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KINGS PARK GAZEBO - RENTAL OPPORTUNITIES 

King Park Gazebo

The King Park Gazebo is located on Wellington Avenue (off lower Thames Street), which overlooks the Newport Harbor. It is an open air pavlion which is reserved for small wedding ceremonies (not receptions), for a $75.00 (RESIDENT) or $100.00 (NON-RESIDENT)reservation fee. No reservations are taken before January 1st of the calendar year of the event.    

The application is available by clicking on the link below, which can be printed out and sent with the fee to: Newport Recreation Department, 35 Golden Hill Street, Newport, RI 02840.

 

Playing Fields, Tennis Courts & Gymnasiums

Recreation Facilities Chart

SOFTBALL PLAYING FIELDS

  • Hunter Field - located on Van Zandt Avenue - near bridge overpass
  • Murphy Field - located on the corner of Carroll Avenue and Ruggles
  • Robert Douglas Field - located on Wellington Avenue near King Park
  • Toppa Field (In Freebody Park-pictured above) - located on Middleton Avenue or Freebody Street (Off Memorial Boulevard)
BASEBALL FIELDS CardineHistoric Cardines Baseball Field

 

  • Cardines Field - located on America's Cup Avenue at Marlborough Street across from the Fire Station
  • Goldberg Little League Field - located on Maple Avenue near Coddington Highway
  • Hogan Field - (Little League) located on Wellington Avenue
  • Murphy Field - located on the corner of Carroll Avenue and Ruggles
  • Vernon Field - located on Vernon Avenue off Broadway by Sheffield School

MARTIN RECREATION CENTER

Also known as "The Hut", is a full size gym which is used for adult and childrens' basketball programs,school vacation camps, adult walking and fitness classes, soccer programs and may be rented out for special occasions.  Located on Golden Hill Street behind Newport Library (off Spring Street), it also sports a game room, an arts and crafts room, and hot showers and lockers.

OUTDOOR BASKETBALL COURTS Braga Park Basketball

  • Braga Park - located on Ellery Road off Eustis Avenue near Big Pond - pictured above
  • Murphy Field - located on Carroll Avenue at the corner of Ruggles Ave.

TENNIS COURTS  Pop Flack Tennis

  • Hunter Park - located on Van Zandt Avenue (corner of Third Street)
  • Murphy Park - located on Carroll Avenue at the corner of Ruggles Ave.
  • Pop Flack Courts - located on King Street behind the Bellevue Gardens Shopping Plaza - pictured above
  • Rogers High School - located on the back side of the school - Old Fort Road, across from the fire station.
  • Vernon Park - located on Freeborn Street off Bliss Road

 

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