Located across the street from Commerce Bank Field at Foley Stadium, Beaver Brook Park is home to both Ted Williams Little League and the Worcester Vikings youth football program. The park also offers numerous paved walking paths with pedestrian lighting. This, along with multiple playing fields and its sheer size, makes it one of the City's busiest and premier recreational parks.
The goal of the Summer Fitness Series is to provide Worcester residents with opportunities to engage in healthy eating, active living, community building, and spending the summer becoming a healthier Worcester. Classes range from boot camp to yoga to dance, with family-friendly options. The program runs from July 19 to September 30 at 8 city parks.
Beaver Brook Park has multiple playground and structure options for the little ones to enjoy. Located on opposite corners of the park, enjoy a leisurely stroll along the walking paths and enjoy the beautiful surroundings as you explore the different play areas.
Basketball, street hockey, little league baseball, softball, and football/soccer; there's something for everyone! With our multipurpose football/soccer field you have the opportunity to play soccer in the spring and summer, while football markings are complete for the fall season.
The City's second off-leash dog park opened in October of 2017. This double-gated, fenced and secured area within Beaver Brook Park offers dogs and dog lovers a place to go and enjoy the company of other animals. The approximately 17,000 square foot dog park is located next to the Beaver Brook Community Building on Mann Street (accessible parking/route is from the parking lot on Chandler Street) and offers complimentary dog waste disposal bags for dog owners to help keep the park clean.
The park is split into two fenced sections; one side for smaller dogs and one for larger dog breeds. All dogs are required to have a City of Worcester dog license on them at all times, required to have their vaccinations up-to-date, must be older than 6 months of age and a maximum of two dogs per adult/owner are allowed.
View some of the other parks in this district. Get out and explore!
Hadwen Park has many winding nature trails, as well as a long, quick-flowing river that runs from Leesville to Curtis Pond. This park also features a baseball diamond, a basketball court, a picnic area and a playground in the north western section. You can escape the urban sights and sounds at Hadwen Park.
Bailey-Prouty Playground is located on the very western edge of Worcester, almost on the Paxton/Leicester line. This park features a baseball diamond and a playground. The playground includes a slide, climbing structures, and more! This park is home of John W. Spillane Memorial Field.
Apricot Street Playground is a small neighborhood park (2.3 acres) located on the corner of Merchant and Apricot Streets near the Worcester-Leicester line. This park features a small playground, a swing set, and a few picnic tables. Apricot Street Playground has been a City Park since 1940.