Category Archives: Sports

Newton Parks and Rec Winter programs

Sign up for a class at the Newton South Recreation Complex. Located at Newton South High School, this program offers classes for youth and adults on Sundays from January 7th – February 11th. Sign up for Science Robotics, Quick Start Tennis, Cardio Tennis, Badminton Instruction, Family Badminton, Pickleball, Open Workout, Walking and Weights and more. Registration is available online at activityreg.com then click on Massachusetts, then Newton Parks and Recreation. Email Channon Ames DiCiurcio at cames@newtonma.gov with any questions or check out http://www.newtonma.gov/gov/parks/indoor_recreation_centers/south.asp

December Vacation Programs for children in Kindergarten – 6th grade at the Lower Falls Community Center. It’s like summer camp in the Winter! Enjoy a variety of activities including sports, arts and crafts, inside games, gym, creative writing and more. Each day features a fun special event. Sign up by day or for all 3 days on December 27th, 28th and 29th.  Standard day 8:30 am – 3:30pm or extended day 8:15 am – 5:30 pm available.

Registration is available online at activityreg.com then click on Massachusetts, then Newton Parks and Recreation. Email Channon Ames DiCiurcio at cames@newtonma.gov with any questions or check out http://www.newtonma.gov/gov/parks/vacation.asp.

December School Vacation Camp

No plans for December school vacation week? JCC Greater Boston’s School Vacation Camp offers busy families flexible scheduling, early drop off/extended day, lunch options, and tons of fun.

Kids choose from activities including sports, swimming, arts and crafts, dance, cooking, board games, rock climbing and more. Special highlights include bingo, bowling, talent show, and a New Year’s Eve party with DJ. Come for one day or as many days as you would like!

Everyone welcome. CIT positions for grades 7-9 available at a reduced rate (please call for
details). Early bird rates available. Register at bostonjcc.org/schoolvacations. For more
information, visit bostonjcc.org/schoolvacations , contact schoolvacations@jccgb.org or call 617-558-6529.

December 26th – 29th, 9:00 am – 4:00 pm

Turkey trot on November 18th benefits the Newton Food Pantry

Online registration for the 4th annual Newton Turkey Trot closes on Monday, November 13th!

This event kicks off with a 1 mile kids’ fun run at 8:30 am followed by the 5K race at 9:00 am. See www.newtonturkeytrot.com for information and registration.  Not a runner? Join the fun as a volunteer! Details are in the volunteer section of the website.

New this year – bring a nonperishable food item to bib pick up and our partners at Whole Foods Market will donate too, doubling the donation to the Newton Food Pantry!

Missed the online registration? Sign up at Bib pick up on Thursday, Friday or on Saturday morning before the race. Sign up soon, this race will sell out!

November 18th, 8:30 am kids’ run, 9:00 am 5K

Ski and Snowboard Registration for Newton Parks and Recreation

Learn to ski or snowboard with Newton Parks and Recreation with lessons at Nashoba Valley Ski Area. Transportation from Newton is provided from the Albemarle Field House. This 6 week program runs on Tuesdays for grades 3 – 5 and Fridays for grades 5 – 10 starting January 2nd.

For more information go to www.newtonma.gov/gov/parks and click on Recreation Programs then Skiing for more information. Registration begins online on Tuesday October 24th at www.activityreg.com and has filled quickly in the past. Contact Channon Ames DiCiurcio at cames@newtonma.gov or at 617-796-1529 for more information.

Calling all creative kids and teens!

Explore outstanding options for summer fun at Maine Arts Camp. As we head into the holiday season, it’s time to start thinking about next summer! Located on the beautiful campus of Colby College, Maine Arts Camp is a small overnight camp community that offers inventive 9 to 16-year-olds all the fun of a traditional summer experience combined with exceptional opportunities to pursue their passion across multiple arts disciplines.

Maine Arts campers choose individualized schedules from a wide range covering visual arts, theater, music, dance, culinary arts, robotics, film-making, photography, and individual sports, such as kayaking, hiking, and tennis, With a 3:1 camper to staff ratio, MAC’s team of highly qualified professional educators can give each child the personal attention they need to grow and thrive as an artist and as an individual.
Visit www.maineartscamp.com to learn more and find out what makes Maine Arts Camp so different and so special. If you have any questions, or would like to set up a meeting, please email Camp Director Rick Mades at maineartscamprick@gmail.com or Newton parent Anabel Cable at mainearts.anabel@gmail.com.

Veterans Day Basketball Clinic

ASA Hoops is hosting a Veterans Day Clinic for boys & girls, ages 7-14. These clinics emphasize a healthy balance of fun, skill development and competitive play.

In addition they are offering after school and Saturday skills classes for ages 7-13. Check out all of the classes and clinics here: www.asahoops.com. For questions please email Coachb@asahoops.com.

Veteran’s Day Clinic November 10th, 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
Mackenzie Center, 1337 Centre Street, Newton

Multi-Sports, Basketball & Futsal Evening Clinics for Kids

Come play sports inside at the Williams Gym when the weather gets cold outside. Run by Be Ahead of the Game, these evening clinics are designed to be skill-building with loads of FUN!

Open to all Kindergarten – 7th grade students, Williams alumni, friends and neighbors! So grab a friend or sibling and join the fun!

Session 1 starts the week of November 13th. Sign up by grade level, times vary between 6:00 – 9:00 pm. Don’t miss out, spots are filling up fast!

Open this FLYER for more information and to register!
Mon – Multi-Sports → soccer, basketball, floor hockey, dodgeball, volleyball
Tues – Basketball
Wed – Futsal (soccer) training
Thurs – Futsal (soccer) training

Youth Fitness Program

As children start to play sports at increasingly competitive levels, the game changes and becomes more physical. Flight Performance & Fitness has put together a program specially designed for youths ages 10 and up. With proper strength training and conditioning, kids learn how to move properly and safely, which in turn helps reduce the risk that comes from overuse injuries.  Every session is open to all kids age 10 and over.

Learn more at https://www.flightperformanceandfitness.com/ or email owners/coaches, Jared Collinson jared@flightperformanceandfitness.com and Dylan Gutheil at Dylan@flightperformanceandfitness.com

Cost per Session: $60 / month for 1 x weekly classes; $110 / month for 2 x weekly classes.
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, 4:30 – 5:30 pm

Flight Performance & Fitness
225 Riverview Avenue, Newton

Girls Basketball registration is now open

Registration for the NGBA 2017-2018 season is now open. Please register here: NGBA.

NGBA is a recreational league for Newton girls with fun for beginners and experienced players alike! Games are played on Saturdays for all grades, starting December 1st and continuing into mid-March.

Grades 3-8 practices for 1-hour on one evening during the week (Mon-Thurs). There are no weekday practices for Grade 2. The Grade 2 program is focused on a fun, learning environment.

To obtain additional details and to find out more about the league, visit the NGBA website at http://www.newtongirlsbball.com/.

*Registration Fees and Deadlines:

Grade 2: $145  registration deadline November 14th
Grades 3-8: $175 registration deadline November 14th

Please email registrar@newtongirlsbball.com with any questions.