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Parks in Arlington, MA

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Click park name for a satellite map. Satellite maps are used to better identify the actual recreation area. You can view by street and get driving directions when on the Google page.

Bishop Field – Located at Bishop School on 25 Columbia Road. Park has a softball/little league field, open field area used for soccer, hardtop basketball area, and a playground. Parking available.

Brackett School– 66 Easter Avenue. Area has a playground and a hardtop basketball area. On-street parking available.

Buck Field– 422 Summer Street. Field is located on the right of the Ed Burns Arena (Rink). Park has a softball/little league field, access to bike path. Parking available.

Buzzell Field– 29 Summer Street. Area has two little league/softball fields (Buzzell 1 – near Summer Street, Buzzell 2 – near bikeway), a playground, picnic tables, a basketball court and access to bike path. On-street parking available.

Crosby School/Tennis Courts– On Winter Street about 1/2 way down. Area has a medium size green space used for soccer and a playground. Limited on-street parking available.

Cutter School– Park is located between Robbins Road and School Street. Area has a playground.

Florence Field/Dallin School-185 Florence Avenue. Area has a little league/softball field, a large open green space for soccer/lacrosse, a playground, a small basketball area. On-street parking is available.

Gibbs Gym– 41 Foster Street. Area has two playgrounds available to the public (after 6pm on weekdays) and a basketball court. Parking available.

The Great Meadows– Area is owned by the Town of Arlington. It is located between two schools, the Waldorf School of Lexington and Lexington Christian Academy off of Lowell Street. Area has walking trails in Arlington and Lexington.

Hardy School– 52 Lake Street. Area has a playground and basketball court. Parking available in lot after 3pm.

Hibbert Playground — Hibbert Street. Area has a small playground. Limited parking on street.

Hill’s Hill– 422 Summer Street on the far right of Ed Burns Arena (Rink) – behind Buck Field. Open field for various sports or activities, with access to bike path. Parking available.

Hurd and Reservoir Fields– Located off of Drake Rd. behind Trader Joes and Walgreens in the Heights. Area has two softball/little league fields, large open field used for soccer, access to bike path and the Reservoir. Parking available on Mass Ave and Drake Road lot.

Locke School Playground – Located on Davis Road behind the Locke School Condos. Small neighborhood playground, no parking in condo lot, however, off-street parking on Davis Road.

Lussiano Field/Thompson School– 60 North Union Street. Area has a playground, a basketball court, three picnic tables, one basketball court, one softball/little league field, one baseball field, and a big open field used for soccer. Seasonal spray pool area open from June to August. Parking available.

Magnolia Park– On Herbert St. /Magnolia St. Area has a playground, a basketball court, huge open field which is used for soccer and lacrosse, community gardens area, and access to the bike path. Very limited parking available.

McClennen Park– Located on Summer St. (Rte. 2A) across from Palmer’s Garage, Lexington line. Area has playground, skate boarding ramps, walking trail, 2 soccer fields, 1 little league field. Parking is available.

Menotomy Rocks Park– Main entrance on Jason Street. Area has two open green spaces, a picnic area, playground, walking trails and fishing. On-street parking available.

Ottoson Middle School– 63 Acton Street. Take left after Saint Athanasius the Great Greek Orthodox Church (formerly Saint James Church) onto Appleton and left on Acton St. Area has a softball/little league field in back and practice area in front. Parking available.

Parmenter Park– 17 Irving Street. Area has a playground and a basketball court. No parking available

Peirce School– 85 Park Avenue Extension. Area has a playground, a basketball court, and green space. Parking available after 3pm.

Poet’s Corner Park– 175 Dow Avenue. Off Route 2 service drive and Dow Ave. Area has a playground, softball/little league field, basketball courts, and tennis courts.

Robbins Farm Park– Eastern Ave. across from Brackett School.(66 Eastern Avenue). Area has a baseball diamond, large green space area used for soccer, a playground, summertime movies in the park and a 4th of July celebration. On-street parking available.

Robbins Library– 700 Mass Ave. Area has a playground and a small greenspace. Parking available.

Scannell Field– Linwood Street. Off of Mass Ave, going towards Cambridge, go past Walgreens. Take a right after the set of lights onto Linwood St. Area has a softball/little league field, access to the bike path and stands to watch athletic activities. Limited parking.

Spy Pond Field– Pond Lane. Across from the Boy’s and Girl’s Club (60 Pond Lane). Area has a baseball diamond, little league field, stands to watch athletic activities, a large open field used for soccer, and four tennis courts. On-street parking available.

Spy Pond Park – Located on the North shore of Spy Pond off of Pond Lane. The area has a playground, boat ramp and access to the bike path. Limited maps/sp on-street parking.

Stratton School– 180 Mountain Avenue. Area has a playground, hard top for basketball, and a small green space. Parking available after 3pm.

Summer Street Park– 422 Summer St. on the left of the Ed Burns Arena (rink) on the corner of Forest St. Area has a playground, a basketball court, a baseball diamond, a large open field used for field hockey, and access to the bike path. Parking available.

Thorndike Field– 99 Margaret St. Take Lake St. Off of Mass Ave. go past Hardy School and take left onto Margaret Street all the way to the end. Area has a large field for soccer and lacrosse and access to the bike path. Parking available.

Ed Burns Arena and Rink– Located at 422 Summer Street. An indoor ice facility, regulation size rink, spectator seating for 1,085 people, complete snack bar and vending machines, skate rentals and sharpening. Open September through April. Parking available.

W. A. Peirce Field– Behind Arlington High School (869 Mass Ave.). A newly renovated astroturf field, new six lane track, one baseball field, one softball/little league field, one multi-purpose practice field, and two basketball courts.

Wellington Park– Grove Street.  Area has tennis courts, climbing wall, and passive recreation area.  

Whittemore Robbins House-700 Mass Ave. Turn into the Robbins Library parking lot (which is around 650 Mass Ave.) and follow drive. Area has a playground and a small greenspace. Parking available.

Jodi Crowley

Jodi Crowley

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