Parks & Recreation

CivicRec Is Portsmouth's Parks & Rec Management Solution

Portsmouth's Parks & Recreation Department now uses CivicRec, software which integrates fully with the town's current website, CivicPlus.  CivicRec offers residents easier access to Parks and Recreation activities and registration for town-run classes and camps.  In addition, making reservations for fields or events at the Gardner Seveney Sports Complex, beautiful Glen Park, or renting space at the Leonard Brown House is just a few clicks away!

View the catalog and reservation system now to see what is currently being offered and make your reservation today!

Four Hearts Foundation Playground Fundraising


Updates on fundraising efforts to build this inclusive playground will be forthcoming. Check back!

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.

Parks, Recreation & Open Space Master Plan

The Town of Portsmouth has completed the Parks, Recreation, and Open Space Master Plan.

Portsmouth Parks, Recreation, and Open Space Master Plan Report
Portsmouth Parks, Recreation, and Open Space Master Plan Appendices