Town facilities, fields, and trails

Above: Don’t know where to find the closest playground or other town facilites? Look for addresses and links below. (Photos by Beth Melo)

Are you new to Southborough? Still trying to get the lay of the land? Here’s where to find town buildings, facilities, fields, playgrounds, and trails.

Recreation fields and facilities

Athletic fields and facilities 

  • All indoor facilities require special reservations and are generally for town sports.
  • Town owned outdoor facilities are open to any residents for free recreational use (not classes) when they aren’t in use by a town team or Rec class. (They can also be reserved for classes/leagues through Town Rec). 
    • Athletic fields – multi-purpose – see Town’s list here. (There’s generally more than one at each public school, plus others throughout Town.)
    • Baseball diamonds – see Town’s list here. (There’s generally at least one at each public school, plus others in Town.)
    • Basketball hoops/outdoor courts – Fayville Playground (Central Street), Finn School (60 Richards Rd), Neary School (53 Parkerville Rd), and Woodward School – shorter hoops in rear of school, regular hoops in parking lot (28 Cordaville Rd)
    • Running Track (set up for Track & Field) – Trottier Middle School (49 Parkerville Rd)
    • Sand Volleyball Court – Neary School fields (53 Parkerville Rd)
    • Tennis Courts – Finn School (60 Richards Rd) and Neary School (53 Parkerville Rd)
    • Walking track – Harold E. Fay Memorial Field (Central Street)

Public playgrounds

  • Southborough Arts Center – 21 Highland Street
  • Harold E. Fay Memorial Field & Playground (aka Fayville Playground) Central Street
  • Town House/Pilgrim Church (aka the Tot Lot)17 Common Street (This little playground for tots is tucked back behind the parking lot)

School playgrounds* (These are closed to the public during hours when school or camp is in session, but otherwise open to the community.)

Walking Trails – Here’s the official map from the Town. (Note: Sometimes maps are outdated as trails can change. Please follow signage instructions onsite.)

Find more details on Southborough Trails Committee’s website.

Town buildings/facilities

(Town Departments with contacts and websites are listed here. This is to help you find the buildings you’re looking for.)

Landmarks in town

(Think there’s something missing? Shoot an email to

*For summer 2022, Woodward’s playground is closed to the public during Rec Summer Camp hours (8:00 am – 4:00 pm on regular weekdays through August 12th) and Neary’s playground is closed to the public during Extended Day Summer Camp hours (7:30 am – 6:00 pm, Mondays – Thursdays through August 18th). School resumes on August 31st.

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