Parks, Recreation and Culture Department


  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.



 246 Dudley Rd, Kennard Park, Newton 02459

 Office Hours:  8:30am-5:00pm  Monday-Friday

Robert J. DeRubeis Commissioner


Marc Welch

Deputy Commissioner



Events & Programs


Free, Fun filled, Family Event-  Postponed due to bad weather.

Crystal Lake Public Health Advisory- August 15, 2019 - Open at 2pm

Gath Pool 

 Farmers Market



Community Design for Arts & Culture Committee

Newton Center for Active Living (NEWCAL) - Community Update and Upcoming Meetings

Levingston Cove Renovation Proposal 

Waban Hill Reservoir


Report A Coyote             Recreation & Open Space Plan         

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