The City of Newton's Parks & Recreation are managed by the Community Services Division.
Newton has five city parks, one municipal golf course, three neighborhood parks, four recreational areas, one swimming pool, and one undeveloped park. You can learn more about the parks, golf course, and recreational areas by clicking here. Parks & Recreation in the City of Newton is managed by two separate divisions, the Parks Operations Division and the Recreation Division.
Newton is also home to an eight-mile hike and bike trail extending from near the intersection of I-80 and Highway 14 to Woodland Park. The trail connects Maytag Park, Newton High School, Aurora Park, Agnes Patterson Park/Newton Arboretum and Woodland Park. A map of the trail system can be found by clicking this link.