Welcome to the Amherst Recreation Department!

Mission - To enhance the quality of life for all Amherst residents:

  • Offer a diverse cultural community and special event activities for all family members
  • Offer a full array of informational services of all leisure activities and organizations
  • Provide environmental education and leisure opportunities
  • Provide professional leisure department assistance to all community groups
  • Provide quality leisure opportunities in a safe and healthy atmosphere
  • Provide a well maintained park system and recreational facilities to be used in an optimal, fair and equitable manner
  • Provide a comprehensive master plan for growth and development

Staff Contacts

Name Title
Craig Fraley Recreation Director
Amber Ciarcia Recreation Program Coordinator
Jennifer Stover Office Administrator
Nicole Covin-Griffin PMEC Coordinator
Keith Trott Park Foreman
Rick Hammond Park Groundskeeper