Amherst Recreation Department

Peabody Mill Environmental Center

PMEC pond 66 Brook Road
Amherst, NH 03031
Phone: (603) 673-1141

General Information
The Peabody Mill Environmental Center (PMEC) is an environmental and science education center which abuts almost 600 acres of Joe English conservation land. Located at the end of Brook Road in Amherst, New Hampshire, the PMEC is directed by the Amherst Recreation Department.

Mission Statement:  
The mission of PMEC is to foster an awareness, understanding, and appreciation of the natural world, by offering environmental, conservation, and science programs to all ages. PMEC strives to foster diligent stewardship of our environment so that future generations may inherit and continue to be inspired by the wonders of a protected and natural world.

There are many uses for PMEC including: 

Summer Day programs
Birthday Celebrations
Classroom nature programs
Monthly classes for home schoolers
Educational workshops for children and adults
Science and nature weekend programs
Snowshoe & fishing pole rental program
Provider of resources and programs that can be taken into area schools
Use by groups for educational purposes ie. seniors, art classes
Limited use for small meetings for supporting organizations
Assistance with scout troop badges

Please be advised: PMEC is a peanut & tree nut (cashews, walnuts, almonds and pecans) free facility.

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Current Activities
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Program Activity Teams Date Time
"I Love Nature!" Series for ages 3-6 I Love Mammals! A 3 week session Thursday September 1, 2016 09:00 AM - 09:45 AM
Yoga for Adults Adult Yoga at PMEC, Once a week Tuesday September 6, 2016 10:00 AM - 11:15 AM
Yoga for Adults Adult Yoga at PMEC, Twice a week Tuesday September 6, 2016 10:00 AM - 11:15 AM
True Potential: Fitness for Women True Potential-Mornings at PMEC Wednesday September 7, 2016 09:00 AM - 10:00 AM
True Potential: Fitness for Women True Potential Maintenance-Mornings at PMEC Wednesday September 7, 2016 09:00 AM - 10:00 AM
True Potential: Fitness for Women True Potential-Mornings at PMEC, 3x a week Wednesday September 7, 2016 09:00 AM - 10:00 AM
True Potential: Fitness for Women True Potential Maintenance-Mornings at PMEC, 3x a week Wednesday September 7, 2016 09:00 AM - 10:00 AM
True Potential: Fitness for Women True Potential-Once a Week Option Wednesday September 7, 2016 09:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Art- Composing Your Story Art-Composing Your Story Wednesday September 7, 2016 09:30 AM - 11:30 AM
"I Love Nature!" Series for ages 3-6 I Love Mammals! A 3 week session Thursday September 8, 2016 09:00 AM - 09:45 AM
Yoga for Adults Adult Yoga at PMEC, Once a week Thursday September 8, 2016 10:00 AM - 11:15 AM
Yoga for Adults Adult Yoga at PMEC, Twice a week Thursday September 8, 2016 10:00 AM - 11:15 AM
True Potential: Fitness for Women True Potential-Mornings at PMEC Friday September 9, 2016 09:00 AM - 10:00 AM
True Potential: Fitness for Women True Potential Maintenance-Mornings at PMEC Friday September 9, 2016 09:00 AM - 10:00 AM
True Potential: Fitness for Women True Potential-Mornings at PMEC, 3x a week Friday September 9, 2016 09:00 AM - 10:00 AM
True Potential: Fitness for Women True Potential Maintenance-Mornings at PMEC, 3x a week Friday September 9, 2016 09:00 AM - 10:00 AM
True Potential: Fitness for Women True Potential-Once a Week Option Friday September 9, 2016 09:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Tiny Toes Dance Tiny Toes Dance (ages 3-5) Friday September 9, 2016 10:15 AM - 11:00 AM
Nature's Quilts 2016 Sunday September 11, 2016 08:00 AM - 05:00 PM
True Potential: Fitness for Women True Potential-Mornings at PMEC Monday September 12, 2016 09:00 AM - 10:00 AM
True Potential: Fitness for Women True Potential Maintenance-Mornings at PMEC Monday September 12, 2016 09:00 AM - 10:00 AM
True Potential: Fitness for Women True Potential-Mornings at PMEC, 3x a week Monday September 12, 2016 09:00 AM - 10:00 AM
True Potential: Fitness for Women True Potential Maintenance-Mornings at PMEC, 3x a week Monday September 12, 2016 09:00 AM - 10:00 AM
True Potential: Fitness for Women True Potential-Once a Week Option Monday September 12, 2016 09:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Yoga for Adults Adult Yoga at PMEC, Once a week Tuesday September 13, 2016 10:00 AM - 11:15 AM
Yoga for Adults Adult Yoga at PMEC, Twice a week Tuesday September 13, 2016 10:00 AM - 11:15 AM
True Potential: Fitness for Women True Potential-Mornings at PMEC Wednesday September 14, 2016 09:00 AM - 10:00 AM
True Potential: Fitness for Women True Potential Maintenance-Mornings at PMEC Wednesday September 14, 2016 09:00 AM - 10:00 AM
True Potential: Fitness for Women True Potential-Mornings at PMEC, 3x a week Wednesday September 14, 2016 09:00 AM - 10:00 AM
True Potential: Fitness for Women True Potential Maintenance-Mornings at PMEC, 3x a week Wednesday September 14, 2016 09:00 AM - 10:00 AM
True Potential: Fitness for Women True Potential-Once a Week Option Wednesday September 14, 2016 09:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Art- Composing Your Story Art-Composing Your Story Wednesday September 14, 2016 09:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Piloxing Barre: Fusion of Boxing, Pilates, and Barre! Piloxing Barre: Wed Evenings Wednesday September 14, 2016 07:00 PM - 08:00 PM
Barre Body Barre Body, Thursday Mornings Thursday September 15, 2016 08:45 AM - 09:45 AM
"I Love Nature!" Series for ages 3-6 I Love Mammals! A 3 week session Thursday September 15, 2016 09:00 AM - 09:45 AM
Yoga for Adults Adult Yoga at PMEC, Once a week Thursday September 15, 2016 10:00 AM - 11:15 AM
Yoga for Adults Adult Yoga at PMEC, Twice a week Thursday September 15, 2016 10:00 AM - 11:15 AM
True Potential: Fitness for Women True Potential-Mornings at PMEC Friday September 16, 2016 09:00 AM - 10:00 AM
True Potential: Fitness for Women True Potential Maintenance-Mornings at PMEC Friday September 16, 2016 09:00 AM - 10:00 AM
True Potential: Fitness for Women True Potential-Mornings at PMEC, 3x a week Friday September 16, 2016 09:00 AM - 10:00 AM
True Potential: Fitness for Women True Potential Maintenance-Mornings at PMEC, 3x a week Friday September 16, 2016 09:00 AM - 10:00 AM
True Potential: Fitness for Women True Potential-Once a Week Option Friday September 16, 2016 09:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Tiny Toes Dance Tiny Toes Dance (ages 3-5) Friday September 16, 2016 10:15 AM - 11:00 AM
Piloxing Barre: Fusion of Boxing, Pilates, and Barre! Piloxing Barre: Sat Mornings Saturday September 17, 2016 08:00 AM - 08:50 AM
True Potential: Fitness for Women True Potential-Mornings at PMEC Monday September 19, 2016 09:00 AM - 10:00 AM
True Potential: Fitness for Women True Potential Maintenance-Mornings at PMEC Monday September 19, 2016 09:00 AM - 10:00 AM
True Potential: Fitness for Women True Potential-Mornings at PMEC, 3x a week Monday September 19, 2016 09:00 AM - 10:00 AM
True Potential: Fitness for Women True Potential Maintenance-Mornings at PMEC, 3x a week Monday September 19, 2016 09:00 AM - 10:00 AM
True Potential: Fitness for Women True Potential-Once a Week Option Monday September 19, 2016 09:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Yoga for Adults Adult Yoga at PMEC, Once a week Tuesday September 20, 2016 10:00 AM - 11:15 AM
Yoga for Adults Adult Yoga at PMEC, Twice a week Tuesday September 20, 2016 10:00 AM - 11:15 AM
Preschool Science Hour Preschool Science Hour- Fall Bundle (Sept, Oct, Nov) Tuesday September 20, 2016 01:00 PM - 02:00 PM
Homeschool Science Classes Fall Bundle- 3-5 year olds Tuesday September 20, 2016 01:00 PM - 02:00 PM
Homeschool Science Classes Fall Bundle- 6-10 year olds Tuesday September 20, 2016 01:00 PM - 03:00 PM
Homeschool Science Classes Fall Bundle- 11-14 year olds Tuesday September 20, 2016 01:00 PM - 03:00 PM
True Potential: Fitness for Women True Potential-Mornings at PMEC Wednesday September 21, 2016 09:00 AM - 10:00 AM
True Potential: Fitness for Women True Potential Maintenance-Mornings at PMEC Wednesday September 21, 2016 09:00 AM - 10:00 AM
True Potential: Fitness for Women True Potential-Mornings at PMEC, 3x a week Wednesday September 21, 2016 09:00 AM - 10:00 AM
True Potential: Fitness for Women True Potential Maintenance-Mornings at PMEC, 3x a week Wednesday September 21, 2016 09:00 AM - 10:00 AM
True Potential: Fitness for Women True Potential-Once a Week Option Wednesday September 21, 2016 09:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Art- Composing Your Story Art-Composing Your Story Wednesday September 21, 2016 09:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Piloxing Barre: Fusion of Boxing, Pilates, and Barre! Piloxing Barre: Wed Evenings Wednesday September 21, 2016 07:00 PM - 08:00 PM
Barre Body Barre Body, Thursday Mornings Thursday September 22, 2016 08:45 AM - 09:45 AM
Yoga for Adults Adult Yoga at PMEC, Once a week Thursday September 22, 2016 10:00 AM - 11:15 AM
Yoga for Adults Adult Yoga at PMEC, Twice a week Thursday September 22, 2016 10:00 AM - 11:15 AM
True Potential: Fitness for Women True Potential-Mornings at PMEC Friday September 23, 2016 09:00 AM - 10:00 AM
True Potential: Fitness for Women True Potential Maintenance-Mornings at PMEC Friday September 23, 2016 09:00 AM - 10:00 AM
True Potential: Fitness for Women True Potential-Mornings at PMEC, 3x a week Friday September 23, 2016 09:00 AM - 10:00 AM
True Potential: Fitness for Women True Potential Maintenance-Mornings at PMEC, 3x a week Friday September 23, 2016 09:00 AM - 10:00 AM
True Potential: Fitness for Women True Potential-Once a Week Option Friday September 23, 2016 09:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Tiny Toes Dance Tiny Toes Dance (ages 3-5) Friday September 23, 2016 10:15 AM - 11:00 AM