Caribou recreation activities

15 years ago

Co-ed softball
    Schedule for July 29-Aug. 3: Wednesday, July 29: FDC vs. ACES, 6 p.m.; Par ’n Grill vs. Caro’s Carpentry, 7:30 p.m.; Horizons vs. DFAS Red, 9 p.m.
    Friday, July 31: Sports Inn vs. Optix, 6 p.m.; Caro’s Carpentry vs. FDC, 7:30 p.m.; ACES vs. DFAS Blue, 9 p.m.
    Monday, Aug. 3: Napoli’s vs. Tim Horton’s, 6 p.m.; Loring Job Corps vs. FDC, 7:30 p.m.; Caro’s Carpentry vs. DFAS Red, 9 p.m.
Men’s softball
    Schedule for July 30: SOS/Caldwell vs. Gagnon’s Auto, 6:30 p.m. at Presque Isle pool diamond; Job Corps vs. Griffeth Ford, 6:30 p.m. at Teague Park Field.
Walking hours
    Walking hours at the Caribou Wellness and Recreation Center through Sept. 30 are 6 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday.
Funtown/Splashtown and Water Country tickets
    Discount tickets for the 2009 summer season are on sale at the Caribou Wellness and Recreation Center. The fee for Funtown/Splashtown combo ticket is $26 each and for Water Country tickets are $28 each.
Pokemon game club
    The Pokemon game club meets at the Caribou Parks and Recreation Department on Fridays throughout the summer months. The new hours are 1-3 p.m. through Aug. 7.
Outdoor swimming pool
    The outdoor swimming pool lesson program will end Aug. 5. General swim will continue through Aug. 7. The swimming pool free swim hours are as follows: Monday through Friday, 2-4 p.m. Monday and Wednesdays from 6-8 p.m. and Saturday from 1-4 p.m.
    Children six years of age and under must be accompanied on the pool deck at all times by a parent or designated guardian.
    Anyone interested in receiving Red Cross swim cards should bring $3 to the pool and testing will be completed.
Program end dates
    The Caribou Parks and Recreation Department’s baseball and softball programs will end July 31. Tennis and arts and crafts will end Aug. 4.
Pee wee soccer
    The grades 3-4 and grades 5-6 soccer program is accepting registrations for its upcoming season, which begins in August. The fee is $6.50 and is due at registration, which must be completed in person at the recreation center. Coaches are also needed for this year’s league. Call 493-4224 if interested in volunteering.
Baxter and Deboullie trips offered through rec
    There are still openings in the following CRX extreme programs, offered by the Caribou Parks and Recreation Department. Pre-registration is required for all programs.
    A two-night camping trip to Baxter State Park is being offered from Aug. 4-6 for youth entering grades 9 or 10. The park will be explored on bike, foot and through water.
    Participants will be required to provide a sleeping bag, sturdy boots, and off-road bike, a headlamp, rain gear and swimming suits. The fee is $30 for residents and $45 for non-residents.
    The Deboullie Reserve land trip Aug. 11-13 is an opportunity to spend a couple nights in the North Maine Woods and find out why people travel from all over to visit this great destination.         Participants will have a chance to bike, paddle, hike and try their luck at fishing. The program is for youths entering grades 7 or 8. The fee is $30 for residents and $45 for non-residents.
7-8 year-old pee wee baseball schedule
    Wednesday, July 29: Red vs. Purple, 1:15-2:30 p.m.
    Thursday, July 30: Purple vs. Blue, 9:30-10:45 a.m.
    Friday, July 31: Blue vs. Green, 10-11:15 a.m.; Red vs. Gray, 1:15-2:30 p.m.
    (All games are played at the Teague Park diamond.)
9-10 year-old pee wee baseball schedule
    Wednesday, July 29: Green vs. Yellow, 2:45-4 p.m.
    Friday, July 31: Orange vs. Green, 2:45-4 p.m.
    (All games are played at the Teague Park diamond.)