Parks, Playgrounds, and Conservation

Field and Facility Request Application

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

Facility

Address

Description

Notes

Alexander-Carr Park & Lodge28 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 CourtsBirch 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.

Now Open

Dana Ball Tennis and Pickle Ball CourtRollins 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.

Now Open

Dog ParkFordway, off Rte. 102Please see rules before visiting

Now Open

Click here for Covid-19 related updates

Don Ball Park -Fields & Playground14 Humphrey Road (off By-Pass 28)Athletic Fields, Playground, Concession Stand (seasonal)

Playground is open

Click here for Covid-19 related updates

Please call (603) 432-6136 to learn more about the field reservation process 

Don Ball Park- SplashpadDon Ball Park, 14 Humphrey RoadPlease see rules before visiting.

The Splashpad will open tentatively Saturday, June 19th for the 2021 Summer Season

Gallien's Town Beach39 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 Park4 Rollins StreetBasketball, 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 ParkEast Broadway, next to the Derry Public LibrarySummer Concerts, DerryFest, Veterans Monuments, Special Community EventsConcerts in the park have been scheduled to begin Tuesday, June 15th! We are excited to offer you a full summer of fantastic music!
Rider Fields38 Tsienneto Road (next to the Upper Room)Soccer, Field HockeyPlease call (603) 432-6136 to learn more about the reservation process
Vet's & O'Hara FieldsSouth AvenueBaseball, SoftballPlease call (603) 432-6136 to learn more about the reservation process
 

Additional Information
Field Directions
Date Updated
April 2014
Notes
Please see the attached for field directions

Additional Information
Field Usage Field Specific
Date Updated
February 2014
Notes
Please see the attached for field specific policies

Additional Information
Field Use policy- Full version
Date Updated
February 2014
Notes
Please see the attached for a full field use policy

Additional Information
Schools Used for Recreational Basketball
Date Updated
December 2014
Notes
Please see the attached for school addresses

Additional Information
School Directions
Date Updated
January 2015
Notes
Please see the attached for school directions provided by the Derry School District; found under "district" on the left side.