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

Events & Programs:

Indoor Farmers Market, Tuesday, Hyde Community Center, 90 Lincoln St., 1pm-5pm

Newton North Indoor Recreation Programs

Newton South Indoor Recreation Programs

December Vacation Camp

Ski & Snowboard Program


Ice Skating Lessons

Summer Camp Fair- Sunday January 25, 2015-NNHS
****Camp Registration Information****

Program Satisfaction Survey                 Report A Coyote                      Recreation & Open Space Plan

  

Events Calendar
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Parks & Recreation
Monday, December 22, 2014
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Off-Leash Areas Closed
City Departments - Parks
Parks & Recreation - Parks & Amenities
Parks & Recreation - Recreation Off Leash Program
Braceland Playground is closed for the winter- reopens March 15, 2015

Claflin Playground is closed for the winter- reopens March 15, 2015

Cabot Park Off-Leash Area is closed through the Spring of 2015.
Opening date TBD.  Renovations are complete, the area is closed to give the grass and trees a healthy start.

Please visit one of the other off-leash areas:

http://www.newtonma.gov/gov/parks/city/offleash/default.asp
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Date: 12/22/2014
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Natural Grass Fields Closed
Parks & Recreation - Field Use Conditions
Parks & Recreation - Forte Park
Parks & Recreation - Halloran Sports & Recreation Complex
Parks & Recreation - Parks & Amenities
The Newton Parks and Recreation Department has closed all natural turf fields for further use until after spring thaw.  Please keep off to avoid damage.
Date: 12/22/2014
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No Skating
Parks & Recreation - Field Use Conditions
Parks & Recreation - Outdoor Skating Auburndale
Parks & Recreation - Parks & Amenities
There is no Safe Skating in natural area in Newton.
Date: 12/22/2014
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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: 12/22/2014
Time: 7:00 AM - 8:00 AM
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Cards and Cribbage
Parks & Recreation - Over 55 Recreation Programs
Cribbage: Every Monday, 10-4 in the winter, 10-1 in the summer. 206 Waltham Street Newton MA 02460 (Scandinavian Center) . Bring your lunch. Cards, boards, and coffee provided. Newcomers welcome!
Date: 12/22/2014
Time: 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Contact: Nancy Scammon @ 617-796-1506Add to my Outlook Calendar: Calendar Sync
Playgroup for Toddlers
Newton - Events - Community Events
City Departments - Parks
Parks & Recreation - Parks & Amenities
 Location: Nahanton Park Nature Center - 455 Nahnaton St

Drop in playgroup for Mom, Dad, Grandparents

Nannies & Toddlers ages 3 and under

Great Space & Tiny tot toys

(program follows the school calendar)

Date: 12/22/2014
Time: 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Contact: Bonnie @ 617-332-2686Add to my Outlook Calendar: Calendar Sync
Introduction to Gymnastics
Parks & Recreation - Newton North Simulated Outdoor Area
Pilot introduction to Gymnastics program for boys.  Lead instructor is NNHS Boys Gymnastics Coach Bill Martin.
Date: 12/22/2014
Time: 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
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