Programs & Events

**Due to COVID-19 and the need for social distancing, all Parks and Recreation programs throught the month of April have been cancelled.  Check back for information on programs scheduled in May or June.  Please call Parks & Rec with any questions. ** 

Town Wide Yard Sale

Clean out your attics, basements and garages and join the second annual Auburn Town Wide Yard Sale to be held on Saturday, May 9 from 8:00 am to 2:00 pm.  You price and tag your own items, set the sale up at your own house and then you keep the profits.  The registration fee is only $15.  When you register with the Parks and Recreation department, your house will be included on the official town wide yard sale map, you will receive location sign to help shoppers find your sale easily and we will take care of all the advertising for you. 

SELLERS: To sign up for the Town-Wide Yard Sale, please complete the registration form and return it to the Parks and Recreation Department along with payment. The deadline to register is April 30th.   

SHOPPERS: To shop the Town-Wide Yard Sale, you can pick up the map at the Town Hall starting on Wednesday, May 6th. They will also be available at AuburnNH.us or on the Auburn Parks and Recreation Facebook page starting on Wednesday, May 6th. You can also pick up a copy the day of the event from 7:30 am - 12:30 pm at the Auburn Town Hall. There is no charge for the map.

Jumping Beans

Jumping Beans is a NEW class for children ages 2-5 to get out and get moving with the wonderful Miss Joelle! This class offers moms (or dads, aunts, uncles, grandmas, etc) and kids an opportunity to make new friends and dance to some of the kiddos favorite songs. We will do simple dance moves to go along with the music. Jumping Beans is a fun upbeat class that offers kids the opportunity to be themselves whether that’s dancing with their friends or running around and enjoying the music. Miss Joelle is a fellow Auburn mom (to Ryle age 4 and Karlee age 7) that understands the importance of little ones getting out and finding something to put their energy into.  **The winter and spring sessions of Jumping Beans have been cancelled.  Information will be posted when we are able to start a new session**

Archery

This course designed for all levels with focus on archery safety, skills, and drills. Participants will learn about archery form, range rules and etiquette. Students will also learn bow functions, bow and arrow safety and aspects of arrow flight.This 5-week course will be held at the Safety Complex field starting on Wednesday, May 6th, 5:30-6:30 pm. This class is open to students (ages 10 and up) and adults. Preregistration is required as space is limited. The fee for session is $75. All equipment is provided. Dana White is a Level II Certified Instructor with the National Archery Association (NAA), and National Field Archer Association, (NFAA) to meet the qualifications of all course

Basketball Camp

Lead by AVS Basketball Coach and Teacher, Coach DeGraffe along with Coach Howell, this is a weeklong co-ed basketball camp where players will have the ability to work on ball handling and defensive skills as well as learn about how to move and handle themselves on the court.  The basketball style that is the foundation of this camp is to teach players how to make choices on the court that maximizes their own set of skills. This style teaches players the basics “rules” for an offence and lets the player use their own creativity on the court to make decisions at game speed.

Defensively players will learn the basic and advanced skills for setting up and creating a man to man defense on their own and how to make adjustments at game speed. Concepts and position for different situations will be introduced and when they are used will become a part of their decision-making process on the court.

NEW THIS SUMMER>>>> We will offer 2 different weeks of basketball camp.  July 13-17 is open to students who will be entering 5th and 6th grade and July 20-24 will be for students entering grades 7 & 8. Both camps will be held at the Tower Hill Church from 9:00 am - 3:00 pm with a fee of $175 for the full week. 

Camp Adventure

** Camp Adventure is FULL for 2020.  If you were planning to sign up. please contact us to be added to the waiting list.  If we know how many more kids are interested in Camp Adventure, it will help us to plan for next summer and potentially add another week.  Thank you. **

Camp Adventure is back again for its 3rd year!  This summer, for one week only, the Parks & Rec is offering a full day summer camp that will travel to fun destination throughout the state.  We will hit the beach, lakes, waterpark and other locations full of fun.  The last 2 summers were such a blast and we are excited to bring it back again with the same awesome counselors.  This camp does fill up so don't wait too long to send in your registration.  

Camp Dates: Monday, July 27 through Friday, July 31, 2020 Camp Hours: Meeting at the Safety Complex at 8:30 am and returning at 4:30 pm Ages: For students entering grades 5-8 in the 2020-2021 school year. Fee: $279 for the week (full payment is due at the time of registration) Registration Dates: Auburn Residents-starting January 1, Non-Residents- starting May 1

Fast Track Summer Running Program

The Fast Track Summer Running Program, led by AVS Cross Country Head Coach and 8th grade teacher, Tim Hamilton, is designed to give student athletes a leg up in all areas of fitness and health for fall sports. This program is designed to boost endurance and provide an opportunity to enter fall season in prime condition so all athletes can excel on the course or on the field. The workouts will be comprised of stretching and flexibility work, conditioning drills, strength training, nutrition information, running workouts, and active games.

This program is for students entering grades 5-8 and will be held at 8:00 to 10:30 am on August 4, 6*, 11, 13*, 18*, 19 and 20.  Fast Track will meet at the Auburn Safety Complex Field except August 6 & 18 at the track at Livingston Park in Manchester and August 13 at Derryfield Park in Manchester.  Early bird price of $99 before June 1st. $129 after that date. This price includes instruction and Auburn Fast Track tech wick t-shirt
 

Teen Council

The Auburn Parks and Recreation Department is seeking dedicated, enthusiastic and motivated teens in grades 7-12 to join the Teen Council.   Members will advise the Parks and Recreation staff regarding the concerns and interests of today's youth and teens. Teen Council members will build leadership skills and work experience through assisting with the planning and implementing of programs such as field trips, community events, and classes for youth and teens. There is no fee to join the Teen Council. If your teen (or pre-teen) is interested in joining, please email Amy at Recreation@townofauburnNH.com. **Teen Council meetings have been put on hold.  Participants will be notified of the next meeting date.**   

Tai Chi for Seniors

Tai Chi is a mind-body exercise from China. It has its roots in martial arts, philosophy and Traditional Chinese Medicine. The Tai Chi forms are slow, gentle choreographed movements that gracefully flow from one to the next like a dance.  More and more seniors are doing Tai Chi to improve their health and reduce their risk of falling. The next 10-week session will start on Friday, May 1st at 11:00 am at the Safety Complex.   The 10-week session will cost $59. If you are interested in joining the class, email Amy at Recreation@townofauburnNH.com or call 603-483-5052 x101