FARMINGTON — University of Maine at Farmington’s Fitness and Recreation Center recently announced the outdoor recreation activities will be offered this summer. Activities are open to both the campus and the public.

This summer’s schedule includes:

* Whitewater-kayaking clinic, July 30 and Aug. 1, 6 and 8.

* Guided flat-water/river kayaking excursions on Clearwater Lake, July 10 and Aug. 28; Wilson Lake, July 26; Bear Pond, Aug. 2; North Pond, Aug. 14 and 30; Porter Lake, Aug. 16.

* Intro to canoeing, July 17, 24 and Aug. 9; Androscoggin River, July 21.

* Overnight canoe/kayak camping on Porter Lake Island, Aug. 3 and 4.

* White water rafting,Kennebec River, Aug. 12.

* Biking Trips: Flint Woods, July 12; Whistle Stop Rail Trail in Farmington, Aug. 21; Carrabassett River Rail Trail, Aug. 7; Androscoggin River Trail, July 24.

* Hiking: Tumbledown, July 14; Poplar Falls, July 28; Appalachian Trail Club, Aug. 18.

* Geocaching, July 9 , 23, Aug. 9 and 23.

* Scuba diving, July 16 and Aug. 14.

* Wilderness and remote first aid course, July 9, 11, 16, 18, 23, 25,30 and Aug. 1.

Rental of equipment is available on a first-come-first-served basis. For detailed time, cost and location information or a complete list of rental equipment and cost, visit frc.umf.maine.edu and go to “Mainely Outdoors” or call 778-7495.


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