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My Gym

1065 Commonwealth Ave
Boston   |  
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My Gym is simply the best! Come check out our award-winning classes, camps, parties and more. Our experienced staff would love to...  MORE »

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The Boston Common

Corner of Beacon and Charles Street
Boston   |  
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Boston Harbor Islands National and State Park

191w Atlantic Ave
Boston   |  
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Here is a place . . . where you can walk a Civil War-era fort, visit historic lighthouses, explore tide pools, hike...  MORE »

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Hynes Playground

502 VFW Parkway
West Roxbury   |  
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The Arnold Arboretum of Harvard University

125 Arborway
Boston   |  
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Occupying 281 acres, the Arboretum’s living collection of trees, shrubs, and woody vines is recognized as one of the most comprehensive and...  MORE »

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Westwood Parks and Recreation

240 Nahatan St
Westwood   |  
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Westwood Recreation offers a variety of fun, innovative and healthy programs and events. From aqua fitness to art class, tennis to t-ball...  MORE »

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Hatch Memorial Shell

1 David G Mugar Way
Boston   |  
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Churchill Park - Dedham

21 Allen Lane
Dedham   |  
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Charles River Esplanade

376 Boylston St
Boston   |  
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The Charles River Esplanade of Boston, Massachusetts, is a state-owned park situated in the Back Bay area of the city, on the...  MORE »

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Joe Morgan Memorial Field

School & Stone Street
Walpole   |  
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Roger Williams Carousel Village

1000 Elmwood Ave
Providence   |  
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A popular family destination in Roger Williams Park since the mid-1890s, the Roger Williams Park Carousel offers fun for children of...  MORE »

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Blue Hills Reservation

1904 Canton Avenue
Milton   |  
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Blue Hills Reservation is a 6,000 acre state park in Norfolk County, Massachusetts. Managed by the Massachusetts Department of Conservation and Recreation,...  MORE »

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Mass Audubon Boston Nature Center

500 Walk Hill St
Mattapan   |  
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Boston Nature center is a unique urban oasis in the heart of the city! This 67 acre wildlife sanctuary and environmental education center...  MORE »

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Mass Audubon's Moose Hill Wildlife Sanctuary

293 Moose Hill St
Sharon   |  
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Mass Audubon works to protect the nature of Massachusetts for people and wildlife. Together with more than 100,000 members, we care for...  MORE »

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Minton Stable Community Garden

110 Williams Street
Jamaica Plain   |  
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John T. Moynihan Spray Deck

920 Truman Hwy
Hyde Park   |  
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Moynihan Spray Deck features interactive spray and play functions that are controlled by the user through an “On Demand” function. This “On...  MORE »

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Ryan Park & Playground

350 River Street
Boston   |  
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Brookline Avenue Playground

Brookline Ave. and Aspinwall Ave.
Brookline   |  
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Dog Friendly Area Large Athletic Field Play Area Playground Soccer and Lacrosse Fields...  MORE »

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Turners Pond

Central Ave
Milton   |  
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472003_45742_0.pngFishing (permit only) 472003_45742_0.pngWalking Path NO SWIMMING OR ICE SKATING ALLOWED FISHING BADGES The Milton Parks and Recreation stocks and maintains Turners Pond. Fishing badges are...  MORE »

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Coolidge Playground

Columbia Street
Brookline   |  
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Coolidge Park, an easy walk from Harvard Street, has a great playground with a "volcano sprinkler" a toddler section with a sandbox,...  MORE »

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The School Street Playground

43 School St
Westwood   |  
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Prowse Farm

5 Blue Hill River Rd
Canton   |  
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Prowse Farm is steeped in history & elegance. Located at the foot of the Great Blue Hill we host historic re-enactments, equestrian...  MORE »

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Maryanne Lewis Playground

Eastern Ave & East Street
Dedham   |  
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Hale Reservation - Westwood

80 Carby St
Westwood   |  
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We believe Mother Nature has created the best classroom on earth. It is where the air is fresh and the colors vibrant....  MORE »

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Eleanor Cabot Bradley Estate

2468B Washington Street (Route 138)
Canton   |  
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The Eleanor Cabot Bradley Estate is a nonprofit country house and garden ground museum in Canton, Massachusetts. It is operated by The...  MORE »

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Larz Anderson Park

63 Newton St
Brookline   |  
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Larz Anderson Park is a wooded, landscaped, and waterscaped 64acre parkland in Brookline, Massachusetts that is listed on the National Register of...  MORE »

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Clark Playground

Cypress Street
Brookline   |  
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All structures here are different - from the inground sprinklers with fancy water tables to the spiderwebby climbing structure for older...  MORE »

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Corey Hill Park

Summit Ave.
Brookline   |  
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Dog Friendly Area Playground...  MORE »

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Stonehill Park

25 Stonehill Road
Hyde Park   |  
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Ward's Berry Farm

614 S Main St
Sharon   |  
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Wards Berry Farm is a family run farm and roadside market featuring the finest in fresh fruits and vegetables. We specialize in...  MORE »

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Franklin Park

614 Blue Hill Ave
Dorchester   |  
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Franklin Park Coalition (FPC) is a non-profit organization dedicated to restoring and preserving Franklin Park – the jewel of Frederick Law Olmsted’s...  MORE »

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Iacono Playground

Readville Street
Hyde Park   |  
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Endean Playground

Washington Street & Short Street
Norwood   |  
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Public Garden

Boylston & Arlington
Boston   |  
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The Public Garden, also known as Boston Public Garden, is a large park located in the heart of Boston, Massachusetts, adjacent to...  MORE »

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Lookout Farm

89 Pleasant St
South Natick   |  
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Lookout Farm offers apple picking, train rides, farm animals, a farm maze and family fun in South Natick, MA since 1651...  MORE »

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Kelly Field

299 Brook Rd
Milton   |  
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Brook Road (beside Pierce Middle School) Playground equipment Tennis Courts Regulation Baseball Diamond Softball Field Soccer Field...  MORE »

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Save the Harbor/Save the Bay

212 Northern Avenue
Boston   |  
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Save the Harbor offers free Youth Environmental Education Programs, including free cruises to the Boston Harbor Islands, throughout the summer, as well...  MORE »

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Dolan Recreation Center

269 Common St
Dedham   |  
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Linden Park

44 Linden St
Brookline   |  
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Linden Park is a small municipal park at Linden Place and Linden Street in Brookline, Massachusetts, USA. The triangular park was created...  MORE »

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Condon Park

184 Bussey Street
Dedham   |  
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Draper Pool & Playground

5275 Washington St
West Roxbury   |  
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Cunningham Park - Milton

75 Edge Hill Road
Milton   |  
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Boston Seaport

Boston   |  
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There is a youth and energy that is palpable, a spirit that has captured the hearts of an entire region. Home to...  MORE »

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Christopher Columbus Park

110 Atlantic Ave.
Boston   |  
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The Friends of Christopher Columbus Park (FOCCP) is an all-volunteer non-profit organization comprised of North End and Waterfront residents and businesses whose...  MORE »

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Olsen Pool and Spray Deck

95 Turtle Pond Pkwy
Hyde Park   |  
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Splash pad is unguarded. There are many water droppers and bathrooms. There are grills so grab your own food like hot...  MORE »

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James F Healy Playground

4130 Washington St
Roslindale   |  
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Fenway Victory Gardens

1200 Boylston St
Boston   |  
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Situated in the heart of Boston’s Fenway neighborhood and a link in Olmsted’s Emerald Necklace, the Fenway Victory Gardens span seven acres...  MORE »

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Ellis & Guild Pond

Walpole Street & Wilson Street
Norwood   |  
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Barnes Memorial Park

Eastern Ave
Dedham   |  
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Hawes Brook and Pool

Washington Street & Short Street
Norwood   |  
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Off Washington Street in Norwood, surrounding the Norwood Middle School, is a combination of recreational and conservation lands known as the Hawes...  MORE »

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Millennium Park

398 Gardner St
West Roxbury   |  
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Playground, Paths, Canoe Launch, Nature Study Area, Scenic Overlook...  MORE »

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Friends of the Blue Hills

Blue Hills Reservation
Braintree/Canton/Dedham/Milton/Quincy/Randolph   |  
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The mission of the Friends of the Blue Hills is to protect and preserve the Blue Hills Reservation....  MORE »

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Fallon Field

920 South St
Roslindale   |  
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The Needham Community Farm, Inc.

End of Pine St
Needham   |  
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The Needham Community Farm (NCF) is dedicated to providing our neighbors with an agricultural center which offers community resources, education for...  MORE »

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Endicott Estate

656 East St
Dedham   |  
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The Endicott Estate is a mansion built in the early twentieth century, located at 656 East Street in Dedham, Massachusetts “situated on...  MORE »

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OCR Eagle Obstacles

80 Haven St
Dedham   |  
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The course is located on the grounds of MIT Endicott House in Dedham. Here you can practice climbing ropes, cargo nets, walls,...  MORE »

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Johnson Playground Spray Deck

Corner of Lamartine and Green Streets
Jamaica Plain   |  
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At Johnson, there are separate splash areas for big and little kids. There’s a lot of cement, but also a lot of room...  MORE »

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Parkman Playground

58 Wachusett St
Roslindale   |  
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Hutchinson Field

Adams Street
Milton   |  
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Governor Hutchinson's Field is a nature reserve located in Milton, Massachusetts. The field is owned by The Trustees of Reservations. The property...  MORE »

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William E Sheehan Field

549 Pond St
Westwood   |  
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Robert T. Lynch Municipal Golf Course

1281 W Roxbury Pkwy
Brookline   |  
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The Robert T. Lynch Municipal Golf Course is an 18-hole golf course located 20 minutes from downtown Boston. We are open...  MORE »

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Mozart Park

10 Mozart St. (Centre St.)
Jamaica Plain   |  
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Museum of American Bird Art at Mass Audubon

963 Washington St
Canton   |  
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The Museum of American Bird Art at Mass Audubon is a professional art museum within New England’s largest conservation organization, connecting people...  MORE »

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Cypress Street Playground

Brookline Ave.
Brookline   |  
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Baseball / Softball Basketball Court Large Multipurpose Field Play Area Playground Soccer and Lacrosse Fields Spray Pool...  MORE »

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Titus Sparrow Park

200 W Newton St
Boston   |  
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Titus Sparrow Park is located in the South End of Boston and hosts numerous events throughout the year including holiday festivals, live...  MORE »

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The Boston Common Frog Pond

Boston Common
Boston   |  
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Welcome to the Frog Pond!...  MORE »

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Houghton's Pond

840 Hillside St.
Milton   |  
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Houghton's Pond is a spring-fed kettle hole pond in Milton, Massachusetts, south of Boston. Like many ponds and lakes in the United...  MORE »

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Jean B. Waldstein (Dean) Playground

Dean Road
Brookline   |  
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This modest neighborhood green space & playground offers facilities for multiple sports....  MORE »

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DeFazio Tot Lot Playground

380 Dedham Avenue
Needham   |  
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Playground: equipment for ages 3-5 and ages 5-8...  MORE »

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Friends of the Massachusetts Park Ranger Mounted Unit

PO Box 635
Canton   |  
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We are a non-profit organization which supports Commonwealth of Mass/Department of Conservation and Recreaton's - Massachusetts Park Ranger Mounted Unit which is...  MORE »

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Minot Rose Garden & Winthrop Square

St. Paul St. and Freeman St.
Brookline   |  
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Pope John Paul Park & Neponset Park

Gallivan Blvd at Hallet St
Boston   |  
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Pope John Paul II Park, on the banks of the Neponset River, is a 65-acre park with walkways, scenic open areas, playing...  MORE »

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Martini Memorial Shell Park

1015 Truman Pkwy
Hyde Park   |  
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Jamaica Pond & Pineback Mansion

507 Jamaicaway
Jamaica Plain   |  
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Jamaica Pond is a kettle pond, part of the Emerald Necklace of parks in Boston designed by Frederick Law Olmsted. The pond...  MORE »

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Fort Independence Park & Castle Island

Boston   |  
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Mcgann Park

309 West Street
Hyde Park   |  
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Needham Memorial Park

92 Rosemary St
Needham   |  
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Pequitside Farm

79 Pleasant St
Canton   |  
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Dedham Pool & Field

Recreation Road
Dedham   |  
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The Department in conjunction with the Flag Day Committee runs the annual Flag Day Parade on June 14th. The Parks and Recreation...  MORE »

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The Lawn On D Powered by Citizens Bank

420 D Street
Boston   |  
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(open May through October) A first-of-its-kind outdoor interactive space in Boston, The Lawn on D Powered by Citizens Bank is a 2.7-acre outdoor...  MORE »

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Stony Brook Spray Deck

Corner of Lamartine and Boylston
Jamaica Plain   |  
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Stony Brook is small but worth a visit for the gurgling fountain in the middle. This small neighborhood spray deck is part of...  MORE »

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Brookline Reservoir

Route 9 and Lee St. and Warren St.
Brookline   |  
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Chestnut Hill Reservoir is a reservoir created in 1870 on existing marshes and meadowland to supplement the city of Boston's water needs....  MORE »

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Dedham Parks & Recreation

Dolan Recreation Center
Dedham   |  
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