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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Program Activity Teams Date Time
True Potential: Fitness for Women True Potential-Mornings at PMEC Friday December 2, 2016 09:00 AM - 10:00 AM
True Potential: Fitness for Women True Potential Maintenance-Mornings at PMEC Friday December 2, 2016 09:00 AM - 10:00 AM
True Potential: Fitness for Women True Potential-Mornings at PMEC, 3x a week Friday December 2, 2016 09:00 AM - 10:00 AM
True Potential: Fitness for Women True Potential Maintenance-Mornings at PMEC, 3x a week Friday December 2, 2016 09:00 AM - 10:00 AM
True Potential: Fitness for Women True Potential-Once a Week Option Friday December 2, 2016 09:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Tiny Toes Dance Tiny Toes Dance- Friday Mornings Friday December 2, 2016 10:15 AM - 11:00 AM
Birthday Parties at PMEC Birthday Parties at PMEC Saturday December 3, 2016 08:00 AM - 05:00 PM
Piloxing Barre: Fusion of Boxing, Pilates, and Barre! Piloxing Barre: Sat Mornings, Nov and Dec Saturday December 3, 2016 08:00 AM - 08:50 AM
Nature's Quilts 2016 Sunday December 4, 2016 08:00 AM - 05:00 PM
True Potential: Fitness for Women True Potential-Mornings at PMEC Monday December 5, 2016 09:00 AM - 10:00 AM
True Potential: Fitness for Women True Potential Maintenance-Mornings at PMEC Monday December 5, 2016 09:00 AM - 10:00 AM
True Potential: Fitness for Women True Potential-Mornings at PMEC, 3x a week Monday December 5, 2016 09:00 AM - 10:00 AM
True Potential: Fitness for Women True Potential Maintenance-Mornings at PMEC, 3x a week Monday December 5, 2016 09:00 AM - 10:00 AM
True Potential: Fitness for Women True Potential-Once a Week Option Monday December 5, 2016 09:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Art Explorations- Artist's Notebook for Homeschool Art Explorations- Water Color for Homeschool Monday December 5, 2016 01:00 PM - 02:30 PM
Piloxing Barre: Fusion of Boxing, Pilates, and Barre! Piloxing Barre: Monday Evenings-NEW!! Monday December 5, 2016 05:45 PM - 06:35 PM
Yoga for Adults Adult Yoga at PMEC, Once a week, 6 classes Tuesday December 6, 2016 10:00 AM - 11:15 AM
Yoga for Adults Adult Yoga at PMEC, Twice a week, 12 classes Tuesday December 6, 2016 10:00 AM - 11:15 AM
True Potential: Fitness for Women True Potential-Mornings at PMEC Wednesday December 7, 2016 09:00 AM - 10:00 AM
True Potential: Fitness for Women True Potential Maintenance-Mornings at PMEC Wednesday December 7, 2016 09:00 AM - 10:00 AM
True Potential: Fitness for Women True Potential-Mornings at PMEC, 3x a week Wednesday December 7, 2016 09:00 AM - 10:00 AM
True Potential: Fitness for Women True Potential Maintenance-Mornings at PMEC, 3x a week Wednesday December 7, 2016 09:00 AM - 10:00 AM
True Potential: Fitness for Women True Potential-Once a Week Option Wednesday December 7, 2016 09:00 AM - 10:00 AM
OAK - Outdoor Adventure Klub Late Fall Season Pass (Wednesdays) Wednesday December 7, 2016 03:00 PM - 06:00 PM
OAK - Outdoor Adventure Klub Late Fall (W) - Session 3 Wednesday December 7, 2016 03:00 PM - 06:00 PM
Piloxing Barre: Fusion of Boxing, Pilates, and Barre! Piloxing Barre: Wed Evenings, Nov and Dec Wednesday December 7, 2016 07:00 PM - 08:00 PM
Barre Body Barre Body, Thursday Mornings, Nov and Dec Thursday December 8, 2016 08:45 AM - 09:45 AM
"I Love Nature!" Series for ages 3-6 I Love Winter Mammals! A 3 week session Thursday December 8, 2016 09:00 AM - 09:45 AM
Yoga for Adults Adult Yoga at PMEC, Once a week, 6 classes Thursday December 8, 2016 10:00 AM - 11:15 AM
Yoga for Adults Adult Yoga at PMEC, Twice a week, 12 classes Thursday December 8, 2016 10:00 AM - 11:15 AM
True Potential: Fitness for Women True Potential-Mornings at PMEC Friday December 9, 2016 09:00 AM - 10:00 AM
True Potential: Fitness for Women True Potential Maintenance-Mornings at PMEC Friday December 9, 2016 09:00 AM - 10:00 AM
True Potential: Fitness for Women True Potential-Mornings at PMEC, 3x a week Friday December 9, 2016 09:00 AM - 10:00 AM
True Potential: Fitness for Women True Potential Maintenance-Mornings at PMEC, 3x a week Friday December 9, 2016 09:00 AM - 10:00 AM
True Potential: Fitness for Women True Potential-Once a Week Option Friday December 9, 2016 09:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Tiny Toes Dance Tiny Toes Dance- Friday Mornings Friday December 9, 2016 10:15 AM - 11:00 AM
Piloxing Barre: Fusion of Boxing, Pilates, and Barre! Piloxing Barre: Sat Mornings, Nov and Dec Saturday December 10, 2016 08:00 AM - 08:50 AM
True Potential: Fitness for Women True Potential-Mornings at PMEC Monday December 12, 2016 09:00 AM - 10:00 AM
True Potential: Fitness for Women True Potential Maintenance-Mornings at PMEC Monday December 12, 2016 09:00 AM - 10:00 AM
True Potential: Fitness for Women True Potential-Mornings at PMEC, 3x a week Monday December 12, 2016 09:00 AM - 10:00 AM
True Potential: Fitness for Women True Potential Maintenance-Mornings at PMEC, 3x a week Monday December 12, 2016 09:00 AM - 10:00 AM
True Potential: Fitness for Women True Potential-Once a Week Option Monday December 12, 2016 09:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Art Explorations- Artist's Notebook for Homeschool Art Explorations- Water Color for Homeschool Monday December 12, 2016 01:00 PM - 02:30 PM
Piloxing Barre: Fusion of Boxing, Pilates, and Barre! Piloxing Barre: Monday Evenings-NEW!! Monday December 12, 2016 05:45 PM - 06:35 PM
Preschool Holiday Gift Making Party Pre-school Holiday Gift Making Party Tuesday December 13, 2016 09:00 AM - 10:15 AM
Yoga for Adults Adult Yoga at PMEC, Once a week, 6 classes Tuesday December 13, 2016 10:00 AM - 11:15 AM
Yoga for Adults Adult Yoga at PMEC, Twice a week, 12 classes Tuesday December 13, 2016 10:00 AM - 11:15 AM
True Potential: Fitness for Women True Potential-Mornings at PMEC Wednesday December 14, 2016 09:00 AM - 10:00 AM
True Potential: Fitness for Women True Potential Maintenance-Mornings at PMEC Wednesday December 14, 2016 09:00 AM - 10:00 AM
True Potential: Fitness for Women True Potential-Mornings at PMEC, 3x a week Wednesday December 14, 2016 09:00 AM - 10:00 AM
True Potential: Fitness for Women True Potential Maintenance-Mornings at PMEC, 3x a week Wednesday December 14, 2016 09:00 AM - 10:00 AM
True Potential: Fitness for Women True Potential-Once a Week Option Wednesday December 14, 2016 09:00 AM - 10:00 AM
OAK - Outdoor Adventure Klub Late Fall Season Pass (Wednesdays) Wednesday December 14, 2016 03:00 PM - 06:00 PM
OAK - Outdoor Adventure Klub Late Fall (W) - Session 4 Wednesday December 14, 2016 03:00 PM - 06:00 PM
Piloxing Barre: Fusion of Boxing, Pilates, and Barre! Piloxing Barre: Wed Evenings, Nov and Dec Wednesday December 14, 2016 07:00 PM - 08:00 PM
Barre Body Barre Body, Thursday Mornings, Nov and Dec Thursday December 15, 2016 08:45 AM - 09:45 AM
"I Love Nature!" Series for ages 3-6 I Love Winter Mammals! A 3 week session Thursday December 15, 2016 09:00 AM - 09:45 AM
Yoga for Adults Adult Yoga at PMEC, Once a week, 6 classes Thursday December 15, 2016 10:00 AM - 11:15 AM
Yoga for Adults Adult Yoga at PMEC, Twice a week, 12 classes Thursday December 15, 2016 10:00 AM - 11:15 AM
True Potential: Fitness for Women True Potential-Mornings at PMEC Friday December 16, 2016 09:00 AM - 10:00 AM
True Potential: Fitness for Women True Potential Maintenance-Mornings at PMEC Friday December 16, 2016 09:00 AM - 10:00 AM
True Potential: Fitness for Women True Potential-Mornings at PMEC, 3x a week Friday December 16, 2016 09:00 AM - 10:00 AM
True Potential: Fitness for Women True Potential Maintenance-Mornings at PMEC, 3x a week Friday December 16, 2016 09:00 AM - 10:00 AM
True Potential: Fitness for Women True Potential-Once a Week Option Friday December 16, 2016 09:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Tiny Toes Dance Tiny Toes Dance- Friday Mornings Friday December 16, 2016 10:15 AM - 11:00 AM
Full Moon Hike at PMEC 2016 - 2017 Full Moon Hike: December (Single) Friday December 16, 2016 05:00 PM - 07:00 PM
Full Moon Hike at PMEC 2016 - 2017 Full Moon Hike: December (Family) Friday December 16, 2016 05:00 PM - 07:00 PM
Piloxing Barre: Fusion of Boxing, Pilates, and Barre! Piloxing Barre: Sat Mornings, Nov and Dec Saturday December 17, 2016 08:00 AM - 08:50 AM
True Potential: Fitness for Women True Potential-Mornings at PMEC Monday December 19, 2016 09:00 AM - 10:00 AM
True Potential: Fitness for Women True Potential Maintenance-Mornings at PMEC Monday December 19, 2016 09:00 AM - 10:00 AM
True Potential: Fitness for Women True Potential-Mornings at PMEC, 3x a week Monday December 19, 2016 09:00 AM - 10:00 AM
True Potential: Fitness for Women True Potential Maintenance-Mornings at PMEC, 3x a week Monday December 19, 2016 09:00 AM - 10:00 AM
True Potential: Fitness for Women True Potential-Once a Week Option Monday December 19, 2016 09:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Homeschool PE at PMEC Homeschool PE- Winter Bundle Tuesday December 20, 2016 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Homeschool Science Classes Winter Bundle- 3-5 year olds Tuesday December 20, 2016 01:00 PM - 02:00 PM
Homeschool Science Classes Winter Bundle- 6-10 year olds Tuesday December 20, 2016 01:00 PM - 03:00 PM
Homeschool Science Classes Winter Bundle - 11-14 year olds Tuesday December 20, 2016 01:00 PM - 03:00 PM
Winter Solstice Lantern Walk Lantern Walk- Family Rate Tuesday December 20, 2016 03:30 PM - 05:00 PM
Winter Solstice Lantern Walk Lantern Walk- Individual Rate Tuesday December 20, 2016 03:30 PM - 05:00 PM
True Potential: Fitness for Women True Potential-Mornings at PMEC Wednesday December 21, 2016 09:00 AM - 10:00 AM
True Potential: Fitness for Women True Potential Maintenance-Mornings at PMEC Wednesday December 21, 2016 09:00 AM - 10:00 AM
True Potential: Fitness for Women True Potential-Mornings at PMEC, 3x a week Wednesday December 21, 2016 09:00 AM - 10:00 AM
True Potential: Fitness for Women True Potential Maintenance-Mornings at PMEC, 3x a week Wednesday December 21, 2016 09:00 AM - 10:00 AM
True Potential: Fitness for Women True Potential-Once a Week Option Wednesday December 21, 2016 09:00 AM - 10:00 AM
OAK - Outdoor Adventure Klub Late Fall Season Pass (Wednesdays) Wednesday December 21, 2016 03:00 PM - 06:00 PM
OAK - Outdoor Adventure Klub Late Fall (W) - Session 5 Wednesday December 21, 2016 03:00 PM - 06:00 PM
True Potential: Fitness for Women True Potential-Mornings at PMEC Friday December 23, 2016 09:00 AM - 10:00 AM
True Potential: Fitness for Women True Potential Maintenance-Mornings at PMEC Friday December 23, 2016 09:00 AM - 10:00 AM
True Potential: Fitness for Women True Potential-Mornings at PMEC, 3x a week Friday December 23, 2016 09:00 AM - 10:00 AM
True Potential: Fitness for Women True Potential Maintenance-Mornings at PMEC, 3x a week Friday December 23, 2016 09:00 AM - 10:00 AM
True Potential: Fitness for Women True Potential-Once a Week Option Friday December 23, 2016 09:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Tiny Toes Dance Tiny Toes Dance- Friday Mornings Friday December 23, 2016 10:15 AM - 11:00 AM