Fun for tweens and teens: Sign up for Office of Youth Services summer activities

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MANCHESTER, NH – This summer Office of Youth Services is hosting free activities for Manchester youth! Activities are open to incoming Manchester middle and high school students).

OYS will be hosting a variety of activities including Boot Camp, Capture the Flag, Girl Talk in the Park, Hiking at Lake Massabesic, Movie Afternoon, Nature Walk at Livingston Park, Pick-Up Basketball, Pick-Up Soccer, and Service Projects.

Visit ManchesterNH.gov/youth for more info.



JULY & AUG

Boot Camp – Cardio conditioning and strength training for all levels Wednesdays in July from 10 a.m.-11 a.m. in Livingston Park.  No equipment required, participants must wear sneakers and bring a water bottle and sunscreen.  Note: Boot Camp will not be held on July 31.

Capture the Flag – Pick-up games of capture the flag Fridays in July from 10 a.m.-12 p.m. in Cullerot Park.  Participants must wear sneakers and bring a water bottle.  Note: Capture the Flag will not be held on July 5.

Girl Talk in the Park – Bring a bagged lunch and check in about what’s going on in your life every Tuesday in July and August from 12 p.m.-2 p.m. in Veterans Park.  Sorry, girls only for this activity.

Hiking at Lake Massabesic – Meet in the parking lot off  Londonderry Turnpike for a hike around the lake Thursdays in August from 10 a.m.-12 p.m.  Participants must wear sneakers and bring a water bottle, sunscreen, and bug spray.

Movie Afternoon – Get out of the heat Fridays in August at the Manchester City Library for a movie.  Movies will vary each week, check back soon for movie announcements.  Movie begins at 1 p.m.  Note: No food or drinks or allowed in the Auditorium during the movie. (Movie titles will be announced via the OYS Facebook page.)

  • August 2
  • August 9
  • August 16
  • August 23
  • August 30

Nature Walk at Livingston Park – Take a walk around the pond at Livingston Park Mondays in July from 10 a.m.-12 p.m.  Enjoy the beautiful park and observe the animals and insects that call it home.  Participants must wear sneakers and bring a water bottle, sunscreen, and bug spray.

Pick-Up Basketball – Pick-up basketball games and skills drills at the West High School gym each Tuesday in July and August from 11 a.m.-1 p.m.  Participants must wear sneakers and bring a water bottle.

Pick-Up Soccer – Pick up soccer games and skills drills Wednesdays in July and Monday and Wednesdays in August from 11 a.m.-2 p.m. at Sheridan-Emmett Park, Beech Street.  Participants must wear sneakers and bring a water bottle and sunscreen.

Service Projects – Join us to give back to our community through service projects in July.  Each week we will have a new project and location.  Participants must wear sneakers and bring a water bottle. (Projects to be announced vie OYS Facebook page).

  • July 11
  • July 18
  • July 25

Registration is REQUIRED. Download the registration form now at: ManchesterNH.gov/youth.

Check out the OYS Facebook events tab for all the activities and RSVP so you don’t miss any announcements. Visit ManchesterNH.gov/youth for more info.