Seasonal Youth Programs

Fun & Games

Registration:  April 9-13 at the Connie Bean Center

Registration Time: 4:00-7:00pm (Weekdays Only)

Ages:  Boys/Girls grades K-2 ONLY

Program is limited to 50 children

Length:  4 weeks, May 1-24

Location:  Program will be held outside at the Little Harbour School.

Fee:  Residents $40; eligible non-residents $60. Fee includes shirt

Brief Description:  Fun and Games is a non-competitive program with the emphasis on fun!  Each day, different activities are scheduled, such as crab soccer, capture the flag, dodge ball, messy games and others. The program is held on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 4:15 - 5:30 pm.  Please bring water.

For further information:  Please call the Portsmouth Recreation Department at 427-1547.



Loco Sports/Sylvania Lighting Track Team

Registration:  Begins Monday, May 14 from 4:00 - 7:00 pm.  (Weekdays only) at Connie Bean Recreation Center.

Ages:  Boys/Girls 9 - 14 years of age as of December 31, 2018

Fee: Residents $35, eligible non-residents $55. Includes track shirt

Program Begins:  Monday, May 21, 6:00 pm at the Portsmouth High School track

A Practice Schedule will be given out on the first day with full program practice schedule, dates and times.   

Brief Description:  No track/field experience is necessary.  All participants will compete in at least two events and possibly three depending on the number of registered participants. 

A Seacoast Meet will be held Saturday, June 16 in Rochester with all winners advancing to the State Meet (location TBA) on Friday, June 22.

For further information:  Please call the Head Coach, Mike ‘Eli’ Eliasberg @ 828-7320.


Mother-Son Dance - Hawaiian Theme!

The Portsmouth Recreation Department will be sponsoring a Mother-Hawaiian flowersSon Dance on Saturday, May 12, from 6:00-8:00pm at the Portsmouth Middle School Café.  All mothers (or sisters, grandmothers, aunts or any other special adult!) and sons in grades K-5 are invited to attend.  Cost is $15 per couple and includes a Hawaiian Lei for all.  We ask that all couples bring only finger foods or dessert treats.

A DJ will be playing music throughout the evening with a few highlighted dance contests scheduled. 

For further information:  Please contact Portsmouth Recreation at 766-1483.


Middle School Summer Basketball Leagues

A Middle School Basketball League will be offered this summer and run in conjunction with League Sponsors Portsmouth Recreation and the Portsmouth Police Department.  The League will offer separate divisions for both girls and boys.  Eligible participants must be entering grades 6-8 this fall.  Open to residents of Portsmouth, Greenland, Rye, New Castle and Newington. All games will be played at the Connie Bean Recreation Center with league play beginning in mid June and running through early August. 

Registration: Signups and organizational practices will be held on the following days:

Monday, May 28, Tuesday, June 12, Monday, June 18

Times: 5:00-6:00pm - 6th grade boys

6:00-7:00pm - 7th grade boys

7:00-8:00pm - 8th grade boys

8:00-9:00pm - All girls

Cost: $70 Residents, $90 Eligible Non-residents. Includes game shirt.

Games Days: Games will be played primarily Mondays, Tuesdays & Thursdays (other nights if needed). Times TBA.

Team Sponsors are always needed.

For further information:  Please contact League Coordinators Mike ’Eli’ Eliasberg @ 828-7320 or Community Policing Officer Detective Rochelle Navelski at