Where You Can Play Sports in Boston

Tennis Court
Tennis Court | © llee_wu / Flickr

There are plenty of public courts, fields, and parks where you can play sports in Boston. Whether you’re looking to play tennis, baseball, basketball, or soccer, there are many places to go around the city. Stay active, play community sports, and have some fun!

1. Boston Common


Boston, Massachusetts at the Public Garden in the spring time.. Image shot 04/2012. Exact date unknown.
© Sean Pavone / Alamy Stock Photo
The Boston Common is a 50-acre park located in downtown Boston. This green space has something for all fitness lovers. There are baseball fields, tennis courts, and open fields for throwing a Frisbee™ or football. The park also has ice skating at Frog Pond during the winter.

2. Langone Park

Park, Swimming Pool

Langone Park is a waterfront park located in Boston’s North End neighborhood. This park has a scenic basketball court, a baseball field, a playground, and bocce. There is a tennis court located a block down the waterfront path, and there is also a community swimming pool open during the summer months. Next door is the Steriti Ice Rink, offering water views, public skating, and hockey tournaments.

3. Cutillo Park


Located in the North End, Cutillo Park has a basketball court and a playground for children. Close to downtown, it’s a perfect spot where visitors can go and shoot some hoops with the locals, and it looks absolutely stunning with fall foliage.

4. Titus Sparrow Park


Titus Sparrow Park is a neighborhood green space located in Boston’s South End. The park is outfitted with tennis courts, basketball courts, and has community gardens and seasonal events. There is also a playground for children. Boston’s November Project, a free fitness movement born in Boston but now found throughout the country, occasionally holds workouts here as well.

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