TOPSHAM — The Topsham Parks and Recreation Department has announced several programs for the fall.

To register for a program, go to

TOP Soccer

This adaptive soccer league for children with learning challenges or disabilities, ages 8-15.

Come join volunteer coordinators and members of the Mt. Ararat girls varsity soccer team for this organized soccer experience.

Participants who register will receive a ball and jersey.

This program began Sept. 9 and runs for eight weeks at the Foreside Road Field from 4 p.m. to 5 p.m.

Cost to register is $20, additional $5 non-resident fee.

Girls ice hockey clinic

This is a free program for girls of all ages who want to try ice hockey.

The clinic will be held on Oct. 20. Players need to arrive at 2:15 p.m. to be fitted for skates and equipment.

Free loaner hockey equipment provided at the rink. Experienced coaches will provide a fun and safe experience.

Current players (girls only) are welcome to bring a friend and join us on the ice.

Limited to 30 participants.

The clinic will by held at Travis Roy Arena in Yarmouth.

Sponsored by the Maine Girls Ice Hockey Association.

For more information go online to

Travel field hockey

Girls in grades 3-6 are welcome to join this program which began Sept. 7, and runs from 5:15 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. at Mt. Ararat High School.

The eight-week league cost $30, and is for those attending School Administration District 75 students.

Equipment packages are available by calling the Parks and Recreation Department at 725-1726.

Candlepin Bowling

Starts Oct. 6 at the Bowling Bowl in Brunswick.

This 10-week program includes instruction, shoes and strings. Lessons begin at 11 a.m.

For children ages 8-14. Topsham residents cost $35, $45 non-residents.

Forms available online or in our office.

Cross country

This program began on Sept. 5, and will run for seven weeks at the Foreside Recreation Area.

Practices are being held on Mondays, Wednesdays and Thursdays at 5 p.m.

Beginning Mid-September, meets will take place at various Mid-Coast communities on Wednesdays. Parents are responsible for transportation, a schedule of meets/directions will be available.

This program is available to children 6–12 years of age, children 6-7 will require parental supervision, Shirts will be provided.

Registration is $30, $40 for non-residents.