WILTON — Power is flowing once more at Wilson Stream Enterprise Park with the latest opening of Maine Sports activities Manufacturing unit and Stand Sturdy. Extra leisure amenities on the park are additionally within the works.
Maine Sports activities Manufacturing unit, positioned on the Wilton finish of the park is owned and operated by Rob and Kristina Dippner. Their indoor baseball-and-softball facility gives two 55’ batting cages, a pitching tunnel and a again enviornment house for coaching functions. Rapsodo, a contemporary baseball expertise for monitoring speeds and different info for pitching and hitting is obtainable. Pitching machines for baseball and softball are additionally onsite.
Having performed since he was eight, Rob Dippner has coached youth and is in his fifth 12 months teaching at the highschool stage with about 10 years teaching expertise.
“The objective is to supply particular person or group classes, workshops and journey alternatives in the summertime,” he stated. “We wish to be aggressive with different amenities within the space, give our group a baseball expertise we haven’t had earlier than.”
Different options are a baseball model concession stand and a small space to buy baseball and softball gadgets equivalent to batting gloves and grips.
“It’s wonderful the place it got here from in eight weeks,” Dippner stated. “It was dust and storage then. The day I spray painted, I bought actually excited.
“I’m excited to be in the identical property as Stand Sturdy, a cutting-edge facility,” he added.
For extra info name Rob at 207-860-8131, e-mail [email protected] or go to the Maine Sports activities Manufacturing unit Fb or Instagram web page.
Stand Sturdy is discovered on the Farmington finish of Wilson Stream Enterprise Park. It’s owned and operated by Shelby Downing.
Downing has a Grasp’s diploma in kinesiology, the research of human motion.
“That’s why I left a lot open house,” she stated. “Most gyms use machines, I like to show individuals to maneuver.”
Downing has labored with 10 12 months olds to women and men of their 60s and 70s. She has coached highschool to world-class athletes.
Rising up in The Forks, Downing raced kayaks on the Kennebec River. Her coach wished her to get stronger so she joined a health club.
“Inside six months I used to be breaking information in teenage energy lifting,” Downing stated. “From there I traveled and competed all around the world.”
Flags from international locations she has competed or coached in adorn the partitions at Stand Sturdy. Downing has seven world championships in energy lifting.
She has greater than 30 years expertise in strengthening and conditioning.
“The opening of Stand Sturdy is the approaching collectively of my life experiences as a scholar, worldwide stage coach and athlete, entrepreneur and as a mom,” Downing wrote in a letter to members. “It’s my hope that Stand Sturdy won’t solely be a spot the place individuals enhance their private well being and wellness and attain health objectives, but additionally a spot the place we construct group. Collectively, we’re all the time stronger!”
Open to concepts or ideas for courses, Downing is trying ahead to working with everybody.
For extra info on Stand Sturdy, name 207-860-0766, e-mail [email protected] or search for Stand Sturdy Sports activities Efficiency on Fb or Instagram.
Wilson Stream Enterprise Park at 833 Route 2 East is owned by John and Corey Black. It was previously the Wilton Tannery.
“With the outdated tannery beginning to see new mild we’re excited to see two new enterprise already off to an important begin,” John Black stated. “With the Stand Sturdy health club and The Maine Sports activities Manufacturing unit already in place, native athletes will be capable to prepare 12 months spherical with a purpose to compete at the next stage.”
Over the subsequent few months, the Blacks are planning the subsequent section which is able to embrace an out of doors ice hockey rink, indoor archery, and axe throwing.
“We envision courts for pickle ball and basketball, lanes for horse exhibits and corn gap,” Black stated. “This really will probably be a location all the household can get pleasure from.”
Tenants to occupy house for an indoor café together with different vacant areas of the property are additionally welcome.
For extra details about Wilson Stream Enterprise Park name John Black at 207-491-4842 or e-mail [email protected]