HOPS Playground

499 Plymouth St, Halifax, MA 02338, USA

Owned By: Town of Halifax

A large fenced-in playground for preschool and elementary aged children, also known as the Halifax Open Play Space. Located next to the Holmes Library in Halifax. The surface is a combination of wood chips and rubber.


This playground features swings, slides, climbing structures, a biplane, a seesaw, a tunnel, a “treehouse,” benches, a shade structure, and trash receptacles. It was established in 2019, thanks to a 6-year fundraising effort by Friends of HOPS Playground.

This land is within the region of the Massachuseuk (or Massachusett) Native American tribe.

Habitats and Wildlife

This property is located in the Stump Brook watershed. The waters here drain via Stump Brook to Robbins Pond, a source of the Satucket River. The Satucket River is a significant headwater tributary to the Taunton River.

499 Plymouth St, Halifax, MA 02338, USA

Historic Site: No

Park: No

Beach: No

Boat Launch: No

Lifeguards: No

Hours: Dawn to Dusk

Parking: Ample on-site parking at Holmes Library.

Cost: Free

Trail Difficulty: Easy


Swings, slides, climbing structures, biplane, seesaw, tunnel, “treehouse,” benches, shade structure, trash receptacles.

Dogs: No

Boat Ramp: No

ADA Access: Yes

Scenic Views: Yes

Waterbody/Watershed: Stump Brook (Taunton River watershed)