2018 Yarmouth Wellness Week

Yarmouth Chamber of Commerce Wellness Week Program!

Join the Yarmouth Chamber for a Wellness Week in May! Our mission is to create excitement for local businesses & organizations, educate on different practices & programs, and support community events & activities as they relate to Health & Wellness!


Thank you to our Sponsors! EMail MARK to become a sponsor!








Click HERE for ways to get involved in Wellness Week! What is the Chamber providing?
Free listing in our Wellness Week Brochure, and on local websites, for all registered businesses (members  & non-members) hosting events, promotions and programs in the Yarmouth Community.

Support and promotion to get the community in your door.

Advertising opportunities in printed materials, discounts for Chamber Members, and/or become a sponsor! Sponsorship plans for all budgets – week long, or for individual programs.

Saturday, May 19
Join the Yarmouth Woggers!
Walk, run or stroll with the Yarmouth Wogger crew!
Location: Royal River Park, Yarmouth
Time: 8:00 am
Maine Ultimate is partnering with Yarmouth Community Services and USA Ultimate to run a Learn to Play Clinic! No previous ultimate or disc throwing experience necessary. REGISTER HERE!
Location: Royal River Park, Yarmouth
Time: 9:00 am – 11:00 am
3rd Annual Run of the Royal

Registration is now open for the third annual Run of the Royal Corporate Canoe Challenge on Saturday, May 19, 2018, presented by Maine Beer Company. This four-leg, flat water canoe relay race supports the Royal River Conservation Trust and our plans to acquire and improve public paddling access points and shoreline habitat up and down the river, its tributaries, headwater ponds, and on Casco Bay.


Saturday, May 19: The race begins at 10:00 am. Pre-race meetings are at 9:30 am. The race starts and ends at Yarmouth History Center, East Elm Street, Yarmouth.

Vessel Safety Check and Freedom Boat Club Grand Opening

Yarmouth Boat Yard will be hosting its annual Vessel Safety Check as well as a special celebration to announce the grand opening of Freedom Boat Club! To honor the club opening, we will be having a ribbon cutting and a ceremonious christening of the boats with our partner Sea Bags in the morning then there will be food and free boat rides for guests and members of FBC to enjoy!

9:00 am: Vessel Safety Check Begins

11:00 am: FBC grand opening celebration begins with food, beer and wine available for guests to enjoy

11:30 am to 12:00 pm: Steve Arnold, Owner of YBY & FBC, speaking to all about the addition of FBC to Maine – Ceremonial Ribbon Cutting & Christening of the Boats with Partner company Sea Bags.

12:00 pm to 2:00 pm: Free boat rides

WEEK LONG: Events Mon – Fri
Casco Bay Ford FREE Vehicle Wellness Check Up and Car Wash!

We probably don’t think about the wellness of our vehicles enough but getting regular checkups throughout the year increases the safety of your vehicle and its passengers and can help avoid those surprise repairs that happen when something has gone unnoticed.

Call today and make an appointment with our service department for your FREE Wellness Week Vehicle Checkup! We’ll perform a 27-point vehicle inspection (check fluids, tires, brakes, and more!), top your washer fluid and wash your car!

You’ll also receive $10 off any service booked from your Wellness Week Checkup.

*Call our service department at 846-5577 to schedule. Must ask for the “Wellness Week Vehicle Checkup”, Valid May 19-26, 2018 only.

Fitness Trail in Royal River Park!

Get fit and enjoy the park this week by taking on the Fitness Taril Challenge May 21 through May 25. With Nine total fitness stations, take on Push-Ups, Planks, Squats and everyone’s favorite…Burpees!

Selfie Stations in Various Parks

Beginning on Monday, May 21 and continuing through Friday, May 25, explore some of the beautiful locations in Yarmouth. Enjoy hikes and have fun snapping selfies at any (or all) of the selfie stations. Locations to be posted on the Yarmouth Community Service website: http://www.yarmouthcommunityservices.org/ beginning May 14.

Brown Chiropractic

Make an appointment at Brown Chiropractic during the week for a Free Health Consult including 15 minute Trigger Point Massage by appointment only!

Call:  (207) 846-5111 to schedule your time! Sorry, offer not valid for MaineCare/ Medicare participants due to Federal Law.   

Dates: May 21 to May 25

Time: Appointment times available between  11:00 am to 3:00 pm

Royal River Books

Royal River Books is offering – 10% off All Wellness Books for the week! Stop by and see them at 355 Main Street in Yarmouth! Shop Local!


Ask the People at People’s!

Please stop by People’s United Bank in Yarmouth any time during wellness week, from May 21st though May 26th. We will have our financial wellness table set up and always have experts on hand to help guide you.

Daily Calisthenics!

Join Route 1 Fitness starting Monday, May 21 through Friday, May 25 on Rowe Field each morning from 7:00 to 7:45 am and get fit!

Location: Rowe School Athletics Field, Yarmouth

Time: 7:30 am to 8:15 am

Shine ONLY!

Come try the Y for three free visits during Yarmouth Wellness Week. We have classes and activities for everybody and every body, from Water Tai Chi to Adult Ballet, open swim to our wellness center, ‘while you’re hear child care,’ and everything in between. The Y is dedicated to strengthening the foundations of our community through our commitment to healthy living, youth development and social responsibility. We are much more than a gym – we are a cause. Come visit and see for yourself. We look forward to showing you around!”

Location: 14 Old South Freeport Road, Freeport
Dates: 5/19 to 5/26/2018
Website: www.ymcaofsouthernmaine.org

Wellness Table at Merrill Memorial Library
Stop by Merrill Memorial Library during Wellness Week to see what they have on hand for wellness reading and information. Can also inquire about borrowing State Park Passes. Stop in for more details!
Location: 215 Main Street, Yarmouth
Library Hours
Monday, Thursday, Friday & Saturday: 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
Tuesday & Wednesday: 10:00 am to 8:00 pm
Monday, May 21
Join the Yarmouth Woggers!
Walk, run or stroll with the Yarmouth Wogger crew!
Location: Royal River Park, Yarmouth
Time: 6:00 am
Yoga in the Park:
Breathe in the beauty of Yarmouth Royal River Park as you move through all levels of Vinyasa. Participants should bring a mat, towel and water bottle for this practice.
Location: Royal River Park
Time: 6:45 am to 7:45 am
Is your mortgage at the lowest rate possible? Do you have equity in your home? Are you looking for a new home and don’t know how much you can afford? Answer these questions and many more at Norway Savings Bank! Multiple residential lending bankers will be on hand all day on Monday, May 21 to discuss your individual situation, provide advice and even start an application! Refreshments will be available. Norway Savings Bank is an Equal Housing Lender.
Location: 688 US Route 1, Yarmouth
Time: 8:00 am to 4:00 pm

 Tuesday, May 22

Free Canoe Day on the Royal River with Yarmouth Community Services

Join us between 10:00 am and 7:00 pm on Tuesday, May 22 at the canoe launch located at the Yarmouth History Center (canoes must be back by 7:00 pm). For more info or to reserve an hour please call (207) 846-2406.

Location: Boat Launch at Yarmouth History Center, Yarmouth

Time: 10:00 am to 7:00 pm

Money Smart for Older Adults Seminar: Presented by Bath Savings Institution and Bay Square at Yarmouth

As the population of older adults continues to grow, so are the number of scams taking advantage of them. The Yarmouth Chamber of Commerce is partnering with Bay Square to host a “Money Smart for Older Adults” seminar.  We will cover a range of topics that can help you and your loved ones avoid possible fraud and scams. Come hear important information presented by Bath Savings, Bay Square, and the Yarmouth Chamber. Call 207-846-3984 for any questions. FREE REGISTRATION!

Location: 27 Forest Falls Drive, Yarmouth (Bay Square at Yarmouth)

Time: 10:30 am

Join the Yarmouth Woggers!
Walk, run or stroll with the Yarmouth Wogger crew!
Location: Royal River Park, Yarmouth
Time: 6:00 pm
 Wednesday, May 23

Jessica Fromuth Acupuncture

Acupuncture 101: Meet Jessica Fromuth, local Yarmouth acupuncturist and hear a talk that will explain the basics of acupuncture and answer all your burning questions.  How does it work?  What does it treat?  Can acupuncture help me with ……? How can putting needles in me possibly make me feel better?!

Jessica will explain it all in an informative and accessible presentation.  There will be time at the end for questions.  In the meantime visit her website to learn more: www.Jessicafromuth.com. FREE REGISTRATION!

Location: 118 East Elm Street, Yarmouth

Time: 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm

Kids need guidance about money to live a healthy financial life. So, bring your middle school or high school student to Norway Savings Bank to learn money basics from the experts! We’ll discuss strategies for budgeting, establishing and maintaining credit and general money management. You may even learn some tips for your own financial wellness! Refreshments will be available. Norway Savings Bank is Member FDIC.
Location: 688 US Route 1, Yarmouth
Time: 3:00 pm to 6:00 pm

Dr. Scott Glocke and his team will be having an open house and there will be an opportunity to receive a Complimentary Computerized Spinal Screening as well!

Stop in and say hello!

Location: 298 Main Street, Yarmouth

Time: 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm

Intro to Bootcamp in the Park:

Being a beginner can be a little unnerving, but in our Intro to Bootcamp class we will help ease you into the fundamentals of Calisthenics, HIIT, Tabata and Core Work. Bring a mat, towel and water bottle for this class. And bring a friend too! This class will be filled with light hearted humor and unlimited sweat potential.

Location: Royal River Park
Time: 5:30 pm to 6:30 pm

 Thursday, May 24

Rain or Shine Club: West Side Trail, 211 Gilman Road, Yarmouth 
Join the Rain or Shine Club this week in Yarmouth to celebrate Yarmouth Wellness Week sponsored by the Yarmouth Chamber of Commerce. Plentiful parking in the Fels-Groves Farm Preserve parking lot off Gilman Road. Expect a spirited hike covering a number of miles, or opt for a mountain bike ride along the mainland section of the locally famous West Side Trail, or maximize your knowledge of the stewardship history and goals of the many faceted land and access protection project at West Side Trial and Fels-Groves Farm Preserve with a simple stroll around the mile of trail crossing fels and groves. Click here for maps, directions to the trailhead, and more information about the location of this week’s Rain or Shine event.Location: Fels-Groves Farm Preserve parking lot off Gilman RoadTime: 10:00 am
AARP fraud watch presentation with People’s United Bank

People’s United Bank has proudly teamed up with AARP and the fraud watch network. On Thursday May 24th @ 10:00 a.m. we will be having a free AARP fraud watch presentation here in the branch. Learn tips and tricks to help you identify and prevent fraud. Visit our AARP kiosk and take quizzes, read articles and much much more! FREE REGISTRATION!

Location: 233 Main Street, Yarmouth

Time: 10:00 am

Mercy Hospital Presents: Cardiovascular Health in the Workplace

We welcome Erin Piontek, MD from Mercy Hospital who will be discussing high blood pressure, cardiovascular health, stress and how to best manage your wellness in the workplace. Free Blood Pressure Screenings for Attendees.  FREE REGISTRATION!

Location: 215 Main Street, YarmouthLibrary 3rd Floor

Time: 11:00 am to 12:00 pm

Lawn Games on Memorial Green with Yarmouth Community Services!

Giant Chess, Giant Connect Four, Giant Tic Tac Toe, Croquet & More!

Bring your friends & family and join us between Noon and 8:00 pm in front of Town Hall to enjoy some lawn games. For more information please call (207) 846-2406.

Location: 200 Main Street, Yarmouth Town Hall, Yarmouth

Time: 12:00 pm to 8:00 pm

Join Bethany Corchrane, who will be talking about how she used self-development to empower her road to an incredible fitness journey. She will talk about the importance of finding ways to practice gratitude and how to create a healthy morning routine to set yourself up for the day.
Location: Merrill Memorial Library, 3rd Floor
Time: 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm

Come meet Mary Lynne LaRochelle, L.M.T. who will be offering a complimentary 15 minute chair massage and learn more about her services including massage, Reiki, Polarity, CranioSacral Therapy, and AromaTouch Technique using doTERRA® essential oils.

Location: 298 Main Street (within Yarmouth Spinal Care)

Time: 2:00 pm to 5:00 pm Call (207) 233-2132 to schedule a time

Sara Sullivan Certified Nutritionist 

Do you sometimes snack on junk food because you’re too busy to put together a healthy meal? It’s time to put that habit to rest! Join Sara and learn five easy and healthy recipes that taste so good you won’t believe how quickly they can be thrown together! Quick and Easy Meals (Breakfast, snacks, lunch, dinner, dessert). FREE REGISTRATION!

Location: 59 Marina Road, Yarmouth
Time: 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm

SEATING IS LIMITED, Please make sure to register!

Friday, May 25

The Well Bee is a shop offering holistic skin & body treatments in a relaxing environment, while providing an educational and experiential approach to choosing the best natural and organic personal care products. Meet Kerry Weinrich, Certified Health & Wellness Coach!
Location: 253 Main Street, Yarmouth
Time: 10:00 am to 5:00 pm