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Parks & Recreation
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Parks & Recreation Director
Recreation Coordinator
Recreation Program Assistant
Veterans Hall
31 West Broadway
Derry, NH 03038
(603) 432-6136
(603) 432-6758
Monday-Friday 8:00am-4:30pm
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Parks & Activities Update
+ Did you miss T-Ball sign ups? A small number of spaces are still available by registering at the Recreation Office located at Veterans Hall, 31 West Broadway, Derry, NH 03038 open Monday-Friday 8am-4:30pm.

+ Please check back for additional updates throughout the day. For more information please call (603) 432-6136.

+ This information was updated 4/23/2014 at 2:00pm
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Fun at Derry's Local Parks
Alexander-Carr Park
The Lodge is now closed for the season
Rentals and classes will continue as scheduled
28 Pierce Ave in Derry
(603) 537-9205
Alexander-Carr Park and Lodge is located at the end of Pierce Ave and is situated behind Parkland Medical Center. This facility is home to many Recreation programs including our Healthy Aging Lecture Series, Adult Yoga, and Senior Citizen Luncheons. This park also has a small playground, walking trails, and tennis courts! During the winter months, this park is commonly referred to as "the sledding hill."  A concession stand is open during operating hours. For a schedule of tentative hours please contact the Lodge at (603) 537-9205. Normal days of operation are Friday, Saturday, Sunday, and Holiday/School vacation from December through Mid-March (weather permitting).
For more information on scheduled programs or how to rent this facility for your special event, please contact the Recreation office at (603) 432-6136.

Don Ball Park Playground
Splashpad & Concession Stand now closed
14 Humphrey Rd Derry, NH
Don Ball Park is located on Humphrey Road off By Pass 28. This is home of the Town's most active park, and includes the towns largest playground with swings, slides, and ample running space. The numerous athletic fields located at this park include two practice fields, a game only field, a softball field, and baseball diamond. The playground and fields are open weather permitting throughout the year.

Hood Park
Waterfront & Concession Stand now closed
4 Rollins St Derry, NH
Come and enjoy the spring weather at Hood Park! With multiple fishing spots along the pond, multiple outdoor basketball courts, a floor hockey court, shuffle board court, children's playground and picnic tables, Hood park is a great place to spend a spring afternoon. Once the snow has cleared the Dana Ball Tennis court will  be open and is located just across the street from Hood Park.

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the Recreation office at (603) 432-6136. Thank you!

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Our Mission


To meet the needs of an increasingly diversified community, for safe, productive and educational recreational programs, services, and events.

The Department is committed to providing citizens of all ages and demographics with the opportunity to participate in a variety of community programs, athletic leagues and activities.  We believe it is imperative to maintain open communications and ongoing rapport with all athletic, civic and private organizations and human services agencies, to effectively collaborate to refine our goals and objectives and make better use of Town resources.  


To continue to provide quality services and achieve high standards in maintaining the Town’s parks, recreation areas, playgrounds, and ball fields. To provide safe recreational environments and conditions for public use.  To continue adopt-a-field initiatives and collaborations with athletic leagues, civic organizations and businesses to fund facility improvements.