Parks and Recreation Areas
Recreation in Belmont
Belmont provides its residents with numerous recreation facilities throughout the town including playgrounds, outdoor tennis courts, indoor and outdoor pools, field house and fitness room at Belmont High School, ball fields and a skating rink. Programs are offered year round for Belmont families.
Payson Park Music Festival
This program, sponsored in part by the Recreation Department offers a wide variety of entertainment for all ages throughout the summer months.
Beaver Brook Reservation
The biggest recreation area is Beaver Brook Reservation (run by the Massachusetts Dept. of Conservation and Recreation). It is about 60 acres on the Waltham line where Trapelo Rd meets Mill St (near Waverley). Activities include hiking, playground, cross-country skiing, fishing, picnic area. There's a "spray pool" area for the smaller kids to cool off in the summer.
Playground, tot lot (new - spring 1998), ball field, four tennis courts
Payson Road, at Elm Street
Playground, tot lot, field, Payson Park Music Festival
Grove Street, at Huron Ave.
Playground (New - spring 2001), ball fields (soccer, baseball), four tennis courts
Waverly and Beech Streets
Playground, ball field, multi-purpose play area
School and Cottage Streets
Playground (new - summer 1999), outdoor pool, outdoor ice rink
266 School Street, near Washington Street
Playground (new - spring 2001), ball field
Playground, ball fields, four tennis courts
Ball fields (one lighted), indoor ice rink, indoor pool, ten tennis courts, field house
Nature observing, picnicking
87-acre Mass Audubon sanctuary offering nature classes and 2.5 miles of gentle trails
Maple Street, near Bartlett Avenue
Playground, soccer fields, four tennis courts