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Professional Fitness
14 McGrath Hwy, Somerville, MA 02143
Professional Fitness is the personal training of Gold's Gym at the Twin City Plaza, and its offices are located insideMore the Gold's Gym. Services include fitness analysis, cardio training, strength training and fitness- program design. Trainers here help clients monitor their progress and coach them towards achieving their fitness goals. Training hours are by appointment only.
Palmacci Playground
Hanson St & Skehan St, Somerville, MA 02143
This recently renovated park is equipped with a jungle gym for children as well as several tables with built-inMore chessboards. The playground is dedicated to local World War II hero Charles Palmacci.
Boston Sports Club
1 Davis Sq, Somerville, MA 02144
Boston Sports Club is located in the center of Davis Square, a fitness oasis in the bustling Somerville neighborhood.More Just minutes away from the T station, the gym is easily accessible to commuters and locals alike. The coed gym features a variety of equipment for clients' fitness needs. In addition to the standard equipment such as treadmills and bikes, it also offers a huge selection of classes, including yoga, kickboxing, pilates and spinning. Boston Sports Club also offers babysitting services and a sauna, and has towels available for customer use.
Central Hill Playground
81 Highland Ave, Somerville, MA 02143
Set in the center of Central Hill Park, this playground offers two play areas. There you'll find both a jungle gym forMore big kids with slides and plenty of routes to climb over, as well as a low-to-the-ground tot "jungle gym" with just a few easy steps to conquer and a short, low slide.  Swings include both safe toddler seats and big kid swings, and a rocking horse on a giant spring rounds out the fun for little ones. A ground surface of soft wood chips keeps it all safe. An added bonus: the Main Branch of the Somerville Public Library is just steps away. So after the kids get their exercise, you can head inside for books.
Gold's Gym
14 McGrath Hwy, Somerville, MA 02143

Pump some iron, crank on the machines or build your cardio endurance at this state-of-the-art fitness facility tuckedMore into the corner of the Twin City Plaza. You can work out by yourself, with a trainer or by signing up for one of the group classes such as Pilates, aerobics, yoga, tai chi and zumba. There are plenty of lockers for your gear, and you can even work on your tan while cooling down from your workout. 

The gym offers a trial membership, so you can check the whole place out before joining. Plenty of free parking in the lot out front.

Commonwealth CrossFit
630 Somerville Ave, Somerville, MA 02143
Commonwealth CrossFit is a fitness gym offering high-intensity group exercise classes to increase strength, stamina,More physical aptitude, endurance and overall wellness. It is owned and operated by Brian Buell.   
Marshall Street Playground
Marshall St & Mortimer Pl, Somerville, MA 02145
Built on the former Bartlett Estate, this public park is great for children, with its jungle gym, swings and other playMore equipment. It has a picnic area for family picnics. And, if you are just looking for a quiet place to relax and enjoy your day, you can park it on a bench here. 
Hodgkins-Curtin Park
Holland St & Paulina St, Somerville, MA 02144

In June 2010, this newly renovated park reopened with a brand new design and loads of fun playMore equipment—including an accessible swing seat for children with special needs. An expanded ball field is also set to open in fall 2011 once the grass fully grows in.

A sand "river" for digging and such divides two play areas: one for tots, the other for big kids. Youngsters can enjoy tot swings, a playhouse and a pint-sized jungle gym. Big kids get their own swings, climbing rock and jungle gym. All of it sits atop a soft surface surrounded by plenty of picnic tables and shade trees. Accessibility is well-planned as well. Entrances are wide, a picnic table leaves space for a wheelchair and paths around play areas provide easy access.

Meanwhile, the new baseball diamond sports shiny new bleachers and an extended field now deep enough for tournament play. But town officials promise the pretty new turf will be open to all. So get those Frisbees and picnics ready.

Lexington Park
Lexington Ave & Hancock St, Somerville, MA 02144
Under huge, brightly painted gates and tall shade trees sits Lexington Park. There are multiple jungle gyms, child- andMore baby-size swings, several picnic tables and more than a few murals. An enclosed basketball court is popular with dog owners who wish to let their animals run off-leash, which is technically against the rules. Be aware that the playground has a woodchipped floor that prevents sand-filled shoes but isn't the softest surface to play on. 
Harris Playground
66 Cross St E, Somerville, MA 02145
Large and sprawling, this playground also includes several basketball courts and a space that could be transformed intoMore tennis courts with the addition of a net. A huge orange jungle gym is the centerpiece of the sand-floored play area, along with swings and a few metal animals secured to the ground with large and comically bendy springs. A sizeable flat concrete expanse between the play area and the basketball court is popular with skateboarders. 
Winter Hill School Community Playground
Sycamore St & Evergreen Ave, Somerville, MA 02145
Kids can climb, slide, hop, skip and shoot hoops to their heart's content at this large playground behind the WinterMore Hill Community School. A super-sized jungle gym offers play areas fit for both younger and older children, and soft wood chips cover the ground to cushion falls. On two lower levels, blacktops offer space for hopscotch and chalk drawing. Basketball hoops round out the fun.
Dickerman Playground
22 Craigie St, Somerville, MA 02143
This playground sports various benches and tables, a few water fountains and some swings, with a massive jungle gym as aMore centerpiece. A basketball court and dog run-type space are attached and the area is enclosed within a stone wall. Instead of sand or wood chips, a squishy Astroturf-like material covers the ground, which should keep kids clean, but may lead to a skinned knee or two. There are also several bodega-like shops a few feet away, if refreshments are needed. 
Gifted Touch Healing
14 McGrath Hwy, Somerville, MA 02143
This massage therapy practice located inside Gold's Gym offers a range of therapeutic massage for both relaxation andMore stress relief as well for treatment of injuries, muscle tightness and lower back pain. Specialties include deep tissue, Swedish, Thai yoga, reflexology, head massage and prenatal massage. The staff of licensed massage therapists is led by owner/massage therapist Mark Georgy, who has been in practice for over six years. Insurance is accepted as are referrals from physical therapists.
Tufts Tot Lot
74 Powder House Blvd, Somerville, MA 02144
Swings, a giant sandbox, and a jungle gym kids can climb all over await at this playground located on the TuftsMore University campus. As part of the college's community outreach efforts, they built this playground for resident use. It's set on Powder House Blvd. next to a dorm and the campus tennis courts. Benches offer caregivers a place to sit back while watching over the kids.
Osgood Park
6 Osgood St, Somerville, MA 02143
This colorful park and playground spills over onto two sides of Osgood Street. On the right side, you'll find swings forMore toddlers and big kids, as well as a swing seat for children with special needs. Across the street, a large jungle gym with slides and climbing equipment sits next to a water spray n' play area. Picnic tables and benches ring the larger part of the park. Parents can introduce curious kids to the idea of gardening here as well. The Osgood Community Gardens One and "Too" sit next to the park and kids can peek through the fence at the flower and vegetable beds.
Morse-Kelley Playground
Summer St & Craigie St, Somerville, MA 02143

Built on the site of the former Morse Elementary School, this expansive "playground" doesn't have the usual jungleMore gym and swings for little kids. Rather it offers a number of basketball courts, a gazebo for hanging out in the shade and plenty of blacktop space for kickball, four square and the like. Bright colors and bold designs on the blacktop make for an appealing space.

In 1869 the Morse School house was built on this site and named for then School Board member Eroch R. Morse. The park is named for him and also for Charles C. Kelley, former Superintendent of the Somerville Recreation Commisssion.

 

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