Parks and Recreation

Welcome

Welcome to the Newton Parks and Recreation web site. We hope you find the information contained within these pages to be informative.  If you have any comments or suggestions about the website, you can submit them online to: parks@newtonma.gov

Robert J. DeRubeis, Commissioner

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.


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Newton Parks & Recreation
Robert J. DeRubeis, Commissioner
124 Vernon Street
Newton, MA 02458
617-796-1500
(fax) 617-796-1512
parks@newtonma.gov

Upcoming Events

 Gath Pool & Crystal Lake Info

August 13 - Picnic & Play in the Park

August 16, September 20 - Vets with Pets
Event at Cold Spring Park Off-leash area

Program Satisfaction Survey                 Report A Coyote                      Recreation & Open Space Plan

  

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Parks & Recreation
Tuesday, July 29, 2014
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Morning Walking Group
Parks & Recreation - Over 55 Recreation Programs
 Walking Club: The Early Morning Walkers meet Monday through Friday at 7:00A.M. at the Albemarle Fieldhouse, 250 Albemarle Road, to walk measured miles at your own pace. After walking, enjoy coffee and company with friends. Call 617-796-1506 for more information. FREE 
 
Date: 7/29/2014
Time: 7:00 AM - 8:00 AM
Contact: Nancy Scammon @ 617-796-1506Add to my Outlook Calendar: Calendar Sync
tennis
Parks & Recreation - Over 55 Recreation Programs
 Location: Nancy Scammon
Tennis: Tennis is a sport that can be played at any age. Although some seniors may be less mobile than younger players, they can still learn to play the game and accrue numerous health benefits from it, including improved cardiovascular health and bone density. Our tennis program runs on Tues & Thurs, 8-10 A.M at the Warren Courts.
Date: 7/29/2014
Time: 8:00 AM - 10:00 AM
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Senior Golf League
Parks & Recreation - Over 55 Recreation Programs
Golf League: Newton Senior Golf League meets at the Commonwealth Golf Course on Tuesday mornings at 9:30 A.M. Cost is $23 for 9 holes, cart and green fees. League runs May through October.
Date: 7/29/2014
Time: 9:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Contact: Nancy Scammon @ 617-796-1506Add to my Outlook Calendar: Calendar Sync
Swim Lessons
Parks & Recreation - Gath Pool
Swim Lessons - Main Pool Closed to all other activities.  Wading Pool open 9AM.
Date: 7/29/2014
Time: 9:00 AM - 12:10 PM
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Wading Pool Schedule
Parks & Recreation - Gath Pool
Full Season Wading Pool is open 9AM to 7PM.  This pool is closed during home swim meets on Tuesday nights.
Date: 7/29/2014
Time: 9:15 AM - 7:00 PM
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Keep Moving Group
Parks & Recreation - Over 55 Recreation Programs
 Keep Moving Program: Joining a walking group is one of the best ways to start and maintain a healthy walking habit. “Keep Moving” promotes physical activity to help prevent and postpone chronic disease, build healthy bodies and minds, and keeps individuals socially connected. We meet on Tuesday mornings from 9:30-11:00 am.
Date: 7/29/2014
Time: 9:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Contact: Nancy Scammon @ 617-796-1506Add to my Outlook Calendar: Calendar Sync
Albemarle Acres Camp Swim
Parks & Recreation - Gath Pool
Albemarle Acres Day Camp Swim.  Pool Closed to public during camp time.
Date: 7/29/2014
Time: 11:30 AM - 12:05 PM
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Adult Only Swim
Parks & Recreation - Gath Pool
Parks & Recreation - Over 55 Recreation Programs
Adult Only Swim and Senior Aerobics,  no children allowed on deck or in the pool.
Date: 7/29/2014
Time: 12:10 PM - 1:00 PM
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Recreation Swim
Parks & Recreation - Gath Pool
Recreation Swim all swimmers welcomed.
Date: 7/29/2014
Time: 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM
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Farmers Market @ Cold Spring Park
Newton - Events - Community Events
Parks & Recreation - Field Use Conditions
Parks & Recreation - Over 55 Recreation Programs
City Departments - Parks
Parks & Recreation - Parks & Amenities
Parks & Recreation - Recreation Off Leash Program
 Location: Cold Spring Park, Beacon St
Farmers Market Open
Beacon Street entrance of Cold Spring Park

There will be Farm Fresh Fruits and Vegetables, Turkey, Beef, Fresh Fish, Goat Cheese, Gouda, Eggs, Olive Oil,  Baked Goods, PopOvers, Jams, Jellies, Plants, and Flowers.   


Now accepting SNAP/EBT, debit & credit.  Stop by the Managers booth.
Date: 7/29/2014
Time: 1:30 PM - 6:00 PM
Contact: Judy Dore, Market Manager @ 617.796.1500Add to my Outlook Calendar: Calendar Sync
crafts
Parks & Recreation - Over 55 Recreation Programs
Crafts: Crafts and sewing at the Albemarle Fieldhouse on Wednesday afternoons.  FREE 
Date: 7/29/2014
Time: 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Contact: Nancy Scammon @ 617-796-1506Add to my Outlook Calendar: Calendar Sync
Childrens' Performances - Davey the Clown
Parks & Recreation - Arts in the Parks & Cultural Affairs
Villages - Auburndale
Villages - Chestnut Hill
Villages - Newton Centre
Villages - Newton Corner
Villages - Newton Highlands
Villages - Newton Lower Falls
Villages - Newton Upper Falls
Villages - Newtonville
Villages - Nonantum
Villages - Oak Hill
Villages - Thompsonville
Villages - Waban
Villages - West Newton
 Location: Newton Center Green
Davey is a clown of international acclaim. Kids and parents alike love his juggling, amazing magic, incredible unicycle tricks, wacky anitcs, balloon sculpture and accordion playing. Free.
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Date: 7/29/2014
Time: 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Contact: Jeannie Smith @ 617-796-1540Add to my Outlook Calendar: Calendar Sync  Map
Newton Bluefish Home Swim Meet
Parks & Recreation - Gath Pool
Newton Bluefish Home Swim Meet - Main Pool and Wading Pool Closed to public use, Crystal Lake remains open for your swimming pleasure.
Date: 7/29/2014
Time: 5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
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