WILTON — Power is flowing once more at Wilson Stream Enterprise Park with the current 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, situated on the Wilton finish of the park is owned and operated by Rob and Kristina Dippner. Their indoor baseball-and-softball facility affords two 55’ batting cages, a pitching tunnel and a again enviornment house for coaching functions. Rapsodo, a contemporary baseball know-how for monitoring speeds and different data for pitching and hitting is accessible. 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 degree with about 10 years teaching expertise.
“The objective is to supply particular person or group classes, workshops and journey alternatives in the summertime,” he mentioned. “We wish to be aggressive with different amenities within the space, give our neighborhood a baseball expertise we haven’t had earlier than.”
Different options are a baseball fashion concession stand and a small space to buy baseball and softball objects equivalent to batting gloves and grips.
“It’s wonderful the place it got here from in eight weeks,” Dippner mentioned. “It was dust and storage then. The day I spray painted, I acquired actually excited.
“I’m excited to be in the identical property as Stand Sturdy, a cutting-edge facility,” he added.
For extra data 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 mentioned. “Most gyms use machines, I like to show folks 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 needed her to get stronger so she joined a health club.
“Inside six months I used to be breaking data in teenage energy lifting,” Downing mentioned. “From there I traveled and competed everywhere in 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 degree coach and athlete, entrepreneur and as a mom,” Downing wrote in a letter to members. “It’s my hope that Stand Sturdy is not going to solely be a spot the place folks enhance their private well being and wellness and attain health objectives, but additionally a spot the place we construct neighborhood. Collectively, we’re all the time stronger!”
Open to concepts or solutions for courses, Downing is trying ahead to working with everybody.
For extra data 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 previous tannery beginning to see new mild we’re excited to see two new enterprise already off to an important begin,” John Black mentioned. “With the Stand Sturdy health club and The Maine Sports activities Manufacturing unit already in place, native athletes will have the ability to practice 12 months spherical to be able to compete at a better degree.”
Over the following few months, the Blacks are planning the following part which is able to embrace an outside ice hockey rink, indoor archery, and axe throwing.
“We envision courts for pickle ball and basketball, lanes for horse exhibits and corn gap,” Black mentioned. “This really can be a location your entire household can take pleasure in.”
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]