Newton: Auburndale Cove




Auburndale Cove: West Pine Street, Newton MA

Located on the Charles River in the heart of Auburndale, the Cove is a 30-acre park popular for its fishing, bird watching, walking trails and outdoor recreation resources. Ducks, swans, snakes and turtles frequent the site, delighting our campers and providing excellent learning opportunities. Large fields and open picnic areas are also ideal for active games and movement.

Things to Know

  • Offered for Explorers (Ages 3-6) and Hikers (Ages 6-8)
  • Program runs from 9:00am-1:00pm
  • 8:30am early drop-off and extended day until 3:00pm are available
  • Please bring a NUT-FREE lunch
  • Mid-moring snack of Rold Gold pretzels will be provided
  • A Fla-Vor-Ice popsicle is given at the end of each day
  • Children MUST be potty-trained

Health Forms

This program requires a health form for your child. Please submit a health record from your child's physician before June 1st. You can email all health forms to, or mail your health forms to:

PUDDLESTOMPERS Nature Exploration
1 Bridge Street, Suite 105
Newton, MA

Auburndale Cove Summer 2017 Schedule


June 26 - 30

July 3 - 7 (prorated $272)

July 10 - 14

July 17 - 21

July 24 - 28

July 31 - August 4

August 7 - 11

August 14 - 18

August 21 - 25

Weekly Theme

Animal Adaptations

Creature Creations

Noisy Nature

Nature on the Move!

Nature's Mini Habitats

Life in the Trees

Growing, Growing, Grown!

Hippity, Hoppity Nature

Nature in Summertime


Explore the ways animals use their bodies to hide, move and sleep!

Nature is full of busy builders! Weave a spider web! Build a nest!

Follow your ears and uncover what is buzzing around you!

Get moving! Migrate through the forest, fly like a dragonfly!

Discover mini habitats in nature with their own weather systems!

Investigate creatures big and small that call trees their home!

Learn how nature grows up! Investigate life both big and small!

Discover nature that loves to hop around!

Discover how summer weather is helping nature to grow!

Early Drop-off & Extended Day

Early drop-off at 8:30am and extended day 1:00-3:00pm are available at this location. If you would like to register less than a week before the start of your program, you must speak with a PUDDLESTOMPERS Staff member first, or email us at You can register for early drop-off and extended day here



Early Drop-off: $8.50/day/child
Extended day: $34/day/child


Children MUST be potty trained in order to attend this program. Please review our full list of our Policies, including our refund and cancellation policies, before registering. 

This program is offered in partnership with the Newton Parks & Recreation Department

Registration for this program will begin in December 2017.