BELMONT TOWN PARKS
Town Field— Waverley Street
Pequossette (PQ) Park — Maple Street
Winn Brook Fields -Waterhouse Rd
Grove Street Park— Grove St
Payson Park—Payson Rd
Chenery Middle School Field— Washington St
Underwood Park - Cottage St
We have three ways of requesting a permit to use a park in Belmont
1. Small party at a park: This is intended for birthday parties and small family gatherings. We have various picnic tables at our parks in town that you can reserve for this purpose. To reserve a picnic table, you must log into your Belmont Recreation account and request the rental at the link below.
REQUEST AND RESERVE
2. One time special event request: This is intended for one time use for events roughly under 50 people. If the event is large or will have a large impact on the field, you may be asked to present your request to the Recreation Commission. If this is the case, you must submit your at a minimum of 30 days in advance. The form to request a special event is attached here. Please complete it and return it to Recreation@belmont-ma.gov.
Special Event Form
3. Seasonal, re-occurring use: This is intended for youth sports groups and other programmatic related permits.
The form to request a special event is attached here. Please complete it and return it to Recreation@belmont-ma.gov.
Field Permit Form
OFF-LEASH DOG PROGRAM
Please be respectful of the fields. More details on the Off-Leash program, including the application, can be found here.
Parks Projects and the Community Preservation Committee (CPC)
The Recreation Commission and Recreation Department works to improve the parks, playgrounds and open spaces throughout town. The Recreation Commission has a 2 step process for parks projects and renovations. Phase 1: Design/Review and Phase 2: Construction. If you are interested in getting involved with CPC projects please contact the Recreation office.
Detailed information on CPC projects can be found on the CPC webpage.
CURRENT PROJECTS (click on field name for photos)
FIELDS ASSESSMENT AND INVENTORY
GENERAL PARKS RULES
Parks are open from Dawn - Dusk
- If frost or wet conditions are present, use should be suspended to prevent damage to the fields.
- Glass containers and littering is prohibited
- Use proper receptacles, do not over stuff barrels
- Bulk trash should be removed by user
- Permits can be secured with the Recreation Department
- Permit holders should have permit at site during use
- Permit holders must adhere to locations and times issued
- Permit holders are responsible for ensuring area is neat and clean after use
Off-leash hours are suspended when:
- Permits are required annually and can be obtained at the Recreation Office
- Owners are responsible for supplying dog waste bags, pick-ing up and proper disposal
- Dogs should not be off-leash within 50’ of playground equipment
- Dogs should not be in playgrounds
Dogs should be removed from the field if:
- A permitted group is using field
- DPW/Contractors are working on the field
- Fields are saturated with water
- When school is in session
- They are digging in the field
- There is excessive barking
- They are aggressive to others