Parks & Recreation Activities
- A Fall Youth Soccer League for Gilford children in grades K-5.
Please click on the below links to download rosters and schedule for the various divisions.
- Senior Moment-um is an active senior adult program that meets regularly on Mondays. This program is open to residents of Gilford and the surrounding communities
Please RSVP to the Gilford Parks and Recreation Department by the date specified, by calling the office at 527-4722. All RSVP’s must go thru the office and not email.
September 22- Tennis
Have you ever wanted to learn the game or need a quick refresher? We will meet at 10am at the Gilford Village Tennis Courts. Gilford Parks and Recreation Director Herb Greene will be giving us a quick start lesson on the game of tennis. We will be providing modified equipment; smaller rackets and slower bouncing balls. Participants are also welcome to bring their own rackets. Please call with any questions. Please RSVP by 9/19.
September 29- ‘Apples to Apples’ Game Day
We will meet at the Community Church, Fellowship Hall at 12 noon for an afternoon of game playing. In honor of fall we will be playing the game ‘Apples to Apples.’ This is a game sure to entertain and humor you. Bring your lunch and join us for an afternoon of fun and laughter. Please RSVP by 9/26.
October 6- Cannon Mt. Aerial Tramway
We will be heading north to Cannon Mountain to ride the Aerial Tramway to enjoy the foliage. Did you know that the tram ride is FREE to NH Residents over the age of 65? Bring proof of age and residency (driver’s license or non-driver’s id). Adult cost or non-residents are $15. We will enjoy the views from the observation deck. Bring a bag lunch or eat in the cafeteria (at your own expense) the choice is yours! We will meet at 8:15 at Town Hall Lobby for an 8:30 departure, (estimated return time 3pm). RSVP is required by October 3. Let us know if you need a ride or are available to drive! This trip is weather permitting.
October 13- Columbus Day! No Program
October 20- Lunch and a Movie
We will meet at the Community Church, Fellowship Hall at 11am for lunch and a movie! In honor of Halloween we will be watching ‘Young Frankenstein’. The movie is FREE of charge. We will also have lunch available for anyone interested at $2 per person which will include homemade Goblin’s Goop (Beef Stew) and bread. Please RSVP by October 18.
October 24 (Friday) - Volunteers needed!!
We need help for our town Halloween party from 5-7 pm which is held at the Gilford Middle School. We need volunteers to run our games, raffles, etc. It is always fun to see the kids in their costumes!! Please call 527-4722 by 10/22 if you can help out!!
October 27- Cooking Day!!
Halloween is just around the corner and we will be making candy to celebrate. Grace Herbert will join us again and share her recipe for her delicious homemade caramels!! We will meet at the Gilford Community Church, Fellowship Hall at 11:30am. Bring your lunch and join us for a sweet treat!! Please RSVP by 10/24.
For more information or to RSVP, please call the Parks and Recreation Department at 527-4722
The Gilford Parks and Recreation Department is hosting a series of Tuesday fall hikes for any adults looking to get out enjoy the great outdoors.
Hike Cost: $1 per person/per hike
Suggested Itinerary (estimated) round trip hiking distance listed):
September 16 – Winnipesaukee River Trail, Tilton 6.4 miles
September 23 – Ramblin' Vewe Farm, Gilford 2 miles
September 30 - Locke's Hill, Gilford 2 miles
October 7 – West Rattlesnake, Holderness 2 miles
October 14 - Waukewan Highlands Park, Meredith 1.5 miles
Additional hikes may be added as weather allows
We will meet at the Gilford Town Hall at 9:00 AM to sign waivers and car pool to our destinations. Please bring water and snack for each hike. Remember to wear proper footwear and dress in layers. Please RSVP to the Gilford Parks and Recreation office at least one day in advance of each trip so you can be notified of any cancellations.
To RSVP or if you have any further questions
please the office at 527-4722
Thank You to everyone who helped to make our 2014 Old Home Day Celebration such as success! Our 2015 Old Home Day has been set for Saturday, August 29th, 2015.
For more information, please call the Parks and Recreation Office at 527-4722.
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