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Newport Recreation Department
Martin Recreation Center (The "Hut")
35 Golden Hill Street
Newport, R.I. 02840
401-845-5800

Lenka Capek, Recreation Program Supervisor
Carol Mureddu, Recreation Program Supervisor
Erik Reis, Recreation & Beach Administrator 
 

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Contact Us

Newport Recreation Department
Martin Recreation Center (The "Hut")
35 Golden Hill Street
Newport, R.I. 02840
401-845-5800

Lenka Capek, Recreation Program Supervisor
Carol Mureddu, Recreation Program Supervisor
Erik Reis, Recreation & Beach Administrator 
 

View Public Services Staff Directory »

Recreation

The Recreation Department actively services the entire community through it's various recreation and sports activities, & sports facilities, overseeing the Martin Recreation Center, Cardines Baseball Field, Freebody Park Sports Complex, as well as park activities at smaller ball fields and parks located throughout the city.

Youth Programs

Discover & sign up for our latest program offerings

Adult Activities 

Play like a kid again with our adult recreation offerings

Our Facilities

Explore our public parks, playgrounds, and recreational facilities

Online Registration

Reserve a park, and sign up for seasonal activities & special events all online!

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Newport Outdoors!

Explore the great Newport Outdoors from our smartphone app!

Volunteering

Sign up to help keep Newport active and fit. Become a volunteer with Newport Rec!

Park Rentals

Reserve one of the City's parks for your next practice, tournament, or special event

Community Calendar

Discover opportunities to thrive & play all year round

Harborside Weddings at King Park

Learn how to reserve the City's harborside gazebo at King Park for your wedding

Frequently Asked Questions

Learn about our current offerigns, how to sign up for programs, and information about scholarships

From the Hut

City, AARP Bring FitLot to Aquidneck Park

City, AARP Bring FitLot to Aquidneck Park

NEWPORT, R.I. -- Newport City Council members joined with representatives from AARP Rhode Island on Thursday, July 11th, to mark the opening of a new public fitness park located adjacent to the Edward King House and Newport Public Library in Aquidneck Park.

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Cliff Walk Named

Cliff Walk Named "Best of Rhode Island"

NEWPORT -- Newport’s world-famous Cliff Walk, the most popular tourist attraction in Rhode Island, was recently recognized by Rhode Island Magazine as the “Best Hike in Rhode Island” and “The Best Free Activity in Newport County.”

The Cliff Walk Commission, which oversees the 3.5-mile coastal trail, accepted the award on behalf of the many partners who have devoted their time and talent to caring for the popular attraction. “This is a true honor,” said Cliff Walk Commission Chairman Peter Janaros in offering thanks to all of the volunteers and City staff who care for the Walk throughout the year.

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Improvements Coming to Storer Park!

Improvements Coming to Storer Park!

NEWPORT -- Faced with the prospect of rising tides and heightened storm surge, we're proud to be investing in infrastructure improvements designed to enhance our coastal resilience.

On Tuesday, April 9th, representatives from the City's Department of Utilities held a public informational meeting to discuss one such project: the installation of a tidal gate in Storer Park.

 

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