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UPDATED: February 15, 2021

 

AMHERST RECREATION

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4 Cross Rd, Amherst, NH 03031

603 673-6248

 

Peabody Mill Environmental Center

66 Brook Road

603 673-1141

For Kids

February Vacation Camp

February School Vacation will be here before you know it! What better way to spend it then take part in a fun-filled week at camp. This camp will be based around the the beautiful outdoors and nature that PMEC has to offer! Each day there will be outdoor exploration, snow play, nature hikes, group games, and of course...arts and crafts!

February Vacation Camp- CLICK HERE

 

Summer Camp 2021

Summer Camp 2021 is Open for Registration!

Baboosic Lake Summer Camp

Outdoor Discovery Summer Camp

 

Esport Leagues

Esports is one of the fastest growing competitions in the world and we want to allow players a safe way to compete with friends on your own in the confines of your own home. 

Esport Leagues-CLICK HERE

 

Cheerleading

Spring cheer is for kids who want to learn more about cheer as well as current cheerleaders. Teams will learn a routine that incorporates dance, partner stunts, tumbling, and more!

Cheerleading- CLICK HERE

 

Home School Science

Welcome to Home School Science Class 2020! We are thrilled to be kicking off the Fall school year with an exciting Home School curriculum. The structure for each session includes, one hour Education and one hour Play/Social Interaction.

Home School Science- CLICK HERE

 

Amherst Rec Lacrosse

Amherst Recreation is excited to be teaming up with Amherst Lacrosse Club to offer Lacrosse to both boys and girls in the Souhegan Valley Region. Our goal is to teach athletes the FUNdamentals of Lacrosse in both practices and games. If it's not FUN, why play?

Lacrosse- CLICK HERE

 

Baseball

Batter up! Babe Ruth League Baseball is open for players 5-15 years old. Early Bird Deadline is February 10th!

Baseball- CLICK HERE

 

Softball

Come join girls ages 5-12 on the softball diamond! Early Bird Deadline is February 10th!

Softball- CLICK HERE

 

 

Family Fun

Amherst to Amherst Challenge

Amherst New Hampshire; Amherst New York; and Amherst Nova Scotia have challenged each other to see which community can walk the furthest in February.

Amherst to Amherst- CLICK HERE

Strava Club- CLICK HERE

 

 

Baboosic Lake Season Pass

For those who are already tired of cold weather, get a jump start on your summer buy buying your Baboosic Lake Beach Pass.

Season Pass- CLICK HERE

 

Master Plan Survey Results

The Amherst Planning Board has established a Master Plan Steering Committee that facilitated the 2021 Amherst Master Plan Update for the next ten years. Click this link for the comprehensive report:

Amherst Master Plan Survey Results

For Adults

Community Garden

Garden plots will be allotted on a first come, first served basis with a nominal fee to cover maintenance and utilities. Each gardener is free to select their favorite vegetable varieties and lay out their plot accordingly.

Community Garden-CLICK HERE

 

Forest Bathing & Meditation

The full moon is a time for connection, intention, and expansion ~ a time to plant new seeds.

Immerse yourself in nature with forest bathing and yoga beneath the full moon. Restore and illuminate your senses with the two practices as you soak in nature.

March 28th

Meditation- CLICK HERE

 

Strength & Power

Group Exercise Classes

New in January.... In Person and Online

 

Mondays 6-7pm- Pilates Strength

Tuesdays 9-10am- Pilates Mat

Wednesday 6-7pm- Power Barre

Thursdays 6-7pm- Yoga Sculpt

Saturdays 9:30-10:30am- 20/20/20

Group Exercise Classes-CLICK HERE

 

Please bookmark this page and check back often. Updates are posted periodically or soon after we receive them.

Senior Walking Program

Join others in the community to stay active all winter with daily walks at the Hampshire Dome

 

Who: ages 70+ for free

Where: Hampshire Dome

When: Tuesdays-Fridays, 10am-1pm beginning December 1st

Senior Walking Program-CLICK HERE

 

XC Ski Clinics

XC Ski Clinics available for beginners and intermediate skiers. The coaching staff of the Souhegan High School Nordic Team will teach you how to be more comfortable on your skis and proper techniques.

XC Ski ClinicS- CLICK HERE

 

Hiking & Yoga in Nature

Get ready for a fun and active morning of hiking, yoga and meditation. Build strength, endurance, flexibility and balance while exploring nature and finding peace in the outdoors.

Begins Sunday, 1/24

Hiking & Yoga -CLICK HERE

 

Yoga for Adults & Teens

This class includes gently flowing yoga poses, breath work, meditation and relaxation. Letting our breath lead our movements, we move gently through yoga poses as we strengthen, stretch and tone our body and mind!

Yoga- CLICK HERE

 

Meditation for Beginners

Join us as we explore the basics of a mindfulness meditation practice. We will practice using anchors and labels, noticing the value of present moment experiences, body scanning, guided meditation, and walking meditation.

Meditation-CLICK HERE

 

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