Caribou Parks & Recreation Department Facilities
PARKS Most parks are available for group use by reservation. Forms are available at the Caribou Parks and Recreation Department office located at 55 Bennett Drive.
CARIBOU RECREATION CENTER The Recreation Center houses a multipurpose room (with retractable walls to form 1, 2, or 3 rooms), locker rooms with showers, and a game room. The Caribou Wellness and Recreation Center will be open for walking and a variety of activities from 6 a.m. to 9 p.m. from October 1 through April 30 (this date can be extended depending on weather conditions). A study room, cd player, television, and various games are available for use. The building is supervised at all times.
The Caribou Wellness Center will be open Monday thru Friday 6 am – 7 pm. and Saturdays 12-4 pm. Patrons as required to wear face masks at all times when in our facility. The building is limited to 50 maximum, at this time. Patrons may utilize the walking track and the gymnasium, shooting hoops. Only 1 on 1 will be allowed for basketball groups. Please try to maintain the 6′ distance from one another.
The weight room is now open with a maximum of 5 participants at one time. The game room are closed to the public until further notice. Anyone coming into our facility must wear a face mask. Thank you for your cooperation.
TEAGUE PARK COMPLEX Teague Park Complex houses lighted basketball courts, tennis courts, and softball field. Seasonally there is also a ice skating rink. New summer 2021 we will have a Splash pad for area youth to enjoy as well as a playground.
WALKING TRACK Area adults are welcome to walk at the Caribou Wellness and Recreation Center. Walking hours are as follows: May 1-Sept 30 Monday-Friday 6 am-6 pm and Oct 1-April 30 Monday-Friday 6 am-9 pm and Saturday 12-4 pm. Participants are asked to bring a change of shoes, as street shoes will not be allowed on the gym floor. NOTE DUE TO COVID 19 NUMBERS OUR HOURS ARE MONDAY THRU FRIDAY 6am-7pm and Saturday 12-4 pm UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE.
CARIBOU SKI TRAILS The Caribou Parks and Recreation Department operates and maintains 10 miles of groomed trails with set track, located by the Caribou Country Club, off Rt. 161. For more information, call (207) 493-4224.
SNOWMOBILE TRAILS The Caribou Parks and Recreation Department and the Caribou Snowmobile Club maintain over 110 miles of groomed snowmobile trails connecting Caribou with Presque Isle, the lakes region, Portage, Allagash, and Canada. Trail reports are available daily at the Caribou Recreation office, by checking this web site, or Thursday through Sunday on local radio stations. Maps available at www.visitaroostook.com.
ATV TRAILS Our ATV trails cover 71.5 miles. Trail maps are available at the Rec. Center. Maps available at www.visitaroostook.com.
NORTH CARIBOU PARK Accessible via Route 1 North (Van Buren Road), this park encompasses 54 acres of fields and woodlands. A softball/baseball field, basketball courts, horseshoe pits and a nature trail make this the perfect spot for a family or group picnic. Call the Rec. Center to make reservations.
COLLINS POND PARK A lovely small park located in the heart of downtown adjacent to historic Collins Pond on the south side of town. There is a large picnic pavilion with kitchen facilities. The park also is located along the 1.5-mile Collins Pond Walking/Bicycling Path and is home to Dragon World..a landscape playground. NOTICE Due to social distancing we ask that you please look ahead as you approach the boardwalk. If you see someone already on the boardwalk, please allow them to pass prior to crossing. Thank you for your cooperation in this matter. If you wish to reserve the pavilion for an event please submit a Facility Use Request Form to the Caribou Parks & Recreation Department.
PAUL SOUCIE SPORTS COMPLEX On the south shore of Collins Pond (via Sincock Street) you’ll find a lighted regulation-sized baseball field and a lighted soccer field, each of which play host to popular youth programs in the summer and fall.
HARDISON PLAYGROUND The next time you’re on South Main Street, turn on to Hardison Avenue and check out this diamond in the rough, popular with local residents. Playground equipment and picnic tables make this a nice lunch stop.
BOAT LAUNCH FACILITY Located on Lower Lyndon Street (across Route 1 from Sleeper’s) and down stream of the dam is a small public boat lunch on the Aroostook River. The section of water below the dam is a designated artificial lures only area, but boasts some of the best, easily accessible, spring fishing in the region.
SINCOCK STREET DOG PARK Located 628 Main Street. The only Maine Dog park north of Bangor. A very nice park for your pups to play and socialize. Due to COVID-19 please be mindful of social distancing. Avoid mass gatherings, no more than 10 people in the park at one time. Thank you for your cooperation. Sincock Street Dog Park FaceBook Page Link
WELLNESS CENTER is available for rental. Contact main office to obtain a Facility Use Request Form.
VAN RENTALS are available to Caribou non-profit clubs and service organizations. At this time we are not renting out our van.
SNOWSHOE & SKI RENTALS are available at the Caribou Wellness Center.