Town of Alton

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Latest Recreation Updates

Adult Volleyball Pickup Games- Ages 18+

The Alton Parks and Recreation Department is sponsoring an adult volleyball pick up program on Thursdays at the Alton Central School Gym from 7:00 p.m.-10:00 p.m. featuring intermediate, recreational play. Drop in anytime for this free program. All abilities are welcome to play. Please use the following link to sign up: For more information, contact the Alton Parks and Recreation Department at 875-0109 or

Pencil Drawing Class- Ages 12+

The Alton Parks and Recreation Department is sponsoring a Pencil Drawing class at the Pearson Road Community Center for ages 12+ with professional artist and painter Thomas Hitchcock. Choose from a three week, Monday and Wednesday class October 14-October 30 from 3:30p.m.-5:30p.m. or a Tuesday and Thursday class, October 15-October 31 from 6:00p.m.-8:00p.m. Fee is $100pp plus the cost of drawing supplies which will be under $20. Program includes 6 classes and a 17-page Drawing Instruction Book. Topics covered include: perspective, composition, drawing forms and shapes, pencil techniques, drawing effects and more. Registration forms are available online at Register early as space is limited to 10 participants per class. Register before October 9. This is a great class to meet new people and/or take with a family member. Try something new today.

Spectacular Scarecrow Spree

Join community members as we create scarecrows around the Town of Alton from October 11-November 1. Scarecrows can be big, small, active or resting. Take a picture of your scarecrow, and share it with us to publish on the Parks and Recreation Department Facebook page. Send pictures to Enjoy the Spectacular Scarecrow Spree and look for pop up scarecrows around the Town.

Line Dancing Lessons

Line Dancing is held at the Alton Bay Community Center on Thursdays from 1:30 p.m.-3:00 p.m. through November 14. Adults of all ages and abilities are welcome, $3/season. Register on site.

Little Pesaukees Playgroup

The Alton Parks and Recreation Department is sponsoring a drop-in playgroup for 0-5 years old at the Alton Bay Community Center on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 9:00 a.m.-11:00 a.m. The program is free, and follows the ACS calendar year. Please bring a peanut free snack for your child. For more information, contact

Boston Theatre and Shopping Trip

Saturday, December 21 leaving at 8:30 a.m. and returning at 9:15 p.m. Travel by motor coach from the Tioga Pavilion Parking Lot, 18 Mill Street in Belmont to the Prudential Center, Theatre District, and Faneuil Hall in Boston. Cost includes transportation and admission to your choice of a show: Irving Berlin’s White Christmas or Anthony William’s Urban Nutcracker. Space is limited. Trip is sponsored by Belmont Parks and Recreation and Alton, New Durham and Barnstead residents are welcome to join the fun. Contact Belmont Parks and Recreation at 267-1865 or for more information and to sign up.


Intermediate Yoga with Sheila Marston- Wednesdays, 7:00 p.m.-8:00 p.m. at the Alton Bay Community Center, $10 drop in, $32 for 4-week session.

ZUMBA CLASSES with Sherry Meyer- Mondays and Wednesdays at the Alton Bay Community Center from 8:00 a.m.-9:00 a.m. $40/ 4-week session or $8 drop in.

2019 Fall Newsletter Available

The Alton Parks and Recreation Department’s Fall Newsletter is now available online at, and at the Parks and Recreation office located at 328 Main Street. Programs include: Special Events, Hike to Pine Mountain, Exercise Classes, Adult indoor sports, Instant Pot Cooking Class, Scarecrow Spree, Drawing Class, Little Pesaukees Playgroup, Pre-K Picasso’s, Board Games Night and more. Revs United is sponsoring Youth Basketball for grades 1-6. For more information and to sign up by November 8 go to

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