Amherst Youth & Recreation

Amherst Youth & Recreation Amherst Youth & Recreation Offices are located at: 1615 Amherst Manor Dr., Amherst, New York. Call 631-7132 for registration, programs, ID cards and more.

SHOW US your TABLE TENNIS SKILLS!  Come and meet new friends - ages 16 and up - or bring family, friends and neighbors w...
01/16/2020

SHOW US your TABLE TENNIS SKILLS! Come and meet new friends - ages 16 and up - or bring family, friends and neighbors with you to join the fun! Wednesdays 7pm-9pm @ the Williamsville Youth & Family Center, 5005 Sheridan Drive. To register visit www.amherstyouthandrec.org for questions call 631-7132.

Don't let winter boredom or cabin fever set in!  We have many programs and activities scheduled and registration is unde...
01/10/2020

Don't let winter boredom or cabin fever set in! We have many programs and activities scheduled and registration is underway! Visit us online: www.amherstyouthandrec.org

INDOOR DRONE RACING - Come Fly (your own drone) with us! Must provide own drone, fly at your own risk. Program held at C...
01/06/2020

INDOOR DRONE RACING - Come Fly (your own drone) with us! Must provide own drone, fly at your own risk. Program held at Clearfield starting Tues., Jan. 21 through Feb. 18 from 9pm to 10:30pm. To register visit www.amherstyouthandrec.org for questions e-mail [email protected] or call 631-7132, ext. 7519.

TODDLER OPEN GYM - Come stay and play with your little one inside the gym at Clearfield!  Open gym/free play is for age ...
01/05/2020

TODDLER OPEN GYM - Come stay and play with your little one inside the gym at Clearfield! Open gym/free play is for age 1-5 years old; parents are required to stay with their children. Held Fridays beginning January 10 though May 15 from 9:30am to 11:30am. To register visit www.amherstyouthandrec.org for questions e-mail [email protected] or call 631-7132, ext. 7516.

ADULT CROSS COUNTRY SKIING at Reinstein Woods!  Ski the beautiful trails with guides to help you along the way! Program ...
01/05/2020

ADULT CROSS COUNTRY SKIING at Reinstein Woods! Ski the beautiful trails with guides to help you along the way! Program is dependent on weather conditions (if no snow, alternate plans may be made). Ski rental is available at Reinstein Woods. Program starts Thurs., Jan. 9 to Feb. 27 from 10am-11:30am and is for ages 18 and up. To register visit www.amherstyouthandrec.org for questions e-mail [email protected] or call 631-7132, ext. 7517.

Calling all ADULT VOLLEYBALL players!!! Indoor, pick-up style volleyball for adult beginners ages 16 and up.  Join us fo...
01/04/2020

Calling all ADULT VOLLEYBALL players!!! Indoor, pick-up style volleyball for adult beginners ages 16 and up. Join us for a few friendly games! Program begins Wed., Jan. 8 at Clearfield from 8pm-9:30pm. For details and to register visit www.amherstyouthandrec.org or for questions e-mail [email protected] or call 631-7132, ext. 7519.

ADULT PICKLEBALL - For ages 18 and up! AFTERNOONS - Starting Mon., Jan. 6 from 1-3pm at Clearfield in the Large GymEVENI...
01/04/2020

ADULT PICKLEBALL - For ages 18 and up!
AFTERNOONS - Starting Mon., Jan. 6 from 1-3pm at Clearfield in the Large Gym
EVENINGS - Starting Tues., Jan.7 from 6:30-pm-8:30pm at Clearfield in the Large Gym
To register visit www.amherstyouthandrec.org for questions e-mail [email protected] or call 631-7132, ext. 7519.

BEGINNING BASKETBALL - For ages 5 to 7 beginning Tuesday, January 7 through though February 11 at Clearfield from 4:30pm...
01/03/2020

BEGINNING BASKETBALL - For ages 5 to 7 beginning Tuesday, January 7 through though February 11 at Clearfield from 4:30pm to 6:00pm. One hour of instructional play and 1/2 hour of free play. To register visit www.amherstyouthandrec.org for questions e-mail [email protected] or call 631-7132, ext. 7517.

YOUTH BOWLING for ages 12-17 starts Thursday, January 16; ADULT BOWLING starts Wednesday, January 15 at Transit Lanes!  ...
01/03/2020

YOUTH BOWLING for ages 12-17 starts Thursday, January 16;
ADULT BOWLING starts Wednesday, January 15 at Transit Lanes! Join us for a fun sport that can be enjoyed in a social or competitive setting.
For complete details and to register visit:
www.amherstyouthandrec.org
For questions, e-mail [email protected] or call 631-7132, ext. 7517

LET'S ALL PLAY - BOARD GAMES! - ages 16 and up are welcome to join us for Board Game Night - a different game each week!...
01/03/2020

LET'S ALL PLAY - BOARD GAMES! - ages 16 and up are welcome to join us for Board Game Night - a different game each week! Program starts Monday, January 13 at the Harlem Road Community Center from 6:30-8:00pm. To register visit www.amherstyouthandrec.org for questions e-mail [email protected] or call 631-7132, ext. 7519.

OPEN BASKETBALL TRAINING FOR ages 10 - adult starts Monday, January 6 at Clearfield!  Come practice your jump shot, lay-...
01/02/2020

OPEN BASKETBALL TRAINING FOR ages 10 - adult starts Monday, January 6 at Clearfield! Come practice your jump shot, lay-up or dribbling skills on two spacious basketball courts with 6 hoops. Great for High/Middle School boys and girls, Adults or anyone looking for a place to practice skills. Basketballs are provided. To register visit www.amherstyouthandrec.org
For questions e-mail [email protected].us or
call 631-7132, ext 7517.

AFTERNOON ATHLETES - Ages 7-10 come join us Tuesday afternoons starting January 7 at Clearfield!  Bring a friend or meet...
01/02/2020

AFTERNOON ATHLETES - Ages 7-10 come join us Tuesday afternoons starting January 7 at Clearfield! Bring a friend or meet some new ones -- exciting activities and games in the small gym from 4:45-5:45pm. To register visit www.amherstyouthandrec.org or for questions e-mail [email protected]

Neighborhood Meeting for North Bailey tonight!
12/10/2019

Neighborhood Meeting for North Bailey tonight!

Many nature activities scheduled!  Be sure to check them out!
12/03/2019

Many nature activities scheduled! Be sure to check them out!

Winter 2020 Public Program Schedule

Upcoming Neighborhood Meeting for Ellicott Creek --
11/01/2019

Upcoming Neighborhood Meeting for Ellicott Creek --

11/01/2019

Due to a neighborhood power outage, morning activities at the Clearfield Community Center are cancelled.

KID's TABLE TENNIS (ping pong) CLUB - ages 12 and under starts November 6!  After School fun program held on Wednesdays ...
10/25/2019

KID's TABLE TENNIS (ping pong) CLUB - ages 12 and under starts November 6! After School fun program held on Wednesdays 3:30pm - 5:30pm at Clearfield Community Center, Small Gym. For details visit amherstyouthandrec.org for questions e-mail [email protected] or call 631-7132, ext. 7517.

WHAT ARE YOU WAITING FOR???  New sessions of recreational programs (ages 16 and up) registering now!  This is your invit...
10/24/2019

WHAT ARE YOU WAITING FOR??? New sessions of recreational programs (ages 16 and up) registering now! This is your invitation to JOIN US! Learn a new sport or a new skill -- Archery, Volleyball, Pickleball, Tennis or even Men's Basketball. Improve your technique, brush up on your game, have some fun with a relative, friend or neighbor! Get off the couch and back into physical activity this fall! Visit us online amherstyouthandrec.org for details or call 631-7132 for more info.

Amherst Youth & Recreation's cover photo
10/22/2019

Amherst Youth & Recreation's cover photo

Parents, grandparents and caregivers of young children, toddlers and infants, check out the Family Room -- your first vi...
10/18/2019

Parents, grandparents and caregivers of young children, toddlers and infants, check out the Family Room -- your first visit is FREE!

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Check us out during our Open Door play hours with this FREE VISIT coupon!! If you have questions please feel free to contact me 😃

FUN in the FOREST!  We had fun hiking yesterday with beautiful scenery at Allegany State Park!
10/15/2019

FUN in the FOREST! We had fun hiking yesterday with beautiful scenery at Allegany State Park!

Fall is here - time to make a plan for raking, yard clean-up and Winter Shoveling!  Youth Work$ can help! Residents are ...
10/10/2019

Fall is here - time to make a plan for raking, yard clean-up and Winter Shoveling! Youth Work$ can help! Residents are welcome to contact us and discuss ways that we may assist you. for more information e-mail [email protected] or call 631-7217.

Come join us at Clearfield today for Harvest Fest from 1-4pm!
09/28/2019

Come join us at Clearfield today for Harvest Fest from 1-4pm!

09/28/2019

PLEASE NOTE this afternoon's HARVEST FEST from 1-4pm will be held at CLEARFIELD COMMUNITY CENTER, 730 Hopkins Rd. See you there!

Supervisor's upcoming Neighborhood Meeting for North Amherst next Thursday - see details below:
09/26/2019

Supervisor's upcoming Neighborhood Meeting for North Amherst next Thursday - see details below:

Amherst Central Park - Community Meeting this Thursday
09/09/2019

Amherst Central Park - Community Meeting this Thursday

Upcoming Neighborhood Meeting for Main-Transit:
08/26/2019

Upcoming Neighborhood Meeting for Main-Transit:

Billy Wilson Park will be OPEN this weekend - August 24 & 25.  The Park will be  CLOSED Monday - Friday August 26 throug...
08/19/2019

Billy Wilson Park will be OPEN this weekend - August 24 & 25. The Park will be CLOSED Monday - Friday August 26 through 30. Thank you for your cooperation!

Clearfield Pool Hours this weekend - August 17 and 18 - Noon - 5pm.  Come swim!
08/14/2019

Clearfield Pool Hours this weekend - August 17 and 18 - Noon - 5pm. Come swim!

Upcoming Pool Hours at Clearfield:Monday through Friday (August 12-16) are noon to 6pm.  Pool will also be open Saturday...
08/10/2019

Upcoming Pool Hours at Clearfield:
Monday through Friday (August 12-16) are noon to 6pm. Pool will also be open Saturday, August 17 and Sunday, August 18 - noon - 5pm.

Upcoming Neighborhood Meeting:
08/07/2019

Upcoming Neighborhood Meeting:

Join us for SummerFest!
07/30/2019

Join us for SummerFest!

QUEEN CITY SWING Concert scheduled for TONIGHT @ 7PM has been MOVED INSIDE to Clearfield Community Center, 730 Hopkins R...
07/17/2019

QUEEN CITY SWING Concert scheduled for TONIGHT @ 7PM has been MOVED INSIDE to Clearfield Community Center, 730 Hopkins Rd. Please bring a chair!

Amherst Youth Engaged in Service (YES)
07/17/2019

Amherst Youth Engaged in Service (YES)

Mercy Flight. Drawn by Dave Covelli

Summer Outdoor Movie Nights start tomorrow!  Be sure to mark your calendars!
07/11/2019

Summer Outdoor Movie Nights start tomorrow! Be sure to mark your calendars!

Upcoming Community Meeting:
07/05/2019

Upcoming Community Meeting:

UB NORTH CAMPUS FIREWORKS patrons using UBER and LYFT should use the Coventry loop / Alumni arena entrances to the North...
07/03/2019

UB NORTH CAMPUS FIREWORKS patrons using UBER and LYFT should use the Coventry loop / Alumni arena entrances to the North campus for the fireworks display on July 4. THANK YOU and have a happy and safe 4th! #UBFIREWORKS

BILLY WILSON PARK is now OPEN!  Our Imagination Station will be there this afternoon! Thank you for your patience!
07/02/2019

BILLY WILSON PARK is now OPEN! Our Imagination Station will be there this afternoon! Thank you for your patience!

Some reminders to stay safe this summer!
06/29/2019

Some reminders to stay safe this summer!

[WATCH FOR KIDS] - School's out for Summer. ☀️ The end of the school year means more kids are out and about, especially in neighborhoods. ⛱️🚴

#SaferCommunityTogether
Deer Run Estates - East Amherst
Eggertsville Community Organization Inc.
Willow Ridge Civic Association
Village of Williamsville
North Amherst Recreation Center
Amherst Youth & Recreation

SUMMER BOOK CLUB - open to all Amherst residents entering grades 4, 5 and 6 for the start of the 2019 school year.  Club...
06/29/2019

SUMMER BOOK CLUB - open to all Amherst residents entering grades 4, 5 and 6 for the start of the 2019 school year. Club is free; REGISTER BY JULY 9 - for further information please e-mail [email protected] or call 631-7132, ext. 7523.

IMAGINATION STATION program will start Monday - get ready for summer fun!  PLEASE NOTE:  NO PROGRAM AT MAPLE WEST.
06/27/2019

IMAGINATION STATION program will start Monday - get ready for summer fun! PLEASE NOTE: NO PROGRAM AT MAPLE WEST.

NORTH FOREST POOL will be OPEN TODAY!  Hours are 1pm-7pm today and Friday.  Saturday 1pm-5pm and Sunday Noon - 5pm.  Com...
06/27/2019

NORTH FOREST POOL will be OPEN TODAY! Hours are 1pm-7pm today and Friday. Saturday 1pm-5pm and Sunday Noon - 5pm. Come and swim!

Address

1615 Amherst Manor Dr
Amherst, NY
14221

General information

The Amherst Youth & Recreation Department offers programs for residents of all ages. All programs require a resident ID card which is good from January 1 through December 31. Programs are held at various Recreation and Community Center locations throughout the town. Amherst has over 20 outdoor park/playground locations which encompass both active and passive recreation. Park amenities include playgrounds, shelters, sports fields and picnic areas. Picnic shelters and select facilities are available for rental by large groups. Two beautiful pools and splash park available for resident use during the summer months.

Opening Hours

Monday 08:30 - 17:30
Tuesday 08:30 - 17:30
Wednesday 08:30 - 17:30
Thursday 08:30 - 17:30
Friday 08:30 - 17:30
Saturday 10:00 - 14:00

Telephone

(716) 631-7132

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