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Spring Summer 2023 Program Guide

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City of Portsmouth NHRecreationPortsmouth NH Senior Activity CenterPortsmouthRecreation PortsmouthRecTodd HenleyRecreation Directortahenley@cityofportsmouth.com603.610.8897Brinn SullivanAssistant Recreation Directorbsullivan@cityofportsmouth.com603.610.8879Tim BaileySpinnaker Point Supervisortpbailey@cityofportsmouth.com603.766.1484Lexy van BinsbergenIndoor Pool Supervisoravanbinsbergen@cityofportsmouth.com603.427.1546Tara BarkerConnie Bean Supervisortjbarker@cityofportsmouth.com603.427.1548Nicole FinitsisSenior Center Supervisornmfinitsis@cityofportsmouth.com603.610.4433Bridget CromptonOffice BoardCarl Diemer, Chair; Rich Blalock, Council Rep; Brian French, School Board Rep; Robert Bogardus, Richard Duddy, Lauren Krans, Kathryn Lynch, Jackie Cali-Pitts, Kory Sirmaian Main Office: Community Campus, 100 Campus Dr., Portsmouth, NH 603.427.1547RECREATION STAFF & POINTS OF CONTACT

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For complete details: POLICIES & INFOS P R I N G / S U M M E R 2 0 2 3 | P A G E 3Portsmouth Recreation Program Financial Assistance - A Key Collective ProgramPortsmouth Recreation is proud to participate in the #areuin? program. By signing up for the #areuin?card program, your student will have access to free or reduced pricing for programs run by theRecreation Department. No need to ask for help each time you want to participate. We note the discounton your account, and it will be automatically applied when you register. Visit to apply. Portsmouth Recreation Refund PolicyIf Portsmouth Recreation is forced to cancel a program, a full refund will be issued by check by the Cityof Portsmouth. Refund requests must be submitted in writing (email ok), and will be granted up until twoweeks before the start of the program. Refunds are issued in the form of a check and usually take two tothree weeks to process. If a request is made within the two weeks prior to the start of the program,refunds will only be given for medical reasons or if the Recreation Department is able to fill the spot withanother participant. A pro-rated refund may be given if the participant has attended any sessions. Room & Field Rental InformationHost your next meeting, conference, birthday party or special event at a Recreation facility. We havespace for every size function and price. We also reserve various fields throughout the city, includingour new turf field. Rental information, pricing, and facility request form can be found Afterschool Bus Service to the Community CampusThe Recreation Department is working with the Portsmouth School Department to provide bus servicefrom Portsmouth's three elementary schools to the Campus for our afterschool programs. Look for the symbol next to programs that have bus service provided!Main Office: Community Campus, 100 Campus Dr., Portsmouth, NH 03801 | 603.427.1547Now hiring and training lifeguards!

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S P R I N G / S U M M E R | P A G E 4Opens for the season on Saturday, May 27, 2023Portsmouth Residents: Free For more information: for dock slip space begin May 1. For fee information and to reserve, please visit or call 603.498.6816Pavilion reservations for the 2023 season begin April 1 at 9:00amVisit or call 603.427.1547Off Peirce IslandPicnic tables, grills and river views.Non-resident Fees:Season pass $175 for power boats | $100 for non-motorized; One day launch $20 for power boats | $10 for non-motorize

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S P R I N G / S U M M E R 2 0 2 3 | P A G E 5NEW in 2023!Seasonal Kayak/Paddleboard Storage Slip Rental Available Located at Peirce Island Boat LaunchResidents: Rental fee $200 | Seasonal rental reservations begin April 1Non Residents: Rental fee $240 | Season rental reservations begin April 15Season dates: May 27 - September 30.South Mill Pond Recreation Complex offers 8 outdoor pickleball courts, 4 tennis courts, 2 basketball courts, playground, dog park, & walking loop.Indoor Pickleball Courts available:Spinnaker Point Adult Recreation Center Community Campus (2 newly lined courts in gym) Community Campus: Coming Spring 2023!8 outdoor pickleball courtsHours and clinics, please visit complete information, please visit launchFor hours and fees, please visit

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Friday, February 10. 5:30-8:00pm | Friday, April 14. 5:30-8:00pmFebruary Break: Monday, February 27 - Friday, March 3. 8:00am-5:00pm April Break: Monday, April 24 - Friday, April 28. 8:00am-5:00pm Ages 4-5: Thursdays, May 4-June 8, 4:30-5:15pm. $40 for Portsmouth residents/$60 for nonresidentsFebruary Vacation Camp: Winter Wolves at Sagamore Creek Lands (4-day camp)April Vacation Camp: Spring Sparrows at Sagamore Creek Lands (4-day camp)Wild Wednesdays: Spring Nature Immersion at Community Campus ForestTuesdays: Ages 2-3: 9:30-10:15am | Ages 4-5: 10:30-11:15amSaturdays: Ages 2-3: 1:00-1:45pm | Ages 4-5: 2:00-2:45pmGrades K-2: Tuesdays, May 9-June 6 | Grades 3-5: Thursdays, May 11-June 8Tuesdays, March 21-May 2 (no class 4/25); 3:00-3:45pmThursdays, March 23-May 11 (no class 4/27); 3:00-3:45pm Ages 2-7: Saturdays, March 25-May 20 (no class April 29). 9:00 - 10:00amKids Night OutSupervised pizza and a movie for the kids while parents enjoy some kid-free time! Grades K-5. $20 per child/night. Location: Community Campus. Preregistration is required.Portsmouth Rec's February & April Vacation CampsJoin Portsmouth Rec for a fun-filled week of activities including field trips. Grades K-6. Location: ConnieBean Center. $200 per week for Portsmouth residents/$220 per week for nonresidents Portsmouth Rec T-BallLet Portsmouth Recreation teach your children the fundamentals of America's favorite pastime.Volunteer coaches needed. Location: Campus Drive Athletic Field. ForestKids ForestKids with Sarah Brown offers nature-based enrichment and outdoor programming. Ages 4-12: Mon-Thurs, Feb 27-March 2; 10:30am-2:30pm; $240 for first child, $200 per additional childAges 4-12: Mon-Thurs, April 24-27, 10:30am-3:00pm; $240 for first child, $200 per additional child; Ages 5-12: April 5-June 7 (no class 4/26), 2:45-5:45pm*; $365/first child; $320/additional child*12:00-3:00pm on 4/12 & 5/10 for early release days* (Bus service available for Wild Wednesdays only)Challenger Sports: Little Tykes SoccerJoin Challenger Sports' amazing coaches for a skills-based soccer program for your little one. April 25-May 30; $85 per child includes a t-shirt and soccer ball. Location: Campus Drive Athletic FieldApril 29-June 3; $85 per child includes a t-shirt and soccer ball. Location: Connie Bean Center FieldKids YogaConnect with the outside world and our inside nature through poses, mini walks & quiet times.Sometimes the world feels too big, so we’ll learn poses to be calm, clear-eyed and ready to practicekindness. Location: Langdon Park. Bring mat & water bottle. $20 for 5 classes. 5:00-6:00pm. Misa's Clean KitchenIn partnership with Portsmouth Public Library, Misa's Clean Kitchen class features a new recipeeach week for the students to create and try. FREE. Grades K-5. Location: Community CampusCrazy 8's: Where Match Meets MischiefPortsmouth Public Library's Mollie will lead fun-with-math activities, including Glow in the DarkGeometry, Spy Training, and Toilet Paper Olympics. FREE. Grades K-2. Location: Community CampusPre-K Music TogetherEarly childhood music & movement helps little ones develop their innate musicality. Ages: Infant - Pre-K.One day per week class; Mondays - Saturdays sessions. 9:00am or 10:15am class. Spring Session is a 10-week semester beginning the week of April 10. $180 per child. Location: Community Campus. Special Olympics: Young AthletesDevelop foundation skills through fun activities; run, jump, balance, throw, catch, & more. Free. SPRING YOUTH PROGRAMSS P R I N G / S U M M E R 2 0 2 3 | P A G E 6For complete details and to register:

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Grades 3-5 (Orange Ball): Saturdays, 9:00-10:30am, May 6-June 3 (no class 5/27) Grades 6-8 (Green Ball): Saturdays, 10:30am-12:00pm, May 6-June 3 (no class (5/27)Ages 7-11: Stop-Motion Animation Studio: Create movies with stop motion animation using Legos.Ages: 7-11: Game-Bots: Create robotic games using gear ratio, sensors, pulleys and sensors.Ages 5-9: Best Friends Club: Make new friends while creating jungles, beaches & ranches with Legos.Ages 5-9: Superheroes: Create your very own superheroes, hideouts, and fantasy world.Grades K-2: Mondays; April 3-May 22. 7-week session $99 per child. (No class April 24, May 29)Grades 3-5: Wednesdays; April 5-May 24. 7-week session $99 per child. (No class April 26, May 31)Session 1: Wednesdays; March 15- April 19 | Session 2: Wednesdays; May 3- June 7 $108 per child.Session 1: Wednesdays; March 15- April 19 | Session 2: Wednesdays; May 3- June 7. $120 per childGrades 3-5: Tuesdays 3:00-4:30pm March 14-April 18Grades K-2: Wednesdays, 3:00-4:30pm March 15-April 19 Grades K-2: Thursdays, 3:00-4:30pm March 16-April 20Art Workshop - Grades 3-5: Mondays, March 13-April 17. $160Kandinsky Colors - Grades K-2: Tuesdays, March 14-April 18. $160Wonderful World of Watercolor - Grades 3-5: Wednesdays, March 15-April 19. $160Art Exploration - Grades K-2: Thursdays, March 16-April 20. $160USTA Tennis In The ParksLed by USTA coaches, focus on developing skills to serve, rally and play - perfect for beginners and firsttime players. Modified tennis balls, age-appropriate rackets, and the latest fun and engaging activities tohelp players successfully learn and play the game of tennis. First time players receive new racket andage appropriate ball. Located at PHS Tennis Courts. $65 per child.Snapology STEM ClassesFun STEM programs; engineering, building, science and more while doing awesome projects with cool themes. Location: Community Campus. 3:00-4:30pmAfterschool Programs: Mondays, February 6 - March 20 (no class February 27). $89 per childMondays, March 27-April 17. $65 per childThursdays, February 2-February 23. $65 per childThursdays, March 9 - April 13. $89 per childMad Science: Mad Lab MedleyDiscover the many ways science helps us explore the world! From telescopes to microscopes and everything in between, you will be inspired by the wonders of science. Location: Community Campus. 3:00-4:00pm.Yoga by WoomToddler Yoga: Fun and engaging class for parents & toddlers (walking to 3 years old). Come move, sing,laugh, and connect with other local families. Location: Community Campus. 9:15-10:00am. Mama & Me Yoga & Tea: Class includes gentle yoga, guided relaxation and time to connect with othermoms. Enjoy tea & snacks. Class is guided by local mama, nurse, lactation consultant, and yoga instructorChristine McKenney. Location: Community Campus. 10:15-11:30am. Creative DramaAn introduction for grades K-5 to the world of acting and theater through building characters, working with costumes, reading & writing scripts, and performing. Location: Community Campus. $180 per child.Visual Art AdventuresA new visual art afterschool program led by accomplished artists and educators, Brian and Jayne McPherson. Visual art education is more than learning to color between the lines. Recent research found that it "significantly improves students' academic, social, and emotional outcomes." Location: Community Campus. 3:00-4:30pm.SPRING YOUTH PROGRAMSS P R I N G / S U M M E R 2 0 2 3 | P A G E 7For complete details and to register:

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June 26-August 18 (No camp July 4) | 8:00am-5:00pmCamp will be held in three one-week sessions, July 31 - August 18 | 9:00am-3:30pmSessions 1 & 2: (Grades K-2) June 26-29 & July 10-13Sessions 3 & 4: (Grades 3-6) July 17-20 & July 24-27Multi-Sport: Mites (Ages 5-6)Mondays & Wednesdays June 26 - July 19, 9:00-10:00amMulti-Sport: Juniors (Ages 7-11)Mondays & Wednesdays June 26 - July 19, 10:30-11:30amPre-K Soccer (Ages 3-4) Tuesday Session: June 27 - July 18, 9:00-10:00amThursday Session: June 29 - July 20, 9:00-10:00am Soccer Skills (Ages 5-8)Tuesdays & Thursdays, June 27 - July 20, 10:30-11:30amGrades 4-8: August 7-11, 8:30am-12:00pm. $100 for Portsmouth residents/$120 for non-residentsGrades K-8: Friday, June 23 and Saturday, June 24 from 8:30am-12:00pm Camp FunStuffPortsmouth Recreation's full-day summer camp for children grades K-5. Camp is filled to the brim with... FunStuff! Campers will be divided into age-appropriate groups.Activities include sports & movement activities, arts & crafts, fun presentations & performers, outdoorpool, and field trips. Location: Connie Bean Center. Camp will be held in eight one-week sessions. 50 participants each week.$200 per week for Portsmouth residents/$225 per week for non-residentsSports CampPortsmouth Recreation's Sports Camp is a chance for children in grades 5-8 to practice their skills onsports they know, and get experience trying new ones! Campers will play team and individual sports,as well as competitive and backyard-style games. Most afternoons are spent at the outdoor pool.Location: Connie Bean Center. 14 participants per week.$160 per week for Portsmouth residents/$180 for non-residents Arts in the AfternoonLet your child’s creative energy flow! Portsmouth Rec campers will create, explore, discover and learnthrough art activities (and even a little art history). Camp will be held in four one-week sessions. Location: Connie Bean Center. 14 participants per week.Monday-Thursday afternoons, 12:30-3:30pm$80 per week for Portsmouth residents/$100 for non-residentsPortsmouth Rec Morning Sports ProgramsPortsmouth Rec's introduction to sports in a fun and laid-back environment. Location: Leary Field$60 per child for Portsmouth residents/$80 per child for non-residents (Pre-K Soccer $40/$60)Portsmouth Youth Field Hockey CampLocal coaches from Portsmouth High School and Portsmouth Middle School are bringing you allthings Field Hockey! This is the perfect summer camp for those who are familiar with the sport of fieldhockey and those who are picking up a stick for the first time. Open to all who have a passion forlearning the game of field hockey. Location: Campus Drive Athletic Fields. Cheer Camp: Portsmouth Youth CheerleadingPortsmouth-Oyster River High School Varsity Cheerleading coaches and athletes bring you CHEERCAMP. All experience levels welcome. This two day camp day will include dynamic warm-ups andstretching routine, cheer motions, game cheers and jumps. Participants will also have the opportunityto learn how to stunt, with a focus on safe drills and progressions. Location: Community Campus gym.$100 for Portsmouth residents/$120 for non-residents - cheer bow included!SUMMER YOUTH PROGRAMSFor complete details and to register: P R I N G / S U M M E R 2 0 2 3 | P A G E 8Now hiring Camp Counselors!

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Two- or three-hour one-day workshops held during weeks of June 19 and June 26 for ages 5-12. Half-day Summer Camps $189 per week (Camp t-shirt included with full week registration)LEGO Robotics & EngineeringVideo Game DesignerLEGO Robotics MasterLEGO Mindstorms RoboticsSession 1: June 26-30Session 2: July 31-August 4Snapology STEM Camps & WorkshopsSnapology brings back their creative and fun STEM programs. Learn about engineering, building,science and more while doing awesome projects with some cool themes. Location: Community Campus $29-$39 per workshop. See website for full schedule.July 10-14: Robopets for ages 5-8 | Machines & Contraptions for ages 6-10July 17-21: Bot Builders for ages 4-6 | Responsive Robotics for ages 7-12July 31-August 4: Game Bots Robotics for ages 6-9 | Drone Commander for ages 9-13August 7-11: Animation Studio: Harry Potter for ages 8-12 | The Amazing Race for ages 8-12August 14-18: Jedi Masters for ages 6-10 | Animation Studio: Star Wars for ages 8-12See website for complete schedule and session description.LEGO Robotics CampUsing the latest LEGO robotics technology, participants will learn about gears, circuits, and computerprogramming as we design, build, and program a variety of different robotics and engineering projects.Different projects available for all skill levels. Location: Community Campus.Grades 1-5, 9:00-11:45am, Mon-Thur, July 24-27, $115 for Portsmouth residents/$125 for nonresidentsStop playing video games and start creating them! In this intro class, participants will learn how toprogram and create their very own games using GameMaker software. We'll create a multi-level,customized adventure. Participants will need a flash drive to save on. Location: Community Campus.Grades 3-6, 9:00-11:45am, Mon-Thur, July 24-27, $115 for Portsmouth residents/$125 for nonresidentsParticipants will have access to thousands of specialized LEGO bricks including motors, sensors, and somuch more! Then, using a laptop and kid-friendly LEGO WeDo 2.0 software, teams will create programsto bring their creations to life. Many new projects will be available for returning LEGO masters. Location: Community Campus. Grades 1-5, 12:15-3:00pm, Mon-Thur, July 24-27, $115 for Portsmouth residents/$125 for nonresidentsDesigned with advanced builders in mind. Using both the NXT and EV3 robotics systems, participantswill have an opportunity to construct and program several different robots, including a battle arenarobot and stinging scorpion. Location: Community Campus. Grades 1-5, 12:15-3:00pm, Mon-Thur, July 24-27, $115 for Portsmouth residents/$125 for nonresidents **Free supervised lunch if doing morning and afternoon sessions. Projects are not taken home.**PMAC Summer Arts CampIn collaboration with Portsmouth Music and Arts Center, we will be hosting a summer pop-up art campat the Community Campus for elementary aged children. Three different weeks in July. Please for complete camp information, dates and registration.Seacoast United Soccer CampSeacoast United's annual summer soccer camp is a favorite amongst our campers. Location: Campus Drive Athletic Fields. Ages 3-5: 9:00-9:45am, $70 per session | Ages 6-14: 9:00am-12:00pm, $120 per sessionFor complete details and to register: YOUTH PROGRAMSS P R I N G / S U M M E R 2 0 2 3 | P A G E 9

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Wednesdays, 6:00-7:30pm, May 3-June 7, $75 per person. Location: PHS Tennis CourtsThursdays, 6:00-8:30pm, June 1-July 6, $65 per person. Location: South Mill Pond Tennis CourtsMonday-Friday, 12:00-12:55pm, regular visiting rates apply. Please see page 11 for info.USTA Tennis In The ParksLed by USTA coaches, participants will have fun and get great exercise developing skills to serve,rally, and play tennis. This program is for first-time and beginner players, as well as returning noviceplayers. First time players receive a new racquet.USTA Adult Tennis Social LeagueJoin US Tennis Association for an adults only (21+) summer tennis league. Six week recreationalleague for all skill levels. First time players receive a new racquet.Adult Lap SwimAdult only lap swim available all summer season at the Peirce Island Outdoor Pool. Must be 18 yearsor older to be on deck during this time. No reservations required. Pool admission rates apply.S P R I N G / S U M M E R 2 0 2 3 | P A G E 1 0SUMMER YOUTH PROGRAMSForest Nature Squad: June 26-30, 10:00am-4:00pmForestKids Outdoor Explorers: August 21-25, 10:00am-4:00pmGrades 1&2 (Red Ball): Tuesdays, 5:00-6:15pm, July 11-August 15 Grades 3-5 (Orange Ball): Tuesdays, 6:15-7:30pm, July 11-August 15ForestKids Summer Outdoor Adventures Outdoor adventure camps featuring forest exploration, hiking, tree climbing, whittling, fort building,nature crafts, art and sketching, games, science with a nature focus, kayaking, orienteering, foresttheater, and more! ForestKids offers nature-based experiences in a dependable, safe way for kids.Ages 5 to 12. $365 for 1st child, $325 for each additional sibling. Classes are held at a different wildSeacoast location each day.USTA Tennis In The ParksLed by USTA coaches. Focus on developing skills to serve, rally and play - perfect for beginners andfirst time players. Modified tennis balls, age-appropriate rackets, court sizes and the latest fun andengaging activities help players successfully learn and play the game. First time players receive newracket and age appropriate ball. Located at PHS Tennis Courts. $65 per child.SUMMER ADULT PROGRAMSGroup Fitness ClassesThe Indoor Pool, Spinnaker Point Adult Recreation Center, and Senior Activity Center host groupfitness classes and aquatics classes year round for those aged 18-99+. Classes rotate throughout theyear. Please visit each facility page or website for more details. Some examples of classes offered:Aqua FitnessAqua MovementBeing WellBody Shred TabataBike and BarreCardio Kick BoxingOpen Water Training GroupMeditationSpinning Class & Spin BataSalsa Performance TrainingModern Square Dancing Spin BataTai ChiQigongTriathlon Training GroupFit over 50Strength & StretchSenior FitVolleyballWater Power WorkoutZumbaBone BuildersFor complete details and to register:

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PEIRCE ISLAND OUTDOOR POOLS P R I N G / S U M M E R 2 0 2 3 | P A G E 1 1 99 Peirce Island Road | 603.433.00392023 Season2023 SeasonSwim Lessons Hours & FeesHoursMonday/Wednesday/Friday1:00pm - 5:15pmTuesday & Thursday1:00pm - 6:15pmSaturday & Sunday11:00am - 5:15pmFeesPortsmouth Residents*Children 17 & under: FreeAdults: $3.00Non-residentsChildren 17 & under: $3.00Adults: $5.00Adult Lap SwimMon-Fri 12:00-12:55pmMust be 18+ to be on deck during this time.Season PassesPortsmouth Resident Adult*: $80Non-resident Child: $80Non-resident Adult: $135*Resident Adults (ID Required)When paying the daily fee or using a season pass,please be prepared to show your ID each time.Lifeguard BreaksDaily at 2:30 & 4:00pmWater is cleared during each 15 min break Session DatesSession 1: June 26-July 21Session 2: July 24-August 18FeesPortsmouth Residents: $5.00 per sessionNon-residents: $70.00 per sessionRegistration Dates Resident | Non-residentSessions 1: May 1 | May 15 at 9:00amSession 2: July 5 | July 7 at 9:00amContactPre-Season Phone: 603-427-1547In-Season Phone: 603-433-0039outdoorpool@cityofportsmouth.comFor complete details and to register: hiring and training lifeguards!Monday, June 26 - Friday, August 25Monday, June 26 - Friday, August 25

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S P R I N G / S U M M E R 2 0 2 3 | P A G E 1 2Great Bay MastersAdult swim team focusing on fitness, friendship & fun. Spring Session: April 3 - June 14Registration: Residents: March 13 | Non-residents: March 27Free with membership or $10 drop-in Aqua Fitness 1 & 2Water Power WorkoutAqua MovementTriathlon Training Group Open Water Training GroupGroup Fitness ClassesRed Cross Training Lifeguard Training - March & May Water Safety Instructor - April Lifeguard Recertification - May Visit City website to apply or call 603-427-1547School Vacation Open Swim February 20-March 3April 17-April 28PORTSMOUTH INDOOR POOL Portsmouth Indoor Pool, 48 Andrew Jarvis Drive | 603.427.1546Hours: Vary by week - please see website for most accurate timesDaily schedule posted Swim LessonsSpring IMarch 6 - April 15Spring IIMay 1 - June 10SummerJune 26 - August 5Registration BeginsResidents: February 14Non-residents: February 27Registration BeginsResidents: April 11Non-residents: April 24Registration BeginsResidents: June 6Non-residents: June 19Cost: $120 for Portsmouth residents | $150 for nonresidents for six-week sessions. Visit website for complete details about schedule and levels.For complete details and to register: hiring and training lifeguards!April is Adult Learn to Swim Month! Check schedule & discounted programs to help all adults be safe and love the water.

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Adult Resident $20/month - $220/year18 and overSenior Resident $11/month - $112/year60 and overAdult Non-Resident $38/month - $440/year18 and overSenior Non-Resident $20/month - $220/year60 and overYearly rates are pro-rated as the year progresses. All yearly memberships expire on December 31.Membership InfoSPINNAKER POINTS P R I N G / S U M M E R 2 0 2 3 | P A G E 1 3Adult Recreation Center, 30 Spinnaker Way | 603.766.1483Hours: Monday-Friday 6:00am-8:00pm | Saturday & Sunday 7:00am-4:00pmIndoor walking/running track, indoor pool, sauna, cardiomachines, weight room, and gymnasium For ages 18+ and out of high schoolPick up VolleyballTuesdays & Fridays 5:30-7:30pmMembers Free; $5 drop inBike and BarreSpin Bata ClassSalsa Performance TrainingBeing WellFit over 50Strength & StretchAnd more....For complete details and to register:, Clinics, & Lessons at Spinnaker PointOpen Court BasketballMonday Nights 5:30-7:30pmNo pre-registration requiredMembers Free; $5 drop in ($10 non resident)Pool Hours50-foot indoor pool with 4 swimming lanesHot tub and a steam room on pool deckSaunas in both locker roomsMon-Fri 6am-8pm | Sat & Sun 7am-4pm Gift CertificatesIn need of a gift for a family member, friend,employee or raffle prize? Give the gift of healthwith a Spinnaker Point Fitness Facilitymembership. Monthly rates available. Pickleball - IndoorsPickleball lines on the indoor gym surface at Spinnaker Point. Members play free or $5 drop in rate.Tuesdays & Thursdays 9:00am-noon. Bring your own equipment. Drop in players welcome. Senior Fit Body Shred TabataZumba Cardio KickboxingTai Chi & QigongSpinning ClassSo Many Classes!Classes offered 7 days/week. Complete schedule posted on website.

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Drop-In LoungeMonday-Friday 9:00am-5:00pmSaturdays 10:00am-noonEnjoy complimentary coffee or tea, read the paper, usefree Wi-Fi, or meet friends in our comfortable lounge.SENIOR ACTIVITY CENTER 125 Cottage Street | 603.610.4433Hours: Monday-Friday 9:00am-5:00pm Saturday 10:00am-12:00pmS P R I N G / S U M M E R 2 0 2 3 | P A G E 1 4Senior Summer CookoutThursday, July 20 at 11:30amAt Senior Activity Center Ages 50+ welcome; $5.00 Hot dogs & Hamburgers ServedRSVP Required 603.610.4433Check out the monthly newsletter for more trips and new programs in 2023!Sign up for the newsletter by emailing or call 603.610.4433Legends & Laughter ShowThursday, April 20 10:00am-4:30pmCoach bus to Venezia Waterfront Restaurant for lunch and Jimmy Mazz show$111.00; RSVP Required Device HelpSaturdays 10:00am-noon - Free 1:1 device help. Must call to reserve your timeslot. Zentangle with Patty3rd Wednesday of each month 10:30am-12:30pmMeditative art form for all levels. $10 per classMah Jongg, Dominos, Canasta, ScrabbleVariety of games on different days and times. Call to learn when they play your favorite game!603-610-4433Summer Sock HopFriday, June 9 3:00-5:00pmLive DJ playing music you can dance to!Light refreshments served. $5.00ppRSVP Required 603-610-4433 Tai ChiFridays 10:00am - FreeQigongThursdays 11:00am - FreeGuided MeditationMondays 10:00am - FreeKnitting & CrochetingThursdays 12:30pm - FreeZumba GoldSaturdays 9:00am - FreeGrab & Go Lunches (or Grab & Stay to Eat!)Tuesdays & Thursdays 11:00-11:30am at Senior Activity Center$3 suggested donation. Monthly menu available. Join the many people who are already sittingdown to eat lunch together and meeting new friends.For complete details:

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All Ages Open Gym: Resuming in March, Saturdays 8:30am-4:00pmParent/Child Open Gym: Ongoing Tues & Thurs 8:30am-10:30am Adult Open Gym: Typically on Friday nights from 6:00-7:30pm Friday Family Open Gym: Ongoing Fridays 4:00-6:00pmSession 1: Tuesdays, March 14 & 21, Grades K-2: 4:00pm; Grades 3-5 5:00pm; $10/childSession 2: Tuesdays, May 9 & 16, Grades K-2 4:00pm; Grades 3-5 5:00pm; $10/childSeacoast Table Tennis ClubThursdays from 5:30-8:00pmTable Tennis (aka Ping Pong) for all abilities. This fun activity welcomes experienced players as well asbeginners. Drop-ins welcome. Location: Community Campus GymAges: Adults (children welcome if accompanied by an adult)Fee: $5 each Thursday (punch card available for purchase). Under 18 play for free. Cash only.Open GymMonthly Campus Open Gym schedule is posted at front desk or by visiting website. Schedule subject tochange. Call 603-427-1547"Get On Board" Intro to SkateboardingFirst Push Syndicate's "Get On Board" is an introduction to skateboarding program. Using a proveninstruction method, the goal is to have participants skateboard in a controlled manner from point A to point B by the end of the session. Everything is provided including helmet, pads and skateboard. Closed-toe shoes required. Please bring water bottle. Location: Community Campus GymIndoor WalkingTuesdays & Thursdays 8:30am-10:00am (11 laps = 1 mile)Birthday Party Gym RentalWe provide the space, you provide the party! Play basketball, kickball, or fun and games with a private two-hour gym rental and upper annex seating for $175.00. Additional time available, if needed. Reservation required. Visit website for facility request form.Walking TrailCommunity Campus walking trail begins at the athletic field. Park in the lot and the trail head is in the theupper-left corner of the field. Open to the public dawn to dusk. Leashed dogs welcome.COMMUNITY CAMPUSRecreation Main Office: 100 Campus Drive, Portsmouth | 603.427.1547Hours: Monday-Friday 8:30am-8pm | Sat 8am-4pm S P R I N G / S U M M E R 2 0 2 3 | P A G E 1 5For complete details and to register:

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Be My Valentine DanceSaturday, February 11 - 6:00-8:00pmCommunity Campus$20 per family in advance; $25 per family at the doorDJ, dancing, snacks, photos, & a walk the red carpet. Dress to impress! "A Little Bit of Ireland" Lunch & ShowSunday, March 12, 10:00am-5:30pmA delightful day trip to Waltham, MA for lunch at The Chateau before a St. Patrick's day show to get yourIrish eyes a'smilin! $137.00 includes coach bus, lunch choice, show, tax & gratuities.At the Reagle Music Theatre of Greater Boston. Reservations required. Annual Easter Egg HuntSaturday, April 1 - Langdon Park on Junkins Ave Preschoolers: 10:30am | Grades K-2: 11:30amBring your own basket. The Easter Bunny will hop by to say hello! FREENew York City Day TripSaturday, April 1 - Leave from the Senior Activity Center Leave Portsmouth at 5:30am, arrive back at 12:00 midnight Spend the day on your own, with time to shop, visit museums, catch a show or see the sights. Open to all ages, children under 18 must be accompanied by an adult.$85 for Portsmouth residents, $100 for nonresidents Red Sox TripSaturday, May 13 - Fenway Park, BostonLeave Portsmouth at 1:30pm for 4:00pm game$86 for Portsmouth residents, $91 for nonresidents - all ages welcomeLet the Recreation Department "Take You Out to the Ballgame"! The Red Sox will be taking on the St. Louis Cardinals for this Saturday afternoon game. Seats in the Left Field Grandstand, so we’ll be out of the sun or rain. Cost includes round trip coach bus from Senior Center to Fenway and ticket to the game. Portsmouth NH 400 Grand ParadeSaturday, June 3 11:00am - Downtown Portsmouth In 2023, Portsmouth will celebrate its 400th anniversary by honoring the city’s diverse and dynamic social,political, intellectual, cultural, economic, and spiritual history, from the time of the early Native Americansettlements to the present. And we’re going to have fun doing it. The Grand Parade seeks to bring our community together and to celebrate. Independence Day FireworksSponsored by Wilcox IndustriesMonday, July 3 at 9:15pm | Rain Date: Wednesday, July 5The City of Portsmouth and Wilcox Industries present Portsmouth's annual fireworks at South Mill Pond across from City Hall. This year, the display will be BIGGER & BETTER to celebrate Portsmouth's 400th anniversary.S P R I N G / S U M M E R 2 0 2 3 | P A G E 1 6SPECIAL EVENTSFor complete details and to register: