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  • Thank you for supporting and selecting Acton Recreation programs. We hope you will like our all-new online registration site.

    Ways to register:

    Check Out Online/Pay Online -

    This will place you in the activity or a wait list immediately by paying via credit card. Credit card payments are subject to a 3% convenience fee that is non-refundable.

    Print a Registration Form –

    Collects your registration information and defers enrollment and payment until you mail or walk into the office to make payment by check or cash. Choosing Print Registration Form will not place you into an activity or on a wait list until your payment is received and processed by the office. Choose this option to save on credit card fees.

    If you have any questions or encounter any problems while on the site, please don't hesitate to reach out to us so that we may quickly answer or solve any issues that may arise.

    Thank you!
    Cathy, Maura, Melissa & Mary Lou
    978-929-6640 (press 0 to bypass pre-recorded message)


  • The parking sticker program will be in effect during operating hours on weekends and holidays, Memorial Day weekend through the end of August at NARA Park.
    One NARA Parking Sticker is free of charge to each Acton Resident Household and must be picked up at the Acton Recreation Department, 50 Audubon Drive, Monday through Friday, 8:30 AM—4:30 PM, excluding holidays.   You will need to bring your Driver's License and Registration of the car that will have the sticker.

    We extended our office hours on Monday evenings from 5-8 p.m. and Saturday mornings from 9-noon from April 21 through May 21. Please see calendar/hours below
    Saturday, May 26—Friday, June 22
    Monday—Friday: 10:00 AM—6:00 PM; Weekends: 9:00 AM—7:00 PM
    Saturday, June 23—Friday, August 31
    Daily: 9:00 AM—7:00 PM 
    Parking stickers may be obtained at the beach office beginning May 26 during NARA Park hours of operation listed above.
  • Each Acton household may receive one free sticker for vehicle of their choice. Additional stickers may be purchased for $25 per sticker. You will be requested to present your vehicle registration. All vehicles must be registered in Acton under household address.
  •  Stickers must be adhered to the left, back passenger window and made visible.
  • Acton residents and non-residents who purchase a NARA Beach membership will receive one free parking sticker with their membership card.
  • Without a NARA Parking Sticker, a parking fee of $5 per vehicle on weekends and holidays will be collected. These fees will be collected by parking attendants at both the upper and lower parking lots.
  • Parking fees are paid to the attendant upon entry by cash or credit card.
  • Failure to pay the attendant may lead to dismissal from the premises.
  • Free parking for the Bruce Freeman Rail Trail is limited. Bruce Freeman Rail Trail users may park in the designated free spaces while space is available. Overflow parking for the trail will be charged $5 per vehicle.
  • Parking for NARA is limited. When parking lots are full, attendants reserve the right to prohibit vehicles from entering until space becomes available.

 *Subject to change if necessary.