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2019 Maine Ski Swaps

Does gearing up for winter sports mean all new gear?If your kids who seem to outgrow things by the second, you’re not alone! Thankfully, organizations across the state of Maine are planning ski swaps and sales this fall to help ease the burden on your wallet!Many even allow you to bring in the outgrown gear, so you can clean out while you gear up!

We’ll be adding dates to this list as we become aware of them, so be sure to check back, and if you know of any we should add to the list, feel free to comment below and let us know (please include a link to more info if you can).


10/12/19: The Rack’s 2nd annual Rack Tailgate Ski & Swap will be from 9am-3pm. MORE INFO10/12-12/14/19: Happy Tunes’ 21st annual ski & kayak sale. MORE INFO10/19/19: Penobscot Valley Ski Club annual ski sale will be from 8:00am to 2:00pm at the Bangor Parks and Rec building. MORE INFO10/25 & 10/26/19: Bethel Outing Club’s 38th annual ski swap/sale will be at the Gould Academy Field House. MORE INFO10/26/19: Central Maine Ski Club’s Ski & Skate swap will be from 9am-3pm at George J. Mitchell School in Waterville. MORE INFO


11/2/19: The Freeport Ski Boosters Annual Ski Swap & Sale will be from 9:30am to 12:30pm at the Freeport High School gym. MORE INFO11/2/19: Alspeed Cyclery & Snow’s ski swap will be from 10am-6pm at their Portland location. MORE INFO11/3/19: Brunswick Parks & Rec’s 52nd annual a ski & skate sale will be 1pm-4:30pm at the Bruswick Recreation Center. MORE INFO11/9/19: Agamenticus Ski Club’s bi-annual used equipment swap will happen from 9am-3pm at the York Middle School Cafeteria. MORE INFO11/9/19: Gorham Bike & Ski’s used downhill ski, snowboard and cross country ski tent sale will happen from 9am-1pm. MORE INFO11/9 & 11/10/19: Auburn Ski Association’s annual Ski Swap will be from 1pm-4pm (Saturday) and 9am-2pm (Sunday) at Auburn Middle School. MORE INFO11/23-11/24/19: Camden Hills Regional High School’s annual ski sale will happen 9am-1pm (Saturday), and 10am-1:30pm (Sunday) at the Camden Hills Regional High School. MORE INFO11/23/19: Big Rock Mountain’s annual ski swap will happen from 10am-2pm. MORE INFO11/23/19: Yarmouth Ski Club’s ski sale & swap will happen from 9am-12pm at Yarmouth Elementary. MORE INFO11/24/19: Falmouth Ski Club’s annual ski sale and swap will be from 9am-12:00pm in the Falmouth Middle School Cafeteria11/30/19: Downeast Ski Club’s ski sale will be from 8am-4:30pm at the Portland Expo. MORE INFO


12/7/19: The Greely Ski Swap will be from 9am-1pm at the Greely High School Gymnasium in Cumberland.

Mark your calendars, and we’ll see you out there!

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We’re proud to partner with Macaroni Kid, and Josh will be there to represent WinterKids from 11-3. We hope you’ll join the fun, and swing by the WinterKids table to say hello!

Admission is FREE to enjoy Touch-a-Truck, food trucks, vendors, music, performances, kids’ activities and more!


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