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About the Recreation Department:

 The Fitchburg Parks and Recreation Department is as diverse as the community it serves. As in so many other aspects of life, the key to running a successful department is having the ability to strike a balance between young and old, tradition and innovation, and the needs of one verses the needs of many.  The Fitchburg Parks and Recreation Department will provide esstenial services, facilities, and programs necessary for the positive development and well-being of the community through the provision of parks, greenways, trails and recreation facilities while working in cooperation with other service providers in the community, in order to maximize all available resources.  Our employees continually strive to honor the past, while embracing the challenges of the futrue, and to serve an entire community while maintaining meaningful connections with individual participants.




Contact information:

Office location: 301 Broad Street

                           2nd Floor, DPW Yard

                           Fitchburg MA, 01420


Phone: 978-829-1818                   

Fax: 978-345-9687





Office Hours:

Temporary: Please See Office of the Commissioner of Public Works Monday through Friday between the hours of 8:30 am and 4:30 pm.



Summer Programs 2014:

Parks Programs- at your neighborhood park or playground!

***July 7 thru August 15

***Monday thru Friday, 9:30 AM to 2:30 PM

***Free program!

***Locations: Park Hill, Green St, Goodrich, Coolidge, Crocker (Westminster St), Coggshall, Phillips St, Howarth

Swim Lessons- Coolidge Park

***July 7 thru August 15

***Monday thru Friday, 9:00 AM to 10:00 AM

***Three sessions, 2 weeks each

***Fee $50.00 per participant

Skate Camp- Ryan Joubert Skate Park at Parkhill

***July 7 thru July 24

***Monday thru Friday

***Three sessions, 1 week each; 10 am to 11 am, and 11 am to 12 pm

***Free program!

Keep Cool!!! Opening June 21, 7 days per week:

***Swimming pool at Coolidge Park, 11 am to 6 pm. Fee $1 per day

***Splash park at Parkill Park, 11 am to 6 pm

***NEW!! Spray park at Crocker Playground, Westminster Street across from LUK

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