Recreation & Sports

Fast lane. Bike lane. Pedestrian lane. In Manchester, it doesn't matter which lane your business-or your life-is in. We pace ourselves perfectly in order to meet your needs. When you're in need of a break and want to let someone else do the work, check out our fast-paced sports teams, trail systems, parks, and other outdoor recreational opportunities that abound the city.

Manchester's Professional Sports Teams

Manchester MonarchsThe ECHL affiliate of the Los Angeles Kings, the Manchester Monarchs swarm the ice at the SNHU Arena for 8 months each year, playing for sold-out crowds and keeping die-hard fans hooked.

Steve Babineau

Manchester Fisher CatsThe New Hampshire Fisher Cats call Manchester's own riverfront baseball stadium, the Northeast Delta Dental Stadium, home. Double-A Affiliate of the Toronto Blue Jays, our Fisher Cats offer afternoons and evenings of summer baseball at family-friendly prices.

Fisher Cats
Kevin Littlefield



Inspired to dust off your equipment after watching the pros? Interested in hiking or biking a few minutes from home?

It's all available in Manchester. Manchester has beautiful parks throughout the city, and Lake Massabesic, which is set in the heart of the city, offers boating, gorgeous picnicking locations, and hiking and biking trails. In the winter, McIntyre Ski Area offers skiers and snowboarders snow-lined trails, while ice skating rinks are located on both the east and west side of the city. Visit the nearby town of Bedford for Cross Country Skiing. The Derryfield Country Club offers 18 holes of golf on expansive greens right in Manchester.

Manchester's location allows for easy access to ski resorts, NASCAR races, beaches, state parks, camping, mountains and dozens of other attractions.  Discover what's within our city's reach.