- TripBuzz found 636 things to do with kids in or near Newton, Massachusetts, including 618 fun activities for kids in nearby cities within 25 miles like Boston, Salem, Lowell and Cambridge.
- From Newton Center Park & Playground to Gath Memorial Pool, the Newton area offers 118 different types of family activities, including: Parks, Movie Theaters, History Museums and Playgrounds.
- Comprised of thirteen smaller villages, the city of Newton is located less than ten miles from downtown Boston. The city is a growing residential and tourist community, home to a popular historic district, award winning schools and many shopping and dining selections. The city has consistently ranked as one of America's Best Places to Live by Money Magazine for many years.
The Newton Center Park & Playground features five clay tennis courts, regulation and junior baseball fields, elementary soccer fields, basketball court, play area with swings, and fenced toddler play area with swings and a recreation center.
Founded in 1998, Exxcel Gymnastics & Climbing is a gymnastics and climbing school that offers a large selection of classes and programs for its students. Classes are available for individuals ranging from toddlers to 18 year-olds.
Charles River Canoe & Kayak offers canoes, kayaks, stand-up paddleboards and more boat types for rental. This full-service shop also carries new and used boat types for purchase, and free demos are offered. Shuttled river trips are an option, and group bookings are available.
Boating in Boston serves the Lakes District of the Charles River, and offers rentals of various kinds of watercraft, including canoes, kayaks, and stand up paddle boards. The facility also offers classes and tours.
There are many activities that Cold Spring Park hosts, with different areas for tennis, soccer, basketball and softball. A running trail circles the park, which also contains a dog park as well as a seasonal farmer's market.
Blockbusters and classics can be found at the Showcase Super Lux Movie Theater. Seats are extra wide and plush, each equipped with a call button so guests can order food and drink at any time during the movie.
Consisting of a large pond surrounded by woodland, Hammond Pond Reservation offers visitors recreational activities like hiking and fishing. The trail at the pond passes by caves, groves, swamps, gardens, and more.
Puddlestompers Nature Exploration is a nature exploration company that provides child drop-off programs, educational classes for people of all ages, and a summer camp for youths. The company also provides birthday party packages.
Showcase SuperLux aims to change how we experience movies. A full dining experience with wait-staff is available in-theater. From steaks to seafood the executive chef prepared menu has something for everyone. Enjoy a wine-pairing with your dinner and movie.