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.

Named in honor of Michael Therrien in appreciation for his commitment to Quincy Youth Soccer, this park has two soccer fields.

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

Field adjacent to Veterans’ Memorial Stadium used for soccer and lacrosse.

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

Synthetic field turf hosting football, soccer and lacrosse with seating for 3,000 spectators.

850 Hancock Street
Quincy, MA 02169
Phone: 617-376-1253

Named for Welcome G.

73 Sagamore Street
Quincy, MA 02171
Phone: 617-376-1253

Named for John Wendall Moses, a Squantum resident killed in World War I while serving with the Army’s 101st Infantry Division during the Battle of Argonne on October 23, 1918, this 3.6 acre park, a

113 Standish Road
Quincy, MA 02171
Phone: 617-376-1253

Once the site of an old schoolhouse, the land was developed into a park after the school burnt down in a fire.

85 Whitwell Street
Quincy, MA 02169
Phone: 617-376-1253

Quincy’s largest beach, managed by the Massachusetts Department of Conservation and Recreation, offers 2.5 miles of clean sand, swimming, lifeguards, free parking, a bathhouse with public restrooms

Quincy Shore Drive
Quincy, MA 02170
Phone: 617-727-5290

Children’s playground equipment and basketball court on the grounds of the Wollaston Elementary School.

Quincy, MA
Phone: 617-376-1253

Tot Lot is located on Quincy Shore Drive between East Elm Ave and Sachem Street.

Quincy Shore Drive
between East Elm Ave and Sachem Street.
Quincy, MA 02170

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