Centennial Dog Park is now open! It was established in 2016 as a partnership between the City of Newton, Rotary Club, Caring Hands Humane Society, and Newton Dog Park Project.
Ongoing fundraising for the park will go toward the purchase of shelters, benches and other amenities. Tax-deductible donations may be made to Caring Hands Humane Society, with memo line: “Newton Dog Park Project,” or online at www.newtondogpark.com.
As part of the fundraising efforts, the Rotary Club will install personalized brick pavers at the entry gates. Bricks can be purchased to honor your family, business or canine companions. Download an order form here.
Mark your calendar for these great summer events:
Cookie Daze 5K
June 30-July 2
NMAAC Softball Tournament
Athletic Park and Washington Park
Cars in the Park
Headin' for Home 5K
NRC 5K/ Fun Run
United Way Softball Tournament
Centennial Park and Washington Park
For more local events see tonewton.com.
Work in Progress
Staff trim trees in Athletic Park. In 2015, staff pruned 180 trees and removed 84 trees from parks and rights of way, most because of disease or damage. More photos
The Mission of the Park Division is to provide quality facilities for passive and organized recreation and to enhance the aesthetic appeal of the community.
Park and cemetery staff maintain over 650 acres of parks, cemeteries, waterways, rights-of-way, bike paths and other acreage. More Information