×Worcester health officials have issued a citywide mask advisory. More Info

Lake Park

Lake Park

Public Notice

  • Due to staffing limitations, Indian Lake Beach was not opened on July 1 with the City's other swimming areas and splash parks. City officials said maintaining the safety of beachgoers was the top priority when deciding to not open Indian Lake Beach.
  • Temporary Ban on the Use of Personal Watercraft on Indian Lake - Effective August 18, 2021 through September 30, 2022 the use of personal watercraft on Indian Lake is prohibited. Read More...

Lake Park is Worcester's third largest municipal park. It is located directly across from Lake Quinsigamond. It houses a state of the art baseball field (Tivnan Field).

Lake Park is largely rural and is split by Hamilton Street. At the north it is bordered by Nonquit Street, at the east it is lined by Lake Avenue and on the south and west it is bordered by Coburn Avenue. In the summer of 1884 (before the vote on the Park Act) Horace H. Bigelow and Edward L. Davis donated over one hundred acres to the City to establish a park on the shores of Lake Quinsigamond.

The public enthusiasm for parks sparked by the gift of Lake Park further ensured the almost unanimous approval - 5,094 to 181 - of the Parks Act in the fall 1884 election.

In 1956, about 27 acres were taken by the State for the development of Lake Quinsigamond, leaving approximately 74 acres of non-waterfront property for the City of Worcester public use.

Quinsigamond State Park found across Lake Avenue is located on the shore of Lake Quinsigamond. Here, you can swim in the lake, enjoy a picnic, play tennis or walk along the paths. 

Further down the lake to the north is another section of the State Park, Quinsigamond State Park (Regatta Point). There is another swimming and picnic area here. You can also rent boats (non-motorized) and go fishing. Regatta Point is known for its sailboat activities, as well as hosting high school, college and national crew races in the spring.

Rule the Court

Basketball Court at Lake Park

Aside from baseball at Lake Park, you’ll find a softball diamond and a fully enclosed basketball court a short walk up Hamilton Street on the western side of the park at the corner of Coburn Ave. Grab some friends for a pickup game or just practice your shot when visiting this beautiful location.

Summer Fitness Series

The City of Worcester is excited to announce the return of the 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 through September 18, Mondays through Sundays at 12 city parks.


Group of People Exercising/Dancing in an Open Space

Also Check Out

View some of the other parks in this district. Get out and explore!

Quick Facts

Location: 600 Hamilton Street - Map

District: 2,3

Size: 74.3 acres

Parking Lot(s): Yes


  • Baseball Diamond
  • Basketball Court
  • Nature Trail(s)
  • Monuments/Memorials
  • Picnic Area
  • Softball Diamond

City of Worcester
Customer Service Line
Monday - Friday
7:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Contact Us
Services Tour

Facebook, Twitter, YouTube and Instagram Icons
ALERTWorcester Logo  Smart911 Logo
City of Worcester Seal Image Worcester Public Schools Seal Image Worcester Public Library Logo
Home | Login | Disclaimer | Privacy Policy | Site Map

© 2022 Copyright City of Worcester, MA. All Rights Reserved.

Official City of Worcester, MA Website WorcesterMA.gov