Amherst Recreation Department


Both the AMS and the Davis Lane Rinks are open during their scheduled hours. To see all hours and rules, please click on the green tab titled Facilities and then click Ice Rinks. Happy Skating!


REMINDER: Our Winter Carnival has been moved to February 19th & 20th. (Read More)

There will be no ice hockey or ice skating lessons on Sunday 2/14 due to the dangerously cold ... (Read More)

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 Coordinator: Nicole Covin-Griffin
Recreation Office Hours: Mon-Fri, 8am – 4pm
PMEC Office Hours: Tu:10am-4pm, Th: 8am-4pm, Sat: 12pm-4pm
Phone: 603-673-6248



Calling all SENIORS!!
We have many programs for Seniors
Please see our Trips and Adult Programming catagories
Currently we offer Gentle Yoga, Zumba Gold, A Basketmaking Workshop 
and multiple trips this Fall - Click HERE
Call us with your suggestions!

We are now taking employment applications. 
Interested applicants should complete the online application found HERE and send to

Birthday Table Setup
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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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!
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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

Click HERE for the Background Check Application.