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Reservoir Beach

Facility Information

Lowell St.
Arlington, MA 02474
Phone: (781) 316-3880

Opening Day:
Reservoir Beach opens for the season Saturday, June 17th 10:00 am!

(Please note - Regular beach hours are 10 am - 7 pm daily.  However, from Monday, June 19 - Friday, June 23, the beach will be open 2:30 pm - 7 pm.)

General Information
Located on Lowell Street in Arlington Heights, the Reservoir Beach includes a filtered/chlorinated swimming area, bathhouse, concession stand and playground. Beach tags can be purchased in person at the Arlington Recreation office, Mon-Fri, 8:00am - 4:00pm, online at www.arlingtonrec.com or at the beach once it is open. Daily passes and season passes are available. The beach is supervised by certified lifeguards and other beach staff while open. Only U.S. Coast Guard lifesavings devices are allowed. All people over one (1) year of age are charged admission to the beach area. Grilling/open flames not allowed.  Seasonal snack bar. Walking trail around Arlington Reservoir.

Reservoir Beach is open seasonally for swimming from mid-June through late August to Arlington residents and non-residents.  Closing dates and times are dependent upon staff availability.  Except for pre and post season maintenance, the park is open to the public approximately September - May in the off season.

Organized Groups/Camps

Please note:  Organized groups/camps wishing to swim at the Res must receive approval in advance from Arlington Recreation Department.  Please see information under Group Reservation/No Tables below.  Questions?  Please contact us at 781-316-3880 or email RecOffice@town.arlington.ma.us.

2017 SEASON INFORMATION
Reservoir Beach is open daily from June 17  - August 20 (pending staff availability).  Beach hours are 10:00 AM - 7:00 PM. Day passes are available for $5 per person.  Season passes also available for residents and non-residents.
  • To purchase season swim passes, click HERE.
  • "Fun Thursdays", click HERE.
  • Tuesday Evening Concert Series, click HERE
  • Swimming lessons:  TBD

Parties, Events and Picnic Reservations
Book your next summer time party or family gathering at Reservoir Beach.  Click on Picnic Area #1 or Picnic Area #2 below for details.  For more information or to book a reservation, please call Arlington Recreation at 781-316-3880 (Monday - Friday 8:00-4:00).  Reservations requests may also be submitted online by logging into your account.

During the off-season (roughly September - May), the park is open to the public and is not permitted for events and parties.

For all gatherings over 50 people and private/corporate events, please fill out a Special Event Request Form and email to Recoffice@town.arlington.ma.us.

Availability
To check availability for a Summer Party, click on PICNIC AREA #1 and PICNIC AREA #2 below.




Current Activities

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Program Activity Teams Date Time
Fancisco Santos Saturday July 1, 2017 01:30 PM - 03:30 PM
Szabo Party 4 - 6 pm Saturday July 1, 2017 04:00 PM - 06:00 PM
Dorothy DeRocher Sunday July 2, 2017 11:00 AM - 01:00 PM
Thompson Afterschool Wednesday July 5, 2017 10:00 AM - 02:00 PM
Fun Thursdays at Reservoir Beach Fun Thursday Thursday July 6, 2017 01:00 PM - 02:00 PM
Hardy After-school summer program Friday July 7, 2017 11:00 AM - 02:00 PM
Vivenzio Party 11-1 Saturday July 8, 2017 11:00 AM - 01:00 PM
Tyler Berzin Saturday July 8, 2017 11:00 AM - 01:00 PM
Grosglik Party Saturday July 8, 2017 01:30 PM - 03:30 PM
Lindsey Baron Saturday July 8, 2017 01:30 PM - 03:30 PM
Vanessa Salas-Wright Saturday July 8, 2017 04:00 PM - 06:00 PM
Dart Party 11am-1pm Sunday July 9, 2017 11:00 AM - 01:00 PM
Dart Party 11am-1pm Sunday July 9, 2017 11:00 AM - 01:00 PM
Taylor Birthday Party 1:30-3:30 Sunday July 9, 2017 01:30 PM - 03:30 PM
Burlington Schools Clasroom 10am-12pm Tuesday July 11, 2017 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Strawberry Hill/Haggerty School Group 11 am - 1 pm Tuesday July 11, 2017 11:00 AM - 01:00 PM
Tuesday Evening Concert Series Tuesday Evening Concert Series Tuesday July 11, 2017 06:00 PM - 08:00 PM
Fun Thursdays at Reservoir Beach Fun Thursday Thursday July 13, 2017 01:00 PM - 02:00 PM
Meagher Party 11-1pm Saturday July 15, 2017 11:00 AM - 01:00 PM
Peter Nagano-Heffernan Saturday July 15, 2017 04:00 PM - 06:00 PM
Bo Peng Sunday July 16, 2017 11:00 AM - 01:00 PM
Ekbladh Birthday Party 4-6pm Sunday July 16, 2017 04:00 PM - 06:00 PM
Burlington Schools Clasroom 10am-12pm Thursday July 20, 2017 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Fun Thursdays at Reservoir Beach Fun Thursday Thursday July 20, 2017 01:00 PM - 02:00 PM
Hardy After-school summer program Friday July 21, 2017 11:00 AM - 02:00 PM
Li Party 4-6pm Friday July 21, 2017 04:00 PM - 06:00 PM
Callahan Birthday Party 11-1pm Saturday July 22, 2017 11:00 AM - 01:00 PM
Twin Outing 11am - 1pm Sunday July 23, 2017 11:00 AM - 01:00 PM
twin outing 11am - 1pm Sunday July 23, 2017 11:00 AM - 01:00 PM
Henry Party 1:30 - 3:30 Sunday July 23, 2017 01:30 PM - 03:30 PM
Prattana Nunprasit Sunday July 23, 2017 01:30 PM - 03:30 PM
Fitzgerald Party 4-6pm Sunday July 23, 2017 04:00 PM - 06:00 PM
Fitzgerald Party 4-6pm Sunday July 23, 2017 04:00 PM - 06:00 PM
Fun Thursdays at Reservoir Beach Fun Thursday Thursday July 27, 2017 01:00 PM - 02:00 PM
Donnelly Party 11-1pm Saturday July 29, 2017 11:00 AM - 01:00 PM
John Avedian Saturday July 29, 2017 11:00 AM - 01:00 PM
birthday party Saturday July 29, 2017 01:30 PM - 03:30 PM
Brenner Party 1:30-3:30 Saturday July 29, 2017 01:30 PM - 03:30 PM