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Welcome to the new York Parks and Recreation website!

Welcome to York Parks & Recreation

The mission of the York Parks and Recreation Department (YPRD) is to promote health and wellness of families and the community in all of its diversity. The Parks division is responsible for the operations and maintenance of public buildings and grounds, parks, beaches, recreation facilities and all athletic fields. The Recreation division offers a wide variety of comprehensive community enrichment programs, popular camps, and tremendously successful and well attended events for participants of all ages. Collectively, we are committed to building a vibrant community and our citizens of tomorrow.

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Youth Programs

Whether you're looking for youth sports programs, athletic camps, specialty camps, or enrichment and educational programs, our youth programs provide an endless array of opportunities for students Pre-K and up! We offer youth and enrichment programs year round and offer robust summer camps. 

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Center for Active Living

The Center for Active Living, a division of York Parks and Recreation Department, is located at 36 Main Street in York Beach. The Center is dedicated to providing individuals in our community, age 50 and over, with opportunities to socialize, recreate, learn, and be well through participation in activities and programs that are designed to enrich the mind, body, and spirit.

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Special Events

York Parks and Recreation collaborates with a wide range of community partners to offer community events throughout the year. Join us throughout the year for a variety of fun and engaging activities that cater to all interests and ages. Don't miss out on these opportunities to connect with your neighbors and make lasting memories, together.

 

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Mt. Agamenticus

 

Since 1999 conservation work at Mount Agamenticus has focused on protecting the natural resources of the area by managing recreational use, remediating trails and habitats, and educating the public.

Thanks to the collaborative conservation efforts of many partners, volunteers, and donors, Mount A has become a wonderful place for the local community to enjoy the outdoors, experience its scenic beauty, and to appreciate its significance as one of “Maine’s Last Great Places.”

Featured Programs

Summer

Summer Camps

June 24th - August 16th

Our Camps are designed for Monday-Friday, all day, all week fun! Build new friendships, explore your creativity, and develop skills all while having a BLAST!

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Track & Field - Ages 6-14

June 25th-August 1st

Designed to introduce the sport at the recreation level. Participants will learn about proper stretching and conditioning exercises to avoid injury, as well as running, sprinting, shot put, and relays, and an emphasis on FUN!

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Tennis - Ages 7-15

June 24th-August 7th

These tennis lessons are for any player looking to better understand the game, improve their technique, and have fun!

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Adult Indoor Pickleball Sunday Evenings

Sundays 6:00pm-9:00pm at York Middle School

Drop In with a Punch Card!
Punch cards available online or call our office at 207-363-1040
5 Punch: $20.00
20 Punch: $80.00
Full Season Pass: $200.00

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Family Health & Fitness Day

Saturday, June 8th

This Free Event happens at York Beach Ball Field.
8:00am-9:30am - Community Yoga
9:30am-10:15am - Move & Be Balanced
10:15am-11:00am - Strong Minds & Bodies
11:00am-11:30am - Shake It Up!

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Four on the 4th Road Race

Race Starts at 7:30 a.m.

York Parks & Recreation and York Rotary are happy to announce the 2024 Annual Four on the 4th Road Race in York, Maine!

Registration opens on Monday, February 19th, 2024 at 8:00am and stays open until July 2nd, 2024 or until filled, whichever comes first. The race is limited to 1,000 participants, so register early! The first 500 registrants will be guaranteed a free race shirt. Beyond 500 registrants, shirts will be given upon availability.

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York Days

July 26th - August 4th

Look for the fireworks, annual summer lighting of the Nubble Lighthouse, and the craft fair at York Beach Ballfield.

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Senior Exercise Classes

Weekday Mornings

Join us at the Center for Active Living and enjoy classes like Shake it Up and Line Dancing in a fun and high energy environment.  

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Kayaking with Northeast Passage

TBD

The Center for Active Living partners with Northeast Passage a program of the University of New Hampshire, College of Health & Human Services, Department of Recreation Management and Policy, to provide paddling experiences for our senior community.

Sign up for our Yorks Illustrated Brochure!

The Yorks Illustrated is mailed to every household in York.  To be put on a list to be emailed a digital version, please complete this form.