PADDLES AND PUMPKINS: Rescheduled to September 25

The Paddles and Pumpkins event has been rescheduled to Sunday, September 25 from 1-5 pm. Come support Crystal Lake Conservancy’s efforts to keep Crystal Lake healthy and have a fun day on the water.  The event will be held at 20 Rogers St., Newton Highlands. There is a $10 donation per canoe/kayak/paddle board.

Enjoy refreshments and decorating pumpkins, as well as a lovely canoe, kayak, or paddleboard ride on Crystal Lake on a crisp autumn day. Participants may sign up for half hour slots from 1-4:30pm (off the water by 5pm) to enjoy the pleasures of canoeing/kayaking/paddle boarding.  A lifeguard will be on duty and all participants will be required to wear life jackets and sign a waiver. Children under 16 must be accompanied by an adult while on the water.

Learn about the Crystal Lake Bathhouse – Vision 2020 and ongoing testing and watershed activities to protect Crystal Lake! Sponsored by The Crystal Lake Conservancy and the Newton Parks and Recreation Department. For more info visit or call Janice Bourque at 617-967-0797. Volunteers are needed!  Go to our website to volunteer or go directly to Signup: