Come and join USA Archery Certified instructors from Phoenix Archery on Tuesdays & Thursday nights r for our weekly range nights. Phoenix archery will bring equipment and be hosting a safe and fun open range night for archery enthusiasts. Age: 8 and up
Tuesdays are for experienced shooters only and there are 2 classes to choose from: 6:00 - 7:00 pm or 7:00 - 8:00 pm. Thursdays for beginner shooters and classes from run 6:00 to 7:00pm.
Cost: $20.00 per session for household registration
Cost: $15.00 per session for individual registration
Session 3: Saturdays, June 17th - July 15th
3:00 - 4:00 pm
The Merrimack Parks & Recreation Department has partnered up with "The Next Champions Tennis Academy", directed by Head Professional Moe LeClerc, director of Nashua Country Club's tennis program for 31 years. Coaches will focus on Stroke Fundamentals, fast-paced drills, point play and many games of fun. Please bring your own racquet if you have one (demo racquets will be available at no cost upon request.). Players should wear sneakers and comfortable clothing for movement and bring a water bottle. Beginner and Intermediate players are welcome. Players will be grouped by level. Classes meet 1x per week for 5 weeks and are held on Saturdays at the Tennis Courts at Wasserman Park.
Dates: 7/14, 8/4, 9/29
Time: 7:00 pm - 8:15 pm
Fee: 1 Session $33
Join us down at the newly renovated beach at Wassermann Park for 75minutes of yoga, meditation, and healing under the energy of the moon. We will gather with intention and release what no longer serves us so that we can be the best version of ourselves.
All levels are welcome and no prior experience is required. Space is limited.
Bring a notebook, pen, and any crystals you enjoy working with.
*In the event of rain, we will gather on Zoom
Cardio Pickleball 3.0 Advanced Beginners - Date: 6/19 Time: 5:15 - 6:25 pm Fee: $10.00 pp Add name to waitlist
Cardio Pickleball 3.5 Advanced Players - Date: 6/19 Time: 6:30 - 7:40 pm Fee: $10.00 pp Register Here
Pickleball Clinic Intermediate 2.5-3.0 - Date: 6/20 Time: 5:00 - 7:00 pm Fee: $20.00 pp Add name to waitlist
Beginners Pickleball Clinic - Date: 6/26 & 6/27 Time: 5:00 - 7:00 pm Fee: $25.00 pp - Add Name to waitlist
Beginners Pickleball Clinic - Date: 7/10 & 7/11 Time: 5:00 - 7:00 pm Fee: $25.00 pp - Register Here
Cardio Pickleball 3.0 Advanced Beginners - Date: 7/12 Time: 5:15 - 6:25 pm Fee: $10.00 pp Add name to waitlist
Cardio Pickleball 3.5 Advanced Players - Date: 7/12 Time: 6:30 - 7:40 pm Fee: $10.00 pp Register Here
Cardio Pickleball 3.0 Advanced Beginners - Date: 7/19 Time: 5:15 - 6:25 pm Fee: $10.00 pp Register Here
Cardio Pickleball 3.0 Advanced Beginners - Date: 7/19 Time: 6:30 - 7:40 pm Fee: $10.00 pp Register Here
Programs are held on the Tennis Courts at Wasserman Park. Advanced registration is required and spaces are limited.
You may bring your own paddle, or paddles and Balls will be provided.
Adult Pickleball Programs are for players 14 and older
CARDIO Pickleball WORKOUT INFO! 70 minutes of non-stop pickleball. Instructor feeds ball quickly-point is played out. King of the Court format.
Bring plenty of water!
Tuesdays, July 11th - August 22nd
Fee: Merrimack Resident - $25 pp
Non-Residents - $35 pp
Wasserman Park Tennis Court
Come and join Dee Lavoie for our weekly Adult Tennis Tournament program every Tuesday Morning from 9:30 - 11:30 am at Wasserman Park from July 11th - August 22nd.
Program operates in a weekly round robin format with Singles, Doubles or Canadian Doubles depending upon attendance.
New tennis balls are provided for each match. Participants must be at least 18 years of age and program is geared towards intermediate level players. This program runs 1x per week for 7 weeks.
Thursday, July 13th
Fee: $85 pp
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Come join the Merrimack Parks & Recreation Department on Thursday, July 13th as we travel to Portland Maine for the Harbor Lights and Sights Cruise
Participants on this one hour and 45-minute cruise will enjoy a fully narrated tour of Casco Bay, and the chance to view which gives you the chance to see up to four lighthouses and Civil War forts while cruising through some pretty island channels on the way back into port.
The bus will depart from Twin Bridge Park in Merrimack (485 Daniel Webster Highway). at 10:30 am and will arrive in Portland at 12:00 pm. You will have an hour on your own to explore the waterfront or grab a quick lunch before boarding the boat for the cruise. There will be lights snacks and a full bar available for purchase on the boat. Trip departs from Portland Maine at 3:00 pm and returns home at approximately 4:30 pm.
Trip Includes Deluxe Motorcoach Transportation and Narrated Harbor Cruise.
Session 4: Saturdays, July 22nd - August 19th
3:00 - 4:00 pm
The Merrimack Parks & Recreation Department has partnered up with "The Next Champions Tennis Academy", directed by Head Professional Moe LeClerc, director of Nashua Country Club's tennis program for 31 years. Coaches will focus on Stroke Fundamentals, fast-paced drills, point play and many games of fun. Please bring your own racquet if you have one (demo racquets will be available at no cost upon request.).
Players should wear sneakers and comfortable clothing for movement and bring a water bottle. Beginner and Intermediate players are welcome. Players will be grouped by level. Classes meet 1x per week for 5 weeks and are held on Saturdays at the Tennis Courts at Wasserman Park.
March 14th - March 20th, 2024 (7 Days, 11 Meals)
*There will be a no obligation Trip Information Night on Thursday, Aug. 10, 2023 at 2:00 pm at the John O'Leary Adult Community Center located at 4 Church Street, Merrimack, NH.
Merrimack Parks & Recreation has teamed up with Collette Vacations to over this special 7 day trip to Iceland's Magical Northern Lights.
Experience the “land of fire and ice” and chase the aurora borealis across an ethereal wonderland. In the dark of the night, search for the northern lights as you drift along on an evening starlit cruise. Travel the “Golden Circle,” home to renowned natural wonders, and spend time at Thingvellir National Park, gaze at Gullfoss waterfall, and see the explosive geothermal fields at Geysir. Explore Skógar Museum and see traditional turf-built homes. Walk on a black volcanic sand beach. See Jökulsárlón glacial lagoon filled with floating icebergs. Relax in the warm, mineral-rich water of the Blue Lagoon. Spend your days surrounded by natural wonders and your nights in search of the elusive dancing lights.
Reykjavík, Northern Lights Cruise, Search for the Northern Lights, Golden Circle, Thingvellir National Park, Gullfoss, Lava Exhibition Center, Vik, Seljalandsfoss, Skógar Museum, Skógafoss, Jökulsárlón Glacial Lagoon, Skaftafell National Park & Vatnajökull Glacier, Blue Lagoon
Saturday and Sunday, Aug 5th and 6th
2:00 - 8:00 pm
Age 15 and up
This course is designed for individuals who are seeking to become a professional lifeguard. Participants will learn what to do in an aquatic emergency. This course includes a valid lifeguard certification for 1 year, including CPR, AED, and First Aid certification.
300 yards of free and/or breaststroke, surface dive to a depth of 9–12 feet, returning to the surface with a 10-pound object, swimming 25 yards back to the starting point, treading water for 2 minutes.
Thursday, August 10, 2023
$215.00 per person
Times: TBA (Full Day Tour)
Come and join Merrimack Parks & Recreation and
Best of Times Travel as we head to Cape Cod on Thursday, August 10th. Our first stop in the morning is in Woods Hole, the home to the center of discovery of the HMS Titanic, the world renowned Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, and the national headquarters of the International Wildlife Coalition. Here we will board the ferry to the island of Martha's Vineyard.
Upon arrival, you will board a local bus for a site seeing tour. You will learn about the history and lifestyles of the islanders as you pass through Vineyard Haven. There will be free time for lunch and shopping in the historic whaling town of Edgartown. Complete your day on the island in Oak Bluffs. You may choose to stroll through “Cottage City” with its brightly painted cottages and decorative “gingerbread” trim.
Trip includes Deluxe Motorcoach Transportation, Tour of Martha's Vineyard, Tour Guide, Guide Gratuity and buffet style dinner at the Daniel Webster Inn.
Saturday and Sunday, Aug 19th and 20th
2:00 - 8:00 pm
Age 16 and up
The purpose of the Water Safety Instructor (WSI) course is to train instructor candidates to teach Learn-to-Swim lessons to 6 months to adults. The student must be a minimum age of 16.
Candidates must demonstrate proper swimming skills: Front Crawl – 25 yards Backstroke – 25 yards, Breaststroke – 25 yards, Butterfly – 15 yards, and Tread water for 2 minutes.
Saturday, August 19th, 2023
Fee: $99.00 per person
Times: 12:30 - 5:45 pm
Come join the Merrimack Parks & Recreation Department on Saturday, August 19th as we travel down to the North Shore Music Theater in Beverly Mass to see Jimmy Buffet's Escape to Margaritaville.
Be transported to a tropical island getaway in ESCAPE TO MARGARITAVILLE. This upbeat and energetic new musical is the story of a part-time bartender, part-time singer, and full-time charmer named Tully who thinks he’s got life all figured out, until a beautiful career-minded tourist steals his heart and makes him question everything. This hilarious, heartwarming musical comedy features the most-loved Jimmy Buffett classics, including “Cheeseburger in Paradise”, “Margaritaville,” “It’s Five O’Clock Somewhere,” “Fins,” “Volcano,” and many more! This is the party you’ve been waiting for!
The bus will depart from the Exit 8 Park & Ride which is located in 8 N Southwood Drive in Nashua at at 12:30 pm and will get us to the theater for 1:30 pm and the show begins at 2:00 pm. There will be concessions and drinks available for purchase. Trip returns home for 5:45 pm. Trip include ticket to the show and luxury motor coach transportation. This trip is open to both residents and non-residents so bring all your friends! All participants must be pre-registered and seats are limited!
Sunday, September 24th
Times: 12:30 pm - 5:15 pm
Fee: $99.00 per person
Come join the Merrimack Parks & Recreation Department on Sunday, September 24th as we travel down to Symphony Hall in Boston to see Keith Lockhart and the Boston Pops as they perform the most extraordinary music from all nine Star Wars movies - tracing the sprawling saga, gripping adventure, and unforgettable characters. This is a must for all Star Wars fans and film music aficionados.
The bus will depart from the Exit 8 Park & Ride which is located in 8 N Southwood Drive in Nashua at at 12:30 pm and will get us to the theater for 1:30 pm and the show begins at 2:00 pm. Trip returns home for 5:45 pm. Trip includes luxury motor coach transportation and ticket to the show.
This trip is open to both residents and non-residents so bring all your friends! Advanced registration is required and tickets are limited!
Sunday, October 29th
Fee: $99.00 per person
Times: 11:30 am - 4:45 pm
Come join the Merrimack Parks & Recreation Department on Sunday, October 29th as we travel down to the Citizens Bank Opera House in Boston to see Disney's "Frozen" on stage as part of the Broadway In Boston Theater Series.
From the producer of The Lion King and Aladdin, Frozen, the Tony®-nominated Best Musical, is now on tour across North America and the critics rave, “It’s simply magical!” (LA Daily News). Heralded by The New Yorker as “thrilling” and “genuinely moving,” Frozen features the songs you know and love from the original Oscar®-winning film, plus an expanded score with a dozen new numbers by the film’s songwriters, Oscar winner Kristen Anderson-Lopez and EGOT winner Robert Lopez. Oscar winner Jennifer Lee (book), Tony and Olivier Award winner Michael Grandage (director), and Tony winner Rob Ashford (choreographer) round out the creative team that has won a cumulative 16 Tony Awards. An unforgettable theatrical experience filled with sensational special effects, stunning sets and costumes, and powerhouse performances, Frozen is everything you want in a musical: It’s moving. It’s spectacular. And above all, it’s pure Broadway joy.
Trip returns home for 4:45 pm. Trip includes balcony Level ticket to the show and luxury motor coach transportation. This trip is open to both residents and non-residents so bring all your friends! All participants must be pre-registered and seats are limited!
Merrimack Parks & Recreation
116 Naticook Road, Merrimack, NH 03054