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Parks & Recreation Department

Upcoming Events:

Birthday Parties

Summer Camp Registration

Disc Golf Scorecard

Adult Tennis Leagues

Youth Tennis League

Adult Pawtucket Tennis Open

2023 Riverfront Concert Series

2023 Daggett Farm Concert Series

2023 Slater Park Free Summer Children's Performances

John Street Playground Mid-week Fun & Magic

Payne Park Mid-week Fun & Magic

Fairlawn Veterans Park Mid-week Fun & Magic

Pawtucket Pool Hours 2023

Veteran's Park pool in Fairlawn located on 100 Legion Drive.

Hours of operation include, weather permitting:

Friday, Saturday and Sunday

11 am - 6 pm

Monday & Thursday

Noon - 5 pm

Tuesday & Wednesday

11 am - 5 pm

Admission is $1 per person

Free lunch is available during week days only for those under 18 years of age.


The Parks and Recreation Department is responsible for maintaining the Mineral Spring Avenue Cemetery, and all parks and recreational facilities, athletic complexes, traffic islands, playgrounds and passive parks and gateways from I-95, in the city. They operate the Daggett Farm and Looff Carousel in Slater Park, and the Veterans Park pool. They also provide picnic permits, concerts, sports lessons and leagues, the Tree in Memorial Program, birthday parties at the Looff Carousel, bus trips, a variety of classes, various festivals, a youth summer camp and other programs.

Recreation Director

John Blais : Extension 257


Park Office
Slater Memorial Park
Pawtucket, RI 02861

Phone Numbers

City Hall Main Number: (401) 728-0500
Parks And Recreation Fax: (401) 729-4712
Office Extensions:
Information: Extension 251
Sheryl Rennick, Recreation Programming Assistant - Extension 253
Chris Crawley Extension 272
Carousel Phone Number: (401) 952-7768
Vets Pool: (401) 725-9734

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