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Claremont Fall Festival & Chili Cook Off

The Claremont Parks and Recreation Department will once again by hosting this years Chili Cook-Off! To register for this event, just click on the appropriate link below and sign up! For rules and complete contest information please e-mail Justin Martin, Superintendent of Recreation Programs at cccprograms@claremontnh.com.

Chili Cook-Off Business Entry
Chili Cook-Off Individual Entry
Chili Cook-Off Non-Profit Organization Entry

Time To Sign Up For The Reach The Peak Challenge

It’s almost time to get down and dirty! That is, the 2015 Reach The Peak event, combining mud pools, climbing and other physical challenges, is set to take place on August 29th at the Arrowhead Recreation Area off South Street. The Community Alliance is teaming with the Claremont Parks and Recreation Department and Arrowhead to again sponsor this vigorous test of endurance and stamina. Reach the Peak proceeds will be divided between programming at the Community Alliance of Human Services and help to fund programs at Claremont Parks and Rec.

The event is open to adults and children who are 11 years or older on the day of the event. There will be a free one-mile kids’ course (for ages 10 and younger). The event is limited to 500 participants, and those interested in competing can register online at www.reachthepeaknh.net. Pre-registering qualifies you for the early bird discount. Registration will be available the day of the event, starting at 8:00 a.m.
Cost to participate: Individuals, $45 early bird ($50 on race day); team or family of four, $120. Family of four (4) must include one or both parents and two or three children age 13 and older (maximum of four members).

For more information and updates, visit www.reachthepeaknh.net.

Moody Park Trails Update:


Click here for a tour of the new trails at Moody Park!

Claremont Adult Softball:


Check us out at www.leaguelineup.com/claremontadultsoftball


Program Brochure:

Summer 2015


Parks & Recreation Mission Statement:

"The City of Claremont Parks & Recreation Department is dedicated to providing quality recreation facilities, programs, and services to enhance the quality of life for the residents of Claremont and the surrounding region."


General Responsibilities:

  • Manage a range of human services to help enrich the lives in our community.
  • Administer, manage and implement programs to maintain and beautify our park lands and recreational facilities.
  • Administer, manage and implement leisure service programs, published in the Program Brochure Guide as well as online, representing a variety of interests, ages, cultures and abilities.
  • Coordinate community special events, youth/family/adult/senior programing (mainly
    through the Claremont Community Center), community garden, parks and public lands, & volunteer services.

Contact Info:

Address: 152 South Street, Claremont, N.H. 03743

Phone: (603) 542-7019

Email: parksandrecinfo@claremontnh.com

Community Center Hours: Mon - Thurs: 5:30 AM - 9:00 PM, Fri: 5:30 AM - 7:00 PM, Sat:  8:00 AM - 6:00 PM, & Sun: 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM

Parks & Rec. Office Hours: Monday - Friday: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM