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

Summer Camp Fair-January 26, 2020-12-4-NNHS cafeteria Info

 *****************************Program Registration Information********************

Newton Parks, Recreation & Culture has launched a new registration website.  We will now be working with MyRec for all of our online registrations.  To register for any of our upcoming classes and programs please go to

Please note that none of the information from our previous site at will carry over so all users will need to create a new account with MyRec. We are very excited about this change and hope you enjoy the many new features and the user friendly site that MyRec offers


NNHS Indoor Recreation Programs

Ice Skating Lessons 2019-2020

"100 years of Parks & Recreation in Newton" - A talk by Commission Member M. Clarke



Community Design for Arts & Culture Committee

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

Levingston Cove Renovation Proposal 

Waban Hill Reservoir


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