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 Parks & Recreation

Spring Fundraiser 2023

click on below link

As warmer weather gets closer and closer we are all excited for the sights, sounds and smells of spring!!

Check out the full catalogue of bulbs here and get excited for spring planting

Northwood Recreation receives 50% of all bulb packages profits!

Please share with family, friends and co-workers


Northwood Parks & Recreation

Registration is open for Spring Soccer.

This in house program takes place at the Northwood Athletic Fields during May/June.

Deadline to register is April 15th

Open to all residents & non residents from pre-K to 8th grade.

Registration link-


Northwood Parks & Rec Department

presents the

"Youth Easter Egg Hunt"

Saturday, April 8th promptly at 9:30am

Northwood Athletic field (Route 4) at the upper field by the playground

free & open to all ages 12 and under

register on the link below

We are so excited to offer this annual event and currently we already have 100 kiddos already registered!! Please arrive at 9:00am to ensure a good/safe parking spot (and pictures with the Easter Bunny) as this will be a big event and once the word "GO" is said it will be a mad dash to collect the 3,500+ eggs!

**Donations of candy is still being accepted at Town Hall. If any local businesses want to include small gift certificates those can also be added to the eggs!


Save the Date!!!

Northwood Parks & Recreation Department


Northwood Food Truck & Vendor Festival

Saturday, May 6th 1-5pm

Location: Route 4 Athletic Fields

Craft Vendors welcome too!

**Get your tickets now to save $$ **

Register here for event tickets, or register a food truck or craft vendors!


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


Northwood Parks & Recreation Dept

is beyond excited to offer 2 weeks of Sports Camps this summer 2023

Open to all children ages 3-12 yrs old.

Register for one camp or Both!


Soccer Camp July 17-21

Camps are designed for all ages and ability levels, from beginner to advanced players- we use age appropriate practices to help players develop at their own pace, learn brand new skills and become an all-round better player...while having an amazing time with our international coaching staff!

Includes an educational approach that uses soccer to teach the core values of responsibility, integrity. respect, sportsmanship and leadership

Multi Sports Camp July 24-28th

Motivate, Activate and Energize your child with Challenger Sports’ Multi Sports Program. Challenger’s team of International Staff will provide your boys and girls, with a memorable week of nonstop action, fun and competition- All with a British Twist!

Children will learn new British sports and develop new skills with team-building activities that include more than just running, jumping, catching, kicking and throwing!

They will also learn about Respect, Responsibility, Integrity, Sportsmanship and Leadership, while playing hard, having fun and making new friends.

Sports covered may include tag rugby, cricket, soccer, rounders, kickball, netball and handball.

Question! Scott Blewitt, Recreation Director


Northwood Parks & Recreation

is excited to offer


You have seen survivor or need to prepare for the Zombie Take-Over. Here is your chance to build creative forts while respecting the environment in which we live. You will learn methods to make the fort sturdy and safe without tearing down the forest. There will be ample opportunity to create unique and useful forts in our community forest area at the Route 4 Athletic field

ages: 8-12 yrs old Boys/Girls

session meets 2x - Tues & Thurs from 9-noon (July 4 & 6)

Residents - $25 - non-Residents - $30

Click here to register -


Save the Date!

Northwood Recreation & Derti Development


The "Get Derti" Obstacle Course Fundraiser

Saturday, July 1st @ 9am

Location: Derti Development - 129 Rochester road, Northwood, NH

Prepare for your feet to get wet and the rest of you to get dirty as you climb, crawl, hang and swing your way through 10-15 obstacles for a distance of 3k (1.8 miles).

From start to finish, you will be guided through the woods where you will encounter natural and man made obstacles! Perfect for all levels & abilities!

Come solo or bring a group of friends with you.


Child ages (7-13 yrs) = $15

Adult (14 yrs and older) = $32

Family deal (2 adults & 2 kids) = $85.00

Register link -

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.