Parks & City Grounds staff completed install of the ice rink at Maytag Park in December. They continue to perform routine maintenance on the ice rink. On January 7th, staff was told that between 20 - 30 people used the rink. While the rink is installed, the West Shelter at Maytag Park is left open and firewood is available for use, free of charge.
Parks & City Grounds staff also installed a pet waste station at the start of the Hike/Bike Trail along Highway 14. This was paid for by Friends of Newton Parks.