Here, we go over the most FAQ (frequently asked questions) concerning things to do in Waterville, according to the pros at Maine Carpet Cleaning, an honest and reliable, family operated and owned company who has been serving the residents of Waterville, Maine for over 10 years.

Is there a listing of entertainment and arts events in Waterville?

Waterville Creates has an excellent list of arts & entertainment happenings occurring in Waterville.

What kinds of outdoor activities and recreation does the city offer?

Waterville offers a ton of playgrounds, recreational trails, fields, boat landings, etc. The Quarry Road Recreation Area includes a four-season recreation center for climbing, walking, biking, canoeing, skiing, snowshoeing, snow tubing, etc. They also feature historic walking tours and downtown walking trails. Additionally, there are seasonal events and festivals and an ice-skating rink at Alfond Youth Center as well as the Boys & Girls Club.

What are the teen and youth activities in the city?

They have a teen center inside Waterville’s south end, which is near where the skate park is situated. Waterville Public Library provides daily teen and youth activities and also has a “teen room.” The Boys and Girls Club and Alfond Youth Center offers a broad array of children’s events, activities, and services. The Parks and Recreation centers, which includes the Alfond Municipal Pool and Quarry Road Recreation Area, offer tons of outside activity opportunities. They also have arts, movie theaters, and dining/shopping opportunities.  The 5-2-1-0 Let’s Go program at Inland Hospital offers free family activities and events on a monthly basis. There also are multiple playgrounds in the city for young children. Besides other kid’s activities and programming, every year, Waterville Parks and Recreation offers an Easter egg hunt in the Head of Falls.

Does the city have a movie theatre?

For blockbuster hits, they have Flagship Cinemas. For independent movies, they have the Railroad Square Cinema. Also, Waterville Opera House features HD film events in addition to concerts, comedy shows, and plays. Waterville also houses Maine’s International Film Festival that runs for ten days each July.

Does the city have an ice-skating rink?

There’s a seasonal outside ice-skating rink at the Boys and Girls Club and Alfond Youth Center. There also is an indoor rink situated over the river in Winslow, ME.

Does the city have an annual fair that has carnival rides?

While the carnival hadn’t been in the city in some years, it returned in 2015. They expect this to continue. They also feature art fairs, the ME International Film Festival, Winter Carnival, family Harvest Festival, Taste of Waterville, etc.

Does the city contain a golf course?

Yes, they have the Pine Ridge Golf Course, as well as Waterville Country Club, which actually is situated over the Waterville line in Oakland, ME.

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