Category Archives: Sports

Boston Athletic Training Open House

The upcoming open house will include free group training, prize giveaways and information about summer programming. BAT offers training for all athletes in both Speed + Agility and Strength & Conditioning. They also offer high quality skills training for both football and basketball players!

All athletes ages 8+

June 22nd, 4:00 – 5:00 pm
Newton South High School, 140 Brandeis Road

Paddles and Picnics

The Crystal Lake Conservancy and the Newton Parks and Recreation Department invite you to come to a Sunday afternoon of activities on Crystal Lake.

Participants may sign up for half hour slots between 1:00 – 4:30 pm to enjoy the pleasures of canoeing/kayaking/paddle boarding. A lifeguard will be on duty and all participants will be required to wear life jackets and sign a waiver. Children under 16 must be accompanied by an adult while on the water.

A $15 donation per canoe/kayak/paddleboard supports the Crystal Lake Conservancy’s efforts to keep Crystal Lake healthy. To learn more, visit or call Janice Bourque at 617-967-0797.

June 16th (rain date June 23rd), 1:00 – 5:00 pm
20 Rogers Street, Newton Highlands

Newton Girls Soccer

Did you know that more than 1300 girls and 250 volunteers participate in Newton Girls Soccer each season? NGS strives to give each player the opportunity to learn and play soccer in a supportive and rewarding environment that emphasizes fun, individual skills development, teamwork and sportsmanship, all at a level that fits her interest and ability.

Registration is open for the Fall 2019 Juniors and City Soccer Programs at

The NGS Juniors and City programs offer a recreation-focused soccer experience that emphasizes fun, health and exercise and is open to girls entering Kindergarten through 9th grade who live in or attend school in Newton. Players of all skill levels are welcome to register.

As a community-based program, each team includes a mix of girls from multiple neighboring schools. However, they honor one mutual friend request per player for girls registered by August 1st and make every effort to place players on a team with at least one schoolmate. For additional details and registration instructions, please visit

Summer Art Programs at the Y

The West Suburban Y is offering five different weeks of full-day programming, including an introductory arts and music workshop (Explorations!), a deeper dive into the music business (Rock Band), and an opportunity for singers 10+ to learn both a cappella and Broadway repertoire (Vocal Workshop).

Youth of all ages are welcome, and there’s a program for everyone!  For more information and to sign up, click Financial Assistance is also available for all programs. Visit

Looking for Summer and Next Fall dance class options?

All That Jazz Dance Studio in Nonantum is still accepting registration for their award winning dance classes! It is not too late to sign up for dance camp in August and summer session running in July and August.

Registration for the 2019-2020 school year is ongoing as well. Please contact Miss Deb Lifson Vogel (a fellow Newton Parent!) at or 617-641-0784 for more information about this wonderful dance community.

Register online at!

Ride for the Centre Street Food Pantry! Cyclists needed!

Want a fun way to motivate yourself to workout AND do something meaningful for your neighbors? Join this year’s Ride for Food on October 6th!

Register today to meet your team and begin recruiting sponsors.  To learn more visit or contact CSFP Team Captain Katherine Ballas at You can learn more about the Centre Street Food Pantry at

Newton Mustangs Charity Golf Tournament

Golfers, get your foursome ready! Sign up today for the Newton Mustangs Charity Golf Tournament. Go to

June 17th
Sandy Burr Country Club

Run the Village Day 5K

Calling all runners, joggers and walkers! Join other Newton students and parents, friends and neighbors at the Newton Highlands Village Day 5K. It’s a low-key, family-friendly, all abilities run starting and ending at the Hyde Center in Newton Highlands. Many kids run their first 5K at this event which is such a great accomplishment. (It’s also fun to watch kids trying to out sprint their parents at the finish!)

Village Day in the Highlands follows at 11:00 am with all sorts of great activities — from bands to food to free inflatables and more. Registration is $30.oo per adult, $15.00 per child.

Register online here: Online registrations before May 26th are guaranteed a t-shirt in their size. Contact Maureen Oates at if you have any questions! Happy running!

June 9th, 10:00 am

Newton Parks and Recreation summer camps

Now is the time to register for a Newton Parks and Recreation summer camp! Check out the programs at and click on Camps. You can register online at or call 617-796-1500 for more information. These programs still have openings:

  • Kids Korner ages 3 – 5.  A great introduction to summer camp. Located at the Burr Park Community Center.
  • Albemarle Acres grades 1 – 6.  Group activities and swimming at Gath Pool. Located at the Horace Mann School.
  • Centre Acres grades 1 – 6. Group activities and swimming at Crystal Lake. Located at the Newton Centre Hut.
  • Outdoor Adventure grades 2 – 6.  Outdoor discovery and canoeing. Located at Nahanton Park on the Charles River.
  • Thundercat Sports ages 7 – 12. Learn the skills to play a variety of different sports each day. Located at Pellegrini Park.
  • Specialty Camp at Peirce School grades 2 – 8.  Specialty weeks that are still open include Ultimate Frisbee (grades 2-8), Puppet Lab (grades 3-8), Beyond Beginner Chess (grades 2-8), Mad Science (grades 2-6), or Science Robotics (grades 2-6). Located at Peirce School.
  • Acres in the Falls grades 5 – 8. Choice activities with field trips and swimming at Crystal Lake. Located at the Brigham House.
  • Counselor in Training Programs grades 8 – 11. Participate in a 2 or 3 week session to develop your camp counselor skills. Programs are available at several of our camp sites.

Boston Athletic Training Summer Programs Overview

Basketball Skills, Football Skills, Speed & Agility and S&C for boys and girls ages 7+.  Sessions available from June 30th –  August 30th. Click here to check out the Programs and to REGISTER.

For any questions, please contact Chaim Andler at 857-313-8442 or