Natick Recreation & Parks is responsible for the planning, organizing and implementation of recreational programs to serve residents of all ages and abilities. The division serves as stewards of community fields and parks. We work with town departments, non profit organizations, and businesses to help improve the fabric of our community.
On November 8, 2019, following notification of elevated polychlorinated biphenyls (PCB's) in existing monitoring wells adjacent to East Park, 90 Oak Street the Town of Natick closed all of East Park.
Today, after consultation with the Town’s licensed site professional (LSP) we are able to open the upper portion of East Park for public use from dawn to dusk. Specifically, this means that the play structures, court, and multi-purpose areas may be used.
Please note the entire baseball field and sloped area behind the backstop remains closed to the public.
We appreciate everyone’s patience and understanding during this inconvenience. The Town is planning to hold a community meeting to discuss public health questions regarding PCB's and this particular site in the coming weeks. We will continue to share information on this web page and our social media platforms as further specifics are determined.
More detailed information regarding PCB's can be found https://www.epa.gov/pcbs/learn-about-polychlorinated-biphenyls-pcbs. Questions or concerns regarding this particular site should be directed to the Town of Natick’s Department of Public Health at 508.647.6460 or email@example.com.