Parks & Recreation Department

Parks & Recreation Department

47 Cherry Valley Road
Gilford, NH 03249

Phone: (603) 527-4722
Fax: (603) 527-6500
Program Announcement Line: (603) 527-4723

Email for General Inquiries:

The Gilford Parks and Recreation Department constantly strives to provide and maintain high quality, year-round programs, activities, and facilities for people of all ages and abilities.

2018 Fall/Winter Brochure

Posted Oct 03, 2018

2018 Fall/Winter Broachure

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Latest Activities

Our February Vacation Fun Day is a one day program which includes games in the gym, craft activities, a pizza lunch and a field trip to Gilford Cinemas 8 to watch the "The LEGO Movie 2" or "How to Train Your Dragon 3" (movie selection will depend ...

We will be co-sponsoring a Full Moon Family Snowshoe Hike with the Gilford Library on Tuesday, February 19th on the Nature Trails behind the Gilford Elementary School.

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When: Tuesday, February 19th at 6:4 ...

We are offering a Cardboard Box Sled Derby during February Vacation Week.  This is a fun activity where participants construct their own cardboard box sled in advance of our program before taking to the hill to race against other competitors! ...

Come and see Youth Basketball at its best in Gilford during the 26th Annual Francoeur/Babcock Memorial Basketball Tournament taking place at the Gilford Middle School from Thursday, March 7th to Sunday, March 10th, 2019.  ...

We are offering a weekly curling program for Adults ages 18 and up!  Curling is the sport of sliding "stones" down the ice in an attempt to get your "stones" closer to the target than your opponent.  Although this activity takes place on ...

We are offering a number of Snowshoe Hikes for adults on Tuesday mornings throughout the winter.  Participants will meet at the Gilford Town Hall at 9:30am prior to each hike.Fees: Hikes are free, but Snowshoes Rentals available for $ ...

We will be taking a family bus trip to Boston to watch the Celtics take on the Portland Trailblazers on Wednesday, February 27, 2019.

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Bus Departs from the Gilford Hi ...

Gilford's Arthur A. Tilton Ice Rink is open daily from late December through early March as conditions allow.  Ice Rink telephone number is 293-0692.

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Our Youth Basketball Program is open to Gilford children in grades 1-6.

Please click below to download Rosters and Schedules, Directions to Away Games and All Star Rosters.


Senior Moment-um is an active senior adult program that meets regularly on Mondays.  This program is open to residents of Gilford and the surrounding communities.

PLEASE RSVP to the Gilford Parks an ...

We will be working with the Gilford Youth Center to offer a weekly walking program for Senior Citizens at the Youth Center.

Day: Wednesdays, beginning December 5th 

Times: 9:45-10:45 a.m.

Location: Gilford Youth Center ...