UNH Employees (and dependents 18 and older) can take advantage of group fitness classes led by coaches and fitness professionals from UNH Athletics. This program is a series of 45-60 minute classes that will raise your heart rate, make you sweat, and still get you back to your desk on time. Shower facilities are available in the Field House (but bring your own towel and toiletries). No equipment is necessary. Wear weather-appropriate, exercise clothes and sneakers, bring your Healthy UNH water bottle, and be ready to work!
Trail Finder makes it easy to find local trails so you can get out, get active, and explore New Hampshire and Vermont.
Center on Aging and Community Living (CACL) is the educational license holder of the documentary Age of Champions. Faculty and Staff may request permission to borrow the film for educational purposes. Additionally, CACL and the Recreation Management and Policy Department organize an annual event around healthy aging. The event is open to UNH staff and faculty as well as the community. This event brings together vendors and activities focused on health, active aging. All ages are welcome because "It's Never too Soon to Age Well!"
The UNH Outdoor Education Major and the Department of Kinesiology oversee the Gass Climbing Center. A 45' x 65' artificial climbing wall located in New Hampshire Hall. The wall is used for numerous academic courses in the Outdoor Education Major, group programs for both on and off campus groups as well as for open recreation to the UNH community.
There are five basketball courts located at Campus Recreation, two on the lower level and three on the upper level of the Hamel Recreation Center. These courts are reserved on a first come first serve basis unless they are being used for a university scheduled activity. Patrons may bring their own basketballs or use one from the available equipment.
How To Access
All courts are open for play unless an activity is scheduled.
The following trails in the city of Concord are open to cyclers:
Eastman Street by the Styles Bridges Highway
Hazen Drive (Enter off East Side Drive)
Stickney Hill Road
Merrimack River Trail
A large park in New Hampshire that offers a baseball field, basketball court, football field, cross country skiing, running track, tennis courts, walking trails, and more.
A 101 acre marsh with abundant wildlife to see such as ducks, geese, herons, moose, deer, and otters. There is a gravel boat ramp suitable for canoes and small boats.
A 5 mile hiking trail that borders the Contookcook River, taking about 2 hours to complete.