I know alot of parent and kids love going to the playground! Here is a listing of public playgrounds on the South Shore if you know of any that need to be added to the list please go to Facebook discussion page . In addition, most public elementary schools have playgrounds however they are not usually available during school hours.
Abington MA playgrounds
Center School/Murphy Club Field located on Walnut street in Abington. The Murphy Field facilities include basketball hoops, a small playground and tot-lot, and two Youth League baseball fields.
Frolio Jr High School Playground has a large wooden playground with plenty of shaded areas. There are also tennis courts and places for fishing.
Attleboro MA playground
Conley located on Newport Ave & Cumberland Ave is a small playground, situated on less than an acre, with a lot for small children to do. It features a climb-aboard choo-choo train, an automobile and a jungle gym. . The park also features swings, a sandbox and a basketball court.
Nickerson Playground on Snell Street in Attleboro has a climbing jungle gym as well as swings It also features a basketball court, walking paths and a skateboard park.
Braintree MA Playgrounds
Erwin Davis Memorial Park and playground in Braintree MA , on Faxon Street contains a basketball court, a playground and a large open field. Located off of Commerical street.
Robert S. Mattulina Playground in Braintree on Kendall Ave has a baseball field, jungle gyms, swings, a slide and picnic table for parents.
French’s Common Park across the street from Thayer Public Library has tennis and basketballs courts and a baseball field. They have swings and a jungle gym.
Hollis Playground located at the Hollis School on Washington Street in Braintree. Large plastic climbing structures for the kids as well as swings and seasaws.
Winfield Adams Playground at the corner of Commerical St and Adams Street. It has a jungle gym, slides and swings.
Highland Community Playground located on South Street and Route 37 in Braintree Highlands at the location of the former Norfolk Community hospital.
Bridgewater MA Playgrounds
The Bridgewater Recreation Department is pleased to announce the grand opening of Marathon Park on Crescent Street in Bridgewater. . Located adjacent to the softball fields and the Police Station, this beautiful recreational facility was created for the enjoyment of children age 1-12 and their families. The state of the art playground includes multiple play configurations geared toward specific age groups, activities and climbing structures, a large pavilion/shelter and picnic area. The ¾ acre facility is surrounded by a fence and includes a 6’wide perimeter “walk with me” path. NEW IN 2014
Carver MA Playgrounds
The Carver Community Playground is located next to the Carver Library in the center of town.The play area is fenced, and has play structures for both younger and older children, a sandbox with diggers and toys, benches, and a shade structure. Outside the fenced play area is exercise equipment for both older children and adults, a walking path, chess/checker table, and two picnic area
Duxbury MA playgrounds
Birch Street Park Playground in Duxbury . There are 3 different and new PVC type play structures. One is geared to kids 2-5, the other for kids 5-12, and the third is a huge climbing rope structure for the older kids also. In addition, there is a very safe and modern see saw and swings for all ages.
Easton MA Playgrounds
Frothingham Park on Park ST and Center in North Easton includes a baseball field,basketball court, playground and tennis courts
Edwin A. Keach MemorialPark on Chestnut Street in Easton This 16 acre property includes three multi-use recreational fields, two baseball/softball diamonds and a playground for children NEW in 2013
Halifax MA playgrounds
HOPS Playground is one of the most popular playgrounds on the south shore. It is located on Plymouth Street (Route 106) directly across from Halifax Town Hall and adjacent to Holmes Public Library.
Hingham MA Playgrounds
Hingham Shipyard Playground Open during summer
The playground includes swings, slides, a jungle-gym, a sandbox, a climbing wall, and a picnic area for parents. Next to the mini golf course
Hull MA playgrounds
Nantasket beach DCR playground Located outside the Mary Jeanette Murray Bath House features a great jungle gym and swing set with sea animals and a soft padded ground area. Great during high tide with a picnic area and bathrooms
Kenberma Playground Located just south of the Shops at Kenberma features a full size tennis court, basketball court and tee ball field. Big swing set area with slides and climbing areas
Kingston MA playground
Gray’s Beach Park Playground
Marshfield MA Playground
Marshfield New Playground next to the Library at Library Plaza, located off Snow Road in Marshfield Center. Large new playground that is handicap accessible.
Quincy MA playground
Allerton Street Playground located on Allerton Street in Houghs Neck.
Arthur Boysons Park located on Heron Road in Adams Shore. It has children’s playground equipment as well as a basketball court.
McKinnon’s Playground is children’s playground located on Chapel Street on Houghs Neck.
Grenham Street Playground on Macy Street in Houghs Neck.
Forbes Hill Playground on Forbes Hill Road in Wollaston.
Flaherty Park located on Quarry Street in West Quincy. It has a playground, basketball court and street hockey court.
Grasso Playground on Columbia street in South Quincy. It has a basketball court and a kids playground.
Kincaide Park on Water Street in South Quincy. It has a Softball field and baseball field with lights, tennis court, street hockey court and a children’s playground.
Beechwood Knoll Playground on Fenno Street in Wollaston. It has basketball court and a playground.
Plymouth MA playgrounds
Veteran’s Memorial Field in Plymouth is located on Standish Ave., near Cherry St. It has a new playground and tennis and basketball courts as well as a place to play street hockey.
Sirrico Playground is located on South Street near the Plymouth Public Library.The park includes playground equipment and a basketball court.
Manomet Recreation Area is located of off Route 3A in Manomet/Plymouth next to Indian Brook Elementary School. The park includes three Little League baseball fields, a youth softball field and a large playground with plenty of climbing structures.
Burton Park is located at Mt. Pleasant Preschool on Whiting Street in Plymouth. The playground is available to the public when school is not in session.
Siever Field in Plymouth with entrances on Standish Ave. and Liberty St is an older playground.
Scituate MA playgrounds
Seaside Fun Playground Large playground with swings, slides, wooden climbing structure. Located behind the police department on Route 3A.
Stoughton MA playgrounds
Bradley M Lessa Memorial Playground The centerpiece of the playground is the colorful jungle gym structure. There is also a swing set, a small rock-climbing wall and a fire engine with a slide. A rest area with picnic tables and benches is also provided.
The Children’s Adventure Playspace Project (CAPP) is located on Pierce Street in Stoughton , behind the Jones School and next to Halloran Park. The park features many wooden playground structures, including swing sets, climbing structures as well as a tire pit and a large slide. There are also play structures shaped like a train and a car made from wood and tires.
Weymouth MA playgrounds
Located behind the Weymouth Tufts public library
Whitman MA playgrounds
Playground located in at the Whitman town parks. Two large play structures including one for toddlers and a second one for older children. There is also a rock climbing wall and swings.