Please see the Recreation Calendar of Events for a full list of many more fun and exciting activities available throughout Derry!
DON BALL PARK/ SPLASHPAD OPEN!
Location: Don Ball Park, 14 Humphrey Road, Derry, NH
Phone: (603) 432-6078 or Main office: (603) 432-6136
Welcome to Derry's Splashpad Park! Located within Don Ball Park, the Splashpad is the perfect place to cool off during the summer. The park includes various sprinkler, splashing, and dumping apparatus. There are no water slides, pools, etc. The park is free of charge and is open during the summer months, weather permitting. Please be sure to review the Rules & Regulations before visiting the park.
For more information regarding the Splashpad Reservations, Rules, and Regulations please contact the Parks & Recreation Department at (603) 432-6136
GALLIENS TOWN BEACH OPEN!
Location: 39 Pond Rd in Derry, on the corner of Route 102 & Pond Rd.
Phone: (603) 432-6139 or the main office (603) 432-6136
Facility Includes: Concession, bathrooms, changing area, sandy beach area, parking, fishing dock, & picnic tables
Gallien's Town Beach is Derry's prime summer location on the corner of Route 102 and Pond Road. GTB is open to Derry Residents and their guests only (with proof of residency for all participants). Season passes may be obtained at both the Parks & Recreation Office, or at the GTB Concession Stand.
Normal operating hours during the summer season are 10:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m., Sunday through Saturday (weather permitting). During these hours lifeguards are on duty for swimming, the concession stand is available for purchasing food and drinks, and the park area is open for picnicking, fishing, and the launching of non-motorized boats. Kayak and paddle boat rentals are available to patrons for $5.00 - $10.00 per hour.
Monday, August 10th
Fall Registrations are now open! You can now register for the following programs:
YAP- Young Athletes Program
Adult Judo & Lil' Samurai
Beginner & Intermediate Yoga
For more information on any of these programs, please call the Recreation office at 603-432-6136, or click the link.
September 2, 2015 from 2:00pm- 4:30pm
Galliens Town Beach- 39 Pond Road
Join us for a fun filled catered picnic at the beach! The Derry Parks & Recreation Dept. invites you for food and entertainment all at the tranquil setting of Galliens Town Beach. The beach will be open just for you today! During the event, DJ Greg Sowa will play some classic and new musical hits for you to dance to. Relax under the white canopy tent or kick your feet up and sit on the beach. The meal will include the usual picnic favorites served by the Parks & Recreation Employees! Relax! You’ve earned it! Individuals age 50 and older are welcome to attend this annual end of summer tradition. Tickets are $10.00 each and are required for admittance. For more information click the link or call the Recreation office at 603-432-6136!
Beginning in September 2015
Thursday's from 2:00pm- 4:00pm
Veterans Hall Gym, 31 West Broadway
Love playing basketball? Starting in September the Derry Recreation Department will begin a new program for Greater Derry Senior Citizens!Open gym is a time for individuals age 50+ to practice basketball skills, play a pick-up game, and make new friends. The program is hled indoors at Veterans Hall and is FREE! Questions or for more information call 603-432-6136
Labor Day- Office Closure
Veterans Hall will be closed Monday, September 7th, 2015 in observance of Labor day. All activities scheduled at Veterans Hall will be cancelled on this day.
Saturday, September 19th, 2015 from 10:00am- 5:00pm
MacGregor Park, East Broadway next to the Derry Public Library
Come celebrate Derryfest's 26th Anniversary. This year we are bringing you a whole new event. With more events for children and new entertainment, this is an event you won't want to miss! Click the link for more information and a line-up of performers!