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Baboosic Lake Town Beach



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Baboosic Lake Town Beach
Playground
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Beach
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Facility Information

25 Broadway
Amherst, NH 03031

General Information
Escape to the Lake. Join us for a summer filled with activities that will teach you new skills and keep you cool at the same time. Bring the whole family for swim lessons, a game of volleyball on our sand court, play on the playscape, build sandcastles, or just enjoy a warm summer day on the beach. 

On Weekends and holidays, the Baboosic Lake Town Beach will be open only to Amherst Residents and their guests and Season Pass holders and their guests.  Guests are required to pay either the resident or the non-resident gate fee and must also be accompanied by an Amherst Resident or Season Pass holder for the duration of their visit.  

All Residents are welcome to use the beach but must provide some form of proof of residency to gain access.

  • For more information about the Town Beach, including Beach and Boat Pass information, please look HERE 

The ARD tests the water quality at Baboosic Lake Town Beach on a weekly basis.  
May 28, 2021
Deep: 4 MPN
Shallow: 1 MPN

June 3, 2021
Deep: 5 MPN
Shallow: 4 MPN

June 16, 2021
Deep: 19 MPN
Shallow: 35 MPN

June 22, 2021
Deep: 1 MPN
Shallow: 5 MPN

July 2, 2021
Deep: 11 MPN
Shallow: 34 MPN

July 6, 2021
Deep: 4 MPN
Shallow: 3 MPN

July15, 2021
Deep: 4 MPN
Shallow: 15 MPN

July 21, 2021
Deep: 50 MPN
Shallow: 29 MPN

July 26, 2021
Deep 36 MPN
Shallow 43 MPN

State Standards state that the beach must be closed if a single test goes above 88 MPN per 100ML or if both tests exceed 158 MPN per 100ML.

For more information or copies of the test results please contact the Amherst Recreation Department.

Baboosic Lake Beach Rules: 
  • Baboosic Lake is a “swim at your own risk” facility.
  • Swimming alone is not recommended.
  • Areas outside of the bouy lines are not part of the life guarded swimming area.  If you swim outside the lines you are no longer under the lifeguards jurisdiction during guarded hours.
  • Children under 12 must be accompanied at all times by an adult.
  • Adults are responsible for the supervision of your children both in and out of the water.
  • Parents must be close to small children at all times.
  • Positively no swimming under docks or rafts.
  • Running, flipping and horseplay on the docks and raft is prohibited.
  • Only type III Coast Guard approved flotation devices are allowed in the water.
  • All tobacco and alcohol products are prohibited at the town beach.
  • No glass containers are allowed on the property.
  • Fires are only permitted in the designated grills.
  • Children who are not potty trained must wear a swim diaper in the water.
  • Boats can only be carried in and launched from the left side of the beach on the outside of the swimming lines.
  • No boats will be allowed in the designated swimming area at any time.
  • Only service dogs are allowed at this facility.
  • Please do not feed any wildlife.
  • Follow lifeguard instructions at all times.




Current Activities

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Program Activity Teams Date Time
Baboosic Lake Town Beach- Information, Beach/Boat Passes, and Boat Storage 2021 2021 Beach Season Pass Saturday July 31, 2021 10:00 AM - 07:00 PM
Paddleboard Yoga Paddle Board Yoga Sunday August 1, 2021 08:30 AM - 09:30 AM
Paddleboard Yoga Paddleboard Rental Sunday August 1, 2021 08:30 AM - 09:30 AM
Baboosic Lake Town Beach- Information, Beach/Boat Passes, and Boat Storage 2021 2021 Beach Season Pass Sunday August 1, 2021 10:00 AM - 07:00 PM
Baboosic Lake Swim Team BLST Monday August 2, 2021 09:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Swim Lessons Level 3&4 - 9:30am Monday August 2, 2021 09:30 AM - 10:00 AM
Swim Lessons Level 1&2 - 9:30am Monday August 2, 2021 09:30 AM - 10:00 AM
Swim Lessons Level 1&2 - 10:00am Monday August 2, 2021 10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Swim Lessons Level 3&4 - 10:00am Monday August 2, 2021 10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Baboosic Lake Town Beach- Information, Beach/Boat Passes, and Boat Storage 2021 2021 Beach Season Pass Monday August 2, 2021 10:00 AM - 07:00 PM
Swim Lessons Preschool Levels 1-3 Monday August 2, 2021 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Swim Lessons Private - 5:30pm Monday August 2, 2021 05:30 PM - 06:00 PM
Swim Lessons Private - 6:00pm Monday August 2, 2021 06:00 PM - 06:30 PM
Baboosic Lake Swim Team BLST Tuesday August 3, 2021 09:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Swim Lessons Level 1&2 - 9:30am Tuesday August 3, 2021 09:30 AM - 10:00 AM
Swim Lessons Level 3&4 - 9:30am Tuesday August 3, 2021 09:30 AM - 10:00 AM
Swim Lessons Level 1&2 - 10:00am Tuesday August 3, 2021 10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Swim Lessons Level 3&4 - 10:00am Tuesday August 3, 2021 10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Baboosic Lake Town Beach- Information, Beach/Boat Passes, and Boat Storage 2021 2021 Beach Season Pass Tuesday August 3, 2021 10:00 AM - 07:00 PM
Swim Lessons Preschool Levels 1-3 Tuesday August 3, 2021 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Swim Lessons Private - 5:30pm Tuesday August 3, 2021 05:30 PM - 06:00 PM
Swim Lessons Private - 6:00pm Tuesday August 3, 2021 06:00 PM - 06:30 PM
Baboosic Lake Swim Team BLST Wednesday August 4, 2021 09:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Swim Lessons Level 3&4 - 9:30am Wednesday August 4, 2021 09:30 AM - 10:00 AM
Swim Lessons Level 1&2 - 9:30am Wednesday August 4, 2021 09:30 AM - 10:00 AM
Swim Lessons Level 1&2 - 10:00am Wednesday August 4, 2021 10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Swim Lessons Level 3&4 - 10:00am Wednesday August 4, 2021 10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Baboosic Lake Town Beach- Information, Beach/Boat Passes, and Boat Storage 2021 2021 Beach Season Pass Wednesday August 4, 2021 10:00 AM - 07:00 PM
Swim Lessons Preschool Levels 1-3 Wednesday August 4, 2021 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Swim Lessons Private - 5:30pm Wednesday August 4, 2021 05:30 PM - 06:00 PM
Swim Lessons Private - 6:00pm Wednesday August 4, 2021 06:00 PM - 06:30 PM
Baboosic Lake Swim Team BLST Thursday August 5, 2021 09:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Swim Lessons Level 1&2 - 9:30am Thursday August 5, 2021 09:30 AM - 10:00 AM
Swim Lessons Level 3&4 - 9:30am Thursday August 5, 2021 09:30 AM - 10:00 AM
Swim Lessons Level 1&2 - 10:00am Thursday August 5, 2021 10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Swim Lessons Level 3&4 - 10:00am Thursday August 5, 2021 10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Baboosic Lake Town Beach- Information, Beach/Boat Passes, and Boat Storage 2021 2021 Beach Season Pass Thursday August 5, 2021 10:00 AM - 07:00 PM
Swim Lessons Preschool Levels 1-3 Thursday August 5, 2021 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Swim Lessons Private - 5:30pm Thursday August 5, 2021 05:30 PM - 06:00 PM
Swim Lessons Private - 6:00pm Thursday August 5, 2021 06:00 PM - 06:30 PM
Baboosic Lake Swim Team BLST Friday August 6, 2021 09:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Baboosic Lake Town Beach- Information, Beach/Boat Passes, and Boat Storage 2021 2021 Beach Season Pass Friday August 6, 2021 10:00 AM - 07:00 PM
Beach Yoga Session 2 Saturday August 7, 2021 08:00 AM - 09:00 AM
Baboosic Lake Town Beach- Information, Beach/Boat Passes, and Boat Storage 2021 2021 Beach Season Pass Saturday August 7, 2021 10:00 AM - 07:00 PM
Baboosic Lake Town Beach- Information, Beach/Boat Passes, and Boat Storage 2021 2021 Beach Season Pass Sunday August 8, 2021 10:00 AM - 07:00 PM
Swim Lessons Level 3&4 - 9:30am Monday August 9, 2021 09:30 AM - 10:00 AM
Swim Lessons Level 1&2 - 9:30am Monday August 9, 2021 09:30 AM - 10:00 AM
Swim Lessons Level 1&2 - 10:00am Monday August 9, 2021 10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Swim Lessons Level 3&4 - 10:00am Monday August 9, 2021 10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Baboosic Lake Town Beach- Information, Beach/Boat Passes, and Boat Storage 2021 2021 Beach Season Pass Monday August 9, 2021 10:00 AM - 07:00 PM
Swim Lessons Preschool Levels 1-3 Monday August 9, 2021 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Swim Lessons Private - 5:30pm Monday August 9, 2021 05:30 PM - 06:00 PM
Swim Lessons Private - 6:00pm Monday August 9, 2021 06:00 PM - 06:30 PM
Swim Lessons Level 1&2 - 9:30am Tuesday August 10, 2021 09:30 AM - 10:00 AM
Swim Lessons Level 3&4 - 9:30am Tuesday August 10, 2021 09:30 AM - 10:00 AM
Swim Lessons Level 1&2 - 10:00am Tuesday August 10, 2021 10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Swim Lessons Level 3&4 - 10:00am Tuesday August 10, 2021 10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Baboosic Lake Town Beach- Information, Beach/Boat Passes, and Boat Storage 2021 2021 Beach Season Pass Tuesday August 10, 2021 10:00 AM - 07:00 PM
Swim Lessons Preschool Levels 1-3 Tuesday August 10, 2021 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Swim Lessons Private - 5:30pm Tuesday August 10, 2021 05:30 PM - 06:00 PM
Swim Lessons Private - 6:00pm Tuesday August 10, 2021 06:00 PM - 06:30 PM
Swim Lessons Level 3&4 - 9:30am Wednesday August 11, 2021 09:30 AM - 10:00 AM
Swim Lessons Level 1&2 - 9:30am Wednesday August 11, 2021 09:30 AM - 10:00 AM
Swim Lessons Level 1&2 - 10:00am Wednesday August 11, 2021 10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Swim Lessons Level 3&4 - 10:00am Wednesday August 11, 2021 10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Baboosic Lake Town Beach- Information, Beach/Boat Passes, and Boat Storage 2021 2021 Beach Season Pass Wednesday August 11, 2021 10:00 AM - 07:00 PM
Swim Lessons Preschool Levels 1-3 Wednesday August 11, 2021 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Swim Lessons Private - 5:30pm Wednesday August 11, 2021 05:30 PM - 06:00 PM
Swim Lessons Private - 6:00pm Wednesday August 11, 2021 06:00 PM - 06:30 PM
Swim Lessons Level 1&2 - 9:30am Thursday August 12, 2021 09:30 AM - 10:00 AM
Swim Lessons Level 3&4 - 9:30am Thursday August 12, 2021 09:30 AM - 10:00 AM
Swim Lessons Level 1&2 - 10:00am Thursday August 12, 2021 10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Swim Lessons Level 3&4 - 10:00am Thursday August 12, 2021 10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Baboosic Lake Town Beach- Information, Beach/Boat Passes, and Boat Storage 2021 2021 Beach Season Pass Thursday August 12, 2021 10:00 AM - 07:00 PM
Swim Lessons Preschool Levels 1-3 Thursday August 12, 2021 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Swim Lessons Private - 5:30pm Thursday August 12, 2021 05:30 PM - 06:00 PM
Swim Lessons Private - 6:00pm Thursday August 12, 2021 06:00 PM - 06:30 PM
Baboosic Lake Town Beach- Information, Beach/Boat Passes, and Boat Storage 2021 2021 Beach Season Pass Friday August 13, 2021 10:00 AM - 07:00 PM
Beach Yoga Session 2 Saturday August 14, 2021 08:00 AM - 09:00 AM
Baboosic Lake Town Beach- Information, Beach/Boat Passes, and Boat Storage 2021 2021 Beach Season Pass Saturday August 14, 2021 10:00 AM - 07:00 PM
Baboosic Lake Town Beach- Information, Beach/Boat Passes, and Boat Storage 2021 2021 Beach Season Pass Sunday August 15, 2021 10:00 AM - 07:00 PM
Baboosic Lake Town Beach- Information, Beach/Boat Passes, and Boat Storage 2021 2021 Beach Season Pass Monday August 16, 2021 10:00 AM - 07:00 PM
Baboosic Lake Town Beach- Information, Beach/Boat Passes, and Boat Storage 2021 2021 Beach Season Pass Tuesday August 17, 2021 10:00 AM - 07:00 PM
Baboosic Lake Town Beach- Information, Beach/Boat Passes, and Boat Storage 2021 2021 Beach Season Pass Wednesday August 18, 2021 10:00 AM - 07:00 PM
Baboosic Lake Town Beach- Information, Beach/Boat Passes, and Boat Storage 2021 2021 Beach Season Pass Thursday August 19, 2021 10:00 AM - 07:00 PM
Baboosic Lake Town Beach- Information, Beach/Boat Passes, and Boat Storage 2021 2021 Beach Season Pass Friday August 20, 2021 10:00 AM - 07:00 PM
Beach Yoga Session 2 Saturday August 21, 2021 08:00 AM - 09:00 AM
Baboosic Lake Town Beach- Information, Beach/Boat Passes, and Boat Storage 2021 2021 Beach Season Pass Saturday August 21, 2021 10:00 AM - 07:00 PM
Baboosic Lake Town Beach- Information, Beach/Boat Passes, and Boat Storage 2021 2021 Beach Season Pass Sunday August 22, 2021 10:00 AM - 07:00 PM
Baboosic Lake Town Beach- Information, Beach/Boat Passes, and Boat Storage 2021 2021 Beach Season Pass Monday August 23, 2021 10:00 AM - 07:00 PM
Baboosic Lake Town Beach- Information, Beach/Boat Passes, and Boat Storage 2021 2021 Beach Season Pass Tuesday August 24, 2021 10:00 AM - 07:00 PM
Baboosic Lake Town Beach- Information, Beach/Boat Passes, and Boat Storage 2021 2021 Beach Season Pass Wednesday August 25, 2021 10:00 AM - 07:00 PM
Baboosic Lake Town Beach- Information, Beach/Boat Passes, and Boat Storage 2021 2021 Beach Season Pass Thursday August 26, 2021 10:00 AM - 07:00 PM
Baboosic Lake Town Beach- Information, Beach/Boat Passes, and Boat Storage 2021 2021 Beach Season Pass Friday August 27, 2021 10:00 AM - 07:00 PM
Beach Yoga Session 2 Saturday August 28, 2021 08:00 AM - 09:00 AM
Baboosic Lake Town Beach- Information, Beach/Boat Passes, and Boat Storage 2021 2021 Beach Season Pass Saturday August 28, 2021 10:00 AM - 07:00 PM
Baboosic Lake Town Beach- Information, Beach/Boat Passes, and Boat Storage 2021 2021 Beach Season Pass Sunday August 29, 2021 10:00 AM - 07:00 PM
Baboosic Lake Town Beach- Information, Beach/Boat Passes, and Boat Storage 2021 2021 Beach Season Pass Monday August 30, 2021 10:00 AM - 07:00 PM
Baboosic Lake Town Beach- Information, Beach/Boat Passes, and Boat Storage 2021 2021 Beach Season Pass Tuesday August 31, 2021 10:00 AM - 07:00 PM