Amherst Recreation Department

Peabody Mill Environmental Center

PMEC pond

Facility Information

66 Brook Road
Amherst, NH 03031
Phone: (603) 673-1141

General Information
The Peabody Mill Environmental Center (PMEC) is an environmental and science education center which abuts almost 600 acres of Joe English conservation land. Located at the end of Brook Road in Amherst, New Hampshire, the PMEC is directed by the Amherst Recreation Department.

Mission Statement:  
The mission of PMEC is to foster an awareness, understanding, and appreciation of the natural world, by offering environmental, conservation, and science programs to all ages. PMEC strives to foster diligent stewardship of our environment so that future generations may inherit and continue to be inspired by the wonders of a protected and natural world.

There are many uses for PMEC including: 

Summer Day programs
Birthday Celebrations
Classroom nature programs
Monthly classes for home schoolers
Educational workshops for children and adults
Science and nature weekend programs
Snowshoe & fishing pole rental program
Provider of resources and programs that can be taken into area schools
Use by groups for educational purposes ie. seniors, art classes
Limited use for small meetings for supporting organizations
Assistance with scout troop badges

Please be advised: PMEC is a peanut & tree nut (cashews, walnuts, almonds and pecans) free facility.

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Current Activities

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True Potential: Fitness for Women True Potential-Mornings at PMEC, Winter, 14 classes Friday January 20, 2017 09:00 AM - 10:00 AM
True Potential: Fitness for Women True Potential Maintenance-Mornings at PMEC, Winter 14 classes Friday January 20, 2017 09:00 AM - 10:00 AM
True Potential: Fitness for Women True Potential-Mornings at PMEC, 3x a week Winter, 20 classes Friday January 20, 2017 09:00 AM - 10:00 AM
True Potential: Fitness for Women True Potential Maintenance-Mornings at PMEC, 3x a week Winter 20 classes Friday January 20, 2017 09:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Theater Education, Amherst Moxie Players Wake and Shake! A 4 week program for 18 mos -3 years Friday January 20, 2017 10:15 AM - 11:00 AM
Tiny Toes Dance Tiny Toes Dance- Friday Mornings Friday January 20, 2017 10:15 AM - 11:00 AM
Piloxing Barre: Fusion of Boxing, Pilates, and Barre! Piloxing Barre: Saturday Mornings-Jan and Feb 6 weeks Saturday January 21, 2017 08:00 AM - 08:50 AM
Theater Education, Amherst Moxie Players Fairytale Theater, a 6 week program for 6-9 year olds Saturday January 21, 2017 09:15 AM - 10:15 AM
Birthday Parties at PMEC Birthday Parties at PMEC Saturday January 21, 2017 10:00 AM - 05:00 PM
Birthday Parties at PMEC Birthday Parties at PMEC Sunday January 22, 2017 10:00 AM - 05:00 PM
True Potential: Fitness for Women True Potential-Mornings at PMEC, Winter, 14 classes Monday January 23, 2017 09:00 AM - 10:00 AM
True Potential: Fitness for Women True Potential Maintenance-Mornings at PMEC, Winter 14 classes Monday January 23, 2017 09:00 AM - 10:00 AM
True Potential: Fitness for Women True Potential-Mornings at PMEC, 3x a week Winter, 20 classes Monday January 23, 2017 09:00 AM - 10:00 AM
True Potential: Fitness for Women True Potential Maintenance-Mornings at PMEC, 3x a week Winter 20 classes Monday January 23, 2017 09:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Compass of Writing Compass of Writing Monday January 23, 2017 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Yoga for Adults Adult Yoga at PMEC, Twice a week, 14 classes Tuesday January 24, 2017 10:00 AM - 11:15 AM
Yoga for Adults Adult Yoga at PMEC, Once a week, 7 classes Tuesday January 24, 2017 10:00 AM - 11:15 AM
True Potential: Fitness for Women True Potential-Mornings at PMEC, Winter, 14 classes Wednesday January 25, 2017 09:00 AM - 10:00 AM
True Potential: Fitness for Women True Potential Maintenance-Mornings at PMEC, Winter 14 classes Wednesday January 25, 2017 09:00 AM - 10:00 AM
True Potential: Fitness for Women True Potential-Mornings at PMEC, 3x a week Winter, 20 classes Wednesday January 25, 2017 09:00 AM - 10:00 AM
True Potential: Fitness for Women True Potential Maintenance-Mornings at PMEC, 3x a week Winter 20 classes Wednesday January 25, 2017 09:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Tiny Toes Dance Tiny Toes Dance- Wednesday Afternoons Wednesday January 25, 2017 01:00 PM - 01:45 PM
OAK - Outdoor Adventure Klub Winter - Session 1 Wednesday January 25, 2017 03:00 PM - 06:00 PM
OAK - Outdoor Adventure Klub Winter Season Pass Wednesday January 25, 2017 03:00 PM - 06:00 PM
Piloxing Barre: Fusion of Boxing, Pilates, and Barre! Piloxing Barre: Wednesday Evenings-Jan and Feb 6 weeks Wednesday January 25, 2017 07:00 PM - 07:50 PM
Barre Body Barre Body, Thursday Mornings, Jan and Feb, 6 week session Thursday January 26, 2017 08:45 AM - 09:45 AM
Yoga for Adults Adult Yoga at PMEC, Twice a week, 14 classes Thursday January 26, 2017 10:00 AM - 11:15 AM
Yoga for Adults Adult Yoga at PMEC, Once a week, 7 classes Thursday January 26, 2017 10:00 AM - 11:15 AM
Joe English Trail Challenge-Training Program Joe English Trail Challenge Training Program-2017 Thursday January 26, 2017 06:30 PM - 08:00 PM
True Potential: Fitness for Women True Potential-Mornings at PMEC, Winter, 14 classes Friday January 27, 2017 09:00 AM - 10:00 AM
True Potential: Fitness for Women True Potential Maintenance-Mornings at PMEC, Winter 14 classes Friday January 27, 2017 09:00 AM - 10:00 AM
True Potential: Fitness for Women True Potential-Mornings at PMEC, 3x a week Winter, 20 classes Friday January 27, 2017 09:00 AM - 10:00 AM
True Potential: Fitness for Women True Potential Maintenance-Mornings at PMEC, 3x a week Winter 20 classes Friday January 27, 2017 09:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Theater Education, Amherst Moxie Players Wake and Shake! A 4 week program for 18 mos -3 years Friday January 27, 2017 10:15 AM - 11:00 AM
Tiny Toes Dance Tiny Toes Dance- Friday Mornings Friday January 27, 2017 10:15 AM - 11:00 AM
Piloxing Barre: Fusion of Boxing, Pilates, and Barre! Piloxing Barre: Saturday Mornings-Jan and Feb 6 weeks Saturday January 28, 2017 08:00 AM - 08:50 AM
Theater Education, Amherst Moxie Players Fairytale Theater, a 6 week program for 6-9 year olds Saturday January 28, 2017 09:15 AM - 10:15 AM
Girl Scout Programs at PMEC Who Done It? for Juniors&Cadets Saturday January 28, 2017 10:00 AM - 02:00 PM
Birthday Parties at PMEC Birthday Parties at PMEC Saturday January 28, 2017 10:00 AM - 05:00 PM
Birthday Parties at PMEC Birthday Parties at PMEC Sunday January 29, 2017 10:00 AM - 05:00 PM
Connecting Communities- Snow Shoe Hike Sunday January 29, 2017 10:00 AM - 03:00 PM
True Potential: Fitness for Women True Potential-Mornings at PMEC, Winter, 14 classes Monday January 30, 2017 09:00 AM - 10:00 AM
True Potential: Fitness for Women True Potential Maintenance-Mornings at PMEC, Winter 14 classes Monday January 30, 2017 09:00 AM - 10:00 AM
True Potential: Fitness for Women True Potential-Mornings at PMEC, 3x a week Winter, 20 classes Monday January 30, 2017 09:00 AM - 10:00 AM
True Potential: Fitness for Women True Potential Maintenance-Mornings at PMEC, 3x a week Winter 20 classes Monday January 30, 2017 09:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Compass of Writing Compass of Writing Monday January 30, 2017 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Yoga for Adults Adult Yoga at PMEC, Twice a week, 14 classes Tuesday January 31, 2017 10:00 AM - 11:15 AM
Yoga for Adults Adult Yoga at PMEC, Once a week, 7 classes Tuesday January 31, 2017 10:00 AM - 11:15 AM
True Potential: Fitness for Women True Potential-Mornings at PMEC, Winter, 14 classes Wednesday February 1, 2017 09:00 AM - 10:00 AM
True Potential: Fitness for Women True Potential Maintenance-Mornings at PMEC, Winter 14 classes Wednesday February 1, 2017 09:00 AM - 10:00 AM
True Potential: Fitness for Women True Potential-Mornings at PMEC, 3x a week Winter, 20 classes Wednesday February 1, 2017 09:00 AM - 10:00 AM
True Potential: Fitness for Women True Potential Maintenance-Mornings at PMEC, 3x a week Winter 20 classes Wednesday February 1, 2017 09:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Tiny Toes Dance Tiny Toes Dance- Wednesday Afternoons Wednesday February 1, 2017 01:00 PM - 01:45 PM
OAK - Outdoor Adventure Klub Winter - Session 2 Wednesday February 1, 2017 03:00 PM - 06:00 PM
OAK - Outdoor Adventure Klub Winter Season Pass Wednesday February 1, 2017 03:00 PM - 06:00 PM
Piloxing Barre: Fusion of Boxing, Pilates, and Barre! Piloxing Barre: Wednesday Evenings-Jan and Feb 6 weeks Wednesday February 1, 2017 07:00 PM - 07:50 PM
Barre Body Barre Body, Thursday Mornings, Jan and Feb, 6 week session Thursday February 2, 2017 08:45 AM - 09:45 AM
"I Love Nature!" Series for ages 3-6 I Love Vertebrates! A 3 week session Thursday February 2, 2017 09:00 AM - 09:45 AM
Yoga for Adults Adult Yoga at PMEC, Twice a week, 14 classes Thursday February 2, 2017 10:00 AM - 11:15 AM
Yoga for Adults Adult Yoga at PMEC, Once a week, 7 classes Thursday February 2, 2017 10:00 AM - 11:15 AM
Joe English Trail Challenge-Training Program Joe English Trail Challenge Training Program-2017 Thursday February 2, 2017 06:30 PM - 08:00 PM
True Potential: Fitness for Women True Potential-Mornings at PMEC, Winter, 14 classes Friday February 3, 2017 09:00 AM - 10:00 AM
True Potential: Fitness for Women True Potential Maintenance-Mornings at PMEC, Winter 14 classes Friday February 3, 2017 09:00 AM - 10:00 AM
True Potential: Fitness for Women True Potential-Mornings at PMEC, 3x a week Winter, 20 classes Friday February 3, 2017 09:00 AM - 10:00 AM
True Potential: Fitness for Women True Potential Maintenance-Mornings at PMEC, 3x a week Winter 20 classes Friday February 3, 2017 09:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Theater Education, Amherst Moxie Players Wake and Shake! A 4 week program for 18 mos -3 years Friday February 3, 2017 10:15 AM - 11:00 AM
Tiny Toes Dance Tiny Toes Dance- Friday Mornings Friday February 3, 2017 10:15 AM - 11:00 AM
Ukulele Magic Playshop for Beginners Ukulele Magic Playshop for Beginners- Individual Rate Friday February 3, 2017 04:30 PM - 05:30 PM
Ukulele Magic Playshop for Beginners Ukulele Magic Playshop for Beginners- Double Rate (2 participants in same household) Friday February 3, 2017 04:30 PM - 05:30 PM
Ukulele Magic Playshop for Beginners Ukulele Magic Playshop for Beginners-Triple Rate (3 Participants in same household) Friday February 3, 2017 04:30 PM - 05:30 PM
Piloxing Barre: Fusion of Boxing, Pilates, and Barre! Piloxing Barre: Saturday Mornings-Jan and Feb 6 weeks Saturday February 4, 2017 08:00 AM - 08:50 AM
Theater Education, Amherst Moxie Players Fairytale Theater, a 6 week program for 6-9 year olds Saturday February 4, 2017 09:15 AM - 10:15 AM
Birthday Parties at PMEC Birthday Parties at PMEC Saturday February 4, 2017 10:00 AM - 05:00 PM
Birthday Parties at PMEC Birthday Parties at PMEC Sunday February 5, 2017 10:00 AM - 05:00 PM
True Potential: Fitness for Women True Potential-Mornings at PMEC, Winter, 14 classes Monday February 6, 2017 09:00 AM - 10:00 AM
True Potential: Fitness for Women True Potential Maintenance-Mornings at PMEC, Winter 14 classes Monday February 6, 2017 09:00 AM - 10:00 AM
True Potential: Fitness for Women True Potential-Mornings at PMEC, 3x a week Winter, 20 classes Monday February 6, 2017 09:00 AM - 10:00 AM
True Potential: Fitness for Women True Potential Maintenance-Mornings at PMEC, 3x a week Winter 20 classes Monday February 6, 2017 09:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Compass of Writing Compass of Writing Monday February 6, 2017 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Yoga for Adults Adult Yoga at PMEC, Twice a week, 14 classes Tuesday February 7, 2017 10:00 AM - 11:15 AM
Yoga for Adults Adult Yoga at PMEC, Once a week, 7 classes Tuesday February 7, 2017 10:00 AM - 11:15 AM
True Potential: Fitness for Women True Potential-Mornings at PMEC, Winter, 14 classes Wednesday February 8, 2017 09:00 AM - 10:00 AM
True Potential: Fitness for Women True Potential Maintenance-Mornings at PMEC, Winter 14 classes Wednesday February 8, 2017 09:00 AM - 10:00 AM
True Potential: Fitness for Women True Potential-Mornings at PMEC, 3x a week Winter, 20 classes Wednesday February 8, 2017 09:00 AM - 10:00 AM
True Potential: Fitness for Women True Potential Maintenance-Mornings at PMEC, 3x a week Winter 20 classes Wednesday February 8, 2017 09:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Tiny Toes Dance Tiny Toes Dance- Wednesday Afternoons Wednesday February 8, 2017 01:00 PM - 01:45 PM
OAK - Outdoor Adventure Klub Winter Season Pass Wednesday February 8, 2017 03:00 PM - 06:00 PM
Piloxing Barre: Fusion of Boxing, Pilates, and Barre! Piloxing Barre: Wednesday Evenings-Jan and Feb 6 weeks Wednesday February 8, 2017 07:00 PM - 07:50 PM
Barre Body Barre Body, Thursday Mornings, Jan and Feb, 6 week session Thursday February 9, 2017 08:45 AM - 09:45 AM
"I Love Nature!" Series for ages 3-6 I Love Vertebrates! A 3 week session Thursday February 9, 2017 09:00 AM - 09:45 AM
Yoga for Adults Adult Yoga at PMEC, Twice a week, 14 classes Thursday February 9, 2017 10:00 AM - 11:15 AM
Yoga for Adults Adult Yoga at PMEC, Once a week, 7 classes Thursday February 9, 2017 10:00 AM - 11:15 AM
Joe English Trail Challenge-Training Program Joe English Trail Challenge Training Program-2017 Thursday February 9, 2017 06:30 PM - 08:00 PM
True Potential: Fitness for Women True Potential-Mornings at PMEC, Winter, 14 classes Friday February 10, 2017 09:00 AM - 10:00 AM
True Potential: Fitness for Women True Potential Maintenance-Mornings at PMEC, Winter 14 classes Friday February 10, 2017 09:00 AM - 10:00 AM
True Potential: Fitness for Women True Potential-Mornings at PMEC, 3x a week Winter, 20 classes Friday February 10, 2017 09:00 AM - 10:00 AM
True Potential: Fitness for Women True Potential Maintenance-Mornings at PMEC, 3x a week Winter 20 classes Friday February 10, 2017 09:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Ukulele Magic Playshop for Beginners Ukulele Magic Playshop for Beginners- Individual Rate Friday February 10, 2017 04:30 PM - 05:30 PM
Ukulele Magic Playshop for Beginners Ukulele Magic Playshop for Beginners- Double Rate (2 participants in same household) Friday February 10, 2017 04:30 PM - 05:30 PM
Ukulele Magic Playshop for Beginners Ukulele Magic Playshop for Beginners-Triple Rate (3 Participants in same household) Friday February 10, 2017 04:30 PM - 05:30 PM
Piloxing Barre: Fusion of Boxing, Pilates, and Barre! Piloxing Barre: Saturday Mornings-Jan and Feb 6 weeks Saturday February 11, 2017 08:00 AM - 08:50 AM
Theater Education, Amherst Moxie Players Fairytale Theater, a 6 week program for 6-9 year olds Saturday February 11, 2017 09:15 AM - 10:15 AM
Birthday Parties at PMEC Birthday Parties at PMEC Saturday February 11, 2017 10:00 AM - 05:00 PM
Nature's Quilts Sunday February 12, 2017 08:00 AM - 05:00 PM
Birthday Parties at PMEC Birthday Parties at PMEC Sunday February 12, 2017 10:00 AM - 05:00 PM
True Potential: Fitness for Women True Potential-Mornings at PMEC, Winter, 14 classes Monday February 13, 2017 09:00 AM - 10:00 AM
True Potential: Fitness for Women True Potential Maintenance-Mornings at PMEC, Winter 14 classes Monday February 13, 2017 09:00 AM - 10:00 AM
True Potential: Fitness for Women True Potential-Mornings at PMEC, 3x a week Winter, 20 classes Monday February 13, 2017 09:00 AM - 10:00 AM
True Potential: Fitness for Women True Potential Maintenance-Mornings at PMEC, 3x a week Winter 20 classes Monday February 13, 2017 09:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Compass of Writing Compass of Writing Monday February 13, 2017 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Yoga for Adults Adult Yoga at PMEC, Twice a week, 14 classes Tuesday February 14, 2017 10:00 AM - 11:15 AM
Yoga for Adults Adult Yoga at PMEC, Once a week, 7 classes Tuesday February 14, 2017 10:00 AM - 11:15 AM
True Potential: Fitness for Women True Potential-Mornings at PMEC, Winter, 14 classes Wednesday February 15, 2017 09:00 AM - 10:00 AM
True Potential: Fitness for Women True Potential Maintenance-Mornings at PMEC, Winter 14 classes Wednesday February 15, 2017 09:00 AM - 10:00 AM
True Potential: Fitness for Women True Potential-Mornings at PMEC, 3x a week Winter, 20 classes Wednesday February 15, 2017 09:00 AM - 10:00 AM
True Potential: Fitness for Women True Potential Maintenance-Mornings at PMEC, 3x a week Winter 20 classes Wednesday February 15, 2017 09:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Tiny Toes Dance Tiny Toes Dance- Wednesday Afternoons Wednesday February 15, 2017 01:00 PM - 01:45 PM
OAK - Outdoor Adventure Klub Winter - Session 3 Wednesday February 15, 2017 03:00 PM - 06:00 PM
OAK - Outdoor Adventure Klub Winter Season Pass Wednesday February 15, 2017 03:00 PM - 06:00 PM
Piloxing Barre: Fusion of Boxing, Pilates, and Barre! Piloxing Barre: Wednesday Evenings-Jan and Feb 6 weeks Wednesday February 15, 2017 07:00 PM - 07:50 PM
Barre Body Barre Body, Thursday Mornings, Jan and Feb, 6 week session Thursday February 16, 2017 08:45 AM - 09:45 AM
"I Love Nature!" Series for ages 3-6 I Love Vertebrates! A 3 week session Thursday February 16, 2017 09:00 AM - 09:45 AM
Yoga for Adults Adult Yoga at PMEC, Twice a week, 14 classes Thursday February 16, 2017 10:00 AM - 11:15 AM
Yoga for Adults Adult Yoga at PMEC, Once a week, 7 classes Thursday February 16, 2017 10:00 AM - 11:15 AM
Joe English Trail Challenge-Training Program Joe English Trail Challenge Training Program-2017 Thursday February 16, 2017 06:30 PM - 08:00 PM
True Potential: Fitness for Women True Potential-Mornings at PMEC, Winter, 14 classes Friday February 17, 2017 09:00 AM - 10:00 AM
True Potential: Fitness for Women True Potential Maintenance-Mornings at PMEC, Winter 14 classes Friday February 17, 2017 09:00 AM - 10:00 AM
True Potential: Fitness for Women True Potential-Mornings at PMEC, 3x a week Winter, 20 classes Friday February 17, 2017 09:00 AM - 10:00 AM
True Potential: Fitness for Women True Potential Maintenance-Mornings at PMEC, 3x a week Winter 20 classes Friday February 17, 2017 09:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Ukulele Magic Playshop for Beginners Ukulele Magic Playshop for Beginners- Individual Rate Friday February 17, 2017 04:30 PM - 05:30 PM
Ukulele Magic Playshop for Beginners Ukulele Magic Playshop for Beginners- Double Rate (2 participants in same household) Friday February 17, 2017 04:30 PM - 05:30 PM
Ukulele Magic Playshop for Beginners Ukulele Magic Playshop for Beginners-Triple Rate (3 Participants in same household) Friday February 17, 2017 04:30 PM - 05:30 PM
Piloxing Barre: Fusion of Boxing, Pilates, and Barre! Piloxing Barre: Saturday Mornings-Jan and Feb 6 weeks Saturday February 18, 2017 08:00 AM - 08:50 AM
Theater Education, Amherst Moxie Players Fairytale Theater, a 6 week program for 6-9 year olds Saturday February 18, 2017 09:15 AM - 10:15 AM
Birthday Parties at PMEC Birthday Parties at PMEC Saturday February 18, 2017 10:00 AM - 05:00 PM
Birthday Parties at PMEC Birthday Parties at PMEC Sunday February 19, 2017 10:00 AM - 05:00 PM
True Potential: Fitness for Women True Potential-Mornings at PMEC, Winter, 14 classes Monday February 20, 2017 09:00 AM - 10:00 AM
True Potential: Fitness for Women True Potential Maintenance-Mornings at PMEC, Winter 14 classes Monday February 20, 2017 09:00 AM - 10:00 AM
True Potential: Fitness for Women True Potential-Mornings at PMEC, 3x a week Winter, 20 classes Monday February 20, 2017 09:00 AM - 10:00 AM
True Potential: Fitness for Women True Potential Maintenance-Mornings at PMEC, 3x a week Winter 20 classes Monday February 20, 2017 09:00 AM - 10:00 AM