Don’t banish your swimsuit to the summer clothes bin crammed under your bed just yet. The swimming lanes are open again at a few Portland-area pools, including the Riverton pool on Forest Avenue, the Davan pool in Westbrook, and the pool at South Portland’s Community Center.
Now is probably a good time to acquire a fitness routine, both because it's good for your health and also to prevent yourself from going downright stir crazy in your living room in the coming weeks. Supporting a local studio/gym/trainer sure is swell, too.
Yoga with the alpacas: Head to Westport Island for a class in the grass at Lulu’s Barn – via Portland Phoenix
Do yoga in the grass next to Lulu's Barn & Alpacas on Westport Island, where you can relax into savasana, gaze up at the canopy of trees framing the sky overhead, and listen to alpacas pulling up grass and munching away contentedly. It's a wonderful sound.
For the month of June, Summer Feet is offering “Tours for Tips,” free guided bike rides for locals. At the end of the ride, simply tip the guide.
The popular Trek Across Maine, 180-mile ride that typically takes place Father's Day weekend, is now a virtual event.
Last night on 207 we talked about the U.S. National Toboggan Championships, ice climbing with Equinox Guiding Service, ski-swim-sauna at The Bethel Inn Resort, Super Sauna Saturday at Nurture Through Nature, and SnowCoach up Mt. Washington with Great Glen Trails.
Dashing through the snow, in a hoodie with THUMB HOLES!
Let the world know Maine is YOUR gym with a "Maine is my gym" tanks, hoodies, hats + stickers. The hoodies will make you feel stupendous. The stickers stick to things!
It's all about the costumes during this segment on 207, where Peggy, Amanda, and I talk about Halloween events that combine physical activity and blood spatter (or whatever costume you'd like).
It was mostly the distance that made Holly nervous. Understandable - the Isleboro Crossing for Lifeflight of Maine is a 5K across Penobscot Bay, from the mainland in Lincolnville to the island of Isleboro.