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Help Kids in Maine Enjoy Winter! Donate Snowshoes to the WinterKids Snowshoe Drive.

Have some old snowshoes at home? Donate them during our WinterKids Snowshoe Drive to help families in Maine access the great outdoors this winter!  Staying active in the winter is…

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2020 Maine Ski Swaps

If your kids seem to outgrow things by the second, you’re not alone! COVID-19 is affecting the schedule of ski swaps you’ve come to rely on, but thankfully, there are…

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Proud Beneficiaries of the 2019 Maine Marathon

WinterKids is honored to be this year’s race beneficiary, so by signing up, you’re not just challenging yourself to participate in this event, but you’ll be helping WinterKids continue to expand critical programs that get kids outside and active year-round across Maine and New Hampshire!

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Challenge Yourself to Something New: The Dynamic Fit Challenge at Pineland Farms!

Stuck in the same old race rut? Why not challenge yourself to something new? The Dynamic Fit Challenge, coming up on Saturday, September 14 at Pineland Farms (New Gloucester, ME) is here to help you break the rut!

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Get Ready for the First Annual Summer Fest with Macaroni Kid July 13!






This summer is shaping up to be jam-packed with fun, affordable things to do with the family, and the first annual Summer Fest with Macaroni Kid at the Maine Mall on July 13 is no exception!


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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Welcome to Winter Festival 2019

On January 19, 2019, we celebrated our annual WinterKids Welcome to Winter event in Portland’s Payson Park! All photos are courtesy of Stephen Davis Phillips Photography.

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Beach to Beacon 2018 Kids’ Fun Run

Highlights from the Kids’ fun run at the 2018 TD Beach to Beacon 10K Road Race, courtesy of Stephen Davis Phillips Photography!

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Volunteer Appreciation Night 2018 With the Sea Dogs

So much fun celebrating the hard work our volunteers do for us all year long, along side so many other incredible non profits from around Maine! Thank you volunteers! We…

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Nordic Skiing Fun with Portland Nordic

Thanks so much to Portland Nordic for a great day out on the snow! All photos are courtesy of Stephen Davis Phillips Photography.

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Welcome to Winter Festival, 2018

The Welcome to Winter Festival is brought to you by WinterKids and Portland Maine Parks, Recreation & Facilities Department. Each year, hundreds of Mainers experience the thrill of sledding, snowshoeing,…