Welcome to Dedham Parks and Recreation



The following parks are under the care of the Parks & Recreation Department: 

  • Barnes Memorial Park on Eastern Avenue (14.7 Acres)
  • Condon Park Bussey St (7.2 Acres)
  • Gonzalez Field
  • Paul Park Cedar Street (2.9 Acres)
  • Fairbanks Park Rustcraft Road (14.2 Acres)
  • Churchill Park Churchill Place (1.6 Acres)
  • Dedham Common (4 Acres)
  • Gerish Park
  • Whiting Triangle
  • Hartnett Square
  • Oakdale Square
  • East Dedham Passive Park

For addresses and virtual tours of parks CLICK HERE

The Parks & Recreation Department provides limited maintenance (cutting grass) to the following school fields:

  • Riverdale School field
  • Oakdale School field
  • Capen School field
  • Greenlodge School field


  • Robert Stanley, the full time Parks and Recreation Director, administers the Recreation Programs and supervises the full-time Parks Department employees;
  • Debbie Anderson is the full time Parks and Recreation Assistant Director and oversees Recreation Programs along with day to day operations. 
  • Tracey White is the Administrative Assistant responsible for implementation of programs and handles all the clerical work within the two departments and assists the Director.


The Park Department consists of one full time foreman three full time operators and eight part time laborers who work from April to October.

The Recreation Department consists of 60-70 part time workers including the pool staff.

The Department in conjunction with the Flag Day Committee runs the annual Flag Day Parade on June 14th. The Parks and Recreation Department also works with the Friends of Dedham Recreation and the Friends of The Dedham Pool to run  the annual Dedham Day in October at the Memorial Park. The Parks and Recreation Department also works with the Police Department to run the annual Bike Rodeo at St Mary's parking lot.



Contact Information

Robert Stanley
Parks and Recreation Director


Debbie Anderson

Parks and Recreation Assistant Director



Tracey White

Administrative Associate



To visit the Page of the Parks and Recreation Commission Click Here



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