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Announcements

  • PETERSEN SPLASH PAD AT WATSON PARK. THE SPLASH PAD WILL OPEN ON MEMORIAL DAY, MAY 28TH FROM 12PM TO 5PM. THE SPLASH PAD WILL OPERATE ON A WEEKEND SCHEDULE THROUGH JUNE 26th, 12PM TO 5PM AND RESUME FULL DAILY OPERATION ON WEDNESDAY, JUNE 27TH, 10AM to 7PM. NON-BRAINTREE RESIDENTS USING THE SPLASH PAD MUST PARK THEIR VEHICLES AT THE SMITH BEACH PARKING LOT LOCATED ON EDGEHILL ROAD AND VINEDALE ROAD. ACCESS TO THE SPLASH PAD VIA THE FRANCIS J. TOLAND WALKWAY CONNECTING SMITH BEACH TO WATSON PARK. GROUPS OF TWELVE OR MORE USING THE SPLASH PAD MUST PROVIDE THE RECREATION OFFICE WITH A MINIMUM OF TEN (10) DAYS ADVANCE NOTICE. SCHOOL BUSES ARE REQUIRED TO PARK IN THE SMITH BEACH PARKING LOT AT THE END OF EDGEHILL ROAD OR IN THE BASEBALL PARKING LOT ON GORDON ROAD.
  • PAWTUCKET RED SOX GAME: Tuesday, August 28 at McCoy Stadium, Pawtucket, RI against Lehigh Valley IronPigs.  Tickets are now on sale for $22 at the Recreation Department at 85 Quincy Ave!!  Cash or check only!  For more information you can reach us at (781)794-8901. 

Department Description

Provision of recreational programs for all ages including, but not limited to: Summer organized play, summer waterfronts, summer special needs day activities, Sunset Concert Series, Parties In the Park, Independence Day Celebration coordination, Independence Day Celebration Parade coordination, group trips to sporting and cultural events for Braintree families, Learn to Skate Program, Ski/Snowboard Big Blue Program, Slimnastics Program, Judo/JuJitsu Classes, community recreational facility master scheduling, rental and scheduling of Alice Daughraty Gymnasium, youth sports program facilitation.

Contact Info
Recreation Director: Nelson Chin
Office Hours: Mon-Fri, 8:30am – 4:30pm
Phone: 781-794-8910
E-mail: nchin@braintreema.gov