Being five minutes from downtown Boston is good for business and for keeping busy! There are plenty of places to eat, stay, relax, or have fun on either side of the Tobin Bridge. Click on the amenities below to learn more about each in Chelsea.

Parks & Playgrounds

Enjoy a picnic, game of pick-up basketball, or the comfort of a shaded bench at one of Chelsea’s dozens of parks or playgrounds. The list of parks below came from the City of Chelsea’s website. Please visit the parks section of the city’s site here to see colorful pictures of the parks and additional descriptions that might entice you to head to Chelsea right this minute to have a picnic at any of these parks!

Bellingham Hill Park
Top of Bellingham Hill, on Highland St. Between Bellingham St. & Cottage St., Chelsea, MA

Park Type: Open, Sitting, Playground

Bosson Playground
Between Grove St & Bellingham St. at Shawmut St.
Chelsea, MA 02150

Park Type:  Playground, Sitting

Carter Playground
Carter St. & Orange St., next to the Vietnam Veteran’s Pool and Chelsea High, Chelsea, MA

Park Type: Playground, Sports Fields

Chelsea Square
(Winnisimmet Park)

Bordered by Broadway, Winnisimmet and Park Streets, Chelsea, MA

Park Type: Sitting

Ciepela Park
Between Medford St. and Eldridge Place, at Tremont St., Chelsea, MA

Park Type: Sitting

Creekside Commons

Gilooly and Cabot Streets, Chelsea, MA

Park Type: Sitting, Playground, Picnic

Paul A. Dever Park

Stockton & Gillooly Roads
Chelsea, MA

Park Type: Sitting, Tot Lot, Basketball

Eden Street Park

Eden Street between Addison & Blossom Streets, Chelsea, MA

Park Type: Sitting, Playground, Garden

Highland Park

Willow St., between Marginal St. and Central Ave.; adjacent to the Boys' and Girls' Club, Chelsea, MA

Park Type: Sitting, Sports

Island End Park

End of the boardwalk near Admiral's Hill Marina, Chelsea, MA

Park Type: Sitting, Picnic, Nature

KaBOOM!-Disney Park

Heard & Spruce Streets, Chelsea, MA

Park Type: Playground, Community Garden, Sitting

Kayem Park
Chestnut Ave. & 5th Street
Chelsea, MA

Park Type: Playground, Sitting, Art

Mace Housing Development Park
Crescent Ave. & Mill Court
Chelsea, MA

Park Type: Playground

Mace Tot-Lot
Crescent Ave. between Broadway & Cary Ave., Chelsea, MA

Park Type: Playground

Malone Park (Soldiers’ Home)
Summit Ave. & Lafayette Ave.
Powderhorn Hill at the Soldiers' Home, Chelsea, MA 

Park Type: Walking, Sitting, Sports

Mary O'Malley Park
Chelsea Waterfront at the base of Broadway, Chelsea, MA

Park Type: Sitting, Walking/Jogging, Sports, Nature, Playground, Picnic

O'Neil Park
Beacon & High Streets
Chelsea, MA

Park Type: Playground, Sitting, Gardens

Polonia Park
Tremont Street, between Beacon & Medford Streets, Chelsea, MA 

Park Type: Playground, Sitting, Pet Friendly

Quigley Park
Essex St. between Hawthorn & Shurtleff St., Chelsea, MA

Park Type: Playground, Sitting

Recipi-Brenes Tot-Lot
Watts St. at Willow St., Chelsea, MA

Park Type: Playground

Scrivano Park

Locke St. between Webster Ct. & Parkway Ct. Chelsea, MA

Park Type: basketball courts, sports

Voke Park
Washington Ave. between Springvale Rd. and Annese Rd., Chelsea, MA

Park Type: Sitting, Playground, Sports (Baseball Diamond & Basketball Court), Walking