Parks & Recreation

Somersworth Parks and Recreation Department offers a diversity of programs for all ages to meet the needs of residents and non-residents. The Recreation Department encourages wholesome and healthful use of leisure and recreation for the citizens of Somersworth. We hope you will discover and participate in many of the programs, events and trips that we offer.


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Attention: All Dog Owners 

Dog leash signage

Please be aware that the City of Somersworth has a leash law that prohibits dogs from running at large. It is also required that all owners be prepared and clean up their dog’s excrement expeditiously in any public place or upon the property of any other person. 


-Recreation Program Payment Information-

All programs require a registration form to be filled out prior to participating. Payments are due at the time of registration. Please contact us if you have questions about the payment or if you are mailing a payment to ensure space is available for your child. 603-692-9508

We currently  accept cash or checks only                                                                                                           Please make checks payable to: City of Somersworth

Mailing Address: 1 Government Way Somersworth, NH 03878


-2017/18 Rec Youth Basketball-

Save the dates~ Saturdays; November 11- January 13 (No BBall 11/25 or 12/23 for Holiday breaks)

  • Children in grades 1-6
  • Saturday mornings only- 8 sessions total
  • 8:00- 12:00 p.m. 
  • Parent volunteer coaches are needed to run the program
  • Locations and times are subject to change
  • Space is limited so don’t wait to sign up!

2017-18 Rec Youth Basketball Registration Form

Idlehurst Elementary School Gym:

1st & 2nd Grade Coed: 8:00-8:50 a.m.                                                                                                   3rd -6th Grade Girls: 9:00-10:20 a.m.

Middle School Gym: 

3rd & 4th Grade Boys: 8:30- 9:50 a.m.                                                                                                  5th & 6th Grade Boys: 10:00-11:30 a.m.


-Biddy Basketball Program-

Save the dates~ January 27- March 10 (Saturday mornings only)

Ages 3-6

Registration is now open!!

2018 Biddy Basketball Registration Form


Check out the Splash Pad located at Noble Pines Park!

ATTENTION: The Splash Pad is now closed at Noble Pines Park! 

Come beat the summer heat with Somersworth’s very own Splash Pad! The Splash pad will be open daily starting mid-June through Labor Day from 10:00 am to 7:00 pm, weather permitting. 




Please be sure to check out the splash pad rules prior to visiting:  

  • Splash Pad park hours are 10 am.- 7 pm. daily. The Splash Pad may be closed at anytime due to maintenance or other concerns.
  • Footwear/sandals are strongly recommended. NO athletic cleats on the Splash Pad.
  • NO food or beverages, glass containers, or breakable objects are allowed on the Splash pad.
  • NO skateboards, roller blades, bicycles, scooters, or any other type of wheeled vehicle (with the exception of wheelchairs or assistive devices) are allowed on the Splash Pad.
  • NO pets are allowed on the Splash Pad.
  • In the event of an emergency, call 911. The Splash Pad is located at 45 Grand Street.


 Looking for a private park rental for a function or party?!

Millenium Park is available for private one-day or two-day rentals on weekends from April to October. The park offers a softball field with lights, 2 horseshoe pits, 2 volleyball courts, electricity, bathroom facilities, 2 barbecue grills, a covered pavilion with 8 picnic tables, a small playground structure with a swing set, and a large parking lot. For more information on pricing and availability, call (603)-692-9508 . Millenium Contract



-Contact Us- 

Recreation Supervisor: Kristen Davenport                                                                                     603-692-9508                                                                                                                           

Recreation Clerk: Mona Potter                                                                                                           603-692-9507                                                                                               


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