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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 

-Registration Date: TBD at the site you want you child to attend.

​-Must have birth certificate to register.

-Children must be 6 years old and have a birth date between these dates:  July birth date 2006 - July 6th 2012 

-Registration will take place at the site your child will attend.  The options are Piscataquog River Park, The JFK Coliseum, and Livingston Park 

-Program is free to Manchester children 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:  TBD

Program Hours: TBD

Program End Date: TBD

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 2nd 2017

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 

Summer Fun Runs

Summer Fun Run 2017 Meets:

June 29th
July 6th
July 13th
July 20th 

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 $2 for multiple events.


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



Youth Sports

Volunteers run the following youth sports program in the City:

  • Soccer
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.

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