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


October 14 - Newton North Indoor Recreation Programs begin

October 18 & 19- Scarecrow Walk - Nahanton Park

October 18 & 19 - Harvest Fair

October 19 - Paddy's Road Race


Program Satisfaction Survey                 Report A Coyote                      Recreation & Open Space Plan

  

Events Calendar
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Parks & Recreation
Tuesday, September 30, 2014
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Cabot Off-Leash Area Closed
City Departments - Parks
Parks & Recreation - Parks & Amenities
Parks & Recreation - Recreation Off Leash Program
Cabot Off-Leash Area is closed for renovation August 1, 2014 through the Spring of 2015. Opening date TBD.

please visit one of the other off-leash areas:

http://www.newtonma.gov/gov/parks/city/offleash/default.asp
Click Here for more Info
Date: 9/30/2014
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Newton North Recreation Programs
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
Parks & Recreation - Parks & Amenities
Registration for Programs in the North Indoor Recreation Center will begin on October 1, 2014.  The facility will open Monday through Thursday beginning October 14, 2014.  Schedules and other information will be available after October 1, 2014.
Date: 9/30/2014
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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: 9/30/2014
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: 9/30/2014
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: 9/30/2014
Time: 9:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Contact: Nancy Scammon @ 617-796-1506Add to my Outlook Calendar: Calendar Sync
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: 9/30/2014
Time: 9:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Contact: Nancy Scammon @ 617-796-1506Add to my Outlook Calendar: Calendar Sync
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: 9/30/2014
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: 9/30/2014
Time: 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Contact: Nancy Scammon @ 617-796-1506Add to my Outlook Calendar: Calendar Sync