Category Archives: Sports

School Vacation Camps

Worrying about what to do during school vacations? Don’t worry, JCC Greater Boston has got you covered with School Vacation Camp. Camp runs during the weeklong break for December, February, April and Passover vacations. Kids get to choose up to three electives daily, including sports, swimming, arts & crafts, board games and more.

Enrollment is always flexible to fit your family’s plans. Kids can join for a single day, several days or the entire week. Don’t delay in registering, as early-bird pricing for December ends on November 15th and registration closes on December 19th. Lunch and extended-day options are available at an additional cost.

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Girls’ Club Volleyball

For girl athletes in grade 7-10, SMASH Volleyball Club’s skill training and competition program starts soon. For more information and to sign up visit

January 5th – February 23rd
Sundays, 10:00am – 12:30pm
Newton North HS

Save the Date March 28th

Save the date for the Help Light the Way Gala. This event will raise funds to purchase and install permanent lights for the sports stadium at Newton South. The night will include a silent and live auction, as well as lots of raffles. Volunteers are needed to serve on the solicitation committee.

Co-chairs, Bella Gelman and Penelope Nam-Stephen are planning a fun night for the  community. Please contact them if you are able to work on this campaign. For more info email either or

Newton Youth Lacrosse Registration Is Open

Boy Lacrosse Registration for the Spring ‘20 season is open!!

Registration is for boys in grades 1 – 8. Whether your child is a returning player or is a new to the game, Newton Youth Lacrosse is looking forward to seeing familiar faces and new ones for the upcoming season. More details available on

Why register so early? Yes, it’s early to be planning for the spring. However, the league is required by the Mass Bay Youth Lacrosse League to enter teams in mid-January.

Cross Country Ski Club in Newton

Do you want to introduce your kids to cross-country skiing and give them the opportunity to ski with other kids their age? Eastern Mass Bill Koch (EMBK) Club is a Boston-area club dedicated to introducing kids to the joys of cross-country skiing and racing. The club is open to children ages 7-13, absolute beginners to experienced competitive skiers.

Kids train at the DCR’s Leo J. Martin Ski Track in Newton Lower Falls from early December until the last snow melts. The facility makes its own snow. Everyone skis Saturday mornings, with some skiing Wednesday and/or Thursday evenings depending on their age/experience. Check out the club’s website and registration information at