Parks & Recreation Department



  Mission Statement

The Newton Parks and Recreation Department will provide traditional and innovative Recreation, Leisure and Cultural Activities in a quality environment for all residents of Newton, as well as managing the preservation, maintenance, and enhancement of the natural resources of the City.


Robert J. DeRubeis, Commissioner

246 Dudley Rd
Kennard Park
Newton 02459

Office Hours:



Events & Programs

Picnic and Performance in Kennard Park-July 14- Deborah Abel Dance Company

    Parking will be at Oak Hill Middle School 130 Wheeler Rd- Shuttle Service provided

Swim Lesson Info:   Gath Pool         Crystal Lake

Auburndale Cove Picnic Area



McGrath Tennis Courts and Off-Leash area renovations begin June 11- Tennis courts and off-leash area will be closed

Levingston Cove Renovation Proposal  -

Crescent Street Housing & Reverend Ford Playground Expansion Project

Waban Hill Reservoir DRAFT Master Plan Report

Newton Highlands Playground Project

Farlow Park Pond & Bridge Project


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