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Join us for a summer of fun in the parks! Our Parks Summer Guide is now available.

The Urban Forestry Division partnered with Tree Eastie and Mayor Wu to plant trees on Arbor Day.

The City is designated a Tree City for strong and continued investment in its urban forest.

Mayor Michelle Wu and the Boston Parks and Recreation Department will host the 2024 Neighborhood Coffee Hour Series in partnership with Dunkin’® in parks citywide from April 22 to June 26. Mayor Wu’s...

Mayor Michelle Wu and the Boston Parks and Recreation Department will once again host the 2024 Mayor's Cup Street Hockey Tournament in partnership with the Boston Bruins Foundation during the April...

Mayor Michelle Wu, in partnership with the Boston Parks and Recreation Department and Boston Centers for Youth & Families (BCYF), invites Boston girls aged 7 to 14 to participate in the annual All...

The Parks and Recreation Department and Urban Forestry Division have announced a new milestone in ongoing efforts to enhance public access to urban tree data.

Children, parents, and caregivers are invited to join the Boston Parks and Recreation Department for February school vacation week.

Growing the Division's capacity delivers for residents.

The Boston Parks and Recreation Department has announced that Walsh Playground at 1005 Washington Street in Dorchester will receive $500,000 as part of $13 million in grant funding recently announced...

The Boston Parks and Recreation Department is pleased to announce registration will open on February 1 for the 2024 Summer Sports Centers at White Stadium in Franklin Park, Almont Park in Mattapan...

The Boston Parks and Recreation Department, in partnership with the Anthony Rougier Sports Foundation, is pleased to announce the 2024 Winter Soccer Clinic.

The Boston Parks and Recreation Department has launched the 2024 Youth Flag Football League, a co-ed program that runs from January 27 to March 2 in the Carter Playground Bubble, located at 709...

Mayor Michelle Wu signed a public tree protection ordinance on a key recommendation stemming from the City's Urban Forest Plan.

Join us as we count down Boston Parks and Recreation's “Top 10 Moments” of 2023.

The Boston Parks and Recreation Department, in partnership with the Boston Public Health Commission (BPHC), has announced the launch of the 2024 Boston Parks Winter Fitness Series. This program is...

Youth hockey teams from throughout the city will compete for the title of “Boston’s Best” at the 2023 Mayor’s Cup Ice Hockey Tournament hosted by the Boston Parks and Recreation Department in...

The Boston Parks and Recreation Department will host the 2023 Winter Soccer 7-v-7 Tournament at the Carter Playground Bubble, 709 Columbus Avenue, from Tuesday, December 26, to Saturday, December 30.

The Boston Parks and Recreation Department is teaming up with coaches from the Boston Ultimate Disc Alliance (BUDA) to offer free co-ed youth Ultimate disc clinics at the Carter Playground Bubble, 709...

South End resident Gene Bolinger was welcomed on October 20 to the Boston Parks and Recreation Commission, a seven-person review body appointed by the Mayor and created by a legislative act and a vote...

Local advocates and City officials gathered on the holiday to begin the progress of a Veterans Memorial arboretum.

The City of Boston’s Franklin Park Action Plan was recently recognized by the American Society of Landscape Architects (ASLA) with the announcement of its 2023 Professional Awards .

The Boston Parks and Recreation Department has announced that the department’s Urban Wilds Program, in collaboration with Mass Audubon and Boston University, has been selected to represent Boston in...

The planned renovation of Roxbury’s Clifford Playground will be receiving $1 million from the latest round of federally-funded Land and Water Conservation Fund (LWCF) grants announced by the Healey...

­­­The Urban Forestry Division partnered with the community to bring shade and beauty to Brighton.

Mark your calendars and prepare to join the Boston Parks and Recreation Department to celebrate the holiday season with their 2023 schedule of lighting celebrations in City of Boston parks. Please...

Trees in Boston’s parks are being inventoried to assist in implementing strategies of the Urban Forest Plan.

The $9.8 million project includes accessibility, equity, art, and athletics upgrades.

Today, Mayor Wu joined Senator Ed Markey to celebrate that the City of Boston has received $11.4 million in funding from the U.S. Forest Service’s Urban and Community Forestry Grant.

Mayor Michelle Wu and the Boston Parks and Recreation Department host the third annual Fall-o-Ween Children’s Festival on the Boston Common Parade Ground at the corner of Beacon and Charles Streets on...

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