Mozart Playground 312 Centre St, Jamaica Plain, MA02130 This lively .81 acre space is home to a basketball court, splash fountains, two sets of jungle gyms and plenty of…More seating. It is also home to a large mural with a wide range of scenes, and is located across the street from the John F. Kennedy Elementary School.
Curley K-8 School 40 Pershing Rd, Jamaica Plain, MA02130 Curley K-8 is the combination of Mary E. Curley Middle School and James M. Curley Elementary School. The school has…More plenty of green space, including an "outdoor classroom" for exploration and learning. In back is an extensive playground and basketball court. The school offers dance, music and theater arts. It is in the West assignment zone for the Boston Public Schools.
South Street Park 54 South St, Jamaica Plain, MA02130 South Street Park provides open recreational space for residents throughout the Boston area. This park provides various…More athletic fields, including a basketball court and tennis court. The space also houses landscape architecture and public art for visitors to appreciate.
This 52-acre park stretches from Forest Hills to the Back Bay. Its playgrounds, tennis courts, basketball courts,…More community gardens and bike paths are living monuments to the community rising up to stop a 12-lane highway that urban planners wanted to build. In the words of historian Robert J. Allison, residents stopped the project by engaging in "some of the most creative acts of civil disobedience since the Stamp Act." In addition to providing recreation, it also serves as a major artery for bikers and walkers commuting to jobs downtown. The entire park contains eleven tot lots, two spray pools, seven basketball courts, five tennis courts, two street hockey rinks, two amphitheatres, and about six miles of biking, jogging and walking paths, according to the Department of Conservation and Recreation.
The Hennigan Community Center is one of the four locations run by Jamaica Plain Community Centers. It shares a campus…More with the Hennigan Elementary School and West Zone Early Learning Center.
The center is well known for its pool and gym. The gym hosts basketball, soccer and stickball, among other activities.
Membership in the Jamaica Plain Community Centers allows access to all four locations. However, it should be noted that the Curtis Hall Community Center closed in August 2010 for at least a year's worth of renovations. People who used the pool there can utilize the pool at the Hennigan Community Center instead.