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MERRIMACK PARKS & RECREATION Wasserman Park 116 Naticook Road Merrimack, NH 03054
Telephone: (603) 882-1046 Fax: (603) 883-5335 Monday-Friday 8:30am-4:30pm
PARKS & RECREATION MISSION The Merrimack Parks & Recreation Department strives to provide aﬀordable, quality programs to meet the needs of the community. We are committed to providing quality recreational services which are educational, fun and rewarding. The Parks & Recreation Department promotes participation by all Merrimack citizens in diverse, interesting and high quality recreational and leisure opportunities in safe, accessible and well maintained Park & Recreation facilities.
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PARKS & RECREATION COMMITTEE The Parks & Recreation Committee serves as an advisory board to the Parks & Recreation Department and to the Town Council on matters related to Parks & Recreation programs, services, and facilities. This Committee usually meets on the third Wednesday of every month. If you have an item that you would like to propose or have the Committee discuss, please contact the Parks & Recreation Department at (603) 882-1046 or email firstname.lastname@example.org to have your item added to the next agenda. COMMITTEE MEMBERS Chris Christensen, Chair Christine Lavoie Michael Thompson, School Board Rep Matthew Casparius, Staﬀ Support
Laura Jaynes, Vice Chair Michelle Creswell , Secretary Julie Poole Rick Greenier, MYA Rep Maureen Hall, Sr. Citizen Rep Dan Dwyer, Town Council Rep
REGISTRATION INFORMATION POLICIES AND PROCEDURES 1. All programs are oﬀered on a “ﬁrst come – ﬁrst serve” basis in person, online or mail-in registration. 2. All programs operate on a self-supporting basis. The Parks & Recreation Department reserves the right to cancel classes that do not support themselves. Registrations are accepted and conﬁrmed when you submit your completed registration form and enrollment fee. Waiting lists will be taken as classes reach their maximum enrollment. 3. Online registrations allow you to create your one-time family account. Once a family account is created, all future registrations with Merrimack Parks & Recreation would simply require you to log in and select the appropriate family member from your proﬁle to register for a particular program, event, activity or camp session. Your family account allows you to view what programs you have registered for, make credit card payments for registered programs or view your payment history. 4. Registration forms and payment should be mailed to: Merrimack Parks & Recreation, 116 Naticook Road, Merrimack, NH 03054 5. Non-residents are allowed to sign up for any program oﬀered by the Parks & Recreation Department. WITHDRAWALS, REFUNDS, CANCELLATION AND TRANSFERS 1. Participants who wish to withdraw from a program must notify the Parks & Recreation Department at least ten (10) days prior to the start of the program. All program cancellations will be assessed a $10.00 administrative processing fee. All refunds will be issued in the form of a check from the Town of Merrimack and may take up to two (2) weeks to process. 2. Refunds may be given for medical reasons which arise less than ten (10) days prior to the start of a program. The request must be accompanied by a physician’s letter. In the event that a medical issue arises after the start of the program, the refund will be prorated. 3. If a program is cancelled due to low enrollment, participants will receive a full refund. 4. Participants will be permitted, if space allows, a transfer to another program. Should the program the participant is transferring into have a higher fee, they will be expected to remit the diﬀerence in fee at the time of requesting the transfer. Checks should be made payable to the TOWN OF MERRIMACK There is a $25.00 service fee for all returned checks. Credit Card payments with a Visa, MasterCard, or Discover Card is available by registering online: https://merrimack.recdesk.com/
MERRIMACK YOUTH ASSOCIATION The Merrimack Youth Association (MYA) is a volunteer non-proﬁt organization that provides recreational sports opportunities to Merrimack youth. It contracts with the Town each year to provide organized youth recreational sports in town. The MYA currently provides eight diﬀerent sports for the community including: baseball, softball, basketball, football, spirit club, soccer, lacrosse and wrestling. Each program has its own Board of Directors and all programs report monthly to the Executive Board who oversees all MYA programming and corresponds with the town accordingly. The Merrimack Youth Association building is located at 487 Daniel Webster Highway For more information, please call (603) 424-7759 or visit their website at www.merrimackyouth.org
O’LEARY COMMUNITY CENTER Located at 4 Church Street in Merrimack, the John O’Leary Adult Community Center is available to host your event or business meeting for 20 to 200 people. Let our comfort and style transform your event into an exciting special occasion. Our distinctive location in the center of Merrimack, behind the Merrimack Public Library and next to the First Congregational Church of Merrimack, near the intersection of Daniel Webster Highway and Baboosic Lake Road, oﬀers a unique, comfortable and fullyappointed setting in which to host your next function. The center oﬀers Wi-Fi access, a ﬂat-screen TV, features a clean modern full kitchen for re-warming prepared foods, and is fully air-conditioned, heated and handicap accessible. For more information about rentals or for a personal tour, contact Rental Coordinator, Steven M. Dembow at (603) 429-0902 or by email at email@example.com
SENIOR CITIZENS CLUB The Club's purpose is to serve the best interests of the town's seniors, to develop social interest and feeling of true friendship within the Club, and to be energetic in support of federal and state legislation to beneﬁt senior citizens. Activities include meetings, bingo, bridge, a variety of bus trips, sewing, crafts, cribbage, whist, blitz and chair yoga. The club meets on Mondays at 1:00pm (except on holidays) at the John O'Leary Adult Community Center. The center's hours are Monday to Friday 9:00am - 4:00pm. Members must be 55 years of age or older and a Merrimack resident. Annual membership fee is $20.00. For more information, contact Irene Jenness at (603) 424-2362.
MERRIMACK CONCERT ASSOCIATION The Merrimack Concert Association celebrated their 20th Anniversary in 2016. They oﬀer amateur or professional musicians an artistic, recreational, and educational experience through the rehearsal and performance of a wide variety of instrumental and vocal music; to provide the residents of the area quality yet inexpensive entertainment. The Merrimack Concert Association performs three times a year (Winter, Spring and July 3rd). This organization provides the opportunity to sing in an intergenerational choir, to dust oﬀ that old instrument from middle school or to meet new friends (or rediscover old friends). For more information, contact Executive Director, Heidi Critz-Frens at (603) 233-2557 or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org. You can also visit their website at www.merrimackconcert.org.
MERRIMACK SKATE BOARD PARK —IN MEMORY OF MICHAEL L. FLERRA— The Merrimack Parks and Recreation Department oversees the operation of the Merrimack Skate Park on O'Gara Drive. This use-at-your-own-risk facility typically opens in April and remains open through October, as weather permits. Bicycles, roller skates, roller blades , skateboards, scooters and other nonmotorized vehicles are allowed at the O’Gara Drive Skate Park. For safety reasons, the skate park will be closed if it is raining. There is no attendant on duty and the Town of Merrimack is not responsible for lost or stolen items or any injury or accident incurred during the use of the Skate Park. (NH RSA 507-B:11) The Skate Park will be open daily from Dawn to Dusk and will be monitored by the Merrimack Police Department. In case of injury, emergency or to report unlawful acts, CALL 911 or (603) 424-3774. For O’Gara Drive Skate Park rules, more information or questions, please call the Merrimack Parks & Recreation Department at (603) 882-1046 or visit www.merrimackparksandrec.org/ogara.html
MERRIMACK DOG PARK WASSERMAN PARK After more than 10 years in the making, the Merrimack Dog Park is now open to the general public. The Dog Park is located adjacent to the visitors parking lot (near the park’s exit) at Wasserman Park and is open to both residents & nonresidents (free of charge) from sunrise to sunset. Users of this facility do so at their own risk. The Town will not be held liable for any injury or damage caused by any dog on Town property. Owners are responsible for cleaning up after their dogs. For a complete list of rules & regulations, please visit: www.merrimackparksandrec.org/dogpark.html.
SUMMER EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES Do you love hiking, canoeing, arts & crafts, sports & games, swimming, nature and the great outdoors in general? Your friends say you are great with kids? Then maybe working at Summer Camp is the job for you! Camp jobs oﬀer invaluable skill-building, leadership, training, and enrichment opportunities that can’t be found anywhere else! Imagine a job where almost anything is possible: • Live, play, and work in the great outdoors. • You get paid to jump oﬀ the docks and do a cannonball. • Develop a lifetime network of Friends & Colleagues. • Become a child's hero. • Gain practical experience to further your education. • Learn hands-on, relevant leadership skills. • You get to laugh everyday. • Build your resume with a variety of skills including communication, problem solving, critical thinking, teamwork and behavior management. WE ARE STILL SEEKING QUALIFIED APPLICANTS FOR THE FOLLOWING POSITIONS: Senior Camp Counselors FT Seasonal 40 Hours Per Week Special Needs / 1:1 Aide FT Seasonal 40 Hours Per Week Archery Instructor FT Seasonal 40 Hours Per Week Swimming Instructor FT Seasonal 40 Hours Per Week Weekend Park Attendant PT Seasonal 16 Hours Per Week To view the job description for these positions, visit our website at: www.merrimackparksandrec.org/staﬀ.html To apply, complete a Town of Merrimack Application for Employment and mail or drop it oﬀ to: Town of Merrimack, Human Resources 6 Baboosic Lake Road, Merrimack, NH 03054 Positions are open until ﬁlled. For questions, contact Matt Casparius, Director of Parks & Recreation at -882-1046 or by email at email@example.com.
COUNSELOR IN TRAINING PROGRAM The Parks & Recreation Department has redesigned its Counselor in Training Program this year and has opened it up to 14 & 15 year olds who are interested in gaining experience working with children. The new program will focus on helping teens prepare for the future by making sure they leave with the vital resources and skills needed to enter the working world. Jobs in camps oﬀer invaluable skill-building, leadership, training, and enrichment opportunities that can’t be found anywhere else. The program will be focus on teaching participants the skills necessary to be successful working with children. Through a hands on learning experience teens will get the chance to plan and implement camp activities for various age groups. In addition over the course of each session participants will learn how to write a professional resume, practice interview techniques and gain valuable leadership experiences that will enhance their job marketability. The belief is that participants will leave not only as future camp counselor but also with the skills and resources needed to advance as young professionals. Program is separated into two 3-week sessions with the ability to add on an additional week if interested. For complete details, visit our website at: www.merrimackparksandrec.org/cit.html.
FAMILY PROGRAMS WILD EDIBLE PLANTS WITH RUSS COHEN TUESDAY, MAY 23RD WALK: 5:00 - 7:00 PM LECTURE: 7:00 -8:30 PM The area in and around Merrimack is home to over 70 species of edible wild plants, some of which are more nutritious and/or ﬂavorful than their cultivated counterparts. Join Russ Cohen, expert forager and author of Wild Plants I Have Known...and Eaten, on a two-hour ramble in Wasserman Park to learn about at least eighteen edible species. As each species is encountered, Russ will present information on identiﬁcation tips, edible portion(s), season(s) of availability and preparation methods. Russ will also provide general guidelines for safe and environmentally-responsible foraging. After the walk we'll join Russ for his 90 minute slide show entitled "Edible Wild Plants and Mushrooms in and around Merrimack" in the Function Hall. His talk covers over 50 of the tastiest species the region has to oﬀer. Russ will present information for each species on identiﬁcation tips, edible portion(s), season(s) of availability and preparation methods. Russ will also bring along handouts and a foraged goodie for people to taste. This event was generously co-sponsored by the Friends of the Merrimack Public Library, and the Merrimack Parks and Recreation Department. Program will meet at the Function Hall at Wasserman Park. To register, contact the Merrimack Public Library at 424-5021 or register online at: www.merrimacklibrary.org/events/edible-wild-plants-and-mushrooms
4TH OF JULY MONDAY, JULY 3rd MERRIMACK CONCERT ASSOCIATION HOLIDAY CONCERT Abbie Griﬃn Park | 6:30 – 8:00 pm
TUESDAY, JULY 4th SPARKLER 5K ROAD RACE Begins & Ends at the Merrimack YMCA | Time: 8:00 am For complete details, visit their website at: www.sparkler5k.com/ MERRIMACK ROTARY CLUB PANCAKE BREAKFAST Held at Merrimack High School | Time: 8:00 am – 11:00 am Visit the Rotary Club website for complete details at www.merrimack4th.com MERRIMACK ROTARY CLUB FAMILY FUN DAY Held at James Mastricola School Fields | Time: 12:00 pm – 9:00 pm Visit the Rotary Club website for complete details at www.merrimack4th.com ANNUAL 4TH OF JULY PARADE Parade Start Time: 1:00 pm VISIT THE PARKS & RECREATION RECREATION WEBSITE FOR COMPLETE DETAILS AT: www.merrimackparksandrec.org/4th-of-july.html
ADULT PROGRAMS BARRE BODY FITNESS Barre ﬁtness classes are sweeping the nation, and for good reason! Barre is a very eﬀective strengthening, lengthening and toning class consisting of full body ballet-inspired exercises. It mixes elements of ballet, Pilates, yoga and functional training. The class is choreographed to motivating music and each class is an hour long full body strength workout focused on isometrics. You will improve your posture, your core strength and enhance mobility. This class is medium intensity and lower impact but still a great all over body workout. Consists of standing movements at the barre and light weight arm exercises (provided) and ﬂoor ab/mat Pilates. Don't worry if you have never participated in a dance, yoga or Pilates class- no experience is needed and leotards are not required! Classes will be held in the Function Hall at Wasserman Park and are taught by instructor Angela Costello. DAY Sat
DATES 5/27 - 7/1
TIME 9:00 - 10:00 am
FEE (per person) $60.00
YOGA FLOW Yoga Flow is a class for all levels consisting of postures that are linked together in creative ﬂow that combines strength and ﬂexibility while toning the body and clearing the mind. Students are encouraged to move at their own pace with intention and to listen to their bodies as they explore their own edge and discover inner strength. Mats and props can be provided as needed. Classes will be held in the Function Hall at Wasserman Park. Classes are taught by instructor Angela Costello. DAY
FEE (per person)
5/27 - 7/1
10:00 - 11:00 am
STANDARD FIRST AID COURSE COURSE The purpose of this course is to train individuals in the skills necessary to recognize and provide basic ﬁrst aid care for severe bleeding, burns, injuries to muscles, bones and joints, and heat & cold related emergencies. Participants will receive a 3 year certiﬁcation in First Aid from the American Red Cross. Class will be held in the Parks & Recreation Oﬃce at Wasserman Park. DAY DATES TIME FEE (per person) Wed 5/24 6:00 - 8:30 pm $35.00 Tue 6/13 6:00 - 8:30 pm $35.00 Sat 6/17 9:30 - 12:00 am $35.00
OUTDOOR FITNESS BOOTCAMP Join Fitness Instructor Cyndi Maston for the return of her summer Bootcamp workout series. Classes are held on Tuesdays & Thursdays from 6:00 - 7:00 am and participants have the option of selecting 3 classes or all 6 classes for each session. Want to try it out without committing to a 3 or 6 week session? Attend individual days for just $15 per day. To register for this course, checks should be made payable to: Cyndi Maston and mailed with the registration form at the back of this book. DAY Tues/Thurs Tues/Thurs Tues/Thurs
DATES 6/6 - 6/22 7/11 - 7/27 8/8 - 8/24
TIME 6:00 - 7:00 am 6:00 - 7:00 am 6:00 - 7:00 am
FEE (per person) 3 Classes - $35, 6 Classes - $60 3 Classes - $35, 6 Classes - $60 3 Classes - $35, 6 Classes - $60
Merrimack Parks and Recreation Presents... 2017 ANNUAL SUMMER CONCERT SERIES WEDNESDAY, JUNE 21ST
Children’s Concert - BEN RUDNICK & FRIENDS
With countless awards to their credit, their adventurous, high-energy blend of happy, upbeat acous"c music is guaranteed to entertain the en"re family. Blending musical styles from country to bluegrass, rock to second-line New Orleans, their original songs make you sing, dance and make you happy. Sponsored by Merrimack Public Library.
WEDNESDAY, JUNE 28 TH
Nashville Recording Artist– MYCHAEL DAVID
Mychael David's band is a mix of rockin' country, rhythm and blues combined with a lot of class. The group features some of New Englands premier musicians. High energy show consis"ng of Mychaels original music combined with a mix of country hits, old and new, by ar"sts that have inspired the group.
WEDNESDAY, JULY 12TH
A rock music cover band consis"ng of a group of 14-15 year old Music award winning Merrimack students. Nega"ve Two has played the last two years at Merrimack Rocks, and the Nashua Holiday Stroll before a crowd of hundreds. They have also played at the Hard Rock Cafe in Boston as part of the Young Performers Club.
WEDNESDAY, JULY 19TH
RON ESKINE– NEIL DIAMOND TRUBUTE SHOW
Ron Eskine has been thrilling Neil Diamond fans with his sound-alike tribute shows throughout New England for almost twenty years, bringing the excitement of a live Neil Diamond stage performance to func"on halls, homes, stadiums, and outdoor bandstands, for private par"es as well as for shows open to the public.
WEDNESDAY, JULY 26TH
ANNIE AND THE ORPHANS
One of New England's favorite rock and roll acts, Annie & the Orphans has been entertaining fans, young and old, for over 50 years. Specialists in 50s, 60s and 70s rock and roll, Annie & the Orphans’ unique blend of musical talent and showmanship make them one of the most eagerly an"cipated acts around
WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 2ND
Overdrive is an eight-piece band with a "ght and incredibly funky rhythm sec"on as the driving force behind a killer four-piece horn sec"on that features two trumpets, woodwinds, and trombone. Dance music from the past three decades, music by Chicago, Tower of Power, the Average White Band, all the number one brass-rock hits, and a large selec"on of swing and songs from the Stax and Motown eras make up an exci"ng and exhaus"ng performance.
WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 9TH
This show band features the music of the six"es. Sit back as the band takes you back to the days of Elvis, Roy Orbison, Bob Dylan and more. Music, trivia, nostalgia - it’s all six"es!
WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 16TH
For over twenty years Rick Goldin’s lively, interac"ve and humorous children’s songs have made him one of the most popular children’s entertainers in New England. Children love his live performances because they get to sing, dance and jump along with Rick and his singing animal puppets. This concert is Co-Sponsored by the Merrimack Public Library.
FOR QUESTIONS CALL PARKS & RECREATION AT 603-882-1046
NEW YORK CITY BUS TRIP NEW YORK, NEW YORK, a city so nice they named it twice! Want to see New York but don’t want to drive and spend half the day looking for parking? At last, a chance for you to get away! Here is your chance to go shopping, spend the day sightseeing, take in a show, or visit New York’s world class museums. From the latest fashion on Fifth and Madison Avenues to quaint antique shops in Greenwich Village, from the world’s largest department stores to discount and bargain shops, the Big Apple has it all! Join the Merrimack Parks & Recreation Department and Thomas Charters on Saturday, June 24th, 2017. Trip departs from Wasserman Park at 6:00 am and we will arrive in New York City around 11:30 am where you will be dropped oﬀ at Rockefeller Center. You will have until 6:45 pm to explore the city on your own at your own pace. Trip will return to Merrimack at approximately 11:45 pm. Advanced registration is required. DAY DATES TIME FEE Sat 6/24 5:45 am - 11:45 pm $65.00
MAINE LOBSTER BAKE & CITY TOUR BUS TRIP An adventurous day out to see Maine’s beauty and magniﬁcence. Feast on what Maine is best known for….its Lobster!!! Our day begins with a bountiful lobster bake at the Clambake Seafood Restaurant on Pine Point in Scarborough, ME. The Clambake Restaurant sits on Maine’s largest salt water marsh right beside the famous Old Orchard Beach. With our allotted time we will take a relaxing stroll along the beach, just steps away from the restaurant, before lunch. After we will sit back & enjoy a guided tour of the quaint town of Kennebunkport. We’ll explore the town’s history and architecture along its main streets and back roads. See the romantic Wedding Cake House, George & Barbara Bush’s summer home and stroll & admire the lovely gardens and shrines of the Franciscan Monastery. Trip fee includes Motorcoach Transportation (from Wasserman Park) with Best of Times Travel, Lobster Luncheon, Tax, Gratuity, & Kennebunkport City Tour. Advanced registration is required. DAY DATES TIME FEE Wed 7/26 TBA $99.00
BOSTON RED SOX VS. HOUSTON ASTROS BUS TRIP Soak up the rich history, hear the echoes of the past and join the Merrimack Parks & Recreation Department as we travel to Fenway Park for the ﬁnal home game of the season before the playoﬀs begin! "America's Most Beloved Ballpark" is a place where dreams are made, traditions are celebrated and baseball is forever. Traveling to Fenway Park on your own is not easy. Between the traﬃc and the high cost of parking around Fenway its diﬃcult and expensive. Let us handle the transportation so you can enjoy the game. Cost of the trip is $75 per person and fee includes Motorcoach transportation provided by MBT Transportation and a ticket to the game. Tickets are in Bleacher Section 40 (right behind the bullpen) in rows 3, 4 & 5. Trip departs from Wasserman Park at 12:00 pm. Game time is 3:05 pm. Tickets are limited and will sell out quickly. Reserve your space today. Go Sox! DAY DATES TIME FEE Sun 10/1 12:00 pm - 8:00 pm $75.00
YOUTH PROGRAMS GNOMES & FAIRY HOUSES WORKSHOP We will use birdhouses a base in order to create homes for your favorite garden gnomes and fairies. Nature inspired materials, beads, paint, and even mosaic elements will be incorporated into the designs. This activity is open to kids age 6 - 12. All supplies, instruction and inspiration will be provided! This class is being taught by instructors from the Purple Porcupine Art Studio. For more information on their studio visit their website at: www.PurplePorcupineArtStudio.com. Program will be held in the Function Hall at Wasserman Park. DAY DATE TIME FEE (per child) Thurs 5/11 4:00-5:30pm. $35.00
KIDS COOKING CLASS Join cooking instructor, Andrea Younie, for this new Healthy Hands Cooking Class. This 8 hour cooking program will teach participants, between the ages of 8 - 13, the foundations of nutrition and cooking skills for years to come. Students will learn kitchen safety, proper food storage, and make healthy snacks, breakfasts, lunches and dinners. All supplies, instruction and inspiration will be provided! This program will be held in the Function Hall at Wasserman Park. The class will be held 1 day a week for 4 weeks. Spaces are limited. DAY DATE TIME FEE (per child) Mon 5/15 - 6/5 4:00 - 6:00 pm $120.00
SAFE SITTER ESSENTIALS with CPR Safe Sitter® prepares students in grades 6-8 to be safe when they’re home alone, watching younger siblings, or babysitting. The lessons are ﬁlled with fun activities and role-playing exercises. Students learn how to prevent unsafe situations and what to do when faced with dangers such as power failures or weather emergencies. Participants will learn tips to manage behavior along with the ages and stages of child development. Class will also include rescue skills such as choking rescue and CPR and how to assess and respond to injuries and illnesses. Lastly this course will teach participants how to screen jobs, discuss fees, and greet employers to set students up for success now and in the future. Students practice these skills through various role plays. Course is taught by Michelle Panaccione who is a Registered Nurse in the Cardiac ICU at Boston Children's Hospital and an Instructor for the American Heart Association and Safe Sitter. DAY Sat Thurs
DATE 6/17 8/24
TIME 9:00 - 3:00 pm 9:00 - 3:00 pm
FEE $95.00 $95.00
JUST LIKE DA VINCI In this fun three hour event, students will explore the life and work of Leonardo Da Vinci! They will create nature studies and create journals! Campers will even try their hands at inventing and writing backwards! This program is geared towards children ages 7 - 12. The class will be taught by Rebecca Fredrickson from Beck’s Art Express for more information visit their website at: www.artsexpressnh.com. Program will be held in the Function Hall at Wasserman Park. DAY DATE TIME FEE (per child) Sat 6/24 1:00 - 4:00 pm $60.00
AMERICAN RED CROSS SWIMMING PROGRAM American Red Cross Learn-to-Swim Program provides instruction to help swimmers of all ages and abilities develop their swimming and water safety skills. It is designed to give students a positive learning experience. All classes held at Wasserman Park waterfront. PARENT/CHILD AQUATICS This class will focus on ways for you to enjoy water with your child. This class will emphasize parental teaching methods for water adjustment and basic skills. An Adult must be in the water with the child throughout the class. This class is designed to make your child more comfortable in and enjoy being around water. Class is geared towards children ages 6 months to 3 years of age. SESSION DAYS DATES CLASS TIMES FEE Session 1 Monday - Friday 7/10 - 7/14 4:00 - 4:30 pm (Class 1)OR4:45 - 5:15 pm (Class 2) $30.00 Session 2 Monday - Friday 7/31 - 8/4 4:00 - 4:30 pm (Class 1)OR4:45 - 5:15 pm (Class 2) $30.00 PREPRE-SCHOOL AQUATICS: INTRO TO SWIMMING Participants will work on basic aquatic skills such as enter & exit the water, blowing bubbles through mouth & nose, going under water, bobbing, front & back glides, retrieving a submerged objects and learning how to stay safe in the water. Class is geared towards children ages 3 - 4. SESSION DAYS DATES CLASS TIMES FEE Session 1 Monday - Friday 7/10 - 7/14 5:30 - 6:00 pm OR 6:15 - 6:45 pm $30.00 Session 2 Monday - Friday 7/31 - 8/4 5:30 - 6:00 pm OR 6:15 - 6:45 pm $30.00 LEVEL 1: INTRODUCTION TO WATER SKILLS Participants will work on submerging their face in the water, bobbing, supported front and back ﬂoat, bubble blowing, supported front and back kick, crawl stroke arms, reaching assists, PFD use. Class is geared towards children ages 5 +. SESSION DAYS DATES CLASS TIMES FEE Session 1 Monday - Friday 6/26 - 6/30 4:00 - 4:30 pm $30.00 Session 2 Monday - Friday 7/17 - 7/21 4:00 - 4:30 pm $30.00 Session 3 Monday - Friday 8/7 - 8/11 4:00 - 4:30 pm $30.00 LEVEL 2: FUNDAMENTAL AQUATIC SKILLS Participants will work on submerging their head in the water, retrieving objects, prone ﬂoat, glide, recover, supine ﬂoat, glide, recover, front and back ﬂutter kick, back crawl arms, front and back combined strokes. Class is geared towards children ages 5+ who have completed level 1. SESSION DAY DATES CLASS TIMES FEE Session 1 Monday - Friday 6/26 - 6/30 4:45 - 5:15 pm $30.00 Session 2 Monday - Friday 7/17 - 7/21 4:45 - 5:15 pm $30.00 Session 3 Monday - Friday 8/7 - 8/11 4:45 - 5:15 pm $30.00 LEVEL 3: STROKE DEVELOPMENT Participants in this class will work on retrieving an object w/ eyes open, chest deep bobbing, prone and supine glide, front crawl w/ breathing-10 yds, back crawl 10 yds, elementary back kick-10 yds, reverse direction front & back, treading water. Class is geared towards children ages 5+ who have completed Level 2. SESSION DAYS DATES CLASS TIMES FEE Session 1 Monday - Friday 6/26 - 6/30 5:30 - 6:00 pm $30.00 Session 2 Monday - Friday 7/17 - 7/21 5:30 - 6:00 pm $30.00 Session 3 Monday - Friday 8/7 - 8/11 5:30 - 6:00 pm $30.00
AMERICAN RED CROSS SWIMMING PROGRAM American Red Cross Learn-to-Swim Program provides instruction to help swimmers of all ages and abilities develop their swimming and water safety skills. It is designed to give students a positive learning experience. All classes held at Wasserman Park waterfront. LEVEL 4: STROKE DEVELOPMENT The purpose of this class is to help swimmers develop conﬁdence in the skills learned. Swimmers will work on headﬁrst entries, swimming underwater for 5 body lengths, feet ﬁrst surface dives, survival swimming for 30 seconds, front crawl and backstroke open turns, treading water using diﬀerent kicks, front and elementary backstroke to swim 25 yards, back crawl, breaststrokes, sidestrokes, and butterﬂy. Participants should have completed Level 3 to take this class. SESSION DAYS DATES CLASS TIMES FEE Session 1 Monday - Friday 6/26 - 6/30 6:15 - 6:45 pm $30.00 Session 2 Monday - Friday 7/17 - 7/21 6:15 - 6:45 pm $30.00 Session 3 Monday - Friday 8/7 - 8/11 6:15 - 6:45 pm $30.00 LEVEL 5: STROKE DEVELOPMENT The purpose of this class is to provide further coordinator and reﬁnement of all the strokes learned in Levels 1 - 4. Participants will also work on shallow angle dives, tuck & pike surface dives, front ﬂip turns, and front and elementary backstroke, sidestroke and butterﬂy for 50 yards. Participants should have completed Level 4 to take this class. *Please note that during the week of 7/3 - 7/7 there will not be a class held on July 4th. SESSION DAYS DATES CLASS TIMES FEE Session 1 Monday - Friday 7/3 - 7/7 * 4:00 - 4:45 pm $40.00 Session 2 Monday - Friday 7/24 - 7/28 4:00 - 4:45 pm $40.00 Session 3 Monday - Friday 8/14 - 8/18 4:00 - 4:45 pm $40.00 LEVEL 6: STROKE DEVELOPMENT The purpose of this level is for swimmers to work on reﬁning their strokes so to swim with more ease, eﬃciency, power and smoothness and over greater distances. Participants should have completed Level 5 to take this class. Learning objectives include working on completing a Front Crawl & Back Crawl up to 100 yards, Butterﬂy, Elementary Backstroke, Breaststroke and sidestroke for 50 yards. Participants will also work on being able to demonstrate the following turns while swimming Front crawl open turn, Backstroke open turn, Sidestroke turn, Front ﬂip turn, Backstroke ﬂip turn, Breaststroke turn. SESSION DAYS DATES CLASS TIMES FEE Session 1 Monday - Friday 7/3 - 7/7 * 5:00 - 5:45 pm $40.00 Session 2 Monday - Friday 7/24 - 7/28 5:00 - 5:45 pm $40.00 Session 3 Monday - Friday 8/14 - 8/18 5:00 - 5:45 pm $40.00 ADULT LEARN TO SWIM PROGRAM The Red Cross oﬀers adult swim lessons through our innovative, learn-at-your-own-pace Learn-to-Swim program. Developed for older teens and adults, our program gives adult swimmers at every level the opportunity to improve their skills in a safe environment – and under the guidance of a trained instructor. Participants will gain proﬁciency in basic swimming strokes and learn to reﬁne their front crawl, back crawl, breaststroke and turns to build endurance. SESSION DAYS DATES CLASS TIMES FEE Session 1 Monday - Friday 7/3 - 7/7 * 6:00 - 6:45 pm $40.00 Session 2 Monday - Friday 7/24 - 7/28 6:00 - 6:45 pm $40.00 Session 3 Monday - Friday 8/14 - 8/18 6:00 - 6:45 pm $40.00
SUMMER TENNIS LESSONS - YOUTH The Parks & Recreation Department has partnered up with the New England Athletic Academy to oďŹ€er our tennis lessons for youth this summer. All classes will be held at the Wasserman Park Tennis Courts. For more information on the New England Athletic Academy, visit their website at: www.newenglandathleticacademy.com/.
MINIâ€™S TENNIS New England Athletic Academy's Mini's Tennis programs for ages 3 - 5 are conducted on a smaller court, using the recommended equipment for this age range. This involves using a red low compression ball, which is slower and lower bouncing than an traditional Tennis ball. These adaptations allow players to develop their game in a safe and successful way, while ensuring fun for all! All equipment is provided by NEAA although players are welcome to bring their own racket if they would like! DAY DATES TIME FEE M - F 7/10 - 7/14 4:00 - 4:45 pm $65.00 M - F 7/17 - 7/21 4:00 - 4:45 pm $65.00 M - F 7/24 - 7/28 4:00 - 4:45 pm $65.00 M - F 7/31 - 8/4 4:00 - 4:45 pm $65.00 M - F 8/7 - 8/11 4:00 - 4:45 pm $65.00 M - F 8/14 - 8/18 4:00 - 4:45 pm $65.00 M - F 8/21 - 8/25 4:00 - 4:45 pm $65.00
MASTERS TENNIS New England Athletic Academy's Masters Tennis programs for ages 10 - 14 are conducted on slightly smaller than normal court, using the recommended equipment for this age range. This involves using an orange low compression ball, which is a step up from the red ball but still slower, and lower bouncing than a traditional Tennis ball. DAY M-F M-F M-F M-F M-F M-F M-F
DATES 7/10 - 7/14 7/17 - 7/21 7/24 - 7/28 7/31 - 8/4 8/7 - 8/11 8/14 - 8/18 8/21 - 8/25
TIME 6:00 - 7:00 pm 6:00 - 7:00 pm 6:00 - 7:00 pm 6:00 - 7:00 pm 6:00 - 7:00 pm 6:00 - 7:00 pm 6:00 - 7:00 pm
FEE $70.00 $70.00 $70.00 $70.00 $70.00 $70.00 $70.00
New England Athletic Academy's Challenger Tennis programs for ages 6 - 9 are conducted on a smaller court, using the recommended equipment for this age range. This involves using a red low compression ball, which is slower and lower bouncing than an traditional Tennis ball. These adaptations allow players to develop their game in a safe and successful way, while ensuring fun for all. All equipment is provided by NEAA although players are welcome to bring their own racket if they would like! DAY DATES TIME FEE M - F 7/10 - 7/14 5:00 - 6:00 pm $70.00 M - F 7/17 - 7/21 5:00 - 6:00 pm $70.00 M - F 7/24 - 7/28 5:00 - 6:00 pm $70.00 M - F 7/31 - 8/4 5:00 - 6:00 pm $70.00 M - F 8/7 - 8/11 5:00 - 6:00 pm $70.00 M - F 8/14 - 8/18 5:00 - 6:00 pm $70.00 M - F 8/21 - 8/25 5:00 - 6:00 pm $70.00
GRAND SLAM TENNIS New England Athletic Academy's Grand Slam Tennis programs for ages 15 and older are conducted on a full size court, using the recommended equipment for this age range. This involves using a green dot ball which is a step up from the orange ball but still lower bouncing than a traditional tennis ball. DAY DATES TIME FEE M - F 7/10 - 7/14 7:00 - 8:00 pm $70.00 M - F 7/17 - 7/21 7:00 - 8:00 pm $70.00 M - F 7/24 - 7/28 7:00 - 8:00 pm $70.00 M - F 7/31 - 8/4 7:00 - 8:00 pm $70.00 M - F 8/7 - 8/11 7:00 - 8:00 pm $70.00 M - F 8/14 - 8/18 7:00 - 8:00 pm $70.00 M - F 8/21 - 8/25 6:00 - 7:00 pm $70.00
NATICOOK SUMMER DAY CAMP CAMP DATES & RATES (Rates are based per week per child.)
SESSION 1: June 26th—June 30th* SESSION 2: July 3rd, July 5th— July 7th* SESSION 3: July 10th—July 14th SESSION 4: July 17th—July 21st SESSION 5: July 24th—July 28th SESSION 6: July 31st—August 4th SESSION 7: August 7th—August 11th SESSION 8: August 14th—August 18th Residents: $210.00 Non-Residents: $260.00 (*Session 2 - Residents: $168.00 Non-Residents: $208.00)
CAMPER INFORMATION Campers between the ages of 5 to 14 years old are welcome to attend Naticook Summer Day Camp and must be toilet trained. All registered Campers will also receive an oﬃcial Naticook Day Camp T-shirt upon their ﬁrst day at Camp.
CAMP EXTENDED CARE Extended Care options are available for an additional fee. Rates are per week per child. Morning (AM) Extended Care: $20.00 AM - 7:00am to 8:00am (Session 1 Only - $12.00, Session 2 only - $16.00)
Afternoon (PM) Extended Care: $30.00 PM - 4:00pm to 5:30pm (Session 1 only - $18.00; Session 2 only - $24.00)
Both AM and PM Extended Care: $50.00 7:00am to 8:00am & 4:00pm to 5:30pm (Session 1 only - $30.00; Session 2 only—$40.00)
WEEKLY THEMES SESSION 1: AROUND THE WORLD SESSION 2: HOLIDAY HOOPLA SESSION 3: SUPER SPY WEEK SESSION 4: CARNIVAL SESSION 5: ANIMALS GONE WILD SESSION 6: GO FOR THE GOLD—OLYMPICS WEEK
To register, complete and return the Camper SESSION 7: NATICOOK’S GOT TALENT & GIVES BACK Registration Form along with payment and all health SESSION 8: CAMP THROUGH THE DECADES forms. Paper registration forms are available at the Parks & Recreation Oﬃce, Town Hall, the Merrimack Public Library or register online at A $25.00 non-refundable deposit per week per child is www.merrimackparksandrec.org/naticook.html. required to reserve your space. All deposits are applied The Camper’s Record of Immunizations and Record of towards your Camp tuition. Final payments are due no a Physical are due no later than June 12, 2017. later than two weeks prior to the session that you are NEW in 2017—SIBLING DISCOUNT! We now oﬀer a 5% registering for or your child may be removed from the sibling discount to families registering for the same session if payment is not received. Online registrations require full payment of Camp by credit card. Payments session(s) in the same household. and deposits are also accepted by check or cash in person. Checks should be made payable to the
HOURS OF OPERATION
Morning Drop oﬀ
8:00am – 8:15am
8:00am – 4:00pm
Afternoon Pick up
3:45pm – 4:00pm
‘Town of Merrimack’.
CONTACT US Parks & Recreation Oﬃce: 603-882-1046 Website: www.merrimackparksandrec.org Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Merrimack Summer Stage Theater Program 8:00am - 4:00pm
BACK BY POPULAR DEMAND! At the Summer Stage Program campers will learn about scene acting, vocal work, dance and creative movement, improvisation and play theater games! Campers will spend the week producing a theatrical performance that will be presented on the last day of the session. CAMP SESSION :
Session 1: July 24 – July 28
Christmas In July
Session 2: August 21– August 25
Pirates the Musical– Part 2
For more information visit: http://www.merrimackparksandrec.org/stage.html
SKYHAWKS SPORTS ACADEMY Skyhawks Sports Academy provides sports programs where children discover and develop athletic skills and social values, such as teamwork, respect and sportsmanship. All programs will be held at Wasserman Park. To register go to: www.skyhawks.com.
MINI HAWKS (SOCCER, BASEBALL & BASKETBALL) This multi-sport program was developed to give children a positive ﬁrst step into athletics. The essentials of baseball, basketball and soccer are taught in a safe, structured environment with lots of encouragement and a big focus on fun. Our Mini-Hawk games and activities were designed to allow campers to explore balance, movement, hand/eye coordination, and skill development at their own pace. DAY DATE TIME PROGRAM Ages FEE M-F 6/26 - 6/30 9:00 - 12:00 pm SSA96759 4-7 $110.00
FLAG FOOTBALL Skyhawks ﬂag football is the perfect program for your young athletes who want a complete introduction to America's Game or for those who simply want to brush up on their skills in preparation for league play. Through our 'skill of the day' campers will learn skills on both sides of the ball including the core components of passing, catching, and de-ﬂagging or defensive positioning - all presented in a fun & positive environment. The week ends with the Skyhawks Sports Bowl, giving participants a chance to showcase their skills on the gridiron! DAY DATE TIME PROGRAM Ages FEE M-F 7/10 - 7/14 9:00 - 12:00 pm SSA96760 6 - 12 $110.00
CHEERLEADING Skyhawks cheerleading teaches young athletes all the essential skills to lead the crowd and support the home team. Skyhawks' cheer camp will ensure that each camper will learn cheers, proper hand and body movements as well as jumping techniques. There is no stunting, just a big focus on fun while each cheerleader learns important life skills such as teambuilding and leadership. DAY DATE TIME PROGRAM Ages FEE M-F 7/10 - 7/14 9:00 - 12:00 pm SSA96761 5 - 12 $110.00
LACROSSE Suit up and come ﬁnd our why lacrosse has grown to be one of the fastest growing sports in the country. Lacrosse combines the basic skills used in soccer, basketball, and hockey into one fast paced, high scoring game. Athletes will learn all the fundamentals of stick handling, cradling, passing, and shooting, all in a fun, non-checking environment. Participants must provide their own equipment which includes protective head gear (goggles for girls, helmet for boys), gloves and stick. DAY DATE TIME PROGRAM Ages FEE M-F 8/14 - 8/18 9:00 - 12:00 pm SSA96761 6 - 12 $110.00
GOLF CAMP Skyhawks Golf focuses on building the conﬁdence of young athletes by teaching proper technique to reﬁne essential skills of the game. Young athletes need proper focus on the fundamentals of form, swinging, putting, and body positioning. To assist in this training, Skyhawks has adopted the SNAG (Starting New At Golf) system as its curriculum. SNAG utilizes a set of equipment designed for beginning golfers to help build conﬁdence and to have fun. All equipment is provided. DAY DATE TIME PROGRAM Ages FEE M-F 8/21 - 8/25 9:00 - 12:00 pm SSA96761 5 - 10 $110.00
O’LEARY BASKETBALL CAMP The O’Leary Basketball Camp will be returning to Wasserman Park this summer for its 23rd year. The camp focuses on both team play and individual improvement while maintaining a positive attitude and emphasizing the importance of sportsmanship. All participants will receive a Basketball Camp T-Shirt. For more information contact Kevin O’Leary at (239) 249-9276 or via email at email@example.com. To register visit www.olearycamp.com. Fee: $60.00 (Weeks 1, 3 – 6) *Fee: $55.00 (Week 2 only) WEEK 1 *June 26– June 30 WEEK 2 *July 3 – July 7 WEEK 3 July 10– July 14 WEEK 4 July 17 – July 21 WEEK 5 WEEK 6
July 24 – July 28 July 31 - August 4
8:30am–11:30pm 8:30am–12:00pm 8:30am–11:30am 8:30am–11:30am
Ages 12-14 Ages 9-11 Ages 12-14 Ages 9-11
8:30am–11:30am Ages 12-14 8:30am–11:30am Ages 9-11
IN THE NET SPORTS ACADEMY GIRLS ALL SKILLS CAMP CAMP In The Net’s goal is to provide the best lacrosse skills development program for girls through positive, fun and professional lax coaching methods. ITN lacrosse summer camps start at grade 3 and goes up to grade 8 with an emphasis on learning, practicing, and improving all aspects of a player’s game. Small sided games and situation drills enable team awareness skills to be strengthened and developed at our summer camps. Players are trained individually and in small groups to develop the essential skills of lacrosse such as, stick and ball handling as well as positional responsibility. DAY DATE TIME FEE (per child) M-F 7/24 - 7/27 9:00 - 12:00 pm $150.00
ROCKET SCIENCE WITH WICKED COOL FOR KIDS ROCKET SCIENCE ‘17 Rocket Science ‘17 features the all new Viking research rocket. This customizable model rocket has 48 diﬀerent ﬁn conﬁgurations and as the aerospace engineer, you choose the design as we journey to the moon. Keep a Captain’s Log as you investigate what’s inside the rocky planets and gas giants. Map distant constellations, create glittering moon rocks, and make galaxy slime as part of your out-of-this-world lunar journey. Blast oﬀ with a solid fuel high ﬂying launch at the end of the week (weather permitting). Program will be held in the Arts & Crafts Building at Wasserman Park. Participants will need to bring a bag lunch with them daily. To register, complete the registration form at the back of the brochure or online at www.merrimackparksandrec.org. DAY M-F
DATE 8/21 - 8/25
TIME 9:00—4:00 pm
FEE (per child) $300.00
FUNCTION HALL RENTALS The Function Hall at Wasserman Park is a multi-use facility for gathering of events such as organization meetings, event receptions, reunions, birthday parties, family picnics, and more. The Function Hall features a front room that can accommodate up to 100 people and a main room that can accommodate up to 200 people. It is often described as a “Camp” style building since that is its primary function. The rental hall fee also includes the use of 20 tables and 110 chairs. The Function Hall rental is available 7 days a week between 7:00am to 11:00pm. In 2016, the Town of Merrimack installed a brand new heating system, a new sprinkler system, new windows and installed a permanent water line to the building to allow it to be used on a year round basis.
2017 FUNCTION HALL RENTAL FEE SCHEDULE: SCHEDULE Fees are based on the ﬁrst 3-hours of Function Hall rental time. ROOM
FUNCTION HALL ADDITIONAL HOUR KITCHEN RENTER’S INSURANCE (required)
Merrimack Resident/ Business/Non-Pro it
$125.00 $300.00 3 hour time block 3 hour time block $25.00 (per hour) $50.00 (ﬂat rate fee) $77.00+ (without liquor) $153.00+ (with liquor)
A $50.00 security deposit is required to reserve any date along with a signed reservation form. Deposits are refundable after the return of Function Hall key and an inspection after the event by the Parks & Recreation Director.
All rentals require a certiﬁcate of liability insurance naming the Town of Merrimack as additionally insured. This is to protect you as well as the Town of Merrimack in the event of accidental damage.
For additional information and a complete list of rules & regulations for renting the Function Hall, visit our website at: www.merrimackparksandrec.org/function-hall-rentals.html
For questions or to schedule a tour of the facility, call the Parks & Recreation Department at 603-882-1046. You can also email Parks & Recreation Director Matt Casparius at firstname.lastname@example.org
PARKS & RECREATION AREAS ABBIE GRIFFIN PARK, 6 Baboosic Lake Road — Home to Merrimack’s Summer Concert Series, it is also famous for its Bandstand and a popular location for outdoor wedding ceremonies and special events. BISHOP FIELD, 178 Baboosic Lake Road — This ﬁeld contains soccer and lacrosse ﬁelds. DEPOT STREET BOAT RAMP, 20 Depot Street — Carry-in boating and ﬁshing access to the Merrimack River. GIBSON MEMORIAL COMPLEX & MARTEL FIELD, 10 Atherton Road — This ﬁeld contains Little League baseball ﬁelds and a softball diamond at Martel Field. HORSESHOE POND BOAT RAMP, 23 Island Drive — Trailer launched or carry-in boating. Horseshoe Pond is an ox-bow pond, created when the Merrimack River changed course & sediment buildup cut it oﬀ from the main channel of the river. JONATHAN SIMEONE MEMORIAL ATV PARK, Lawrence Road — This Town owned land is maintained by the New Hampshire Right Riders group. Riders in the park, which is open only to Merrimack residents and vehicles must display a Merrimack Transfer Station Sticker. KIDS KOVE PLAYGROUND, 487 Daniel Webster Highway — Children’s playground contains a maze of wooden climbing structures and is located within Twin Bridges Park. O’GARA DRIVE RECREATION AREA, 26 O’Gara Drive — A use-at-your-own-risk facility, the Skateboard Park is open from mid-April to mid-October and the Ice Skating Rink is open late-December/early January through early -March (weather permitting). REEDS FERRY SCHOOL FIELDS, 15 Lyons Road — This ﬁeld contains ﬁve soccer ﬁelds, one youth baseball ﬁeld two softball ﬁelds and one lacrosse ﬁeld. TWARDOSKY FIELD, 44 Amherst Road — This ﬁeld contains one softball ﬁeld and two soccer ﬁelds. TWIN BRIDGE PARK, 487 Daniel Webster Highway — This Park includes the Kids Kove Playground, Little League baseball at Bise Field, basketball courts, picnic tables, scenic walking paths and the location of Merrimack Youth Association Headquarters. VETERANS MEMORIAL PARK & BOAT RAMP, 155 Camp Sargent Road — This ﬁeld contains two youth baseball ﬁelds, one Babe Ruth multipurpose ﬁeld, picnic tables and the Warriner Memorial Playground. Trailer launched or carry-in boating access to Naticook Lake for ﬁshing is also available. WASSERMAN PARK, 116 Naticook Road — This Park oﬀers extensive recreational activities such as picnicking, hiking, swimming, ﬁshing, tennis, basketball, baseball and the Norma French Playground. This is home of the Parks & Recreation Department and Naticook Day Camp. WATSON PARK, 441 Daniel Webster Highway — Activities featured at this Park include picnicking, scenic river views, access for carry-in boating and ﬁshing, butterﬂy garden and the newly built Pavilion. WESTON PARK & RIVER ACCESS, 49 Turkey Hill Road — A lovely site for light hiking, picnicking winter sledding and also features a riverbank carry-in boating access to the Souhegan River for ﬁshing. MERRIMACK OUTDOORS—For information on Conservation Areas, visit: www.merrimackoutdoors.org. For more information about the Merrimack’s open spaces, parks and ﬁelds, visit: www.merrimackparksandrec.org/parks.html
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