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UPDATED: February 24, 2020

 

AMHERST RECREATION

DEPARTMENT

4 Cross Rd, Amherst, NH 03031

603 673-6248

 

Peabody Mill Environmental Center

66 Brook Road

603 673-1141

Spring Sports registration closes soon

Greetings,

We hope you have a fun and relaxing vacation for those in school. On March 1st we will be announcing some new, big programs that we are excited to share with you so stay tuned!

For Adults..

  • Boston Flower Show
  • Herbal Salve Making
  • Barre/Pilates New Session
  • NH Fish & Game Presentations

For Kids..

  • Full Moon Hike
  • Spring Peepers ages 3-5
  • Teen Adventure...coming 3/1

Youth Sports

Lacrosse

Amherst Recreation is excited to be teaming up with Souhegan Valley Lacrosse 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?

Uniforms must be purchased by 2/21 to guarantee delivery by first game.

Spring Baseball

Batter up! Babe Ruth League Baseball is open for players 5-15 years old. Please see below for information on specific groups including season dates.

Youth Softball

Come join girls ages 5-12 on the softball diamond. Please see below for information on specific age groups, including season dates and late fees.

Tumbling Class

This class encompasses all aspects of tumbling for those who are working on advanced tumbling skills (back handsprings, tucks, and combination passes).

Begins March 11th

Adult Programs

Herbal Salve Making

Come learn how to make herbal salves! Salves are a simple, useful, and effective way to use herbs in your every day life. The combination of herbs, oils, and beeswax creates a soothing and nourishing blend specific to your needs.

March 1st at 2pm

 

Summer Camps

Outdoor Discovery Camp

This summer, Outdoor Discover Camp is excited to offer a fun-filled camp focused on exploring the great outdoors and encouraging an appreciation for the natural environment. Amy Hull, PMEC Coordinator and her fun, creative staff is looking forward to making 2020 the most memorable summer ever!

Offering Full Summer, Weekly and daily options

Early Bird Discount Ends April 14th!

Baboosic Lake Summer Camp

Offering Full Summer, Weekly and Daily options

Early Bird Discount Ends April 14th!

Are you ready for a summer of craziness, memories and laughs. Each day campers will be greeted by our energetic counselors and have the opportunity to play a variety of games, swim and make a craft with their friends. Special events are planned in conjunction with our weekly themes to round out the summer of fun. Whether it be building a cardboard boat, cooking pancakes over and open fire, weaving a friendship bracelet or a camper/counselor tug-o-war match, be prepared for goofy, super fun, days with high-energy activities at Baboosic Lake Summer Camp!

Outdoor Discovery Mini Camp

A Mini Camper’s (ages 4 & 5) day is filled with creativity and curiosity by exploring the natural world through hands-on discovery. Each day will include nature based crafts and other various activities, sports, and water play.

Cheer Camp

Are you ready to jump, cheer, dance and stunt? Have fun learning and improving on the fundamentals of cheerleading at the Amherst Recreation Cheer Camp.

All Ages

Ukulele Lessons

Find the Ukulele Class that is right for you! Class options have expanded and beginners and all ages are welcome. You will be playing in no time.

Black Bear and Bobcat Presentation

Join us for an exciting free two part lecture series on Black Bears & Bobcats presented by New Hampshire Fish & Game expertise, Don Allen.

Full Moon Hike

Come join us for a full moon hike led by a educator at PMEC!

Have you ever hiked in the woods at night without a flashlight? You will be amazed how well you can see in the full moonlight without one. Afterwards there will be hot cider, as well as stories to share.

When: March 7th, 5:30pm

Preschool Programs

Spring Peepers

PMEC is excited to offer a unique experience geared towards children ages 3-5years old. We’ve taken our popular summer camp program and added a springtime twist. This six week, half day program will concentrate on outdoor adventures, nature based crafts, environmental education and creative play. Children will take part in various activities geared around a new theme each week!

Start Smart Softball/Baseball

Start Smart Baseball is a developmentally appropriate introductory baseball program for children 3-5 years old. The program prepares children for organized tee ball, baseball and softball in a fun non-threatening environment.

In the Community

2020 Chapman Baseball Clinic

We are inviting up to 75 youth baseball players, ages 5-12, to join us for an instructional baseball camp!

This camp will strengthen players’ fundamental skills in all facets of their game.  Players will be coached by Bedford High School Coaches and Players in a station- based camp that focuses on improving basic fundamentals of the game.

 

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