Recreation & Sports

Manchester’s residents have access to an array of sports and entertainment venues without leaving the City as we offer plenty of outdoor activities throughout our many parks and natural areas, including those along the Merrimack River, at nearby Lake Massabesic, and within the 640-acre Manchester Cedar Swamp Preserve, so you don’t have to go far to enjoy the great outdoors here in Manchester. `

Manchester Fisher CatsProfessional Sports

  • The New Hampshire Fisher Cats call Manchester's own riverfront baseball stadium, the Delta Dental Stadium, home. Double-A Minor League Baseball Affiliate of the Toronto Blue Jays, our Fisher Cats offer afternoons and evenings of Spring and Summer baseball and entertainment at family-affordable prices. In addition to some exciting baseball, the Fisher Cats also host Concerts, Community, and special events throughout the year. 

Fisher Cats


Arms Park

  • Manchester has over 2,000 acres of public parkland, as well as facilities and programs that support four seasons of recreation. 

  • Lake Massabesic, which is set in the heart of the city, offers boating, gorgeous picnicking locations, and hiking and biking trails.

  • Arms Park features breathtaking views of the Merrimack River and is home to the statue of video game pioneer, Ralph Baer who created both the precursor to "Pong'' and the electronic memory game Simon, and led the team that developed the first home video game console.

  • McIntyre Ski Area offers skiers and snowboarders snow-lined trails and hills for snow tubing.

  • The West Side Arena and JFK Memorial Coliseum provide ice skating rinks on both the east and west sides of the city. 

  • The Derryfield Country Club offers 18 holes of golf on expansive greens right here in Manchester.

  • Recreational Trails Manchester is home to 11 recreational trails throughout the city for hiking, walking, running, and biking. These trails provide amazing views and incredible outdoor experiences. 

  • My Social Sports offers a social setting to meet people, play sports, and have fun through their adult recreation leagues. 

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.