Halifax Central Athletic Facility

464 Plymouth St, Halifax, MA 02338, USA

Town of Halifax: (781) 293-1734

Owned By: Town of Halifax

Located behind the Halifax Elementary School, this large property includes the Halifax Athletic Fields, a large playground, plus tennis and basketball courts and a 3400-foot walking track. There are playing fields for baseball, softball, and soccer. The facility is only open during non-school hours.


This land is within the region of the Wampanoag. To learn more about local Native American tribes, we encourage you to interact with their members. The Mashpee Wampanoag and the Herring Pond Wampanoag share information on their websites.

Trail Description

A 3400-foot walking track surrounds some of the athletic fields.

Habitats and Wildlife

This large grassy property is situated within the watershed of the Winnetuxet River. The Winnetuxet River originates in Carver, near the Cole Mill site, and flows west through Plympton and Halifax to the Taunton River.

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  • A photograph of a playground and picnic table.
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  • A photograph of a property sign with a playground in the background.
464 Plymouth St, Halifax, MA 02338, USA

Historic Site: No

Park: Yes

Beach: No

Boat Launch: No

Lifeguards: No

Hours: Open to the public when school is not in session (dawn to dusk, outside of school hours).

Parking: Limited on-site parking. No parking on the athletic fields.

Cost: Free

Trail Difficulty: Easy


Please bear in mind that public access is not permitted at this property while school is in session at Halifax Elementary.

The playground, which is mostly fenced-in, has a surface of both wood chips and rubber. It features climbing structures, swings, and slides, plus benches and picnic tables.

The athletics facility features porta-potties, a seasonal concession stand, a 3400-foot walking track, a Babe Ruth baseball field, a Senior Little League baseball field, a Junior Little League baseball field, an official size soccer field, two softball fields, along with tennis courts, a gaga ball pit, and basketball courts.

Dogs: No

Boat Ramp: No

ADA Access: No

Scenic Views: Yes

Waterbody/Watershed: Winnetuxet River (Taunton River watershed)

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