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Free & Cheap Winter Rec

Free &Cheap Ice Skating
XC Skiing &Snowshoeing
Cheapest Skiing Statewide

Free & Cheap Ice Skating

Free XC Skiing & Snowshoeing

Cheapest Ski & Snowboarding Statewide

Free Sledding & Tubing

Free & Cheap Rental Equipment

Everything Else Free & Cheap

Free Ice Skating  

Lishness Hockey Rink, Lower Mall Rink, Coffin Pond Rink

          Falmouth Rd. Seasonal Pond, Twombly Pond

             Free skating lessons at Twombly on Wed. nights

Deering OaksLudlow Pond, Payson Park, Riverside Golf Course

Androscoggin, Cumberland, Oxford, Sagadahoc, York


Cheap Ice Skating  


Free XC Skiing & Snowshoeing  

Deering Oaks

Riverside Golf Course

11 Spots to Snowshoe/Fat Tire Bike

Trail Condition Map

XC Ski Pass (free Thurs & Fri)

Free Snowshoeing & Gear

More Resources

Cheapest Ski & Snowboarding Statewide  

The rare moment around here when $50 or less is "cheap"!

Seven Days a Week


Monday, Wednesday, Thursday

Monday through Thursday

Monday through Friday


Tuesday through Sunday

Wednesday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday


Thursday, Friday 

Friday, Saturday

Friday, Saturday, Sunday

Saturday & Sunday

Free/Cheap Ski Programs

  • Most mountains offer free skiing for ages <5 -70> 

  • Free Adaptive Skiing & Snowboarding at Sunday River & Sugarloaf

  • Sunday River, Newry- Free Skiing/Rentals for local kids (RSU 10 & SAD 17, 44) and $24 for local adults. Specific dates Jan-Apr.

  • WinterKids App- $40 to register, $0-20 kid lift tickets


Free Sledding & Tubing


Free & Cheap Rental Equipment

Most recs offer free loaners to residents only but some rent to out-of-towners

Everything Else Free & Cheap  

You know us Yankees- we're thrifty folks.

Any place we can unwind outside

shakes off cabin fever,

helps us meet people,

and warms us from the inside out.

If you know a spot not listed here, 

please share it with us.

We'd be grateful to use it along with you.


Free Sledding
Free & Cheap Rental Equipment
Everythig Else Free & Cheap
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