Parks & Recreation Department

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Welcome to the Amherst Parks & 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 Phone
Craig Fraley Recreation Director
Rachel O'Sullivan Program Coordinator
Keith Trott Park Foreman
Amy Hull PMEC Coordinator
Laura Kimball Admin (603) 673-4238