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Washington Grove Outdoors

Washington Grove is an “outdoors” place, with activities and events taking place year round in our woods, parks, and recreational facilities.

The Grove is renowned for its walking paths. In the older sections of town, houses front on walkways, with vehicular access only to the backs of houses. The paths continue in our two established woods, the East Woods and West Woods, and in Washington Grove Meadow Conservation Park on the east side of town.

Outdoor Events

The many organized events that take place outdoors in the Grove year round include Music Weekend, including the Baroque Breakfast and Rock and Roll dance at the Gazebo, the 4th of July parade, awards ceremony, picnic, and softball game, Summer in the Parks (for children), the Labor Day Inner tube/biking/running triathlon around the Grove, a Polar Bear Plunge in Maple Lake at New Year, and many more.

Our Outdoor Spaces

Our recreational facilities include tennis courts, children’s playgrounds, a swimming lake, a sports field, and basketball courts. In Summer, Grovers congregate at Maple Lake to picnic or relax under the stately trees, play on the beach, dive from the dock, or fish from the Island. Every snowy day in winter, residents will see cross country skiers gliding past their houses on the trails.

Lake Committee

The Lake Committee maintains Maple Lake as a beautiful and safe place to swim, relax, and fish.

Recreation Committee

The Recreation Committee organizes and stages concerts, dances, lessons and events in the Grove.

Summer in the Parks

The Summer in the Parks children’s program includes crafts, games, and outdoor activities

Woods Committee

The Woods Committee is working to revitalize the East Woods and the West Woods as natural spaces for our human and animal Grovers.

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