Glacken Field

The City is planning to upgrade the two playing fields into two new Little League fields as well as renovate the Tot Lot and waterplay area.

Open House Project Plans Posted

The Playground Plan and Site Plan from the February13th meeting have been posted in the "Documents" tab of this project page.


Notice: Glacken Field & Playground Renovation Project - Design Review Open House

Join us Thursday, February 13, 2020 from 6:30 PM – 8:00 PM at the Haggerty School Cafeteria at 110 Cushing Street.

Please join us to learn about the Glacken Field and Playground renovation, and to provide input on the Fresh Pond Slope Restoration Project. The slope restoration work includes of the removal of 46 invasive Black Locust trees to support the establishment of a tiered native understory and tree planting program.

This meeting is an opportunity to:
• View design for tot lot renovation and Little League Field Areas
• Review construction schedule
• Learn about and provide input on Fresh Pond Slope Restoration

If you have any questions about this project or the upcoming Open House, please contact:

Kara Falise, Project Manager
kfalise@cambridgema.gov or 617-349-4827

Kate Riley, Community Relations Manager
kriley@cambridgema.gov or 617-349-4870

David Kaplan, Watershed Manager
dkaplan@cambridgema.gov or 617-349-4799


Construction Notice: Glacken Field & Playground Renovation Project - Concrete Bleacher Removal

In preparation for the larger Glacken Field and Playground Renovation project, anticipated to commence this Spring, the onsite concrete bleacher structures are going to be removed. A City Contractor is scheduled to start the removal work early February. The work, which includes removals of trees that have grown integral to the structures, is anticipated to take 3-4 weeks to complete. Access to Field and Court areas will be limited during this construction.

For more information on this project or to be added to the project email list to receive future notices, please visit: www.cambridgema.gov/GlackenField

If you have any questions about this project or the upcoming Community Meeting, please contact:
Kara Falise, Project Manager
kfalise@cambridgema.gov or 617-349-4827

Kate Riley, Community Relations Manager
kriley@cambridgema.gov or 617-349-4870

Meeting Presentation Posted

The presentation and associated documents from the November 7th meeting have been posted in the "Documents" tab of this project page. 


Notice: Glacken Field & Playground Renovation Project - Community Meeting #2 - Tot Lot Design

Please join us for a community meeting for this project on Thursday, November 7th, 6:30PM-8PM, Russell Youth Center, 680 Huron Ave.

At this meeting, we will:

  • Review community survey feedback
  • View and discuss design opportunities for Tot Lot renovation and water play area
  • Provide brief update on design progress for the field area
  • Review schedule for design and construction

To be added to the project email list, please visit the "Contact" tab of this project page. 

For questions about this project or the upcoming community meeting, please contact:

  • Kara Falise - Project Manager, kfalise@cambridgema.gov, 617-349-4827
  • Kate Riley - Community Relations Manager, kriley@cambridgema.gov, 617-349-4870

Meeting Presentation Posted

The presentation from the September 26th meeting has been posted in the "Documents" tab of this project page.


Notice: Glacken Field & Playground Renovation Project - Community Meeting #1 - Project Introduction

Please join us for a community meeting for this project on Thursday, September 26th, 6:30PM-8PM, Russell Youth Center, 680 Huron Ave. 

At this meeting, we will:

  • Discuss and seek input on design for Tot Lot renovation and waterplay area
  • Discuss plans to upgrade the playing fields into two new Little League fields for West Cambridge Little League, which is being relocated from the Tobin School
  • Review schedule for design and construction

To be added to the project email list, please visit the "Contact" tab of this project page. 

For questions about this project or the upcoming community meeting, please contact:

  • Kara Falise - Project Manager, kfalise@cambridgema.gov, 617-349-4827
  • Kate Riley - Community Relations Manager, kriley@cambridgema.gov, 617-349-4870

Fall 2019: Community process and design

Kara Falise - Senior Engineer

617-349-4827

kfalise@cambridgema.gov


Kate Riley - Community Relations Manager

617-349-4870

kriley@cambridgema.gov



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