Some of Newhaven's recreation grounds are looked after by the Town Council. These include the Denton Recreation Ground in Denton Road, where a new play area with equipment to appeal to all ages was installed in March 2009.
The Lewes Road Recreation Ground is also looked after by the Town Council and has a good play area, installed in 2005, together with a large grassed area.
The Town Council also looks after the Valley Road play area.
The Fort Road Recreation Ground is looked after by Lewes District Council.