Nestled along the banks of the Sandy River, UMF’s Prescott Field, which includes the Bob Leib Soccer Field, is the home field for many 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 club teams and the co-ed ultimate disc club team. In addition, Prescott Field is where many UMF outdoor intramural sports are played: flag football, softball and more. Prescott Field is also used by the Farmington Recreation Dept. for youth sports and UMF’s youth sports camps. Nearby is Farmington’s Hippach Field, home to the UMF men’s baseball team.
Farmington is a classic New England college town and our walkable downtown has everything a college student needs. From coffee shops, funky stores, a variety of affordable locally-owned restaurants: pizza, wings, burgers, Thai, Mexican, Greek, soups & wraps and more. Plus several banks, a bookstore, a laundromat, a Walgreen’s pharmacy, optometrists, hair salons & barbers, Gifford’s ice cream, McDonald’s, and a multi-screen movie theater-- all just a short walk from campus.
Perfectly situated near Sugarloaf, Sunday River and seven minutes from Farmington’s own Titcomb Mountain ski area, UMF is at the gateway to 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 our athletics fields. Flint Woods and Bonny Woods trails a short walk from campus. And a quick drive takes outdoors enthusiast to the extensive the Maine Huts & Trails system, the Appalachian Trail, Mt. Blue State Park and Tumbledown Mountain, and Wilson and Clearwater Lakes.