Parks & Recreation

Mission Statement:
To create quality recreation and leisure opportunities strengthening the community through people, parks and programs.

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If you would like to use our parks, a parking permit is required

RESIDENTS are able to get parking permits for their vehicles free of charge.
NON-RESIDENTS must pay a $150 fee per parking permit.
To acquire a parking permit, you must bring a form of identification, registration for your vehicle, and a proof of residence (utility bill no older than three months) to our office.
Please call if you have any questions

**A parking permit does not give you access to our launch, beach, or pool. Memberships are sold separately.**


Newtown Park Gift Fund

As a governmental department Newtown Parks and Recreation programs and services are limited monetarily. We do our best to provide high quality recreation programs and well maintained parks, camps, trails and open space for the citizens of Newtown while constrained by our budgetary limits. A gift to the Parks and Recreation Department is a gift to the community and citizens of Newtown.

We accept general monetary or material donations you may wish to donate for a special project or cause. Please call the office if you would like suggestions on the designated funds.

38th Annual Tree Lighting at Ram Pasture Donation for Tree Bulb or Luminaria. In Honor of donate today

Click on the donate button to make an online donation to the Park Gift Fund via PayPal.

Inclusion Statement:


The Newtown Parks and Recreation Department does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, gender, religion, age or disability in provision of programs and services. Individuals with disabilities are encouraged to register. Provisions of reasonable program accommodations will be made. We are committed to assuring equal access to programs, activities and services to all individuals.  For more information, please contact our office at (203) 270-4340. 



Staff Contacts

Name Title Phone
Amy E. W. Mangold Director (203) 270-4340
Carl Samuelson Assistant Director / Parks (203) 270-4340