Located a short walk from campus along the banks of the Sandy River, UMF’s Prescott Field, which includes the Bob Leib Soccer field, is the home field for most UMF varsity athletics teams: Women’s Field Hockey, Women’s Lacrosse, Men’s and Women’s Soccer, Women’s Softball. It is also the home pitch for UMF’s Men’s and Women’s Rugby Clubs and the Co-Ed Ultimate Disc Club. Prescott Field is also where many UMF outdoor intramural sports are played: flag football, softball and more. Prescott Field is also used by the Farmington Recreation Department for youth sports and UMF’s youth sports camps.
Farmington is a classic New England college town. Our downtown has everything from coffee shops, funky stores, and a variety of restaurants to banks, bookstores, and a multi-screen movie theater. All the necessities and more only 184 steps from campus!
Perfectly situated at the gateway to Sugarloaf, Sunday River and seven minutes from Farmington’s own Titcomb Mountain ski area, UMF is smack in the middle of some of the best skiing, snowboarding, hiking, mountain biking, canoeing, kayaking, camping and rafting in the northeast. Miles of trail running and mountain bike paths are just off campus. Groomed Nordic skiing trails. Night skiing at Titcomb Mt., the swim-able, paddle-able, fly-fishing-able Sandy River streaming right beside its athletics fields. Flint Woods and Bonny Woods trails a short walk up the street from campus. And a quick drive takes outdoors oriented UMF students to the extensive the Maine Huts & Trails system, the Appalachian Trail, Mt. Blue State Park and Tumbledown Mountain, and Wilson and Clearwater Lakes.