At Hynes Playground, neighborhood sport organizations practice and play games at the soccer/baseball fields, while…More toddlers enjoy the two age-appropriate playgrounds with water spouts to keep cool during the hot summer months.
There is also a full court basketball hoop where adult pick up games are often played, as well as recreational league games. There is a second basketball court that is smaller, next to the main court.
There is also an asphalt path around the entire park for walking or biking. Dogs are welcome, but must be leashed.
The Roche Family Community Center is run by Boston's Centers for Youth and Families Department. There is a…More basketball court/gym used for programming for the West Roxbury Community Centers. The centers put out a brochure for programming seasonly.
Programming is available for preschoolers to seniors. There is also a community room downstairs.
West Roxbury YMCA 15 Bellevue St, West Roxbury, MA02132 The West Roxbury YMCA is continually expanding by adding more facilities and programs for members of all ages. The Y…More also takes advantage of the adjacent Billings Field, which camps use for its athletic fields and tennis and basketball courts. While it is visible from Centre Street, visitors must go down Quinn Way to access the free lot in front of the Y. There is a also second building at 1980 Centre Street.
Draper Playground is well-hidden from the main drag of Washington Street, but there is a sign that notes its…More location.
Many people walk to the playground to use the year round Mary Draper Pool House. Pool goers must be members of the West Roxbury Community Centers through the Boston Centers for Youth & Families. Membership fees are not expensive compared to private clubs because the pool is run by the city of Boston.
There are two age-appropriate playgrounds, a full-court basketball court, and two baseball/softball diamonds.