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The Nick is neither owned or operated by the Town of Wolfeboro. The Nick is a private 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization that is owned by the Wolfeboro Area Recreation Association (WARA) and operated by WARA’s staff and Board of Directors.

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The Wolfeboro Area Recreation Association (WARA) is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization with the central mission to provide recreational opportunities for both children and adults that enhance the quality of life and incorporate and support community values. WARA does so by planning, constructing and overseeing recreational facilities as exemplified by The Nicholas J. Pernokas Recreation Park, which it will manage in perpetuity in service to all throughout the Lakes Region.

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The Nick receives no tax dollars; rather it depends on user fees from leagues and other organizations that use the facility, grants from foundations, and continued donations from generous individuals and businesses throughout the community. Visit our Ways to Give page here to learn more.

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The Nick is free to the general public. Donations are always welcome and appreciated. WARA does however require all organized sports leagues, individuals, and or businesses that use The Nick on a scheduled basis or for a scheduled event or activity to make a contribution for the space they use. These contributions go directly towards the maintenance of the facility.

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The Nick is open to the general public year-round dawn to dusk, though most league activities operate at the facility April to December The only time The Nick would be considered closed to the public would be during a private event or function.

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Yes! Reserve an area of the park (fields, pavilion, or patio) to use for birthday parties, reunions, corporate outings, camps, clinics and more. Please fill out this form and we will be in touch!

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There are many ways in which you can support The Nick. Options include volunteering, in-kind donations, contributing to the Annual Fund, Endowment Fund, Team Assistance Program, and/or specific capital improvement projects. Visit our Ways to Give page here to learn more or contact admin@thenick.org with any questions.

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The Nick is approximately 32-acres.

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Yes, as long as they are under the owners control at all times. Dogs that do not listen to voice commands must be leashed at all times.

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Yes, snowshoeing, sledding and cross-country skiing are all allowed at The Nick as long as you respect the property and abide by the posted Nick Rules and Regulations.

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In the case of an emergency we recommend calling 911. Once the emergency is resolved, please report all happenings to the Managing Director and download and complete the Nick Accident Report Form here and return to PO Box 838, Wolfeboro, NH 03894

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Please click here to access and fill out The Nick Waiver and Release form.

The Nick Event Request Form

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Please submit your request below, and we will be in touch. Thank you!