Pine Banks Park is a very popular recreation facility, offering 2 synthetic multi-sport fields and three natural grass fields. Pine Banks’ fields accommodate the following sports: Baseball, Softball, Rugby, Soccer (U12-Adult), Field Hockey, Boys’ and Girls’ Lacrosse, and Track and Field. Additionally, Pine Banks has a several large picnic areas, a pond, playground, and several hiking trails in the woods.
Pine Banks hosts Melrose and Malden scholastic sports as well as various city youth programs. The Mystic River Rugby Club, the reigning Division I National champion rugby club, also call Pine Banks their home.
The sports fields may be rented on an as available basis. See the Calendar for open times, view the park map for a layout of the fields or request a reservation.
There are several large, covered picnic areas that are very popular for parties and gatherings. These are available by reservation from May-Labor Day of each year. Reservation requests will be accepted no earlier than April 1 of each year. For more information on reserving a picnic site, click here.