Parks and Recreation

  1. Public Health Advisory for Half Moon Cove on Lake Quinsigamond

    Date of Record 10-26-22 - A Public Health Advisory has been issued for Half Moon Cove on Lake Quinsigamond in Shrewsbury due to a Cyanobacteria bloom. Humans and pets should avoid contact with the water. PUBLIC HEALTH ADVISORY HALF MOON COVE
  2. Community Preservation Committee Meeting

    Join the Community Preservation Committee (CPC) to review their first round of applications for Community Preservation Funds! Read on...
  3. UPDATE: Public Health Advisory for Dean Park Pond

    Date of Record 10-19-22 - Dean Park Pond in Shrewsbury will have a permanent advisory posted until further notice. Read on...
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About the Parks and Recreation Department

Parks and Recreation is responsible for the planning and coordination of the town's recreational activities and park facilities. We have several sports programs, activities and many special events that we run throughout the year.

Facilities include; 17 Parks, 2 State owned boat ramps, 5 School Athletic facilities, the Donahue Rowing Center building and grounds, the front lawn of the Town Hall, the Town Common and Veterans Squares. Maintenance of the parks is handled by the DPW- Park Maintenance Division.