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Upcoming Events
The Derry Parks & Recreation has numerous special events planned as well as sponsored throughout the year.  Be sure to click on the event name for a printable flyer or link with more detailed information about the event. For additional information on local, national, and global trips please click here!

For more information on any of these events, please contact the Derry Parks & Recreation office at (603) 432-6136

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Recreation Calendar
Please see the Recreation Calendar of Events for a full list of many more fun and exciting activities available throughout Derry!
Ongoing Programs
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2015 Splashpad Group Application
Derry resident groups register starting February 2nd, 2015
Non -resident groups register starting March 30th, 2015

Summer 2015 is fast approaching! All groups and organizations interested in attending the Derry Splashpad this summer must complete and submit the Group Application prior to attending. Groups are encouraged to read through the group-use policy before completing the application form. Derry resident groups are free of charge and non-resident based groups incur a $50.00 per visit fee.

For more information, contact the Recreation Office at (603) 432-6136
2015 Splashpad Birthday/ Private Party Application
Derry resident groups register starting February 2nd, 2015
Non -resident groups register starting March 30th, 2015

All individuals interested in visiting Don Ball Park for the purpose of a gathering, including but not limited to, a birthday party must complete and submit an application prior to attending. Dates are only available on Saturday’s and Sunday’s from mid-June through August in 2 hour increments. The outdoor rental fee for Derry residents is $20.00 and non-residents are $50.00.

For more information, contact the Recreation Office at (603) 432-6136
T-Ball Sign-Ups Begin
Sign-ups from:
Monday, February 2nd - Friday, April 3rd, 2015

T-Ball is a fun, instructional, and interactive program introducing youth ages 4 through 7 to the fundamentals of baseball in a friendly environment. The program follows a set schedule with games occurring twice weekly weather permitting.
Games and practices are scheduled by the Derry Recreation Department and are played at various fields throughout Derry. All official coaches and assistant coaches are registered volunteers through the Recreation Department.

For questions, please contact the Recreation office at (603) 432-6136
March 2015
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Young Athletes Program
Monday, March 2nd, 2015 from 11:00 AM- 12:00 PM
Veterans Hall Gym, 31 West Broadway


The Young Athletes™ program (YAP) is a FREE sports play program for all children ages 2-7, designed to introduce them to the world of sports. Many Young Athletes programs serve as an opportunity for children with and without to play and interact together. The Young Athletes program in New Hampshire is a great introduction to athletics for youth and families of all abilities.
If the Derry School District has a morning delay or cancels school, YAP will be cancelled for the day.

For more information, click the link or call (603) 432-6136
*This session has been moved out to March due to inlcement weather in February.
April 2015
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The Sound of Music 50th Anniversary Trip
Sign-ups Begin in April!

Celebrate The Sound of Music!
50th Anniversary Trip, Stowe, Vermont
Wednesday, June 24, 2015

Join the Derry Parks & Recreation Department as we travel to Stowe Vermont to celebrate the 50th Anniversary of the “Sound of Music!”
First we will visit the Cold Hollow Cider Mill in Vermont where you can enjoy a lunch (on your own) at the Apple Core Luncheonette and a self- guided tour of the cider mill as time permits.
After lunch we will travel to the Trapp Family Lodge to celebrate the 50th Anniversary of “The Sound of Music!” During our 90 minute tour, enjoy see the historic property, a history of the family with comparisons to the movie, a viewing of “The Real Maria” Documentary and then a Q&A with a family member!
This is a Truly Magical Trip you don’t want to miss!

Please select the link to the left for a registration form and additional information and sign up dates!
Senior Citizen Prom- Presented by Pinkerton Academy
Sunday, April 12, 2015 from 12PM-3PM
Pinkerton Academy Senior Cafe- Fine Arts Building

Pinkerton Academy is pleased to invite you to the Senior Citizen Prom! The theme for this year will be "Luau", dressing in theme is encouraged but not required. Doors will open at 11:45AM. There is no fee for the prom, however, tickets are required for all attendees. Registration will begin Monday, March 9th for Derry Residents and Monday, March 16th for Non-Residents. For more information you can call the Recreation office at (603) 432-6136. To register please visit the Derry Parks & Recreation Department at 31 West Broadway.
Monday- Beginner Yoga Class
Spring Session I: April 13th- May 18th, 2015
*There will be NO CLASS April 27th

Spring Session II: June 1st- June 29th

All classes are held at Alexander-Carr Park, 28 Pierce Ave

Registration is ongoing, early registration is suggested. If you have any questions, please call (603) 432-6136
Healthy Aging Lecture Series~ April: Community Caregivers Network
Wednesday, April 15th, 2015 at 12:30 pm
Marion Gerrish Community Center, 39 West Broadway

April’s Topic ~ Community Caregivers Network with Guest Speaker: Cindee Alice Tanuma, Executive Director

The Town of Derry Parks & Recreation Dept. and Parkland Medical have teamed up to offer a series of educational presentations about various health and wellness topics specifically for those aged 50 or better. Each lecture will consist of a presentation from a healthcare expert as well as a question and answer session. Seating is limited and advanced registration is requested. To register, call the Derry Parks & Recreation Department at (603) 432-6136.
Thursday- Intermmediate/ Advanced Yoga Class
Spring Session I: April 16th- May 21st
*There will be NO CLASS April 30th

Spring Session II: June 4th- July 2nd

All classes are held at Alexander-Carr Park, 28 Pierce Ave

Registration is ongoing, early registration is suggested. If you have any questions, please call (603) 432-6136
Go Green Derry Clean-Up Week
April 18th- April 25th from 8:00am- 5:00pm
All Around Town

Gather your friends, family, and neighbors to help make the Town of Derry beautiful and make the Earth happy! For more information visit the Go Green Derry website by following the link!
Senior Citizen Spring Social
Wednesday, April 22nd from 12:00pm- 2:00pm
Alexander-Carr Park Lodge, 28 Pierce Ave

Please call (603) 432-6136 to be added to our waiting list.

We welcome you to join the Derry Parks & Recreation Department for an afternoon celebration of Easter and springtime in Derry. Admission for this catered event is $5.00 to be paid at the time of registration. Tickets are for adults 50 years of age and better while supplies last. Derry Residents can begin registering on Monday, March 2nd. Non-residents can begin registering on Monday, March 16th. For more information click the link or call the Recreation office at (603) 432-6136.
May 2015
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Super Summer Sampler
Friday, May 15th, 2015 from 5:00pm- 7:00pm
Gilbert H. Hood Middle School, 5 Hood Road

The Derry Parks & Recreation Department is pleased to announce the 2nd Annual Super Summer Sampler! This event combines fun games and community resources all in one place! The Super Summer Sampler is the perfect opportunity for families to sign up for and learn more about various activities and events Derry, New Hampshire has to offer during the summer and beyond. Area organizations will participate with FREE carnival style games, registration opportunities, and live demonstrations! For more information on this event, please contact the Recreation Office at (603) 432-6136
Healthy Aging Lecture Series~ May: Diabetes Foot Care
Wednesday, May 20th, 2015 at 12:30 pm
Marion Gerrish Community Center, 39 West Broadway

May’s Topic ~ Diabetes Foot Care with Guest Speaker: Dr. Heidi Newkirk, DPM Podiatrist

The Town of Derry Parks & Recreation Dept. and Parkland Medical have teamed up to offer a series of educational presentations about various health and wellness topics specifically for those aged 50 or better. Each lecture will consist of a presentation from a healthcare expert as well as a question and answer session. Seating is limited and advanced registration is requested. To register, call the Derry Parks & Recreation Department at (603) 432-6136.
Under The Sea Luncheon<br />A New Catered Event!
Wednesday, May 27th, 2015 from 12:00pm- 2:00pm
Alexander-Carr Lodge, 28 Pierce Ave

The air-conditioned lodge will be transformed into an under the sea oasis, perfect for an afternoon meal with friends. Tickets will be available to purchase for $5.00 per person at the Derry Recreation Department. Registration begins Monday, April 6th for Derry- Residents and Monday, April 20th for Non-Residents. Click the link for more information or give the Recreation Office at call at (603) 432-6136!