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.

Finest amateur baseball field in New England

1 Merrymount Parkway
Quincy, MA 02170
Phone: 617-376-1253

Children’s playground equipment

54 Huntress Street
Quincy, MA 02169
Phone: 617-376-1253

Named for Adams Shore community activist Arthur Boyson, a former President of the Adams Shore Community Association who helped the City acquire land for a playground.

25 Heron Road
Quincy, MA 02169
Phone: 617-376-1253

This municipally owned beach, located in a residential area, is along the Town River.

30 Avalon Ave
Quincy, MA 02169
Phone: 617-376-1253

This municipally owned beach, located in a residential area, is along the Town River.

52 Delano Ave
Quincy, MA 02169
Phone: 617-376-1253

This municipally owned beach with children’s playground equipment, located in a residential area, is along the Town River.

197 Palmer Street
Quincy, MA 02169
Phone: 617-376-1253

On the grounds of the Beechwood Knoll School, this 2.2 acre park has children’s playground equipment and a basketball court.

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

Frederick H. Bishop, a Civil War veteran of the 14th Infantry born on March 30, 1848, lived on Summit Avenue most of his life.

88 Holbrook Road
Quincy, MA 02171
Phone: 617-376-1253

Blue Hill Adventure & Quarry Museum conducts guided tours of the Blue Hills and Quincy Quarry Reservations and Native American sites.

Phone: 781-326-0079

Stretching over 7,000 acres from Quincy to Dedham, Milton to Randolph, the Blue Hills Reservation provides a green oasis in an urban environment.

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