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Reservoir Beach

Facility Information

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

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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.

2018 Season Information
Reservoir Beach opens for the season Monday, June 11 at 2:30 pm!

Reservoir Beach is open daily from June 11 - August 24 (pending staff availability).  From June 11 - June 25, the Res will be open 2:30 pm - 7:30 pm weekdays and 10:00 am - 7:30 pm. Special hours on 6/25: 12noon - 7:30pm.  Starting June 26, the 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.
  • Tuesday Evening Concert Series, TBD 
  • Swimming lessons:  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.

Organized Groups/Camps
Organized groups/camps wishing to swim at Reservoir Beach must receive approval in advance from Arlington Recreation.  Please see information under Group Reservation/no tables below.  Questions?  Please contact us at 781-316-3880 or email RecOffice@town.arlington.ma.us.

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 Swimming Lessons, Session 1: Level 1 Thursday July 19, 2018 09:15 AM - 09:45 AM
Swimming Lessons, Reservoir Beach Swimming Lessons, Session 1: Level 2 Thursday July 19, 2018 10:15 AM - 10:45 AM
Hardy After School Summer Camp Friday July 20, 2018 10:00 AM - 02:00 PM
Lu Party Saturday July 21, 2018 11:00 AM - 01:00 PM
Lu Party Saturday July 21, 2018 11:00 AM - 01:00 PM
Calderon Party Saturday July 21, 2018 01:30 PM - 03:30 PM
Hansen Party Saturday July 21, 2018 01:30 PM - 03:30 PM
Haurie Party Saturday July 21, 2018 04:00 PM - 06:00 PM
levy party Saturday July 21, 2018 04:00 PM - 06:00 PM
Guggemos birthday Sunday July 22, 2018 11:00 AM - 01:00 PM
Callahan Party Sunday July 22, 2018 11:00 AM - 01:00 PM
Henry party Sunday July 22, 2018 01:30 PM - 03:30 PM
Ekbladh Party Sunday July 22, 2018 04:00 PM - 06:00 PM
Nunprasit Party Sunday July 22, 2018 04:00 PM - 06:00 PM
Swimming Lessons, Reservoir Beach Swimming Lessons, Session 2: Level 2 Monday July 23, 2018 10:15 AM - 10:45 AM
Swimming Lessons, Reservoir Beach Swimming Lessons, Session 2: Level 2 Tuesday July 24, 2018 10:15 AM - 10:45 AM
Swimming Lessons, Reservoir Beach Swimming Lessons, Session 2: Level 2 Wednesday July 25, 2018 10:15 AM - 10:45 AM
Swimming Lessons, Reservoir Beach Swimming Lessons, Session 2: Level 2 Thursday July 26, 2018 10:15 AM - 10:45 AM
Hardy After School Summer Camp Friday July 27, 2018 10:00 AM - 02:00 PM
Shannon Birthday Friday July 27, 2018 04:30 PM - 06:30 PM
Meera's Party Saturday July 28, 2018 11:00 AM - 01:00 PM
Meera's Party Saturday July 28, 2018 11:00 AM - 01:00 PM
Jody Brenner Saturday July 28, 2018 01:30 PM - 03:30 PM
Stalker Party Sunday July 29, 2018 11:00 AM - 01:00 PM
Rowell Party Sunday July 29, 2018 11:00 AM - 01:00 PM
Guthermann party Sunday July 29, 2018 01:30 PM - 03:30 PM
Swimming Lessons, Reservoir Beach Swimming Lessons, Session 2: Level 2 Monday July 30, 2018 10:15 AM - 10:45 AM
Swimming Lessons, Reservoir Beach Swimming Lessons, Session 2: Level 2 Tuesday July 31, 2018 10:15 AM - 10:45 AM
Swimming Lessons, Reservoir Beach Swimming Lessons, Session 2: Level 2 Wednesday August 1, 2018 10:15 AM - 10:45 AM
Swimming Lessons, Reservoir Beach Swimming Lessons, Session 2: Level 2 Thursday August 2, 2018 10:15 AM - 10:45 AM
Hardy After School Summer Camp Friday August 3, 2018 10:00 AM - 02:00 PM
Mass Mothers of Twins Outing Saturday August 4, 2018 11:00 AM - 01:00 PM
Mass Mothers of Twins Outing Saturday August 4, 2018 11:00 AM - 01:00 PM
Nehring Party Saturday August 4, 2018 01:30 PM - 03:30 PM
Nehring Party Saturday August 4, 2018 01:30 PM - 03:30 PM
Swimming Lessons, Reservoir Beach Swimming Lessons, Session 3: Level 2 Monday August 6, 2018 09:15 AM - 09:45 AM
Swimming Lessons, Reservoir Beach Swimming Lessons, Session 3: Level 3 Monday August 6, 2018 10:15 AM - 10:45 AM
Swimming Lessons, Reservoir Beach Swimming Lessons, Session 3: Level 2 Tuesday August 7, 2018 09:15 AM - 09:45 AM
Swimming Lessons, Reservoir Beach Swimming Lessons, Session 3: Level 3 Tuesday August 7, 2018 10:15 AM - 10:45 AM
Swimming Lessons, Reservoir Beach Swimming Lessons, Session 3: Level 2 Wednesday August 8, 2018 09:15 AM - 09:45 AM
Swimming Lessons, Reservoir Beach Swimming Lessons, Session 3: Level 3 Wednesday August 8, 2018 10:15 AM - 10:45 AM
Swimming Lessons, Reservoir Beach Swimming Lessons, Session 3: Level 2 Thursday August 9, 2018 09:15 AM - 09:45 AM
Swimming Lessons, Reservoir Beach Swimming Lessons, Session 3: Level 3 Thursday August 9, 2018 10:15 AM - 10:45 AM
Hardy After School Summer Camp Friday August 10, 2018 10:00 AM - 02:00 PM
Albert Party Saturday August 11, 2018 11:00 AM - 01:00 PM
lin party Sunday August 12, 2018 11:00 AM - 01:00 PM
Birthday Party Sunday August 12, 2018 04:00 PM - 06:00 PM
Swimming Lessons, Reservoir Beach Swimming Lessons, Session 3: Level 2 Monday August 13, 2018 09:15 AM - 09:45 AM
Swimming Lessons, Reservoir Beach Swimming Lessons, Session 3: Level 3 Monday August 13, 2018 10:15 AM - 10:45 AM
Swimming Lessons, Reservoir Beach Swimming Lessons, Session 3: Level 2 Tuesday August 14, 2018 09:15 AM - 09:45 AM
Swimming Lessons, Reservoir Beach Swimming Lessons, Session 3: Level 3 Tuesday August 14, 2018 10:15 AM - 10:45 AM
Swimming Lessons, Reservoir Beach Swimming Lessons, Session 3: Level 2 Wednesday August 15, 2018 09:15 AM - 09:45 AM
Swimming Lessons, Reservoir Beach Swimming Lessons, Session 3: Level 3 Wednesday August 15, 2018 10:15 AM - 10:45 AM
Swimming Lessons, Reservoir Beach Swimming Lessons, Session 3: Level 2 Thursday August 16, 2018 09:15 AM - 09:45 AM
Swimming Lessons, Reservoir Beach Swimming Lessons, Session 3: Level 3 Thursday August 16, 2018 10:15 AM - 10:45 AM
Camp Seafaring Thursday August 16, 2018 11:00 AM - 04:00 PM
Hardy After School Summer Camp Friday August 17, 2018 10:00 AM - 02:00 PM
Haines Party Saturday August 18, 2018 11:00 AM - 01:00 PM
Birthday Party Sunday August 19, 2018 11:00 AM - 01:00 PM