Bennett Field is an almost 6 acre park, undergoing renovations to the ball field and retaining wall along Gates Lane. Bennett field is located behind the state Veterans Memorial Pool in Webster Square. This park features a softball field, a playground and a pool!
The playground at Bennet Field consists of two sections. One section is designed for children 2-5 years old, while the other section is designed for children 5-12 years old. There are swings for young kids, and for older kids. There are also various play structures with varying levels of difficulty, such as a climbing wall, monkey bar structures, tic tac toe panel, tall or short slides and much more!
Cool off and take a dip in the Veterans Memorial (Bennett Field) Swimming Pool! This pool is located in the City park.
The pool is in the Bennett Field park, but it is run by the State's Department of Conservation and Recreation.
View some of the other parks in this district. Get out and explore!
Named for the cascading waterfall visible from Cataract Street, Cascades Park abuts a number of other conservation areas and parks. This park has a number of hiking and nature trails which consist of interesting geographic features, most notably, the waterfall which leads into Cook Pond.
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.
Rockwood Field is located right next door to Worcester State University on Chandler Street. George I. Rockwood donated the land that now makes up Rockwood Field to the City of Worcester in 1940 with the intention to create an area that would be placed under the Parks and Recreation Department.