Fields & Playgrounds

Welcome to the Town of Franklin Fields and Playgrounds page

Update: All Town & School playgrounds are open. However, we are not sanitizing these playgrounds, so please use good hygiene. All Town & School turf fields, grass fields, tennis courts, pickleball courts, Dacey disc golf course and the HS track are OPEN.  We also have some wonderful trails to explore below 

Walking Trails-  We have worked hard to provide safe walking trails for our residents to enjoy.  Please print off a trail map before you visit one of the sites below.

TRAILS AND WALKING PATHS IN FRANKLIN

We are extremely proud of our town facilities. We hope that residents of Franklin will utilize our parks and adhere to our facility use policies. We want you to enjoy our facilities and be safe. Listed below are the fields and playgrounds in Franklin. Our Department of Public Works manages all maintainance through a vigourous turf management program.  We are continually maintaining and updating our fields and playgrounds. Those interested in reserving a field, please review the Field Use Guide  

Recreation Story Book (Interactive guide to recreation sites in Franklin)

Site Map of Recreation Facilities in Franklin

DelCarte Conservation Guide

Outdoors in Franklin by Michael Tougias

Fields & Locations

For a flyover introduction to the Town of Franklin Recreation facilities, click here

Dacey Community Fields, 700 Lincoln Street, Franklin MA

Fletcher Field, 51 Peck Street, Franklin MA

Pisani Field (formally Theron Metcalf), 40 Peck Street, Franklin MA

King Street Memorial, 740 King Street, Franklin MA

Beaver Pond (Chilson Beach), 450 Beaver Street, Franklin MA

Franklin High School, 218 Oak Street, Franklin MA

Horace Mann School on 224 Oak Street, Franklin MA

Parmenter School, 235 Wachusett Street, Franklin MA

Davis Thayer School, 137 West Central Street, Franklin MA

Remington-Jefferson School, 628 Washington Street, Franklin MA

J.F.Kennedy School, 551 Pond Street, Franklin MA

Oak Street School, 224 Oak Street, Franklin MA

Tri County Regional Vocational Technical High School, 147 Pond Steet, Franklin MA

Meadowlark Field, 42 Meadowlark Lane, Franklin MA

Playgrounds

All of our playgrounds were built within the last 15 years.  They are all handicapped accessible and present challenges to children 2-12 years old.  We are proud of our facilities and hope that you enjoy your visit.

Fletcher Field Tot Lot (2014), 51 Peck Street, Franklin MA

DelCarte Playground (2017), 459 Pleasant Street, Franklin MA

Dacey Community Field Playground (2007), 700 Lincoln Street, Franklin MA

Fletcher Field (age 5-12) Playground (2004), 51 Peck Street, Franklin MA

Nason Street Tot Lot (2003), 24 Nason Street, Franklin MA

King Street Memorial Playground (2005), 740 King Street, Franklin MA

Vendetti Playground at Beaver Pond (2005), 450 Beaver Street Franklin MA

Recreation Sites in Franklin

Please take care of our facilities by putting trash into proper receptacles. Keep dogs off playing fields, and refrain from cigarette smoking on fields. Take pride in your community, and help us keep Franklin clean. Also, familiarize yourself with the new town by-law for pets on fields and playgrounds. The Department of Public Works is responsible for the upkeep of our facilities. They do a fine job, let's help make their job easier by picking up after you use the facilities.

Hunting and Fishing is permitted in designated areas only.  For those wishing to obtain more information, please visit the Massachusetts Hunter Education program and hte Hunting on Mass Wildlife Lands page

Deer Hunting regulations