Department of Public Works


Public Works maintains recreational playing fields, facilities, such as Musante Beach, and miles of bicycle paths within the City of Northampton.

Parks and Recreation Fields

  • Pulaski Park
  • Arcanum Field
  • Agnas Fox Field
  • Sheldon Field
  • Ellerbrook Field
  • Maines Field
  • Florence Fields
  • Veterans Field


  • Francis P. Ryan Bikeway
  • Musante Beach
  • Academy of Music

Street Parks

  • Trinity Row Park
  • Sojourner Truth
  • Kolodzinski Park (Florence Center Fountain)
  • Park St WWII Memorial
  • and 15 others

Responsibilities include:

  • Grass cutting
  • Irrigation maintenance
  • Litter pick-up
  • Marking and maintenance of grass fields and field houses
  • Maintenance of parking areas and fences at the fields
  • Ball field rebuilding and repair
  • Safety village set-up

This unit coordinates with the Recreation and School Departments on:

  • Baseball and soccer scheduling
  • Safety village
  • Modification requests for the refurbishing of parks and playground areas