Peirce School Park 85 Park Avenue Ext, Arlington, MA02474 The Peirce School on Park Avenue Extension has two playgrounds, a basketball court and small open space. The larger…More playground, located off Newland Road, has swings, slides and a jungle gym on woodchips. A smaller fenced-in playground, located between the Newland Road and Blossom Street parking lots, includes swings and a slide on a rubber surface.
Located next to the Arlington Children's Center and International School of Boston, this small park includes a…More basketball court and woodchip playground with tire swing and slides.
Parking on nearby streets is limited. The park closes at 9pm.
Arlington Boys & Girls Club 60 Pond Ln, Arlington, MA02474 The Arlington Boys and Girls club offers activities for kids and adults of all ages. Adults can stop in the morning to…More use the gym, pool and other fitness equipment. Kids' hours start in the afternoon with the kids' programs, including basketball, swimming and boating.
Brackett School Playground 66 Eastern Ave, Arlington, MA02476 The Brackett School, located across Eastern Avenue from Robbins Farm, has a woodchip playground, small grassy field and…More basketball court that are open to the public outside school hours. Limited parking is available on adjacent streets.
Located adjacent to the Dallin School, Florence Field includes a baseball diamond, basketball court, soccer field and…More two separate playgrounds: an antique set with swings and slides on woodchips, and a somewhat newer playground on sand.
Parking is available on the street.
Organized teams must request a field permit from the Arlington Recreation Department by calling 781-316-3880 before using town fields. Closed during inclement weather, call 781-316-3886 for field closure information.
Named after a Vietnam War lieutenant killed on the battlefield, this Summer Street park includes two softball…More diamonds with outfield lights for night play, basketball court and a woodchip playground with slides, swings and a sandbox with digging tools.
A porta potty is located adjacent to the nearby Minuteman Bikeway. Limited on-street parking is available.
Organized teams must request a field permit from the Arlington Recreation Department by calling 781-316-3880 before using town fields.
Located adjacent to the Bishop School, this park includes a large open field with a grassy knoll at one corner,…More softball diamond, basketball courts and a woodchip playground with slides and swings. A second playground also includes several unusual features, including octagonal and spider-web climbing structures, group swings and an oversized xylophone.
Ample on-street parking can be found nearby. Organized teams must request a field permit from the Arlington Recreation Department by calling 781-316-3880 before using the fields.
Homewood Suites by Hilton/Boston-Cambridge-Arlington 1 Massachusetts Ave, Arlington, MA02474 This Homewood Suites location offers a wide variety of amenities to help guests settle in, including separate living,…More sleeping and dinning areas, full kitchens, hair dryers, irons and ironing boards, TVs, DVD players and more. The hotel also features an on-site convenience store, fitness center, basketball court, free breakfast and beverages, coin laundry, a lounge, an ATM and luggage storage.
Located on Chandler Street adjacent to the Hardy School, this park includes two woodchip playgrounds designed…More specially for children as young as 2 or as old as 12. Basketball courts are also located nearby.
Parking on Chandler Street is drop-off only between 7:45am and 8:45am and between 1:45pm and 2:45pm. After 3pm, visitors can also park in the adjacent school lot.
The playground closes at 9pm. Dogs are not allowed.
Located at the north end of the Arlington Recreation Sport Center, the Summer Street Field includes a large baseball…More diamond with dugouts and lights for night play, a woodchip playground with slides and swings, and basketball courts. The park is also adjacent to the Minuteman Bikeway.
Organized teams must request a field permit from the Arlington Recreation Department by calling 781-316-3880 before using town fields. It is closed during inclement weather. Call 781-316-3886 for field closure information.
Located behind Arlington High School on Massachusetts Avenue, the Peirce athletic fields are open to the public from…More sunrise to sundown, except when in use by the schools or by users with field permits. The facilities include an Astroturf field, six lane track, a baseball diamond and smaller softball diamond, a multi-purpose practice field and two basketball courts. Tennis courts are available across Grove Street at Wellington Park.
The high school athletic facilities have a long list of prohibitions, including: colored beverages, sunflower seeds, tobacco, gum, pets, golf, bicycles, roller skates, skate boards, noisemakers and confetti.
Parking is available in a lot off Mill Brook Drive.
Located adjacent to Dearborn Academy on Winter Street, this park features a large field, four tennis courts and…More basketball court. A small woodchip playground is also located off Oxford Street and features slides, swings and hardtop painted for hopscotch or foursquare.
Play in the tennis courts is limited to one hour when other players are waiting. For field play, organized teams must request a field permit from the Arlington Recreation Department by calling 781-316-3880.
A porta potty is located near the playground. Limited parking is available on Winter and Oxford Streets (the adjacent lot is reserved for Dearborn Academy).
Located at the intersection of Wadsworth and Shelley Roads, Poet's Corner includes a sand playground with slides and…More swings, basketball courts, a baseball diamond with dugouts and a shabby tennis court that may be too far gone for use.
The Arlington Little League also operates its batting cages at Poet's Corner, though the facility is limited to league use.
Parking is available on adjacent streets. Organized teams must request a field permit from the Arlington Recreation Department by calling 781-316-3880 before using town fields. Closed during inclement weather, call 781-316-3886 for field closure information.
Located just northeast of Thorndike Field and the Minuteman Bikeway, this park offers a sandy playground with slides,…More swings and basketball court, as well as a large field for soccer or lacrosse. Popular with children and babysitters alike, the playground is often littered with buckets, dump trucks and other plastic toys.
Golfing is prohibited on the field, and organized teams must request a field permit from the Arlington Recreation Department by calling 781-316-3880. A fenced community garden is located in the north most corner of the park.
Parking on nearby Herbert Road is very limited, but additional parking can be found in a small lot off Margaret Street, between Magnolia and Thorndike fields.