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Reservoir Beach
Pavilion Picnic Area - SUMMER GATHERINGS
Group Programs/Youth Camps Reservations (No tables)
Entrance Area
Pavilion Picnic Area - OFF-SEASON GATHERINGS
Reservoir Beach - Walking/Running Path

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Res Beach Rendering 2022

Facility Information

Lowell St.
Arlington, MA 02474
Phone: (781) 316-3880

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2023 Season Information

Enjoy Summer 2024 at the New Reservoir Beach! 

Enjoy the newly renovated Reservoir Beach including the brand new bath house, snack bar, picnic pavilion, playground, filtered/chlorinated swimming & water play area, sport court, new lawn areas, walking path around the Reservoir and parking lot with full ADA access.

Located on Lowell Street in Arlington Heights, the beach is supervised by certified lifeguards and other beach staff while open.  Only US Coast Guard lifesaving devices are allowed. Everyone over two (2) years of age must display season pass tags or pay daily admission to be admitted to beach area. Reservoir Beach is open to residents and non-residents.  Once again this year, we will allow beach goers to use some water toys not permitted in the past (Inflatables are not allowed.) Grilling/open flames not permitted.

Reservoir Beach will be open June 17 - *August 23, 9am - 6:30pm (6:30pm water closes, beach closes at 7pm) *Closing date is subject to staff availability. Except for pre and post season maintenance, the park is open to the public approximately September - May in the off season.

Special Events and Activities

Special Events & Activities are scheduled at the Res all summer long!

Free Summer Concerts

Reservoir Dogs - Brews & Dogs End of Summer Celebration

Parties, Events and Picnic Reservations

Book your next Summer Time party or family gathering at Reservoir Beach!  Click on Pavilion Picnic Area - SUMMER GATHERINGS  below for details. (Only organized camps are permitted to submit requests for the Large Group/Camp reservations).

Off-season Reservations for the Picnic Pavilion are available from late August - early May (swimming is prohibited).  Click on Pavilion Picnic Area - OFF-SEASON GATHERINGS for details.

Organized Groups/Camps

Important!  We welcome organized youth camps.  However, all groups must submit an online request.

The Large Group/camps reservation is ONLY for youth camps.  Please note, requests are NOT confirmed reservations. 
Organized group programs/camps wishing to swim at Reservoir Beach must receive approval in advance from Arlington Recreation.  Please see information under Youth Group/Camp Reservation/no tables below.  Only pre-approved groups will be admitted. Questions?  Please contact us at 781-316-3880 or email

Reservations & Activities

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