Baseball Field


Danehy Family Day

The Recreation Department provides quality, affordable and accessible recreational opportunities for residents of all ages in well-designed and maintained facilities.

The Department is responsible for the management of year-round, citywide and neighborhood-based recreation programs, youth/adult leagues and facilities; the scheduling of all City parks for athletic and recreational uses; and the management of Danehy Park (including the permitting of the barbeque pits) and the Fresh Pond Golf Course.

The Department coordinates recreational and fitness programs and activities at the Cambridge War Memorial Recreation Center, the Gold Star Pool and summer children's activities at neighborhood parks and playgrounds.

Gold Star Pool

Gold Star Pool

The Gold Star Pool located at the corner of Berkshire and Cambridge Streets, is the only city-owned outdoor pool.
The Pool is currently closed. Scheduled to open Summer, 2022.

Gold Star Pool

Thomas P. O'Neil Jr. Golf Course

Golf Course

Fresh Pond Golf Course is an environmentally sensitive and challenging nine hole golf course – operating from early spring through early December.


Cambridge youth Leagues

Cambridge is very fortunate to have an extensive year round youth and adult athletic league program. All leagues are organized by volunteers and open to all Cambridge residents.

War Memorial Recreation Center

War Memorial Pool

The War Memorial Recreation Center provides residents access to a state of the art, fully accessible, and climate controlled facility.

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