FACILITIES CLOSING ON COLUMBUS DAY
Monday, October 9, 2017
Prouty Beach Campground and the Newport City Dock will be closed for the season after Columbus Day. For information on either facility or to make a reservation, call the Parks & Recreation main office at (802)334-6345.
PLAY WORLD BEGINS WEDNESDAY 10/12!
We can't wait to see all of our little friends at the Newport Municipal Gym on Monday, Wednesday and Fridays for play group! This is a free program open to children age 0-6. Please share with friends! Read more...
CANDY DONATIONS NEEDED!
Drop bins are out and ready to be filled for our annual candy drive! If your family plans to trick-or-treat on Main Street during the Monster Bash in Newport, please consider making a donation to support the event. Collection bins can be found at our office, at Newport City and Derby elementary schools, Kinney Drugs, Rite Aid, Price Chopper and Vista. Read more...
SEASONAL SLIP & MOORING RENEWALS DUE
Wednesday, November 1, 2017
Policies and procedures for seasonal slips and moorings at the Newport City Dock have been overhauled for 2018 to satisfy Mooring Ordnance #114 and improve dock operations. A signed acceptance of the Seasonal Boat Slip & Mooring Lease Agreement is required by November 1 to be considered for the upcoming season. Renewals can be submitted directly to the Dock Office until Columbus Day. After October 9th, applications, deposits and payments must be delivered or mailed to the Newport Parks & Recreation main office. Read more...
4v4 BASKETBALL LEAGUE REGISTRATIONS DUE
Wednesday, November 8, 2017
Indoor basketball leagues are hosted throughout winter in the Newport Municipal Gym. These friendly, competitive 4v4 leagues accept teams of all skill levels and abilities age 16+. Teams of 6-8 must register by November 8th. Read more...
HALLOWEEN MONSTER BASH
Saturday, October 28th
Mummies and deadies, boos and ghouls! Creep over to Newport for tricks, treats, games and activities for the whole family! Each year, Newport Parks & Recreation and a group of local organizations host an Annual Monster Bash on the Saturday before Halloween. Read more...
PRESCHOOL PLAY WORLD
Begins Wednesday, October 11, 2017
Monday, Wednesdays & Fridays | 9:30-11:30AM
When the weather turns cold, the Newport Municipal Gym transforms to an indoor playground fit for the tiniest people in the Kingdom. Preschool Play World is a free, drop-in playgroup where babies, toddlers and caregivers can gather to socialize and explore in a fun environment. Geared toward children age zero to six years, the program promotes imaginative play and healthy exercise with many activities and toys. Read more...
Community Bingo will be hosted on the 3rd Tuesday of each month in the Community Center, located on the ground floor of the Newport Municipal Building. Open to all ages from 1:00-3:00PM. Cards cost 50 cents each, with cash prizes. For more information, email Esther Searles or call (802)754-6642.
ADULT SPORTS & PROGRAMS
Newport Parks & Recreation believes in healthy and active lifestyles for all ages. A variety of adult programs are hosted in partnership with outside organizations and volunteers who have a passion to share with our community. If you're interested in leading an adult program through our department, please contact us. Our current schedule includes the following programs for adults age 16+. Read more...