Acton Recreation

Acton Recreation


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Kids' Test Kitchen is super excited that Acton Recreation has invited us to inspire healthy young eaters in the community of Acton! Our first session begins 4/26!
A great time to preview of our July 4th Band at NARA! Thirty 6 Red is performing at the Patriots Send-Off Rally on Monday! Go Pats!

Building a sense of community through quality recreation.

Operating as usual

Jones Playground Surfacing Sign-Up

Jones Playground equipment is installed but we need the community's help with the spreading of the wood chip surfacing. As soon as this is done, we'll have the first playground with inclusive play equipment in town. To help, please sign-up here: The Jones Playground renovation process was initiated by the Acton Recreation Department back in 2014 and it's almost ready for opening this month.  Due to COVID-19, the Rec Dept had to skip the community build process but now we do have an opportunity for the community to help with the installatio...

New Jack-O-Lantern Spooktacular!

We're excited to share these great programs with you!

Our 20/21 Fall Winter Program Booklet is now available. We have great activities and programs offered for all ages -

Visit as we continue to add classes that will be occurring throughout the fall and winter. Lots of great new offerings, especially when you are looking for something to do when home!

Here's a quick e-clip! Beach dates extended, NARA Camp extended, our new 24/7 drop box...
If you don't get our enews, let us know and we can add you to our distribution list.


1. Due to staff returning to college, NARA Beach will be open from 9am-5pm starting on Monday, 8/17 until Friday, 8/28.

2. With school opening later, we have extended NARA Beach operations for two additional weekends. This is weekends only. During the week, the beach will be unattended and swim at your own risk. Last day of the beach season will be Labor Day, 9/7. These extended weekends will be in operation from 10am-4pm.

Come on out for a swim! 🏖

Come play some “Name That Tune Tonight!”


We’re looking for a cover photo for our fall/winter program booklet - and it can be your photo! Please submit your entry to [email protected] to be considered!

We will miss you this July 4th! Stay safe and we hope to see you soon!


Have you received the latest Recreation e-newsletter? Here is the link -- lots of great information on classes and upcoming events:


Who’s playing trivia and dancing with me tonight?!?

Are you looking for a fun activity this summer. We have all these great offerings - many new! Visit for these and more!


Did you receive our last enewsletter? We have a great variety of classes all summer long! If you want to subscribe to be added to our enewsletter, let us know.


Who’s playing trivia and dancing with me tonight?!?


Come play! Last week was a lot of fun!

Town of Acton Recreation Department: Online Registration by Recreation Management Software

The Rec Dept has been getting this question a lot: Will there be a NARA Summer Camp?

The answer is YES!

I’ve updated our website and you can read over all the COVID-19 changes we’re making for the 2020 season.

Camp Website:
Registration Website: Register online for activities, memberships, facility reservations, and more.


Java with John - May 29th, 2020

NARA’s Big Announcement is on Java With John now! Click the link to rewatch!

Hosted by Acton Town Manager, John Mangiaratti Guests: Heather York, Director of Acton Nursing Sharon Mercurio, Director Council on Aging Kimberly Bricker, A...

Reserve your court now!
[email protected]

NARA is officially open for walking and playing in the field with members of your household. Please abide by the below rules.

What’s closed at NARA: bathrooms, beach, pavilions and picnic areas, playground, and volleyball courts.

This week in recreation...




New online classes starting this week for kids!

New online computer classes this week for ages 7-17! Sign up at! Basic and Advanced Python, Basic or Advanced JAVA, Minecraft World Builder, Animations with JAVAscript), Game-Based Python, Drop n' Drag Coding,


Hey all... if you would like to transition into the weekend with some music, join Acton’s own DJ Mel at 7:00pm today at this zoom link
It’s a webinar format so no participants will be shown.

You can send song requests!

We’re going to do this on Zoom instead due to some limitations on Facebook.

Zoom Link:

Party people, let’s make some noise!

Pen Pal Program!

Special Earth Day activity!

Color of each day this week!
Send to [email protected] at the end of the week!

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472 Main St
Acton, MA

General information

Please note that our office is located at 33 Nagog Park in Acton behind the Nagog Plaza on the right hand side behind the Ixtapa Cantina.

Opening Hours

Monday 08:00 - 17:00
Tuesday 08:00 - 17:00
Wednesday 08:00 - 17:00
Thursday 08:00 - 17:00
Friday 08:00 - 17:00
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Liberty Tree Farm Liberty Tree Farm
24 Liberty St
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Liberty Tree Farm offers full board for 19 horses, private riding lessons for children and adults and horses for partial lease.

Pebble Pocket Adventures Pebble Pocket Adventures
Acton, 01720

Leading educational, environmental adventures for young children, teens, and their grown-ups through recreational and school programs.

Elevation Basketball Academy Elevation Basketball Academy
Acton, 01720

Colonial Hoop Clinics (C.H.C.) offers year round basketball programs for players in K through grade 9, including camps, clinics and youth leagues.

25 Ledge Rock Way
Acton, 01720

NARA Camp is a summer day camp located at NARA Park and offered for children between the ages of 4-13. This is a place for all parents, staff, campers, and the community to go and see what's going on at camp!

New England Mountain Bike Association  (NEMBA) New England Mountain Bike Association (NEMBA)
PO Box 2221
Acton, 01720

Love to mountain bike in New England? Want more great singletrack? Support NEMBA with your membership!

25 Ledge Rock Way
Acton, 01720

We provide programs and special events for the Town of Acton as well as administer Town fields and facilities.
930 Main St.
Acton, 01720

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30 Sudbury Rd, Ste 2
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