Parks & Recreation

 Here's what's happening:
With this nice weather and what seems like an early spring, open gym has closed for the remainder of the year. We hope you get to play outside and have fun. See you in the fall. Keep an eye out for changes to our open gym program!
Grab your passport and travel to beautiful France! Camp Coccinelle is led by two local teachers, Madame JoAnn and Madame Eleanor, and they are excited to embark on this adventure with you. At Camp Coccinelle you will learn the French language, try delicious French cuisine, navigate cultural exploration, and arts and crafts galore! Registration forms are available on our website by clicking here or online by clicking here!
This adult tennis league is for moderate to intermediate tennis players (NTRP 2.0- 3.5). The program takes place on Wednesday evenings at Alexander-Carr Tennis Courts located on Birch Street in Derry. The Adult Tennis League volunteer coordinator, Dave Walker, will be on location to answer any questions. Advance registration through the Recreation office or online is required. More information and the registration form can be found here!
To register for this program online, please click here!
Registration is currently open for our new Pickleball Program! We are excited to be able to offer a brand new Pickleball program that will be held at St. Thomas Aquinas gym right here in Derry. There are two sessions that will be held on Thursday evenings from 6:30-8:30pm, with a few makeup days being Tuesdays. The link for online registration can be found here! Space is limited. Please reach out to with any questions!
Judo registration is now open for the fall, winter, spring, and summer sessions! You can register in our office or online by clicking here!
Please click here for the most updated USJA membership form.
Or click here to register online for the USJA membership. 
Tennis in the Parks!
Registration for our Spring Tennis in the Parks will begin Wednesday, February 21st! 
We will be offering sessions for Red ball (grades 1 & 2), Orange ball (grades 3-5), Green ball (grades 6-8), Yellow ball (grades 9-12), and Adult (18+). 
Registrations online by clicking here!
Tennis in the Parks- The tennis program where kids play while they learn!
This program is for brand-new or beginner tennis players. Led by a SafeSport- approved coach, we focus on FUN and learning the basics. We use age-appropriate equipment that makes learning easy. All players in their first session receive and keep a new age-appropriate racquet and a ball!


Veteran's Hall Open Gym Basketball is now closed for the season.
Monday & Thursday   TBD
Tuesday & Friday  TBD
(All middle school & high school students must provide an ID & sign in at the Recreation Office)

Office Hours Open to Public 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
After Hours Drop-box is available at our West Broadway Entrance


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Staff Contacts

Name Title
Melinda Mafera Recreation Coordinator
Kim Walsh Director
Keri Desjardins Recreation Program Assistant