Parks and Recreation

Home to the Blue Hills, Quincy Quarry, and Quincy Shores Reservations, fifty two municipal park locations, eleven beaches, and three golf courses, Quincy offers biking, birding, boating, cycling, hiking, nature walks, picnicking, playgrounds, rock climbing, skating, skiing, swimming and more. Quincy’s most utilized park, donated by descendants of Presidents John and John Quincy Adams and originally developed by Frederick Law Olmsted, Merrymount Park now includes Adams Field, the finest amateur baseball field in New England, Collins Rest-a-While Playground, Fenno Street basketball and tennis courts, Mitchell McCoy softball field, Ruth Gordon Ampitheater, running track at Faxon Field, Ryan Boathouse, and Veteran’s Memorial Stadium.

Family, youth and senior memberships available. Visit website for fees and swim schedule.

Lincoln Hancock Pool
300 Granite Street
Quincy, MA 02169

Open year-round, dawn to dusk. At Squantum Point, visitors can see the Boston skyline across the harbor and dozens of species of wild birds in the park.

Squantum Point Park
Haul Road
Quincy, MA 02171
Phone: 617-727-5290

The Blue Hills Trailside Museum is the interpretive center for the state’s 7,000-acre Blue Hills Reservation and is managed by Mass Audubon.

Hours: 

Tuesday - Sunday: 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Blue Hills Trailside Museum
1904 Canton Ave
Milton, MA 02184
Phone: 617-333-0690

A half-mile long self-guided nature walk, designed to showcase the major plant and animal species that find their homes in and around the Quincy salt marsh, leads to a cemetery with the remains of

386 Fenno Street
Quincy, MA 02170
Phone: 617-376-1253

Named for John J.

515 Quarry Street
Quincy, MA 02169
Phone: 617-376-1253

Named for Sgt. Lawrence A. Grenham, a Hough’s neck resident killed while serving in Vietnam, this park has children’s playground equipment and is one block from Edgewater Drive beach.

49 Macy Street
Quincy, MA 02169
Phone: 617-376-1253

Named in 1932 for James S.

12 Agawam Road
Quincy, MA 02169
Phone: 617-376-1253

Children’s playground equipment

162 South Central Ave
Quincy, MA 02170
Phone: 617-376-1253

Named for Alfred N.

993 Sea Street,
Quincy, MA 02169
Phone: 617-376-1253

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