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
Program Coordinator: Jennifer Stover
Office Administrator: Susan Douglas
Office Hours: Mon-Fri, 8am – 4pm
Phone: 603-673-6248

Announcing Beach Yoga at Baboosic!
Beginning 7/19 on Saturdays
Choose the 4 dates that work for you

Outdoor Discovery Summer Camp at PMEC
(Formally Hartshorn)

Summer Camp at PMEC has a fresh face. Campers will learn about the natural wonders surrounding PMEC while focused on building community.

Summer Programs Run Weekly staring June 23 to August 1
For Grades K-8

Register Now!

Baboosic Lake Summer Camp
Now Open for Registration!

Weekly Themes
Sign-up Today!

~Daily Camp~
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~Weekly Camp~
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~Before/After Care~
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Fall Soccer Sign-ups
Now Open

INSTRUCTIONAL LEAGUE Boys & girls 5 - 7 year olds
PREP LEAGUE Boys and girls ages 8-9 years of age
SENIOR LEAGUE Boy and girls ages 10-14
Register now!

Fall Softball Registration
Ages 9-12
Now Open!
Fall softball is a much more relaxed experience.  Players build their knowledge of the game by playing games on weekends throughout the fall.  This is a travel program with games in Milford, Hollis, Bedford, Brookline and Wilton.
Register Now
Program starts the week of Aug 25

Fall Baseball Registration
Ages 8-12 (Minors/Majors)
Now open!
Extend your season by playing baseball in our developmental and competitive fall baseball program.  Teams will play against other towns. 
Sign-up Now
Program starts the week of Aug 25

High School Yoga
Starts July 28
Open to Girls & Boys grades 9-12

Get ready for the fall sports season with a week-long intensive yoga class!
Professional athletes are introducing yoga into their training programs now you can too.

Sign -up today!

Full Moon Hike @ PMEC
Sturgeon Moon
All Ages Welcome!

Join us for stories and a walk in the woods along easy paths that accommodate people of all ages
Register Today!
Individuals and families are welcome

Escape to the Lake!
Baboosic Lake Season Passes
Now Available!

Available to Amherst Residents and Non-Residents
Unlimited Swimming for your Family at the Lake all Summer
More Information

Water Country tickets are available at the Amherst Recreation office for $29 each. That's a savings of $10 off the regular admission price!
Stop by the Rec Office weekdays 8am-4pm for purchase. (Parking fees not included)

True Potential: Fitness for Women
This ia a program designed specifically for women which encompasses nutrition, result-based workouts and mindfulness.
Morning or Evening classes
Classes begin the week of Sept 2
Register Today

New Program!
Fall Cross Country
This program will emphasize learning how to run cross country. 
The program is open to athletes ages 7-18.
Register now!
Programs starts 9/8/14

Archery Instruction
Two Groups: Grades 1-4 & 5-8
Starts 9/19
The program will teach the basic fundamentals of shooting target archery focusing on safety and proper shooting form.
Registration is Open

New Program!
Tai Chi
Open to Adults
Amherst Recreation is excited to offer two levels of Tai Chi (Tai Chi Easy™ and Tai Chi Flow) this fall.  Tai chi improves muscle strength, flexibility and balance.
Click here
to learn more and register
Program starts Sept 9

Create Amazing Birthday Memories This Year
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Call 603-673-1141
For more information
Reserve Your Date Today!

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providing us with emergency contacts, allergy info & more

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Join our mailing list HERE.

Maps and Directions

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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.

In late 2010, the Amherst Recreation Master Plan was adopted by the Amherst Board of Selectmen. Click here to view the Master Plan.

Links to other Amherst youth programs