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Plan your next party or family gathering at a park (or birthday party at Ed Burns Rink).

Here's how:

  • Click HERE to begin a request.
  • Select "Request a Reservation".
  • Once your request is submit, you will receive an email confirming you submitted a request. 
  • Within a day or two, if your requested time is available and we don't have any questions, your reservation will be approved & booked and you will receive an invoice. 
  • Please log into your account and pay within 24 hours.  Reservations with unpaid balances will be cancelled after 24 hours.
  • Once the invoice is paid, you will receive the permit. 
  • Have the permit accessible (on your phone or a printed copy) on the day of your event.

    If we have questions on your request we will hold the space for a day or 2 and try to contact you.  Questions? Call 781-316-3880 PRIOR to submitting your request.
Your request will automatically be declined if you submit for more than one timeslot.  For reservation requests of more than 50 people or private/corporate events, please follow up with a "Special Event Request Form". Your request will be placed on hold until we receive the form.


Check out the PICNIC AREAS in these parks to consider for your next gathering of up to 25-50 people ...

Reservoir Beach:  Groups may reserve the Pavilion Picnic area for a summer gathering (includes admission & swimming at Reservoir Beach) or an off-season gathering to just enjoy the park.

Bishop School
Buzzell Park
Crosby School Park
Magnolia Park
McClennen Park
Menotomy Rocks Park (no picnic tables or portapotties)
North Union Park @ Thompson School (seasonal spray park)
Peirce School (updated play area & picnic tables)
Spy Pond Park 
Summer Street Complex

*  Please note, Robbins Farm Park picnic area & playground is under construction and won't be permitted for picnics/gatherings*

Field Requests

To request a field, please complete the Field User Request Form. Please note, field space is limited in the fall and spring.   

Ice Rentals/Parties
Ed Burns Arena & Rink:  The rink offers small group parties scheduled during public skate times.  Submit a request online.  (To rent the entire rink, please submit a Ice Time Request Form)

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