Holmes Field is an 8-acre park located on Plantation Street, named after Swedish businessman and politician, Pehr G. Holmes. It features an accessible playground with areas for ages 2-5 and 5-12 with poured in place rubber safety surfacing, two tennis courts with Pickleball overlays and sports lighting. Holmes Field is home of the Nick Manzello Baseball Diamond.
Two separate playground areas can be found at Holmes Field with accessible structures for children of all ages! You'll also find ample seating areas to relax and unwind while the kids burn off some energy.
Recent renovations of Holmes Field included the addition of two new tennis courts with Pickleball overlays (Pickleball is a paddleball sport that combines elements of tennis, badminton and table tennis). These bright, fenced-in courts will help you bring your tennis game to the next level!
View some of the other parks in this district. Get out and explore!
Institute Park is a historic park which dates to the late 1800’s. Close to downtown, this park was originally an ordinary farm field and pasture. It was donated by the Honorable Stephen Salisbury III in 1887 as a park to supply a green space for the students and citizens of Worcester.
Dodge Park is a quaint 9 acre park located to the east of Indian Lake. Thomas Dodge donated the land to establish Dodge Park in 1889. In 1897, a rustic stone bridge was built over what was Arthur Spring at the time. Today, Dodge Park has a gazebo, a picnic area and nature trails to enjoy!
Fairmont Park is located atop Poet Laureate Hill off of Grove Street. It has a playground, half basketball court and a picnic area. This park also features amazing views of downtown Worcester. In addition, Fairmont Park has an amphitheater and occasionally hosts events.
Location: 201 Plantation Street - Map
Size: 8.0 acres
Parking Lot(s): Yes
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