Sports & Recreation

Sports and Rec calendar for 6/22/17

 

BASEBALL

BANGOR — Husson Baseball Summer Camp, ages 5-15, 9 a.m.-4 p.m., June 26-30, at Husson University. The camp will be run by coach Jason Harvey, assistant coach Brandon Portwine and Husson players, and will cover throwing, fielding, hitting, pitching and baserunning. The camp will be a combination of skills and games with competitions taking place in the afternoons. If interested, contact Jason Harvey at Harveyja@husson.edu or by phone at 992-4948.

BASKETBALL

WINTERPORT — RESULTS Basketball of Maine clinics, June 26-30, at Wagner Middle School, 2:30 p.m.-4 p.m., boys and girls entering pre-K to 2, $60 per player, 4 p.m.-6 p.m., boys and girls entering grades 3-56, $80 per player; offering accessible, affordable basketball instruction, co-directors Matt MacKenzie and Mark Baxter; emphasis on building fundamental skills, free T-shirt, limited to 40 campers per session; Preregister by email at resultsbasketballclinics@yahoo.com or find forms online at www.resultsbasketball.net

 

GLENBURN — RESULTS Basketball of Maine clinics, July 10-14 at Glenburn Elementary School, 9 a.m. to noon for boys and girls entering grades 2-8,  $130 per player; offering accessible, affordable basketball instruction, co-directors Matt MacKenzie and Mark Baxter; emphasis on building fundamental skills, free T-shirt, limited to 40 campers per session; Preregister at resultsbasketballclinics@yahoo.com or find forms online at www.resultsbasketball.net

 

HAMPDEN — RESULTS Basketball of Maine clinics, Aug. 14-18, at Skehan Recreation Center, 2:30-5:30 p.m. for boys and girls entering grades 1-6, $130 per player; offering accessible, affordable basketball instruction, co-directors Matt MacKenzie and Mark Baxter; emphasis on building fundamental skills, free T-shirt, limited to 40 campers per session; Preregister at www.hampdenrecreation.com.

 

BANGOR — Bangor Parks and Recreation, along with Bangor High School girls basketball program and coach Joe Nelson, will offer summer basketball programs. Summer clinics for girls in grades 5-8, 1-2:30 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays, June 20-July 27, with no program Fourth of July week, at the Bangor High School gymnasium. Fee is $10 per day to drop in or $75 for whole summer. Summer clinics for girls in grades nine-12, 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays, June 21-July 27, at Bangor High School gym. Evening game schedule with home and away games. Fee is $150 and includes all day sessions and games. To register or for information on either program, visit www.BangorParksandRec.com or call 992-4490.

 

BANGOR — Bangor Parks and Recreation, along with Bangor High School Girls Basketball program and coach Joe Nelson, will hold girls open gym for pickup basketball for girls in grades 5-12, Mondays, June 26-July 24, at Bangor High School gymnasium. No open gym on July 3. Free. For information, visit www.BangorParksandRec.com or call 992-4490.

CANOE RACING

OLD TOWN — The 2017 Penobscot River Whitewater Nationals Regatta, June 28-July 2, on the Penobscot River between Old Town and Eddington, Maine. The Penobscot Nation is hosting the event on this historically important and beautiful 9.5 mile section of river. The race course includes three Class II-III rapids, numerous rips and quick water, and the earlier start for this, the second year of the regatta, will increase the likelihood of higher water and faster times. Open canoe, kayak, SUP, wildwater races. Race Chair, Scott Phillips: 852-0680 or scott@waterwaysports.com.

 

ORONO — Competitive Paddling Camp for high school athletes, June 25 to 28. Participants will stay on the University of Maine campus and paddle the Penobscot. This paddling camp is intended competitive paddlers in to gain experience in multiple disciplines and work towards becoming developing comprehensive athletes. For more information and to register, see the Outdoor Sports Institute website. This camp is open to any high school athletes interested in competitive downriver and wildwater paddling. Previous paddling experience is strongly recommended.

FOOTBALL

ORONO — The University of Maine football team is offering four camps, presented by Dunkin’ Donuts, during the summer of 2017. Black Bears will host two overnight camps at Alfond Stadium. Overnight high school camp for grades 9-12, helmets and shoulder pads, June 23-25; Overnight youth camp, grades 4-8, no helmets or shoulder pads, June 26-28; two, one-day camps: Big Man Academy, grades 9-12, on July 28, and Skills Camp, grades 9-12, on July 29, at Fitzpatrick Stadium in Portland. Registration open. Camps fill quickly. Contact assistant coach Mike Ryan at michael.f.ryan@maine.edu or 581-1091

 

BANGOR — Husson University’s second annual Gabby Price Youth Football Camp, 9 a.m.-4 p.m., July 18-20. The camp will provide each participant with instruction in throwing, catching, kicking, blocking and non-contact form tackling. The Youth Football Camp is a non-contact camp designed for participants entering grades 3-8. The fee is $115. Instruction from the two-time Eastern Collegiate Football Conference Champion Husson University football coaching staff, lunch in the dining commons each day, a camp T-shirt and daily pool access. Contact assistant head football coach Nat Clark at 941-7029 or clarkna@husson.ed

 

ICE HOCKEY

BREWER — Penobscot Ice Arena in Brewer is running numerous programs, leagues, camps and clinics for both youth and adults throughout the spring and summer months. For a complete list and information on these programs please visit penobscoticearena.org or penobscoticearena@gmail.com.

 

KICKBALL

OLD TOWN — The Courageous Steps Project is hosting its first charity kickball fun day 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday, June 24, at Leonard Middle School, 156 Oak Street, Oak Street Fields. All proceeds will benefit children and young adults with developmental challenges throughout Eastern Maine. Free cookout after last game. For information: 852-1831; thecourageousstepsproject.org. Teams are $100 each, and can include 6-10 members. Event limited to 10 teams. Registration will close at 11:59 p.m. Monday June 19. To make other arrangements, email us at: info@thecourageousstepsproject.org, if that deadline cannot be met. To learn more about The Courageous Steps Project in general, visit thecourageousstepsproject.org, or our Facebook page.

 

ROAD RACING

CASTINE — The Town of Castine will hold the Baron’s 5K Run 8-10 a.m. as part of its multi-day Bastille Day Celebration on July 15. Registration opens at 8 a.m., the race begins at 9 a.m. Race information at http://castine.me.us/welcome/special-events-in-castine.

 

ROLLER DERBY

BANGOR — Central Maine Derby vs. Rock Coast Rollers, 6-9 p.m. Saturday, June 24, Cross Insurance Center, 515 Main St. Games are family friendly and kids 12 and under are admitted free. Doors open 2 p.m. Tickets $10 presale, $12 at door, free for kids 12 and under, military, veterans, first responders, and seniors at the door with identification. Advance tickets available soon from CMD members, Cross Insurance Center Box Office, or via Ticketmaster. Call 659-3383 or visit centralmainederby.com

 

SOCCER

ORRINGTON — Summer soccer camp for kids entering grades 1-8, run by the Dutch Soccer Academy and sponsored by the Orrington Recreation Department, Aug. 7-11, at Center Drive School soccer field. Grades 1-4, 2:30-4:30 p.m.; grades 5-8, 5-7 p.m. Sign up at www.dutchsocceracademy.com .

 

TRACK AND FIELD

BANGOR — Bangor Parks and Recreation Department will hold a regional track and field meet for the Maine Recreation and Parks Association Track and Field Program for boys and girls ages 7-15, at 1 p.m. Tuesday, June 26, at Cameron Stadium behind the William Cohen School, 304 Garland St. Participants must be checked in and registered by 12:45 p.m. Pre-registration suggested. Free. For information, visit www.BangorParksandRec.com or call 992-4490.

WIFFLE BALL

ORRINGTON — Orrington Old Home Week Wiffle Ball Tournament put on by Orrington Recreation Department, all day beginning at 9 a.m. Saturday, July 22, Center Drive School soccer fields, 17 School St. on Center Drive. Youth League for ages 11-15, $45; Open League for ages 16 and up, $65. Snack shack open all day. Teams check in at 8:30 a.m. For information and to register, visit website orringtonrec.org or call 844-283-2832.

 

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