Parks & Recreation Department

Our Mission

The Portsmouth Recreation Department is dedicated to promoting and supporting the health and well-being of all citizens by providing quality recreation and leisure programs. 

Our mission is to offer recreational experiences which integrate spirit, mind, and body, develop a sense of community and belonging, and enhance the overall quality of life in Portsmouth.

Specialty Camps & Programs

Volleyball Mini Clinic - March 4, 11, 18, 25 - Can participate by the week!  Click the link for registration and payment information!

Use the Specialty Camp Application under "Quick Links" on the right for the following:

Fearless Performances - Find Your Inner Strength - Starts March 22

April Vacation Net Generation Tennis Camp

April school vacation camp at Melville School!

Summer 2020

The summer of 2020 looks to be a summer of fun and a time to learn new skills. We will be posting Specialty Camps and field trips as we get closer, so stop back often!

The Early Bird Catches the Worm - or a Discount in this Case!  "Best of Both" Camp Early Bird Registration Discount Announced!

Read all about the improvements coming to camps, the Early Bird Registration Discount, and all new Specialty Camps. This is getting EXCITING, folks!

Once you READ About it, Register!

The 2020 Summer Camp Application & Welcome Packet for ages 5 - 13 is here.  Get your application in along with required deposit BY April 1 to secure your Early Bird Registration Discount AND your child’s spot!  Contact Wendy with questions.

Specialty Camps

All Specialty Camps use the "Specialty Camp Application" located under our Quick Links in the bar on the right.  Fill out yours to get your preferred date now!

Tennis with Tina

Get all the details HERE!  

Contact Wendy

For questions on the above, or anything recreation related, contact Recreation Director Wendy Bulk at 401-787-0281 or

Past Parks & Rec Events

See some of the past fun!