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++ Get out (but, like, not too far). We all love and appreciate the positive effects of the Maine outdoors. Hopefully we’ll be back to all kinds of adventuring soon. But for now, press pause. The Maine Department of Agriculture, Conservation and Forestry has some great advice: stay close to home, steer clear of busy locations, keep your distance (and stick to walking/hiking with folks from your household). ++

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by: Shannon Bryan

Do something awesome: Summer Solstice SwimRun at Sky Lodge in Moose River

Starting and ending at the historic Sky Lodge in Moose River, Maine, the Summer Solstice SwimRun is an event for...
by: Shannon Bryan

Ski, Swim & Sauna: A wonderful winter trifecta at Bethel Inn Resort

It's a winter trifecta that combines a bit of outdoor activity with plenty of well-deserved post-ski relaxation. And then more...
Rocky shoreline of lake with mountains in the distance
by: Shannon Bryan

Hiking, paddling + picnic table art at Peaks-Kenny State Park

Sebec Lake is a big draw for visitors to Peaks-Kenny State Park. There's a sandy beach and swimming area in...
by: Shannon Bryan

Group fitness (like Hula Hoop!) and a saltwater pool at Quest Fitness in Kennebunk

Between the indoor saltwater pool, the personal training, the sauna, the rows of cardio and weight machines, and the long...
by: Shannon Bryan

5 reasons to sign up for the Peaks to Portland right now

The water is cold. You can't see the bottom. And 2.4 miles ain't nothing. But here's a secret: Swimming the...
YCycle class at the YMCA in Biddeford Maine
by: Shannon Bryan

Try the Y for FREE! Fitness classes, pool, weight rooms & more at YMCA of Southern Maine

The YMCA of Southern Maine's Try the Y campaign, which runs from Jan 2-5, 2019 at all four branches (Portland,...
by: Shannon Bryan

Synchronized swimming class in Portland: You can, you wheel!

The synchronized swimming class at Portland Rec will teach you the synchro basics - like sculling, water wheel and the...
by: Shannon Bryan

Open water swim training with sheJAMs or YMCA will build your open water confidence

This spring, sheJAMs and southern Maine YMCAs are offering training groups to help you get comfortable swimming in open water.
by: Shannon Bryan

Play together: 7 team sports to sign up for NOW to stay active this fall

These team sports are open to everyone, whatever your level, so even those of us who have never played rugby...
by: Shannon Bryan

Swimming the Peaks to Portland? Train with the Portland & Casco Bay YMCAs

To help registered simmers train (the swim filled up the day registration opened), the Portland and Casco Bay YMCAs are...