Laconia: City on the Lakes

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City of Laconia Department of Parks & RecreationProgramsWe are now accepting program registration(s) and payments online! Please clickhere to register and pay online!Program Registration

All programs are cancelled May 26, 2017 through June 3, 2017
due to Floor resurfacing, all programs will resume June 4, 2017

Opechee Day Camp Registration

 Dog Obedience Form 

Golf Adult Form 

Golf Youth Form 

Program Registration Form

 Current Brochures

 

 SENIORS PROGRAM 

BINGO

Wednesdays 10:00-11:00 am
Cost : $1.00 minimumplay (2 cards).
Come on over to the Community Center
Come meet some new friends and have a good time playing.

 

LINE DANCING


Mondays from 10:00am - 11:00am
Fridays from 4:30pm - 6:00pm
Cost: $2.00 per class.
There is no need to register, just show up at the Community Center. Sign up and pay at the instructor. The class will not run on holidays.

 

SENIOR WOMEN'S BASKETBALL

Thursdays open gym at the Community Center for women 45 and older from 6:45-10:00pm.
Cost : $2.00 per person
If it's been a while, and you want to get back into the game you loved to play, this evening is for you.

  

SENIOR MEN'S BASKETBALL

Thursdays open gym for men 55 and older from 6:45-10:00pm
Cost : $2.00 per person
If you want to play basketball with your peers, this program is for you. Come over to the Community Center and join in on the fun.

 

 PICKLEBALL

Mondays & (Tuesday starting in June) from 6:45pm-9:45pm,
Tuesdays and Thursdays from 8:45am-11:45am,
Wednesdays from 10:30-2:00pm (except during July and August)
Everyone is invited to join us at the Community Center.
Cost: $2.00 per person
There are two nets and all the equipment you will need to give it a try.
This is a racquet sport which combines the elements of badminton, tennis and ping pong. A fun game for all to play!

 

 

REMOTE CONTROL AIRPLANE FLYING

Cost: $2.00 per person
Fridays from 10:00am-12:00pm and anyone is welcome to attend. 
Just bring your own battery-operated plane; gas-powered equipment is not allowed.

 

 

SPECIAL EVENTS
 

BABY BOUTIQUE

Sponsored by: Lakes Region Nursery Guild
Drop off dates: September 27, 2017 6:00pm-9:00pm,
September 28, 2017 9:00am-6:00pm drop off
Sale :September 30, 2017 9:00am-2:00pm
Consign some used children's clothing, toys or furniture and then buy whatever else you need.

 

 

ARBOR DAY CELEBRATION

Friday, April 28th ~ Time : 1:30pm
Location : Sanborn Park
Come join the City in recognizing a ver special day. Laconia has received the Tree City USA award from the Arbor Day Association for 27 years in a row!!

 

"PLANT SOMETHING NH"GROW YOUR OWN PUMPKIN FOR THE PUMPKIN FESTIVAL!!
We have cherry tomato plants also
Saturday, May 6th at the Opechee Parkhouse
Time: 10:00amto 12:00pm
Come and plant a pumpkin seed to take home.
You will get a newspaper pot, soil, seeds and instructions.
FREE TO ALL!!
First come first served.

 

SENIOR SENIOR PROM

Thursday, May 11, 2017 from 4:30 to 7:00pm
Location: Laconia Community Center
FREE, but first come first served
Call 524-5046 to register
Senior citizens and senior class members have dinner and dance together during a spectacular evening of fun and food.

 

WOW TRAIL GRAND OPENING

Bike to the Beach event
Sunday, June 11, 2017
Ribbon cutting at the train station at 1:00pm.
Then walk/bike to Bartlett Beach for a party at 2:00pm
Family event with games, food, music and more.

 

4TH OF JULY CELEBRATION

Eric Grant Band and vendors at Opechee start at 5:30pm to 10:00pm.
Fireworks at 10:00pm let off in the middle of the track (raindate July 5).

 

WEIRS COMMUNITY PARK ENTERTAINMENT

Saturdays at 6:00pm
July 8th ~ Robert Clarke is Funny
August 26th ~ The bel Airs
September 9th ~ Squam Lake Science Center kids & adult program
All Programs are FREE of charge.
All attendees should bring their own chairs!

 

YOUTH PROGRAMS

Elementary Open Gym

Starting September21, 2016 through May 24, 2017
Wednesdays from 3:00pm-4:15pm
Early release 1:00pm-4:15pm
This program is FREE.
Come have some fun playing all different types of games and arts and crafts. Parents may drop off their kids to participate in this program.

 

Middle School Open Gym

Starting September 19, 2016 through May 23, 2017
Mondays and Tuesdays from 2:30pm-4:15pm open gym. 
FREE
Gather up your friends and let's play some basketball.
This is not structured or a league but just for fun.

 

High School Open Gym

 Starting September 22, 2016 through May 26, 2017
Thursdays and Fridays from 2:15pm-4:15pm open gym.
This is a FREE program.
Basketball, basketball, basketball. This is for those who don't want a structured league, but love to play.

 

OPECHEE DAY CAMP


Open June 26th through August 25th, 2017 Weekly enrollment
Location: Opechee Park House
Residents ~ $95.00 per weeknon
Residents ~ $130.00 per week
Additional Children ~ less $20.00 per week
Field Trips an additional fee.
Camp Hours: 7:30~5:15pm Mondays thru Fridays
FREE Breakfast and lunch provided daily by CAP.  Snacks are required. State assistance is no longer accepted.  Campers and parents must sign off on the handbook!

 

PEANUT CARNIVAL

Thursday, July 27, 2017 (July 28 raindate) from 5:00pm to 7:00pm
Location: Opechee Park
Cost: $2.00 per bag of peanuts
The kids from the day camp design a game and they decide how many peanuts to charge for their games.

GIRLS LACROSSE CAMP
June 19 through 22, 2017 (June 23, 2017 rain date)
from 5:30-7:30pm for girls ages 6 to 18yrs old.
at Laconia High School
cost:  $50.00 per person

 

INSTRUCTIONAL

BALLROOM DANCING

Swing* Waltz* Foxtrot* Rumba * Cha Cha* Bolaro* Quick Step * Salsa * Tango Couples and Singles Welcome
COST: $10.00 per person, 7:00pm- 10:00pm
Dates : September 10, 2016, October 8, 2016, May 13, 2017, June 10, 2017
No Alcohol - light refreshments.
For more information call Bill at 276-5112
This is not instructional, but an actual dance.
Come and show off your dancing skills!

 

RACQUETBALL COURT OPEN

Monday through Friday from 9:00am-4:00pm
Cost: $2.00 per person per hour of court time
Please call the Community Center office to schedule your time slot at 524-5046

 

BEACH VOLLEBALL
Location: Bartlett Beach
Get some friends or family together and play beach volleball!!
All you need to bring is a ball.

 

DOG OBEDIENCE

6:30pm Beginners Class, 7:15pm Advanced Class Wednesdays
  May 10, 17,24 and 31, 2017
Cost: 4-week session for $50.00
Instructor: Jeanine BeckettYou will receive a certificate after passing the class To register call 524-8559

 

GOLF LESSONS

Location : Bolducs Park
Minimum age of 6 is required. Clubs are provided if necessary.
ADULT Thursdays, May 11, 18 & 25 and/or June 8, 15 & 22, 2017
Time: 5:30~7:00pm, $70.00 per person
YOUTH Tuesdays, May 9, 16 & 23 and/or June 6, 13 & 20, 2017
Time: 5:30~7:00pm, $60.00 per person

 

SAILING LESSONS

Learn to sail and have some fun on the water!
Dates: May 22, 24, 29, 31 and June 5, 2017 Monday and Wednesday afternoon
Time: 4:00pm to 7:00pm
Fee: $99.00 per student
Location: Dave Adams Memorial Sailing Center, 25 Davis Road, Gilford NH
Register by May 15th, registration forms are available on the Laconia Parks & Recreation website or by contacting the office.

 

SWIM LESSONS

July 3 through July 28, 2017
Resident Fee: $30.00 per child or $50.00 per family
Non-Resident Fee: $35.00 per child of $55.00 per family
Monday Thru Friday for 4 weeks
Preschool Level is M, W, F only. Registration is on going at the office or online. This is on a first come first served basis. Please be sure to note which level you are requesting.
Level 5 & 6 9:00am
Level 4 9:30am
Level 3 10:00am
Level 2 10:30am
Level 1 11:00am
Preschool 11:30am
Swim Lesson Class Description

 

FREE BEGINNER TENNIS LESSONS

Sponsored by Lakes Region Tennis Association
Tuesdays and Thursdays starting June 27 thru August 3, 2017
Time: 5:30~630pm Grades 1-4 (minimum age of 6)
6:30~7:30pm Grades 5 to adults
Laconia Residents must register before May 31st, non-residents may sign up after the 31st.
Parents must stay with the kids during lessons.  Anyone disturbing lessons will be asked to leave.
Space is limited. First come, first served.

 

FOOTBALL CAMP

July 24~ 27, 2017 from 5:30~7:00pm/Rain date July 28, 2017
Ages 7 through middle school
Cost: $50.00 per person
Location: Laconia High School Field
You will need to provide all equipment, water an athletic suport and cup. Send registration form and payment to the office or pay online prior to being accepted in the program.

 

GAGABALL
This game is a kinder version of dodgeball that is played in a pit. We have installed this pit at Opechee Park. Bring a bouncy ball and some friends to play.

 

ARTSFEST DANCE CLASSES

 
Spring Session starts: April 10, 2017, Sundays for 8 weeks at 2:30pm
Summer Session : June 22, Wednesdays for 8 weeks at 2:30pm
Director: Erin Lovett Sherman,Laconia Community Center, 306 Union Avenue, Laconia, NH 03246
Please call Erin at 520-6868 to register
It's like dancing on air, ARTSFEST can teach you how to fly!www.artsfest.us

 

ADULT PROGRAMS

 LUNCH TIME OPEN GYM

Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays & Fridays - 12:00pm-1:00 pm
Ages 18 +$2.00 per person
This is a low stress basketball game.J ust a few people getting together to play during lunch at the Community Center. Come join the fun!

 

18+ Open Gym Basketball
 
Starting September 20, 2016 through May 23, 2017
Tuesdays 7:00pm-10:00pm
Cost :$3 per person
Play pickup with your buddies, or come and make some new friends. This is not a structured league and does not use referees. However, we expect respect!

 

JAZZERCISE

Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays - 7:45am -8:45am
Instructor: Janice Jenket, call 253-4304 for pricing.
Lose the ounces without the bounces!
Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays and Saturdays from 9:00am-10:00am
Mondays, Tuesdays and Thursdays from 5:30pm-6:30pm
Instructor: Janice Jenket, please call 253-4304 for pricing. Come to the Community Center - dance and sing and get a great workout at the same time!

 

STRENGTH TRAINING
Sponsored by LRGH

Instructor:Carolyn MullerMondays and Wednesdays at the Community Center from 1:15pm - 2:00pm.  Let's get some strength back in those bodies! This is a great program for seniors and anyone else that needs to get their strength back.
Call 527-2948 for informationand to register for this great program.

 

 Please click the current Brochure above for more information..

 

Block out dates are September 28 & 29, November 10-December 10, 25, 2017, January 1, 2018

 

 

 

 

 

 

 
 
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