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Find Pools & Waterplay Features in Cambridge: 2024 Season


Explore options to stay cool this summer by visiting a local pool or enjoying waterplay features in parks around the city:

  • Gold Star Mothers Pool, located at 123 Berkshire Street, will be open for the Summer 2024 season Monday, June 24 - Monday, September 2. (view open pool hours). Cambridge residents are invited to enjoy free open swim at the facility, which features two ADA-compliant pools. Have fun and explore aquatics in the Beginner Pool and practice your strokes in the Lap Pool
    • Capacity is limited at the pool and filled on a first-come, first-serve basis. 
    • Gold Star Mothers Pool is fully staffed with certified lifeguards.

  • Veterans Memorial Pool, located at 719 Memorial Drive, will be open on Saturday, June 22 - Sunday, August 18. Operated by the Massachusetts Department of Conservation and Recreation. (view pool hours and other information)

  • Waterplay Features at Parks & Playgrounds across the city are a great way for kids to cool off and have fun! All City Waterplay facilities are free and now open for the summer season. Children of all ages can enjoy waterplay (splash pads, spouts, sprinklers, and more!) at the following Cambridge parks seven days a week:
    • Glacken Field (Huron Avenue)
    • Louis A. DePasquale Universal Design Playground (Field Street at Danehy Park)
    • Bergin Park (Pemberton Street)
    • Reverend Williams Park (Cedar Street)
    • Alden Park (Sacramento Street)
    • Cambridge Common City Park
    • Maple Avenue Park (Maple Avenue)
    • Cooper Park (Hancock Street)
    • Franklin Street Park (Franklin Street)
    • Martin Luther King School (Putnam Avenue)
    • Corporal Burns Park (Flagg Street)
    • Riverside Neighborhood Park (Memorial Drive)
    • Riverside Press Park (River Street)
    • Hoyt Field (Gilmore Street)
    • Sennott Park (Broadway)
    • Dana Park (Magazine Street)
    • Paolillo Tot Lot (Pine Street Park)
    • Greene Rose Heritage Park (Harvard Street)
    • Donnelly Field City Park (Willow Street)
    • Warren Pals Park (Jefferson Street)
    • David Nunes Park (Brookline)
    • Fulmore Park (Sidney Street)
    • Goldstar Mothers Park (Gore Street)
    • Hurley Park (Hurley Street)
    • Ahern Field (Sixth Street)
    • Timothy J. Toomey Jr. Park (Rogers Street)

Please note: some waterplay features may be temporarily turned off due to repairs. To report an issue with a waterplay feature please contact Public Works at theworks@cambridgema.gov or call 617-349-4800.

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Page was last modified on 6/14/2024 11:42 AM
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