Androscoggin Bank Colisée, 190 Birch St. Lewiston. FMI: 783-2009, Offers public skating for all ages.

Auburn Public Library, 49 Spring Street, Auburn. FMI: 333-6640. Storytimes for infants and preschoolers, kids’ activities, summer reading programs and more.

Lewiston Public Library, 200 Lisbon St., Lewiston. FMI: 513-3133; Programs aimed at a wide range of ages and interests.

Lewiston Public Skate Park, Lewiston Department of Recreation, Kennedy Park Lewiston. FMI: 513-3005, Features a concrete, in-ground skatepark with bowls, ramps, stairs and half-pipes; open 8 a.m.-9 p.m., weather permitting.

Lost Valley Ski Area, 200 Lost Valley Road, Auburn, 784-1561. Four-season destination, with numerous community and sporting activities on its calendar.

Pettengill Park/Union Street Gully, Auburn Parks & Recreation Department, Auburn. FMI: 333-6600, An urban park, with a gymnasium, baseball field; softball field; basketball courts; youth football field; horseshoe pits; playground areas; and multi-purpose building.


Ricker Hill Orchards and Farm, 295 Buckfield Road, Turner. FMI: 255-5552, Pick-your-own orchard with fun activities for the kids such as a corn maze, petting zoo, hiking and biking trails, mini golf, obstacle course, and more.

Roy’s All Steak Hamburgers & Golf Center, 2514 Turner Road, Route 4. FMI: 782-2801, Spacious golf driving range, mini golf course, baseball and softball batting cages.

Sparetime Recreation, 24 Mollison Way, Lewiston. FMI: 786-2695, A bowling center featuring automatic scoring and bumper systems to allow fun for the youngest bowlers; also, arcade with pool tables, air hockey and foosball.

Taber’s, 473 Lake Shore Drive, Auburn. FMI: 784-2521. Mini-golf and driving range overlooking Lake Auburn. Snack shack.

Thorncrag Nature Sanctuary, Highland Spring Road, Lewiston. Contact: 782-5238. This wildlife preserve features an elevation of 510 feet, the highest point in the city. According to the web site, Thorncrag has a variety of wildlife habitat such as upland wetlands, mixed forest, restored farm meadows, vernal pools, coniferous old-growth forest, and built environment (fireplaces, trails, foundations, walls, amphitheaters, etc.). These habitats support large, diverse populations of wildlife, trees, and herbaceous plants. Passive recreation at Thorncrag includes bird-watching, picnicking, hiking, walking, snowshoeing, cross-country skiing, sledding, skating, nature photography.

YMCA of Auburn-Lewiston, 62 Turner Street, Auburn. FMI: 795-4095, Besides program opportunities in childcare, youth sports, aquatics, teen center programs, and day camping (Camp Connor, a co-ed day camp for children ages 6-13), the YMCA has a complete fitness center, including a swimming pool, basketball gym, teen center and cafe.

YWCA of Central Maine, 130 East Avenue, Lewiston. FMI: P795-4050. Comprehensive aquatics programs, including a swim team, instruction, therapeutic and recreational classes. The YWCA also offers a summer camp.

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