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



Summer Concerts every Tuesday, beginning July 7th!
7/7    6:30-8:00pm    Studio 2: A Beatles Tribute Band
7/14  6:30-8:00pm    Robert Allwarden and Friends
7/21  6:30-8:00pm    Amherst Town Band
7/28  6:30-8:00pm    The Bel Aires: New England's Award Winning Doo Wop Vocal Quintet
8/4    6:00-7:00pm    UNH's Little Red Wagon Performing Company: Puppet Show "What's the comOCEAN?"

8/11  6:30-8:00pm    FolkSoul Band
8/18  6:30-8:00pm    Amherst Town Band
8/25  Time TBA          Outdoor Movie at the Beach! Our Back to School Event at Baboosic Lake
Outdoor Discovery
Outdoor Discovery Summer Camp at PMEC registration is now open!
This summer, the Outdoor Discovery camp has gone to full day. Each day, Campers will take part in all camp games, sports, art, nature and water play geared around that week's theme.
Every week, campers will have to option to attend our weekly field trip. If you cannot attend the field trip, we will have activites back at camp.

Registration is open for Baboosic Lake Summer Camp!
Regular hours are 9-3 with before and after-care available from 7:30-5:30.
Our experienced and fun-loving staff have 8 themed weeks planned, with a new option this year:
Field Trip Wednesdays!
Read all the details HERE

aboosic Lake is located at 25 Broadway Circle, Amherst NH 03031
Beach Yoga 2015

Beach Yoga at Baboosic Lake.
You can register for single classes.
It is a GREAT way to begin the weekend!
kids swimming lesson
Swim Lessons now open at Baboosic Lake! Register for group or private lessons. Click here for more information.
amherst rec spring
Are you looking for field space for your program? Applications for limited programs can fill out a Field Use Application found under Department Info and email it to
Birthday Table Setup
Create Amazing Birthday Memories This Year
Look Here

Call 603-673-1141
For more information
Reserve Your Date Today!
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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.