Instructional Programs

Ballroom Dancing

This is not instructional, but an actual dance. Come and show off your dancing skills! For more information call Bill at 603-276-5112.


  • Cost: $10 per person, 7 p.m.- 10 p.m.
  • Couples and Singles welcome
  • Dates: September 9, 2017, October 14, 2017, April 14, 2018, May 12, 2018, June 9, 2018
  • No Alcohol - light refreshments
  • Swing* Waltz, Foxtrot,  Rumba,  Cha Cha,  Bolaro, Quick Step,  Salsa,  Tango

Racquetball Court Open

Please call the Community Center office to schedule your time slot at 603-524-5046.


  • Cost: $2 per person per hour of court time
  • Monday through Friday from 9 a.m.-4 p.m.

Beach Volleyball

Get some friends or family together and play beach volleyball!!
All you need to bring is a ball.


  • Bartlett Beach

Golf Lessons


  • Adult Thursdays, May 11, 18 and 25 and/or June 8, 15 and 22, 2017
    • Time: 5:30-7 p.m., $70 per person
  • Location: Bolducs Park
  • Minimum age of 6 is required. Clubs are provided if necessary.
  • Youth Tuesdays, May 9, 16 and 23 and/or June 6, 13 and 20, 2017
    • Time: 5:30-7:00pm, $60.00 per person

Sailing Lessons

Learn to sail and have some fun on the water! Register by May 15th, registration forms are available on the Laconia Parks and Recreation website or by contacting the office.


  • Dates: May 22, 24, 29, 31 and June 5, 2017 Monday and Wednesday afternoon
  • Fee: $99 per student
  • Location: Dave Adams Memorial Sailing Center, 25 Davis Road, Gilford NH
  • Time: 4 p.m. to 7 p.m.

Swim Lessons

Preschool Level is Monday, Wednesday, and Friday only. Registration is on going at the office or online. This is on a first come first served basis. Please be sure to note which level you are requesting.


  • July 3 through July 28, 2017
  • Monday through Friday for 4 weeks
  • Non-Resident Fee: $35 per child of $55 per family
  • Preschool 11:30 a.m.
  • Resident Fee: $30 per child or $50 per family
  • Swim Lesson Class Description (PDF)
  • Times
    • Level 1 11 a.m.
    • Level 2 10:30 a.m.
    • Level 3 10 a.m.
    • Level 4 9:30 a.m.
    • Level 5 and 6 9 a.m.

Free Beginner Tennis Lessons

Parents must stay with the kids during lessons. Anyone disturbing lessons will be asked to leave.
Space is limited. First come, first served. Sponsored by Lakes Region Tennis Association.


  • 6:30-7:30 p.m. Grades 5 to adults
  • Laconia Residents must register before May 31st, non-residents may sign up after the 31st.
  • Time: 5:30~630 p.m. Grades 1-4 (minimum age of 6)
  • Tuesdays and Thursdays starting June 27 through August 3, 2017

Football Camp (Cancelled)

You will need to provide all equipment, water an athletic support and cup. Send registration form and payment to the office or pay online prior to being accepted in the program.


  • Ages 7 through middle school
  • Cost: $50 per person
  • July 24~ 27, 2017 from 5:30~7 p.m./Rain date July 28, 2017
  • Location: Laconia High School Field


This game is a kinder version of dodge ball that is played in a pit. We have installed this pit at Opechee Park. Bring a bouncy ball and some friends to play.

Artsfest Dance Classes

It's like dancing on air, Artsfest can teach you how to fly! Please call Erin at 603-520-6868 to register.


  • Director: Erin Lovett Sherman
  • Location:
    Laconia Community Center
    306 Union Avenue
    Laconia, NH 03246
  • Spring Session starts: April 10, 2017, Sundays for 8 weeks at 2:30 p.m.
  • Summer Session: June 22, Wednesdays for 8 weeks at 2:30 p.m.


There are two nets and all the equipment you will need to give it a try. This is a racquet sport which combines the elements of badminton, tennis and ping pong. Everyone is invited to join us at the Community Center, a fun game for all to play!


  • Cost: $2 per person
  • Mondays and (Tuesday starting in June) from 6:45 p.m.-9:45 p.m.,
  • Tuesdays and Thursdays from 8:45 a.m.-11:45 a.m.,
  • Wednesdays from 10:30-2 p.m.


Just bring your own battery-operated plane; gas-powered equipment is not allowed.


  • Cost: $2 per person
  • Fridays from 10 a.m.-12 p.m. and anyone is welcome to attend