Greenwood Park is located on the south end of the city in the Quinsigamond Village Neighborhood section. It is bustling with lots of activities during the summer months.
Initial purchases were made in 1905, from Ezra A. Day and William Forsberg. There were subsequent purchases from eight others in 1912 and 1917 making for a total of 14 acres. The women's NCAA sanctioned basketball league is hosted there during the months of June and July. Additionally there is a playground, softball field, spray park, basketball court, nature trail, picnic areas and tennis courts available to the city public.
One of Greenwood Park's most prominent aspects is its splash pad or spray park. The splash pad has proven to be a popular park element during the summer season. It is a great way for the kids to have fun and cool off on a hot summer day!
In addition to the splash park and playground, you can also play a fun or competitive game on the tennis and basketball courts. You can also watch or play a riveting game on the softball diamond!
View some of the other parks in this district. Get out and explore!
Banis Street Playlot is a small 2,500 square foot park, referred to as a "Pocket 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.
The Providence Street Playground has been a city park since 2010. It features a new playground, which is split into two parts. One side is for younger kids, while the other is geared toward older kids. It also contains Glodis Field, a multipurpose field named after the late State Rep. William J. Glodis.
Oakland Heights Playground is a neighborhood park located off of Route-20. It is surrounded on three sides by residences (on the north, south and west), with land owned by a church to the east. The Broad Meadow Brook Wildlife Sanctuary is located to the east and north of the church property.
Location: 14 Forsberg Street - Map
Size: 14.0 acres
Parking Lot(s): Yes
Master Plan: View