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Youth Programs

Fun In The Sun

The Fun In The Sun program is a summer day camp for Manchester residents ages 6 - 12.  The campers enjoy playground games ,swim lessons, free swim, and the opportunity to try new games and sports.  

Registration Date NEW THIS YEAR 

-Registration Date:  
We are changing up registration this year, instead of doing it in July we are dedicating a night to each site. All of the registration will take place at the JFK Coliseum.  Please enter on Maple St side. 

JFK Coliseum                 
April 21st 2020 4 PM to 6 PM 

Piscataquog River Park   
April 22nd 2020 4 PM to 6 PM 

Livingston Park               
April 23rd 2020 4 PM to 6 PM 

If we don't fill up at on those times there will be 3 additional dates to sign up for any site. 
May 9th 2020 10 AM to 12 PM 
May 20th 2020 4 PM to 6 PM 

May 27th 2020 4 PM to 6 PM 

If you have any questions  please call 624-6444

​-Must have birth certificate to register and proof of residency 

-Children must be 6 -12 years old and have a birth date between these dates:  August 16th 2007  - July 6st 2014

-Program is free to Manchester children only

Program Locations: JFK Memorial Coliseum, Livingston Park, Piscataquog River Park

Program Start Date: July 6th 2020

Program Hours: 9:00 AM to 3:30 PM 

Program End Date: August 14th 2020 

For more information contact Erik at (603)624-6444


Saturday  Basketball Shoot Around

Saturday Basketball shoot around is available to boys and girls who reside in Manchester. The program runs on Saturdays at Beech Street School from December to March. There is no charge for this program and applications are available below. 

Starts:  December 7th, 2019

Ends: March 14th, 2020

This is NOT a basketball league with teams and standings it is simply a program that allows certain age groups  an hour and a half in the gym to shoot around or play pick up games.  The age breakdown is as follows:

Age Group Time
7 - 8 year olds 9:00 am - 10:30 am
9 - 10 year olds 10:30 am - noon
11 - 12 year olds 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
13 years old - High School 2:30 pm - 4:00 pm

For more information contact Erik at (603)624-6444 

Manchester Track and Trail Series 

2019 Manchester Kids Summer Track Series

Track Dates:

June 27th 
July 11th
July 18th 
July 25th 

Registration begins at 5:15 PM with the races running from 6:00 to 7:00 PM.  All races are held at Livingston Park.  The cost is $1 per event or $3 max per child. 


Events include:
Weeks 1 & 3 Weeks 2 & 4

50 (2 - 6 yr olds)

300 Meter Hurdle
100 meter dash 50 meter dash
100 Meter Hurdles 200
400 800
1600 3200
Long Jump Triple Jump
Shot Put High Jump
relay relay


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