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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

Special Event
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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 Activities
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Snowmobile Safety Course
Sign-ups begin for Derry Residents Oct 6, 2014
Non-Residents can Sign-up as of October 20, 2014
No more than 40 participants will be accepted. Please call the Recreation Office at (603) 432-6136. For additional information, please select the attached link.
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Healthy Aging Lecture Series
Wednesday, November 19th, 2014 at 12:30PM
Marion Gerrish Community Center- 39 W. Broadway

Topic: A Blizzard of Information: An Informational Guide to Community Resources
Guest Speaker: Jill Jamro, Human Services Administrator, Town of Derry, NH
Additional information is provided in the attached link.
To RSVP, please call 603-432-6136
2015 Updates for Medicare & Prescription Drug Plans
Friday, November 21, 2014
Alexander- Carr Lodge
28 Pierce Ave Derry, NH
Please call (603) 432-6136 to RSVP

The Town of Derry Parks & Recreation Department and the Rockingham
County ServiceLink invite you to join in this educational discussion to answer
your questions on recent updates to Medicare and prescription drug options.
This event has been specifically designed to address the needs of individuals
who are 50 + years of age, caregivers, and senior service professionals in
Rockingham County. Attendees are encouraged to submit questions in advance.
Light refreshments will be provided.
Reserve your seat today by calling the Derry Parks & Recreation Office at
(603) 432-6136 or email

Please see the attached link for more info.
41st Annual Turkey Trot 5k Road Race
November 27th 9:00 AM
Galliens Town Beach on Beaver Lake Rte102 Derry, NH

Family traditions are harder and harder to develop and nurture over the years but this is an easy one for local families to participate. It's enjoyable, fun, and for a great cause so come on down and run so you can eat an extra piece(or two) of pie. Registrations are now being accepted.
Office Closed
Office Closed
Thursday, November 27th and Friday, November 28th, 2014
The office will be closed to day in observance of the holiday. Happy Holidays!
2014 Holiday Parade
Saturday, November 29th, 2014
Beginning at 1:00PM

The Greater Derry Londonderry Chamber of Commerce is pleased to announce the 28th annual Holiday Parade! The theme this year will be: Once Upon a Time ~ A fairy tale holiday. This is the parade that you do not want to miss. Enjoy marching bands, parade floats, fire trucks, and Santa and Mrs. Claus! The parade will begin on West Broadway, continue down to East Broadway, turn onto Crystal Ave., and end at Hood Commons. Please follow the link for more information and for additional links to register for the parade. The registration forms can be found by clicking on the parade participation form as well as clicking organization biography form. For more information please call the Greater Derry Londonderry Chamber of Commerce at 603-432-8205.
A Very Derry Holiday
Saturday, November 29th, 2014
Veterans Hall Gym, 31 West Broadway, Derry

A Very Derry Holiday is a yearly tradition that immediately follows the Holiday Parade. Decorate your very own yummy gingerbread cookie in the gingerbread room, stop in to the face paint area for some face painting fun, paint a wooden toy at Santa’s workshop, and get your picture taken with Santa and Mrs. Claus. Additional information is available in the attached link or call the recreation office at 432-6136.
December 2014
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FREE Boys Lacrosse Clinic
FREE Boys Lacrosse Clinic
Wednesdays: December 3, 10, & 17
SportsZone, Derry, NH
Grades prek-4 meet from 5pm to 6pm
Grades 5th through 8th meet from 6pm to 7pm

The Derry Parks & Recreation and Derry Youth Lacrosse Association are sponsoring a FREE Boys introductory lacrosse clinic series.
This 3 session clinic is for boys in grades pre-k through 8th from Derry, Chester, and Auburn who have never played lacrosse before. We will supply everything you need to participate. Advance online registration is recommended but not required; registrations will be accepted onsite.

Register online at:
Recreation Basketball Program Practice Begins
Recreation Basketball Program Practice Begins
Practices are scheduled to tentatively begin by the second or third week of December. All players on practicing teams (grades 3-8) should receive a call from their coach by December 8th. Please contact the Recreation office at (603) 432-6136 if you’ve not heard from your coach and you are in a practicing division. *Please note, this time and date may change based on coach availability, weather, etc. Please check back here for any future updates.
Day Trip - Rudolph the Red Nosed Reindeer the Musical
Saturday, December 13th, 2014
Depart from Derry at 8:30am

Travel to Boston for a family trip to see this beloved classic Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer the Musical! While in Boston we will visit Faneuil Hall to take in the sights and sounds of the holiday season. For more information please contact the Parks & Recreation Department at 603-432-6136!
Healthy Aging Lecture Series ~ December
Wednesday, December 17th, 2014 at 12:30PM
Marion Gerrish Community Center- 39 W. Broadway

Topic~ All Those Holiday Treats!
Guest Speaker~ Kristen Flagg, RD, LD

For more information or to RSVP, please call 603-432-6136.
Office Closed
Office Closed
Thursday, December 25th and Friday, December 26th, 2014
The office is closed today in observance of the holiday. Happy Holidays!
January 2015
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Office Closed
Office Closed
Thursday, January 1, 2015
The office is closed today in observance of the holiday. Happy New Year!
Basketball Program Begins For all ages!
Basketball Program Begins For all ages!<br />
January 2015
The winter basketball program will begin for all participants in January. If you've not heard from a coach by January 1st, please contact our office at (603) 432-6136 on Friday, January 2, 2015.