Reading Fire Department 757 Main St, Reading, MA01867 Reading Fire Headquarters is centrally located on Main Street near Reading Center. The three bays house an engine,…More ladder and rescue vehicle. Station 2 is located at 267 Woburn Street, and responds to calls on the west side of the railroad tracks. Gregory J. Burns is the fire chief.
Arthur J. Kenney Field 191 Park St, North Reading, MA01864 Home to the North Reading High School football team, Kenney Field features a FieldTurf artificial playing surface in…More front of the high school on Park Street. A press box sits atop the stadium-style bleachers that line the field, which features lights that allow for night use. A track circles the playing surface, and concessions and portable toilets are available at the stadium's entrance. A practice field sits behind the bleachers. No pets are allowed on the field.
Bobcat of Boston 20 Concord St, North Reading, MA01864 Bobcat of Boston is a chain located throughout Massachusetts. It sells Bobcat equipment such as tractor trailors, track…More loaders, excavators, and utility vehicles. This business offers both new and used equipment and has a showroom for clients to look at the equipment before buying. Bobcat of Boston also has a service department.
The crown jewel of Reading's parks, the athletic complex features Reading Memorial High School Stadium, Morton Field,…More Castine Field, the Reading Community Tennis Courts at Birch Meadow and fields for softball, youth baseball, youth softball, a lighted basketball court, the Imagination Station Playground and the Grant Memorial Pool.
RMHS Stadium offers plenty of seats for watching Reading Memorial High School football, soccer and track. Recreation runners can use the track, but are asked to not use lanes 1 and 2, and instead stay on lanes 3 through 8. Forbidden from the track are bicycles, cleated shoes, rollerblades, heelies, carriages and animals. The stadium also includes handicapped-accessible bathrooms in the same building as the Lions Den concession stand.
Nearby, lacrosse fans can take advantage of limited metal stands.
Beyond the nearby softball fields is Morton Field, which is the home of the RMHS baseball team. The grass field includes limited metal benches for spectators and nearby batting cages. It's best to park along the tennis courts on Bancroft Avenue for Morton Field.
The nearby tennis courts offer recreation on six courts, and a wall that allows tennis players to practice their game. Each of the courts is separated by a fence, so players don't have to worry about the embarrassment that comes with a poor shot that bounces onto an adjacent court.
Next to the courts on Bancroft Avenue is the playground, which features slides, swings and play apparatus for children.
Linnaea Thelin Bird Sanctuary is a favorite of bird-watchers. It is 12 acres of land on the western side of the town,…More between the railraod tracks, Hancock Street and Summer Avenue.
Hancock Street is a dead end; there you will see the carved sign indicating the entrance. There is a path, but the paved portion has collapsed. It is still passable, but you should use caution when walking on it. Also, be on the lookout for poison ivy and thorny bushes.
Celebration Kingdom 87 Concord St, North Reading, MA01864 Celebration Kingdom is a party and entertainment venue for kids located on Concord Street in North Reading. The…More location offers princess or knight themes for parties and has party rooms with medieval decor. It offers pizza for parties but customers can bring their own drinks and cakes as well. It has many fun areas, including a tot garden, dragon track as well as an obstacle course. It also offers wi-fi for parents. There are open gym times and party packages include the Lancelot and Sherwood forest package. Check the main website for details on pricing or for information on party services.