Newburyport Youth Services (known as NYS) provides a combination of recreation and social services to children and families in Newburyport. Please explore our pages for programs, activities and opportunities.

Our Mission

The mission of Newburyport Youth Services is to create quality programming and events for our city’s youth in safe and supportive environments that encourage growth, self exploration and empowerment. The department also acts as an advocate for the youth, so that their ideas, concerns and needs are heard and addressed by the community of Newburyport.



March 5, 2015

The spring/summer 2015 brochure is here! We are so excited to share it with you and your family! Hard copies of the brochure have beeb mailed to families in the NBPT public schools, as well as delivered to the youth at the River Valley Charter School. You will also be able to find copies around town at places such as the library, City Hall, the Tannery and Orange Leaf.


***Fishing and Gone Fishing were added to the electronic version on page 29

***Spring Beg/Inter Fencing is now running April 25-June 20 (Skip May 23)

***Spring Video Game Design on p.6 is actually AUDIO ENGINEERING BASICS

***Summer Cheerleading on p. 24 is $90/$100 with a $5 material fee

***Spring CPR on May 28th has been cancelled. A new class has been added to June 25th

***April Vacation Sport-o-rama has been cancelled

***Field hockey has changed to July 6-9

Registration opens for residents on Monday, March 23rd and non-residents on Monday, April 6th at 8am! You can register online or at our office @ 40 Milk Street.

Teen Trips 2015 are also available to check out. Registration opens on Wednesday, April 1st at 9am. Remember, spaces are limited as we use the NYS 12 passenger van! All trips are open to youth entering grades 7-12.