Newport activity guide fall 2013
Fall / Winter 2013 activity guide and calendar for the Newport Recreation Center.
NEWPORTCITYPARKS AGATE BEACH NEIGHBORHOOD AND DOG PARK (1 ACRE) 185 NW 60th Street Features a dog park, covered picnic shelter, small playing field, picnic tables, BBQ grill, play structure and restrooms 23 BETTY WHEELER MEMORIAL FIELD (2.8 ACRES) 852 NW Nye St. between NW 8th and 10th Two ball fields, restrooms, and concession stand (in-season) BIG CREEK PARK (2.5 ACRES) COAST PARK Located on Coast Street by the Performing Arts Center Coast Park is our newest Park, featuring state of the art play equipment, a magnificently detailed shipwreck, a wetland garden and more. DEPARTMENT STAFF Parks and Recreation Director.........Jim Protiva Recreation Superintendent.........Judy Mayhew Sports Coordinator....................Liam Hughes Lead Fitness Attendant.....Shannon Rackowski Financial/AdminSpecialist.......Lee Ann Prchal Aquatic Supervisor.......................Kathy Cline Aquatic Coordinator..............Heather Hughes Senior Activity Center Coordinator............Peggy O’Callaghan DON DAVIS PARK (2 ACRES) 832 W. Olive (Restroom) 840 W. Olive (Gazebo) Vietnam Veterans Memorial, gazebo (not reservable), cobblestone pathway with beach access and sitting areas FOUNDING ROCK (0.7 ACRE) 511 SW Coast Highway Historic downtown sitting area FRANK V. WADE MEMORIAL PARK (8.8 ACRES) 1445 NE Big Creek Road Baseball and softball fields, four tennis courts, playground equipment, community garden, Summer Activity Club Headquarters, restrooms, landscaped walkways, and picnic tables LITERACY PARK (1 ACRE) 370 W. Olive Street, behind the Library Amphitheater and recreation area 620 SW Neff Way Japanese garden park MOMBETSU SISTER CITY PARK (0.6 ACRE) NYE BEACH TURNAROUND (.46 ACRE) NW Beach Drive Beach access, parking, picnic tables and central to Nye Beach business district OCEAN TO BAY TRAIL (.67 MILE) Trail runs from Big Creek Park west through the Agate Beach Wayside tunnel and on to Agate Beach. Includes boardwalks and bridges, and winds through forested areas and over creek. State Park restrooms located at Agate Beach Wayside. PARKS & RECREATION COMMITTEE Sandra Surber Edward Simon - Chair Karen Smith Nancy Steinberg Jimmy Rodriguez Mark Saelens - City Council Liaison Lori Mackey Fred Springsteen Jennie Scarborough Alisha Kern Richard Balzer SAM MOORE PARKWAY (5.73 ACRES) 656 NW High St. (between Betty Wheeler & NW High Street) Natural canyon with walking trail, play structure, picnic area, and sports park bowls WILDER TWIN PARK 625 SE 43rd St. This new park features a kid’s play area with a covered picnic table amongst other great features. WILDER DOG PARK (.7 ACRE) 40th Street, close to Community College Campus The new Wilder Dog Park features a transitional entry and exit corral, plus a water spigot for animals. NEWPORT CITY PARKS 2510 NE Big Creek Road - (near City Reservoir) Picnic and playground facilities include slides, swings, climbing structure, picnic tables, volleyball net, BBQ grills, and covered picnic shelter. The shelter is reservable. (reservations recommended May-Sept)