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Parks and Recreation

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:

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.

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

Events & Programs:

Newton Festival of the Arts

Program Satisfaction Survey                 Report A Coyote                      Recreation & Open Space Plan


Events Calendar
Parks & Recreation
Wednesday, May 6, 2015
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Field Conditions
Parks & Recreation - Field Use Conditions
Parks & Recreation - Forte Park
Parks & Recreation - Halloran Sports & Recreation Complex
The Maintenance Division has opened all natural grass surfaces to use.  Please keep in mind some areas are still a little soft and need to be avoided but the majority of the fields are in usable condition.  We will be improving the fields as the weather keeps cooperating and we can get vehicles and equipment onto the sites to groom areas.  If rain occurs, please check this site for updated information.  The following fields are closed to use for field renovation:
Brown/Oak Hill #1 & #2 soccer fields
South High Softball - Outfield closed to soccer use, softball may play
Tiger Drive Field on Walnut Street NNHS
Date: 5/6/2015
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Fitness Center Activities
Parks & Recreation - Newton North Fitness Center
Parks & Recreation - NNHS Recreation
Access begins at 6:30pm.  Registration required, check in at front control desk next to the school elevator.
Date: 5/6/2015
Time: 6:30 PM - 9:30 PM
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Newton Swim Team Practice
Parks & Recreation - Newton North Swimming Pool
Parks & Recreation - NNHS Recreation
Newton Bluefish Swim Team Practice
9 & 10 - 6:30-7:30
13 & Older - 7:30-9:00
Date: 5/6/2015
Time: 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
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