Parks and Recreation

Welcome to the City of Newark Parks and Recreation Department. We provide comprehensive Park and Recreation programs, facilities, and services that assist in making Newark a Healthy Community. We strive to preserve, enhance, and protect our parks and open spaces while maintaining a vision for the future. While you’re here, view our parks map and plan a visit to one of our 36 parks, 19 miles of trails and over 660 acres of parkland and open space.

FAQ for Programs & General Guidance during COVID-19


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 Resident registration begins Aug, 22 and non-resident registration begins Aug. 26. Registration for before and after school care for Downes and West Park is currently available Please select the blue register today button below