Fields and Facilities

Hold your next gathering at one of Acton Recreation's beautiful facilities!

For all inquiries for facility rentals and field permits, please follow the steps:

Step 1:  Complete the field and facility application/inquiry form found here Then submit via email ( or by dropping off at our office or 24/7 drop box located in the front of the Recreation Dept. located at 50 Audubon Drive or by mailing it to Recreation Dept., 472 Main Street, Acton, MA  01720.

Step 2:  Your inquiry is processed in the order received as all applications are serviced on first-come basis.  Once your application has been received, you should hear back from our office within two business days via email.  Please check your spam filter if you haven't heard back.  With the high volume of applications received daily, please note that this form must be completed FIRST to help us serve you better by allowing time for our department to review your request so we can give you accurate information.

Step 3:  There is no fee to complete the application, once you have heard back about your inquiry, the process of payment and permit issuance is given.

How do you find out about availability and pricing?
Please complete your inquiry via the below application form first.  Once form has been completed and submitted, please allow up to two business days for reply.  Please note that rates and availability cannot be quoted or given out until we have received your application
There is a fee schedule link below for your reference.

What if my date is not available?
On your application, please be sure to add an alternative date in case your preferred date is not available. 

Can I also get a rain date?
We do not offer rain-dates.  If you wish to have a rain-date, you will need to secure another permit for alternative date. 

Group Swim Passes
If you are purchasing group swim passes, they must be picked up three business days in advance - otherwise daily rate per person based on resident/non-resident cost.


Facilities at NARA Park:

NARA Park - Facility Sites
NARA Park - Directions

Picnic Pavilion - Accommodates up to 200 people

Picnic Pavilion

Field Tent - Accommodates up to 25 people

Field Tent-2 (1)

Bathhouse Pavilion - Accommodates up to 50 people

Bathhouse Pavilion

Picnic Pod - Accommodates up to 12 people

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Amphitheater - Bowl can hold up to 3,000 people


Camp Acton
Camp Acton has 7 campsites for nightly rentals. Campsites are $25/site (day or overnight). There is a limit of 10 people per site. Site 1 is an accessible site.

The Recreation Department will notify police and fire upon approval of your permit.  Campfires may not be permitted if there are not favorable conditions per the Acton Fire Department.

Please note our office is not open on weekends and cannot process last-minute weekend requests.

A portable toilet is located onsite March through November.

All camper's pnsite must be listed on the permit as well as all license plates.

 Camp Acton Permit Application

 Camp Acton
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