Winter Resource Guide 2018

Parent Engagement Center 2018 Winter Resource Guide

Resources in the Guide include Stoughton Public Schools and emergency contact information, outdoor recreation, indoor fun, nature activities, zoos, museums, Stoughton youth sports contacts, family support services, summer camps, and much more. Watch this site for updates and additions to the Guide.  Please remember to contact your destination before heading out on family adventures to confirm current information.

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Stoughton Parent Engagement Center Summer Resource Guide Quick Links

Emergency

Stoughton Police
26 Rose Street, Stoughton
Emergency Number: 911, Alternate Emergency: 781-344-2424
http://www.stoughton.org/police

Stoughton Fire and Rescue
1550 Central Street, Stoughton
Emergency Number: 911, Alternate Emergency: (781) 344-3131
http://www.stoughton.org/fire-rescue

Town of Stoughton

Stoughton Public Schools
232 Pearl Street, Stoughton
781-344-4000
http://www.stoughtonschools.org

Stoughton Public Library
Temporary location: 529 Washington St. (Rt. 138) in the Plaza with True Value Hardware.
781-344-2711
http:// www.stoughtonlibrary.org
Ask the library if they have free passes to the museums and historical sites you’re planning to visit. You can reserve passes online as well.

Stoughton Recreation Department
10 Pearl Street, Stoughton
781-341-1300, ext. 9244
http://www.stoughtonrec.org
Sports, fitness, summer programs, playgrounds, swimming lessons, and more.

OASIS (Organizing Against Substances In Stoughton)
110 Rockland Street, Stoughton
781-341-2252 x9456
http://stoughtonoasis.org

Stoughton Historical Society
6 Park Street, Stoughton
781-344-5456
http://www.stoughtonhistory.com

Stoughton Media Access Corporation (SMAC)
421 Page Street, Suite 2, Stoughton
781-341-1708
http://www.stoughtontv.com

Stoughton Town Hall
10 Pearl Street, Stoughton
781-341-1300
http://www.stoughton.org

Stoughton Youth Commission
110 Rockland Street, Stoughton
781-341-2252
https://sites.google.com/site/stoughtonyouthcommission/home

Athletics and Youth Programs

Stoughton Recreation Department
10 Pearl Street, Stoughton
781-341-1300, ext. 9244
http://www.stoughtonrec.org
Sports, fitness, summer programs, playgrounds, swimming lessons, and more.

Stoughton Youth Athletic Club
http://www.stoyac.org
(offers softball, basketball, football and cheerleading programs)

Stoughton Youth Soccer
http://www.stoughtonsoccer.org/site

Stoughton Youth Baseball
http://www.stoughtonyouthbaseball.org/home.php

Old Colony Y, Stoughton Branch
445 Central Street, Stoughton
781-341-2016
http://www.oldcolonyymca.org

Stoughton Youth Flag Football League
http://www.syfflstoughton.com

Stoughton Youth Lacrosse
http://stoughtonlax.org

Before/After School Care

Old Colony Y, Stoughton Branch
445 Central Street, Stoughton
781-341-2016
http://www.oldcolonyymca.org

Stoughton Extended Day
Main Office, 137 Walnut Street, Stoughton
781-344-5512
http://www.stoughtonextendedday.org

Kidsports (after school care only)
11 Evans Dr., Stoughton
781-344-2332
http://kidsportsfun.com/after-school/

Camps

Knights of Summer
Stoughton Public Schools
Elementary students entering grades 2 - 5 in September 2017
Location: O'Donnell Middle School
No cost for participation.
Email Lynda Feeney, Data, Intervention and Extended Learning Time Specialist: l_feeney@stoughtonschools.org

Stoughton Recreation Department
781-341-1300, ext. 9244
http://www.stoughtonrec.org
Sports, fitness, summer programs, playgrounds, swimming lessons, and more.

Stoughton Extended Day Summer Camp
781-344-5512
http://www.stoughtonextendedday.org
Located at the Edwin Jones Elementary School (lower level) accessed from the rear of the building via Park Ave., off Route 27

Camp West Woods
808 West Street, Stoughton
781-341-4424
http://campwestwoods.com

Camp Stoughton
The Old Colony YMCA
445 Central Street, Stoughton
781-341-2016
http://www.oldcolonyymca.org/camp-stoughton

Moose Hill Camp
293 Moose Hill Parkway, Sharon
781-784-5691
http://www.massaudubon.org/get-outdoors/wildlife-sanctuaries/moose-hill/...

KidSports
11 Evans Drive, Stoughton
781-344-2332
http://kidsportsfun.com/summer-vacation-programs/

Everwood Day Camp
125 Lakeview Street, Sharon
781-694-5829
http://everwooddaycamp.com

Maplewood Country Day Camp
150 Foundry Street, South Easton
http://www.maplewoodyearround.com

The Sheep Pasture
Natural Resources Trust of Easton
307 Main Street, Easton
508-238-6049
http://www.nrtofeaston.org/summer-camp--leadership-youth-programs.html

College Gate & College Academy
5 Bristol Drive, Suite 3C, South Easton
508-238-3237
http://collegegate.org

History

Ben Franklin Statue
45 School Street, Boston
http://www.thefreedomtrail.org

Boston Massacre Site
206 Washington Street, Boston
617-357-8300
http://www.thefreedomtrail.org

Bunker Hill Monument
Monument Square, Charlestown
http://www.thefreedomtrail.org

Copp's Hill Burying Ground
Hull St & Snow Hill Street, Boston, MA
617-635-7361
http://www.thefreedomtrail.org

Faneuil Hall
4 South Market Building, Boston
617-523-1300
http://www.faneuilhall.com

The Freedom Trail
Boston
http://www.thefreedomtrail.org

Granary Burying Ground
Tremont Street, Boston
http://www.cityofboston.gov/parks/hbgi/Granary.asp

Hatch Shell Boston
47 David G Mugar Way, Boston
617-626-1250
http://www.celebrateboston.com/hatch-shell.htm

King's Chapel
58 Tremont Street, Boston
617-523-1749
http://www.kings-chapel.org

Massachusetts State House
24 Beacon Street, Boston
617-722-2000
https://malegislature.gov

Old North Church
193 Salem Street, Boston
617-523-6676
http://oldnorth.com

Old South Meeting House
310 Washington Street, Boston
617-482-6439
http://www.osmh.org

Old State House
206 Washington Street, Boston
617-720-1713
http://www.bostonhistory.org

Park Street Church
1 Park Street, Boston
617-523-3383
http://www.parkstreet.org

Paul Revere House
19 North Square, Boston
617-523-2338
https://www.paulreverehouse.org

Plimoth Plantation
137 Warren Avenue, Plymouth
508-746-1622
https://www.plimoth.org

USS Constitution
Charlestown Navy Yard, Charlestown
617-426-1812
https://ussconstitutionmuseum.org

Museums

EBT Card to Culture Program
Free or discounted admission to many museums and cultural institutions with an EBT( Electronic Benefit Transfer) card.
http://www.mass.gov/eohhs/gov/departments/dta/ebt-card-to-culture.html

Blue Hills Trailside Museum
1904 Canton Avenue, Milton
617-333-0690
http://www.massaudubon.org/get-outdoors/wildlife-sanctuaries/blue-hills-...

Concord Museum
200 Lexington Rd, Concord
978-369-9763
http://www.concordmuseum.org

EcoTarium
222 Harrington Way, Worcester
508-929-2700
https://www.ecotarium.org

Fuller Craft Museum
455 Oak Street, Brockton
508-588-6000
http://fullercraft.org

Harvard Art Museum
32 Quincy Street, Cambridge
617-495-9400
http://www.harvardartmuseums.org

Harvard Museum of Natural History
26 Oxford Street, Cambridge
617-495-3045
http://hmnh.harvard.edu

The Institute of Contemporary Art in Boston
25 Harbor Shore Drive, Boston
617-478-3100
https://www.icaboston.org

Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum
25 Evans Way, Boston
617-566-1401
http://www.gardnermuseum.org

John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum
Columbia Point, Boston
617-514-1600
https://www.jfklibrary.org

Museum of African American History
46 Joy Street, Boston
617-725-0022
http://maah.org

Museum of Fine Arts
465 Huntington Avenue, Boston
617-267-9300
http://www.mfa.org

Museum of Science
1 Science Park, Boston
617-723-2500
https://www.mos.org

New England Aquarium
1 Central Wharf, Boston
617-973-5200
http://www.neaq.org

Pilgrim Hall Museum
75 Court Street, Plymouth
508-746-1620
http://www.pilgrimhall.org

Children’s Museums

Boston Children’s Museum
308 Congress Street, Boston
617-426-6500
http://www.bostonchildrensmuseum.org

Providence Children’s Museum
100 South St., Providence, RI
401-273-5437
http://www.childrenmuseum.org

South Shore Children’s Museum
1775 Washington St., Hanover (The Hanover Mall)
781-206-4955
https://www.southshorecm.org

The Children’s Museum in Easton
9 Sullivan Avenue, North Easton
508-230-3689
http://childrensmuseumineaston.org

Zoos

Buttonwood Park Zoo
425 Hawthorn St., New Bedford
508-991-6178
https://www.bpzoo.org

Capron Park Zoo
County St., Attleboro
774-203-1840
http://www.capronparkzoo.com

Franklin Park Zoo
1 Franklin Park Rd., Boston
617-541-5466
http://www.zoonewengland.org

Roger Williams Park Zoo
1000 Elmwood Ave., Providence, RI
401-785-3510
https://www.rwpzoo.org

Stone Zoo
Middlesex Fells Reservation
149 Pond St., Stoneham
617-541-5466
http://www.zoonewengland.org

Nature (Programs, Hiking, etc.)

Allens Pond Wildlife Sanctuary
1280 Horseneck Road, Westport
508-636-2437
http://www.massaudubon.org/get-outdoors/wildlife-sanctuaries/allens-pond

Ames Nowell State Park
Linwood Street, Abington
781-857-1336
http://www.mass.gov/eea/agencies/dcr/massparks/region-south/ames-nowell-...

Bare Cove Park
Bare Cove Park Dr & Fort Hill Street, Hingham
781-741-1400

Blue Hills Reservation
695 Hillside Street, Milton
617-698-1802
http://www.mass.gov/eea/agencies/dcr/massparks/region-south/blue-hills-r...

Borderland State Park
259 Massapoag Avenue, North Easton
508-238-6566
http://www.mass.gov/eea/agencies/dcr/massparks/region-south/borderland-s...

Copicut Woods
Indian Town Road, Westport
508-636-4693
http://www.thetrustees.org/places-to-visit/south-coast/copicut-woods.html

Daniel Webster Wildlife Sanctuary
Winslow Cemetery Road, Marshfield
781-837-9400
http://www.massaudubon.org/get-outdoors/wildlife-sanctuaries/daniel-webster

East Over Reservation
Rochester
978-921-1944
http://www.thetrustees.org

F. Gilbert Hills State Forest
45 Mill St., Foxborough
508-543-9084
https://www.mass.gov/locations/f-gilbert-hills-state-forest

Freetown-Fall River State Forest
110 Slab Bridge Road, Assonet
508-644-5522
http://www.mass.gov/eea/agencies/dcr/massparks/region-south/freetown-fal...

Lyman Reserve
Head of the Bay Road, Plymouth
978-921-1944
http://www.thetrustees.org/places-to-visit/south-coast/lyman-reserve.html

MA Department of Conservation and Recreation
617-626-1250
http://www.mass.gov/eea/agencies/dcr/

Massasoit State Park
1361 Middleboro Avenue, East Taunton
508-828-4231
http://www.mass.gov/eea/agencies/dcr/massparks/region-south/massasoit-st...

Moose Hill Wildlife Sanctuary
293 Moose Hill Parkway, Sharon
781-784-5691
http://www.massaudubon.org/get-outdoors/wildlife-sanctuaries/moose-hill

Myles Standish State Forest
194 Cranberry Road, Carver
508-866-2526
http://www.mass.gov/eea/agencies/dcr/massparks/region-south/myles-standi...

Pratt Farm
110 E Main Street, Middleborough
http://www.nemba.org/trails/massachusetts/pratt-farm

The Sheep Pasture
Natural Resources Trust of Easton
307 Main St., Easton
508-238-6049
https://www.nrtofeaston.org/

Wompatuck State Park
204 Union Street, Hingham
781-749-7160
http://www.mass.gov/eea/agencies/dcr/massparks/region-south/wompatuck-st...

World's End Reservation
Boston Harbor Islands National Recreation Area, Martins Lane, Hingham
781-740-7233
http://www.thetrustees.org/places-to-visit/south-shore/worlds-end.html

Outdoor Winter Activities

Skiing - Downhill and Snowboarding

Blue Hills Ski Area
4001 Washington St., Canton
781-828-5070
https://www.bluehillsboston.com

Ski Ward Ski Area
1000 Main St., Shrewsbury
508-845-1797
https://www.skiward.com

Nashoba Valley Ski Area
79 Powers Rd., Westford
978-692-3033
https://www.skinashoba.com

Wachusett Mountain Ski Area
499 Mountain Rd., Princeton
978-464-2300
https://www.wachusett.com

Skiing - Cross Country

Blue Hills Reservation/Houghton’s Pond
695 Hillside St., Milton
617-698-1802
https://www.mass.gov/locations/blue-hills-reservation

Borderland State Park
259 Massapoag Ave., N. Easton
508-238-6566
https://www.mass.gov/locations/borderland-state-park

F. Gilbert Hills State Forest
45 Mill St., Foxborough
508-543-9084
https://www.mass.gov/locations/f-gilbert-hills-state-forest

Snow Tubing

Ski Ward Ski Area
1000 Main St., Shrewsbury
508-845-1797
http://www.skiward.com

Nashoba Valley Tubing Park
179 Great Rd., Littleton
978-692-3033
https://www.skinashoba.com

Sledding

Borderland State Park
259 Massapoag Ave., N. Easton
508-238-6566
https://www.mass.gov/locations/borderland-state-park

Larz Anderson Park
350 Goddard Ave., Brookline
617-879-5650
http://www.brooklinema.gov/Facilities/Facility/Details/Larz-Anderson-Par...

Arnold Arboretum
125 Arborway, Boston
617-524-1718
https://www.arboretum.harvard.edu

Snowshoeing

Weston Ski Track
90 Park Road, Weston
617-635-2120
https://www.paddleboston.com/skitrack/snowshoeing

Ice Skating - Outdoor

Meads Meadow
Gay St., Stoughton

Yardley-Wood Ice Rink
Depot St., Easton (next to Center School)

Winter Skate at Patriot Place
2 Patriot Place, Foxborough
508-203-2100
http://www.patriot-place.com/winterskate

Jack Kirrane Ice Skating Rink-Larz Anderson Park
23 Newton Street, Brookline
617-879-4998
http://www.brooklinerec.com/152/Kirrane-Ice-Skating-Rink

Boston Common Frog Pond
38 Beacon Street, Boston
617-635-2120
https://bostonfrogpond.com

Ice Skating - Indoor

Asiaf Memorial Rink (DCR)
702 Belmont Street, Brockton
508-583-6804
https://fmcicesports.com/rink/brockton-asiaf-arena

Ulin Memorial Rink (DCR)
11 Uniquity Road, Milton
617-696-9869
http://ulinrink.com

Theodore Aleixo Rink (DCR)
150 Hon. Gordon M. Owen Riverway, Taunton
508-824-4987
https://fmcicesports.com/rink/taunton-aleixo-skating-arena

Stoughton Ice Center
57 French St., Stoughton
781-341-0007
https://www.stoughtonicecenter.com

Canton Ice House
65 North Street, Canton
781-613-8900
http://www.cantonicehouse.com

Indoor Winter Activities

Boston Activities and Events Newsletter – Free
http://www.bostoncentral.com/newsletter/

Fungineers
65 Holbrook St, Suite 140, Norfolk
508-530-0404
https://www.letsfungineer.com

The LEGO Store
South Shore Plaza, Braintree
781-356-6501
https://www.lego.com/en-us/stores/stores/us/south-shore-plaza

Showcase Cinemas
Showcase Cinema de Lux Randolph, 73 Mazzeo Drive, Randolph
https://www.showcasecinemas.com

Regal Theaters
http://www.regmovies.com

Wheelock Family Theatre
180 Riverway, Boston
617-879-2300
https://wheelockfamilytheatre.org

Boston Bowl
820 William T Morrissey Blvd, Dorchester
http://www.bostonbowl.com

Kings Bowling
600 Legacy Place, Dedham
781-329-6000
https://www.kings-de.com/dedham

Westgate Lanes
65 Westgate Drive, Brockton
508-583-1299
http://www.westgatelanes.com

Union Street Lanes
231 Union Street, Holbrook
781-767-1313
https://www.unionstreetlanes.com

Altitude Trampoline Park
75 Stockwell Drive, Avon
508-857-1777
http://www.altitudeavon.com

Launch Trampoline Park
570 Boston Providence Hwy, Norwood
781-255-5867
https://www.launchnorwood.com

KidSports
11 Evans Drive, Stoughton
781-344-2332
http://kidsportsfun.com

Children’s World Indoor Playground
465 Turnpike Street, Canton
781-298-7148
http://childrensworldplay.com

Monster Mini Golf
1560 Boston Providence Hwy, Norwood
781-762-3100
http://www.monsterminigolf.com/norwood

Goldfish Swim School
579 Granite Street, Braintree
781-519-6363
https://goldfishswimschool.com/braintree

RESOURCES FOR FAMILIES

Food Assistance/Nutrition
Ilse Marks Food Pantry-Stoughton
781-341-1994
http://www.foodpantries.org/ci/ma-stoughton

Immaculate Conception Parish Food Pantry-Stoughton
781-341-0611
http://www.foodpantries.org/ci/ma-stoughton

Project Bread Food Source Hotline
800-645-8333 (translators available)
http://www.projectbread.org/get-help/foodsource-hotline.html

SNAP - Food Stamps
Brockton DTA Office
60 Main Street, Brockton
508-895-7000

WIC (Women, Infants and Children) Nutrition Program
795 Pleasant Street, Brockton
508-588-8241
https://wic.bamsi.org

Stoughton WIC Office
810 Washington Street, Stoughton
781-436-5977 (Thursday only)

The Charity Guild, Inc.
501 Main St., Brockton
508-583-5280
http://www.thecharityguild.org
(Tues.-Thurs., 10:00-12:00, need picture ID and proof of residency)

Fuel Assistance/Energy Conservation

Self-Help Inc.
1362 Main Street, Brockton
508-588-5440 (M-F, 8:30-4:30)
https://www.selfhelpinc.org/program-services/fuel-energy/fuel-assistance/

Clothing/Furniture Assistance (Non-Denominational)

Community Clothing Closet
Located at Unitarian Universalist Church of Brockton
325 W. Elm Street, Brockton (2nd Saturday of each month, 10:00-2:00)
Contact Information:
First Parish Universalist Church of Stoughton
781-344-6800, Office@FirstParishStoughton.org

My Brother’s Keeper
Easton Furniture Assistance Line
508-238-4416
Tuesday-Thursday, 1:00-3:00 PM

Massachusetts Coalition for the Homeless
73 Buffum St., Lynn
781-595-7570
https://www.mahomeless.org
( A Bed for Every Child, Under One Roof and Teen Closet)

New Life Furniture Bank of Massachusetts
105 Elm St., Walpole
774-316-6395
https://www.newlifefb.org

Emergency Family Shelter Assistance

Brockton DTA (Department of Transitional Assistance) Office
60 Main Street, Brockton
508-895-7000

Family Support Services

Stoughton Youth Commission
110 Rockland Street, Stoughton
781-341-2252 https://sites.google.com/site/stoughtonyouthcommission/home

BAMSI (Brockton Area Multi-Services, Inc.)
10 Christy’s Drive, Brockton
508-580-8700(translators available)
https://www.bamsi.org
(providing services to families in the areas of public health, behavioral health, housing/essential services, family support, and education support)

Jewish Family and Children’s Service
1430 Main St., Waltham
781-647-5327
https://www.jfcsboston.org
Canton Office- 100 Washington St., Canton
781-419-6777

Mass 211
Community Resources Referral Service
Available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week
Dial 211
(finding health and human services, government benefits and services, family crisis support services, and other local services)

Quincy Family Resource Center
1120 Hancock St., Quincy (first floor)
617-481-7227 (translators available)
https://www.QuincyFamilyRC.org
(offering parenting programs, support groups, assessment services and information and referral resources at no cost to families)

The Family Center of Community Connections of Brockton
1367 Main Street, Brockton
508-857-0272 (translators available)
http://www.ccbrockton.org
(offering parenting programs, support groups, assessment services and information and referral resources at no cost to families)

The Old Colony YMCA - Mental Health Clinic
891 Montello St., Brockton
508-427-4383
https://www.oldcolonyymca.org 
(click on social services and then mental health)
Clinic Office also located in the Stoughton YMCA
781-341-2016 x201
(all forms of Mass Health and Blue Cross Blue Shield accepted)