looking for a playground?
Below is a list of playgrounds with equipment in Stoneham. You can check out our other Recreation pages for more activities to do in Stoneham, and the Recreation Dept for a map and list of town parks and recreation areas, but below are areas with playgrounds more suited to smaller children.
CLARA M STEELE PLAYGROUND
Behind Town Hall at 35 Central St, Stoneham, MA 02180 [Google Map]
Activities for all ages and a large open field. This park is more commonly referred to as the "munchkin park." It's a good location on hot days since it is shaded by large trees. Parking available at Town Hall, off Emerson St. or off Pine St. (next to the playground).
No set address: Broadway and MacArthur [GOOGLE MAP]
Located at the corner of Broadway & Macarthur, the Rounds Playground consists of playground equipment for all ages and a youth baseball diamond.
Pond Street. The park entrance is across the street from the Stoneham Zoo located at 149 Pond St, Stoneham, MA 02180. Please note that this street is a divided road and can only be accessed by car traveling North, so you may need to do a u-turn. [Google Map]
Located in the Middlesex Fells, Greenwood Park includes playground activities for all ages, picnic tables, a large field and a large parking lot. A variety of hiking paths in the Fells and Whip Hill Park can be accessed from here as well.
At rec fields
There are also playgrounds at several of the large rec fields in town.
Pomeworth Street, Stoneham, MA 02180 [Google Map]
Located behind Stoneham Middle School, Pomeworth field includes several baseball diamonds, basketball courts (accessed from Washington/Calthea side) and a small playground (accessed from Pomeworth next to the Middle School Entrance and the Greenway.
RECREATION PARK & RALPH ARSENAULT MEMORIAL PARK (Playground)
99 Dale Ct, Stoneham, MA 02180 [Google Map]
Rec. Park is a large field located off Franklin Street (on Dale Ct) that includes two baseball diamonds. The field is used by youth football leagues and shares a large parking lot with Ralph Arsenault Memorial Park and the Boys & Girls Club.
Schoolyards and playgrounds should not be visited while schools are open.
COLONIAL PARK ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
30 Avalon Rd, Stoneham, MA 02180 [Google Map]
SOUTH SCHOOL (Elementary)
11 Summer St, Stoneham, MA 02180 [Google Map]
ROBIN HOOD (Elementary)
70 Oak St, Stoneham, MA 02180 [Google Map]
ALBERT DUFF JR MEMORIAL PARK AT THE SEEM COLLABORATIVE
25 William St, Stoneham, MA 02180 [Google Map]
Located at the corner of Pleasant St. and William St across the street from the Old Burying Ground, Albert Duff Junior Park includes a basketball court, swings, and a small playground of two climbing sets.