Newport Recreation today announced that it is currently accepting registrations for their distance learning pod at The Hut. 

According to Newport Recreation, the distance learning program provides a safe, supervised space for children to participate in distance learning.  The pod is available to boys and girls in grades 1-3 at Pell Elementary School.    

Students in the program participate in their online learning assignments and meetings, as well as outdoor play and arts and crafts.  The pod runs from 8:15 am – 3:00 pm. 

Participants may register daily or weekly.  Registration can be done at  For more information, please contact Newport Recreation at 845-5800.