Parks & Recreation

Important Information:

Park Rental Procedures and Regulations
Park Rental Application (Weddings, birthdays, etc. reservations)
Special Event Permit Application

Newport City Park

The City of Newport’s main park is located at First Street and Calispel Avenue. The park features a large concrete covered stage, picnic tables, a covered shelter, children’s playground equipment, a splash pad and a skateboard park. The skateboard park features two halfpipes, two quarterpipes, and several grinders.

Newport Spray Park

The Newport Spray Park officially opened June 14, 2013. The spray park was made possible through a grant from the State of Washington RCO. The Newport Spray Park has a 3000 square foot splash pad with spraying water features and is located inside the Newport City Park at First Street and Calispel Avenue.

The hours of operation are daily 11:30 am to 7 pm weather permitting.  At this time, the Spray Park estimate for opening is  June 17, 2022  and will run as allowed depending on the water drought issues. It is subject to closure without notice should our water supply run low. The Spray Park closes for the year on September 6, 2022.

TJ Kelly Park

TJ Kelly Park is located at the corner of Washington Avenue at First Street. TJ Kelly was the first elected mayor of Newport and this park was named in his honor. The park opened officially on August 20, 2010. The park features a rock waterfall, rock benches, covered picnic tables, and a public restroom.

Fred G Anderson Veteran’s Park

Fred G. Anderson Veteran’s Memorial Park is located at 211 S. Union Avenue next to the Newport Firehall. This park was named in honor of former Mayor and Vietnam veteran Fred Anderson for his military service and all those men and women who have honorably served in the armed forces. The park opened officially on September 25, 2012. The park features benches, military flags, and a public restroom.

The Little People’s Park is located at 436 S. Union Avenue. This park has a children’s swing set, slide, and a small basketball court.

Parks are open to the public and paid reservations for events can be made by contacting Newport City Hall (509) 447-5611.