Directions to fields:
Franklin Park, Jamaica Plain
By car from the North or West:
Take Route 1 to the intersection of
Route 203 at the Arborway Rotary. Take a right off the rotary onto
Route 203, past the Arnold Arboretum on the right, following the signs
to Dorchester. After the Forest Hills overpass, you will enter a
rotary exit at 9:00 into Frankin Park (look for the big sign!). Follow
Jewish War Veterans Drive to the left and up the hill (dogleg left;
the golf course will be on your right). At the top of the hill take a
left onto Pierpont Rd. You will quickly emerge to plentiful parking, a
large playing field on your left and the Franklin Park Zoo on your
right. We play at the far side of the field to the left near the
By car from the South or East:
Take Route 203
(Gallivan Blvd.) west toward Jamaica Plain. Gallivan Blvd. becomes
Morton Street. At the Franklin Park Rotary, exit at 3:00 into Franklin
Park (look for the big sign!). Follow Jewish War Veterans Drive to the
left and up the hill (dogleg left; the golf course will be on your
right). At the top of the hill take a left onto Pierpont Rd. You will
quickly emerge to plentiful parking, a large playing field on your
left and the Franklin Park Zoo on your right. We play at the far side
of the field to the left near the football stadium.
From the T: Take
the Orange Line to Green Street. Walk up the steps/escalator and out
the door on your right. Continue East across the Amtrack tracks
towards Washington St. Continue straight across Washington St. and up
the hill (Green St. becomes Glen Rd.). Glen Rd. will dead end at an
unmarked entrance into Franklin Park continue straight along the
footpath at the crest of the hill you will emerge onto a huge field
with softball diamonds to the right and a football stadium to the
left. We play at the southwest corner of the football stadium.
Link to a map of Franklin Park:
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McGrath Field, West Newton, MA McGrath Field on Google Maps.
Daisy Field, Jamaica Plain
Daisy is a two-baseball, one soccer lighted field in Olmstead Park in Jamaica Plain.
Take Jamaicaway south over Rt. 9 and past small (Leverett) pond.
At next light, make a right onto Willow Pond Rd. and park in small parking
lot or along road. Coming north along Jway, look for Bynner St. on right
(next intersection after Perkins St.), and make left on to Willow Pond Rd.
1) (15 min. walk) Take E Green Line to last stop, Heath St. From stop continue south along S. Huntingdon St. 0.3 miles to Bynner St. Make a right on Bynner St. and continue 0.1 miles. Olmstedt Park/Daisy field is at intersection of Jamaicaway with Willow Pond Rd.
2) (5 min. walk) Take #39 bus (bus route map) out of Copley Sq. towards Forest Hills. #39 stops at corner of S. Huntington and Bynner St. Follow Bynner St. 0.1 miles west to Jamaicaway; Olmstedt Park/Daisy field is at intersection with Willow Pond Rd.
Fernald School, Waltham 200 Trapelo Rd, Waltham.
From the west & Rte 128:
(For the adventurous folks, who want to avoid some of the traffic
light delays on Trapelo Rd, take Route 128 to the Route 2 east exit
(exit 29A). Take the second exit on route 2 (exit 55, Pleasant St).
At the end of the ramp, take a right. The road ends in a T in about a
quarter mile. Make a right and a quick left on to Waltham St.
(You'll be on a really narrow road and it will change names to Woburn
St in Waltham.) This road dumps you out on Trapelo Rd. Make a left
and the fields will be about a mile down the road on your right.
Take Route 128 to the Trapelo Road exit (exit 28). Head east towards
Belmont. Follow for around 3 miles or so. The school will be on your
Go West to the end of Memorial Drive or Storrow Drive. Stay to the
right, away from signs for Route 2, instead opting for Mt. Auburn
Street. You'll pass a cemetery on your left; get into the right lane,
preparing to take a right after the Star Market (which is about 1/2
mile away). You are now on Belmont Street. Follow for several miles
into Belmont, going through 4 lights (counting flashing lights as well
as "normal" ones). Just after the 4th light, bear right at the fork
(Brigham's will now be on your left). Proceed straight; you'll pass a
Starbucks on your left. Go straight for several more miles past
another Star Market. Go straight through the next two lights and up a
hill. The Fernald school will be on your left.
Buckingham Field, Cambridge Buckingham field is located on Fresh Pond Parkway just opposite the New Cambridge Water Works Building between Huron Ave. and the Concord Ave. rotary.
From Route 2
At the end of the highway portion of Route 2 E you will come to the Alewife T Stop. Continue on Rte. 2 past two lights, up over the bridge to the rotary. Continue around the rotary to 9-oclock, following most of the traffic. At the next rotary, approximately 200 yards, stay to the right and once out of the rotary immediately move into the left lane. The field is on the left just past the next traffic light which is in front of the auto dealership and often blinking.
Continue past the school with the Nicholas Athletic Center on your left. After going through the light immediately in front of the school you will come up to a fork in the road with traffic lights at Mt. Auburn St. Stay to the right and continue up the hill through two more lights; Brattle St. and Huron Ave. You need to stay in the right lane all along this stretch. Once past Huron Ave. continue down the hill and just after it turns to the right you will come across the field on your right. Parking directions above.
There is a parking lot at the field but be very careful taking that left into the lot. If you happen to miss the lot continue to the next light and take, Huron Ave. and take a right. Find a safe place to turn around. Turn left back on to Fresh Pond Parkway and take a right into the lot. DO NOT park on Larch Road.
Tufts University - Powderhouse
From the North
Route 93 South to Route 16W. Follow a couple lights to Broadway
Take a left onto Broadway. Follow Broadway for 1 mile to the
Powderhouse Square rotary. Go approx 270 degrees around the rotary
and turn right onto Powderhouse Blvd. The ultimate field will be on your right.
Take Memorial Drive or Storrow Drive to the end. Follow the signs to Route
2/Route 16 (this equates to getting onto the Fresh Pond Parkway). Continue
on Route 2/Route 16 through the rotaries. After passing the
Alewife T Station on your left, get into the right lane and onto Route
16 East. Stay on Route 16 through rotary and lights. Take right onto
Broadway. Follow Broadway for 1 mile to the Powderhouse Square rotary.
Go approx 300 degrees around the rotary and turn right onto Powderhouse
Blvd. The ultimate field will be on your right.
From the West
Route 128 to Route 2. Follow to the Alewife T Station. Bear left onto Route
16 East. Stay on Route 16 through several rotaries and lights.
Follow Broadway for 1 mile to the Powderhouse Square rotary. Go approx
300 degrees around the rotary and turn right onto Powderhouse Blvd. The
ultimate field will be on your right.
Via the T
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Take Red line to Davis square stop. Walk North from Davis on College Ave,
to Powderhouse Square (rotary). Bear left onto Powderhouse Blvd. The ultimate
fields will be on your right.