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Santa in the Park -- Saturday, December 1

posted by Nicole Hall

Bundle up and gather with friends, family, and neighbors in Memorial Park where we’ll all be waiting anxiously for Santa’s be hot cocoa and goodies provided by Scarborough Rotary, firepits to warm up by, live music, activities, and fireworks to end the night!

Date: Saturday, December 1
Time: 5:00 to 6:30 pm
Location: Memorial Park
Cost: FREE

Basketball Game Schedules Now Available

posted Nov 6, 2018, 9:36 AM by Nicole Hall

The game schedules for the Basketball 2018 season are now available to view and print. 

Community Services Day at Maine Red Claws -- February 24

posted Nov 5, 2018, 8:01 AM by Nicole Hall

Looking for something fun to do at the end of the February school vacation week? The Maine Red Claws have invited Scarborough to join them for a Sunday afternoon game against the Windy City Bulls. They have reserved the ENTIRE Section 13 for our group and are offering seats at $15 each! They are also throwing in these extra bonuses for us:
  • With every ticket purchased, you will receive a FREE Red Claws Hat!
  • We have been given 60 spaces for Scarborough kids to participate in some fun fan experiences, including being part of the high-five tunnel as the players enter the arena or standing on the floor during the National Anthem. These fan packages are offered to customers on a first-bought, first-served basis. Please contact Scarborough Community Services at 207-730-4150 or email us at after you purchase your tickets to put your child(ren)'s name(s) on our list.
  • $2 of every ticket will be donated to the Scarborough Community Services Scholarship Fund, helping local children, families, and senior citizens participate in recreational activities all year round.

Sunday, February 24
1:00 pm game (Gates open 12:00 pm)
Portland Expo
$15 each
150 seats available

Discounted Maine Mariners Tickets

posted Nov 5, 2018, 8:00 AM by Nicole Hall

The Maine Mariners are offering the opportunity for the Town of Scarborough to attend games at a significantly discounted price! Purchase center-ice tickets online for just $15 each (normally $22 each)!

Discount link is valid through February 7 for the following games:

  • Friday, February 8 at 7:15 pm (Cinncinnati Cyclones)
  • Saturday, February 9 at 6:00 pm (Greenville Swamp Rabbits)
  • Sunday, February 10 at 3:00 pm (Wheeling Nailers)

Buy Tickets NOW!

NEW! Dance Classes for Ages 2-12

posted Nov 2, 2018, 12:36 PM by Nicole Hall

We are partnering with Scarborough Dance Center to offer a variety of dance classes this winter season. Classes will be held in the Scarborough Dance Center facility, located at 26 Oak Hill Terrace, and will be taught by professional, knowledgeable, and patient teachers. Registration begins Tuesday, November 6, for all classes. 

For more details about each class, you may contact Scarborough Dance Center at

Creative Movement with Miss Melissa -- Ages 2-3

These classes will encourage participants to express themselves through movement. The class goals are to help young dancers build confidence, coordination, and self-expression.

 Session 1:              1/7 to 2/25 (No class 1/21)

Session 2:              3/11 to 4/22 (No class 4/15)


10:00 to 10:30 am

$65 per session

Ballet/Jazz with Miss Miranda -- Ages 3.5-5

A great class to introduce your child to two of the most popular forms of dance: Ballet, the foundation for all dance that teaches grace, strength, and technique, and Jazz, a combination of theater, ballet, and modern dances.

Session 1:              1/8 to 2/12

Session 2:              3/5 to 4/9


1:00 to 1:45 pm

$70 per session


Hip Hop with Miss Amanda -- Ages 6-8

Hip Hop combines the newest moves in street dancing as well as what you would see in music videos.  A high energy class and a great aerobic workout.  We incorporate new styles of hip hop with the old.

Session 1:              1/4 to 2/8

Session 2:              3/1 to 4/5             


5:00 to 5:45 pm

$70 per session


Hip Hop with Miss Amanda -- Ages 8-12

Session 1:              1/4 to 2/8

Session 2:              3/1 to 4/5             


4:15 to 5:00 pm

$70 per session

Changes to Spectrum Channels 2 and 3 -- Effective November 27

posted Nov 1, 2018, 5:45 AM by Nicole Hall   [ updated Nov 2, 2018, 12:21 PM ]

On November 27, 2018, Channel 2 and 3 new locations will be on channel 1301 and 1302. This will be carried in the basic service tier. Customers will be required to have a Spectrum Receiver on each TV. If you have an existing set-top-box, digital transport adapter (DTA), or retail device with a CableCARD on each TV, you will be unaffected by this change. Otherwise, to order your Spectrum Receiver(s), please go to or call 1-844-278-3409 and Charter will ship a self-installation kit directly to your home at no additional cost. You can also visit the Windham, Saco, Lewiston or Portland Cable Stores to pick up your equipment. If you need equipment, customers are eligible to receive a converter at no additional charge for a limited period of time. Please note, if customers have TV(s) without equipment issued by Spectrum, you will lose the ability to view channels.

Shawnee Peak Snow Sports Program Information

posted Oct 31, 2018, 11:55 AM by Nicole Hall   [ updated Oct 31, 2018, 11:57 AM ]

Back my popular demand, Scarborough Community Services is once again offering this 5-week downhill snow sports program to Grades 4-8 students. Registration opens Tuesday, November 6, and must be completed in the Community Services Office at Town Hall due to necessary paperwork. 

Please feel free to print the registration packet and fill out ahead of time. Please note that if you complete the registration forms in our office, we do require your child's insurance information. We can accept cash, check, or debit card payments for this program.

01/15 to 02/12/2019
Departs at 3:30 pm from Wentworth Parking Lot
Returns at approximately 9:15 pm

OPTIONS (ALL include transportation)
Lift Only . . . . . . . . . . . $245
Lift and Lesson . . . . . . .$320
Lift and Rental . . . . . . . $320
Lift, Lesson, Rental . . . .$410
Bus Only . . . . . . . . . . . $155

COURTESY POST: Gorham Youth Wrestling Program Open to Scarborough Participants

posted Oct 30, 2018, 12:36 PM by Nicole Hall

Wolfpack Wrestling, a youth wrestling program, is starting up in Gorham and they are opening up the program to Scarborough residents. The program is open to
 boys and girls in Grades K-6 and is held December through April. If you are interested in learning more, Gorham Rec will be holding a parent meeting on December 3 so you may meet the coaches and learn more about schedules, practices, meets, etc. More information and online registration may be found online at

Parent Meeting
Monday, December 3
5:30 pm
Shaw Gym, Gorham

Mondays -- 5:30 to 7:30 pm -- Shaw Gym
Tuesdays and Thursdays -- 5:30 to 7:30 pm -- Little Falls Activity Center
Wrestlers can attend one, two, or all practice sessions each week

February and April Vacation Camps -- Registration Opens November 6

posted Oct 30, 2018, 12:18 PM by Nicole Hall

February and April Vacation Weeks

Need something fun for your child to do during the school vacation breaks? Send them to our Vacation Experience Camps! These programs are open to students in Grade K to 8 and registrations are processed on a first-come, first-served basis. This program incorporates a variety of planned activities and field trips. Activities includes arts and crafts, gym time, and outdoor play. All field trips scheduled during this program are not optional as all staff members attend each trip. Participants must bring a lunch, snacks, and a drink or water bottle daily. A more detailed schedule of activities.trips will be made available online one month prior.

Registration will be accepted up to one week prior to the programs beginning or until they are full. There will be 100 spots open for each camp so DO NOT wait!


If you are already part of our child care program, there is no fee to register for your normal-care days but you do need to pre-register for staffing/planning purposes. Child care participants may register in person or you may send an email to with your child's name and your requested days. We must receive the emailed request no later than February 1 for February Vacation and April 1 for April Vacation. All registrants should receive an email receipt to confirm their child's enrollment. If you do not receive one, please follow-up with a phone call before the deadline date.


Not a participant in the child care programs? You may register in person at the Community Services Office or online. Payment is due in full upon registration. Early registration discounts are available for this program so register early!  Registrations will be accepted after the deadline as long as space permits. 

February Vacation Week 
02/19 to 02/22/2019
7:00 am to 6:00 pm 
Wentworth School
$260 per week or $65 per day**

April Vacation Week 
04/16 to 04/19/2019
7:00 am to 6:00 pm 
Wentworth School
$260 per week or $65 per day**

** Early registration discounts available. As long as you register at least one month prior, you will pay $185 for the week or $50 per day.

Winter-Spring 2018-19 Brochure Now Available Online

posted Oct 23, 2018, 9:53 AM by Nicole Hall   [ updated Oct 23, 2018, 10:09 AM ]

Now available to view and print online. . . the 2018-19 Winter-Spring program brochure. This brochure covers the months of December through May for all
senior, adult, and youth programming.

All current 55+ members have been mailed a copy of the brochure. Paper copies will be available to pick up in the Community Services Office beginning next week. Copies will also be available at the Scarborough Public Library.

Registration opens at 8:00 am on Tuesday, November 6.
55+ non-members may register beginning Tuesday, November 13.

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