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Reservoir Beach
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Recreation Director
Lowell St.
Arlington, MA
Seasonal, see below for details
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Arlington Reservoir Beach Closed for Season August 23
Located on Lowell Street in Arlington Heights, the Reservoir Beach includes a filtered/chlorinated swimming area, bathhouse, vending machines and playground. The beach is supervised by certified lifeguards and other beach staff while open. Only U.S. Coast Guard lifesavings devices are allowed. All people over one (1) year of age must display tags to be admitted to the beach area. Please bring proof of residency to beach if purchasing a daily passes. Those that do not have proof of residency will be charged the out-of-town resident fee.

Beach Hours
June and July: 10 a.m. - 7 p.m.
August 1 - 23: 10 a.m. - 7 p.m.

How to get Beach Tags
Arlington Recreation Department sells resident and non-resident tags. Beach tags can be purchased in person at the Arlington Recreation office, 422 Summer Street, Mon-Fri, 9 a.m. - 5 p.m., online at or at the beach when it is open.

Season Passes
Residents:         $45.00 Adult (Age 18+);  $30.00 Children (Ages 1-17); $30.00 Seniors (Age 60+)
Family Tags:       $135.00 (2 adults/2 children) $18.00/each additional child
Non-Residents:   $80.00 Age 1+; $220.00 Family (2 adults/2 children); $40.00/each additional child

Inclement Weather Policy
If purchasing a daily pass, please keep your time stamped receipt. If we are forced to close the beach due to inclement weather, those individuals who purchased a pass within the last hour will be given a credit for a future daily pass.

Daily Fees
Residents:         Weekdays       $5 per person Weekends;   $7 per person;  Holidays   $7 per person.
Non-Residents:  Weekday        $8 per person Weekend;  $10 per person;  Holidays $10 per person.

Swimming Lessons

Each season we offer the classes below:

Parent/Child Ages 2&3
Water Adjustment - Ages 4&5
Level Swimming - Ages 6-8

Register on-line at or via phone by calling 781-316-3880.

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