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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

​-Must have birth certificate to register.

-Children must be 6 -12 years old and have a birth date between these dates:  August 16th 2006  - July 1st 2013

-Program is free to Manchester children only

Livingston Park:
JFK Coliseum:
Piscaataquog River Park:  

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

Program Start Date:  July 8th 

Program Hours: 9:00 AM to 3:30 PM 

Program End Date: August 16th 

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 

Track Dates:

June 28th 
July 5th
July 19th 
July 26th 

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:

Spring & Summer

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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