The Derry Parks & Recreation Department maintains and staffs many parks and playgrounds throughout the town of Derry. Waterfront areas, ball fields, and playgrounds are just a few of the many areas the Department supports throughout the community.
Many of the areas mentioned below are available for rental when they are not being used by Department programs or Derry Sports Organizations. If you are interested in using a field, park, athletic court, or area for a family gathering, organized event, and/or community gathering, please complete and submit the above facility request application. These applications are required to guarantee that services can be provided and available when needed and not overlap with other scheduled events. All forms must be submitted before the office can confirm requested dates or facilities. Please note, proof of insurance and all fees must be received in the office before the date of the event. A Public Gathering permit and/or detail officer may be necessary for certain events depending on size of the group, public safety, etc. Alcohol is not permitted at or on any town park, playground, or facility.
Looking for more information?
- Learn more about our Policies on Athletic Fields, Parks, and Athletic Courts by Clicking Here!
- Learn more about our Group Use Policies by Clicking Here!
- Learn more about Private Athletic Groups by Clicking Here!
- ** NEW For Town Conservation Land Areas & Bike Trails, click Here!
Please call the Recreation Department office at (603) 432-6136 for questions.
Parks & Playground Information
* Parks listed as open for the season are open weather permitting*
Last updated 5/24/2021
|Alexander-Carr Park & Lodge||28 Pierce Avenue (off Birch St.)||3- Season Pickleball Court, winter Sledding, playground, trails, and lodge. Rentals available at this location for meetings, birthday parties, wedding & baby showers, etc.Facility Request Application Required.||No reservations at this time. Please call 603-432-6136 for more information.|
|Alexander-Carr Tennis Courts||Birch Street (in front of Parkland Medical Center)||Tennis courts are open to the public weather permitting for as long as possible, usually mid-April through October.|
|Dana Ball Tennis and Pickle Ball Court||Rollins Street (across from Hood Park)||Tennis and pickle ball court open to the public weather permitting for as long as possible, usually mid-April through October.|
|Dog Park||Fordway, off Rte. 102||Please see rules before visiting|
|Don Ball Park -Fields & Playground||14 Humphrey Road (off By-Pass 28)||Athletic Fields, Playground, Concession Stand (seasonal)|
Playground is open
Please call (603) 432-6136 to learn more about the field reservation process
|Don Ball Park- Splashpad||Don Ball Park, 14 Humphrey Road||Please see rules before visiting.|
The Splashpad will open tentatively Saturday, June 19th for the 2021 Summer Season
|Gallien's Town Beach||39 Pond Road (corner of Pond Rd. and Route 102)||Resident only beach passes (Click here for Beach Pass information), seasonal Swimming, Concessions, Fishing, Boat Rentals, Kayak and Paddle Boards Rentals, annual Turkey Trot 5K.|
Galliens Town Beach will open tentatively Saturday, June 19th for the 2021 Summer Season
|Hood Park||4 Rollins Street||Basketball, Shuffle Board Court, Picnic Tables, Playground, Fishing, Biking and Trails. Not suitable for swimming.|
Open including playground. Waterfront is still not suitable for swimming. For playground updates click here.
|MacGregor Park||East Broadway, next to the Derry Public Library||Summer Concerts, DerryFest, Veterans Monuments, Special Community Events||Concerts in the park have been scheduled to begin Tuesday, June 15th! We are excited to offer you a full summer of fantastic music!|
|Rider Fields||38 Tsienneto Road (next to the Upper Room)||Soccer, Field Hockey||Please call (603) 432-6136 to learn more about the reservation process|
|Vet's & O'Hara Fields||South Avenue||Baseball, Softball||Please call (603) 432-6136 to learn more about the reservation process|
Please see the attached for field directions
Field Usage Field Specific
Please see the attached for field specific policies
Field Use policy- Full version
Please see the attached for a full field use policy
Schools Used for Recreational Basketball
Please see the attached for school addresses
Please see the attached for school directions provided by the Derry School District; found under "district" on the left side.