The Green Hill Park Farm and all playgrounds and play structures are closed until further notice; city parks and open spaces remain open. The City is acting with an abundance of caution.
Apricot Street Playground is a small park (2.3 acres) located on the corner of Merchant and Apricot Street near the Worcester-Leicester line. This park features a small playground, a swing set and a few picnic tables. It has been a City Park since 1940.
View some of the other parks in this district. Get out and explore!
Boynton Park is Worcester's second largest city-park, physically located within the town of Paxton. It features a baseball diamond, picnic area and many hiking and nature trails, which connect to many other publicly accessible green spaces. Silver Spring cuts through the middle of the park.
Bennett Field is a 6 acre park located behind the state Veterans Memorial Pool in Webster Square. It is also between Curtis Ponds and Coes Pond. It is undergoing renovations to the ball field and the retaining wall along Gates Lane. This park features a softball field, playground and pool!
The area around Coes Pond offers an accessible, multi-generational park and playground. There are approximately 5 miles of walking trails including the East-West Trail that link John J. Binienda Memorial beach, Columbus Park and Reed Memorial Rectangular Field and playground.