Parks & Recreation

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Bowditch Field Athletic Complex

Great News! The Bowditch Track Resurfacing project is complete and the track is open for use! Click on the link below for track and field events.

Bowditch Field

At times, we may have permitted events or scheduled maintenance at the track/field which may temporarily prohibit public use.  Weather conditions such as snow or Ice may also prohibit use. Please check back for updates.  You may CLICK HERE for a list of scheduled events that may require the track to be closed.

Recreation Program & Event Information     



The purpose of the department is to create recreation opportunities, preserve open space, manage public athletic fields and parks, and administer recreation programs and facilities for the varied population of Framingham.

Parks & Recreation Resources

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Parks & Recreation Commission

Policies for all recreation programming and facilities are determined by the Framingham Parks and Recreation Commission, which consists of a 5-member board appointed by the Board of Selectmen.

Current Board Members are:
  • Joan Rastani, Chair (2018)
  • Joe Kaufman (2018)
  • Kathleen F. Hauck (2019)
  • Philip Reitz, (2017)
  • David Gudejko (2017)

Park Facilities & Information