Recreation & Leisure

Recreation & Leisure

Pelham is just a short drive from many of New England’s most popular attractions including the NH Lakes Region, Seacoast, the White Mountains and historic Boston. In town, you’ll also find attractions rich with history; abundant conservation and public lands; and a full roster of community sponsored activities ranging from sports and leisure to the arts and music. With a distinctive mix of history, charm and vitality, Pelham draws visitors from near and far.

Pelham NH parks & rec lacrossePelham offers a variety of activities and attractions for its residents and visitors. Our Parks & Recreation Department is one of the most active in the area, offering dozens of programs for children and adults, as well as sponsoring community activities for the family.

Pelham NH parks & rec disc golfThe Pelham Town Beach is active throughout the summer and early fall, and outdoor activities around town include our local golf course, hiking/walking trails, disk golf and our public skate park. Our Fish & Game is active in warm months, as well as cold, and as winter approaches our residents enjoy our many snomobile trails as well as ice skating.

Pelham NH Easter Egg HuntThe Pelham Public Library, newly constructed and opened in 2003, includes a large selection of adult and children's books, as well as DVDs and other multimedia selections for lending. It also offers ongoing programs for children and adults throughout the year.

 

Civic Organizations

Pelham's local civic organizations include the American Legion, the Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW), the Knights of Columbus, several  Scout troops, mom's clubs and community spirit organizations. All of these organizations are highly active providing both activities and support for the local Pelham NH community.

 

Around Town

Close by and right in town, Pelham offers many attractions including:

 

Right Nearby

And if you're still looking for more to do, Pelham's central location on the MA border makes it close to many destinations that offer fun for adults, children and families.

  • Boston, MA               40 miles
  • Portsmouth, NH       45 miles
  • Kittery, ME               47 miles
  • White Mountains      82 miles
  • Cape Cod, MA          88 miles

PEDC News Highlights

10.15.13

Eagle Tribune Features PEDC Social Media ProgramThe Lawrence Eagle Tribune, serving the North of Boston area of the Merrimack Valley in Massachusetts and Southern NH is known for its outstanding coverage of local news.

Last week, writer John Toole wrote a business feature about the PEDC efforts at using social media to reach out to local businesses. 

08.14.13

PEDC Announces Business Education Seminar Program for 2014

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Business Focus

Venturi Aeration LogoGary Smith of Venturi Aeration, Inc. chose Pelham, NH for his environmental equipment manufacturing business because Pelham is centrally located in New England and has access to the various Interstates highways and also to local companies that would be used as subcontractors in the manufacture of aeration systems, e.g. Pelham Machine Shop, BlazeTek.

Did You Know...

Pelham's Trails

Pelham offers many activities for the outdoor enthusiast, including more than 100 walking and biking trails in the town parks and throughout the area. Popular paths include the one pictured here at Muldoon Park, which also includes a playground, fields and disc golf course to enjoy before or after your ride.