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Brookline Recreation Department
133 Eliot St, Chestnut Hill, MA 02467
The Brookline Recreation Department offers a wide range of programs, from athletics to environmental education. It alsoMore manages the town's swimming pool, ice rink, golf course, recreation center and atheletic fields. The department is headquartered at the Eliot Recreation Center, near the Heath School on Eliot St. Lisa Paradis serves as director.
Brookline Avenue Playground
Aspinwall Ave & Brookline Ave, Brookline, MA 02445

This four-acre park along Brookline Ave. features a large playing field, a baseball diamond, and a fenced-in "totMore lot" with a woodchip playground and swings. This park is directly adjacent to the Lynch Recreation Center.

Organized teams must seek a permit from the Brookline Recreation Department before using town athletic facilities.

Brookline Avenue Playground is part of Brookline's Green Dog Program, which allows  users to let their dogs off leash during certain hours. At Amory, dogs are allowed off leash from dawn to 1 p.m. during March through November, and from dawn to dusk during December through February.

Brookline Ice Skating Rink
23 Newton St, Brookline, MA 02445
Located in the ruins of a former Italian garden at the peak of Larz Anderson Park, the Brookline Ice Skating Rink isMore operated by the Recreation Department from October through February. Classes and league play are offered at the outdoor rink, which is also available for event rental. Public skating times are extended during the Christmas and February school holidays, as well as on Martin Luther King Day and Presidents' Day. Behind it is a long, steep hill where the best sledding in the area is available.
Warren Field
133 Eliot St, Chestnut Hill, MA 02467

One of Brookline's largest athletic fields, the Daniel J. Warren Field includes facilities for baseball, softball,More soccer, tennis and basketball. The park also has several pieces of playground equipment including a sandbox and splash fountain scattered along a path from the Brookline Recreation offices on Eliot Street.

The park is part of Brookline's Green Dog Program, which allows park users to let their dogs off a leash during certain hours. At Warren Field, dogs are allowed off the leash from dawn to 1:00pm.

Organized teams must seek a permit from the Brookline Recreation Department before using town atheletic facilities.

Soule Recreation Center
652 Hammond St, Chestnut Hill, MA 02467

Comprising more than nine acres near Route 9 in Chestnut Hill, the Soule Recreation Center features soccer fields,More tennis courts, an indoor gym, playgrounds for both toddlers and school-age children, and a large splash fountain with a variety of moving parts. The park is also home to the Environmental Education Center, which hosts summer and school vacation nature camps. The Soule Gymnasium can be rented for special events through the Brookline Recreation Department.

The Soule Center is part of Brookline's Green Dog Program, which allows park users to let their dogs off leash during certain hours. At the Soule Center, dogs are allowed off leash from dawn to 9 a.m.

Organized teams must seek a permit from the Recreation Department before using town athletic facilities.

Larz Anderson Park
Newton St & Goddard Ave, Brookline, MA 02445

A former estate that was donated to the town in the 1950s, Larz Anderson Park is Brookline's largest park at 61More acres, and features a variety of recreation facilities, picturesque landscaping, historic ruins and a popular transportation museum housed in a former carriage house.

From the parking lot on Goddard Avenue, park users have easy access to a fenced-in playground, baseball diamonds, picnic shelter, restrooms, and the park's man-made lagoon, complete with a footbridge, fountain and gazebo. Several barbecue grills overlook the lagoon and can be reserved through the Brookline Recreation Department.

From Avon Street, a driveway leads past Larz Andrson Auto Museum and the town skating rink to a parking lot perched at the top of the hill, where remains of the old estate gardens still stand. The sloping hill of Larz Anderson Park affords wide views of the Boston skyline and is popular for sledding, kite flying and watching Fourth of July fireworks on the Charles River.

Larz Anderson Park is part of Brookline's Green Dog Program, which allows parkgoers to let their dogs off leash during certain hours. At Larz, dogs are allowed off leash from dawn to 1 p.m. during March through November, and from dawn to dusk during December through February.

Organized teams must seek a permit from the Recreation Department before using town atheletic facilities.

Amory Playground
Amory St & Freeman St, Brookline, MA 02446

Located near Beacon Street on the edge of the Cottage Farm neighborhood, Amory Playground is an eight-acre park withMore baseball diamonds, open playing fields, several tennis courts and protected conservation land. The park also features restrooms, vending machines and a parking lot and is home to the Hall's Pond Sanctuary.

Amory Playground is part of Brookline's Green Dog Program, which allows park users to let their dogs off leash during certain hours. At Amory, dogs are allowed off leash from dawn to 1pm.

Organized teams must seek a permit from the Brookline Recreation Department before using town athletic facilities.

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