Between the indoor saltwater pool, the personal training, the sauna, the rows of cardio and weight machines, and the long list of group fitness classes (including cycling, yoga, thai chi, Barre Fusion, boot camp, and Bodypump), Quest Fitness in Kennebunk pretty much has all the things.
The YMCA of Southern Maine's Try the Y campaign, which runs from Jan 2-5, 2019 at all four branches (Portland, Biddeford, Freeport, and New Gloucester), invites you to check out the YMCA for FREE. Enjoy group fitness classes, pool, sauna, weight room, and more.
Kennebunkport Bicycle Company offers indoor cycling classes every day of the week this winter, and while you ride, you'll get to gaze upon all the road bikes and mountain bikes in the shop and fantasize about all the outdoor riding you'll do in the spring.
Broomsticks got the afternoon off during the inaugural Witches Ride in Portland on Halloween day. The informal group ride included a cruise around Back Cove and through the Old Port, plus a stop at Vena's Fizz House on Fore Street for 'I'm Melting' witch cocktails.
The Spin + Barre + Wine class happens once a month (on the second Friday of the month) at 5:30 p.m. Instructor Shannon Ireland leads a 25-minute spin class followed by a 25-minute Barre class. Afterward, everyone's invited to stick around for wine, and perhaps some cheese, crackers, and fresh fruit, too.
All the joy of a long, scenic bike ride combined with the joy of not having to ride back! This ~45-mile ride starts in Portland and ends at Bailey Island, where you can catch the Casco Bay Lines ferry back to town.
Active ways to explore Maine, whether you're visiting Maine for a short time or you live here all year long. Hike, bike, paddle, and walk - and make brag-worthy memories along the way.
A live DJ and an indoor cycling class! DJ Night at Turning Point Cycle & Fitness Studio in Scarborough was led by instructor Lisa Fasulo, who pushed us to climb, climb, climb and then sprint our legs off.
You can find a Maine bike ride that's perfect for you - just the right distance, difficulty, and scenery. So get searching - your next "favorite ride" is waiting.
For novice mountain bikers - or curious folks who'd like to give it a try - there are free mountain biking skills classes being held every Wednesday from 6 to 8 p.m. on the Eastern Prom and Stroudwater Trail in Portland.