Youth Programs

Youth Programming Enrolling now!

Participating in Youth Programs at Amherst Recreation is special because we understand that helping to build strong kids, builds strong communities. From science to football, we take great care in finding wonderful instructors who know the value of developing programs that don’t just teach the skill, they also help develop the whole child.

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 instructional swimming: 

  • Youth Swim Lessons are held in our indoor pool at the Amherst Middle School
  • Register today! Click here

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Amherst Recreation Refund Policy


  • Community Theater and Special Event ticket purchases are non-refundable and non-transferable. 


  • Pavilion rental changes/cancellation requests must be made in writing at least 14 days prior to the event. A $10 processing fee will be applied. 


  • Program/Class refund policy:

    • All requests must be made in writing

    • There are NO refund granted for requests made after the first 2 weeks of the program

    • If Amherst Recreation makes the decision to cancel a class for any reason and we are unable to make up the class, we will issue refunds for cancelled class sessions.

100% Refund - Requests made PRIOR to the start of the program

50% Refund - Requests made during the current session (within the first 2 weeks)


  • Summer Camp, Summer Sports and Vacation Camp Refund Policy:

    • Summer Camp, summer sports and vacation camp changes/cancellation requests must be made in writing at least 14 days prior to the start of the session. A $10 processing fee will be applied.

    • If Amherst Recreation makes the decision to cancel any days of programming for any reason, we will issue refunds for days cancelled.