Park Contacts

Contact Info for Park Groups

-In alphabetical order by name-

Boston Park Rangers

617.635.7383 – Park Rangers help keep Franklin Park safe, put their number in your cell phone and call to report problems you witness.

Caribbean Carnival

617.298.1370 or 617.296.7083

City of Boston Department of Parks and Recreation

617.635.4505 – Information about city parks. You can download & print Special Event Permit Applications

Cross-Country Track

You can find the fall cross country schedule on the USTFA website. There are specific Cross Country Policies for meets.

Dominican Festival

617.549.1291 or 617.504.5499

Emerald Necklace Conservancy

 617-522-2700 – programs and restoration in all the Emerald Necklace parks.

Franklin Park Dog Walkers

Join the FPC dog walkers email list to stay-up-to-date on dog issues and share your concerns. Email:

Franklin Park Tennis Association

617.427.8900 – free lessons for adults & children and a friendly tennis community.

Franklin Park Zoo

617.541.LION (5466)

Summer Zoo camp for children ages 6-11, to register: 617-591-0300 or

Frederick Law Olmsted National Historic Site

617. 566.1689 – Olmsted’s home and studio.

Greater Roxbury Track Club

617-821-7471 – Promotes health and fitness for young people and adults with track and related events.

Heart of the City

All about the history of Franklin Park, the surrounding neighborhoods, plants and animals in the park, health information and census data—read the report.

Juneteenth / Roxbury Homecoming

An all day family picnic and Roxbury reunion the 3rd Saturday in June on the Franklin Park Playstead.

Puerto Rican Festival

617-210-5547 – Vendors contact or call 617-276-9021

Roxbury Homecoming / Juneteenth

617- 541-9200 – Usually held on the “teen” Saturday of June every year on the Franklin Park Playstead ballfields.

Shattuck Hospital

To support the Shattuck or volunteer, contact Shattuck Partners – 617.971.3931

Shattuck Shelter

Call 617-983-0351 to offer donations or support, operated by Pine Street Inn.

Softball – JP Community Softball League

857-225-1229 – call to join a team. For adults, all are welcome, you don’t have to live in Jamaica Plain. Playing in Franklin Park since 1986.

White Stadium

617-635-8143 – Boston Public Schools Athletic Department for information about sporting events.

617-635-9162 – Boston Public Schools Facilities Department to rent the Stadium for sports or other events.

White Stadium Summer Sports Camp

617-635-4920 x2218 – free Summer Sports Camp at White Stadium for ages 7-14, run by Boston Centers for Youth & Families.

William J. Devine Golf Course & Clubhouse

617.265.4084 – Pro Shop for hours, fees, and to make a reservation.

The Clubhouse has a a full-service grill and snack bar, as well as a function room (call the Pro Shop to inquire) for private rentals.

617-635- 4920 x2145 – free summer golf lessons for young people ages 7-14.

If any of our information needs to be updated or if there’s a park group we should add, please let us know –


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