Newman School

Newman Elementary School is complete with two playgrounds; one larger and one smaller, both including swings and slides. The larger playground also has a gaga ball pit and many things to climb on! There are basketball and tennis courts, a baseball field, and large open fields to run around and play on. There is also trail access with open water to experience some local wildlife in Needham!

Location & Parking

  • Address: 1155 Central Avenue
    Needham, MA 02492
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Please Note: Addresses for some fields and playgrounds are private residences or business addresses as the actual fields and playgrounds do not have physical addresses.

Parking Information

Do not block the tennis bang board when parking. Groups using Newman #3 should park to the left of the Newman School and walk through the path to the field. There is no parking on Central Avenue or the berm adjacent to the field.

Site Amenities

  • Three youth diamonds (Cusick Field located on Central Avenue)
  • Playground ages: 3 to 6 and ages 5 to 12
  • Tennis courts
  • Parking: In school parking lot to left of building.
  • Shade: Some shade
  • Water Bubbler: No
  • Bathrooms: No
  • Fencing: Yes
  • Picnic Tables: No
  • Grills: No

Preschool Playground

  • Age Group: Ages 2-5
  • Equipment: Small structure, spring toys, swings, crawl tunnel, play house
  • Special Notes: None are available during school hours. Playground donated by Preschool parents.

Kindergarten Playground

  • Age Group: Ages 2-5
  • Equipment: Small structure, spring toys, crawl tunnel, play house, sandbox
  • Special Notes: None are available during school hours. Playground donated by Newman PTC.

Grade 1-5 Playground

  • Age Group: 5-12
  • Equipment: Large wooden structure, swings,  basketball courts, tennis courts
  • Special Notes: None are available during school hours. Playground donated by Newman PTC.
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