Lob, ski, toss, run, lift — Move! Midcoast sports and recreation facilities

Recreational facilities in Knox and Waldo counties


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Knox County

Midcoast Recreation Center, Route 90 Rockport. Midcoast Recreation Center, Inc., is a nonprofit committed to the promotion of healthy living for children, adults, and families in our community through sports and fitness programs, regardless of their ability to pay. Tennis, ice skating, fitness, and more.

Camden Snow Bowl. 20 Barnstown Rd, Camden.  The Camden Snow Bowl is a community-owned ski and recreation area. From the summit of 1,300-foot Ragged Mountain downhill  and Nordic skiers, bike riders and hikers all have an incredible view of the Atlantic Ocean. It is a view unlike any other in the East. The Camden Snow Bowl really is "where the mountains meet the sea."

Marge Jones Recreational Facility. Route 90, Rockport. The Marge Jones Facility has Little League baseball, softball and Babe Ruth baseball fields, tennis courts, play area for children, basketball courts and more.

Oakland Park Bowling Lanes. 714 Commercial St. Rockport. 18 lane candlepin. Full arcade; dance machine; pool rables. Full snack bar.

Penobscot Bay YMCA. 116 Union St. Rockport. The mission on the Penobscot Bay YMCA is to provide high quality services that meet the youth development, healthy living and social needs of individuals and families in the communities served.

Rockland Recreation Center. 61 Limerock St. Rockland. Indoor facility  in downtown Rockland offers many youth  and adult programs. It has a lined gym floor for both basketball and volleyball, new weight room, and a game room. The game room, which is located on the lower level, has a concession stand, many table games, arcade games, board games, and a living room with a play station, TV, and a stereo. There is also an after-school program.

True Park. Hope Corner. Located behind the Hope General Store, this park is the home to Hope Little League, tennis courts, basketball and more.

Waldo County

Belfast Curling Club. 211 Belmont Rd. Belfast. Maine's only curling club. Located on the outskirts of Belfast, it offers a chance to participate in the sport that's been all the buzz at the most recent Olympic games.

Point Lookout Bowling Center. 67 Atlantic Highway Lincolnville. Family-friendly facility features eight lanes of ten-pin bowling with a computer scoring system and automated bumpers. The Bowling Center also features two large-screen televisions, billiards, foosball, air hockey, and a coin-operated arcade. Beer, wine, soda, and light snacks are available for purchase.

Point Lookout Fitness Center. 67 Atlantic Highway, Lincolnville. The Point Lookout Fitness Center is open seven days a week for members, Point Lookout guests, and the general public. The Facility includes both free weight and cardio machines, aerobic and stretching rooms, squash, racquetball, outdoor tennis and track, gymnasium, massage room, and public lounge with billiards, coffee, ping pong and free guest wi-fi.

Point Lookout hiking trails and beaches. 67 Atlantic Highway, Lincolnville. Open year-round. Trail maps are available at the Fitness Center front desk and the Welcome Center. The trails are not paved and have varying levels of difficulty and terrain. All trails are equipped with emergency call boxes. Recommended: the walk back to Knights Pond, a five-mile lake offering a quiet beach, swimming, and picnic area.

Waldo County YMCA. 157 Lincolnville Ave., Belfast. The Waldo County YMCA has programs and activities for people of all ages and abilities. General group and specialty fitness classes are available, as well as a wide selection of youth and adult sports programs. The facility includes The Tom & Sally Savage Pool Complex, an indoor walk/jog track, air-conditioned fitness center and wellness/aerobic classroom, gymnasium, teen room, and family friendly shower and changing facilities.