DCR Recreational Advisory: Charlesbank Playground and Lee Wading Pool



Press Release Contacts:  Bill Hickey – (617) 626-1453 or william.hickey@state.ma.us


For Immediate Release: Thursday, April 2, 2015


DCR Recreational Advisory: Charlesbank Playground and Lee Wading Pool


WHAT:            Beginning Thursday, April 2, 2015, the Massachusetts Department of Conservation and Recreation (DCR) will close both the Charles Bank Playground and the Lee Wading Pool, located at 280 Charles Street, to assist with construction at both facilities. DCR will be replacing the surface of the playground and is constructing a Spray Deck at the Lee Pool facility. DCR will also reroute pedestrian and bike traffic for a 250 foot section of pathway, which runs behind the playground and pool. This section will be rerouted to the pathway which runs along Storrow Drive side of the work site weekdays from 6:00 a.m. until 3:00 p.m. The playground and pool closures are expected to last until Saturday, July 4, 2015.  


WHEN:             Thursday, April 2, 2015 until Saturday, July 4, 2015

WHERE:          Charlesbank Playground and Lee Pool, 280 Charles Street, Boston


The Massachusetts Department of Conservation and Recreation (DCR), an agency of the Executive Office of Energy and Environmental Affairs, oversees 450,000 acres of parks and forests, beaches, bike trails, watersheds, dams, and parkways. Led by Commissioner Jack Murray, the agency’s mission is to protect, promote, and enhance our common wealth of natural, cultural, and recreational resources. To learn more about DCR, our facilities, and our programs, please visit www.mass.gov/dcr. Contact us at mass.parks@state.ma.us. Follow us on Twitter @massDCR.

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