ICE RINKS CLOSED
Wednesday, February 7, 2018
Due to the crazy amounts of snow falling, the Skate Shack will be closed in Gardner Memorial Park. Once mother nature has done her thing, we'll clean the ice and re-open on Thursday 2/8/18. Please call the Skate Shack at (802)334-5718 for updates. Read more...
FATHER DAUGHTER DANCE TICKETS ON SALE JANUARY 24
As of 1/26/18: Friday & Saturday night dances are sold out, space still available for Sunday's dance.
Advanced tickets are required and space is limited. Due to the popularity of this event, we are unable to hold tickets or take reservations by Facebook, phone or email. Tickets can be purchased on a first-come, first-serve basis beginning January 24. They go quick! Read more...
DISCOUNT JAY PEAK LIFT & WATER PARK PASSES
Don't let snow banks and cabin fever keep you inside this winter! Get out and explore all the North Country has to offer - at a great price. Our friends at Jay Peak have passed along some amazing deals on water park admission, lift passes and rental gear for the whole family up to 50% off when you order through Newport Parks & Recreation. Gift certificates make great gifts! Read more...
JOIN THE RECREATION COMMITTEE
Consider this a formal invite to any and all who share our passion for parks and recreation! Please join our team as a member of the Newport Recreation Committee. By giving an hour of your time once monthly, you can make a huge contribution to our effort. It’s a great time to share your input and help steer the future of our City! Read more...
FATHER DAUGHTER DANCE
Friday, Saturday & Sunday February 16, 17 & 18, 2018
Girls will always remember their first date, especially when it's with Dad. The Father Daughter Dance is a magical night for her filled with dancing, laughter and lifetime memories. Check your coat at the door and proceed to the dance floor where DJ Double Trouble will be mixing up fun dance songs like "The Funky Chicken," and sentimental ballads like "Butterfly Kisses" to touch Dad's heart. Admission includes fun party favors, delicious and fancy refreshments, craft activities and a professional photo opportunity for one father and one daughter. Advance tickets are required for this event. Tickets on sale January 24th 2018. Read more...
GLOW-IN-THE-DARK EGG HUNT
Friday, March 30, 2018
Guided by flashlight, over 1,000 glowing and non-glowing eggs are hidden around Prouty Beach park. From the upper pines to the waterfront, the Glow Hunt covers almost an acre of darkness. Some eggs contain candy and trinkets but twenty special eggs carry prize tickets for awesome glow-in-the-dark gear like lava lamps, frisbees, puzzles and star packs! Open to ages 9-12, advanced tickets are required. Tickets on sale March 1st 2018.
ANNUAL FAMILY EGG HUNT
Saturday, March 31, 2018
Grab your basket and hop over to Prouty Beach for a springtime party to beat the mud-season melt down! Kids 10 & under can visit with the Easter Bunny, make festive crafts, play games and win EGGscellent prizes. The hunt begins at 11AM sharp with over 2,000 eggs filled with treats, toys and a few extra special prizes hidden inside. Read more...
PRESCHOOL PLAY WORLD
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...