Join OYS for a summer of free and fun activities for incoming Manchester middle and high school students.
Registration is REQUIRED for all activities.
Registration form is available for download and must be completed and signed by a parent/guardian prior to participation.
Activities may be cancelled due to rain or extreme heat; check online for cancellations. All cancellations will be posted on the OYS Facebook page and this website.
No transportation or meals provided. Youth must wear appropriate clothing and bring a water bottle and sunscreen. No activities will be held on Thursday July 4th and Friday July 5th. Boot Camp will not run on Wednesday July 31st.
To contact OYS, call 603-624-6470 or email KTreacy@ManchesterNH.gov
Download the Summer Activities Schedule
Download the Summer Activities Registration
Registration is REQUIRED for all activities. Registration form is available for download and must be completed and signed by a parent/guardian prior to participation.
OYS Summer Activity 2019 Descriptions
Talent Show – Come show off your talents at the Manchester City Library on Monday June 24th. Limited spaces to perform, call 603-640-6470 to sign up. Performers arrive at 12:30, talent show begins at 1pm in the Manchester City Library Auditorium.
Kick Ball Games & Contest – Pick-up games of kick ball begin at 10am in Wolfe Park on Harvell Street on Tuesday June 25th. Longest kick contest begins at 11:30 with prizes for 1st and 2nd place. Please wear sneakers and bring a water bottle and sunscreen.
3-on-3 Basketball Tournament – Grab your teammates and compete in the 3-on-3 basketball tournament in Sheridan-Emmett Park on Beech Street on Wednesday June 26th. Limit of 12 teams with team sign ups at 12:30pm and the tournament starting at 1pm. Please wear sneakers and bring a water bottle and sunscreen.
Downtown Scavenger Hunt – Bring a friend and solve clues as you make your way downtown. Start at the Office of Youth Services (848 Elm Street, Third Floor) at 10am on Thursday June 27th when you pick up your first clue. Prizes for 1st and 2nd place finishers who solve all the clues and make it to the final destination before 12pm.
Meet & Greet Picnic with OYS Staff – Meet the OYS staff and learn about what OYS offers and how OYS staff can support students. Come meet us at Rock Rimmon Park on Mason Street on Friday June 28th from 12pm-2pm. Enjoy the splash pad and playground. Bring a bagged lunch and a blanket or chairs to sit on. Families are welcome.
July & August:
Boot Camp – Cardio conditioning and strength training for all levels Wednesdays in July from 10am-11am in Livingston Park. No equipment required, participants must wear sneakers and bring a water bottle and sunscreen. Note: Boot Camp will not be held on July 31st.
Capture the Flag – Pick-up games of capture the flag Fridays in July from 10am-12pm in Cullerot Park. Participants must wear sneakers and bring a water bottle. Note: Capture the Flag will not be held on July 5th.
Girl Talk in the Park – Bring a bagged lunch and check in about what’s going on in your life every Tuesday in July and August from 12pm-2pm in Veterans Park. Sorry, girls only for this activity.
Hiking at Lake Massabesic – Meet in the parking lot off the Londonderry Turnpike for a hike around the lake Thursdays in August from 10am-12pm. Participants must wear sneakers and bring a water bottle, sunscreen, and bug spray.
Movie Afternoon – Get out of the heat Fridays in August at the Manchester City Library for a movie. Movies will vary each week, check back soon for movie announcements. Movie begins at 1pm. Note: No food or drinks or allowed in the Auditorium during the movie.
August 2nd – Little (PG-13)
August 9th – Glass (PG-13)
August 16th – Dumbo (PG)
August 23rd – A Midea Family Funeral (PG-13)
August 30th – Black Panther (PG-13)
Nature Walk at Livingston Park – Take a walk around the pond at Livingston Park Mondays in July from 10am-12pm. Enjoy the beautiful park and observe the animals and insects that call it home. Participants must wear sneakers and bring a water bottle, sunscreen, and bug spray.
Pick-Up Basketball - Pick-up basketball games and skills drills at the West High School gym each Tuesday in July and August from 11am-1pm. Participants must wear sneakers and bring a water bottle.
Pick-Up Soccer - Pick up soccer games and skills drills Wednesdays in July and Monday and Wednesdays in August from 11am-2pm at Sheridan-Emmett Park, Beech Street. Participants must wear sneakers and bring a water bottle and sunscreen.
Service Projects – Join us to give back to our community though service project in July. Each week we will have a new project and location. Participants must wear sneakers and bring a water bottle.
July 11th – TBD, check back soon for updates!
July 18th – Manchester Fire Department, Central Fire Station (100 Merrimack Street). Meet at OYS (848 Elm Street, third floor). Time TBD
July 25th – TBD, check back soon for updates!