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Park & Recreation
The Park and Recreation Commission and Department provides year-round recreation opportunities and leisure services for Needham residents of all ages. The goal is to provide opportunities that are safe and fun, and promote healthy living.

Park and Recreation is proud of the benefits that recreation and parks provide to our community, including environmental, economic, community and personal benefits.
Summer 2014 Programming and Events:


**The 2014 Session 3 and Session 4 swim lesson schedule has been posted.
    Registration for Session 3 and Session 4 begins on:
       - Tuesday, July 15th for residents 
       - Wednesday, July 16th for non-residents

------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------Summer Program Registration began on TUESDAY, MAY 13th.

Register Online
Go directly to our
online registration website.
From here you may register online for any of the programs we offer. Please use the menu at the left to view and/or register for any activity we offer, and always remember to print your receipt at the end of your transaction. It will serve as your confirmation as well as listing all important information relative to each program - nothing will be mailed from the Park and Recreation office.


Download and print your copy of the 2014 SUMMER BROCHURE!
The Park and Recreation Department no longer mails a paper brochure to every residence in Needham, and will only print a limited number of the brochures each season.
Printed brochures will be available at the Park and Recreation Office, the Town Managers Office in Town Hall, the Needham Public Library, the Police Department-Dispatch Desk and the NEW Center at the Heights.

To view the Archive of Past Brochures, please CLICK HERE, and select the season/ year you would like to view.

Rosemary Pool Study

CLICK HERE to download a copy of the Rosemary Pool Study

We also wanted to share our summer staff YouTube videos with the town...ENJOY!

  • The Summer Program Staff went with the popular idea of creating a video to a very famous song as a way to welcome participants and their families to the summer:
    View the Summer Program Staff video
  • The Rosemary Pool staff decided to create a video of memorable moments from the past season as a fun way to wind down and reflect on all the fun of the summer:
    View the Rosemary Pool Staff video
Patricia M. Carey
CPRP, Director

Public Services Administration Building
500 Dedham Ave.
Needham, MA 02492

Ph: (781) 455-7550, press 3
Fx: (781) 453-2510

Monday - Friday
8:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.