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City of Manchester
Dept of Public Works
Parks, Recreation
and Cemeteries Division

475 Valley Street
Manchester, NH 03103

Chief of Parks
Don Pinard

Phone: (603) 624-6444
Fax: (603) 624-6487

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Shortcut: www.manchesternh.gov/parks

The City of Manchester takes great pride in the near 2,000 acres of green space for its residents' uses including facilities, fields, trails and cemeteries with various amenities. Please browse through the site to take advantage of all that the Queen City has to offer. The site includes tons of information on recreational leagues and opportunities for kids and adults.

Our Mission

To provide quality recreational facilities and programs to serve the public and enhance the quality of life.

Our Vision

To be a progressive agency that meets the recreational and leisure needs of residents while complementing the city’s economic and redevelopment goals.


Name Title Phone Extension
Tom Mattson Parks Operations Manager (603) 624-6444 5313
Andy Vachon Recreation Enterprise Manager (603) 624-6444 5314
Michael Baer Urban Forester (603) 624-6444 5350
Jessica Chambers Parks Planner (603) 624-6444 5348
Judith Aron Cemetery Supervisor (603) 624-6514  

Parks, Recreation & Cemetery Commission

  • Robert Blaisdell, Chairman
  • Richard Powers
  • George "Butch" Joseph, Clerk
  • Andrew Manning
  • William Craig


last changed 7/8/2013

Parks Headlines

Color Me Rad 5K

Veteran's Park is the place to be on Sunday April 27th! Join the fun for the Color Me Rad 5K benefiting New Horizons.

For more information http://www.colormerad.com/race/manchester-nh

More Headlines... 04/23/2014
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