Amherst Recreation Department

Welcome to the Amherst Recreation Department Amherst, NH

You have found the Town of Amherst Recreation Department. This website is the communication center of the department. We try to keep it up to date with information about what we do. Check back here often!

When you’re ready to register for activities be sure to review the How to Register for an Activity page.

Contact Info
Recreation Director: Craig Fraley
Office Administrator: Jennifer Stover
Program Coordinator Amber Ciarcia
PMEC Admin: Alexis Rudko
Office Hours: Mon-Fri, 8am – 4pm
Phone: 603-673-6248


The Amherst Recreation Department would like to thank the Amherst Community Foundation for thier donation of the AMS Ice Skating Rink.  This new rink has been in use since January and is enjoyed by many from the second school gets out until late in the evening.  

baseball youth
Baseball REGISTRATION is now open!
Regular registration ends March 2
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Softball is now open for REGISTRATION!
Regular registration ends March 2
Softball Clinic at AMS
Come get a jump on the Softball Season with a 4 week skills, drills and activities program geared to develop your softball abilities.
This program runs Mondays through March at the Amherst Middle School.
Girls grade 5-8 Welcome
Sign-up Now
volleyball registration

Middle School Volleyball

For Girls
Grades 5 through 8 Welcome
Starts April 6
Mon & Wed @ AMS

Sign-up Now!

The Ice Skating Rink at AMS is now open!

Please join us on the Skating rink this winter. Click here for our rink schedule and rules.

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Join our mailing list HERE.
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The National Alliance for Youth Sports offers many online youth coaching clinics. Clinics are available on basketball, baseball, volleyball, soccer, football, and more!

Click HERE for the Background Check Application.