Fresh Pond Day

wildlife table

11:00am to 3:00pm on Saturday, June 15th 2019

Celebrate the land, water, wildlife and people that make Fresh Pond Reservation a unique and vital part of our City!

What is Fresh Pond Day?

Fresh Pond Reservation is truly Cambridge's green gem - an urban wild that protects Fresh Pond, Cambridge's in-city drinking water reservoir. Fresh Pond Day is the Cambridge Water Department's annual tribute to this unique Reservation that is a vital natural resource, an invaluable sanctuary for wildlife, and a beloved recreational escape in the City. So...let's give Fresh Pond the celebration, jubilation and love it deserves; join in the festivities! 

What's going on?

Water Treatment Plant open house 11-3

Live music from Allston Rock Records 11-2:15

Global Water Dance performance 2:30-3

Learn how to Stilt Walk 11-2

Free bike tune-ups and bike rodeo 11-3

Junior Ranger badge activity HQ 11-3

Pond Life animals with Nature Knowledge 4 Kids 11-3

Learn how to fix-a-leak with the Water Dept. 11-3

And more! Peruse our community tables to learn more from various city departments and local organizations involved in sustainability and outdoor recreation.



Where & When?

We party for Fresh Pond from 

11am to 3pm on Saturday, June 15th, 2019! The festivities will happen all around the Water Purification Facility at Fresh Pond Reservation, 250 Fresh Pond Parkway.

How do I get there?

Bus routes 72, 74, 75, 78; & Alewife T are all nearby. We are also on the parkway bike path - which is recommended, so you can join the bike parade! If you are driving, please park at the Tobin School (197 Vassal Lane).

I Want to Know More / I Want to Get Involved!

Contact Ranger Tim at (617) 349-6489, tpuopolo@cambridgeMA.gov. Please note that rain or extreme weather cancels this event - bookmark Fresh Pond's Facebook page for updates.


Check out the photos from last year!