Community Resource Guide

Health and Fitness

Instruction and assessment services.

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4-H Teen Conference

A Summer Learning Experience for Youths Ages 14 through Grade 12

Offered through UNH Cooperative Extension, the statewide 4-H Teen Conference is for students ages 14 through Grade 12. Teens from across the state participate in four days packed with activities including half day and full day workshops on a multitude of topics and interests. Community service projects are included, as are opportunities for leadership development.

» 4-H

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American Red Cross CPR and First Aid Courses

Save a Life!

Looking for new job skills, want to increase your personal safety awareness or want to become an instructor? These CPR and First Aid classes could help you save a life and/or teach others the same skills. Registration is online.

» Campus Recreation

Phone: (603) 862-4515
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Campus Recreation

Club sports, intramural sports, fitness and wellness, aquatics, outdoor adventures

Hamel Recreation Center is home to the campus fitness center, court sports, and all your recreational needs.

» Campus Recreation

Phone: (603) 862-2031
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Cardiac Rehabilitation Program

A Physician-Referred Exercise Training Program

Designed for patients with cardiovascular disease.

» Department of Kinesiology

Phone: (603) 862-0597
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Center for Health Enhancement

Health Risk Screening and Education on Preventing Common Chronic Diseases

Services include: dietary analysis, body composition testing, body water testing, blood pressure, blood cholesterol and glucose testing, energy metabolism testing, and professional advice in managing personal body weight and maintaining health.

» Animal and Nutritional Sciences

Phone: (603) 862-0248
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Community Fitness Testing Program

State-of-the-Art Testing and Interpretation Services

Testing and interpretation of functional capacity, body composition, and general fitness.

» Department of Kinesiology

Phone: (603) 862-1830
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Counseling Center

Outreach Education on Emotional and Psychological Health

Staff members of the Counseling Center provide outreach education on emotional and psychological health to local schools and groups.

» Counseling Center

Phone: (603) 862-2090
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Fitness/Wellness Programs

A Great Way to Stay Healthy!

Stay fit and healthy with a variety of group fitness classes including but not limited to; cardio boxing, step, Zumba ™, indoor cycling, water fitness, strength and conditioning, personal fitness training, national fitness instructor certifications, Pilates, yoga, massage therapy, and more! Classes are a part of the Recreation Center membership or pay the daily facility guest fee.

» Campus Recreation

Phone: (603) 862-4515
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Food Solutions New England

A regional food systems learning-action network dedicated to advancing a sustainable New England food system.

The FSNE network is organized around four interrelated activities: A New England Food Vision, a bold vision that calls for our region to build the capacity to produce at least 50% of food in an environmentally and socially sustainable manner, that promotes health and is accessible by all New Englanders by 2060; New England state food planning initiatives; Annual New England food summits and topical workshops; Related analysis, communication and visualization. The UNH Sustainability Institute serves as the backbone organization for FSNE. Since its inception in 2006, FSNE has advanced its mission by linking a common agenda, shared measurement, continuous communication, and synergistic activities.

» Sustainability Institute

Phone: 603-862-5040
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Hamel Recreation Center

A State-of-the-Art Health Club Facility

State-of-the-art fitness center features more than 100 stations of cardiovascular and weight training equipment, jogging track, racquetball courts, group fitness studios, and much more. Open to the community for memberships.

» Campus Recreation

Phone: (603) 862-4515
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Health Education and Promotion

Addresses Contemporary Public Health Issues

Provides educational outreach programming to local schools, community, and business organizations addressing individual and community health.

» UNH Health Services

Phone: (603) 862-3823
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Homecoming Road Race

A Special Event for Hundreds of Area Runners

The annual homecoming 5k-road race welcomes community residents, UNH alumni, students, faculty, and staff. Sponsored by area businesses, the race offers cash, merchandise awards, and refreshments. Registration is online each year.

» Campus Recreation

Phone: (603) 862-4515
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Masters Swimming

Competitive swimming for adults

Adults looking to have a structured and coached practice can join this group that meets year round. Attending competitions is NOT mandatory and all levels are welcomed. Fees are posted on the website. Community members are welcomed, along with UNH affiliated swimmers.

» Campus Recreation

Phone: (603) 862-4515
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Mendum's Pond Outdoor Recreation Area

A beautiful 200-acre outdoor recreation area just 9 miles from campus

Open from mid-June to mid- August and weekends in September. The recreation area offers boating, picnicking, playground, hiking trials, orienteering course, and swimming (NOTE: No lifeguards on duty). Canoe and kayaks available for rent. Two covered pavilions with grills and picnic tables available for group reservations.

» Campus Recreation

Phone: (603) 862-4515
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New Hampshire Farm to School

Promotes a community-based, community-supported school food community

Initiatives include agriculture, health and nutrition, K-12 connections to local farms, curriculum

» New Hampshire Farm to School

Phone: 603-862-2542
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Northeast Passage

Accessible Recreational Activities

NEP is a health promotion and recreation program serving individuals with disabilities living in the New England area. Sports and recreation programs include: sled, hockey, cycling, water skiing, golf, cross country skiing, hiking, various court sports, paddle sports, and opportunities for competitive training.

» Northeast Passage

Phone: (603) 862-0070
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Outdoor Adventures at Campus Recreation

UNH's only professionally run outdoor recreation program.

Provide outdoor trips and clinics for UNH students, faculty, staff, and members of the local community. Trips include hiking, kayaking, climbing, spring break bouldering, backcountry skiing, ice climbing, and more. Outdoor gear rentals are also available at a reasonable price at the Recreation Center.

» Campus Recreation

Phone: (603) 862-4515
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Professional Development & Training

Offers Over 300 Professional Seminars, Conferences, Certificates, and Customized Training

Public one-day seminars and short-term Certificate Programs are offered in Durham, Portsmouth and Manchester in numerous professional fields, including business and management, education, health and human services, teaching and school administration, engineering, workplace safety, and more. Plus on-site customized training for corporations and organizations.

» UNH Professional Development & Training

Phone: (603) 431-5674
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Speech-Language-Hearing Center

Assessment and Treatment Programs for Clients of All Ages

Assessment and treatment programs of speech, language, stuttering, voice, and hearing offered for clients of all ages.

» Speech-Language-Hearing Center

Phone: (603) 862-2110
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Therapeutic Riding Program

Serving Challenged Equestrians in the Seacoast Area

NARHA-accredited treatment for challenged equestrians or any individual with physical, emotional, or mental disabilities.

» Animal & Nutritional Sciences

Phone: (603) 862-0121
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