Thursday, September 20, 2018

Maine Ski Swap Guide

Last updated November 12, 2018

Here is the 2018 edition of the @MaineSkiFamily ski swap guide. Over the past years, I have
posted dates, times and locations of Maine based ski swaps and I am doing the same this year. It is by far the most popular page on my blog so please use this listing guide and spread the word! If there is a swap that you know of missing from the list please comment below or email me

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Happy Swapping!

6th - The Rack at Sugarloaf is hosting a "Tailgate Ski and Swap" in their parking lot. Buy and sell ski gear right from your vehicle! Check out The Rack's web page for more info.

6th - 8th - Happy Tunes in Carrabassett Valley is having a Ski and Kayak swap over the Sugarloaf Homecoming (Columbus Day) weekend. Check out this link FMI.

13th - The Penobscot Valley Ski Club is holding their annual ski sale Saturday, October 13th from 8:00am to 2:00pm at the Bangor Parks and Rec building. Keep an eye on their Facebook Page FMI.

20th - Central Maine Ski Club is hosting a Ski-Skate Swap on Saturday, October 20th, 9:00am to 3:00pm at the George J. Mitchell School in Waterville. Equipment drop off Friday 4:00pm to 8:00pm and by appointment. Keep an eye on their website FMI and/or contact Scott Beale (, 207-660-2043). 

20th - Gorham Bike and Ski in Portland is having a Used Downhill Ski, Snowboard and Cross Country Ski Tent Sale. You can find out more info and how to sell your used gear by clicking here.

26th - 27th - The Bethel Outing Club is having their 37th annual a ski swap  / sale over two days at the Gould Academy Field House. Click here for more info.


3rd - Allspeed Cyclery and Snow  will host a Ski Swap at their Portland location Saturday, November 3rd from 10:00am to 6:00pm. Check out their Facebook page FMI.

3rd - The Freeport Ski Boosters will have a swap from 9:30am - 12:30pm in the Freeport High School Gym. Again this year Sport Thoma will be participating along with new vendors Akers (Nordic) and Long’s Board Shop (snowboards). Click here FMI.

3rd - The Farmington Ski Club will hold its 36th Winter Equipment Sale at the Mt. Blue High School Gym November 3rd from 9:00am to 1:00pm. Click here to see the sale poster.

4th - The Brunswick Parks and Recreation Department will hold its 51st Annual Ski and Skate Sale on Sunday, November 4th, 1:00pm to 4:00pm and the Brunswick Recreation Center. FMI click here.

4th - Quoggy Jo ski area is hosting a ski sale at the Presque Isle Sargent Family Community Center November 4th from 1:00pm to 3:00pm. Click here FMI.

11th - The Auburn Ski Association will have their 55th Annual Ski Swap on Sunday, November 11th, 9:00am to 2:00pm at the Auburn Middle School. Gear to sell drop-off is 1:00pm to 4:00pm on Saturday. See their Facebook event page for more information.

17th-18th - Camden Hills Regional High School Ski Sale Sale & Swap takes place Saturday from 9am - 1pm and Sunday from 10am - 1:30pm. Click here for more info.

17th - The Yarmouth Ski Swap takes place Saturday, November 17th from 9:00am to 12:00pm at the Yarmouth Elementary School. More info at the Maine High School Skiing Website.

18th - The Lonesome Pine Ski Area in Fort Kent will have a ski swap on Saturday, November 18 from 12:00pm to 4:00pm. Email for more information.

24th - Downeast Ski Club ski sale is held annually the Saturday after Thanksgiving at the Portland Expo. More info here.


1st - The Greely Ski Swap & Sale will be held December 1st 9:00am to 1:00pm at Greely High School in Cumberland. More info at Maine High School Skiing website.

1st - The Bigrock Ski Area in Mars Hill will have a ski swap Saturday, December 1st from 11:00am to 2:00pm. Email for more information.

2nd - The Falmouth Ski Swap & Sale will be held from 9:00am to 12:00pm at the Falmouth Middle School. Drop off Saturday, December 1st from 2:00pm to 5:00pm. FMI 207.899.7641

As I receive confirmation of other 2018 swaps I will be updating this blog post. Feel free to comment on the post if you know of other Maine based swaps that are happening and I will update the list.


  1. Here is some information with regard to Auburn Ski Association's upcoming ski swap taking place on November 11, 2018.

    Ski Swap November 11

    The 55th annual Auburn Ski Association Ski Swap will be held on Sunday, November 11 from 9:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. at Auburn Middle School off Court Street on Falcon Drive in Auburn. Get great deals and selection on new and used winter sports equipment including skis, boots, poles, snowboards, helmets, clothing and more.

    To sell your quality used equipment on consignment, bring items to the Auburn Middle School cafeteria from 1:00 - 4:00 p.m., Saturday, November 10. There is a 50 cent per item charge and ASA keeps 18 percent of the sales proceeds. Checks from the sale of your items will be available after the swap from 3:00 - 4:30 p.m. Sunday.

    ASA is a nonprofit organization providing financial support for alpine and nordic race programs at Edward Little High School, Auburn Middle School, and Lost Valley Racing Club. ASA also provides scholarships and purchases equipment for area teams and clubs and supports an after school learn-to-ski program for Auburn grade school students through the Merrick Chadbourne Memorial Fund. Special thanks to our loyal customers, vendors and volunteers who make the ski swap possible each year. For more information about Auburn Ski Association and about the ski swap, go to,, email, or call Kevin Arel at 786-3430.

  2. More details about the Central Maine Ski club event on October 20: The Central Maine Ski Club is hosting a Ski-Skate Swap on Saturday October 20th, 2018, 9am to 3pm, at the George J. Mitchell School, 58 Drummond Ave in Waterville

    Details: Equipment will be available for sale to the public on Saturday, from 9am to 3pm. Drop off any winter recreation equipment you would like to sell or donate on Friday, from 4-8pm (Clean equipment will sell better). Equipment can also be dropped off by appointment, afternoons and evenings, Monday, October 15 through Thursday October 18th. We may be able to pick up equipment to be donated. Contact Scott Beale (, 207-660-2043) to coordinate early equipment drop-off or donation pick-up. Pick up unsold equipment and funds from any sold equipment on Saturday evening, from 4-8pm. This is a CASH ONLY event.

    Additional information available at the CMSC website:

    The seller keeps 80% of the sale price for each item sold. Donations of equipment are also welcome and support our effort to increase the circulation of winter recreation equipment in our community. All proceeds will be donated to Central Maine Ski Club, the Central Maine Youth Hockey Association, and the Waterville Elementary School PTOs.

  3. Falmouth Ski Swap
    December 2
    Falmouth Middle School


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