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Beaches, Pools & Spray Parks

The City of Worcester has one pool, two spray parks and four beaches. The City is also home to three state beaches and pools. All sites are open to the public 12 to 7 p.m. everyday during the summer.

Fight the Bite - Mosquito Protection

Practice the 5 D's of mosquito protection during the months when mosquitoes are most active - Dress, DEET, Dusk, Dawn and Drain.

Green Hill Golf Course

The Division of Parks, Recreation & Cemetery maintains and manages a par 72, 18-hole municipal golf course offering City residents and non-City residents alike an exciting and challenging round of golf.

Leaf & Yard Waste Drop-Off Sites Open

The Worcester Public Works Department operates three yard waste drop-off sites for all Worcester residents, open April through November.

Out to Lunch Festival & Farmers' Market

Celebrating 10 years on the Worcester Common, the Out to Lunch Festival and Farmers' Market returns this summer with live bands, outdoor performers, artisans, nonprofits, food, farms and fun, beginning June 27 and running through September 5.

Recreation Worcester

Recreation Worcester's six week Summer program focuses on team work, sports, arts and fun learning delivered by local youth workers and community partners. Youth will be offered different options of activities to choose from guided by the Recreation Worcester staff team.

Summer Fitness Series

The Worcester Parks Summer Fitness Series is a 17-week program presented by the YWCA Central MA and Blue Cross Blue Shield of MA in partnership with the City of Worcester. The program runs from June 3 through September 28.

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Start a Business

Learn About Free Workshops "Starting a Business in Worcester" and Other Related Events.

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Programs & Initiatives

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Building Worcester

The City of Worcester is working proactively to attract new residents, visitors and businesses through small- and large-scale development projects.

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Census 2020

Every 10 years the federal government undertakes a census of the U.S. population to determine the allocation of seats held by each state in the House of Representatives.

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Clean Worcester Waters

Worcester is developing a long-term plan that will help prioritize investments in our water, wastewater and stormwater infrastructure for the next 50 years.

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Green Worcester Plan

Help make our city a green and sustainability leader by participating in the Green Worcester Plan!

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Welcome to Worcester

Welcome to the country's most vibrant and livable mid-sized city! With a population of more than 182,000 and more than 35,000 college students, Worcester is the second largest city in New England. Centrally located, the City is under an hour from Boston, Providence and Hartford.

Learn more about the "Heart of the Commonwealth."

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508-929-1300
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