Merrimack Valley, MA
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147 Abbot Street
Andover , MA 01810
The mission of Andover Recreation is to provide the residents of Andover a myriad of social, educational, cultural and recreational opportunities embracing diversity and accessibility for all.
Pomps Pond is located off Abbot Street and is part of the Recreation Park complex. The pond comprises 16 of the 62 acres in the Park. Pomps Pond seasonal programs are coordinated by REC.
The pond offers a spacious sunbathing area, recreational swimming, shaded picnic grounds, children's playground area, volleyball net, sailboat, canoe, and kayak rentals, bathrooms, showers, and a concession stand. Red Cross certified swim lessons are offered to the community. Pre-registration is required for swimming lessons by calling the REC office (978-623-8340) or online here.
Joint efforts between the REC and the Shawsheen River Watershed include the annual canoe safety and paddling demonstration and a mid summer family canoe and kayak sunset paddle.