75 W. Hancock St.
Manchester, NH 03102
Phone: (603) 624-0111
Fax: (603) 623-0268
How often do children sit in a science classroom, bored by what their teachers are explaining? Much too often! This will never happen at the SEE Science Center where exhibits, demonstrations, and displays help children and adults understand the world around us. Robots, gyroscopes, lights, electricity - all can be experienced at the Center. One of the most popular exhibits combines history with science and fun. The largest permanent LEGO minifigure structure in the entire world resides in the SEE Science Center. It depicts the Amoskeag Millyard at the height of its power as the largest producer of textiles in the world. The scale, 55:1 matches the scale of the LEGO people to make the exhibit as accurate as possible.
Want to try rope climbing; but too afraid to try it outdoors? At Vertical Dreams, you can conquer your fear of climbing in a safe environment and that too indoors. Sprawled across 5000 square feet, it is one of a kind place for both adventure seekers and novices. Trained professionals will help you gear in and teach the intricacies of climbing. The place is so safe that even children as young as 10 years can try their hand at scaling walls. The walls are of different levels for various people depending on the proficiency. Let go of your fears and enjoy and learn to scale heights the fun way at Vertical Dreams.
The Hunt Memorial Pool is one of the four municipal pools that the city of Manchester offers its people. Occupying around 50 yards, this rectangle shaped swimming pool is an all access outdoor pool and contains heated chlorinated water. Besides having fun, swimming lessons can also be taken here which are conducted on a regular basis for all.
A huge skate park owned by the local council was inaugurated in 2001 in Manchester. Earlier known as Manchester Skate Park, this amusement service is open to all. Located amidst a harem of tourist attractions, the park was renamed as the Adam Curtis Skate Park in 2008 in memory of the named young fellow for his kind services.
Started in 1974 as a public skating facility, the West Side Ice Arena is one of the most popular tourist attractions and landmarks in the city of Manchester. With constant refurbishments, the rink is always updated with the recent technological advancements and provides for all the basic amenities. A fun and amusement center for all, the arena is not available for personal hire as it hosts local ice hockey events regularly. However, hourly services can be managed by contacting the arena.
Dupont Pool is an outdoor swimming facility extended by the local council and is available for public access. The pool is located away from the city center in the calm, giving a peaceful and fun-filled swim exercise. Also, the place offers swimming lessons under the guidance of the local administration and hence is a complete bliss for all the locals as well as those on long vacations.
One of its kind, Derryfield Country Club is a city council owned golf course and recreation facility. A very well maintained wide stretch of green land, this 18 hole golf course is open to all. The stretch is host to the local Golf Championship as well as other cultural events. The Golf Shop at this club makes play easier and more comfortable for learners as well as the experts. Though the Derryfield Country Club is more popular for its golfing; it also houses a restaurant, a bar and a lounge completing the luxurious golfing experience here.
Set amidst a gorgeous mountainous backdrop, the lush green lawns of Manchester Country Club (MCC) are a treat to the eyes. Built in 1923, this 18-hole par-71 course is spread across 6552 yards of undulating land lined by trees. Water streams cut across, posing challenges to players. Over the years, MCC has hosted high-profile golf tournaments, earning the reputation of being one of the finest golf strips in the region. MCC is also a premier venue for weddings, conferences and banquets, offering excellent dining facilities and hospitable service. Visit website for tee times.
Situated not very far from the city is this fascinating amusement service. McIntyre Ski Area is all about skiing your way. A cent percent snow made set up along with artificial mountain trails assure a fabulous experience here. The ski area is huge and comfortable for both, the learners as well as the masters. A ski shop is provided to facilitate convenience while enjoying the activity. Professional training is also extended at this public access recreational service. Visit the website for further information.
Intervale Country Club, located in the northern suburbs of Manchester city, has been functioning since 1903. The club owns a par 72, nine hole golf course which is open to the general public (subject to time and availability). Besides hosting golf tournaments, training and practice sessions, Intervale Country Club also has a pro shop in its premises that stocks sporting goods and other accessories. Intervale Country Club also serves as an ideal event venue by hosting corporate functions and events on a regular basis. Check website for details.
The Youngsville Park in the city of Manchester is actually too "young" in accordance with its name. Officially an undeveloped area, the park along with its environments is being developed into a complete athletic ground. The wide stretch of green land gives a calm and fun outing to all its visitors now but will also be providing basic sports facilities after the renovation.
Part of Southern New Hampshire's Athletics and Recreation Complex the Fieldhouse is a 2,000 seat facility. This facility is used by the university for their various activities and even hosts concerts. The Southern New Hampshire Fieldhouse is home to the SNHU Penmen basketball and the Manchester Millrats. The venue also hosts games from the Premier Basketball League.