Parks & Recreation Department

Gilford Beach - Summer Programming

Sat, Jun 15 2024

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GILFORD BEACH: Gate and restrooms are open daily 9:00 AM - 9:00 PM from Saturday, June 15 through late August. Telephone: (603) 293-8022. The dates and times of gate closure are subject to change due to weather or other extenuating circumstances.

SWIM LESSONS - All levels (Red Cross Learn to Swim) - Ages 3 and up. Sessions run 5 days a week, Mon-Fri. Register at the beach beginning June 15th from 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM. Space is limited and registrations will be accepted on a first come basis!

Session I: June 24th – July 12th, 2024 (No class July 4th)

Session II: July 15th – August 2nd, 2024

* Registration fee is $35.00 for the 1stchild in the family, $20.00 for 2ndchild in the same family and $15.00 for each additional child in the same family per session.

*Link to Registration Form at bottom of page

ARTS AND CRAFTS PROGRAM - Tuesday and Thursday mornings from 10:00 AM -12:00 PM (weather permitting) from June 25 to August 1. No crafts on July 4th. For children of all ages (Crafts are geared toward ages 5 and up, but younger participants are welcome with parental assistance). Register at the beach beginning June 15th from 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM or register the day of the program. Registration fee is $30.00for the 6-week program ($3.00 per session if you pay on a daily basis).

*Link to Registration Form at bottom of page

STORYTIME AT THE BEACH! – Wednesday afternoons at 12:00 PM, from July 3 – July 24. For children of all ages (target audience is pre-school through 4th grade). Join J’Lillian from the Gilford Library and take a quick break from swimming and enjoy a weekly story! In the event of inclement weather, story time will be held at the Gilford Library.

SUMMER BEACH YOGA PROGRAM- Gilford Parks and Rec is partnering with Renee Cupples, E-RYT500 Certified Yoga Instructor, to run a 6-week Yoga for All Ages Program! This is located at the Gilford Town Beach which is on Varney Point Rd. This will be taking place on Tuesday mornings and Thursday evenings from July 9 - August 15, 2024 (Session dates may be extended to accommodate cancellations). Tuesday’s will be from 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM and Thursdays from 6 PM – 7 PM. The registration fees are $60.00 for 6 classes or $15.00 for a daily drop-in fee. Participants should plan to bring their own yoga mat or towel to use each class. Participants can register in advance at the Gilford Town Beach or the Gilford Parks and Recreation Office. For more information contact the Parks and Recreation office at (603)-527-4722.

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