Rec notes and announcements:

Primitive Pursuits is back in Newfield! Newfield Recreation has teamed with Cooperative extension to return Primitive Pursuits as an afterschool program for students in grades 6-8. Join Zac and Marc as they explore the natural treasures of Newfield’s School grounds and develop a finer understanding of living and surviving in and with Nature. The program will run through December 15th afterschool from 3:15 -5:15 on Tuesdays. Help with transportation home can also be arranged. Cost is free and registration forms are available in the Middle School Office and on this site.  Now open to Newfield 5th graders!

Further information on Primitive Pursuits can be found at

Newfield Recreation Registration Form for PP

Youth soccer

Regular sessions will begin with the start of the school term.

K – 1:  Tuesdays beginning Sept. 8,       6 pm – 7:15

2-3:  wednesdays beginning Sept. 9,    6 pm – 7:30

4-6: Thursdays beginning Sept. 10,      6 pm – 7:30

Saturdays beginning Sept. 12,  K-1 at 9 am – 9:50, 2-3 at 10 am – 10:50, 4-6 at 11 am – Noon

Sundays at Cass Park TBA for grades 2 – 6

Registrations will be done at the field on the first day of  practice.    Click on the link below for full information.

Rec soccer announcement 2015

Newfield Recreation Registration Form 2014 updated

Youth Fall Cheerleading.

This program is about working together to teach the fundamentals of cheerleading, along with positive school and community spirit. Squads are split into 3 groups Pep squad (1st-2nd grade), Junior squad (3rd-4th grade), and Senior squad (5th-6th grade). Fall Registration for recreation Cheerleading will be held August 10th and 11th from 6 to 7 pm at the Newfield Town Hall. For 2nd-6th cost is $45 for your first child, $15 for a 2nd, $10 for each additional child. For K-1st cost is $40 for your 1st child, $15 for a 2nd, $10 for each additional child.

Practice times:

  • Pep: Wednesdays 6-7 pm
  • Junior and Senior: Tuesdays and Thursdays 6-7:30 pm and Saturdays 9-11 am

Site: TBA



Welcome to the Town of Newfield Recreation Department.

We offer a variety of recreation opportunities for the community, and we are always looking to expand and improve our offerings.  Almost all of our recreation programs are held on Newfield Central School District grounds or inside the school’s facilities. Without the support from the school district many of our programs would not be possible. In any community, communication is key.  Please don’t hesitate to contact us with any ideas, questions or concerns by using the contact information at the bottom of this page.


Adult wellness programs will continue with open basketball in the HS Gym on Monday and Thursday evenings starting at 8 pm and Adult open volleyball on Wednesdays.  Tai Chi, a program of the Taoist Society of Ithaca, will be on Mondays and Wednesdays  in the elementary school room 68 beginning at 4:45 pm.  Yoga Dance with Deb DeLorenzo, also weekly, meets on Tuesdays in room 68 of the elementary school from 5:15-6:15 pm.  Deb may be reached at  and classes will begin 9/16  Thursdays will be present Zumba Gold from 5:30-6:15 in room 68.  For further information please contact Cindy Hoffman, Instructor, at 607-592-8699 or or Reid Hoskins, Recreation Director, at 220-3461 or

More information on all these programs and answers to any recreation questions concerning our community may be found in our online catalog (being updated as of August), or by contacting the Recreation Department (information at the bottom of the page).



Our department  thrives on community support. Support comes in multiple forms: grants, fundraising efforts, donations, as well as volunteering. Volunteers make our recreation department happen, and we are always looking for new volunteers to help with rec programs.  If you would like to volunteer to participate, lead or coach please contact us.  
The Newfield Recreation Department is proud to have the support of the United Way of Tompkins County 
Newfield Recreation Department Mission: The Newfield Recreation Department enhances the quality of life in Newfield, NY by advocating for the recreation and leisure needs of the community, providing a year-round offering of inclusive and sustainable program opportunities, and promoting social, mental, and physical well-being in a manner that emphasizes cooperative community spirit and fun
Contact: Reid Hoskins, Recreation Director  or Sierra Yaple,  Supervisor at 607 220-3461 or 607 564-9811             

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