Category Archives: Sports

Newton’s Pre-K and Kindergarten Soccer Fall Registration Is Open

Registration is now open for our Fall season. The program is available to all Newton students entering Kindergarten this Fall or, for our Pre-K league, who will be entering Kindergarten in September 2024. This program is a unique opportunity for children and families to become acquainted with others who attend or will attend the same Newton school as other children in the neighborhood. Visit now!

CLICK HERE to view our flyer.

Charles River Aquatics Beginning Swim Lessons and Basic Water SafetyCharles River Aquatics 

Join CRA for Beginning Swim Lessons & Basic Water Safety!

Charles River Aquatics (CRA) has partnered with the Commonwealth of Massachusetts Department of Conservation and Recreation (DCR) as a site for the 2023 Water Safety Initiative.  CRA will provide beginner swimming lessons with the goal of creating a safer environment for all patrons at public beaches and pools across the Commonwealth. 

At CRA, we believe that knowing how to swim is a basic life skill– one that everyone should have for safety and for fun.  CRA is offering 4 day crash courses* in Basic Water Safety June 5-29, 2023 to prepare for the summer season ahead.

The Water Safety Initiative lessons offered by CRA are funded with a grant from the DCR.  There is no cost to participants

This program is open to anyone age 4 and up.

Located at the Boston Sports Institute, 900 Worcester St., Wellesley

Dates:  June 5-8; 12-15; 19-22; 26-29

To Register:


*Note—This program is not designed as part of regular CRA Instructional Swim Programming and is not intended for those already enrolled in CRA lessons.  

Bike Rodeo for grades K-6, May 7th

Sunday, May 7th at Newton South High School

Celebrate biking at the 3rd Annual Bike Rodeo in Newton! MA Safe Routes to Schools instructors will teach and review bike riding skills.  Volunteers from Bike Newton and the Newton Safe Routes to Schools Task Force will share information about making sure your body and bicycle are ready to ride, road signs, hand signals, and more. 

Register here:

This program is for students in Kindergarten through 6th grade at Newton Schools who are comfortable riding a bike independently.  Each participant:
-needs to bring their own bike.  Please make sure the bike fits the child and is in usable condition (chain is intact, brakes work, tires are not flat, etc)
-needs to bring and wear a properly fitting helmet.
-must have a parent or adult present for the duration of the program.  Adults, we want you to learn with your child to encourage the skills learned when you go home.

Parents/adults will have an opportunity to meet with volunteers from Bike Newton and Newton Safe Routes to Schools to learn more about biking opportunities in Newton.

NGS is pleased to offer an opportunity for girls in grades 9 – 12 to join a BAYS travel soccer team this spring. This is intended to be a low-key, fun soccer experience.

REGISTER NOW Deadline: April 8, 2023

Season dates: This is a 7-week season. Games are played at Nahanton Field on Sunday afternoons (after 1 pm).  The season starts Sunday, April 23 and ends June 11, 2022. High School Games will NOT be scheduled for Memorial Day weekend (May 28).

Practice: Teams will practice once per week. Date & Time TBD.

Fee: $160

Level/Format: BAYS, Division 3, 7v7 team.

Eligibility: Players must have been born on or after 1/1/2003 AND be in 12th, 11th, 10th, or 9th grade (no PG players).  Players must live in or attend school in Newton.

Registration: Register through our Sports Connect site.  NGS policies, calendar and more can be found on our website.  Registration deadline is April 8.  Please register early, if possible, to help us with our planning.  

Questions? Email

We look forward to seeing you on the field!

Newton SouthEast Little League Spring T-ball Registration Now Open

NSELL offers a fun and exciting t-ball program for kindergartners and rising kindergarteners.The season runs from late April through the end of the school year and the league serves players who reside or attend schools within district boundaries of Memorial-Spaulding, Mason-Rice, Bowen, Angier, Countryside and Zervas.
Click here to register. Questions? Contact the league by Email or check out our Website.

Kids’ Karate – Free Trial Class

Saturday, March 4, 10:00-11:00 a.m.; entry ages 1st – 5th grades, girls and boys; $79 per 7-Week Session; free uniform upon enrolling; at Lasell University; for more information, please leave message at (617) 527-8052,

Tennis lessons for kids and adults

Newton Parks, Recreation and Culture is offering tennis lessons for kids and adults and new this summer tennis camps for kids.

See all the offerings :

Kindergarten Soccer – Spring Registration is OPEN to Newton Pre-K and Kindergarten Children

Register by March 1st for the spring season!

  • Pre-K League: for Newton children who are entering kindergarten in the fall of 2023
  • Kindergarten League: for current Newton kindergartners

Since 1993, Kindergarten Soccer has been introducing children to soccer in a fun and non-competitive environment where girls and boys develop friendships, learn teamwork and gain confidence.

We play on Saturday mornings at the Oak Hill Middle School fields, starting April 29th and will run for six (6) weeks.

Join us and meet other families in your neighborhood!

Game times are based on school assignment and will be communicated after teams are created (in early April).

Kindergarten Soccer is a program created and hosted by the Zervas Elementary School PTO since 1993.

Newton Southeast Little League Spring Registration is Now Open

Newton’s Southeast Little League (NSELL) offers fun and exciting baseball programs for players in grade K through 6. Rising kindergarteners are welcome in our T-ball program. The season runs from late April through the end of the school year and the league serves players who reside or attend schools within district boundaries of Memorial-Spaulding, Mason-Rice, Bowen, Angier, Countryside and Zervas.

Register by February 18th to ensure your child’s space.
Click here to register. Questions? Contact the league by Email or check out our Website.


Learn to play North America’s oldest team sport and the fastest game on two feet!  Newton Youth Lacrosse 2023 season registration is now open for boys in 1st through 8th grades, and beginners of any age are welcome!

NYL is dedicated to providing Newton boys and their families with a community-based developmental lacrosse program.  Boys will have an opportunity to learn the game of lacrosse while being placed on evenly balanced teams to play against neighboring townswe focus on equal playing time for all, and emphasize learning, mentorship, sportsmanship, and above all, fun!  We welcome NEW players at any age or grade (we typically have many new middle school players each year). Financial aid is available for qualifying families. 

Practices start in March and end in June, and games are played on Sundays starting in April.  Learn more about the program here: and register at

Please contact Jason Boggs with any questions about the program or to be connected with a current NYL parent: