This facility is located in the center of Merrimack, behind the Merrimack Public Library and next to the First Congregational Church of Merrimack – near the intersection of Daniel Webster Highway and Baboosic Lake Road. It offers a unique, comfortable and fully-appointed setting where you can host a variety of different functions or events. The building is also equipped with a kitchen and air-conditioning that can be used during events. 


The adult Community is managed by its own Board of Directors. Please visit the John O'Leary Adult Community Center website for more information about rules, regulations, rental fees, and to download the rental application form and contact information.


For hall rental information or for a personal tour contact our Rental Coordinator Steven M. Dembow at:
(603) 429-0902 or by email at:
steven.m.dembow@comcast.net.


The Gazebo at Abbie Griffin Park is a beautiful spot to host wedding or other outdoor events. To reserve the Gazebo at Abbie Griffin Park interested parties must fill out therental application form and submit it to the Parks and Recreation Department for approval. There is no fee associated with renting the Gazebo but please be sure to review the parks rules and regulations to make sure it will work for your event. 

Rules & Regulations:

  • Park Hours: 9:00 am to one- half hour past sunset 
  • No glass containers, alcoholic beverages, or firearms 
  • All animals must be leased or caged 
  • Nails and/or tacks are prohibited at the bandstand, any decorations must be tied or taped. 
  • Area must be left as clean as it was found 
  • No bathrooms at this park. Groups wishing to have bathroom for their event are responsible for renting their own porta potties and having them removed at the conclusion of the event. 
  • Depending on the number of participants and type of event, you may be required, at your expense to arrange for police presence at your event. 

FACILITIES AVAILABLE FOR RENTALS & RESERVATIONS:

Merrimack Parks & Recreation

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This facility is located in the center of town at, 441 Daniel Webster Highway, across the street from the Merrimack Fire Department. The pavilion is a great space to host weddings, birthday parties, or other seasonal outdoor events. Interested parties must fill out the Watson Park Pavilion Rental Application and submit it to the Parks & Recreation Department for approval. There is no fee associated with renting the pavilion but please be sure to review the parks rules and regulations to make sure it will work for your event. 

Rules & Regulations: 

  • Rental is for the Pavilion Area only and does not allow for exclusive use of Watson Park. 
  • Park Hours: One-half hour before sunrise to one-half hours after sunrise 
  • No glass containers, alcoholic beverages, and firearms 
  • Nails and/ or tacks are prohibited at the Pavilion, any decorations must be tired or taped. 
  • Applicant is responsible for cleaning up and disposing of trash generated by the rental.
  • ​There is one Porta Potty available at Watson Park. 
  • Depending on the number of participants and type of event, you may be required, at your own expense, to arrange for police detail at your event. 

Located within Wasserman Park at 116 Naticook Road, the Wasserman Park Function is a "Camp Style" building that is now available for private rentals. This is a great space to have birthday parties, retirement parties, host a summer BBQ get together with co-workers, have a wedding reception, and so much more!    


Rentals are available 7 days per week between 7:00 am – 11:00 pm. Parks & Recreation Department activities have priority use of the building. Rentals are accepted on a first-come first-serve basis based upon availability. The building is equipped with a new heating system, bathrooms and a kitchen that can be rented for an additional fee. 


There are two main rooms in the building which are included with your rental. The Front Room measures 25 feet x 35 feet (875 square feet) and can hold up to 100 people standing or 50 people if seated theater or classroom style based upon our New Hampshire Permit to Operate a Place of Assembly. The Main Hall measures 35 feet x 50 feet (1750 square feet) with a high ceiling and can hold up to 200 people standing or 100 if seated theater or classroom style based upon our New Hampshire Permit to Operate a Place of Assembly.

We have a commercial kitchen which features a Propane Convection Oven, Commercial Stove, Refrigerator, Walk-In Freezer and Microwave along with a three compartment sink. Please visit the Function Hall page for more information about rules, regulations, rental fees and to download the rental application form.

JOHN O'LEARY ADULT COMMUNITY CENTER 

ABBIE GRIFFIN PARK GAZEBO

WASSERMAN PARK FUNCTION HALL

WATSON PARK PAVILION