THE BRADLEY LESSA MEMORIAL PLAYGROUND
Enjoy the true feeling of New England right here in Stoughton. The Bradley Lessa Memorial Playground on West Street is nestled at the edge of the Libby Property. Stay for a picnic or take a hike on the Storybook Trail which will lead you through the Town's conservation lands. While visitng the playground, you might even encounter cows grazing in the bordering farm land!
The Lessa Memorial Playground was graciously donated to the town by the Lessa Family in memory of their son, Bradley.
The Storybook Trail At Lessa Memorial Playground
In conjunction with the Stoughton Public Library and Stoughton Public Works department, the Storybook trail offers the unique oppourtunity to walk in the woods and read a story at the same time. The library rotates in new books three to four times a year for your enjoyment through the seasons.
Bring a little ones or bring the whole family and enjoy the sights and sounds of nature in a peaceful, relaxed setting.
Childrens Playspace at Halloran park
The playground at Halloran park was totally renovated in 2014. The poured in place surface makes this our most accesible playground in town. Picnic tables, grilles, and park benches boarder the playground equipment for all to relax and enjoy.
When school is in session, this is the go to park for preschoolers and their families.
Renovated in 2000, the park features a quartermile long lighted walking path around a 2 acre grass park. A basketball court, horseshoe pit, and park benches boarder the area for all to enjoy. The park is also the home for the Children's Playspace.
The West School Athletic Complex
The Recreation Department maintains and issues permits for the twelve acre sports complex located between the West Elementary School and O'Donnell Middle School. The complex features four softball fields, two baseball fields, a gravel walking circuit, and a comfort station for your convenience. It is home for both interscholastic high school sports and Stoughton youth sports.
Ames Long Pond
Ames Long Pond, located on Highland Street on the Stoughton/Easton border, is the location for the Town's supervised swimming program. Significantly removed from the hustle and bustle of downtown, the beach is located in a distinctly country setting. Bordered by shade trees, the beach area is a welcoming spot to beat the heat, especially for families with young children and senior citizens. Amenities include public bathrooms and a dock system. Water quality is tested weekly during the months of June, July, and August.
For more information on the pond and our program offerings, click here!