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.


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 -


Northwood Parks & Recreation Dept.


"Letters to Santa"

The North Pole Mailbox will be located in front of Town Hall (818 First NH Turnpike) from Nov 29th to Dec 12th.

Please make sure the Mailers name and return mailing address are included and legible. This is a great opportunity for seniors too! Santa will be working hard to return letters as quickly as possible.

*Limited to Northwood residents only*


Join the fun until Santa Arrives!

Northwood Recreation


"Slow Cooker Cook Off"

Mac & Cheese and Chili

Sunday, Dec 4th 3-4:30pm @ Northwood Town Hall

Register Here -

Entry Information:

Size: 2 Family sized Crockpots

Slots available: 10

Open to all local businesses, organizations or home chefs!

Prizes for 1st, 2nd and 3rd place in each category

Tasting information:

$8 to taste per individual

$20 for family of 4

Those who have entered the cookoff - Free


Scott Blewitt, Recreation Director - for any additional details


Northwood Recreation Department

Holiday Fundraiser

Get your Holiday Wreaths here!

Proceeds from sales benefit Northwood Recreation Dept goal of affordable programs and quality facilities for our community.

Please click the link below

Scott Blewitt, Recreation Director


Northwood Recreation & Parks Dept


"Icy Inferno"

This event will feature a Christmas tree Bonfire and Fireworks!

Friday night, Jan 6th 5:30-7pm

Live Christmas trees may be dropped off beginning Dec 26th to the upper Athletic field at 616 First NH Turnpike. The area will be clearly marked with signage. Please remove all decorations.

Free Community event for the Whole Family!


contact Scott Blewitt, Recreation Director


Event Sponsors & Vendors Wanted

June Jam 2023

Saturday, June 24th 3-8pm

Northwood, NH Athletic Field

Cost- $25 for 12x12+ space (must provide your own tent and tables)

June Jam 2023

Northwood Recreations Musical Festival Fundraiser will feature an exciting line-up of local musicians including Matty and the Penders and more! Hot Food & Cold Drinks will be available. Free Community event! Fun stuff for the kids to do too!

100+ vendors expected!

Register here to Sponsor, Be a vendor, Touch a Truck entry or join the event!

If you need addition information

Scott Blewitt, Recreation Director or text 603.568.1306

All wanted

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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.