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.

Recreation Department Announces February Vacation Camp for Ages 5 to 13!

February vacation camp will be held at Melville School.  An application must be fully completed and payment made for your child(ren) to attend.  View the application and see the planned activities, costs, hours and rules 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!