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

 Gath Pool & Crystal Lake Info

August 13 - Picnic & Play in the Park

July 25-Red Sox Night at NNHS

July 26, August 16, September 20 - Vets with Pets
Event at Cold Spring Park Off-leash area

Program Satisfaction Survey                 Report A Coyote                      Recreation & Open Space Plan

  

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Parks & Recreation
Monday, July 28, 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: 7/28/2014
Time: 7:00 AM - 8:00 AM
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Swim Lessons
Parks & Recreation - Gath Pool
Swim Lessons - Main Pool Closed to all other activities.  Wading Pool open 9AM.
Date: 7/28/2014
Time: 9:00 AM - 12:10 PM
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Wading Pool Schedule
Parks & Recreation - Gath Pool
Full Season Wading Pool is open 9AM to 7PM.  This pool is closed during home swim meets on Tuesday nights.
Date: 7/28/2014
Time: 9:15 AM - 7:00 PM
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Cards and Cribbage
Parks & Recreation - Over 55 Recreation Programs
Cribbage: Every Monday, 10-4 in the winter, 10-1 in the summer. 206 Waltham Street Newton MA 02460 (Scandinavian Center) . Bring your lunch. Cards, boards, and coffee provided. Newcomers welcome!
Date: 7/28/2014
Time: 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
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Albemarle Acres Camp Swim
Parks & Recreation - Gath Pool
Albemarle Acres Day Camp Swim.  Pool Closed to public during camp time.
Date: 7/28/2014
Time: 11:30 AM - 12:05 PM
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Adult Only Swim
Parks & Recreation - Gath Pool
Parks & Recreation - Over 55 Recreation Programs
Adult Only Swim and Senior Aerobics,  no children allowed on deck or in the pool.
Date: 7/28/2014
Time: 12:10 PM - 1:00 PM
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Recreation Swim
Parks & Recreation - Gath Pool
Recreation Swim all swimmers welcomed.
Date: 7/28/2014
Time: 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM
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Swim Team Practice
Parks & Recreation - Gath Pool
Newton Swim Team practice.  Main Pool Closed to all other use.  Wading Pool remains open during practice.  at 6PM Swim Team will have practice in 3 lanes for the older children on the team.
Date: 7/28/2014
Time: 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM
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Recreation Swim
Parks & Recreation - Gath Pool
Evening Recreation Swim is limited to Shallow end of pool and the diving well/water slide.  pool will remain set up for lap swimming with 3 lanes dedicated to adult only lap swimming and 3 to 15 and older recreation swim team practice.
Date: 7/28/2014
Time: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
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