Park School 171 Goddard Ave, Brookline, MA02445 With a 26-acre campus across from Larz Anderson Park, the Park School seeks to provide an environment where students in…More pre-kindergarten through ninth grade can develop curiosity, express creativity, appreciate the value of hard work and discipline, and experience the joy of learning. The school was originally founded as a proprietary school in 1888 and moved to its current location in the 1970s.
From its 36-acre hilltop campus on the West Roxbury border, the Dexter and Southfield schools offer students access…More to a wealth of academic and athletic facilities, including an astronomical observatory and science center.
The Dexter School was founded in the 1920's and operated for three decades in Brookline's Longwood neighborhood before relocating to its current campus adjacent to Larz Anderson Park in 1966. In 1992, Dexter officials decided to open a second school, Southfield, for girls.
The schools are separated, though they share many of the same facilities, administrators and faculty. The Dexter school has about 450 boys, while the Southfield School has about 350 girls. The Southfield School requires uniforms, though the Dexter School does not.
Little Corner School House 110 Harvard St, Brookline, MA02446 Located in a bright orange building, Little Corner School House is hard to miss. It offers full-day programs for…More infants, toddlers, preschoolers, and kids in Pre-K. Close to the library and local playgrounds, kids are offered in-depth and age-appropriate curriculum. The 110 Harvard Street address is one of two locations. The school is also close to parking and public transportation.
Housed in an historic school building adjacent to the spacious Longwood Park, the Amos A. Lawrence School serves…More nearly 590 students in kindergarten through eighth grade. The building was fully renovated in 2003, with space added for classrooms, the library and the cafeteria.
The Lawrence School serves a significant number of Japanese students, and is home to the system-wide Japanese English Language Learners program. Outside the classroom, the school's Parent Teacher Organization runs a number of annual events, including fall and spring picnics, a reading program and a poetry night.
Corner Co-Op Nursery School 1773 Beacon St, Brookline, MA02445 Corner Co-Op is a nursery school in the back of All Saints Parish on Beacon Street. It focuses on each child's…More individuality, and works on helping all the kids learn and grow. The Co-op incorporates parents into the classroom and aims to create a community. It has several events throughout the year including workshops and potluck dinners. It is located right next door to a large park where the kids can play.
Eliot Little Field Eliot St & Eliot Cres, Chestnut Hill, MA02467 Eliot Little Field is a small grassy park dotted with picnic benches under the canopy of enormous oak trees. It is…More located adjacent to the Eliot School and a short distance from the Eliot Recreation Center and Warren Field.
Warren Field 133 Eliot St, Chestnut Hill, MA02467 Warren Field serves the neighborhood community and local schools with a full-size baseball field, soccer and softball…More facilities. There are also sprawling lawns, a play area, tennis courts and basketball courts. The park is located in the Chesnut Hill area of Newton, on Eliot Street.
Located across Route 9 from the old Lincoln School, the Boylston Street Playground includes a baseball diamond,…More basketball courts and a small wood-chip playground with slides, swings and a splash fountain. The park is separated from White Place by the D Branch of the Green Line, but can be reached through a pedestrian overpass on Davis Path.
Boylston Street Playground is part of Brookline's Green Dog Program, which allows park users to let their dogs off leash during certain hours. At Boylston Street, dogs are allowed off leash from dawn to 9am.
Clinton Path Preschool 15 Saint Paul St, Brookline, MA02446 Clinton Path Preschool is located in St. Paul's Episcopal Church. It offers a play-based pre-school for students aged…More two to five. Students are encouraged to create art projects, play with blocks and use the sand, clay and water tables. A time of each day is devoted to singing, dancing, yoga and movement. Students also have the opportunity to play in the nearby park. There is also a story time and snack time and parents are invited to join kids for lunch at 12:30pm.
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.
Brookline Ice Skating Rink 23 Newton St, Brookline, MA02445 Located in the ruins of a former Italian garden at the peak of Larz Anderson Park, the Brookline Ice Skating Rink is…More 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.