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

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.


Monday-Sunday 10:00am-30 min before dusk

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

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

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.

Please click HERE to purchase a pass online.  

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

Click on an activity name for details or the date for the activity schedule.


Program Activity Teams Date Time
Valentina's B-Day Party Tuesday July 27, 2021 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Archery for Adults Archery for Adults (Summer) Tuesday July 27, 2021 07:45 PM - 08:30 PM
Olmsted Birthday Party Wednesday July 28, 2021 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Archery for Adults Archery for Adults (Summer) Tuesday August 3, 2021 07:45 PM - 08:30 PM
Treasure Hikes Treasure Hike 8/8 Sunday August 8, 2021 09:00 AM - 09:45 AM
Birthday Party-Sparks Tuesday August 10, 2021 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Archery for Adults Archery for Adults (Summer) Tuesday August 10, 2021 07:45 PM - 08:30 PM
Reserved Wednesday August 11, 2021 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
birthday party- Han Friday August 13, 2021 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Archery for Adults Archery for Adults (Summer) Tuesday August 17, 2021 07:45 PM - 08:30 PM