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4 Cross Rd, Amherst, NH 03031

603 673-6248

Peabody Mill Environmental Center

66 Brook Road

603 673-1141

Winter Recreation Programs

Register now for the programs that interest you! Video shows how easy it is to select, register and check out.

Amherst Rec Esport Leagues

Don’t let the winter stop you from some fun competition between friends. Amherst Recreation is stepping into the wild world of esports. 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.

Register by January 6th.

Starts January 16th


Code Wiz Online Coding Class

When it comes to preparing your children for the future, there are few better ways to do so than to help them learn to code! Code Wiz online classes helps kids develop critical problem-solving skills, perseverance, and focus. They will gain valuable 21st century skills that will serve them no matter what career path they choose.

Starts January

So. NH Holiday Light Tour

Be a part of the magic! Decorate your house for the holidays and take a tour around Southern NH for a Tour of Lights. Enter your home below for a chance to win great prizes!

Entries due by December 6th

Viewing from December 11th-27th. A list of houses from across Southern NH will be available to the public..

Viewing from December 11th-27th


Deck the Trails!

Deck the trails with boughs of holly… or anything that would help spread the holiday cheer! This holiday season join The Amherst Parks & Recreation Department and The Amherst Conservation Commission and help us decorate trees on the Joe English Reservation. Prizes available!

Now through January 3rd


Red Cross First Aid, CPR, AED

Interested in learning life saving skills and gain the confidence to be prepared for anything? Get certified in First Aid, CPR, and AED through the American Red Cross. This blended learning course will include an online portion that you complete at home as well as a 2 hour in person skills practice.

2 Sessions on December 13th


Night Hike

Come enjoy the sights and sounds of the forest at night! The hike will be about one mile and takes us on a nice loop through the woods, which lasts about 30-45 minutes. We will end up back by the fire pit where we will invite you to stay and have light refreshments, and hear a few campfire stories.

December 12th