Sports and Recreation
Sports and Recreation
Whether you are a participant or a spectator, the Greater Merrimack Valley has the sport for you. Enjoy watching some of the best professional baseball north of Boston, or see the UMASS Lowell Riverhawks in action. Take a ride down Class IV rapids on the mighty Concord River, or strap on your skis and test your skills on the slopes! If golf is your thing, we’ve got that, too. Some of the best golf in New England is located right here!
Andover Country Club
The Andover Country Club is an elegant, luxury, family oriented golf and country club with strong ties to tradition and history.As the premier club in Andover, Massachusetts, Andover Country Club provides a meticulously manicured championship golf course for members and guests, a private pool and... MORE ›
A one-mile, self-guided interpretive trail in historic Walden Woods honoring Henry David Thoreau. Free, open year-round. Dogs must be leashed. Parking at Walden Pond State Reservation.
We have something for everyone – bowling, arcade, lounge and private event rooms available. Located adjacent to Lowell Heritage State Park.
Four Oaks Country Club
18-Hole daily fee course with breathtaking views and upscale conditions for all playing abilities. Two restaurants open to the public. Tee times recommended.
Great Brook Farm State Park
This 950-acre park offers hiking trails, open meadows and scenic ponds. Cross-country skiing, fishing, canoeing and picnicking with opportunities abound. This is also a working dairy farm within the park with a seasonal ice cream stand.
Great Meadows National Wildlife Refuge
Walking trails and wildlife observation trails. Pets are not allowed. Restrooms available. No admission fee.
Forty flavors of homemade ice cream, country store, outdoor grill perfect for lunch or a private parties. Driving range and 9-hole pitch & putt golf course, 36-hole miniature golf course and bumper boats!
Lowell Heritage State Park
Operated by Massachusetts State Forests and Parks. Lighted paved river walkway. Enjoy biking, walking, fishing, picnicking, seasonal boating program. Supervised swim area and concerts by the river.
Lowell Parks and Conservation Trust, Inc.
Voted Best Urban Adventure Best of Boston-Concord River White Water Rafting. All equipment provided. Weekends April/May. Call 1.888.375.1115 for information / reservations. Group tours of historic Spalding House (c.1760), Concord River Greenway available; environmental education programs offered... MORE ›
Lowell Rowing Regatta Association
The Lowell Rowing Regatta Association, LLC (LRRA) was created to continue running regattas and help build the competitive sport of Rowing in Lowell, MA.
Class A Affiliate to the Boston Red Sox. LeLacheur Park is a premier spot in the Merrimack Valley to treat your employees, coworkers, friends and family to a fun evening. Visit www.lowellspinners.com for more information. Be sure to check out Deals & Packages for all... MORE ›
Lowell-Dracut-Tyngsboro State Forest
Located in three towns, this forest contains 1,000 acres including 180 acres of ponds, swamps, and wetlands. It is the probable site of a Native American village prior to colonial settlement and later was acquired to obtain granite for canals and factory foundations. The forest has six miles of... MORE ›
Nashoba Valley Ski Area
Visit Nashoba Valley Ski Area in Westford, MA! Join us this summer on the beach at the Sunset Tiki Bar and Grill for LobsterFest Thursdays, Cajun Saturdays, Family Mondays, Karaoke Tuesdays and Mexican Fiesta Wednesdays. Inside, the Outlook Restaurant and Grill will be open and air-... MORE ›
Nashua River Rail Trail
The Nashua River Rail Trail is a former railroad right of way that travels 11 miles through the towns of Ayer, Groton, Pepperell and Dunstable. The trail offers a 10-foot wide paved surface for the entire length, and a five-foot wide gravel equestrian path for seven miles of the trail from Groton... MORE ›
At SmithFest Events we dedicate ourselves to "different". This means providing our patrons and sponsors with events that you wouldn't expect to see from anyone else. We make it our goal to add "WOW" factor in every event, and make our events unpredictable and exciting.
Townsend Ridge Country Club
Massachusetts’s best-kept secret. 18-hole championship golf course, driving range, full service pro shop, and 19th Hole Lounge. Modern, picturesque facilities available to host weddings and banquets. Public facility with membership available.
Tsongas Center at UMass Lowell
The 7,000 seat Tsongas Center is home to the University of Massachusetts Lowell River Hawks hockey team. The arena is also perfect to host small and mid-size convention-style meetings with its 17,000 square foot floor and 10,000 square feet of meeting and party space. Ample parking is... MORE ›
Walden Pond State Reservation
Non-motorized boating, cross-country skiing, fishing, hiking, interpretive programs and swimming. Daily Parking fee is $5.
Wamesit Lanes Family Entertainment Center
Wamesit Lanes Family Entertainment Center is a 45,000 square foot state of the art venue featuring 36 lanes of Ten Pin and Candle Pin Bowling, with a private Boutique area with attached conference room, Indoor Golf Simulators, Indoor and Outdoor Dining, an Arcade, Bocce, Table Shuffleboard and... MORE ›
Willard Brook State Park
Camping, fishing, hunting, mountain biking, hiking, swimming, walking trails.
Yankee Timing and Event Management
Host of numerous road races in the Greater Lowell area, including First Run, Wild Rover Series and the Good Times Running series. Also providing timing services at over 200 events a year. Let us time your next event!