Thanks SO MUCH to our lead sponsor, the Sanofi Foundation for North America, and to funders MIT and the Charles River Conservancy, for supporting our summer programs

How to Get to the Park: Magazine Beach Park is at the foot of Magazine Street, at 668 Memorial Drive, along the Charles River in Cambridge, MA. It is a 10-15 minute walk from the T at Central Square (red line) or Boston University, Central Station (green line, B). The 47 bus also has stops nearby. There is some parking–beside the BU bridge, at the foot of Magazine Street, and beside the Riverside Boat Club–but these lots are often full. Walking, biking or taking the T to the park are your best options!


*Earth Day Cleanup at Magazine Beach Park–Saturday, April 29, 9am-12noon. Register now and request your t-shirt!  Sizes: youth large and adult sizes small, medium, large, and xl. Email Sasha at T-shirt orders must be in by March 15th. Meet at the parking crescent across from the foot of Magazine Street.

*Invasive Removal at Magazine Beach–TBD. Click here to sign up to help with phragmite and other invasive removal at the park. This is part of a larger effort, and CRWA’s F&W grant,to improve the Charles River watershed at Magazine Beach and engage and educate the public in the process. We need your help!


*3rd Public Meeting about Phase II Design–Oct. 20, 2016. DCR staff and landscape architects will present their latest plans for the park. Come listen and share your thoughts. At the Morse School (40 Granite St.)  The presentation will be viewable after the meeting on DCR’s website at 

If you have questions or concerns or wish to be added to an email list to receive DCR project-specific or general announcements, please email or call 617-626-4973. 

2nd Public Meeting About Phase II Landscape Design at Magazine Beach–Nov. 18, 2015

If you missed the meeting, you can see the presentation at 

DCR Seeks a Tenant for the Magazine. DCR is seeking a tenant for the granite-block building that is the focal point for the park. To see responses to DCR’s Request for Expressions of Interest (RFEI) in the property, click here. Have an interest in the property? Contact: Update: DCR may be looking for a tenant as early as the fall of 2017 or spring of 2018. Bathrooms and lighting will be added to the interior this summer.


Creating Your Own Special Events at Magazine Beach

Magazine Beach is a DCR park. To learn how to organize your own special events at the park, click here. To schedule the playing fields, contact Lisa Cook, 165 Day Boulevard, South Boston, MA 02127. Phone: 617-727-5290 ext.509.



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