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The benefits of participating in youth athletics go beyond physical health. Our programs develop more than skills—they develop character, learn sportsmanship, teamwork and the values of caring, honesty, respect and responsibility. Your child will make new friends, learn new skills and gain self-confidence while participating in fun and safe athletics programs. 

Beth LaFountain, Athletic Director
Troy Johnson, Asst. Athletic Director


Three Ways to Register

1. In Person at the AYCC

2. By Phone 207-873-0684

3. Register Online

We are always looking for Volunteer Coaches!

Please call 207-873-0684 for
daily gym availability.


Rec & Travel Basketball have begun for Winter 2022-2023! 

Rec basketball

practices 1-2 times per week with Saturday games.

$50.00/Members  $65/Non-Members

Travel Basketball

practices 1-2 times per week with Saturday home & semi-local away games.

$60.00/Members  $675/Non-Members


  • Financial Assistance is available for both programs.

  • Youth must register and participate in Rec Basketball to become part of a Travel Basketball Team. 


Learn to Skate / Learn to Play & 

Central Maine Youth Hockey Assoc.

The AYCC has recently partnered with

CMYHA in an effort to increase involvement in youth hockey with opportunities who have not played before to learn how to skate!

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Beth will join the AYCC team in early January.


Youth Softball Clinics

Days        Sundays

Dates      January 15, 22, 29 & 

                February 19 & 26

Time       2:30-5:00pm

Where    AYCC's Gymnasiums

Who       Ages 8-14

Fees       $25/session or $125 for all five

Learn More




     126 North Street, Waterville

Maine's Fenway

      Camp Tracy Meadows, Oakland

Purnell-Wrigley Field

       47 Mathews Ave, Waterville

Reed Field

        Armory Rd, Waterville

Youth Softball Clinics
Youth Basketball
AYCC Baseball Academy
Maine Baseball Academy

Begins Jan 8

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Each session will focus on different aspects of the game. Coaches from high school, and college, as well as coaches and former MLB players, will participate in guest speaking and instructing.

Register for our 8-week or daily baseball training course - just in time for the Spring Sports Season!

8-Week Session

Limit of 12











Daily Option

Limit of 25


Sun, Jan 15

Sun, Jan 22

Sun, Jan 29

Mon, Feb 6

Mon, Feb 13

Sun, Feb 19

Sun, Feb 26

Sun, Mar 1









Three ways to register:

1. Register in person at the AYCC

2. Register via phone at 207-873-0684 3. Register online HERE

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Coaching Staff

Steve Lockard


Steve is a personal baseball instructor and has been coaching and playing for the last 26 years. He currently plays in the Maine Woods Baseball League and competes in events in Florida and Arizona.

Formerly from Texas, he has coached at the Little League,High School, travel, and select levels. He has coached 9 district championships, 5 regional titles, 3 appearances in the state finals and 1 Texas state championship.

He is currently an instructor for New England Sports Camps and works with several amateur athletes in the Central Maine area. He was formerly employed by the Texas Rangers majority owner and is acquainted with and trained under many D-1 collegiate coaches.

Ken Walsh

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Ken’s whole life has centered around playing, coaching, and developing baseball opportunities. Ken created and developed the two licensed MLB replica ball fields, Maine’s Fenway and Purnell-Wrigley.

He and his team hosted many tournaments including Districts, States, New England’s and the Cal Ripken World Series.

Ken is an assistant coach at Colby College and is the direct link to the Major League Baseball Alumni Players Association that has brought in over 120 former MLB players to Central Maine to conduct clinics. Ken continues to play in the Men’s Baseball leagues competing in the Roy Hobbs World Series and Major Senior Baseball League US Championships. He is a Board member of the Baseball United Foundation and the Irish American Baseball Society. Ken was recently inducted to the State of Maine Baseball Hall of Fame in 2022.

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