Corey Hill Playground

Project Description



Corey Hill Park is located at the crest of Summit Avenue. The southern parcel contains an active play equipment area and lawn and the northern parcel contains an attractive overlook of Boston, trees over lawn and an open grassed slope, sundial, and seating. The playground, last renovated in 1989, is in need of complete replacement including site regrading and accessibility improvements. This project will replace all play structures at the site and review the layout and design of the active playground portion of the park. Renovations will improve safety, accessibility and multi-generational accommodations. Masonry work, benches, walkways, planting, and other site amenities will be included with this renovation.

Project Updates

June/July 2017

Corey Hill construction is well under way. The contractor Jamie T. Construction is on site with his crew who have been focusing on the playground side of the park. The demolition work and rough grading has been completed, as well as the base for the pathway and concrete pads for the picnic areas. This week they are continuing on the installation of the play pieces, the rocks are all in place awaiting the ropes to connect them, the swing frame is up and the wooden play village is being assembled. Next week the crew will start on the utility work for the water play area, the installation of the boulders and paving of pathways. On the passive side of the park they have started the demo and rough grading work. The next steps will be fine grading and base materials for the pathways to get ready for paving and the installation of the sundial. The park is scheduled to be completed by September 2017. There is access to the hill part of the green dog park during construction. If you have any questions or comments please feel free to contact Jessie Waisnor at 617-264-6490 or jwaisnor@brooklinema.gov

‚ÄčMay 2017 

Corey Hill construction is under way. The contractor Jamie T. Construction is on site and working on the park renovations which will include the following work over the next few months:

  • Site demolition and earthwork;
  • Pruning of healthy trees and removal of selected trees;
  • New play equipment for 2-5 year olds and 5-12 year olds;
  • Water play area for kids of all ages;
  • Natural play elements on the hillside;
  • Exercise stations;
  • Addition of pathways and accessibility improvements throughout the park on both sides;
  • New native plantings on both sides of the park;
  • New park furniture including accessible picnic tables, hammocks and lounge chairs;
  • Passive lawn and seating area for multigenerational use/quiet enjoyment; 

The park is scheduled to be completed by September 2017. There is access to the hill part of the green dog park during construction. If you have any questions or comments please feel free to contact Jessie Waisnor at 617-264-6490 or jwaisnor@brooklinema.gov


Corey Hill Park Plan