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Wright's Pond
Wrights Pond Birthday Party Rental


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Facility Information

Elm Street
Medford, MA 02155



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Season
Wright's Pond will open for the season on June 21, 2021

Operations
Wrights Pond is operated by the Recreation Department and maintained by the Parks Division. This pond is open and staffed with lifeguards at the end of June to the end of August. Wright's Pond is available for Medford residents only.

SEASON HOURS: 

Monday-Sunday 9:00am-30 min before dusk

Snack Shack: Monday-Sunday 11:00am-7:00pm

Parking
Parking Lot is open only during operational hours.

Birthday Parties
Due to COVID-19, Birthday Parties will only be permitted weekdays (M-F) from 10:00am-12:00pm and limited to a maximum of 25 people.

2021 Wright's Pond Passes
How to Purchase a Pond Pass

Passes will be on sale on-line beginning May 10th. 
 

Proof of Residency:
When purchasing a season pass, you will need to provide proof of residency. Please provide your driver license or Massachusetts ID with a Medford address. If you purchase your pass on-line, please show proof of residency on your first visit. If you have recently moved to Medford, you may show a current utility bill that is in your name.

Financial Aid:

Financial Aid is available for Wright’s Pond and Tufts Pool Memberships from the Medford Family Network. For more information, please contact Marie Cassidy at 781-393-2106 or mcassidy@medford.k12.ma.us


Pass Options: 
Vehicle Sticker (per vehicle): $50 ($30 for vehicles with handicap placards and for seniors 62 and older). Please note: Only one car load of visitors per day is allowed. 
Walk-In Pass (admits 1-3 people): $20

How to Purchase a Pond Pass: 
On-Line (Beginning May 10) - If you do not have a household account to log into the Medford Recreation website, please create one. Once your account has been approved (please allow up to 48 hours), you will receive an email confirmation and can log in to purchase a pass. Please print out your receipt or save the email confirmation. On your first visit to the pond, show the Front Desk your receipt along with proof of residency. Recreation Staff members will issue you the vehicle pass or key tag. 
In-Person: Prior to opening, passes can be purchased in-person at Tufts Pool, located on 449 Main Street the following dates...


Sunday June 6 from 9:00am-4:00pm
Sunday, June 13 from 9:00am-4:00pm
Sunday, June 20 from 9:00am-4:00pm

Once the pond opens for the season on June 21, passes will be sold on site at the Snack Shack during operational hours. 




Current Activities

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Program Activity Teams Date Time
PUDDLESTOMPERS PUDDLESTOMPERS Wednesday May 12, 2021 09:30 AM - 10:25 AM
PUDDLESTOMPERS PUDDLESTOMPERS Wednesday May 12, 2021 10:35 AM - 11:30 AM
Treasure Hikes Treasure Hike 5/15 Saturday May 15, 2021 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Family Fishing Clinic Fishing Clinic (May 15) Saturday May 15, 2021 12:00 PM - 01:30 PM
PUDDLESTOMPERS PUDDLESTOMPERS Wednesday May 19, 2021 09:30 AM - 10:25 AM
PUDDLESTOMPERS PUDDLESTOMPERS Wednesday May 19, 2021 10:35 AM - 11:30 AM
Adaptive Fishing Event Adaptive Fishing (May 22) Saturday May 22, 2021 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
PUDDLESTOMPERS PUDDLESTOMPERS Wednesday May 26, 2021 09:30 AM - 10:25 AM
PUDDLESTOMPERS PUDDLESTOMPERS Wednesday May 26, 2021 10:35 AM - 11:30 AM
Treasure Hikes Treasure Hike 6/3 Thursday June 3, 2021 02:00 PM - 03:00 PM
Family Fishing Clinic Fishing Clinic (June 3) Thursday June 3, 2021 04:00 PM - 05:30 PM