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.

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

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

Program Satisfaction Survey                 Report A Coyote                      Recreation & Open Space Plan


Events Calendar
Parks & Recreation
Wednesday, November 26, 2014
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Cabot Off-Leash Area Closed
City Departments - Parks
Parks & Recreation - Parks & Amenities
Parks & Recreation - Recreation Off Leash Program
The Cabot 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:
Click Here for more Info
Date: 11/26/2014
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Newton North Recreation Program Closed
Parks & Recreation - Newton North Competition Gym
Parks & Recreation - Newton North Fitness Center
Parks & Recreation - Newton North Simulated Outdoor Area
Parks & Recreation - Newton North Swimming Pool
Parks & Recreation - NNHS Recreation
Newton North Indoor Recreation Center is closed for the Thanksgiving Weekend.  We will reopen December 1, 2014
Date: 11/26/2014
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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: 11/26/2014
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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: 11/26/2014
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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: 11/26/2014
Time: 7:00 AM - 8:00 AM
Contact: Nancy Scammon @ 617-796-1506Add to my Outlook Calendar: Calendar Sync