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.



04/03/2014: Registration is now open to all. Some programs are filling up quickly, so do not wait. Others that do not meet their minimum risk beging cancelled before summer even arrives! So register your children today!


Teen Trips brochure is available online and will be mailed soon. Registration for trips begins May 30th at 9am.


The brochure is now available online under Spring and Summer. All of the most updated info as well as open spaces is available through the online registration.

We are starting a new Friends of NYS group. Would you like to get involved? Read more here Friends of NYS.

Here is a list of the required immunizations, please make sure your child has them or inform us if you have chosen not to have them recieved.