UPDATED: January 14, 2020




4 Cross Rd, Amherst, NH 03031

603 673-6248


Peabody Mill Environmental Center

66 Brook Road

603 673-1141

Adult Programs

Create your Own Cutting Board

Come join us in the shop and build a custom wood art board. This sturdy board is great as a game board, serving tray, or a cutting board.This course will help teach the average woodworker with average materials and the humblest of wood shops create unique and eye-catching wood creations in your own basement or garage. Come join us as we explore and create wood art.

Museum Trips

Join us for a day of paintings, sculptures, and gardens at the best museums in the Greater Boston area.

Museum of Fine Art: Feb 6th

Creative Arts for Adults

A creative arts class for older adults that focuses on exploring a variety of art materials and creating a different art piece each class. The instructor will assist participants with guidance and exploration of the various art materials. No prior art experience needed or required. Just a willingness to create, explore art materials, have fun, and socialize!

Friday, Jan 31st; at PMEC

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.

Youth Programs

I Love Nature

I Love Nature is for preschoolers who are itching to discover the world around them. Each class will include a craft, circle time, and an activity.

Mini Artist

Does your toddler love stickers, sparkles, or maybe drawing on the walls? Join our Mini Artist class where participants and their caregivers will create new projects each week that you can take home and hang on the fridge!

Ages 1-2 and 3-6 on Mondays

Youth Sports


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?

Adult Exercise

Mom’s fight Club w/ Amherst Karate

This is NOT your typical fitness kickboxing class! Learn authentic boxing and kickboxing techniques in the air, on a heavy bag, and with a partner all while getting in a hardcore workout!

All experience levels welcome.

This is a special deal offered for a limited time, partial proceeds will go to Amherst Rec.


Power Barre is a ballet inspired fitness class that strengthens and tones the entire body. This hour class will be high intensity with low impact choreographed to fun music.NO dance experience is required and modifications can be made for all levels.

Tuesdays: 9:30am-10:30am

Wednesdays: 6pm-7:30pm

Saturdays: 8:30am-9:30am


Pilates is a full body-conditioning program comprised of a series of approximately 500 designed movements performed primarily on a mat. This Pilates mat class fuses classical principles and a more contemporary athletic approach to produce noticeable results through more challenging moves.

Mondays: 6pm-7:30pm

Thursdays: 9:30am-10:30am

True Potential

TRUE POTENTIAL is a program designed specifically for women which encompasses nutrition, result-based workouts and mindfulness.

There are classes Mon-Fri to fit your schedule.

Amherst Makerspace

What is The Amherst Makerspace?

Amherst Makerspace is a collaborative project with the Amherst Recreation Department and the Amherst Middle School. An entire wing at the Amherst Middle School, is open to the surrounding communities during non-school hours. We provide the ultimate workshop for paid members, to use State Of the Art tools, share knowledge, work on projects, network, and build things. Our goal is to foster a highly collaborative learning environment that is excellent for individuals who learn best by doing and making, with like-minded people or self-directed.

Repair Cafe

The Amherst Makerspace is hosting people with skills, to help you repair a broken item that you may treasure or something you wish to save from the trash heap. We will have woodworkers, welders, electricians, computer techs and general handymen/women on hand to help you fix your item. Broken furniture, bicycles, toys, toaster, vacuum cleaners, lamps or electronics. If we can fix ain’t broke.

When: Third Thursday of every month, from 6-9pm

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