Haverhill Citizen Center
10 Welcome Street
Haverhill, MA 01830
1938 Winter Carnival at Winnekenni
Human Services Departments:
The mission of Human Services through its various divisions is to provide
educational and innovative programming and services to the citizens of
Haverhill while enhancing their quality of life.
- Citizens Center
A multi-purpose facility that houses the Department of Human Services
Divisions. Primarily used during the day for Council on Aging activities,
while rented out to public and private groups during the evenings and
weekends. The facility includes office space, two conference rooms,
kitchen and cafeteria, ceramics room, billiards room, exercise room,
dark room, woodworking shop, and computer lab.
- Mt. Washington Community Center
A newly acquired facility (once known as St. George's Church) that is
currently used as a meeting area for youth groups, recreational programs
(i.e. wrestling, self-defense classes), police sub-station, and other programs
to include neighborhood meals program (summer).
- Haverhill Youth Center
A facility leased through the YMCA, housing a drop-in center for area
youth in grades 7 through 12 that provides supervised activities, programs,
community involvement, and various other opportunities to its members.
- Plugs Pond (Lake Saltonstall) Swimming & Picnic Area
A lakefront facility providing various city-run programs (i.e. fishing,
boating, swimming). The facility includes a boat dock bathhouse, boathouse,
volleyball courts and a boat ramp. Other programs include annual
fishing derbies and Native American Pow-Wow.
- Veteran's Memorial Skating Rink
A state-owned facility managed by the city of Haverhill. Provides programming
which includes high school hockey, youth hockey, figure skating club,
public skating and Special Olympics programs.
- Winnekenni Park
One of Haverhill's most picturesque parks. Facility includes three tennis
courts, bathroom facility, walking track, fishing area, sledding and
tobogganing area, and tot-lot area.
- Riverside Park
A multi-purpose park that includes 5 baseball diamonds, 5 softball diamonds,
mile-long walking path, snack bar facilities, bathroom facilities, 3
basketball courts, street hockey area, carry-top boat ramp, 2 tot-lots,
1 handicapped swing set, 2 parking lots, volleyball court, skating area,
2 horseshoe pits, and 4 tennis courts.