Resources

Community Resource Guide

Recreation

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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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Aquatics

Group and private swim lessons are offered in the summer and throughout the academic year.

» Campus Recreation

Phone: 603-862-0845
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Art Camp - Summer Art Camp for Children

Art Camp

The UNH Museum of Art offers visual arts classes for Grades 2 – 8 and pre-college intensives for Grades 9 – 12 in July. Classes are half-day for one week and include art, clay & wheel work, photography, art history, and painting. Studio art showcases of student work are held on Friday of each week.

» Museum of Art

Phone: 603-862-3713
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Athletic Summer Camps

Overnight and day camps are available in many different sports for kids ages 6 and up to learn new skills and strategies or improve current skills. Both skill instruction and game play is included.

» UNH Athletics

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Barry Conservation 4-H Camps

A Summer Learning Experience for Youths Ages 6-16

These camps are held at the Berlin Fish Hatchery in White Mountain National Forest are great for kids who love the outdoors, enjoy hands-on learning in environmental and conservation programs, and can benefit from a smaller camp.

» 4-H

Phone: (603) 862-2184
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Camp Wildcat

A Summer Day Camp for Kids

A day camp for youth in Grades 1 – 7; a Teen program for youth in Grades 8 & 9. Campers will have a chance to explore nature and the environment, participate in sports, learn new skills and crafts, make new friends, and have fun while being active in the summer! Seven weeks of camp are split into two 2-week sessions, 2 Outdoor Adventure weeks, and a Travel Week.

» Campus Recreation

Phone: 603-862-2031
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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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Celebrity Series

Professional Music, Dance and Theater

A series of outstanding performances that feature emerging and world-renowned artists in music, theater, dance, and opera.

» UNH Celebrity Series

Phone: (603) 862-3242
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College Woods

A Living Laboratory

College Woods offers hundreds of acres of educational and recreational space all year round.

» Office of Woodlands and Natural Areas

Phone: (603) 862-1700
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Dairy Teaching and Research Center

Tour the Center or Just Stop in to Visit the Animals

Visitors to the Thomas P. Fairchild Dairy Teaching and Research Center can view 100 milking cows, tour the state-of-the-art facility, and participate in a variety of workshops.

» Dairy Teaching and Research Center

Phone: (603) 862-1027
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Family Boat Building Program

A Project for the Whole Family

Offers adults and children 12 and over a chance to work together and build a 12 foot skiff in two days.

» UNH Marine Docents

Phone: (603) 862-6702
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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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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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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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Horse Barns and The Smith Equine Center

Attend a Show, Take a Tour, or Visit the Horses

The University houses approximately 52 horses that may be visited daily between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. The University hosts two horse trials and a dressage show each year.

» Biological Sciences

Phone: 603-862-1356
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Jazz Series

Paradise for Jazz Lovers

Celebrates jazz with performances by jazz greats.

» Music Department

Phone: (603) 862-2404
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Marine Docent Program

A Learning Opportunity for Volunteers Who Love the Sea

An organization of volunteers from all walks of life dedicated to the conservation and wise use of marine resources.

» University of New Hampshire Marine Docents

Phone: (603) 862-6702
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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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Movies at the MUB

Offering a Series of Foreign Language and Art Films

Art films presented each week. Foreign language films presented on weeknights.

Phone: 603.862.1586
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Museum of Art

Presenting Art Exhibitions and Weekly Programs

Changing exhibitions and an array of programs (gallery walks, films, concerts, and slide lectures) are presented free of charge. Our Outreach Program offers a lending library of audio-visual materials and guided exhibition tours for school teachers and their students. Open September - May: Monday - Wednesday, 10 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.; Thursday 10 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.; Saturday and Sunday, 1 - 5 p.m.

» Museum of Art

Phone: (603) 862-3712
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Music Department

Concerts Throughout the Academic Year

A range of performances and concerts are offered throughout the year, including faculty concerts, student performances, workshops, and master classes. An informal music-teacher referral service is available.

» Music Department

Phone: (603) 862-2404
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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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Office of Woodlands and Natural Areas

Maintaining Unspoiled Recreational Environments

Manages 4,000 acres of forested property throughout New Hampshire, with 1,500 acres in Durham, Lee, and Madbury. Recreation activities include skiing, hiking, hunting (with permit), fishing, bird watching, and biking.

» Office of Woodlands and Natural Areas

Phone: (603) 862-3951
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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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Seacoast Science Center

An Oceanside Learning Environment

Located in historic Odiorne Point State Park, Rye, NH. Featuring aquariums and live-animal exhibits.

» Seacoast Science Center

Phone: (603) 436-8043
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The Ticket Office

Your Window to a Variety of Entertainment

Ticket venue for activities that take place in the MUB, including the Celebrity Series, Traditional Jazz Series, dramatic performances, and more.

» The Ticket Office

Phone: 603.862.1586
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The UNH Observatory

View New Hampshire's Sky

Guided tours of celestial wonders presented twice each month, clear skies permitting.

» Physics Department

Phone: 617-955-3704
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UNH Community Guide for Students

Living as a Member of the Local Community

Designed with the off-campus or commuter student in mind, the Community Guide gives information about the Town of Durham, UNH, and surrounding communities. Find out more about the office of Commuter Student Services, along with town ordinances and laws, rental and apartment safety information, UNH storm closing and delay information, transportation options, and so much more.

» Commuter Student Services, Memorial Union Building

Phone: 603-862-0303
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Whittemore Center Arena, The

The Whittemore Center Arena hosts a variety of events throughout the year including concerts, tradeshows, family shows and other special events. The arena is home to the UNH Men's & Women's Ice Hockey programs as well as the Oyster River Bobcats.

» Campus Recreation

Phone: (603) 862-2031
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Youth Swim

Certified Red Cross Instructors Teach Area Children to Swim

Programs based on the American Red Cross programs are offered throughout the year to all ages in either structured group classes or private lessons. Registrations are online.

» Campus Recreation

Phone: (603) 862-4515
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