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


February Vacation Discovery Camp
Recreation is offering child care for K-5th Grade Feb 23-27
8:30-4:00 with Before- and After-care options 7:30-5:30
Register for the full week or just the days you wish
Daily themes and schedule posted here
Early Bird Discount availble until January 15th

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.

Winter Carnival 2015

Join us February 6-8 for a FREE weekend filled with fun, games, food and more!
Click here for more details. 

Baseball REGISTRATION is now open!
Regular registration ends March 2

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

Join the Amherst, Merrimack & Milford Recreation Departments for a trip of a lifetime!

The Cherry Blossom Festival & Washington D.C. Sightseeing Trip
Tour dates April 9, 2015-April 12, 2015
This 4 day, 3 night trip includes
hotel accomodations at the Embassy Suites
bus trasportation, and 5 meals.
Tours to many Wahington Museums and Historical Sites
are included.
Please see the webpage for more details
or attend the information session
Jan 13, 6:00pm Souhegan HS

Middle School Volleyball

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

Sign-up Now!

Let us serve you better!
Create an Account
An account allows you and everyone in your household to register for all of our programs.  Having an account allows us to keep in contact with you about upcoming programs and also allow us to contact you about cancelations and changes to programs.   Medical conditions are included in the account so we can better serve you and your family.  All contact, medical and email address information is private and protected.

Sign up for our e-newsletter.
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.