Kayak/Paddle board Club
Open to the public and free to participate! Youth under 18 years old must have a chaperone. Wednesday evenings at 6pm meeting at the launching spots.
Merrymeeting boat launch August 19th
Merrymeeting river boat launch September 2nd
Merrymeeting Marsh (RT 11) September 16th
Lake Winnipesaukee (Alton bay) September 30th
You must have your own kayak or paddle board to participate. Please bring proper clothing, water, snacks and sunscreen.
New Durham Hiking Club
Open to the public and free to participate! Youth under 18 years old must have a chaperone. Wednesday evenings at 5:30pm meeting at the trail heads.
SELT Red Trail (Town Beach parking lot) August 12th
Devil Den Trail (North Shore Parking lot) August 26th
Mount Major (Rt 11B Parking lot) Oct 4th
Mount Molly (113 North Shore Rd) September 9th
Knight Pond (Knights Pond Rd) October 7th
Copper Cedar wood Rt 11
Make sure you wear layers and bright colors (safety for hunting session), plus hiking boots or sneakers (we will encounter slick areas due to wet leaves so footwear is important.) Make sure you bring a pack with snacks and water. You may also want to bring a camera and walking stick.
The Parks & Recreation Department develops and manages a system of public recreation for all citizens of The Town of New Durham. Duties include managing and maintaining public facilities including the ballfields and town beach, organizing and supervising athletic programs and planning community activities. Additionally, Parks & Recreation works alongside other town departments, boards, organizations and individuals to provide community events and fundraising endeavors to support and improve the quality of life of New Durham residents. The Department strives to provide meaningful and impactful programming for participants young to senior, focusing on areas of local interest and need.
Parks and Rec director