Recreation Commission


Phone: (978) 929-6640 | E-mail
Fax: (978) 264-9630


View the Recreation Commission calendar.

Meetings are typically held on the first Tuesday of the month at 7:00 PM.

Agendas & Minutes

Agendas are available prior to each meeting.
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Minutes are available following approval.
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View the Committee Membership List


The Recreation Commission is an advisory committee of the Board of Selectmen that oversees long-range planning for recreational facilities. The Commission maintains close liaison with the Conservation Commission, the Planning Board, and the school's Community Education Department.

Additional duties of the Commission include:
  • Familiarizing itself with the existing facilities, the current use, and conditions
  • Bringing any development or maintenance problems concerning existing facilities to the attention of the Town Manager and the Board of Selectmen
  • Meeting with the Conservation Commission and its staff, the Planning Board and/or Chapter 61A Task Force to evaluate any proposed municipal acquisition of land or easements as to such proposed parcel's potential for active recreational uses
  • Bringing any site or portion of a site proposed for municipal acquisition that it considers appropriate for active recreational use to the attention of the Town Manager and the Board of Selectmen
  • Keeping abreast of the possibilities for the acquisition of land for active recreational use
  • Preparing any recreation-related articles for Town Meeting that are considered appropriate or requested by the Board of Selectmen