Cambridge Recreation Spring 2014 for Children and Adults


War Memorial pool by Anton Grasso-Esto

Photo of War Memorial Pool by Anton Grasso-Esto.

The War Memorial Recreation Center located at 1640 Cambridge St., Cambridge, provides residents access to a state-of-the art, fully accessible and climate controlled facility that houses:

  • a six lane lap pool, a diving tank (both 80 degrees) and a round instruction pool (85 degrees)
  • a gymnasium
  • basketball, volleyball and tennis courts
  • men’s and women’s  locker rooms
  • family / handicapped changing space
  • a weight room equipped with Cybex cardiovascular equipment and strength building machines, in addition to a full line of hand weights
  • classrooms
  • a mirrored multipurpose room  

Our three pools always have lifeguards on duty when open and lifts are available to assist patrons with pool entry.

A complete listing of our current class offerings, adult coed volleyball information, and pricing is available in our brochure.

You can register online for classes at the War Memorial by clicking here.

Online registration has already begun and Walk-In registration will begin on Wednesday Mar. 3. For more information, contact Mark Santoro,

Visiting City Hall

Cambridge City Hall

795 Massachusetts Ave
Cambridge MA, 02139
Ph: 617-349-4000
TTY: 617-349-4242

Hours of Service

Monday: 8:30am-8pm
Tuesday-Thursday: 8:30am-5pm
Friday: 8:30am-12pm

Louis DePasquale
City Manager

Lisa C. Peterson
Deputy City Manager