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Parks & Recreation Department

Upcoming Events:

Birthday Parties

Wellness Class Programs

Disc Golf Scorecard

Fall Tennis Clinic

Pawtucket Open Flyer

Fall Pickleball Clinic

Pickleball Use

Riverfront Concert Series July

Daggett Farm Concert Series July

Slater Park Children's Performances July

Riverfront Concert Series August

Daggett Farm Concert Series August

Slater Park Children's Performances August


Pawtucket Pool Hours 2024

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

Hours of operation include, weather permitting:

Sunday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, and Saturday


Monday & Thursday


Pool closures are announced on the Pawtucket Parks and Recreation Facebook page.

Admission is $1 and is open to residents and non-residents of Pawtucket.

Free lunch is served Monday through Friday from 11:45 am – 1 pm and must be consumed on the property to those individuals who are 18 years of age or younger.

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 236
Carousel Phone Number: (401) 952-7768
Vets Pool: (401) 725-9734

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