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!
Register for the Derry Lions Club Fishing Derby by clicking here!
Registration for our T-Ball Minors (ages 5 & 6) and our PeeWee T-Ball (ages 3 & 4) will begin on Monday, February 12th for Derry Residents and Monday February 26th for Non-Residents. Please note that online registration cannot be processed for these activities. Registration forms can be found below. If your child has not been in a program with us before we will need to see a copy of a birth certificate to verify date of birth. If your child has been with us before you will not need to show that again. Registration can be done in the office or dropped off in our secure drop box located at the West Broadway entrance. This program is set to start the first full week in May, weather depending, and fills up quickly. Please see the registration form for more information!
Registration for our PeeWee Soccer Program will begin Wednesday, February 21st for Derry residents and Wednesday, March 26th for non-residents. The PeeWee soccer program is a fun and instructional athletic program introducing the fundamentals of soccer to children ages 3 and 4 as of May 1st, 2024. Participants will be split into teams to learn and practice soccer skills and play soccer scrimmages one evening a week beginning the first full week in May, weather depending. The clinic will be directed by a Program Commissioner with the assistance of volunteer coaches. A parent/ guardian is required to stay at the designated practice for the duration of the program. Please see the registration form for more information!
Registration is currently full 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. 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