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Banis Street Playlot

Banis Street Playlot

Public Notice

Green Hill Park Farm is closed until further notice; city parks and open spaces remain open.

  • Baseball, softball and field hockey games may start being played. Leagues must meet Phase III Step 1 requirements. Permits are required and no tournaments are allowed.
  • All fields for football, soccer, rugby, lacrosse and ultimate Frisbee remain open for practice only.
  • The City is also allowing events in parks that meet the Indoor and Outdoor Events to Address COVID-19 Guidelines. Large events, such as street festivals, parades and road races will not be allowed. Events will be restricted to 25 percent of a facility's maximum capacity (no more than 25 people or 50 in an outdoor setting).
  • Handball courts at Green Hill Park and Crompton Park are open for play.
  • Tennis and Pickleball courts are also open, while Basketball and Volleyball courts remain closed.
  • Playgrounds in 35 parks and the Skate Park at Green Hill Park opened Saturday, June 20.
  • Dog parks are reopened as of Friday, June 12.
  • Golf Course Operational Guidelines & Driving Range Reopening Plan
  • Parks & Fields Reopening Plan


We wish to remind everyone to keep a safe distance (6 feet) between yourself and other people.

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Banis Street Playlot is a small 2,500 square foot park located on the corner of Dorchester and Houghton Street. Acquired by the City in 1947 and it was named for its location, as it is situated in "Banis Square." The park features a playground, seating and picnic tables.

A plaque in the park has an inscription that reads, "Play equipment donated in loving memory of Harold 'Mickie' Bailin through the generosity of Maurice and Ben Bailin."

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View some of the other parks in this district. Get out and explore!

Quick Facts

Location: 79 Houghton Street - Map

District: 3

Size: 0.47 acres

Parking Lot(s): No

Features:

  • Monuments/Memorials
  • Picnic Area
  • Playground

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