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Recreation Committee

Peterborough's Recreation Committee meets regularly on the first Wednesday of the Month @ 6:30 p.m.  This is a public meeting to which Town residents are invited.   Meetings are held under the pavilion in Adams Park, weather permitting. The bad weather indoor location is the meeting room adjoining the Recreation office at 64 Union Street.  Each month’s meeting agenda can be found on and on the calendar of the town website a few days preceding the meeting. 

The members of the Committee are: Kate Coon, Chair ('23), Rob Fox, Vice Chair ('24), Michelle Rourke ('23), Andrew Brescia ('22), and Roxanne Loudin ('22). 
Bill Taylor is the Select Board's Liaison.

Peterborough Recreation Committee Meeting
Wednesday: August 4, 2021 @ 6:30pm
Adams Park Pavilion, 71 Union Street

I.            Call meeting to order
II.           Approval of July 2021 Minutes
III.          Old Business: Discuss moving PRC meetings to 6:00 pm
IV.          Director’s Report. Topics include:
Pool Updates
Dog Park Committee Update
Red Pines behind Adams Pool
V.           Program Coordinator’s Report. Topics include:
Swimming Lessons
Youth Sports and Programming
Other Upcoming Programming
VI.          PRC Member Updates. Topics include:
Skate Park (Mural painting, Monadnock Skate Crew)
Pump Track signage
Idea of PRC email with an automatic reply for townspeople to email during the month
Municipal Campus Task Force
VII.         New Business
VIII.       Adjourn

Recreation Committee Minutes can be found here


  1. A) To help provide high quality recreation opportunities for all Peterborough residents
  2. B) To foster community awareness regarding the role that recreation plays in the overall quality of life.  The   Peterborough Recreation Committee is a link between the Recreation Department and the community.  Peterborough Recreation Committee members are advocates for recreation.
  3. C) To protect, preserve, use and develop the town’s recreation resources
  4. D) To evaluate the need for private or public property for the purpose of creating, enlarging, and improving public parks, recreation areas and facilities for Peterborough residents

The regularly scheduled meetings of the Peterborough Recreation Committee 2021 are as follows. Please note that special meetings may be called during the year and would be posted separately.  

Wed. January 6, 2021
Wed. February 3,2021
Wed. March 3, 2021   rescheduled to Wed. March 10, 2021
Wed. April 7, 2021
Wed. May 5, 2021
Wed. June 2, 2021
Wed. July 7, 2021
Wed. August 4, 2021
Wed. September 1, 2021
Wed. October 6, 2021
Wed. November 3, 2021
Wed. December 1, 2021

Submitting an Agenda Item
Members of the public may submit agenda item requests to the Recreation Committee Chair. Please call the Recreation Department at 924-8080 for the Chair’s contact information. The deadlines for the agenda item requests are as follows:
December 23, 2020 for the January 6, 2021 meeting
January 20, 2021 for the February 3, 2021 meeting
February 17, 2021 for the March 3, 2021 meeting
March 24, 2021 for the April 7, 2021 meeting
April 21, 2021 for the May 5, 2021 meeting
May 19, 2021 for the June 2, 2021 meeting
June 16, 2021 for the July 7, 2021 meeting
July 21, 2021 for the August 4, 2021 meeting
August 18, 2021 for the September 1, 2021 meeting
September 22, 2021 for the October 6, 2021 meeting
October 20, 2021 for the November 3, 2021 meeting
November 17, 2021 for the December 1, 2021 meeting
December 22, 2021 for the January 5, 2022 meeting

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