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Kayak rentals at on-site marina

FAMILY ACTIVITIES PROGRAM

Activities abound at The Nonantum Resort, including an outdoor heated swimming pool, seasonal Activities Tent (mid-June to Labor Day), scenic lobster boat tours on the Rugosa, deep sea fishing charters on the Libreti Rose, sailing cruises aboard the Pineapple Ketch, kayak and bicycle rentals, stand-up paddle board demonstrations, guided walks, and lawn games!

2015 Activities Schedule 

*Subject to change

 Monday 

8-10am Let's get creative kids!
  • Join our talented activities staff for a fun morning of complimentary crafts
    *Parents may choose to stay and supervise their children - or, if you would like child care during this activity, please sign your child in with our activities staff. $10per child. Children must be 5 years or older.  

8am-8pm Games Galore!
  • Set up on our back lawn for you to enjoy at your leisure. Ping Pong, Basketball, Shuffle Board, Corn Hole Toss just to name a few. Come play! 
10-11am Scenic Walk 
  • You’re invited to take a scenic walk with one of our managers while learning about local attractions that make Kennebunkport such a spectacular destination. Wear comfortable clothing and bring your camera! If you have younger children who would rather stay behind, we have child care available with our activities staff. ($10 per child, minimum 1 hour)
11am-1 Face Painting 
  • Come one, come all! If you would rather have something painted on your hand or arm, we can do that! 
11:00, 11:30am and 12 Noon Morning Crabbing
  • Please sign your child up in activities for one of the 30 minute time slots. Children must be 5 years or older. Space is limited to six children at a time due to dock space and safety for all our guests. We offer this activity daily, weather permitting.
3:00, 3:30pm Afternoon Crabbing  
  • Please sign your child up in activities for one of the 30 minute times.Children must be 5 years or older. Space is limited to six children at a time due to dock space and safety for all our guests. We offer this activity daily, weather permitting. Note: We will not have crabbing equipment available for use by guests due to dock/marina space and safety.
3:30-4:00pm Cooking Demo 
  • Join one of our talented chefs in our main lobby for a fun cooking demonstration! Sample the tasty treat and receive a recipe for you to re-create at home.
4:00-5:30pm Evening Follow Me Kayaking 
  • Enjoy a leisurely paddle on the river while taking in the sights and sounds of nature, boats and area attractions. Weather permitting. Please sign up by 3:30pm. Space is limited. Kayak Rental fee applies: $25 single/ $45 tandem.
5:30-8pm Music and Movement 
  • Kids can enjoy a fun creative introduction to hand drumming, percussion and wind instruments all while adding different styles of movement. Music & Movement, offered in conjunction with Barbara Fraser from River Tree Arts, will create a music circle with instruments from around the world. View flyer. July 6-Aug. 24. $40 per child, ages 4-13, includes 2 hours of fun and a kid’s meal dinner. (Reservations recommended. Sign up with Activities by 4pm). 
4:30-5:00pm Family Scavenger Hunt 
  • Come have some fun with us before dinner!
8:00-10pm Teen Movie Night under the activities tent 
  • Ages 13-19 years (PG13). Complimentary popcorn

Tuesday

8-10am Let's get Creative Kids 
  • Join our talented activities staff for a fun morning of complimentary crafts
    *Parents may choose to stay and supervise their children - or, if you would like child care during this activity, please sign your child in with our activities staff. $10per child. Children must be 5 years or older.  
8am-8pm Games Galore!
  • Set up on our back lawn for you to enjoy at your leisure. Ping Pong, Basketball, Shuffle Board, Corn Hole Toss just to name a few. Come play! 
11am-1:00 Face Painting
  • Come one, come all! If you would rather have something painted on your hand or arm, we can do that!
11:00,11:30am and Noon Morning Crabbing
  • Please sign your child up in activities for one of the 30 minute time slots. Children must be 5 years or older. Space is limited to six children at a time due to dock space and safety for all our guests. We offer this activity daily, weather permitting.
11am-4pm Chair Massages under the Gazebo
  • Aim to Be Well massage therapists will be on-site to offer seaside relaxation. (Fees apply and vary based on the amount of time you would like. Weather permitting)
12:00-1:00pm Stand Up Paddle Board (SUP) Demos provided by Aquaholics Surf Shop
3:00 and 3:30pm Afternoon Crabbing 
  • Please sign your child up in activities for one of the 30 minute times. Children must be 5 years or older. Space is limited to six children at a time due to dock space and safety for all our guests. We offer this activity daily, weather permitting. Note: We will not have crabbing equipment available for use by guests due to dock/marina space and safety.
4:30-5:30pm Guest Appreciation Party / Kids' Appreciation Party
  • Meet & greet other kids while your folks attend the managers' wine & cheese reception. Kids can enjoy complimentary freeze pops, freeze tag and freeze dance! 
7:30-9:00pm Family Campfire Sing-a-long and Marshmallow Roast
  • Join us on the back lawn for some fun family time. Meet other guests. Roast marshmallows! All while our talented Nonantum guitarist entertains!

Wednesday

8-10am Let's get Creative Kids 
  • Join our talented activities staff for a fun morning of complimentary crafts
    *Parents may choose to stay and supervise their children - or, if you would like child care during this activity, please sign your child in with our activities staff. $10per child. Children must be 5 years or older.  
8am-8pm Games Galore!
  • Set up on our back lawn for you to enjoy at your leisure. Ping Pong, Basketball, Shuffle Board, Corn Hole Toss just to name a few. Come play! 
11am-1:00 Face Painting
  • Come one, come all! If you would rather have something painted on your hand or arm, we can do that!
11:00am, 11:30am and Noon Morning Crabbing
  • Please sign your child up in activities for one of the 30 minute time slots. Children must be 5 years or older. Space is limited to six children at a time due to dock space and safety for all our guests. We offer this activity daily, weather permitting.
3:00 and 3:30pm Afternoon Crabbing 
  • Please sign your child up in activities for one of the 30 minute times. Children must be 5 years or older. Space is limited to six children at a time due to dock space and safety for all our guests. We offer this activity daily, weather permitting. Note: We will not have crabbing equipment available for use by guests due to dock/marina space and safety.
3:00-4:30 Teen Painting Party 
  • Create an original piece of art work by you! $35 pp, includes creative instruction and all supplies. Must be 13 years or older. Please sign up by 2pm
5:30-7:30pm Princess & Pirate Party 
  •  An evening of enchantment and adventure! Ages 4-9. $35 per child. Includes 2 hours of fun, pizza, beverage and gift bag! Reservations requested. Space is limited.
8:00-9:00 Camp Fire & S'mores Under the Stars 
  •  End your day in front of a warming fire and enjoy the stars! S’mores kits available for purchase $5 per kit. Weather permitting

Thursday

8-10am Let's get Creative Kids 
  • Join our talented activities staff for a fun morning of complimentary crafts
    *Parents may choose to stay and supervise their children - or, if you would like child care during this activity, please sign your child in with our activities staff. $10per child. Children must be 5 years or older.  
9:30am-12 Music and Movement 
  • Kids can enjoy a fun creative introduction to hand drumming, percussion and wind instruments all while adding different styles of movement. Music & Movement, offered in conjunction with Barbara Fraser from River Tree Arts, will create a music circle with instruments from around the world. View flyer. July 9, 16 & 23, August 6, 13, 20 & 27th. $40 per child, ages 4-13, includes 2 hours of fun and a kid’s meal lunch. (Reservations recommended. Sign up with Activities by 8am). 
8am-8pm Games Galore!
  • Set up on our back lawn for you to enjoy at your leisure. Ping Pong, Basketball, Shuffle Board, Corn Hole Toss just to name a few. Come play! 
11am-1:00 Face Painting
  • Come one, come all! If you would rather have something painted on your hand or arm, we can do that!
11:00, 11:30am and Noon Morning Crabbing
  • Please sign your child up in activities for one of the 30 minute time slots. Children must be 5 years or older. Space is limited to six children at a time due to dock space and safety for all our guests. We offer this activity daily, weather permitting.
12:00-1:00pm Follow Me SUP (Stand-Up Paddle Boarding)
11am-4pm Chair Massages under the Gazebo
  • Aim to Be Well massage therapists will be on-site to offer seaside relaxation. (Fees apply and vary based on the amount of time you would like. Weather permitting)
3:00 and 3:30pm Afternoon Crabbing 
  • Please sign your child up in activities for one of the 30 minute times. Children must be 5 years or older. Space is limited to six children at a time due to dock space and safety for all our guests. We offer this activity daily, weather permitting. Note: We will not have crabbing equipment available for use by guests due to dock/marina space and safety.
4:30-5:30pm Guest Appreciation Party / Kids' Appreciation Party
  •  Meet & greet other kids while your folks attend the managers' wine & cheese reception. Kids can enjoy complimentary freeze pops, freeze tag and freeze dance! 
7:30-9:00pm Family Campfire Sing-a-long and Marshmallow Roast
  • Join us on the back lawn for some fun family time. Meet other guests. Roast marshmallows! All while our talented Nonantum guitarist entertains!

Friday

8-10am Let's get Creative Kids 
  • Join our talented activities staff for a fun morning of complimentary crafts
    *Parents may choose to stay and supervise their children - or, if you would like child care during this activity, please sign your child in with our activities staff. $10per child. Children must be 5 years or older.  
8am-8pm Games Galore!
  • Set up on our back lawn for you to enjoy at your leisure. Ping Pong, Basketball, Shuffle Board, Corn Hole Toss just to name a few. Come play! 
10-11:30am Follow Me Kayaking 
  •  Enjoy a leisurely paddle on the river while taking in the sights and sounds of nature, boats and area attractions. Kayak Rental fee applies: $25 single/ $45 tandem. Weather permitting, Space limited.
11am-1:00 Face Painting
  • Come one, come all! If you would rather have something painted on your hand or arm, we can do that!
11:00, 11:30am and Noon Morning Crabbing
  • Please sign your child up in activities for one of the 30 minute time slots. Children must be 5 years or older. Space is limited to six children at a time due to dock space and safety for all our guests. We offer this activity daily, weather permitting.
3:00 and 3:30pm Afternoon Crabbing 
  • Please sign your child up in activities for one of the 30 minute times. Children must be 5 years or older. Space is limited to six children at a time due to dock space and safety for all our guests. We offer this activity daily, weather permitting. Note: We will not have crabbing equipment available for use by guests due to dock/marina space and safety. Please sign up with activities 
5:30-7:30pm Rodeo Night for Kids 
  •  Come kick up your heels and be a cowboy, cowgirl or a sheriff! A fun evening of adventure, includes pizza, beverage and gift bag! Ages 4-9. $35 per child. Reservations requested. Space is limited. 
8:00-10:00pm Family movie night 
  • Join us for a family movie under the stars! Complimentary popcorn and blankets provided.

Saturday 

8-10am Let's get Creative Kids 
  • Join our talented activities staff for a fun morning of complimentary crafts
    *Parents may choose to stay and supervise their children - or, if you would like child care during this activity, please sign your child in with our activities staff. $10per child. Children must be 5 years or older.  
8am-8pm Games Galore!
  • Set up on our back lawn for you to enjoy at your leisure. Ping Pong, Basketball, Shuffle Board, Corn Hole Toss just to name a few. Come play! 
11am-1:00 Face Painting
  • Come one, come all! If you would rather have something painted on your hand or arm, we can do that!
11:00, 11:30am and Noon Morning Crabbing 
  • Please sign your child up in activities for one of the 30 minute time slots. Children must be 5 years or older. Space is limited to six children at a time due to dock space and safety for all our guests. We offer this activity daily, weather permitting.
3:00 and 3:30pm Afternoon Crabbing 
  • Please sign your child up in activities for one of the 30 minute times.Children must be 5 years or older. Space is limited to six children at a time due to dock space and safety for all our guests. We offer this activity daily, weather permitting. Note: We will not have crabbing equipment available for use by guests due to dock/marina space and safety.
5:30-7:30pm Princess & Pirate Party 
  •  A fun evening of enchantment, adventure and fun! Ages 4-9. $35 per child. Includes 2 hours of fun, pizza, beverage and gift bag! Reservations requested. Space is limited

Sunday

8-10am Let's get Creative Kids 
  • Join our talented activities staff for a fun morning of complimentary crafts
    *Parents may choose to stay and supervise their children - or, if you would like child care during this activity, please sign your child in with our activities staff. $10per child. Children must be 5 years or older.  
8am-8pm Games Galore!
  • Set up on our back lawn for you to enjoy at your leisure. Ping Pong, Basketball, Shuffle Board, Corn Hole Toss just to name a few. Come play! 
9-10am Mommy & Me Social 
  •  For 2-4 year olds and a parent. Come play and meet other guests. Parachute, balls and tunnels will be set up. Weather permitting
11am-1:00 Face Painting
  • Come one, come all! If you would rather have something painted on your hand or arm, we can do that!
11:00, 11:30am and Noon Morning Crabbing
  • Please sign your child up in activities for one of the 30 minute time slots. Children must be 5 years or older. Space is limited to six children at a time due to dock space and safety for all our guests. We offer this activity daily, weather permitting.
3:00 and 3:30pm Afternoon Crabbing 
  • Please sign your child up in activities for one of the 30 minute times. Children must be 5 years or older. Space is limited to six children at a time due to dock space and safety for all our guests. We offer this activity daily, weather permitting. Note: We will not have crabbing equipment available for use by guests due to dock/marina space and safety.
7:30-9:00pm Family Campfire Sing-a-long and Marshmallow Roast
  • Join us on the back lawn for some fun family time. Meet other guests. Roast marshmallows! All while our talented Nonantum guitarist entertains!

DAILY OFFERINGS:

  • Kayak & Bike rentals
  • Outdoor heated pool, open Memorial Day to Columbus Day, 7:30am to 10pm daily. Towels are available poolside. Also enjoy our Latitudes Poolside Bar & Grill
  • Beach chair, boogie boards, wagons/strollers, fishing poles and umbrella rentals 
  • Complimentary property garden tours - please call Kim at ext 646 to request a time 
  • InTown Trolley tours - tickets available at the front desk 
  • Rugosa Lobster Tours - sign up at the front desk
  • Pineapple Ketch sailing tours - sign up at the front desk
  • Libreti Rose II fishing charters - call 207-432-4349 to schedule your private charter (offering inshore trips & children's trips - www.libretirose.com)
  • Aquaholics Surf Shop rentals, private lessons, and guided tours: www.aquaholicsurf.com or 207-967-8650
  • Breakwater Spa fitness room: $10 day passes available. Just a 5 minute walk up Ocean Avenue
  • Get Out There Fitness beach boot camp: www.getouttherefitness.com

Rainy Day Activities: movies and/or arts & crafts in Portside Lodge lobby 

Coast Encounters

Join our Activities crew and Coast Encounters for a touch tank for kids! Discover starfish, crabs and more. Weather permitting. (For more details, check out www.coastencounters.com)

  • July 31, 9-10am 
  • Aug 17, 9-10am

Music and Movement 

Kids can enjoy a fun creative introduction to hand drumming, percussion and wind instruments all while adding different styles of movement. Music & Movement, offered in conjunction with Barbara Fraser from River Tree Arts, will create a music circle with instruments from around the world. View flyer

Monday Nights: July 6 - August 24
$40 per child, ages 4-13, includes 2 hours of fun and a kid’s meal dinner

Thursday Mornings: July 9, 16 & 23, August 6, 13, 20 & 27
$40 per child, ages 4-13, includes 2 hours of fun and a kid’s meal lunch

(Reservations recommended. Sign up with Activities by 4pm for Monday evenings, and by 8am on Thursday mornings). 

Chair Massages under the Gazebo

Tuesdays & Thursdays, 11am-4pm. Aim to Be Well massage therapists will be on-site to offer seaside relaxation. Fees apply and vary based on the amount of time you would like. (Weather permitting)

Yoga on the Lawn

Join Risa Yoga on our back lawn in July & August to rebalance and restore your mind and body. 

  • Saturdays: 8:30-9:30am - Dharma Yoga I
  • Sundays: 8:30-9:30am - Gentle Yoga

View Flyer. Complimentary for resort guests / $10 drop-in. (Weather permitting) 

Our front desk would be more than happy to arrange car and yacht rentals, spa and salon services, shopping suggestions, babysitting services, laundry, medical services, and more.

Kids & Family Activities

Family Movie Night Under the Stars - popcorn and blankets provided!

Activities for Kids

S'mores Under the Stars

Bicycle rentals at family activities program

Bicycle Rentals