Next week is April Break and we have some fun ideas to share with you. We’ve put together a packet full of great activities to try, as well as selected a few of our favorites for our “CApril Break Challenge.” Watch our new video for more details. We’ll post next week’s schedule on Saturday. Get excited, this is going to be GREAT!
Click here to download the packet today:
OR you can pick up a physical packet at the Community Services office on Friday from 10AM – 2PM.
Please share this with all of your Cape friends, we’re hoping to get participation from all ages!
As always, let us know if you have any questions.
In our effort to help keep you active and engaged, please find some helpful links to play games, learn, exercise, explore and be entertained.
Stay fit with free Fitness Classes. Get Active. Stay smart. Stay entertained with Nightly Opera and Broadway Shows.Tour a museum or a National Park. Take an aerial tour Bedrock Garden. Visit a zoo, farm, aquarium or safari. Play Sudoku. Take free photography lessons.
Travel! Google Maps street view will allow you to visit almost any destination around the world. Check out this view from Pompei. Visit the Great Wall of China, Yellowstone National Park, England, Colonial Williamsburg or Ellis Island.
The Cape Elizabeth School Department on March 14, 2020 announced that school will be closed for the next two weeks in efforts to prevent spread of the novel coronavirus, COVID-19. [download announcement]. Near the end of week two the situation will be reassessed and further decisions will be made.
Consequently town services including the Thomas Memorial Library, Community Services, Cape Care and After Care, Richards Pool and Fitness Center will all close effective immediately through April 1.
“This means all programs, Cape Care, After Care and library hours,” said Town Manager Matthew Sturgis. The Richards Pool, as part of the school campus and Community Services, will also be closed until April 1.
Here is a list of closures effective immediately (March 14, 2020) through April 1:
- Cape Elizabeth Schools
- All Community Services programming
- Cape Care
- After Care
- Richards Pool
- Fitness Center
- Thomas Memorial Library hours
- All Thomas Memorial Library programming
- Meetings of the Recycling Committee, School Building Committee, Planning Board, Fort Williams Park Committee, Energy Committee, Thomas Memorial Library Committee and Board of Zoning Appeals – Suspended until April 13
The pool, community services, and the Thomas Memorial Library will be closed to the public until April 1st.
As you are all aware the spread of the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) has reached Maine. Steps
are being taken by all levels of government to help contain the spread. At this time Cape Elizabeth
Community Services is planning to adjust programs and activities to minimize the spread and operate
only services deemed essential. As of Monday, March 16 th all adult programming will be suspended until
April 1 st at which time we will reassess the situation. The Fitness Center will be closed as of Friday,
March 13 th at 7:00 pm until April 1 st . Our preschool, youth and pool programs will continue until further
notice, however these programs will mirror actions taken at the school level regarding operation,
meaning if the schools close, so shall these operations. All non-essential meetings will be cancelled until
further notice. These actions are being taken in an abundance of caution to help prevent the further
spread of the virus. We are all obligated to play a part and our concerns are to minimize the spread of
COVID-19. If you have any questions, please contact us via email or phone and we will be happy to
answer your questions. We will continually update our website with any relevant information.
ATTENTION MONDAY, FEBRUARY 17
Lap Swim 7:00 – 8:00am
( 6 lanes )
Lap Swim 8:00 – 9:00am
( 2 lanes )
Water Works 8:00 – 9:00am
( 4 lanes )
Senior Swim 9:00 – 10:00am
( 6 lanes )
Lap Swim 10:00am – 2:30pm
Open Swim 10:00am – 12:00pm
3:30pm – 4:30pm
( 3 lanes )
Cape High 2:30pm – 3:30pm
( 3 lanes )
Lap Swim 2:30pm – 7:00pm
( 3 lanes 2:30-4:30pm )
Southwestern meet is being switched from today Friday Feb 7 to Monday, Feb 10. Warm is at 4:00pm, meet starts at 5:30pm. Due to weather.
Cape Elizabeth Schools are closed today.
Cape Care is closed today
Community Services morning programs are cancelled, the office will open at 10:00am
Don Richards Community Pool and Fitness Center will open at 10:00 am.