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



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
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.

Swim Lessons now open at Baboosic Lake! Register for group or private lessons. Click here for more information.

We are looking for Volunteers for Outdoor Discovery Camp. These hours can be used for SHS Community Service hours. Please complete this form and send to us at 4 Cross Road, Amherst NH!

NEW! The Amherst Recreation Department has partnered with the Amherst Karate Studio. Click here for pricing and schedule options.
youth soccer
Tot Soccer now open! Hurry, registration fills fast for this program. To register, click here now!

Learn the skills of Katniss from the Hunger Games or Merida from the movie Brave during this Archery class. This program will teach students the basic fundamentals of archery. Click here for more information.

Amherst Recreation is excited to offer Tai Chi Easy™ this spring. 
Sign up now!

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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!

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