It would be easy to miss this shady park, which is tucked behind the Robbins Library and Whittemore-Robbins House off…More Massachusetts Avenue. Accessible from the library parking lot or an unmarked cast-iron gate on Maple Street, the park includes a sandy playground, sand box and small field. It is also adjacent to the Robbins Library Garden, a quiet park perfect for reading a book or enjoying a quiet moment alone.
Parking in the library parking lot is extremely limited.
Grove Park Apartments 20 Grove St, Arlington, MA02476 The Grove Park Apartments are managed by Tarah Leigh Realty. The property has a private lot for tenants and is located…More near a large park. It also has tennis courts.
Parallel Park Medford St & Parallel St, Arlington, MA02474 Paralell Park is an Arlington city park that offers a grassy area and a playground. Picnic tables are also…More available.
Cutter School Park 59 School St, Arlington, MA02476 Located adjacent to the former Cutter School, which was converted to condos in the 1980's, this small park has a…More woodchip playground with slides and swings, a picnic bench and small grassy area. Parking is available on street; the adjacent parking lot is reserved for The Cutter condos.
Park Circle Fire Station 27 Park Cir, Arlington, MA02476 The Park Circle Fire Station is the newest station in Arlington and sits in the center of Park Circle, just across from…More the water tower. New brick and pavement marks an impressive building that is home to the town's newest engine.
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.
McLennan Park 664 Summer St, Arlington, MA02474 McLennan Park is a public park. It has open space for recreation as well as a playground and skateboarding ramps.…More Additional features include multiple soccer fields, a little league field as well as a walking trail. Ample parking is available.
The Locke 88 Park Ave, Arlington, MA02476 The Locke (The Locke School Condominiums) is managed by Barrington Management. The building is located on Park Avenue…More and Paul Revere Road. The construction is beautiful, featuring red brick that houses a barrel vaulted entry way on Park Avenue. There is parking available for tenants and a playground for children in the back.
Park Avenue Nursing & Rehabilitation Center 146 Park Ave, Arlington, MA02476 Park Avenue Nursing & Rehabilitation Center was founded in 1953. Park Avenue accommodates 89 residents and employs…More 135 professionals who help the elderly with rehabilitation programs, as well as physical, occupational, speech and respiratory therapy. There is a state-of-the-art rehab gym, registered dietitians and culinary chefs.
Jefferson Cutter House 1 Whittemore Park., Arlington, MA02474 The Jefferson Cutter House in Whittemore Park is home to the Dallin Museum. Cyrus Dallin was a well-known sculptor and…More many of his works are on display here.
Friends of Spy Pond Park 50 Pond Ln, Arlington, MA02474 The Friends of Spy Pond Park (FSPP) is a nonprofit organization that, according to its website, "supports the…More preservation, enhancement, and enjoyment of Spy Pond Park and Spy Pond as natural and community resources." The FSPP works to keep the park clean so the community can utilize it. The association also works to beautify it with flower planting, promote grounds and wildlife preservation, as well as prevent and reduce pond pollution. Volunteers are welcome.
The 35.5-acre Menotomy Rocks Park offers long wooded trails, wide open fields and a three-acre pond for fishing. On…More the Jason Street end, the park has a long playing field; on the opposite side is a small woodchip playground with slides and swings.
The town allows fishing on the Menotomy Rocks Pond, and dogs are allowed in the park if kept on leash. The thickness of ice on the pond is not monitored during the winter, so ice skaters use it at their own risk. Swimming is prohibited.
The park is supported by the Friends of Menotomy Rocks. Organized teams must request a field permit from the Arlington Recreation Department by calling 781-316-3880 before using town fields.
Tucked into one side of Grove Street across from the high school athletic fields, this small park offers five tennis…More courts, antique playground equipment and a climbing wall with high-ropes course (for use under proper supervision only).
Play on the tennis courts is limited to one hour when other players are waiting. Parking for residents is available in a lot across Grove Street.
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.