The Recreation Department provides quality, affordable and accessible recreational opportunities for residents of all ages in well-designed and maintained facilities.
We are responsible for the management of year-round, citywide and neighborhood-based recreation programs, youth/adult leagues and facilities; the scheduling of all City parks for athletic and recreational uses; and the management of Danehy Park (including the permitting of the barbeque pits) and the Fresh Pond Golf Course.
1640 Cambridge St
Cambridge, MA 02138
2020 Summer Food Program
–Mid Cambridge North Cambridge East Cambridge Cambridgeport Riverside Area 2 The Port
Join us this summer for free activities and meals Monday through Friday at Cambridge parks (provided to children 18 and under)
DHSP Recreation Field Permits
DHSP Recreation requires field permits for use of any City of Cambridge athletic fields.
DHSP Recreation Youth Golf Program
The Youth Golf Program is a free weekly program that offers private golf instruction and on course experience for Cambridge youth.
Camp Rainbow is run through the Department of Human Services Recreation Division.
Children's Swimming: Level 1 Water Exploration
This is an opportunity for students to feel comfortable in the water.
Children's Swimming: Level 2 Primary Skills
This is an opportunity for students learn proper body positioning and body mechanics. Students will continue to practice essential swimming techniques and skills.