Category Archives: Sports

All That Jazz Dance registration open

All That Jazz Dance Studio is still accepting registration for the 2019-2020 school year.  Entering their 22nd year, they specialize in building self-esteem and creating a warm, supportive and nurturing environment for all children as they learn the art of dance.

The director, Miss Deb Lifson Vogel is a Newton native and currently has children in the Newton Public Schools.  Please call or email for more information or to register at 617-641-0784, missdeb@allthatjazznewton.com/ or www.allthatjazznewton.com Ask about the free trial classes.

Open Houses: August 28th, 5:30 – 7:00 pm, September 5th,  5:00 – 6:30 pm, September 6th,  4:30 – 6:00 pm, and September 8th, 1:00-2:30 pm.

Kids’ Karate Free Trial Classes

Karate for girls and boys, entry ages 1st – 5th grades. Cost $65.00 per 6-Week Session with free uniform upon enrolling. For information, please visit www.kids-karate.org or call 617- 527-8052.

Free Trial Classes September 13th, 5:00-6:00 pm or September 14th, 10:00-11:00 am
Lasell College

Newton Area Flag Football

The Fall 2019 season begins on September 8th at the recently renovated Daly Field on Nonantum Road. Games take less than one hour and are held on Sundays between 12 and 3 pm. All games are coached, professionally refereed and scored. Registration guarantees each player 8 games, including playoffs. Divisions are available for kids grades K – 10.

More information can be found on the website https://www.newtonareaflagfootball.com/ and on the attached flyer.

NAFFL offers the following:

  • a safe environment and sport
  • respect for rules
  • fun while still being competitive
  • boosts confidence and perseverance
  • builds community
  • weekly exercise
  • an understanding of the importance of playing and working together as a team
    good sportsmanship

Also, NAFFL, dedicated to giving back to the community, donates $10 to the school where players are enrolled, and they will receive $10 off their registration. Register with the coupon code SCHOOL

Newton Area Flag Football

The Fall 2019 season begins on September 8th at the recently renovated Daly Field on Nonantum Road. Games take less than one hour and are held on Sundays between 12 and 3 pm. All games are coached, professionally refereed and scored. Registration guarantees each player 8 games, including playoffs. Divisions are available for kids grades K – 10.

More information can be found on the website https://www.newtonareaflagfootball.com/ and on the attached flyer.

NAFFL offers the following:

  • a safe environment and sport
  • respect for rules
  • fun while still being competitive
  • boosts confidence and perseverance
  • builds community
  • weekly exercise
  • an understanding of the importance of playing and working together as a team
    good sportsmanship

Also, NAFFL, dedicated to giving back to the community, donates $10 to the school where players are enrolled, and they will receive $10 off their registration. Register with the coupon code SCHOOL

BAT’s Fall Basketball Clinic

Boston Athletic Training will be hosting a 4 week basketball clinic for boys and girls ages 7-14. Clinics cater to all levels, as athletes are split up into small groups for these 2 hour sessions. All the details and registration info is listed below.

Sign-up now to reserve your spot!  https://bostonathletictraining.com/current-basketball-programs/. For questions, contact Chaim Andler at Chaim@bostonathletictraining.com
or 857-313-8442.

September 21st, 29th (Sunday), October 5th and 12th,  10:30 am – 12:30 pm
Hyde Community Center (90 Lincoln St., Newton Highlands)
Before August 30th: $200 for 1 athlete and 300 for 2 athletes, then $240 for 1,  $340 for 2 athletes. *There is a $75 Drop in Rate if space available

BAT’s Fall Basketball Clinic

Boston Athletic Training will be hosting a 4 week basketball clinic for boys and girls ages 7-14. Clinics cater to all levels, as athletes are split up into small groups for these 2 hour sessions. All the details and registration info is listed below.

Sign-up now to reserve your spot!  https://bostonathletictraining.com/current-basketball-programs/. For questions, contact Chaim Andler at Chaim@bostonathletictraining.com
or 857-313-8442.

September 21st, 29th (Sunday), October 5th and 12th,  10:30 am – 12:30 pm
Hyde Community Center (90 Lincoln St., Newton Highlands)
Before August 30th: $200 for 1 athlete and 300 for 2 athletes, then $240 for 1,  $340 for 2 athletes. *There is a $75 Drop in Rate if space available

What’s Happening at the Y

Free Summer Saturdays – Try the Y for free every Saturday this summer! Present a valid ID at the welcome desk and your guest fee will be waived.

Summer Membership at the Y – Perfect for college students or those visiting for the summer, the West Suburban YMCA Summer Membership that automatically expires on August 31st. $150 for an individual or $275 for a family (1 or 2 adults plus all children under age 26). Cost is prorated for anyone signing up after June 1st. For more information about summer memberships, contact the Welcome Center at 617-244-6050.

Summer Food Service Program – June 24th – August 16th – The West Suburban YMCA has been selected by the Massachusetts Department of Education as a Summer Food Service Program site. The Summer Food Service Program provides free meals to all children ages 18 and under when school is not in session. Any child in the community can show up and receive a free lunch between the hours of 12:30-1:30 pm at the West Suburban YMCA. Children attending YMCA Camp Pikati are also able to take advantage of the service while at camp.

Summer Swim Lessons for All Ages – It is never too early or too late to learn to swim. Swimming is a lifelong skill that is crucial for both kids and adults. Sign up for swim lessons at the Y, starting with classes for children as young 6 months through teen and adult classes. The Y offers options and session dates for every schedule, including lessons once per week, twice per week, or daily Monday-Friday. Learn more by calling 617-244-6050 ext. 3650 or email Amanda Pierce at Amandap@wsymca.org.

Summer Creative Arts Programs – Fill this summer with singing, dancing, painting, and more! With Creative Arts programs at the Y, youth can explore their creative side through group lessons, unique projects, and exploring what it means to be an artist. Get a little messy in the new Explorations! art program for ages 6-10, jam with a band in our Summer Rock Band program for ages 8+ or sing out loud with our Vocal Workshop for ages 11+. More info at www.wsymca.org/arts/summer.

Summer Sports Programs – Sign up for basketball, soccer, football or ultimate frisbee at the Y! Programs run Monday-Thursday evenings for two-week sessions. View the schedule online at www.wsymca.org or contact Chris Ellison for more information at chrise@wsymca.org.

Adult Fitness Programs – Sign up for one of the Y’s summer fitness classes. Classes run for seven weeks and begin the week of July 8th. Options include TRX suspension training, Boxcon boxing conditioning class, and Metcon functional fitness and strength class. Get motivated by training with a small, dedicated group!

Work at the Y: The West Suburban YMCA is hiring for a variety of full-time and part-time positions in child care and youth development, aquatics, fitness and more. Great benefits, free membership and professional development opportunities. Please contact Laura Snow at lauras@wsymca.org or visit wsymca.org/careers.

Financial Assistance is always available for Y Memberships and Programs. The West Suburban YMCA is a non-profit charitable organization and their mission is to never turn anyone away due to an inability to pay. Please contact the Membership Department at 617-244-6050 ext. 3653 for financial assistance with membership or program participation.

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 www.CrystalLakeConservancy.org or call Janice Bourque at 617-967-0797.

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

Registration is open for the Newton Girls Soccer Summer Clinic

The clinic curriculum will focus on teaching individual techniques and tactics that are vital for all soccer players in a FUN and EXCITING environment. Players will be divided into groups based on age and ability and taught new skills each by experienced Professional Trainers.

For additional details and registration instructions, please visit https://newtongirlssoccer.org/home/programs/camps/.

August 3-Day Vacation Clinic: August 6th – 8th,  9:00 am – 1:00 pm
Weeks Field
Typical Daily Schedule
9:00 – 9:15 – Warm Up – Small Sided Fun Games and Juggling Challenges
9:15 – 10:15 – Technical/Skills Session Theme of the Day
10:15 – 10:45 – Shooting and Finishing Games
10:45 – 11:15 – Snack, Kids Tricks and Coaches Challenge
11:15 – 12:00 – Large group FUN clinic game
12:00 – 1:00 – Small Sided Scrimmage Games

Cost: $240 (3 days); $180 (2 days); $90 (1 day)