Fields, Parks, Playgrounds
The Wayland Recreation Department works with the Department of Public Works, Facilities Department, and School Athletic Department to permit, schedule, maintain, and manage many recreational facilities in town; over 40 sports playing fields, 12 parks & playgrounds, the Wayland Town Beach, and miles of trails.
The Recreation Department permits all organized use of fields in Town on a priority system. To reserve a site submit permit requests on the schedule below:
This cannot be submitted online, download permit applications at the bottom of this page and submit with an ink signature.
|SEASON||FIELD USE DATES||REQUEST BY|
|Spring||April 15 to the Sunday after school ends||February 1|
|Summer||June 22 to August 23||April 1|
|Fall||August 24 to November 15||July 1|
|Winter||November 16 to April 15||September 1|
To reserve a gymnasium in a school, please contact the School Facilities Department: Here
Users are welcome to check the availability of a site online, or call the Recreation Office after the application period.
Use Parking Lots and/or Non-Recreational Outdoor Spaces for Gatherings or Events: Click Here.
Town Building Fields | 41 Cochituate Road, Wayland, MA 01778
Soccer Field (11v11 Grass) and Art King Baseball (90′ Diamond)
Free Parking, Portable Toilet, Stands, Drinking Fountain, Playground, Side Field
Renovated in 2019, Art King renovated in 2015
Alpine Field | Alpine Road, Wayland, MA 01778
Soccer/Lacrosse field (11v11, 9v9 Grass) and Tee Ball Field
Free Parking, Portable Toilet, Stands, Playground
Cochituate Ball Fields | 40 West Plain Street, Wayland, MA 01778
Two stonedust Softball fields, Outdoor Basketball Court and Fall Youth Football Fields
Free Parking, Lighted Field, Toilets, Stands, Playground
Renovated in Fall 2019 and Spring 2021
Wayland Town Beach | 25 Parkland Drive, Wayland, MA 01778
Cochituate Lake Waterfront with sand beach, Sand Volleyball Court, Half Basketball Court, ADA accessible paths and docks, Boat Launch
Admission fees apply from Memorial Day to Labor Day, included seasonal Lifeguards and Water Quality Tests
Free Parking, Locker Rooms, Bathrooms/Showers, Lounge Chairs, Walking Trails, Snack Bar, Playground, Picnic Area
Hannah Williams Playground | 71 Main Street, Wayland, MA 01778
Free Parking, Portable Toilets, Community Board, Playground, Gazebo & Picnic Area, Drinking Fountain
Eric Schwartz Field | 37 Riverview Avenue, Wayland, MA 01778
Baseball Field (60′ Diamond)
Double bay batting cages
Free Parking, Portable Toilet, Playground
Mound renovated in 2021
Wayland High School Campus | 260 Old Connecticut Path, Wayland, MA 01778
Synthetic Turf field, Track & Field, Grass soccer & Lacrosse fields, Baseball & Softball fields, Outdoor Basketball Court with Lights, 10 Tennis Courts
Free Parking, Portable Toilets, Community Board, Stands
Stadium replaced in 2020, JV Baseball rehabbed in 2017, Basketball & Tennis courts replaced in 2020, Softball field installed in 2020.
Wayland Middle School Fields | 201 Main Street, Wayland, MA 01778
Baseball & Softball fields, Soccer/Lax fields (Grass 11v11)
Free Parking, Portable Toilets, Basketball Hoops
Claypit Hill School Fields & Horse Corral | 86 Claypit Hill Road, Wayland, MA 01778
Soccer fields (Six Grass 6v6), Soccer fields (One Grass 9v9), 60′ Baseball & Softball diamonds
Free Parking, Portable Toilets, Horse Corral, Playground, Gazebo & Picnic Area, Drinking Fountain
Partial renovation in 2020. New playground in 2021.
Happy Hollow School Fields | 63 Pequot Road, Wayland, MA 01778
Soccer field (Grass), Softball Field
Free Parking, Playground, Basketball Hoops
Playground improvements in 2021.
Loker School Fields | 49 Loker Street, Wayland, MA 01778
Play fields (Grass)
Free Parking, Playground
Mill Pond | access off of Plain Road, Wayland, MA 01778
Winter Skating, Lighted for Ice Skating in the Winter, (No Ice Fishing or Open Flames)
Skating Dates & Times: Set by DPW & Fire
Youth Fishing Derby in Spring, waylandfishingderby.com
Renovation to trail proposed for 2022.
Dudley Woods Walking Trails | Parking on Pond Drive
ADA Walking Trails, access to Rocky Point
Additional public access to Mansion Beach
Trails installed in 2019
Oxbow Meadows | 91 Oxbow Road, Wayland, MA 01778
Multi-purpose grass field
Free Parking, ADA Walking Trails, Player benches, Toilets
Installed in 2019-2020.
Loker Conservation & Recreation Area | 412 Commonwealth Road, Wayland, MA 01778
Undeveloped open space, possible future Recreation development site.
Visit a DCR State Park Free
Wayland Recreation Department offers a FREE day-parking pass to any of the 440 Massachusetts State Parks
FREE for Wayland Residents (a $60 value!)
Through the Massachusetts Department of Conservation & Recreation (DCR) Wayland residents can use a free day-parking pass to any of the 440 Massachusetts State Parks and properties statewide. Pick up the pass by 10:00am on a weekday and return it the next day by 10:00am. For weekends pick up the pass after 10:00am on Friday and return it by 10:00am on Monday.
Check www.mass.gov/dcr for a list of state parks or Wayland’s local maps and trail information.
Call the Recreation office at (508) 358-3660 to reserve the pass. Pick up pass at the Recreation Office
Use the parks in Winter too - Rent our snow shoe gear!