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Posted on: January 25, 2021

Vote for Our Logo

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Our staff and commission have narrowed it down to a Top 5. Now we need your help to decide which one to use! Check out all five options and choose the one you think best represents Amherst Recreation. Poll will remain open until February 8th. Thank you!


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Posted on: January 14, 2021

Winterfest Ice Sculptures on the Common - A drive-thru experience

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This fantastical event will feature at least 11 life-sized animal ice sculptures displayed on the Amherst Common. Your favorite Winterfest mascot, Flakey along with mascots from our local colleges and businesses will join us in waving to passers-by. Pleas...

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Posted on: December 8, 2020

Winter Walks with Amherst Recreation

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Bundle up and walk with us!

During the month of January come on out for a wintery stroll at any of our recreation areas for interactive games and activities for the whole family.

See our What's Happening page for more details coming soon! ...

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Recreation News & Announcements
Posted on: December 16, 2020

Youth Basketball Skills Clinics

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Amherst Recreation is proud to present our new Youth Basketball Clinics! This socially distant program will focus on skills and drills of the game. Boys and Girls in grades 3-8 will be able to join us twice a week at the Pelham Elementary School Gym. Prac...

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Recreation News & Announcements
Posted on: December 8, 2020

Remote Recreation

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Stay active and connected this winter through remote recreation opportunities.

Stay Connected

Meet us over on our YouTube channel for science, stories, cooking and more! Plus, our Resource and Activities Page has some great ideas too. Try your hand...

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