Manchester has over 2,000 acres of public parkland, as well as facilities and programs that support four seasons of recreation.
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View progress on the Rockingham Rail Trail
We are committed to protecting and promoting the health of the community.
We are working to keep facilties open and programs running, with safety protocols firmly in place.
We continue to:
As circumstances evolve, we will adapt. Stay informed.
New COVID-19 safety rules are in place at our ice arenas. Learn more→
When using our parks, we ask that you follow:
Parks & Rec is a component of the Parks, Recreation & Cemetery Division of the Department of Public Works.
Our personnel manage:
We envision an interconnected system of parks, trails, memorials, facilities and programs that promote healthy individuals and communities through:
Four seasons of diverse and inclusive recreation
Opportunities to enjoy natural amenities
Celebrations of life, art, history, culture and place
Safe and attentive management of grounds, buildings and programs
We strive to embody the core values of the City of Manchester:
Provide exceptional SERVICE. Be responsive, transparent, and efficient.
Work with PRIDE. Act professionally. Apply best practices. Continually improve.
Demonstrate INTEGRITY. Be honest, trustworthy, and accountable.
Show RESPECT. Treat everyone with dignity. Embrace diversity. Listen.
Take INITIATIVE. Explore ideas. Be resourceful. Act.
Promote TEAMWORK. Collaborate and build trust — among colleagues, across departments, with the public.
Parks, Recreation & Cemetery Commission
Michael Dimos, Chairman
Stephen Connors, Secretary