Newton: Nahanton Park




Nahanton Park: 455 Nahanton Street, Newton MA

Situated along the Newton-Needham line, our Nahanton Park site offers endless opportunities for nature exploration and play. Within the 55 acres of natural landscape, we explore various habitats – meadows, woodlands and wetlands. The beautiful Nahanton Park Nature Center also acts as an excellent resource for teaching and provides great indoor space in the case of inclement weather.

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 info@puddlestompers, or mail your health forms to:

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

Nahanton Park Summer 2017 Schedule


June 5 - 9

June 12 - 16

June 19 - 23

June 26 - 30

August 14 - 18

August 21 - 25

August 28 - September 1

Weekly Theme

Animal Defenses

A Place Called Home

Summer Plants on Parade

Summer Fiesta

Animal Playtime

Nighttime Nature

Dirt Diggers


Discover how creatures defend themselves!

Explore all the different places creatures call home!

Explore plants big and small!

Investigate insects, collect flowers and see what's buzzing!

Discover the amazing ways animals play!

Discover who is getting up when you're going to bed at night!

Roll over logs and dig in the soil in search of animals and bugs underground!

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