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Parking Passes 2020-2021 School Year

Parking passes for the 2020-2021 school year will come on a first come, first serve basis. There will be parking available at both Barnard Park and the Parks and Recreation building. Specifics about the number of spots at each location have not yet been determined. We are following the SAU and their plan to return to school before we are able to move forward with our parking plan.

Registration for the parking passes are set to open late-August, but that is subject to change. All parking pass permits will be given out through our RecDesk program. We strongly encourage creating an account before the registration opens to avoid any delays or issues, you may do so here: https://goffstown.recdesk.com/Community/Member/Signup

When reserving a parking pass you must be 16 and already have your license at the time of reservation. If you are not, yet 16 you may join the waitlist, however there is no guarantee that a space will be available by the time you turn 16 and obtain your driver’s license.

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COVID-19 Announcement - Play Structures

The play structures located at Barnard Park and Roy Park are now open to the public. Please note that you are using these structures at your own risk and that they will NOT be sanitized.

If you do choose to use the structures, please keep in mind:

  • Do NOT visit the parks if you have tested positive for or are experiencing any of the symptoms of COVID-19 including but not limited to: cough, fever, or shortness of breath.

  • Maintain social distancing, 6-foot separation, from those that you do not live with.

  • Wash your hands after visiting a park, or use hand sanitizer with at least 60% alcohol.

  • “SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19, can spread when young children touch contaminated objects, and then touch their eyes, nose, or mouth.” – CDC

Summer Playground Camps Canceled

After careful consideration, the Town has made the difficult decision to cancel the Parks & Recreation Summer Playground Summer Camps this year. The health and safety of the children, our staff and our community are the top priority (click HERE to view the full update).

COVID-19 Announcement - Courts

As of today May 29, 2020 the tennis courts and basketball courts will be open for public use. Please keep in mind the following while using these facilities:

  • Be respectful of those around you. Maintain proper social distancing when appropriate. If you are waiting to use the court, avoid congregating in one area.

  • If the demand for court time is high, please limit usage to an hour per group.

  • Do not use the courts if you are experiencing any of the COVID-19 symptoms including but not limited to: fever, cough, or shortness of breath.

  • Please be advised that these areas will NOT be regularly sanitized. We encourage bringing your own hand sanitizer and to avoid touching your face/mouth.

2020 Parks & Recreation Holiday Schedule

  • New Years Day | Wednesday, January 1, 2020

  • Martin Luther King, Jr. Day | Monday, January 20, 2020

  • Presidents' Day | Monday, February 17, 2020

  • Memorial Day | Monday, May 25, 2020

  • Independence Day | Saturday, July 4, 2020

  • Labor Day | Monday, September 7, 2020

  • Columbus Day | Monday, October 12, 2020

  • Veterans Day | Wednesday, November 11, 2020

  • Thanksgiving Day | Thursday, November 26, 2020

  • Day After Thanksgiving Day | Friday, November 27, 2020

  • Christmas Day | Friday, December 25, 2020