Free Skiing & Learn-to-Ski Clinics
Dec
15
10:00 AM10:00

Free Skiing & Learn-to-Ski Clinics

Local residents and visitors are invited to enjoy a day of cross-country skiing and other winter activities at Quarry Road Trails in Waterville on Saturday, December 15.  This free community event, hosted by the City of Waterville, is the first of three Community Ski Free Days scheduled for the 2018-2019 winter season. 

The Welcome Center will be open from 10 a.m. until 4 p.m. to provide free snowshoes to loan, ski equipment demos (first-come, first-served), free learn-to-ski clinics, snacks, and information. Ski and snowshoe trails are open all day throughout the season with lighting on over a mile of trail for night skiing until 9 p.m. Quarry Road Trails’ state-of-the-art snowmaking system ensures that the ski trails are covered even in periods of low natural snowfall.

These free community events and the Quarry Road Trails are supported through ski pass sales, donations, collaboration with partnering organizations, and contributions from annual sponsors. 

Quarry Road Trails is located at 300 Quarry Road in Waterville. For further information about the area, volunteer opportunities, programs, and events, call Waterville Parks and Recreation at (207) 680-4744 or visit quarryroad.org.

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CMSC Youth Program begins
Jan
7
3:00 PM15:00

CMSC Youth Program begins

The Central Maine Ski Club after-school ski program for grades K-8 kicks off on January 7. The program runs Monday, Wednesday, and Thursday afternoons until February vacation.

For first-timers, this program is a great introduction to the sport in a fun, caring environment. For more experienced young skiers, it's a great opportunity to build skills and have fun with friends.

For more information, see the Central Maine Ski Club web site.

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Community Ski Free Day
Jan
12
10:00 AM10:00

Community Ski Free Day

Local residents and visitors are invited to enjoy a day of cross-country skiing and other winter activities at Quarry Road Trails in Waterville on Saturday, January 12.  This free community event, hosted by the City of Waterville, is the second of three Community Ski Free Days scheduled for the 2018-2019 winter season. 

The Welcome Center will be open from 10 a.m. until 4 p.m. to provide free snowshoes to loan, ski equipment rentals, snacks, and information. Ski and snowshoe trails are open all day throughout the season with lighting on over a mile of trail for night skiing until 9 p.m. Quarry Road Trails’ state-of-the-art snowmaking system ensures that the ski trails are covered even in periods of low natural snowfall.

These free community events and the Quarry Road Trails are supported through ski pass sales, donations, collaboration with partnering organizations, and contributions from annual sponsors. 

Quarry Road Trails is located at 300 Quarry Road in Waterville. For further information about the area, volunteer opportunities, programs, and events, call Waterville Parks and Recreation at (207) 680-4744 or visit quarryroad.org.

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Feb
16
10:00 AM10:00

Winter Fun Day & Free Skiing

 Local residents and visitors are invited to enjoy a day of cross-country skiing and other winter activities at Quarry Road Trails in Waterville on Saturday, February 16.  This free community event, hosted by the City of Waterville with support from Friends of Quarry Road, is the third and final Community Ski Free Day scheduled for the 2018-2019 winter season.

The Welcome Center will be open from 10am until 4pm to provide free snowshoes to loan, ski equipment rentals, snacks, and information. Ski and snowshoe trails are open all day throughout the season with lighting on over a mile of trail for night skiing until 9pm. Quarry Road Trails’ state-of-the-art snowmaking system ensures that the ski trails are covered even in periods of low natural snowfall.

These free community events and the Quarry Road Trails are supported through ski pass sales, donations, collaboration with partnering organizations, and contributions from annual sponsors.

Quarry Road Trails is located at 300 Quarry Road in Waterville. For further information about the area, volunteer opportunities, programs, and events, call Waterville Parks and Recreation at (207) 680-4744 or visit quarryroad.org.

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[RESCHEDULED] Quarry Road Fall Festival
Nov
4
10:00 AM10:00

[RESCHEDULED] Quarry Road Fall Festival

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UPDATE 11/3/18: Due to the extreme wet weather, Fall Festival at Quarry Road Trails has been POSTPONED until tomorrow, Sunday, November 4, from 10:00 to 1:00. We're looking forward to a much drier and brighter day tomorrow.

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On Saturday, November 3, the community is invited between 10 a.m. and 1 p.m. for the Quarry Road Trails Fall Festival in Waterville. All are invited to this free community event to enjoy fun activities, explore the trails and learn about winter programs, volunteer opportunities, recent updates and future plans. Quarry Road Trails is located at 300 Quarry Rd, Waterville, ME.

Family-friendly activities will include trail walks, pumpkin bowling, apple slinging, bean bag toss, face painting, and more. Common Street Arts and the Children’s Discovery Museum will offer a pop-up museum and pumpkin art. Cider making and fall refreshments will be provided at no charge and 92 Moose will be on-hand with a live radio broadcast throughout the event.

Season ski passes for the upcoming season will be on sale at pre-season discounted rates and information about youth ski programs will be available.

The Quarry Road Fall Festival is the November feature event of Northern Light Inland Hospital’s Let’s Go! Family Fun Series. Hospital volunteers will be on-hand to register new participants for this free program linking families to local resources like Quarry Road Trails for year-round, free and low-cost, active family fun.

For more information about the Fall Festival, contact Waterville Parks & Recreation at 207-680-4744.

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Snowmaking System Test and Training
Oct
25
7:30 AM07:30

Snowmaking System Test and Training

Ever wonder what it takes to make snow at Quarry Road? Come see how the magic happens and learn how you can help. We'll be doing preseason system testing and training on Thursday, October 25, from 7:30 until 11:00 a.m.  We'll be providing training for volunteers and staff, and getting the system ready for the season. If you're interested in participating, please email us at trails@quarryroad.org

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Oct
21
9:00 AM09:00

Central Maine Dryland Challenge dogsled races

The Central Maine Dryland Challenge dogsled event will include numerous canine-powered races -- including bike, scooter, four dog and six dog dryland dogsled classes, and canicross (people running with their dogs) -- over two days. These are exciting events for spectators and participants alike and make great photo opportunities.

The Central Maine Dryland Challenge promises to be very well attended, with participants coming from all over New England and from Pennsylvania to Canada and the midwest. The race will be sanctioned by the International Sled Dog Racing Association (ISDRA) and accredited by the International Federation of Sled Dog Sports (IFSS).

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CMSC Ski Swap @ Mitchell School
Oct
20
9:00 AM09:00

CMSC Ski Swap @ Mitchell School

Central Maine Ski Club is sponsoring a ski and skate swap on October 14.

Sale Hours: Saturday October 20, 9 am to 3 pm
Equipment Drop Off: Friday October 19, 4-8 pm
Location: George J. Mitchell School, 58 Drummond Ave, Waterville, ME 04901

Available winter recreation equipment includes:

  • Cross-country skis, bindings, poles, boots (skate and classic)

  • Downhill skis, bindings, poles, boots

  • Snowboards, bindings, and boots

  • Hockey Equipment and Skates

  • Figure Skates

  • Snowshoes, trekking poles

  • Sleds and Tubes

  • Fat Tire Bikes

Details: Drop off equipment you would like to sell on Friday, from 4-8 pm. Equipment will be available for sale to the public on Saturday, from 9 am to 3 pm. Pick up unsold equipment and funds from any sold equipment on Saturday evening, from 4-8 pm.

20% of each sale goes to the Central Maine Ski Club, the Central Maine Youth Hockey Association, and Waterville Elementary Schools PTOs. (Additional donations are welcome!)

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Oct
20
9:00 AM09:00

Central Maine Dryland Challenge dogsled races

The Central Maine Dryland Challenge dogsled event will include numerous canine-powered races -- including bike, scooter, four dog and six dog dryland dogsled classes, and canicross (people running with their dogs) -- over two days. These are exciting events for spectators and participants alike and make great photo opportunities.

The Central Maine Dryland Challenge promises to be very well attended, with participants coming from all over New England and from Pennsylvania to Canada and the midwest. The race will be sanctioned by the International Sled Dog Racing Association (ISDRA) and accredited by the International Federation of Sled Dog Sports (IFSS).

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Business After Hours
Sep
19
5:00 PM17:00

Business After Hours

We're excited to be hosting the Mid-Maine Chamber of Commerce's September Business After Hours event on September 19 from 5:30 to 7:00 pm

These events are a great opportunity to mix and mingle with other business professionals and leaders in our communities. Complimentary hors-d'oeuvres and beverages are available, as well as a 50/50 raffle and door prizes donated by area businesses.

Don't miss out on these great networking opportunities. No registration required; admission is free.

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Waterville Music Boosters Color Run
Sep
16
10:00 AM10:00

Waterville Music Boosters Color Run

Waterville Music Boosters welcomes you to join us as we run, walk, and jog while raising funds for our school!

This fun run/walk is open to EVERYONE in the community and we hope to see you there!

The My School Color Run is an untimed fun run/walk featuring a 5K. Throughout the course participants will experience color splash zones where they'll be doused in color and end with a final color toss celebration!

SHARE WITH YOUR FRIENDS WHEN YOU REGISTER
#myschoolcolorrun    #WatervilleMSCR
AND don't forget to share your pictures before/after the event!
 

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Quarry Road Summer Race Series - 3k and Awards
Aug
28
5:00 PM17:00

Quarry Road Summer Race Series - 3k and Awards

Registration opens at 5 p.m.; FREE kids fun run at 5:30 p.m.; featured race starts at 6 p.m.

The Quarry Road Summer Race Series is a fun, family-friendly, weekly trail running series. Our goal is to provide a summer of great experiences for runners in the greater Waterville area.  

Each week participants will complete different courses of varying lengths from 3k to 8k, utilizing the full extent of the Quarry Road trail system. Join us for a single race or participate all summer long to compete for the overall series title. 

For more information, please visit the Quarry Road Summer Race Series web site.

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Quarry Road Summer Race Series - 5k
Aug
21
5:00 PM17:00

Quarry Road Summer Race Series - 5k

Registration opens at 5 p.m.; FREE kids fun run at 5:30 p.m.; featured race starts at 6 p.m.

The Quarry Road Summer Race Series is a fun, family-friendly, weekly trail running series. Our goal is to provide a summer of great experiences for runners in the greater Waterville area.  

Each week participants will complete different courses of varying lengths from 3k to 8k, utilizing the full extent of the Quarry Road trail system. Join us for a single race or participate all summer long to compete for the overall series title. 

For more information, please visit the Quarry Road Summer Race Series web site.

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Quarry Road Summer Race Series - 8k
Aug
14
5:00 PM17:00

Quarry Road Summer Race Series - 8k

Registration opens at 5 p.m.; FREE kids fun run at 5:30 p.m.; featured race starts at 6 p.m.

The Quarry Road Summer Race Series is a fun, family-friendly, weekly trail running series. Our goal is to provide a summer of great experiences for runners in the greater Waterville area.  

Each week participants will complete different courses of varying lengths from 3k to 8k, utilizing the full extent of the Quarry Road trail system. Join us for a single race or participate all summer long to compete for the overall series title. 

For more information, please visit the Quarry Road Summer Race Series web site.

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Quarry Road Summer Race Series - 5k [MAKEUP of 7/17 RACE]
Jul
31
5:00 PM17:00

Quarry Road Summer Race Series - 5k [MAKEUP of 7/17 RACE]

This is the makeup date for the postponed July 17 race.

Registration opens at 5 p.m.; FREE kids fun run at 5:30 p.m.; featured race starts at 6 p.m.

The Quarry Road Summer Race Series is a fun, family-friendly, weekly trail running series. Our goal is to provide a summer of great experiences for runners in the greater Waterville area.  

Each week participants will complete different courses of varying lengths from 3k to 8k, utilizing the full extent of the Quarry Road trail system. Join us for a single race or participate all summer long to compete for the overall series title. 

For more information, please visit the Quarry Road Summer Race Series web site.

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Quarry Road Summer Race Series - 8k
Jul
24
5:00 PM17:00

Quarry Road Summer Race Series - 8k

Registration opens at 5 p.m.; FREE kids fun run at 5:30 p.m.; featured race starts at 6 p.m.

The Quarry Road Summer Race Series is a fun, family-friendly, weekly trail running series. Our goal is to provide a summer of great experiences for runners in the greater Waterville area.  

Each week participants will complete different courses of varying lengths from 3k to 8k, utilizing the full extent of the Quarry Road trail system. Join us for a single race or participate all summer long to compete for the overall series title. 

For more information, please visit the Quarry Road Summer Race Series web site.

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Quarry Road Summer Race Series - 3k
Jul
10
5:00 PM17:00

Quarry Road Summer Race Series - 3k

Registration opens at 5 p.m.; FREE kids fun run at 5:30 p.m.; featured race starts at 6 p.m.

The Quarry Road Summer Race Series is a fun, family-friendly, weekly trail running series. Our goal is to provide a summer of great experiences for runners in the greater Waterville area.  

Each week participants will complete different courses of varying lengths from 3k to 8k, utilizing the full extent of the Quarry Road trail system. Join us for a single race or participate all summer long to compete for the overall series title. 

For more information, please visit the Quarry Road Summer Race Series web site.

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Quarry Road Summer Race Series - 8k
Jun
26
5:00 PM17:00

Quarry Road Summer Race Series - 8k

This is a make-up date for the rained out June 7 race.

Registration opens at 5 p.m.; FREE kids fun run at 5:30 p.m.; featured race starts at 6 p.m.

The Quarry Road Summer Race Series is a fun, family-friendly, weekly trail running series. Our goal is to provide a summer of great experiences for runners in the greater Waterville area.  

Each week participants will complete different courses of varying lengths from 3k to 8k, utilizing the full extent of the Quarry Road trail system. Join us for a single race or participate all summer long to compete for the overall series title. 

For more information, please visit the Quarry Road Summer Race Series web site.

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