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Due to Governor Brown's announcement on November 13, 2020, the Newport Recreation Center and Aquatic Center is closed from November 18, 2020 to December 2, 2020 or until further notice. The 60+ Activity Center will remain closed until Phase 3

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225 SE Avery St, Newport, OR 97365



Rec.Center Closures

New Year's Day - January 1st
Memorial Day - May 25th
Independence Day - July 4th
Labor Day - September 7th
Thanksgiving Day - November 26th
Christmas Eve - December 24th - close at 2pm
Christmas Day - December 25th
New Years Eve - Close at 5pm

Out of School Program

Newport Parks and Recreation has expanded its out of school care offerings to offer parents more options during the school year. With online school, parents are trying to juggle having to go to work while also having a safe place for children to learn. Newport Parks and Recreation wants to help!

Click here for Registration. Select Youth Activities, and then Child Care Programs/Camps

Newport Parks and Recreation Out of School Program will provide a reliable and consistent place for children to learn, as well as participate in safe and socially enriching activities.

Our rooms will feature stable pods of 10 children and may grow if safety guidelines allow. Limited spots are available now and interest lists are being taken for additional spots. Newport Parks and Recreation is working closely with the Lincoln County School District to ensure our program is what our students need.

How long will the program continue in the current format?

Our intent is to continue the program in this format until the Lincoln County School District changes the format for school time. We are prepared to adjust the program as new guidelines for care are announced.

Will programs be modified to assist with health and safety?

Smaller, stable groups will be maintained. At this time, each class will have a maximum of 10 kids with the same staff. Activities and classrooms will support physical distancing, striving to maintain six (6) feet between participants. All staff and participants, age 5 and up, will be required to wear face masks or face coverings. Restroom areas will have enhanced cleaning. Staff members will be trained in disinfecting and cleaning procedures for classrooms.

Will staff assist with schoolwork?

Staff members will be able to provide support for learning but are not certified teachers. They will work to keep students on-task and engaged when distance learning is taking place, encourage students to complete classwork, and monitor for progress toward assignments. Staff members will not be responsible for submitting school assignments or completing work given online by a licensed instructor.

General Program Information

  • Children will be dropped off and picked up at the 2nd street entrance.
  • Drop-off must be completed by 8:00 am unless previous arrangements have been made.
  • Pick-up must be made by 5:45 unless previous arrangements have been made
  • Parents/Guardians are not allowed into the building when dropping off or picking up children.
  • Currently, this is an all-day program only, from 7:45am-5:30pm, Monday - Friday
  • No drop-ins are allowed. Pre-registration is mandatory.
  • Currently, registration is for a full week only – no partial registration. This may change as the School District adjusts its format.
  • If a child does not attend for 3 days in a row, their spot may be given to someone on the waiting list unless previous arrangements have been made.
  • No refunds will be given for children missing full or partial days of the program.
  • Registration is not complete without payment in advance.
  • If children are not registered properly with payment, they will not be allowed into the program

Please contact our Recreation Programs Specialist with questions - 541-265-4859.