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Recreational Facilities

Wright’s Pond

Wright’s Pond, located on Elm Street, offers swimming, picnicking and shaded areas for relaxing. Hiking and fishing are also available. You must obtain a Pass for access and use of the facility. For more information please visit the Wright’s Pond webpage.

Tufts Pool

Located on Main Street next to Tufts Park in South Medford. Swimming lessons available. For pool hours and more info contact the Department of Recreation at (781) 393-2486 or DPW Office 781-393-2417 (summer only). Tufts Pool has both wading and deep water facilities. Facility is manned by lifeguards, bath house attendants and park police. Click here to download the Tufts Pool Membership Application (PDF). For more information please visit the Tufts Pool page.

Medford Community Schools Programs

Various athletic and other activities offered at Medford High School. For further info contact Community Schools at (781) 393-2226 or visit their website.

Medford High School- Turf Field, Swimming Pool, Indoor Facilities

489 Winthrop St. A multi-use facility with basketball/volleyball courts, Olympic size swimming pool, turf field, and 300 seat theatre. For further information, please contact Bob Maloney, Athletic and Community Schools Director at 781-393-2380 or rmaloney@medford.k12.ma.us. Please also visit the website for details about each facility.

Parks

Over the past five years, Medford has conducted an aggressive park improvement project. Most of the city’s twenty-one parks have been rehabilitated, and they offer new soccer fields, football fields, softball/baseball fields, multi-use courts for basketball, tennis, and street hockey. In addition, most have new, accessible play structures. For more information, please visit our Parks and Playgrounds page.

Medford Boat Club

Mystic Lakes. Membership required. Swimming & Boating Lessons offered. For more info contact the boat club at (781) 648-9774 or visit their website.

LoConte Skating Rink

Mystic Valley Parkway. Hockey and Skating Lessons offered. Medford High School’s home rink. For further info contact (781) 395-9594 or visit the website.

Flynn Skating Rink

Woodland Rd. Hockey and Skating Lessons offered. For further info contact (781) 395-8492

Middlesex Fells Reservation

Fellsway West. Hiking, Biking, Walking, Sledding Paths, Picnic Areas. For further info contact the DCR at (617) 727-5380 or visit the website.