Rent a Boat and Visit Elizabeth Island


Weekends through August 23rd

The Arlington Recreation Department is once again pleased to announce canoe and kayak rentals at Spy Pond for the spring/summer 2015 season.

Hourly rentals are planned for Saturday and Sunday from 12noon to 6:00pm at Spy Pond Park, Pond Lane. The season runs from Saturday, June 13 thru Sunday, August 23. Hourly boat rental rates are $10 for a single kayak, $15 for a tandem double kayak, and $15 for a canoe. All participants must wear life jackets.

For details, visit the Arlington Recreation Department website.

Mugar Coalition Forming

In response to the recent reports of a new development proposal for the site, a Coalition to Save the Mugar Wetlands has formed.  Groups and individuals throughout Arlington and beyond are expressing interest in joining the effort.
For more information please visit the Coalition’s facebook page.

Read more about the proposed Mugar development HERE

The Alewife “Great Swamp” in 1866
Mugar parcel outlined in orange