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The Bicycle Coalition of Maine sponsors weekly rides across the state. Also check out their event calendar.

Casco Bay Movers Dance Studio offers classes for both kids and adults.

Casco Bay Sports is a locally run sports management company that organizes adult sports leagues, including bowlingbasketball, and soccer.

Dancing in Maine is a directory of dance resources in Maine, including dance organizations, venues, instructors, and an events calendar.

EVO Portland is Maine's newest and largest indoor climbing gym. The facility has 16,000 square feet of climbing surface and welcomes all levels of ability: beginner, intermediate, advanced lead climbing, speed climbing, and bouldering. There are programs for kids ages three and up, as well as youth summer camps, adult classes, yoga, and zumba.

Fleet Feet Maine Running sponsors a variety of running groups and training programs for both new and serious runners in Portland. 

Maine Ballroom offers dance classes in many styles, from ballroom dancing to Salsa to Argentine Tango.

Maine Belly Dance offers authentic Arabic belly dancing classes and special events.

Maine Triathlon Events Calendar lists the numerous triathlons in Maine every year.

The Mainiac Swing Dance Society holds workshops, dances, and special events throughout the state, including Port City Swing's First and Third Friday Swing Dances at The Woodford's Club in Portland.

Riverton Pool, Reiche Pool, and the outdoor Kiwanis Pool offer swim lessons for children and adults, adult aerobics, open swim, and rental opportunities. Check out the schedules of these public pools.

Portland Community Rowing Association offers both competitive and recreational rowing opportunities to kids and adults from Portland’s East End Beach.

Portland Department of Recreation sponsors a variety of recreational activities for adults, including yoga classes, a soccer league, and group trips to Boston Red Sox games.

Beginners and dodgeball veterans alike can dip, dive, duck, and dodge their way to athletic enjoyment with the Portland Dodgeball League.

Portland Ice Arena has public skating hours from July through April and ice-skating lessons for both kids and adults. It’s also home to the Casco Bay Hockey Association.

Portland Porpoise Swim Club has swim teams for ages six through 24.

Portland YMCA has a pool and fitness center, and offers classes for kids and adults throughout the year. Here’s how to join.

PortSports is a co-ed social club sponsoring charity-based casual sports leagues, social and charity events, and sport-based excursions throughout the year.

Porttango lists Portland Argentine tango classesevents, and more.

The Racket and Fitness Center is Maine’s largest indoor tennis facility, with nine air conditioned tennis courts, racquetball and wallyball courts, and a fully equipped fitness center.

Rosa Noreen is a belly dance performer and teacher based in Portland. Learn more about her classes.