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 Park Department

 100 Slayton Road

Joan Bell
Superintendent of Mount Hood
and Public Open Space
(781) 662-0210

The goal of the Melrose Parks Department is to protect, maintain and develop the City’s parks, fields and recreational facilities for the benefit of Melrose residents.

Mount Hood and Park Department Information & Links

Melrose Park Commissioners
William Gardiner, Chair
Robert Christiansen
James Lane
John McLaughlin
John Mercer

Department Personnel
Joan Bell
Superintendent of Mount Hood
and Public Open Space
(781) 662-0210

Cindy Brickley
Park Commission Secretary
(781) 662-0210

Recreation Department
(Located in City Hall, ground floor)
Frank Olivieri
Recreation Director
(781) 979-4179

Justin Kelley
Recreation Coordinator
(781) 979-4179

Ashley Aldred
Recreation Assistant
(781) 979-4179

The Park Department office is located at the Mount Hood Golf Course & Memorial Park Clubhouse. The office is open 8:30 AM to 4:00 PM, Monday - Thursday and 8:30 AM to 12:30 PM on Friday. The Park Department is responsible for the City's parks, fields and open spaces including Mount Hood Golf Course & Memorial Park. With the exception of Mount Hood, these properties are maintained by the Department of Public Works under a mowing and maintenance contract. Mount Hood is operated and maintained under a management agreement between the City of Melrose and Mass. Golf Management, LLC. For more information about Mount Hood including membership opportunities, rates and starting times please visit www.golfmounthood.com.

Contact Information

Please contact the Park Department Office at (781) 662-0210 if you would like to:

  • Obtain a permit for a playing field
  • Find out if a playing field is closed due to inclement weather
  • Report a maintenance problem or safety issue at a recreational facility
  • Conduct a volunteer clean up or maintenance improvement
  • Request a maintenance service for a special event
  • Contact the Melrose Park Commission
  • Ask a general question or comment on any of the City's recreational properties

For information about the Recreation Department, including programs and schedules, please contact Frank Olivieri at folivieri@cityofmelrose.org or (781) 979-4179.  The Recreation Department office is located on the ground floor of City Hall.

If you would like to plan a function or hold an event at Mount Hood please contact Laura Lane at llane@golfmanagementco.com or (781) 665-6656 ext. 3

If you would like to coordinate a golf tournament or outing at Mount Hood please contact Mike Farrell at mfarrell@golfmanagementco.com or (781) 665-6656 ext. 1

Mount Hood Park Department
2013 Membership Rates, Greens & Cart Fees Park Commission Meeting Schedule

2013 Golf Course Membership Application  

Park Commission Agenda & Minutes
IQM2 Web Portal

2013 Golf Course Policies & Procedures 

Past Park Commission Meeting Minutes

2013 Letter to Members 

Field Permit Application

Golf Course Tournament & Outing Schedule  Guide to Use & Maintenance of City Recreational Facilities
Mt. Hood Pedestrian Trails Park Locations & Descriptions
Mt. Hood Feasibility Study Pine Banks Park Ballfields

Mt. Hood Vernal Pool Study

2005 Fields Committee Report 




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