The Dupont Splash Pad is open for the season, beginning today. Come have fun and cool off under the water features. Hours of operation are 11 am to 7 pm, seven days per week. COVID-19 safety guidelines are in place. The number of patrons allowed in at any one time will be limited to assist with physical distancing. Please respect all rules and be courteous to staff.
Crystal Lake Beach is open once again to the public, beginning today. Hours of operation for the season are 12 pm to 8 pm, seven days per week. COVID-19 safety guidelines are in place. The number of patrons allowed in the park at any one time will be limited to assist with physical distancing. Please respect all rules and be courteous to staff.
We hope you are enjoying the warmer weather and spending a lot of your time outdoors. Check out Manchester parks and the activities that are happening in the city. There are many small scale opportunities for kids and families to enjoy.
July is National Park and Recreation Month! Since 1985, America has celebrated July as the nation's official Park and Recreation Month, recognizing the importance of community parks and recreational areas. They play an important role as a contributing environmental indicator for better health and physical activity. Celebrate all month long and visit every one of the numerous parks in Manchester.
Parks & Rec is announcing that all playground structures, basketball courts, soccer mini-pitches and the Derryfield Fit Lot will reopen by next Friday, June 19. New signage will begin going up next week advising users of safety guidelines. These will include best practices to minimize virus transmission, and a prohibition on use for those with COVID-19 symptoms or those recently in contact with someone infected with COVID-19. For the most up-to-date status on parks facilities and programming, always visit www.manchesternh.gov/parks.
Parks & Rec Announces Summer 2020 Rules and Regulations
In recognition of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, the Parks & Recreation Division is announcing special rules, closures and cancellations for Summer 2020. Please take note of the guidelines and restrictions in place. We encourage you to enjoy our parks, but ask that you do so safely and with consideration for others. Thank you for your cooperation at this difficult time.
With April school vacation starting next week, we encourage fresh air and exercise but want to remind everyone to please continue practicing physical distancing at our parks, green spaces, and trails.
While our parks remain open, our hard courts, disc golf courses, the Derryfield Golf Course and playgrounds are all still CLOSED.
Again, please be courteous to everyone and practice physical distancing when enjoying our parks.