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.

Free program held monthly to highlight Quincy’s Environmental Treasures.

One Merrymount Parkway
Quincy, MA 02170
Phone: 617-472-0799

Named for Henry M.

102 Coddington Street
Quincy, MA 02169
Phone: 617-376-1253

Originally the Town’s South Commons, the land was sold off to private owners in 1818, including a large portion purchased by Job Faxon and he passed the land along to his son Henry H. Faxon.

00 Faxon Park Road
Quincy, MA 02169
Phone: 617-376-1253

Two basketball and two tennis courts with lights adjacent to the Colletta Field Baseball diamond and part of Merrymount Park.

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

Named for Patrick J.

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

Named for William H.

527 South Street
Quincy, MA 02169
Phone: 617-376-1253

Once the site of the City’s water reservoir, a large granite tower, built in 1901-1904, is the only reminder of the park’s interesting history.

20 Reservoir Road
Quincy, MA 02170
Phone: 617-376-1253

Children’s playground equipment, two little league baseball fields, and a basketball, street hockey, and tennis court are adjacent to the Fore River Clubhouse, and located along the Town River.

16 Nevada Road
Quincy, MA 02169
Phone: 02169

Furnace Brook Golf Club is a 9 hole semi-private club in Wollaston. We have a fun and active membership and have several tournaments and weekly leagues for both men and women.

74 Reservoir Road
Quincy, MA 02170
Phone: 617-472-8466

27 Championship holes set 300’ above sea level with breathtaking vistas at every turn.

100 Quarry Hills Drive
Quincy, MA 02169
Phone: 617-689-1900

Named for Paul V. Grasso, a South Quincy resident killed while serving with the United States Marine Corps in Vietnam in 1968, this park is used for passive recreation.

50 Columbia 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

A 50-acre preserve of wetlands and upland area along Quincy Shore Drive and Fenno Street, the Grossman family donated the park to the City in the 1960’s.

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

President John Adams lived to be 90, and it is thought that his penchant for exercise was a contributing factor.

Soccer field adjacent to municipally owned Mound Street beach located along the Town River.

75 Mound Street
Quincy, MA 02169
Phone: 617-376-1253

Named for Alfred N.

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

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

Lincoln Hancock Pool
300 Granite Street
Quincy, MA 02169

Named for the former adjacent school, this 1.1 acre park has children’s playground equipment, a basketball court, and large play area.

Quincy, MA 02170
Phone: 617-376-1253

Quincy’s largest and most utilized park, it is home to the following facilities: Adams Walk: Dedicated June 13, 2009, World War II Memorial, Adams Presidential Tablet, Charles Francis Adams gift mo

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

Girls’ and women’s-only Softball field

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

Named for Israel W. Monroe, the maternal grandfather of Henry M.

42 Pond Street
Quincy, MA 02169
Phone: 617-376-1253

The Neponset River Watershed Association is a grassroots, member-supported conservation group working since 1967 to clean up and protect the Neponset River, its tributaries and surrounding watershe

2173 Washington Street
Canton, MA 02021
Phone: 781-575-0354

Part of the Boston Harbor Islands National Recreation Area, and one of the few accessible by land, this property offers stellar vistas of the Boston skyline and other Harbor Islands.

With have candlepin bowling, pool, darts and video games.

170 Quincy Ave
Quincy, MA 02169
Phone: 617-472- 3597

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