Recreation Commission


  • Recreation & Senior Programs Director - Noriko Yoshida-Travers
  • Chairperson - Susan Ober
  • Michael DelCore
  • Robin Hernandez
  • Stacey Marcotte
  • Holly Patterson

Contact Information

  • By Phone
    • Office Phone: 603.362.5531
  • By Email
  • By Mail
    • Recreation Commission, Town Of Atkinson NH, 21 Academy Avenue, Atkinson, NH 03811

Upcoming Special Events

  • 04/21 = Atkinson's Friday Night @ the Kimball Library, Sign Up: message Russell Wolff to be involved with the production

Sun 'N Fun

  • 2017 Applications and Information
  • Atkinson Recreation Summer Employments
    • Atkinson Recreation is now accepting application for all positions; one Director, two assistant directors, 19 counselors, and several counselors in training (CIT); for our summer program Sun ‘n Fun 2017. Please note that the opening positions will be determined after filled with the returning staffs with good evaluation, which they also need to reapply every year.

      Application form is available at Atkinson Town Hall Selectman’s office between the hours of 8:00 am -4:00 pm Monday-Friday, Atkinson Community Center office between hours of 8:30 am ~ 3:30 pm. you can also Download the Application
      Please fill out and drop off or mail it to Atkinson Town Hall: 21 Academy Avenue Atkinson, NH 03811 Attention; Recreation. Also drop it off at Atkinson Community Center office between hours of 8:30 am ~ 3:30 pm. Applications for the all positions are due by 4:00 pm on Friday, March 31st at Atkinson Town Hall Selectmen’s Office or post marked by March 31st,. Please feel free to contact Noriko Yoshida-Travers with any question at 603-362-5531 or email

      Our program runs for 6 weeks Monday to Friday, camp hour 9:00-3:30 daily and tentative starting date is June 26th and ends on August 4th. We are looking for energetic individuals that like to play with children. The director is responsible for overseeing the entire program. He/She will plan and manage the daily activities, field trips. Director is also responsible for making decision with Recreation Director for camp cancellation due to weather. The Assist director reports to the director, oversee the activities and works very close with the children and the counselors. One of Assistant Director is responsible for planning and managing with Director the daily activities for going into Kindergarten through 5th grades in fall 2017. The other Assistant Director is responsible for the middle school age campers going into 6ththrough 9th grades in fall 2017 for their special program. He/She will plan and manage the activities and the field trips for just the middle school campers These 3 positions are very hands on and also need some secretarial organization skills such as keeping track of registrations, daily attendance, trip permissions, and collecting field trip money. The counselors are responsible for playing with the children in the safe environment; they will go from playing soccer, basketball, and playground to arts and crafts; and communicating with campers’ parents and guardians. All the counselors are responsible for running all activities and keeping attendance hourly. All the counselors have to be 16 years old when the employment starts. Director’s position is 40 hours per week, Assistant Directors and counselors daily work hours is from 8:30 ~ 4:00 pm. CIT are not paid position yet not required any fee to attend the program or full attendance. CIT will be assign with one of counselors to work with campers in daily bases. CIT have to be 14 years old when he/she applies. The director is required to have 1 extra week including sign ups day and 1day training session (dates will be available later) for planning and preparation. The assistant directors and counselors are also required to be at sign ups day and a training session.

Recreation Trips

Please contact Noriko Yoshida-Travers by phone at 603.362.5531 or by email at for more information or to register stop by the Atkinson Community Center during office hours to make your reservations. Atkinson Community Center Office Hours are: Monday 9:00 am to 3:00 pm, Tuesday through Friday 9:00 am to 2:00 pm, or leave a message.

Please note: For all payments, make checks payable to Town of Atkinson, put name of the trip in the memo area, and drop off or mail it the address above.

All trips and events are non-refundable unless the Recreation Commission cancels an activity. Please note individual registration deadlines and that seat and/or tickets may be released if payment is not received by the stated deadline.


  • *Meeting minutes not provided on this website may be requested and obtained at the Town Hall.

    • 2016 Recreation Commission Meeting Minutes   

    • 2012 Recreation Commission Meeting Minutes   

Available Forms and Documents

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