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Who Uses CARA?

Who Uses CARA?

Additionally, area citizens, State of Maine employees, and workers from adjacent businesses walk through and around the entire CARA complex from dawn to dusk daily except when weather conditions limit access. The total estimated informal recreational usage is estimated at 10,000 single and repeat trips.

Youth from the following communities participate on the CARA fields through school involvement, individual organizations, and league/tournament play:

Augusta Chelsea China Farmingdale Hallowell
Jefferson Manchester Monmouth Mount Vernon Palermo
Readfield Sidney Somerville Vassalboro Wayne
Whitefield Windsor

Augusta Little League (Rivelli and Linscott Fields):


Activity Teams/Players
Little League: Majors 4 Teams, 52 Players
Little League: Minors 6 Teams, 77 Players
Farm League: Double A 4 Teams, 49 Players
Farm League: Single A 4 Teams, 48 Players
Farm League: T-Ball 4 Teams, 41 Players
City Championship and All-Stars
Total267 267

Extended Activities

  • District 5 Tournaments
  • State tournaments
  • Clinics
  • Try-Outs
  • Practice (7 Days/Week)
  • Estimated Spectators for All Activities: 5,000

Capital Area Youth Softball Association (Beaudoin Park and Patriot Fields):

Activity Teams/Players
14-Under 4 Teams, 30 Players
12-Under 4 Teams, 36 Players
10-Under: Minors 6 Teams, 72 Players
10-Under: Majors 6 Teams, 48 Players
Maniacs – Fours Teams 4 Teams, 48 Players
Total 234

Extended Activities:

  • ASA Tournaments
  • Clinics
  • Try-Outs
  • Practice (7 Days/Week)
  • Estimated Spectators for All Activities: 5,000

Capital Area Babe Ruth League (McGuire and Morton Fields):

Activity Teams/Players
Cony High School Baseball (Varsity and Jayvee) 25
Augusta Babe Ruth League (13-15) – 7 Teams 90
Augusta Babe Ruth League (16-18) 15
Augusta American Legion – Junior and Senior 18
Cony High School Girls Soccer 40
St. Augustine and St. Mary’s Junior High Baseball 12
Total 200

Extended Activities

  • Northern Maine Class “A” Baseball Championship (Tuesday June 14th)
  • State Class “A” Baseball Championship (Saturday June 18th)
  • State Babe Ruth Baseball Championships (13 ,14 and 15 year old divisions)
  • Practice 7 days a week

Previous Years Activities

  • District 5 Babe Ruth Tournaments, State babe Ruth Tournaments, New England Babe Ruth Tournaments.
  • 15-year-old World Series Participant 1997 & 2007
  • State of Maine American Legion Tournaments
  • Major League Baseball Tryout Camps (Atlanta Braves, Boston Red Sox, Tampa Bay Rays, Pittsburgh Pirates and Cincinnati Reds)
  • Augusta Bi-Centennial Celebration hosted Baseball Clinic by Maine Guides Minor League Baseball Team
  • Estimated Spectators 5,000

Capital Area Soccer Club (Youth Memorial Field, Kennebec Savings Bank, Lipman & Katz and McGee Fields):

Activity Teams/Players
50 Teams 1,000
Fall Instructional Program 300
Total 1,300

Extended Activities

  • Regional Tournaments
  • State Tournaments
  • High School Regular Season and Playoffs
  • Practice (7 days a week)
  • Youth Soccer Programs
  • Clinics

Kennebec Valley Horseshoe Pitchers (Hewitt-Brisbee Courts):

Activity Teams/Players
90 Shooters, Once Weekly, 24 Weeks 90
3 State Tournaments (70 each) 210
1 New England Tournament (250 Shooters) 250
Total 550

Extended Activities

  • Practice When No League or Tournament Play
  • Instructional
  • Estimated Spectators for All Activities: 4,000