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Wright's Pond
Wrights Pond Birthday Party Rental

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Facility Information

140 Elm Street
Medford, MA 02155

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Last day of the season is Sunday August 27th, 2023. 

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 sunset

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

Parking Lot is open only during operational hours.

Birthday Parties
The Recreation Department will take Birthday Party Reservations beginning in May.

2023 Wright's Pond Passes
How to Purchase a Pond Pass

2023 Pass Sales will be on sale beginning June 1st. 

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 for eligible families through the Medford Family Network. For more information, please contact Marie Cassidy at 781-393-2106 or

Pass Options: 
Vehicle Sticker (per vehicle): $55 ($33 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): $22
*New-Caregiver Vehicle Pass (per vehicle): $55 ($33 for vehicles with handicap placards and for seniors 62 and older). Caregiver pass can only be used to bring a Medford Resident (adult) to the pond. The pass will be sold to the resident and they must be present in the vehicle when entering the pond. A photo ID must be presented to the park ranger each time when visiting. 

How to Purchase a Pond Pass: 
On-Line  - 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 4th 10:00am-2:00pm
Saturday, June 10th 12:00pm-4:00pm 

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

Reservations & Activities

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