Rock Rimmon Park is the largest park in Manchester that offers a pool, playground tennis court, and basketball court to the public. There is a hike up a granite cliff that offers a great view of the city, as well as an area to picnic. Weather permitting, there is also an opportunity for rock climbers to scale the granite cliff.
The Heritage Trail is a 6.1 mile trail run by the state of New Hampshires that provides a link between communities. The trail gives access to walkers, hikers, and cyclers.
Right next door to Basquil-Sheehan Park, the skateboard park is open to the public in the summer months.
A public park that offers an activity for everyone: playgrounds, running track, swimming and splash pools, hiking trail, fishing areas, sports fields, and a picnic shelter.
A beautiful spot to see the New England foliage, as well as to hike, jog, swim, and picnic.
The Cardiac Prevention Program is an exercise and education program for anyone with cardiovascular disease (CVD) risk factors who wishes to improve overall health and well-being to reduce future risk. Exercise testing and prescriptions are developed and monitored according to an individual’s needs and goals. $200 for pre- and post-health and fitness assessments and 24 exercise session. Participants may choose to continue for $5/session after first 24 sessions.
How To Access
The Cardiac Rehabilitation (CR) Program is an exercise and education program for anyone with known cardiovascular disease (CVD) who has previously participated in an ECG-monitored Phase II CR program and wishes to continue regularly exercising in a monitored environment. Exercise prescriptions are developed and monitored according to continue progression from the Phase II CR program according to the individual’s needs and goals. $5/session.
How To Access:
The Employee Fitness Program (EFP) provides two opportunities to employees to improve their fitness: an individualized, one-year program, and an exercise facility for individual use on a come and go bases.
The EFP is housed in the Field House overlooking the main gym floor on the UNH-Durham campus and is approximately 3,600 square feet in size. The EFP offers fitness development and programming opportunities for employees at no cost. A wide variety of state-of-the-art aerobic, strength, balance exercise training equipment is available.
The Exercise Science program offers Community Testing services conducted by faculty and graduate students in the Exercise Physiology Laboratory. Some of the fee-for-assessment evaluations include blood lipid analysis, body composition analysis, submaximal and maximal graded exercise tests, and anaerobic threshold (lactic acid) testing. A complete list of services and prices are listed on the website. Student and group rates are available.
How To Access:
To make an appointment, please call the Kinesiology Office at 862-1854.
Get around campus easily with the Campus Connector bus system. The Campus Connector runs regularly, and is free for students and employees with IDs.
How To Access:
Check the bus schedule and your nearest bus stop, arrive 5 minutes before the scheduled bus time, andmake sure to bring your ID!