Category Archives: Sports

Community-driven Gym for High School kids

Bigger Muscles, Better Intentions (BMBI Fitness) is a new fitness studio helping local area kids (as well as adults) to learn more about safe ways to better their own physical fitness and provide extra opportunities through community service. Todd Miskell, a personal trainer for the past 10 years in the Newton area, provides a true “organic” feel, where the kids in the area take pride in what they’re doing.

For more information, contact him at (617)467-4172 or

81 Union St, Newton Centre

Summer Volleyball Camp/Clinics

Tuesday and Thursday Night Doubles at Oak Hill Fields
Highly recommended for those interested in Newton South volleyball. Starting June 30th, a top program is happening right in our backyard at the Oak Hill/Brown fields. Every Tuesday and Thursday evening from 6:00 – 8:00 pm, participate in a doubles clinic that will involve a lot of learning and even more playing. This program lasts for six weeks, ending August 6th.

Nothing accelerates your learning like playing lots of doubles! They’ll meet or exceed all state and city guidelines for Covid-safety in sport camps to ensure this is the safest possible.

Sign up soon while spaces are available (8 player limit per court). Learn more about the clinic and sign up here:

Owls Volleyball Sand Doubles Camp
This is a full day doubles camp running at the indoor sand courts at Joust Volleyball in Norwood. There is a six week camp and a three week camp.

All safety guidelines will be followed, including screening and disinfectant stations. This is an opportunity to play a ton of sand doubles in a camp + tournament setting, and really accelerate your game. Spots are very limited. Learn more and sign up here:

If you have any questions about the Owls Volleyball Camps, send an email to

Safe, Small group and 1-1 Sport Training for athletes 8+

Throughout the summer, Boston Athletic Training is offering training sessions at Newton  North HS and Cabot Park in everything from basketball and football skills to speed and strength training. They offer 1-1 training and small groups for athletes 8+ at all levels!

Group sessions are run with good social distancing (6+ feet apart from each other and coaches) and athletes sanitizing hands between breaks. The current special offer allows new athletes to try out a group session for $30.00 or a 1-1 at the trial price of $60.00.

Read more on the website

Ride for Food

Want to help your Newton neighbors put food on their table?

Join the Newton Food Pantry Ride for Food team! Bike, swim, walk, run or hike for hunger. This event is virtual between May 9th and October 4th. Teens ages 14-18 years old may join with an adult.

Please contact team captain Ron Joseph at if you are interested in joining the team. For more information please visit

Soccer lessons and/or child care available

Olivia Dubin, a rising senior, 3-year starting varsity goalkeeper for Newton South Soccer and Division 1 Commit to Holy Cross. She specializes in goalkeeper training and is also fully qualified to coach young players in ball skills, tactics, and conditioning. She also has extensive experience in child care from ages 2 to 14. $25.00 per 60-minute session. Contact 617-584-8422 or