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NYS Event!

Check out our full NYS Calendar Here!


The new Spring and Summer Activity Guide will be out by late February!

The new Fall and Winter Activity Guide will be out by the end of August!

Spring and Summer Activity Guide 2019

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Online Registration and Program Information

Online Registration and Program Information

Head to our online registration page for updates and program information. Visit our Community Pass page to register.

About Youth Services

About Youth Services

The mission of NYS is to create quality programs, events and services for our City’s youth in safe and supportive environments that encourage growth, self exploration and empowerment. Learn more and meet our staff!

Building Youth Assets

Building Youth Assets

Newburyport has adopted a “positive youth development” approach, using the 40 Developmental Assets, a framework to provide a shared language and vision for healthy youth development in our City. Learn about the BEACON Coalition, our community wide initiatives to build youth assets and help Youth Thrive!

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The Newburyport Rec Center offers programming during out of school time for grades 4-12.  Rec Center memberships are available for after school and weekend events. More information on the Rec Center


4th & 5th Graders
6th, 7th & 8th Graders
9th- 12th Graders
The Rec Center is also available for community events, meeting and private rentals.  We encourage play groups, scouts, and other groups to contact us! Gym and classrooms are available for rental for events and birthday parties.

The Brown School closed in 2014 and NYS moved in! We occupy the 1st floor with 4 classrooms, a conference room, homework room and NYS and teen office spaces.  Come in for a visit!

Our CORE Services



Recreation Programs year round from Birth- 18 and Families! Visit our online registration page for updates and information (including the latest brochure). 



NYS is committed to empowering our young people.  The Newburyport Youth Council is a youth-led community engagement committee for grades 7-12.  Learn more about the Youth Council.



Newburyport Youth Services has chosen to develop its recreation, prevention and empowerment programming around the Positive Youth Development approach. Learn more about the 40 Assets and our “I Supoort YA” campaign.



NYS provides support to children and families in a number of ways.  From the Parent Speaker Series to crisis intervention, programs to mentoring.  Learn more about all that we offer!



NYS is committed to working with partners in the community to foster healthy youth development throughout the city! We are also passionate about enagaging young people in their own community.