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Reservoir Beach

Facility Information

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

Quick Links
  • Organized Group/Camp Reservations, Click HERE
  • Picnic Area #1, Click HERE
  • Picnic Area #2, Click HERE
  • Daily Calendar, Click HERE
  • Monthly Calendar, scroll to bottom of this page or Click HERE.

2019 Season Information
Reservoir Beach opens for the season Friday, June 14 at 10:00 am - August 16.

Res will be open daily from 10:00 am - 7:30 pm*. (Beach will close at 7:00 pm starting in August.) Day passes are available for $5 per person.  Season passes also available for residents and non-residents.

  • To purchase season swim passes, click HERE.
  • Swimming lessons:  click HERE.
  • Kayak, canoe and paddle board rentals:  click HERE.

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.

Important!
Important!  We welcome parties and organized groups/camps.  However, all parties & groups must submit an online request.  PLEASE NOTE REQUESTS ARE NOT CONFIRMED RESERVATIONS. Reservations are approved and confirmed with payment only by calling Rec office at 781-316-3880.  Beach gate staff cannot accept or approve reservations.

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 all gatherings over 50 people and private/corporate events, please fill out a Special Event Request Form.

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

Fee Schedule
For events or parties during the summer time, please click on Picnic Area #1 or Picnic Area #2 for more information.

During the off-season, roughly September - May, the park is open to the public and may be permitted for events and picnics.  The rate is $25/hour for residents and $50/hour for non-residents.  During off-season, access to the water is not permitted.  Also, bathrooms are not available.




Current Activities

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Program Activity Teams Date Time
Swimming Lessons, Reservoir Beach Swim Lessons, Session 1: Level 1 Wednesday July 17, 2019 09:15 AM - 09:45 AM
Swimming Lessons, Reservoir Beach Swim Lessons, Session 1: Level 2 Wednesday July 17, 2019 10:15 AM - 10:45 AM
Swimming Lessons, Reservoir Beach Swim Lessons, Session 1: Level 1 Thursday July 18, 2019 09:15 AM - 09:45 AM
Swimming Lessons, Reservoir Beach Swim Lessons, Session 1: Level 2 Thursday July 18, 2019 10:15 AM - 10:45 AM
AASP Hardy Friday July 19, 2019 10:00 AM - 03:00 PM
Callahan Party Friday July 19, 2019 04:30 PM - 06:30 PM
MA Mother of Twins Saturday July 20, 2019 11:00 AM - 01:00 PM
MA Mother of Twins Saturday July 20, 2019 11:00 AM - 01:00 PM
Hansen Party Saturday July 20, 2019 01:30 PM - 03:30 PM
Ilana Guthermann Saturday July 20, 2019 01:30 PM - 03:30 PM
Nagano-Heffernan Party Saturday July 20, 2019 04:00 PM - 06:00 PM
Karabacak Party Saturday July 20, 2019 04:00 PM - 06:00 PM
Evans Party Sunday July 21, 2019 11:00 AM - 01:00 PM
Christy Hart Sunday July 21, 2019 01:30 PM - 03:30 PM
kid birthday party Sunday July 21, 2019 04:00 PM - 06:00 PM
Swimming Lessons, Reservoir Beach Swim Lessons, Session 2: Level 1 Monday July 22, 2019 09:15 AM - 09:45 AM
Swimming Lessons, Reservoir Beach Swim Lessons, Session 2: Level 2 Monday July 22, 2019 10:15 AM - 10:45 AM
Swimming Lessons, Reservoir Beach Swim Lessons, Session 2: Level 1 Tuesday July 23, 2019 09:15 AM - 09:45 AM
Swimming Lessons, Reservoir Beach Swim Lessons, Session 2: Level 2 Tuesday July 23, 2019 10:15 AM - 10:45 AM
Swimming Lessons, Reservoir Beach Swim Lessons, Session 2: Level 1 Wednesday July 24, 2019 09:15 AM - 09:45 AM
Swimming Lessons, Reservoir Beach Swim Lessons, Session 2: Level 2 Wednesday July 24, 2019 10:15 AM - 10:45 AM
Swimming Lessons, Reservoir Beach Swim Lessons, Session 2: Level 1 Thursday July 25, 2019 09:15 AM - 09:45 AM
Swimming Lessons, Reservoir Beach Swim Lessons, Session 2: Level 2 Thursday July 25, 2019 10:15 AM - 10:45 AM
Peng Party Saturday July 27, 2019 11:00 AM - 01:00 PM
Kevin Staszowski Saturday July 27, 2019 01:30 PM - 03:30 PM
Stalker Party Saturday July 27, 2019 01:30 PM - 03:30 PM
Tanya Curry Sunday July 28, 2019 01:30 PM - 03:30 PM
Hall Party Sunday July 28, 2019 04:00 PM - 06:00 PM
Swimming Lessons, Reservoir Beach Swim Lessons, Session 2: Level 1 Monday July 29, 2019 09:15 AM - 09:45 AM
Swimming Lessons, Reservoir Beach Swim Lessons, Session 2: Level 2 Monday July 29, 2019 10:15 AM - 10:45 AM
Swimming Lessons, Reservoir Beach Swim Lessons, Session 2: Level 1 Tuesday July 30, 2019 09:15 AM - 09:45 AM
Swimming Lessons, Reservoir Beach Swim Lessons, Session 2: Level 2 Tuesday July 30, 2019 10:15 AM - 10:45 AM
Swimming Lessons, Reservoir Beach Swim Lessons, Session 2: Level 1 Wednesday July 31, 2019 09:15 AM - 09:45 AM
Swimming Lessons, Reservoir Beach Swim Lessons, Session 2: Level 2 Wednesday July 31, 2019 10:15 AM - 10:45 AM
Swimming Lessons, Reservoir Beach Swim Lessons, Session 2: Level 1 Thursday August 1, 2019 09:15 AM - 09:45 AM
Swimming Lessons, Reservoir Beach Swim Lessons, Session 2: Level 2 Thursday August 1, 2019 10:15 AM - 10:45 AM
AASP Thompson Friday August 2, 2019 10:00 AM - 03:00 PM
Birthday party Saturday August 3, 2019 01:30 PM - 03:30 PM
Birthday party Saturday August 3, 2019 01:30 PM - 03:30 PM
Jennifer Corby Sunday August 4, 2019 11:00 AM - 01:00 PM
Corby Party Sunday August 4, 2019 11:00 AM - 01:00 PM
Swimming Lessons, Reservoir Beach Swim Lessons, Session 3: Level 2 Monday August 5, 2019 09:15 AM - 09:45 AM
Swimming Lessons, Reservoir Beach Swim Lessons, Session 3: Level 3 Monday August 5, 2019 10:15 AM - 10:45 AM
Swimming Lessons, Reservoir Beach Swim Lessons, Session 3: Level 2 Tuesday August 6, 2019 09:15 AM - 09:45 AM
Swimming Lessons, Reservoir Beach Swim Lessons, Session 3: Level 3 Tuesday August 6, 2019 10:15 AM - 10:45 AM
Swimming Lessons, Reservoir Beach Swim Lessons, Session 3: Level 2 Wednesday August 7, 2019 09:15 AM - 09:45 AM
Swimming Lessons, Reservoir Beach Swim Lessons, Session 3: Level 3 Wednesday August 7, 2019 10:15 AM - 10:45 AM
Swimming Lessons, Reservoir Beach Swim Lessons, Session 3: Level 2 Thursday August 8, 2019 09:15 AM - 09:45 AM
Swimming Lessons, Reservoir Beach Swim Lessons, Session 3: Level 3 Thursday August 8, 2019 10:15 AM - 10:45 AM
Jamieson Party Sunday August 11, 2019 11:00 AM - 01:00 PM
Albert Party Sunday August 11, 2019 04:00 PM - 06:00 PM
Swimming Lessons, Reservoir Beach Swim Lessons, Session 3: Level 2 Monday August 12, 2019 09:15 AM - 09:45 AM
Swimming Lessons, Reservoir Beach Swim Lessons, Session 3: Level 3 Monday August 12, 2019 10:15 AM - 10:45 AM
Swimming Lessons, Reservoir Beach Swim Lessons, Session 3: Level 2 Tuesday August 13, 2019 09:15 AM - 09:45 AM
Swimming Lessons, Reservoir Beach Swim Lessons, Session 3: Level 3 Tuesday August 13, 2019 10:15 AM - 10:45 AM
Swimming Lessons, Reservoir Beach Swim Lessons, Session 3: Level 2 Wednesday August 14, 2019 09:15 AM - 09:45 AM
Swimming Lessons, Reservoir Beach Swim Lessons, Session 3: Level 3 Wednesday August 14, 2019 10:15 AM - 10:45 AM
Swimming Lessons, Reservoir Beach Swim Lessons, Session 3: Level 2 Thursday August 15, 2019 09:15 AM - 09:45 AM
Swimming Lessons, Reservoir Beach Swim Lessons, Session 3: Level 3 Thursday August 15, 2019 10:15 AM - 10:45 AM
AASP Thompson Friday August 16, 2019 10:00 AM - 03:00 PM