades 5 through 7 Location: Reiche Community Center, 166 Brackett St for In-Person Gaming

Teen Esports / Video game Drop-in at Riverton Are you a teen who loves video games? If so, come meet some new friends and have fun playing games like Super Smash, Rocket League, and Mario Cart. We will have Nintendo Switch consoles and a facilitator to help run games and tournaments. Dates: Fridays, November 4, 2022 – April 2023 Time: 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm Ages: 13 to 17 years old Location: Riverton Community Center What should I bring? A positive attitude and willingness to have fun! Fee: Portland Resident $3 Non-resident: $4 Min/Max: 5/15 Deadline: Drop in FMI: Call 808-5400 or Jon Call at 874-8455—jcall@portlandmaine.gov

League Manager: TBD What should I bring? Good Sportsmanship, Snacks, and Beverages

The goal of Portland Ultimate is to introduce young people to the sport of ultimate frisbee and to foster a good “spirit of the game”. Practices include the basics of catching and throwing a frisbee, drills, and lots of time spent scrimmagingas a way of learning the game. Since the sport is self-officiated, practices will also include a rule-of-the-day. Drills and scrimmages will be broken into groups. At the middle school level, all genders play together. Some weeks, Portland Ultimate will play other middle school teams from Greater Portland towns but we will also do “in-house” games. Games will be played within age groups.

Dates : April 24 - June 14, 2023 Mondays & Wednesdays Times : 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm Ages : 6th - 8th grade

Fee: Portland Resident: $3 Nonresident: $4 Min/Max: 5/20 Deadline: NA- Drop in program Fee Waiver Eligible: No FMI: Contact Recreation at 874-8873 or recreation@portlandmaine.gov

Location : Deering High

School Grass Soccer Field Cost : Residents $75 Non-Residnts $85

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NATURE Life in Forest City — How Humans Impact Urban Ecology Portland is the largest urban center in Maine, and it keeps growing each year. Despite the big city feel, our human residents are incredibly lucky to live with nature all around us. Diverse natural ecosystems within our city, such as forests, ponds, rivers, and salt marshes host an abundance of wild plants and animals that also call Portland home. By exploring these ecosystems, and engaging in hands-on science experiments, participants will discover how the choices we humans make can either help or harm our natural spaces and affect our future quality of life in Forest City. Dates: Sundays, September 18 & 25, October 9 & 16, 2022 (No Program 10/2/22) Time: 9:00 am– 12:30 pm Ages: 8 - 12 Location: Meet at Riverton Community Center- 1600 Forest Ave, Portland, ME 04103 Instructor: Parks Naturalist What should I bring? Sturdy closed-toe shoes (sneakers or hiking boots), warm layered clothing, a rain jacket or poncho, a full water bottle, a snack, and a backpack. Fee: $60 Portland Residents / $70 Non-Residents Min/Max: 5/12 Deadline: Friday, September 2nd Fee Waiver Eligible: Yes FMI: City Naturalist Mike Vincent: 207-808-5436, mvincent@portlandmaine.gov

PROGRAMS

Family Camping in the Park

Time for Pines!

Spring Migration Birding Workshop

Here’s your chance to sleep under the stars without ever leaving the city! Camp overnight in Portland with our City Naturalist as your guide. Activities will include: family-friendly games, a night hike, a campfire with fire making lesson and S’mores, campfire stories, and even some star gazing if the weather allows! We’ll provide the tents, S’mores and entertainment, you just bring your bedding and a picnic style dinner!

Maine isn’t called the Pine Tree State for nothing! In the wintertime, we are surrounded by many spectacular species of evergreens and conifers that stay green all year round. Join the City Naturalist to learn: which animals depend on pine trees for their food and shelter, how you can use evergreen trees for outdoor survival skills like fire making and shelter building, how to make cool arts and crafts from pine trees, and even how to brew a tasty, vitamin C-rich tea from our own state tree! Time: 9:00 am – 12:30 pm

If you’ve ever wanted to learn the basics of bird identification, what binoculars to choose, or tricks for spotting those rare species to boost your birding credentials, then join our Park Naturalist for a birding workshop this spring! Living in Coastal Maine provides a fantastic opportunity to discover the excitement of the great spring bird migration as countless millions of colorful birds pass through the Portland area on their return journey from their warm winter homes. A series of four Saturday morning birdwatching and information sessions will be offered to beginner and intermediate birders as we visit some of Portland’s best avian hotspots.

Ages: 8 – 12 years old

Dates: Saturdays, May 6, 13, 20, 27, 2023

Location: Meet at the Riverside Golf Course, 1st floor Conference Room - 1158 Riverside St, Portland, ME 04103

Time: 8:00 am – 10:30 am

Dates: Friday, 9/9 - Friday 9/23 - Saturday, 10/22, 2022 Time: 5 pm – 8 am the next day Ages: Ages 5+ – Must sign up 2-4 people per reservation Location: PATHS Campus - 196 Allen Ave, Portland, ME 04103 Instructor: Parks Naturalist What should I bring? Sleeping bags or blankets, sleeping pads (optional), pillows, a picnic style dinner for your group, flashlights, water bottles, simple toiletries. Fee: $25/person Portland Residents / $30/person NonResidents Min/Max: 3 Reservations (6-12 people)/8 Reservations (16-32 people) Deadlines: Wednesday 9/7, Wednesday 9/21, Thursday 10/7 Fee Waiver Eligible: Yes FMI: City Naturalist Mike Vincent: 207-808-5436, mvincent@portlandmaine.gov

Dates: Sundays – January 8, 15, 22, 29, 2023

Instructor: Parks Naturalist What should I bring? Waterproof winter boots, warm layered clothing, hat, gloves, a full water bottle, a snack, and a backpack. Fee: $60 Portland Residents / $70 Non-Residents Min/Max: 5/12 Deadline: Friday, January 6

Fee Waiver Eligible: Yes FMI: City Naturalist Mike Vincent: 207-808-5436, mvincent@portlandmaine.gov

Ages: 10 – 99+ Location: Parks, Recreation & Facilities Office – 212 Canco Rd, Portland, ME 04103 Instructor: Parks Naturalist What should I bring? Binoculars (we can provide basic binoculars for those who do not have), a notepad and writing utensil, waterproof footwear and clothing for hiking outdoors on possibly muddy trails, and a full water bottle. Fee: $20 Min/Max: 5/13 Deadline: May 4, 2023 Fee Waiver Eligible: Yes or No?

Wild Wildlife! You don’t need to go to the wilderness to find wildlife! Furry, feathered, scaly, and many-legged creatures can be found everywhere in Portland’s urban environment. You just need to know where to look, and our City Naturalist can show you! Join us on this 4-week exploration focusing on the mammals, birds, fish, and invertebrates that call our city their home.

FMI: City Naturalist Mike Vincent: 207-808-5436, mvincent@portlandmaine.gov

Dates: Sundays – April 23, 30 and May 7, 14, 2023 Time: 9:00 am – 12:30 pm Ages: 8 – 12 years old Location: Meet at Riverton Community Center- 1600 Forest Ave, Portland, ME 04103 Instructor: Parks Naturalist What should I bring? Sturdy closed-toe shoes (sneakers or hiking boots), warm layered clothing, a rain jacket or poncho, a full water bottle, a snack, and a backpack. Fee: $60 Portland Residents / $70 Non-Residents Min/Max: 5/12 Deadline: Friday, April 21, 2023

Fee Waiver Eligible: Yes FMI: City Naturalist Mike Vincent: 207-808-5436, mvincent@portlandmaine.gov

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ADULT PROGRAMS

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adult archery

LEVEL : Introductory Course DATES : Wednesdays (4 Sessions) SESSIONS : #1 - Oct. 5, 12, 19, 26, 2022

YOUTH archery 4th - 8th grade wednesdays usa archery @ reiche COMMUNITY CENTER fall session & spring session beginner classes

#2 - Dec. 7, 14, 21, 28, 2022 #3 - Jan. 18, 25 & Feb. 1, 8, 2023 #4 - Mar. 8, 15, 22, 29 - 2023 TIMES : 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm AGES : 18+ LOCATION : Reiche Community Center

LEVEL : DATES : SESSIONS : TIMES : AGES : LOCATION :

Intermediate Course *NEW* Wednesdays (4 Sessions) Feb. 1, 8, 15, 22 - 2023 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm 18+ Reiche Community Center

Adult Pickleball Drop in at Riverton

Adult Archery — Introductory Course at Reiche

Pickleball is a fun and exciting sport that can be accessed by most people as a recreational activity or can get competitive. This basics course will be a great start to playing for fun, or to hone some skills and improve your game.

Join us for some fun times playing Pickleball. This fun, tennis-like sport, has been gaining in popularity over the past several years and we are excited to offer this program to the Riverton community! Everyone will get the opportunity to play and all skill levels are welcome.

This is a great introduction to the sport of archery, emphasizing safety and proper shooting mechanics. Come join us for this popular & fun program which teaches students about self-control, mental focus and physical fitness. We will follow USA Archery program guidelines and hold a fun tournament at the end of each session.

Dates: Wednesdays Fall: Session 1 – Nov. 2, 9, 16, 23, 2022 Winter: Session 2 – Dec. 7, 14, 21, 28, 2023 Session 3 – Jan. 4, 11, 18, 25, 2023 Spring: Session 4 – Feb. 1, 8, 15, 22, 2023 Session 5 – Mar. 1, 8, 15, 22, 2023 Time: 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm

FOR MORE INFO: 212 Canco Rd. Suite A Portland, ME 207-808-5400 rec.portlandmaine.gov

YOUTH FISHING 101: Basics at Riverton Has your child always wanted to learn about fishing but you are not sure about how to get started? Look no further, this 4 week fishing basics course will focus on teaching kids the basics on how to get started fishing in the Southern Maine region. Weekly topics will include: Fishing laws/regulations, what gear you’ll need, tackle, fish species, and good places in the area to cast your first line. Fishing can be a lifelong outdoor activity that provides children a low-tech way to spend time doing something exciting in nature!

Adult Pickleball Instructional Basics at Riverton

Ages: 18+ years old Location: Riverton Community Center Gym Instructor: Liz Winfeld / Dave Cousins What should I bring? Gym shoes, comfortable clothing, water bottle, pickleball paddle Fee: $65/session Min/Max: 4/16 Deadline: One week prior to session start date Fee Waiver Eligible: No FMI: Call 808-5400 or contact Jon Call at 874-8455—jcall@portlandmaine.gov

Dates: Sundays, November 6, 2022 April, 2023 Time: 9:00 am – 11:00 am Ages: 18+ years old (please bring ID) Location: Riverton Community Center Gym Instructor: Recreation Staff What should I bring? Gym shoes, comfortable clothing, Pickleball paddle if you have one Fee: Portland Resident $3 Nonresident: $4 Min/Max: 4/24

Dates: Wednesdays - 4 Sessions Session 1 – Wednesdays, October 5, 12, 19, 26, 2022 Session 2 – Wednesdays, December 7, 14, 21, 28, 2022 Session 3 – Wednesdays, January 18, 25, February 1, 8, 2023 Session 4 – Wednesdays, March 8, 15, 22, 29, 2023 Time: 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm Ages: 18 + years old Location: Reiche Community Center Gym

Deadline: Drop-in Fee Waiver Eligible: No FMI: Call 808-5400 or contact Jon Call at 874-8455— jcall@portlandmaine.gov

Instructor: Certified USA Archery Level 1 & 2 Coaches What should I bring? Students will need to wear athletic clothing, sneakers (required) and a water bottle. Optional: arm guard, finger tab Fee: $60 Non-resident: $70 Min/Max: 6/16 Deadline: One week prior to each session Fee Waiver Eligible: No FMI: Pete Gerard 773-8222, ptg@portlandmaine.gov or Jon Call 874-8873, jcall@portlandmaine.gov

Dates: Mondays Fall Session (Open Water focus) -- October 3, 17, 24, 31, 2022 Winter Session (Ice fishing focus) – January 9, 23, 30, Feb 6, 2023 Times: 6:00 pm-7:00 pm Ages: 8-13 Location: Riverton Community Center - Community Room How to Register: rec.portlandmaine.gov For more info: 212 Canco Road Suite A Portland, ME (207)-808-5400 recreation@portlandmaine.gov 14

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ADULT Adult Archery — Intermediate Course at Reiche Have you taken our introductory course and are looking to refine your skills and improve arrow groupings? This is the course for you! We will cover more advanced techniques and work to get everyone more consistent with form and mechanics of the shot process. Dates: Wednesdays, February 1, 8 15, 22, 2023 Time: 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm Ages: 18 + years old Location: Reiche Community Center Gym Instructor: TBD What should I bring? Students will need to wear athletic clothing, sneakers (required) and a water bottle. Optional: arm guard, finger tab Fee: $75, Non-resident: $85 Min/Max: 6/16 Deadline: One week prior to each session Fee Waiver Eligible: No FMI: Pete Gerard 773-8222, ptg@portlandmaine.gov or Jon Call 874-8873, jcall@portlandmaine.gov

ZUMBA® at East End Perfect for every body and everybody! Each Zumba® class is designed to bring people together to sweat it on. This is an inclusive dance fitness program for all adult ages, fitness levels and body types - all you need to be able to do is enjoy moving to music! We take the “work” out of workout by mixing low intensity and high intensity moves for an interval style, calorie burning dance fitness party. Once the Latin, Pop and World rhythms take over, you’ll see why Zumba Fitness classes are often called exercise in disguise. Super effective? Check! Super fun? Check and check! Dates: Thursdays - October 6, 2022 March 30, 2023 Saturdays - November 12, 2022 March 25, 2023 *No classes on Holidays Times: Thursday Classes - 5:30 pm 6:30 pm Saturday Classes - 10:30 am 11:30 am Ages: 18+ What should I bring? Athletic clothing, sneakers (required) and a water bottle. Fee: Drop-In Classes: $8.00 resident, $10.00 non-resident Min/Max: 8/50 FMI: Peter Gerard ptg@portlandmaine.gov, 773-8222 Location: East End Community Center Cafeteria - 195 North Street Instructor: Carson Burnham Carson is a joyful instructor who came to Zumba after a lifetime of trying different fitness programs and struggling with weight loss. Of all the programs out there, Zumba is the one that really stuck — it’s a joy to do, the people who do it form a wonderful and supportive community, and it helped her to lose over 80 pounds and keep it off! Carson began teaching because she wanted to share the same positive experience with others that she felt herself. Her music is fun and her style is designed to help students at all levels truly enjoy the experience of dance fitness.

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PROGRAMS

Adult Indoor Soccer Drop-in at Riverton

Adult Drop-in Soccer at Reiche

Adult Basketball Drop-in at Riverton

Adult Drop-in Basketball at East End

Come get some exercise playing pick-up soccer games. This open drop-in soccer program is wellattended, and well loved, by the community. We welcome players of all skill levels so come on down!

Stop by for an evening of indoor soccer! This is a great way to stay in shape and on top of your game. We welcome players of all skill levels. So come on down!

Come play some exciting pick-up basketball games at the Riverton Community Center gym! Get in shape and have fun playing the great sport of basketball.

Get in shape and have fun while doing it! Come drop-in and play pick-up games of basketball. We welcome players of all skill levels!

Dates: Tuesdays, November 1, 2022 April 2023

Adult Drop-In Basketball at East End

Dates: Mondays & Wednesdays, October 31, 2022- April 2023 Time: 8:30 pm - 10:30 pm Ages: 18+ years old (please bring ID) Location: Riverton Community Center Gym Instructor: Recreation Staff What should I bring? Gym shoes and comfortable clothing Fee: Portland Resident $3 Nonresident: $4 Min/Max: 6/21 (strict maximum, no spectators) Deadline: Drop-in Fee Waiver Eligible: No FMI: Call 808-5400 or contact Jon Call at 874-8455— jcall@portlandmaine.gov

Reiche Community Center Dates / Day: Mondays November 7, 2022 through March 2023 Time: 8:30 pm – 10:30 pm Ages: 18+ Old Location: Reiche Community Center Gym Instructor: Recreation Staff What should I bring? Gym shoes and comfortable clothing.

Time: 8:30 pm -10:30 pm

Dates: Wednesdays - November 2, 2022 - March 2023

Ages: 18+ years old (please bring ID)

Times: 8:00 pm- 10:00 pm

Location: Riverton Community Center Gym

Ages: 18+ years old (please bring ID)

Instructor: Recreation Staff What should I bring? Gym shoes and comfortable clothing Fee: $3 Non-resident: $4

Fee: $3 Non-Resident: $4

Min/Max: 6/21 (strict maximum, no spectators)

Min/Max: 1/20

Deadline: Drop-in

Fee Waiver Eligible: No

Fee Waiver Eligible: No

FMI: Contact Recreation at 874-8873 or recreation@portlandmaine.gov

FMI: Call 808-5400 or contact Jon Call at 874-8455— jcall@portlandmaine.gov

Adult Drop-in Basketball at Reiche Get in shape and have fun while doing it! Come drop-in and play pickup games of basketball. We welcome players of all skill levels! Dates: Mondays November 7, 2022 through March 2023 Time: 7:00 pm-8:30 pm Ages: 18+ years old (please bring ID) Location: Reiche Community Center Gym

35+ Adult Basketball Drop-in at Riverton If you enjoy playing basketball and you are 35+ this is the program for you. This is a drop-in program and staff will be on site to assist with setting up teams and games as needed. All skill levels are welcome and encouraged to come play some basketball! Dates: Thursdays November 3, 2022April 2023 Time: 8:00 pm-10:00 pm

Instructor: Recreation Staff

Ages: 35+ years old (please bring ID)

What should I bring? Gym shoes and comfortable clothing

Location: Riverton Community Center Gym

Fee: $3 Non-resident: $4

Instructor: Recreation Staff

Min/Max: 1/20 (strict maximum, no spectators)

What should I bring? Gym shoes and comfortable clothing

Fee Waiver Eligible: No

Fee: Portland Resident $3 Nonresident: $4

FMI: Contact Recreation at 874-8873 or recreation@portlandmaine.gov

Min/Max: 6/21 (strict maximum, no spectators)

Location: East End Community Center, Gym - 195 North Street What should I bring? Please bring comfortable clothing, sneakers, a water bottle and a willingness to have a good time! Fee: $3 Non-resident: $4 Min/Max: 6/25 (strict maximum, no spectators) FMI: Contact the East End Community Center—773-8222

Adult Drop-in Volleyball at Riverton Get in shape, and have fun while doing it! Come drop-in and play pickup games of volleyball l at East End Community Center. Games are pickup style and players of all skill levels are welcome! Adult Drop-In Volleyball at East End Dates: Wednesdays - November 2, 2022 - March 2023 Times: 6:00 pm- 8:00 pm Ages: 18+ years old (please bring ID) Location: East End Community Center, Gym - 195 North Street What should I bring? Please bring comfortable clothing, sneakers, a water bottle and a willingness to have a good time! Fee: $3 Non-resident: $4 Min/Max: 6/25 FMI: Contact the East End Community Center - 773-8222

Deadline: Drop-in Fee Waiver Eligible: No FMI: Call 808-5400 or contact Jon Call at 874-8455— jcall@portlandmaine.gov

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The 62+ Club is an activity group where seniors can get together and socialize while enjoying a variety of different activities, offered 3-5 times a week, yearround! This club is a great way to explore the area and make new f riends while staying active. Activities include local fairs, theater trips, concerts, museum visits, shopping trips, bowling, local walking trails, themed luncheons, guest speakers, holiday itie Activ ming m a r Prog

RIVERSIDE GOLF COURSE 158 Riverside Street | 797-3524 | riversidegolfcourseme.com

parties, arts and crafts, boat rides, and much more. Participants are able to drive to most of our activities or we can pick up residents right at home with one of our mini buses. Registrations for activities take place monthly. If you have any questions, or would like to be added to our monthly mailing list, please contact Alyssa Hadley at ahadley@portlandmaine.gov or 808-5445.

Located on the outskirts of Portland, Riverside Golf Course offers three courses. The 18-hole north course, the 9-hole south course, and 3-hole practice facility. The municipality-owned golf course provides a challenging but forgiving layout that gives an experienced golfer or beginner golfer an enjoyable round on either course. For more information, visit our website.

Winter Recreation

Sledding

Riverside Golf Course (North), built in 1932, is a 30-hole facility located on 200 acres on the outskirts of Portland. During the off season, Riverside provides a great winter layout for cross-country ski trails, two outdoor ice skating rinks, snowshoeing, fat tire biking and many hills for sledding. Riverside is a great destination for a leisurely workout or outdoor activities with the whole family.

Sledding is available throughout the golf course and open to the public seven days a week, 24 hours a day. Please stay out of roped off areas.

Dogs on Golf Course Are allowed on-leash only.

Skiing

Dates:

Thursdays October 6, 2022 - March 30, 2023 Saturdays November 12, 2022 - March 25, 2023

Times:

Thursday Classes - 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm Saturday Classes - 10:30 am - 11:30 am

Ages: 18+ Location: East End Community Center - Cafeteria Perfect for anybody and everybody! Each Zumba® class is designed to bring people together to sweat it on. This is an inclusive dance fitness program for all adult-ages, fitness levels and body types — all you need to beable to do is enjoy moving to music!We take the "work" out of workout, by mixing low-intensity and high-intensity moves for an interval-style, calorie-burning dance fitness party. Once the Latin, Pop and World rhythms take over, you'll see why Zumba® Fitness classes are often called exercise in disguise. Super effective? Check. Super fun? Check and check.

Drop-In

ZUMBA ®

@ East End

Riverside Golf Course grooms cross-country ski trails throughout our three golf courses. For easy access to our trails there are two starting points: one at the Riverside South Course clubhouse, and one at the Riverside North Course located by the maintenance building at the end of the parking lot. There are two groomed ski trails side by side in hopes for better trail conditions. One trail will be strictly for cross country skiing only, no other activities and no skiing with dogs. The second trail will be for all other activities including skiing with dogs. We have signs posted at the trail entrances and throughout the trails for directional and reminders for which trail to use. Our trail measures about 6k, groomed for both classic and skate skiing with great scenery and wildlife to see. Whether it’s for the experienced or beginner skier, the trail are great for both. The trails are open to the public seven days a week, 24 hours a day. Please stay out of roped off areas.

The Club @ Riverside For more information about the new restaurant, please visit their website: https://www.facebook.com/theclubatriverside/

Ice Rink Riverside offers two outdoor ice rinks with fresh ice made in the morning as needed for an enjoyable experience. The ice rinks are located on the North Course and are accessible using the access road by the maintenance building at the end of the parking lot. One of the rinks is lit nightly to accommodate skating at night. The ice rinks are open to the public seven days a week, 24 hours a day.

Snowshoeing Snowshoeing is available throughout the golf course and is open to the public seven days a week, 24 hours a day. The groomed skate trails are used to make your experience more enjoyable. We ask that you stay off the groomed classic tracks and out of roped off areas.

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AQUATICS

AQUATICS Youth Swim Lessons — Riverton Pool

SEPTEMBER 6, 2022 – JUNE 10, 2023

Class Name

Harold Paulson Pool / Riverton Community Center

1600 Forest Ave / 874-8456

ADULT LAP SWIMS

WATER AEROBICS

6:00 – 9:00 am Mon-Fri* 11:30 am – 1:00 pm Mon-Sat 5:00 – 6:00 pm Mon & Wed 6:00 – 7:00 am Sat**

8:00 – 9:00 am Mon-Fri (3 lanes) 6:30 – 7:30 pm Tues & Thurs (3 lanes)

OPEN SWIM 1:00-2:30 pm Saturday**

MASTER’S SWIM 6:30 – 7:30 pm Tues & Thurs (3 lanes) 7:00 – 8:25 am Sat

Hap Frank Pool / Reiche Community Center ADULT LAP SWIMS

OPEN SWIM

11:30 am – 1:00 pm Mon, Wed, Fri 5:00 – 6:00 pm Mon & Wed 11:30 am – 1:30 pm Sat** 6:30 – 8:00 am Tue & Thu 4:30 – 6:00 pm Tue & Thu

12:30 – 1:30 pm Sat**

*Due to aerobics class, only 2 – 3 lap lanes will be available from 8:00-9:00 am. **Saturday swims will begin on September 17th.

166 Brackett Street / 874-8456

Daily Drop-In Fees for All Pools* Resident

Non-Resident

Child 0–12 years

$1.00

$2.00

Teen 13–17 years

$1.00

$2.00

Adult 18–61 years

$5.00

$5.50

Senior 62+ years

$3.50

$4.00

Aerobic Adult

$5.50

$6.00

Friday, November 11th (Veteran’s Day)

Aerobic Senior

$4.00

$4.75

Thursday, November 24-Sunday, November 27th (Thanksgiving holiday weekend)

Master’s Workout

$6.75

$7.25

Holiday Closures Monday, September 5th (Labor Day) Monday, October 10th (Indigenous People’s Day)

Saturday, December 24th-Monday, December 26th (Christmas weekend) Saturday, December 31st-Monday, January 2nd (New Year’s weekend) Monday, January 16th (Martin Luther King Jr. Day) Monday, February 20th (President’s Day) Monday, April 17th (Patriot’s Day) Saturday, May 27th-Monday, May 29th (Memorial Day weekend)

Pool Rules • Any child who is less than 4 feet tall and under 7 years of age must be: escorted by an adult into the pool area; accompanied in the pool tank by an adult on a one-to-one basis at all times (ratio will differ for swim lessons); and kept within reach on the pool deck. • A thorough, cleansing shower is required of all swimmers before entering the pool tank. • Food, drink, and glass containers are prohibited from the pool area. Only water is allowed. • DROP-IN: We encourage patrons to register for programs ahead of time through our Community Pass registration system. Due to staffing limitations, patrons may be turned away depending on program attendance and pool capacity.

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*Drop-ins accepted at all facilities for cash payments only. For credit card payments, pre-registration is required online. For punch card fees and options, please refer to our Adult Aquatics Registration Form. To pre-register for a drop-in program or purchase punch pass online, please visit: https://register.communitypass. net/portlandcityof and after logging in click “Browse Activities > Portland Parks & Recreation > Aquatic Punch Passes [or the name of the drop-in program.]” • BATHING CAPS are required for all with chin length hair, regardless of age or gender. • No street shoes are allowed on the pool deck, please bring flip flops. • NO PERSONAL FLOATATION DEVICES ALLOWED DURING OPEN SWIMS. • Any individual with an infectious or communicable disease is prohibited from using the pool. Any individual with a medical or physical condition that could result in a life-threatening situation to themselves or others, while using the pool, is required to inform the lifeguards of the condition prior to entering the pool. • Any group of ten (10) or more individuals wishing to use the pool must make rental arrangements with the aquatics Division supervisor. Individual groups of nine (9) or less must request permission 24 hours in advance.

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Monday

Tuesday

Wednesday

Thursday

Friday

Saturday

Par/Child (A)

6:00 PM

9:45 AM, 5:00 PM

8:30, 9:30 AM

Par/Child (B)

6:00 PM

9:45 AM, 5:00 PM

9:00, 10:00 AM

Beg. Preschool

4:30, 5, 6 PM

Int. Preschool

4:30, 5, 6 PM

9:15AM, 4:30, 5, 5:30, 6 PM

9:30, 10,10:30 AM

Adv. Preschool

5:15 PM

9:15AM, 4:30, 5, 5:30, 6 PM

9:30, 10, 11 AM

Level 1

4:30, 5:15 PM

Level 2

4:30 PM

1PM*, 4:30, 5:30 PM

9:15, 10:30 AM

Level 3

4:30, 5:15 PM

1 PM, 4:30, 5:30 PM

8:30, 9:15, 10:30 AM

Level 4

5:30 PM

1 PM*, 5:15 PM

8:30, 10:30 AM

Level 5

5:30 PM

1:45PM*, 4:30, 5:30 PM

8:30 AM

1:45PM*, 4:30, 5:30 PM

8:30 AM

Level 6 *Offered during Spring 1 and 2 Sessions only.

Adult Swim Lessons — Riverton Pool Class Name

Monday

Adult: Beginner

Tuesday

Wednesday

Thursday

Friday

Saturday

7:30 PM

Adult: Intermediate

7:30 PM

Preschool Music Time Song Circle at Riverton Dates: Mondays Fall Session October 3, 17, 24, 31, 2022 Spring Session March 6, 13, 20, 27, 2023 Times: 10:00 am – 11:00 am Ages: 2 - 5 Location: Riverton Community Center - Community Room

If your Preschooler loves to dance and sing then consider signing up for Portland Recreation’s preschool music time song circle. We will have lots of fun singing, moving, and shaking to songs that kids love!

How to Register: rec.portlandmaine.gov

For more info:

212 Canco Road Suite A Portland, ME (207)-808-5400 recreation@portlandmaine.gov

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AQUATICS

Swim Lesson Dates and Fees 25-Minute Classes Parent/Child, Beg/Int Preschool (one day per week) Session Dates

Resident

Non-Res

40-Minute Classes Adv. Pre., Levels 1-3, Home School (one day per week) Resident

Non-Res

55-Minute Classes Levels 4-6, & Adult (one day per week) Resident

Non-Res

Fall Session One (Sept 13 – Oct. 29, 2022) Registration opens August 15th (residents) and August 29th (non-residents). Tues, Thurs, Sat – 7 classes

$56.00

$59.50

$61.25

$64.75

$63.00

$66.50

Fall Session Two (Nov 1 – Dec 17, 2022) Registration opens October 11th (residents) and October 24th (non-residents). Thurs, Sat – 6 classes

$48.00

$51.00

$52.50

$55.50

$54.00

$57.00

Tues – 7 classes

$56.00

$59.50

$61.25

$64.75

$63.00

$66.50

Winter Session (Jan 3 – Feb 18, 2023) Registration opens November 28th (residents) and December 12th (non-residents). Tues, Thurs, Sat – 7 classes

$56.00

$59.50

$61.25

$64.75

$63.00

$66.50

Spring Session One (Feb 28 – Apr 15, 2023) Registration opens January 30th (residents) and February 13th (non-residents). Tues, Thurs, Sat – 7 classes

$56.00

$59.50

$61.25

$64.75

$63.00

$66.50

Spring Session Two (Apr 25 – Jun 10, 2023) Registration opens March 27th (residents) and April 10th (non-residents). Sat – 6 classes

$48.00

$51.00

$52.50

$55.50

$54.00

$57.00

Tues – 7 classes

$56.00

$59.50

$61.25

$64.75

$63.00

$66.50

No classes will be held on the following dates: November 24 & 26, 2022 May 29, 2023

TENNIS IN THE PARKS Tennis in the Parks for Adults Learn and Play Tennis! How To Register: Online: https://register.communitypass.net/PortlandCityof In Person: at the Aquatic office at the Riverton Pool by leaving a completed registration form and payment in the drop box By Mail: mail your payment and completed registration form to: Recreation Department 212 Canco Rd, Suite A Portland, ME 04103 (Check payable to: City of Portland)

$5 discount for each additional sibling for Portland Residents only! An occasional absence will not affect a child’s progress. Missed classes can not be made up. Minimum enrollment for all swim lessons is 4 participants. Classes not meeting minimum may be combined by the Aquatics Staff. Lesson location, times and dates are subject to change. Please check with the Aquatic Office at 874-8456 or visit our website at: http://www.portlandmaine.gov/673/Aquatics

Led by a USTA-approved coach, participants will have fun and get great exercise while developing the skills to serve, rally, and play tennis. The program is perfect for first-time and beginner players, as well as returning novice players. All players in their first session receive and keep a new tennis racket!

Saturday Mornings

September 10 - October 15, 2022 Ages 18 and over 9:00am - 10:30am 7 min. - 8 max. players per age group Location: Lyman Moore Middle School 171 Auburn Street, Portland, ME Fee: $93 Register HERE Recreation Office Contact 212 Canco Rd, Ste A Portland, Maine PH: (207) 808-5400

By Fax: fax a completed registration form with a VISA or MasterCard number to 808-5400 or 878-2731.

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THERAPEUTIC The Therapeutic Recreation Services program provides professional community based therapeutic swimming and recreational opportunities for children and adults with disabilities. The program is committed to providing quality services to participants with varying abilities in the least restrictive environment.

Its mission is focused on promoting independent skill acquisition and inclusion within the recreation department programs and community settings. Programs are designed by qualified professionals and paraprofessionals who hold certifications in Water Safety Instruction, Lifeguarding, First Aid, CPR and AED training.

Therapeutic Recreation Land-Based Activities Fall into Fitness

Holiday Obsessed

It’s that time of the year again, the leaves are falling, days are getting shorter, and it is sometimes more of a challenge to get up and move. Join us as we embark on our 7-week Fall into Fitness program where we will explore, evening walks along East End Beach, “fun fitness stops” or as they will now be known, “bursts”, and track our activity level and steps taken during our active session.

Join us as we create our own holiday keepsakes during one of the most festive times of the year! Projects will include Evergreen Swags, Hot Cocoa Cups, and Wall Hangings, just to name a few! Keep them for yourselves, or gift them to your loved ones.

There will be a special visit during one of our evening strolls by, Mike Vincent, the City of Portland’s Naturalist to share a special activity with us on Outdoor Survival Basics. Don’t miss this fun introduction to Mike and nature!

Dates: Tuesday, September 13 – October 25, 2022 (7-weeks) Time: 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm Location: East End Beach (If raining will meet at East End Community Center) What should I bring / wear: comfortable clothing, sneakers, and a water bottle Fee: $119 Residents/$140 Non-Residents Min/Max: 5/10 Fee Waiver Eligible: No FMI: Contact Morgan at 874-8874 or mgrysk@portlandmaine.gov

Dates: Tuesday, November 1 - December 13, 2022 (7-weeks) Time: 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm Location: East End Community Center

RECREATION Using Our Minds & Moving our Bodies

Let’s Meet in Town

Tired of the winter weather, there are many benefits to working out both for our minds and our bodies. Exercising our minds and bodies, will put us in a better mood, will boost our energy levels, and help us remember information. So join in, as we explore, spelling bees, yoga, trivia, and dance parties to exercise both our minds and our bodies.

Join in as we explore the many amenities that Portland has to offer. Each night will be a different activity, ranging from a Seadogs game, a walk on Back Bay and eating out.

Dates: Tuesday, February 28 – April 11, 2023 (7-weeks)

Time: 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Time: 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Location: East End Community Center

Location: East End Community Center

What should I bring:

What should I bring/wear: An open Mind, comfortable clothes, water bottle

Fee: to be determined—cost will be based on the activity

Fee: $119 Residents/$140 Non-Residents Min/Max: 5/10 Fee waiver eligible: No

A calendar of events will be available with the cost and location for each activity at the time of registration. Dates: Tuesday, April 25 – June 6, 2023 (7-weeks)

Min/Max: 5/10 Fee waivers eligible: No

FMI: Contact Morgan at 874-8874 or mgrysk@portlandmaine.gov

FMI: Contact Morgan at 874-8874 or mgrysk@portlandmaine.gov

What should I bring: A Creative Mind! Fee: $119 Residents/$140 Non-Residents Min/Max: 5/10 Fee waiver eligible: No

FMI: Contact Morgan at 874-8874 or mgrysk@portlandmaine.gov

Let’s Get Crafty Join in as we explore crafty “DIY” (Doing It Yourself) projects. We’ll explore painting on glass, creating our own wall hangings and mixing up our own lip balm, to name a few. Join us and let’s get crafty. Date: Tuesday, January 3 – February 14, 2023 (7-weeks) Time: 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm Location: East End Community Center What should I bring: A Creative Mind! Fee: $119 Residents/$140 Non-Residents Min/Max: 5/10 Fee waiver eligible: No

FMI: Contact Morgan at 874-8874 or mgrysk@portlandmaine.gov

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THERAPEUTIC

SESSION 6 SESSION 5 SESSION 4 6/29/2023-8/4/2023 4/24/2023-6/10/2023 2/27/2023-4/15/2023

SESSION 3 1/3/2023-2/18/2023

SESSION 2 10/31/2022-12/17/2022

SESSION 1 9/12/2022-10/29/2022

Swim Sessions Session Dates

Resident: Private

NonResident: Private

Monday (6 classes)

$180.00

Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday (7 classes) Monday, Tuesday (7 classes)

Wednesday, Thursday (6 classes) Monday (6 classes)

Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday (7 classes)

Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday (7 classes)

Monday (6 classes)

$210.00

$180.00

$210.00

$180.00

$210.00

Resident: Semi-Private

Non-Res: Semi-Private

$210.00

$270.00 ($135 per person)

$300.00 ($150 per person)

$245.00

$315.00 ($157.50 per person)

$350.00 ($175 per person)

$210.00

$270.00 ($135 per person)

$300.00 ($150 per person)

$245.00

$315.00 ($157.50 per person)

$350.00 ($175 per person)

$210.00

$245.00

$315.00 ($157.50 per person)

$350.00 ($175 per person)

$315.00 ($157.50 per person)

$350.00 ($175 per person)

No Class Dates

September 5, 2022 Labor Day October 10, 2022 Indigenous Peoples’ Day

November 11, 2022 Veterans Day November 23-26, 2022 Thanksgiving Break

January 16, 2023 Martin Luther King Day February 20-25, 2023 February Break

RECREATION

Swim Program Days and Times

Level

Monday

Tuesday

Wednesday

Thursday

Adult Swim (18 +)

5:30-6:00 PM 6:05-6:35 PM

12:30-1:00 PM 1:05-1:35 PM 1:40-2:10 PM

5:30-6:00 PM

1:00-1:30 PM 1:35-2:05 PM

Preschool Swim (Children under 5)

3:05-3:35 PM

Children’s Swim (5-12 years)

3:40-4:10 PM 4:15-4:45 PM 4:50-5:20 PM

3:00-3:30 PM 3:35-4:05 PM

3:40-4:10 PM 4:15-4:45 PM 4:50-5:20 PM 6:05-6:35 PM

Teen Swim (13-17)

5:30-6:00 PM

4:30 PM 5:00 PM 6:00 PM

5:30-6:00 PM

3:05-3:35 PM

How to Register By mailing payment and completed registration form to: Parks, Recreation and Facilities Management Department Therapeutic Recreation Services 212 Canco Road, Suite A Portland Maine 04103. Please make checks payable to: City of Portland Website: www.portlandmaine.gov

For More Information about Therapeutic Recreation Services $180.00

$180.00

$210.00

$210.00

$315.00 ($157.50 per person)

$350.00 ($175 per person)

$315.00 ($157.50 per person)

$350.00 ($175 per person) $350.00 ($175 per person)

TBD

Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday (7 classes)

$210.00

$245.00

$315.00 ($157.50 per person)

TBD

TBD

TBD

TBD

April 17-21, 2023 April Break

May 29, 2023 Memorial Day

Or to get an intake packet for our therapeutic aquatic services, please call the Therapeutic Recreation Supervisor at 207-808-5437. Contact Information: City of Portland Parks, Recreation and Facilities Management Therapeutic Recreation Services 212 Canco Road, Suite A Portland, Maine 04103 Main Office: 207-808-5400 Therapeutic Recreation Supervisor: 207-808-5437

July 4, 2023 Independence Day

*All schedules subject to change.

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PEAKS ISLAND Portland Parks, Recreation & Facilities Department sponsors many on-island activities for residents of all ages on Peaks Island including the After the Bell School Program. In addition to the information below, a monthly schedule of activities can be found in the island publication, “The Peaks Island STAR” and on island community bulletin boards.

Peaks Island Community Center

Peaks Island Walking Group

The Peaks Island Community Center is available to rent and schedule for a variety of events including birthday parties, corporate functions, training and education programs, retirement parties and even small weddings. If you would like to reserve the Community Center, please contact us at 207-766-2970. Rental requests must be made at least two weeks in advance.

Every Tuesday and Thursday from 10:15 am to 11:15 am

Silver Sneakers Program Every Monday & Thursday from 9:00 am - 10:00 am Join us for a fun and inspiring hour that focuses on improving our balance and strengthening. The weekly Silver Sneakers program provides a lot of laughs while we are working to keep our heart, brain, muscles and joints healthy with the goal to stay strong in body, mind and spirit. Free and open to all !! Dates: Mondays, & Thursdays year-round, all welcome Time: 9:00 am – 10:00 am Ages: All ages welcome Location: Peaks Island Community Center Room, 129 Island Avenue, Peaks Island

Join Portland Parks & Recreation’s Walking Group for island walks. From walking up Brackett, to around the ponds, to checking out the horses, we will walk throughout well known and some not so well known island areas come rain or shine. Our walks will combine roads and trails at a comfortable pace for all. Meet us outside Portland Parks & Recreation’s Peaks Island Community Center lobby. Dates: Tuesdays and Thursdays year-round, all welcome Time: 10:15 am - 11:15 am Ages: All ages welcome, adults, kids and babies in carriages Location: Meet outside the Peaks Island Community Center, 129 Island Avenue, Peaks Island Instructor: Staff Min/Max: NA

DROP - IN

YOUTH ESPORTS 2 Age Brackets

$3 Residents

$4 Non- Res

Do you love video games?

If so, come meet some new friends and have fun playing games like Super Smash, Rocket League, and Mario Cart. We will have Nintendo Switch consoles and a facilitator to help run games and tournament!

WHEN:

Fridays, Nov 2022 - April 2023

Where: Reiche Community Center and Riverton Community Center

Time: 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

ages:

Grades 5-8 & Ages 13-17

For more info:

212 Canco Road Suite A Portland, ME (207)-808-5400 recreation@portlandmaine.gov

Fee: Free FMI: Diane Ricciotti 766-2970 or dianer@portlandmaine.gov

Instructor: Staff What should I bring? Comfortable clothing, good footwear, water bottle Fee: Free Min/Max: 15 FMI: Diane Ricciotti 766-2970 or dianer@portlandmaine.com

TENNIS IN THE PARKS

Tennis in the Parks - The tennis program where kids play while they learn! Led by an approved USTA Net Generation tennis coach, the program will focus on developing the skills to serve, rally and play - so it’s perfect for beginners and first-time players. Once the skills are there, participants will play fun matches with other players in the program. This program uses modified tennis balls, age-appropriate rackets, court sizes, and the latest fun and engaging activities that help players successfully learn and play the game quicker! All players in their first session receive and keep a new age-appropriate racket, and a program t-shirt!

Saturday Mornings

September 10 - October 15, 2022 Grades 3-5 (Orange Ball) 10:30-11:30 am 7 min. - 8 max. players per age group Location: Lyman Moore Middle School 171 Auburn Street, Portland, ME Fee: $80 Register HERE Recreation Office Contact 212 Canco Rd, Ste A Portland, Maine PH: (207) 808-5400

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TROUBH ICE ARENA Public Skate Session — Group Rental 225 Park Ave., Portland, ME 04102 Phone: 774-8553 Email: vla@portlandmaine.gov

225 Park Avenue | 774-8553 | Email: vla@portlandmaine.gov Troubh Ice Arena (TIA) is an indoor skating facility that opened in 1985, equipped with an NHL regulation-size ice surface, five locker rooms and seating for over 650 spectators. Programs at the arena run year-round. TIA is proud to offer public skating sessions, skating lessons and adult and youth hockey. Our programs provide skating opportunities for all to enjoy at one of Portland’s finest recreation facilities. Troubh Ice Arena will help you find the right fit. Our staff is dedicated to providing great service to make sure that you have fun! Check out our programs below. Troubh Ice Arena is ADA compliant.

Private Ice Rentals Troubh Ice Arena ice-time is available at an affordable hourly rental rate to accommodate such activities as hockey games, practices, clinics, tournaments and figure skating events. Ice can be reserved on a one-time-only, weekly, bi-weekly, monthly, or daily basis? Whether booking ice for a group of friends, a team practice, or a tournament, don’t wait, call our office today to reserve your ice time. Rental Fees Include: Ice Time, Rental Skates*, Hockey Pucks & Nets *Figure and hockey rental skates are available in a wide variety of sizes from tot size 8 – adult size 13 (half sizes are not available.) FMI: jodonal@portlandmaine.gov / 207-808-5494

Private Ice Rentals — Summer Camps / Recreation Groups / School Groups Is your summer camp or recreation group looking for a FUN and AFFORDABLE activity for your participants to attend? Look no further! Besides never having to worry about the weather, skating is a great way to get moving while having a blast! You will have use of a private room and you are welcome to bring your own refreshments, or you can order out and have them delivered. Private rentals include ice time and rental skates. Skates are available in a wide variety of sizes from tot size 8 – adult size 13 (half sizes are not available.) Hockey pucks and nets are available upon request.

Parties & Special Occasions — Private Ice Rental Consider hosting your next special event here at TIA. From birthdays, anniversaries, family reunions, graduations, corporate outings, or end-of-year celebrations, just to name a few, you never have to worry about the weather and its great fun for all ages. It is also very affordable, and our party package will ensure each guest leaves with a smile on their face. A private room is reserved for you one-half hour before and after your scheduled reservation, where you and your guests can celebrate. Both figure and hockey rental skates are available in a wide variety of sizes from tot size 8 – adult size 13 (half sizes are not available.) You are welcome to bring your own decorations and refreshments, or you can order out and have them delivered. This is a very popular venue, and dates fill quickly. It’s not too early to start planning so call us today to schedule your next celebration!! Private Ice Rental Fees Include: Private Room, Hockey Pucks & Nets Fee: Please contact our office. If you would like to request a skating instructor(s) for your group, one may be available for an additional fee. FMI: rallen@portlandmaine.gov or 207-808-5492

To inquire about ice availability and rental rates, including non-profit rental rates, please contact our office. This is a very popular venue, and dates fill quickly. It’s not too early to start planning so call us today to schedule your next group outing!!

Is your group or camp looking for a fun and budget friendly activity to do? If you have 20 or more participants, you are welcome to join a Public Skate Session. A private locker room is reserved for you one-half hour before and after your scheduled reservation. Figure and hockey rental skates are available in a wide variety of sizes from tot size 8 – adult size 13 (half sizes are not available.) You are welcome to bring your own refreshments, or you can order out and have them delivered. This is a very popular venue, and dates fill quickly. It’s not too early to start planning so call us today to schedule your next group outing!! Public Skate Group Rental Fees Include: Rental Skates & Private Locker Room Rental Fee: $50.00 plus $6.00/guest FMI: rallen@portlandmaine.gov or 207-808-5492

Birthday Party — Public Skate Rental Did you know you could schedule a birthday party during public skate sessions here at the rink? They are not only popular but also very budget friendly. You never have to worry about the weather and it’s great fun for all ages. Both figure and hockey rental skates are available in a wide variety of sizes from tot size 8 – adult size 13 (half sizes are not available.) Of course, the birthday guest of honor skates for free!! A private locker is reserved for you one-half hour before and after your scheduled reservation, where you and your guests can celebrate. You are welcome to bring your own decorations and refreshments, or you can order out and have them delivered. This is a very popular venue, and dates fill quickly. Birthday Party Public Skate Rental Fees Include: Private Locker Room Rental Fee: $50.00 plus $6.00/guest / $3.00/skate rental FMI: rallen@portlandmaine.gov or 207-808-5492

Public Skate We offer year-round public skating sessions so dust off those old skates in the basement, or rent a pair of ours. During those hot summer months, there’s no better way to beat the heat! Fee: $6.00/skater and $3.00/ skate rental FMI: rallen@portlandmaine.gov or 207-808-5492

ISI (Ice Sports Industry) Group Skating Lessons for Tots to Adults ISI (Ice Sports Industry) Group Skating Lessons for Tots to Adults Sharpen your skills and join us! Group lessons are offered yearround. Our instructors are experienced professionals or qualified amateur ice skaters. Lesson instruction enables students to pursue interests in figure skating, recreational skating or speed-skating. Our program welcomes all ages from 4 years old to adult and from beginners to advanced levels. Each weekly session generally consists of a 25-minute lesson and a 25-minute practice (exception: tots age 4 & 5 are taught in a 30-minute format). Students 6+ years old interested in hockey may join our hockey skills class. ISI skating levels are strictly adhered to and skaters are constantly evaluated and tested at appropriate intervals. For each level attained, students receive a certificate. FMI: vla@portlandmaine.gov / 207-808-54911

ISI (Ice Sports Industry) Group Hockey Skills for Youth & Adult Over time, TIA has developed a highly acclaimed hockey skating skills program that is customized for the needs of all hockey skaters. The emphasis in our classes is on core strength, speed, agility, form, flow and power production. Students are carefully divided by age group and matching motor skills. Instructors identify areas needing definition and improvement, and customize every class to the needs of participants. Emphasis on stride development, turning skills, crossovers both directions and advanced backward skating technique ensures that the student will bring stronger skating to his or her game. We welcome those who want to enjoy a game of pond hockey on a cold winter day as well as those whose aspirations may include a spot on the roster of a major NHL team! FMI: vla@portlandmaine.gov / 207-808-5491

Private Lessons Private lessons are available to all skaters, from beginner to advanced levels. Available times and rates for private lessons are determined with the assistance of the professional coach of your choice. To schedule a private lesson(s), please contact coaches directly. We suggest you email all coaches to determine who would be the best fit for you and/or your family member. Coaches determine their own rates. Troubh Ice Arena does not favor one coach over another.

If you would like to request a skating instructor(s) for your group, one may be available for an additional fee.

Coach Maryann Carroll carrollmaryann@hotmail.com Coach Ann Hanson hansonann132@hotmail.com Coach Lynda Hathaway lynda.hathaway@icloud.com Coach Katherine Kusturin kgkusturin@gmail.com Coach Carol Nelson cpichette1@maine.rr.com

FMI: rallen@portlandmaine.gov or 207-808-5492

FMI: vla@portlandmaine.gov / 207-808-5491

Fee: Please contact our office.

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TROUBH Adult (18+ years old) Pick-up Hockey We offer year-round Adult Co-Ed Pick-up Hockey sessions. Stay fit while having fun and drop by for a friendly game of pick-up hockey. For those of you who may not have the time to join a league, this is a great way to keep your skills in “Check”…pun intended! Games are unsupervised. Nets, pucks, and cones are provided by TIA. Goalies skate for free! Program Protocols: • Minimum Age Requirement: 18 • During game-play slap-shots are strongly discouraged. Players are allowed to practice slap shots when there aren’t enough players for a game. • Light passing and bumping is allowed. • Helmets are REQUIRED and at a minimum, lower padding is strongly encouraged. Fees: $8.00/Session - This is a “walk-in and pay upon arrival” program. Goalies skate for free. Fees: $8.00/skater

Pine Tree Curling Club (PTCC) Learn to Curl & Curling League FMI: PTCC Learn to Curl and Curling League pinetreecurlingclub.com Troubh Ice Arena is proud to host the PTCC’s “Learn to Curl” sessions. The recognized Olympic sport of curling can be played by nearly everyone, from the mildly athletic to seasoned athletes. Many club members are well into their 70’s! Not only is curling fun, but it’s also a very social sport and a great way to ensure a good time will be had by all! Learn-to-curl sessions are very popular! Curling is an easy-to-learn sport for people of all ages and athletic abilities so join in the fun…and bring your family & friends along! PTCC’s League regular season runs from September through March right here at Troubh Ice Arena. Grab a group of your family and friends or get together with a team of new friends! For more information on the Pine Tree Curling Club’s league or Learn to Curl Programs, please visit the PTCC link above.

FMI: vla@portlandmaine.gov / 207-828-5491

Skate Sharpening

Freestyle (FS) Ice

Sharpening is available anytime the arena is open, and generally takes 15 minutes or less. We also do custom radiuses and offer sharpening services to advanced-level figure skaters. In addition to sharpening services offered, we also sell basic supplies such as hockey tape, mouth guards, and skate laces. Wait while your skates are being sharpened or you can drop them off and pick them up at your convenience!

TIA offers year-round open freestyle sessions. Edge, Conditioning, Program Practice, Spin Class and other specialty classes are offered as well. Most sessions are 50 minutes long, followed by an ice-make. Freestyle and dance skaters are welcome, as are their coaches. Freestyle ice is a great time to practice your skating skills or schedule a private lesson and offer a great opportunity to practice what you are learning in group lessons, or get ready for an upcoming test or competition! When not in a private lesson, to qualify to skate on freestyle ice, skaters must be *ISI Gamma/*USFS Basic Level 6 or higher. On-line registration is mandatory for all freestyle ice and specialty classes. Lower level skaters, who schedule a private lesson, must be 6+ years old and accompanied by their coach AT ALL TIMES.

Sharpening Hours: Daily hours will vary. (Closed on Saturdays from May – Labor Day) Fees: Hockey Skates: $8.00 / Figure Skates: $8.00 / Flat Bottom V: $10.00 * Custom Radius: $20.00 *Appointment must be scheduled in advance for a custom radius. FMI: rallen@portlandmaine.gov / 207-808-5492

ICE ARENA Gift Certificates

Local Youth & Adult Leagues

Gift certificates, including freestyle, public skate, pick-up hockey & skate sharpening punch cards, are available in any denomination, and can be used for any in-house program offered at the arena—from private lessons to private rentals and everything in between.

CBHA (Casco Bay Hockey Association) • 5 – 18 Years Old: www.cascobayhockey.com PACE (Portland & Cape Elizabeth) Middle School Hockey • Grades 6 – 8: www.pmshockey.com

FMI: vla@portlandmaine.gov 808-5491

Morning Hockey Club • 18 Years Old and Older FMI: Derek Nisbet / derek.e.nisbet@ampf.com

Advertising Opportunities at William B. Troubh Ice Arena

Greater Portland Women’s Hockey (GPWH) League • 18 Years Old and Older FMI: Anne Beaney / anne.beaney@gmail.com

Troubh Ice Arena welcomes over 200,000 people through our doors each year. Our building is booked most days from before 6:00 am till after midnight. What better opportunity to display your business ad/message to all your potential customers while also supporting one of the city’s finest athletic venues. We have advertising packages that start as low as $500/year. Where else can you get this type of exposure for as little as $1.40 per day? Request an advertising packet so you can get started today! FMI: jodonal@portlandmaine.gov / 207-808-5494

The Portland Hockey Trust (PHT) Each spring and fall, the Portland Hockey Trust provides an opportunity for all Portland youth in Grades 3 – 5 to experience the sport of hockey. The PHT also promotes the physical, emotional and social well-being of the youth in Portland by providing opportunities to play hockey regardless of ability to pay. Skates and hockey gear are provided, but if you have your own, please feel free to bring them. This is a FREE program for Portland residents only. FMI: Jill Osgood / 207-766-6647 / portlandhockeytrust.com

For more information about the following local leagues, please contact them directly.

High School Hockey Game Schedules Troubh Ice Arena is proud to service four area high school hockey programs. Portland/Deering, Cheverus, South Portland, and Cape Elizabeth High School call TIA home during the winter months. Varsity high school games, for both boys and girls, are played on Thursday and Saturday evenings throughout the December to February winter season. Don’t miss out on all the action…come on out and support your local high school! For an up-to-date game schedule, please contact your local high school or visit their on-line website below. Portland/Deering High School: PHS/DHS Game Schedules: portlandhs.rschoolteams.com/page/2920/mn Cape Elizabeth High School: CEHS Game Schedules: www.mpaschedules.org/public/genie/1142/school/1967/ Cheverus High School: CHS Game Schedules: www.mpaschedules.org/public/genie/1142/school/17/ South Portland High School: SPHS Game Schedules: southportland.rschoolteams.com/page/2977

Fees: $15.00/skater Thursday 12:00–1:30 p.m.: $8.00/skater (There is no charge for coaches teaching private lessons.) FMI: vla@portlandmaine.gov / 207-828-5491

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PAYSA YOUTH SOCCER The PAYSA recreational program is open to all ages 4 to 11, regardless of skill. At the younger levels, children play all positions as they learn the basics of the game. Teams will be formed following the closing of registration, based on registered players and available coach volunteers. If you are interested in coaching or helping the program in any capacity, please contact PAYSA. PAYSA has a financial assistance program that provides financial support to any family that cannot afford the registration fee. Our mission is to provide access to all. Please first apply for assistance using our online form and wait for our decision (usually within 1-3 days). www.paysasoccer.com/programs/recreational/

POLICIES AND PROCEDURES You may mail your signed registration form with payment to: Portland Recreation Office, 212 Canco Road, Portland, Maine 04103 or fax to (207) 808-5400. Mail-in registrations with payment may be sent at any time on or after the posted registration date. Registrations cannot be processed at schools or community centers unless otherwise specified. Registrations cannot be processed if incomplete or without payment. Registrations received after the specified deadline are subject to late fees. There is a $25.00 charge for returned checks, or any bank transaction with insufficient funds which incurs a cost to the Department. An individual must meet age requirements of the program by the start date of the program. Walk-in registrations are welcome at our 212 Canco Rd office. You may also register online for many of our aquatic, ice skating and recreation programs by visiting REC.PORTLANDMAINE.GOV. Registrations are processed on a first-come, first-served PAID basis. Please be sure to fill out the registration form completely, including all children participating in programs and the RELEASE OF WAIVER agreements. Only credit card registrations may be done via fax, to 808-5400. Register early as programs have a minimum and maximum enrollment requirement. If the minimum requirement is not reached after the registration deadline, the program will be canceled and you will be notified. If we are required to cancel a class or program, either a program credit or full refund will be granted. Individual programs may be canceled or postponed due to unfavorable weather conditions. We reserve the right to postpone, reschedule or cancel programs, change locations, substitute staff or make other changes as necessary. Childcare is not provided during adult programs. For program cancellations, please call our Recreation Information/Cancellation Hotline 756-8130 or visit us on Facebook or Instagram.

PORTLAND NORDIC Portland Nordic has partnered with the City of Portland for 20 years to provide free groomed x-c ski trails at Riverside Golf Course. Portland Nordic programming includes the local Bill Koch Youth Ski League, Middle School Nordic Team, and special events for adults and families during the winter months. Learn more and sign up for email updates at www.portlandnordic.org.

Portland residents have first priority in all classes and activities up to three weeks before the start of the program. Proof of residency is required when registering for programs. Residency priority means that the individual resides in Portland, Maine. Those individuals owning property in Portland and not living here do not qualify for residency status when registering for programs. We require an additional non-resident fee for programs, unless otherwise specified. Not all programs are eligible for non residents. The City of Portland provides a fee waiver program. Limited fee waivers are available for Portland residents who have applied and qualified for the fee waiver program. All requests will be held in confidence and are considered on a household and yearly income basis. Proof of residency is required when applying for fee waivers. Fee waivers are granted on a first come, first served basis, per program. When a program has filled, we maintain waiting lists in the event that a space opens. There is no fee to be added to our waiting list. If a space does become available, fees would be collected at that time. Fee waivers only apply to certain youth programs run by the Recreation Department. A full refund will be given for withdrawal from a program two weeks prior to the start date. An 80% refund will be given for withdrawal from a program one week prior to the start date. An 70% refund will be made for withdrawal from a program after the first week or class, but prior to the second week or class. No refunds will be given after the second week or class of a program start date unless accompanied by a written medical note.

PARTICIPATION OF INDIVIDUALS WITH DISABILITIES The City of Portland Parks, Recreation & Facilities Department (the Department) is committed to providing interested participants equal opportunities in and access to its recreation programs. The Department, as part of its mission, provides inclusive programming in an open and welcoming atmosphere. Qualified individuals with a physical or mental disability are encouraged to request reasonable accommodations to allow them to participate in public programs and services provided by the Department. The Department will make reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with a disability, so long as the accommodation does not fundamentally alter the nature of the program, pose a direct threat to others, or otherwise impose an undue burden on the City. Qualified individuals with a disability seeking an accommodation in order to participate in Department programs will be asked to complete a questionnaire in order to determine appropriate accommodations. Contact recreation@portlandmaine.gov for more information.

NON-DISCRIMINATION POLICY Portland Recreation provides its services, programs and activities to all children and families without regard to race or color, sex, physical or mental disability, religion, ancestry or national origin. Children with special needs as a result of physical or mental disability will be reasonably accommodated, as long as such accommodation does not fundamentally alter the nature of the service, program or activity or result in an undue burden.

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Program Name: ________________________________ Program Level: _____________ Start Date: ____/____/____ Session: _____________________________ Day(s) of Week: _________________________Time: _______________

Portland Recreation & Aquatic Program Registration Form For Summer Camp Registration, visit www.portlandrec.com

212 Canco Road, Portland, ME 04103 | Phone & Fax: 207-808-5400 | recreation@portlandmaine.gov Participant’s Name: ______________________________________________________

Male:

Street Address: _________________________________________________________

D.O.B:___/___/____

Last Name

First Name

Female:

RELEASE ASSUMPTION OF AGREEMENT, AGREEMENT TO INDEMNIFY AND HOLD HARMLESS SIGNATURE: “I am aware that learning or participating in the above activity can be an activity involving risk of injury, including serious injury. I fully understand that the City of Portland, its agents, officers and employees accept no responsibility and will not be liable for any injury, harm or damage to participant’s property occurring during or arising out of participation out of said program. To the fullest extent permitted by law, I do hereby agree to assume all risk of injury, harm or damage to participant’s person or property (including but not limited to participant’s property caused by negligence of the City of Portland, its agents, officers or employees) arising during or in connection with said program, and I do hereby release and agree to indemnify and hold harmless the City of Portland, its agents, officers and employees from any and all liability, actions, damages and claims of any kind and nature whatsoever (including but not limited to participant’s property caused by negligence of the City of Portland, its agents, officers or employees) for injury harm or damage to participant’s property that may arise or occur during or in connection with said programs. I also agree to abide by any and all rules, regulations, and policies of the above activity.”

City: ____________________________State:_____ Zip Code:___________Email:__________________________

X (Participant’s Signature): _______________________________________________Date: ___/___/____

Cell Phone: ____________________ Home Phone: ________________ Work Phone: ______________________

X (Parent/Guardian Signature): ____________________________________________Date: ___/___/____

T-Shirt Size (please circle one):

MEDICAL RELEASE: Please list any allergies, medical conditions, physical limitations and/or restrictions the participant(s) may have: _________________________________________________________________________________________________

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Participant’s Name: ______________________________________________________

Male:

Street Address: _________________________________________________________

D.O.B:___/___/____

Last Name

First Name

Female:

City: ____________________________ State:______ Zip Code:___________Email:__________________________ Cell Phone: ____________________ Home Phone: ________________ Work Phone: ________________________ T-Shirt Size (please circle one):

The City of Portland Parks, Recreation and Facilities Department is committed to providing interested participants equal opportunities in and access to its recreation programs. The Department, as part of its mission, provides inclusive programming in an open and welcoming atmosphere. Qualified individuals with a physical or mental disability are encouraged to request reasonable accommodations to allow them to participate in public programs and services provided by the Department. The Department will make reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with a disability, so long as the accommodation does not fundamentally alter the nature of the program, pose a direct threat to others, or otherwise impose an undue burden on the City. Qualified individuals with a disability seeking an accommodation in order to participate in Department programs will be asked to complete a questionnaire in order to determine appropriate accommodations. _____NO or _____YES My child _____________needs a modification because of a disability to enjoy this program. (If YES, please request and complete the Inclusion Intake Form to help us plan for your child’s needs. Inclusion Intake Forms can be found at the office on 212 Canco Road in Portland or by emailing recreation@portlandmaine.gov) Parent/Guardian(s) (if applicable): __________________________________________________ Male: Frist Name

Street Address: ________________________________________________________________

D.O.B:___/___/____

Cell Phone: _______________________ Home Phone: ___________________Work Phone:_____________________ Emergency Contact: _____________________________________________________Relationship:______________ First Name

Cell Phone: _______________________ Home Phone: ___________________ Work Phone: ____________________

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“The Department of Recreation may take pictures or videos of participants at our programs, activities or special events. Please be aware that the picture may appear in future promotional materials, including our brochure.”

X (Participant’s Signature): _______________________________________________Date: ___/___/____ X (Parent/Guardian Signature): ____________________________________________Date: ___/___/____ Parks, Recreation & Facilities Newsletter

Once a month, we send out valuable information regarding all the exciting things that take place within the Department. Would you like to receive our monthly newsletter? (please circle one) Yes: No:

Payment: City of Portland Parks, Recreation & Facilities offers the convenience of accepting MasterCard, Discover, American Express and Visa credit cards. The payment processing company charges a $3 minimum service charge fee for a charge up to $114 and 2.65% thereafter to cardholders who use this service. PLEASE MAKE CHECKS PAYABLE TO “CITY OF PORTLAND”

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City: _________________________ State: _____ Zip Code:_____________Email:_____________________________

Last Name

X (Parent/Guardian Signature): ____________________________________________Date: ___/___/____ PHOTOGRAPH RELEASE:

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“I give my permission for emergency medical treatment to be given to participant in case a consulting adult cannot be reached by phone.” X (Participant’s Signature): _______________________________________________Date: ___/___/____

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Total Amount Due

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