The Parks, Recreation & Cemetery Department offers a number of Youth Programs, some offered directly by the department, including Fun In The Sun and the Saturday Junior Basketball, and various Youth Sports Programs run by volunteers.
Fun In The Sun
The Fun In The Sun program is a summer day camp for Manchester residents ages 6 - 12.
For information on the Fun in the Sun, please call Erik Bukowski at (603) 624-6444.
Registration Date and Requirements:
- Registration Date: July 5, 2016 AT 8:00 AM
Registration will take place at the site your child will be attending.
- Must have birth certificate to register.
MANCHESTER RESIDENTS ONLY, if there is a question you will have to prove residency
- Youngsters MUST be 6 (Six) years of age to register.
- Registration will take place at the site your child will attend.
- Program is free to Manchester youngsters only
- Registration will continue throughout the six weeks provided space is available at each site.
Program Locations: JFK Memorial Coliseum, Livingston Park (Dorr's Pond House), Piscataquog River Park
Program Start Date: July 6, 2016
Program Hours: Monday - Friday 9:00 AM to 3:30 PM
Program End Date: August 11, 2016
- playground activities
- arts & crafts
- local field trips
- special events days such as MTV day or Christmas in July
- inter Fun In The Sun sports days
For information on Fun in the Sun, please call Erik Bukowski at (603) 792-5347.
Saturday Basketball Shoot Around
SaturdayBasketball 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 can be picked up at the school on Saturdays only while the program is running.
Starts: 2016-2017 dates December 3, 2016 - April 8, 2017 (No program on December 24 and December 31) 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:
|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.
Summer Fun Runs
The Summer Fun Runs will be held on every Thursday beginning Thursday, June 30th and running every Thursday in the month of July at the Gatsas Athletic Complex in Livingston Park. Registration begins at 5:15 PM, with events beginning at 6:00 PM.
|Weeks 1 & 3
||Weeks 2 & 4
50 (2 - 6 yr olds)
|300 Meter Hurdle
|100 meter dash
||50 meter dash
|100 Meter Hurdles
For more information about the Summer Fun Runs : Kelly at 603-548-6802, email firstname.lastname@example.org (Please note this contact information is only for Summer Fun Runs.)
Volunteers run the following youth sports program in the City:
Spring & Summer
- Little League & T-Ball
- Greater Manchester Colt League
- Youngsville Athletic Association
- Babe Ruth Baseball
- Legion Baseball
- Manchester Girls Softball
- Junior Deb Softball
Registration is usually done the season before the sport actually takes place. Please call the Parks, Recreation & Cemetery Department at (603) 624-6444 for contact names and numbers.