UNE in the winter

Looking for something to do at UNE this winter?!?

Kickin it with Kristin columnist Kristin Robert shares fun activities to do on and off campus.

Skiing and Snowboarding

There are a bunch of local mountains that you can go skiing and snow tubing at. SundayRiver is located in Newry,Maine. UNE offers weekend vans to the mountain through the club Ride 24/7. If you are interested sign ups for the vans are located at the Campus Center Box Office! Another local mountain to go skiing and snowboarding at is Sugarloaf, located in Carrabassett Valley, Maine. As well as van signups, student ski passes are also available at the Box Office which is good for 3 different mountains. Don’t know how to ski but want to learn? Take a trip to the Lost Valley Ski Area on Sunday February 19 from 8am – 5pm.

Cross Country Skiing

If you are interested in going cross country skiing, there are trips offered by the university’s Outdoor Recreation. Trips to Harris Farm are available on Sunday February 12 and Saturday February 25. If you have never cross country skied before, but are interested in learning how to do so, there is an opportunity available Saturday February 11 from 12 – 2pm right on campus. FMI, go to the Box office to sign up!!

Snowshoeing or Ice Fishing

Don’t like skiing or aren’t interested in learning how? There are also opportunities available to go snowshoeing! Also on Saturday February 25 is a trip to Harris Farm to go snowshoeing. Ice Fishing is also available on Saturday February 18 from 9am – 5pm. For any information on how to sign up for these trips, go to the Campus Center Box Office!

Indoor Activities

Not a fan of winter activities, but want to get off campus? There are lots of fun activities to participate in available at discounted prices through the Box Office. There are movie tickets, bowling passes, and even passes to go rock climbing.

Get in Shape

Don’t forget if you set a New Years Resolution to get in shape that there are ample cardio club classes to help you work out in a fun environment. Schedules are located throughout the campus center.

As always I hope you all have a great second semester and an even better winter season! Stay tuned in for more fun things to do around here, both on and off campus! And remember to stay warm and enjoy all that Maine and our own campus have to offer!


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