News Flash

Posted on: March 31, 2020

Kindness Counts Nominations

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Kindness Counts is BACK and our world could use some positive vibes more than ever right now!

It has been said that no act of kindness, no matter how small, is ever wasted. Here at Newington Parks and Recreation, we couldn’t believe this to be tr...

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Parks & Recreation
Posted on: March 25, 2020

Playground and Court Restrictions

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The Newington Parks and Recreation Department announces, effective immediately as of 2 p.m. on March 31, 2020 and until further notice, all residents are asked to completely stay off all park and school facilities. Park and school facilities include: all ...

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Parks & Recreation
Posted on: April 1, 2020

Parks and Grounds Hiring Seasonal Employees

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The Newington Parks and Recreation Department is recruiting seasonal park staff for spring and summer employment. All applicants should be at least 18 years of age with a valid Connecticut driver’s license. They will be required to perform a var...

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Town of Newington Employment Application Parks & Recreation
Posted on: March 16, 2020

Update on programs in midst of COVID-19

Coronavirus Update

In an effort to help prevent the spread of COVID-19, all Newington Parks and Recreation programs, activities, and events are canceled until further notice. All winter programs that had remaining classes have been refunded for canceled classes in the form ...

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Parks & Recreation
Posted on: March 17, 2020

West Meadow Cemetery Clean Up

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The Newington Parks and Recreation Department announces today that West Meadow Cemetery will begin its spring clean-up in order to clear the cemetery in preparation of the lawn cutting season. The Newington Code of Ordinances, Cemeteries, §194-13...

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Parks & Recreation
Posted on: November 12, 2019

**NEW** Veterans Appreciation Event

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The Newington Parks and Recreation Department is excited to be constructing a Mobile Veterans Memorial that will honor: Veterans, living and deceased, and Active Military service members.  The department is planning to work with Jeff Gambino of I...

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Parks & Recreation
Posted on: December 20, 2017

Online Registration is the way of the future, and the future is NOW!

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The Newington Parks and Recreation Department is excited to announce that online registration is here! In an effort to make the registration process more convenient, accessible and environmentally friendly, we have now made it possible to register for pro...

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Posted on: July 8, 2017

Concussion Information

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Newington Parks and Recreation is dedicated to creating a safe environment for all participants in our programs.

A fact sheet for parents containing information regarding concussions is available by clicking the link below.

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Concussion Information Parks & Recreation