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Reservoir Beach
Pavilion Picnic Area
Group Programs/Camps Reservations (No tables)
Entrance Area

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Res Beach Rendering 2022

Facility Information

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

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2022 Season Information

Enjoy Summer 2022 at the New Reservoir Beach! 

Arlington Recreation and the Town of Arlington are excited to announce that Reservoir Beach will be fully open the summer of 2022! Enjoy the newly renovated Reservoir Beach including the brand new bath house, snack bar, picnic pavilion, playground, water play area, sport court, new lawn areas and parking lot with full ADA access. The beach is supervised by certified lifeguards and other beach staff while open.  Only US Coast Guard lifesaving devices are allowed.  Some water toys are permitted such as balls and foam noodles . (Inflatables are not allowed.)

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Reservoir Beach will be open June 18 - August 19, 10am - 7pm (subject to staff availability). Day passes may be purchased at the gate ($6 cash) per person over age 1.  Season passes are also available for residents and non-residents.

Special Events and Activities

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

Walking and Fitness Program for Seniors

Friday Summer Concerts

Brews and Dogs End of the Summer Celebration

General Information

Located on Lowell Street in Arlington Heights, the Reservoir Beach includes a filtered/chlorinated swimming area, bathhouse, concession stand, parking lot, ADA accessible paths, playground and picnic pavilion. Beach tags can be purchased in person at the Arlington Recreation office, Mon-Fri, 8:00am - 4:00pm, online or at the beach once it is open. Daily passes and season passes are available. The beach is supervised by certified lifeguards and other beach staff while open. Only U.S. Coast Guard certified lifesaving devices are allowed. All people over one (1) year of age are charged admission to the beach area. Grilling/open flames not allowed.  Seasonal snack bar. Walking trail around Arlington Reservoir.

Reservoir Beach is open seasonally for swimming from mid-June through late August to Arlington residents and non-residents.  Closing dates and times are dependent upon staff availability.  Except for pre and post season maintenance, the park is open to the public approximately September - May in the off season.

Organized Groups/Camps

Important!  We welcome organized groups/camps.  However, all groups must submit an online request.  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 Group Reservation/no tables below.  Only pre-approved groups will be admitted. Questions?  Please contact us at 781-316-3880 or email

Parties, Events and Picnic Reservations

Book your next summer time party or family gathering at Reservoir Beach!  Click on Pavilion Picnic Area  below for details.

For all gatherings over 50 people and private/corporate events, please submit online request AND fill out a Special Event Request Form.

Reservations & Activities

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