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Beaches, Pools & Spray Parks

The City of Worcester has one pool, two spray parks and four beaches. The City is also home to three state beaches and pools. All sites are open to the public 12 to 7 p.m. everyday during the summer.

Construction Activity

View a list of scheduled construction related activity for resurfacing, water and sewer work city-wide. Motorists are advised that there will be traffic delays at these locations.

Green Hill Golf Course

The Division of Parks, Recreation & Cemetery maintains and manages a par 72, 18-hole municipal golf course offering City residents and non-City residents alike an exciting and challenging round of golf.

Leaf & Yard Waste Drop-Off Sites Open

The Worcester Public Works Department operates three yard waste drop-off sites for all Worcester residents, open April through November.

Out to Lunch Festival & Farmers' Market

Celebrating 12 years on the Worcester Common, the Out to Lunch Festival and Farmers' Market returns this summer with live bands, outdoor performers, artisans, nonprofits, food, farms and fun, beginning August 4 and running through September 1.

Seasonal Employment

The City of Worcester offers many opportunities for young people to obtain employment at various levels, from supervisory to staff. Interested candidates should follow the instructions for each opening in order to apply for the position(s) of interest.

Summer Fitness Series

The goal of this program is to provide Worcester residents with opportunities to engage in healthy eating, active living, community building and spending the summer becoming a healthier Worcester. The program runs from June 13 to September 18 Mondays through Sundays at 12 city parks. We hope to see you there!

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Programs & Initiatives

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Age Friendly Worcester

Working together to make Worcester a vibrant, livable place for everyone, regardless of age or ability.

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Building Worcester

The City of Worcester is working proactively to attract new residents, visitors and businesses through small- and large-scale development projects.

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Cybersecurity Awareness

Cybersecurity Awareness is a global effort to help everyone stay protected whenever and however you connect. Do Your Part. #BeCyberSmart.

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Informing Worcester

Informing Worcester is the City's new open data portal, focusing on functional transparency.

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Welcome to Worcester

Welcome to the country's most vibrant and livable mid-sized city! With a population of more than 200,000 and more than 35,000 college students, Worcester is the second largest city in New England. Centrally located, the City is under an hour from Boston, Providence and Hartford.

Learn more about the "Heart of the Commonwealth."

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