Recreation Department

Scott Blewitt
Northwood Town Hall
818 First NH Turnpike
Northwood, NH 03261


It is the mission of the Northwood Recreation Department to create recreational opportunities for growth and enhancement by developing an array of diverse, affordable programs and events that promote community service and environmental awareness while meeting the physical, mental, social, and psychological needs of our community.


Nothing says spring like colorful tulips and daffodils blooming after a grey winter. Tulips and daffodils are some of the most recognizable spring flowers, but there are many more to choose from in our Fall Flower Bulb Fundraiser.

Northwood Parks & Recreation

Fall Flower Bulb Fundraiser

click link below to order

Deadline to place your order is Sept 28th

Northwood Parks & Recreation


"Trip to the Fryeburg Fair"

Open to all ages 55+

$40 per person - includes Coach Bus transportation & Entry to Fair

Tuesday, Oct 4th - Leaving Northwood Town Hall @ 8am and returning @ 6:30pm

Register Here -

Only 54 spots available, Register ASAP!

Schedule of Events -

Questions - Contact Scott Blewitt, Recreation Director -


"The Pumpkin People" contest

Contest Dates: Oct 1st to Oct 31st

Pumpkin People will be judged on Saturday, Oct 25th.

Register your creation @

This free contest is open to all Businesses, Organizations, Town/School Dept's and Residential homes located in Northwood.


Northwood Parks & Recreation Dept

Trunk or Treat

Saturday, Oct 29th 5-6pm

located to the Athletic fields

**Contest for the "Best Decorated Trunk" & "Best Costume"

Please visit to register in advance

Scott Blewitt, Recreation Director -

Decorate the trunk of your vehicle! Bring candy and prizes to pass out with friends and family. Bring promotional info/items for your organization. And most of all have a spooky good time while bringing tons of fun to the kids!

Local businesses, organizations, groups and families are welcome to participate.

Event Details:

Trunk-or-Treaters will spend the evening going from trunk to trunk, collecting candy, toys or trinkets from the “trunkers” who have decorated their vehicles to serve as the backdrop for this family friendly event. Trunkers are asked to decorate their trunk, tailgate or hatchback and provide candy, toys or trinkets for the treaters (Enough for approximately 250 participants).


Registration is free!

• Local businesses, organizations, groups, and families will be allowed to register trunks for this event.

• All participants must provide their own candy for distribution.

• Please be courteous to your trunk neighbors and keep your decorations confined to your parking space.

• No amplified music other than Halloween themed music. No profanity or vulgar language.

• Selling items is prohibited.

• No electricity will be provided for trunkers.

• All trunks and their owners will be photographed.

Vehicles must arrive, be decorated and ready to go by 4:30pm.

• Vehicles will not be permitted to move or leave the event until the conclusion


Northwood Recreation Department

Youth Skiing/Snowboarding program @ Gunstock Mountain

This program is open to ages 8-18. (limited space for 25 only)

REGISTRATION IS OPEN NOW - More details are listed on registration page

Click below

Scott Blewitt, Recreation Director -

All wanted

No staff to display

Frequently Asked Questions
All FAQs

Participant Registration

Most programs have a minimum number of participants needed in order for the program to run.  Please register early to help avoid program cancellations. 

How to Register

Download the registration form from the Files&Document tab above, print, complete, and return to the Recreation Department with a check payable to “Town of Northwood”. 

Three ways to return forms:

  1. Mail forms to Recreation Department, 818 First NH Turnpike, Northwood, NH 03261
  2. Drop forms off at the Town Hall in the main office, Monday - Thursday, 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM. 
  3. Drop forms in the drop box in front of the Town Hall before or after work hours.   

Photo Policy

We may take photographs and/or video of program participants for our marketing purposes only.  If you do not want your child to be photographed please note this on you Registration Form.

Returned Check Policy

A $30.00 processing charge will be assessed for any checks returned by your bank as not payable.

Recreation Scholarships

The Northwood Recreation Department tries to keep it’s program fees at an affordable level.  If you have an unusual family financial situation that limits participation due to the fee, please fill out the Scholarship Form.  Scholarships are available for many (but not all) youth programs.  Scholarships are not available to non-residents or for adult programs.