NEWPORT RECREATION COMMITTEE OPENINGS
We are motivated by the community that surrounds us, and inspired by your ideas. Consider this a formal invite to any and all who share our passion for parks and recreation! The City of Newport is seeking both resident and non-resident applicants to fill vacancies on the Newport Recreation Committee. By giving an hour of your time once monthly, you can make a huge contribution to our effort. At meetings we discuss upcoming events, facility improvements, long and short term goals, volunteer opportunities and much more. It’s a great time to share your input and help steer the recreational future of our City. Read more...
PRESCHOOL PLAY WORLD BEGINS WEDNESDAY OCTOBER 10th
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...
FALL PHOTO CONTEST WINNERS
The Fall Foliage Festival on Saturday, September 29th was a great success! THANK YOU to all the artists who submitted photos in the competition this year. The judges had an absolute blast deciding the winners and decided to add a list of honorable mentions (these are photos that were debated over). The judges felt that these photos deserved some recognition as well. Winning photos will be on display in the Goodrich Memorial Library during the month of October.
"Fall Time Drive," Rick Desrochers
"Picture-Window," Sue Tester
"Going with the Flow in the NEK," Garett Draper
"Fall Harvest," Alishia Cleveland
"Peace," Christopher Roy
"Reflections of Willoughby," Rick Desrochers
"The Stop Over," Jo Daggett
"Vermont's Most Moooving Family," Garret Draper
"St. Mary's," Jason Griffith
"Groton Morning," Simeon Pol
PEOPLE'S CHOICE AWARD: "Galaxy of Holland Pond," Rick Desrochers
HALLOWEEN MONSTER BASH
Saturday, October 27th
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...
Community Bingo will be hosted on the 3rd Monday 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...