Right next to Town Square you'll find the mountain stream-fed Corcoran's Pond. At Corcoran’s Pond waterfront you’ll find a fleet of over 20 kayaks, pedal boats and canoes are available for rent at the Town Square dock.
Rental kayaks are comfortable, stable, easy to paddle, and fun to use. Rental canoes are an excellent choice for easy handling and maneuverability. The ever-popular pedal boats can accommodate up to 2 adults and 3 children, and can be steered by one person, so the whole family can get into the action!
We've also added Stand Up Paddle Boards to the list of rentals available for use on Corcoran's Pond! SUP's are perfect for those looking for a little bit more of challenge and new fun way to explore the pond!
As always, with Town Square next door, restrooms, refreshing drinks and snacks are just footsteps away!
Rates and Information
Must be 18+ or accompanied by an adult to complete our waiver.
1 person vessel: $15/hr
2 person vessel: $20/hr
Stand Up Paddle Boards: $20/hr
Native ID Season Pass: $125 - up to 5 family members per day
Freedom Pass honored with participating hotels/lodges.
Pond Swimming and Beach
While you're at Corcoran’s Pond, enjoy the breathtaking mountain scenery, relax on the sandy beach, and swim in the 6 ½ acre pond, which is fed by Snow’s Brook. Be aware that there is no lifeguard on duty.
Corcoran Pond Boat Rentals • 603-236-4695
Pre-Season (May 28–June 19)
Saturday & Sunday: 10am-4pm
(Opening at 12pm after Youth Fishing Derby on May 28)
Summer (June 20–August 28)
Early Fall (September 3–October 10)*
Saturday & Sunday (plus Columbus Day on Monday, October 10): 10am - 4pm
Waterville Valley Golf Course. Family-friendly. Fun for golfers of all abilities.
Waterville Valley’s historic golf course opened in 1898, making it one of the oldest in New Hampshire. A major renovation in 2005 retained the character and tradition of the 113-year-old course, and created six spectacular new and redesigned holes. The par 30 layout with three par-4 holes provides a challenging golf experience for players of all abilities.
Call for tee time reservations • 603-236-4805
Waterville Valley Tennis Center • 603-236-4840
For years, the Waterville Valley Tennis Center has been recognized by Tennis Magazine as one of the Top 50 tennis resorts in America, along with being named one of the Top 5 Best Bargains, as well as one of the Top 5 Family Resorts. We have recently been ranked "#25 in the World" by TennisResortsOnline. Since 2001, Tennis Resorts Online has ranked Waterville Valley Tennis as one of the best in the world, along with a #2 ranking for Best Setting, #4 for Kids Programs and #4 for Best Value.
For more information, please visit the Waterville Valley Tennis Center website »
Spring (Mid May thru June 24)
Daily: 9am - 5pm
Summer (June 25 thru September 4)
Daily: 8am - 7pm
Fall (September 5 thru October 10*)
Daily: 9am - 5pm
*Closed after Columbus Day.
Town of Waterville Valley Recreation Department
The friendly staff at the Waterville Valley Recreation Department is dedicated to creating recreational experiences that enhance an individual's quality of life, and contribute to the cultural environment here in Waterville Valley. Some seasonal activities include: Open Gym times, Adult programs, Fitness classes, Indoor Rock Climbing Wall, Pickleball, Concerts, Boat Rentals on Corcoran Pond, and a variety of Special Events and Field Trips. Whether someone lives in Waterville Valley full time or part-time, or is planning a vacation here, everyone is sure to enjoy the many recreational opportunities that await.
For more information, call 603 236-4695 or visit Waterville Valley Recreation Department »
In addition to the organization of daily activities, Waterville Valley Recreation Department holds a Summer Day Camp that runs from June 20, to August 26, 2016. Sessions run Monday through Friday from 9am–4pm. Campers, ages 4–14, participate in a variety of indoor and outdoor activities led by a team of experienced counselors. There are 4 different programs, separated into age groups.
W.I.N.G.S.: "Waterville Instruction in Nature and Games” is for kids ages 4–6. A typical day includes a variety of organized games, crafts, cooking, outdoor exploration and play. This program offers a variety of activities ideal for active youngsters ~ No nap times here!
S.O.A.R.: "Summer Outdoor Adventures in Recreation” is designed for kids ages 7–9. The SOAR program includes a variety of outdoor excursions such as swimming, hiking, canoeing, boating, active games, crafts, indoor climbing wall, and more. A vast amount of time is spent outdoors; ideal for kids that enjoy exploring, playing & having FUN!
P.E.A.K.: "Positive Environmental Activities for Kids” is a perfect program for ages 10–11. PEAK adventures explore a variety of natural environments throughout the valley and surrounding areas. Hiking, biking, discovering new swimming holes, indoor climbing, and kayaking are examples of a day-in-the-life as a PEAK’er.
S.U.M.M.I.T.: "Summer Upon the Mountains Moving Independent Teens” focuses on outdoor excursions such as biking, swimming, boating, bus trips, being “out and about” the Valley. and community service projects, for ages 12+
Each Wednesday, campers will go on a field trip to another location away from Waterville Valley such as Whales Tale, Polar Caves, Liquid Planet, Clark’s Trading Post, and Flume Gorge.
1 Day Drop-in Rate: $32 per day with Waterville Valley Native ID
($35 per day for guests of Waterville Valley)
10 Day Drop-in Rate: $288 with Waterville Valley Native ID
($315 for guests of Waterville Valley)
Weekly Rate: $169 (includes field trip fee)
The Waterville Valley Ice Arena is located at the center of activity in the Town Square complex on the shores of Corcoran's Pond. The Ice Arena offers numerous public skating and stick and puck sessions throughout the week. Rental skates and skate sharpening services are available. The Arena is home to the NH Ice Cats Junior Hockey Club and hosts many youth hockey tournaments and camps. Private ice rentals are available upon request.
Call 603-236-4813 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
White Mountain Athletic Club
Featuring modern, four-season recreational opportunities. The WMAC is a full-service athletic club that offers indoor and outdoor swimming pools, cardio and weight rooms, indoor tennis, spas, a new indoor pool complex, new sauna and steam rooms, and game room.
Over 100 miles of well-marked, maintained trails crisscross the Waterville Valley region. With seven 4,000 foot peaks located within the Valley, hikers of all abilities can find a satisfying trek. From the 4,315 ft. summit of Mount Osceola, the views are fabulous. The three peaks of Tripyramid also offer an outstanding challenge, also with views to match.
Those looking for a more relaxed hike will find our network of trails around the valley floor more to their liking. Ranging from cross-country ski trails, to woods roads, to singletrack, the hiking in Waterville Valley allows everyone to enjoy the beauty of the natural landscape.
For suggested hikes, trail descriptions, and photos the Waterville Valley Athletic and Improvement Association is a great resource for hikers. The WVAIA Trail Map, available at stores in Waterville Valley Town Square, offers a detailed guide to trails.
Check out our Snow's Mountain chairlift rides and bike rentals at the Adventure Center!