Rules & Regulations

To request use of a Field or Facility, use the Fields and Facilities Request Form; or, call: 978.772.8875.

Users enter into a license agreement with Devens Recreation to reserve exclusive use over any active recreation site, even when fees for such use are not charged. A signed license agreement, payment and insurance certificate must be received prior to use. A fee schedule may be obtained from Devens Recreation; all fees are subject to change.

  • RESIDENT AREAS ARE PRIVATE PROPERTY. There is no trespassing, ball playing, frisbee throwing, warming up, walking of pets and using the resident property as a “cut through” to Devens Commons.
  • RESIDENT GRASS AND PRIVATE OPEN SPACES. The residents have beautifully groomed private open spaces. This area looks like a public park, however, it is private property. There is no trespassing, ball playing, warming up, walking of pets, napping, etc. on this private property.
  • NO CARS PERMITTED IN RESIDENT AREA. Parking is absolutely Prohibited on Elm Road, Walnut Street and the private alleys behind the housing on these streets. Vehicles will be ticketed and towed. THIS IS NOT AN AREA TO UNLOAD YOUR CAR.
  • NO on street parking or grass area is allowed. Parking in permitted lots only, vehicles will be ticketed and towed. Follow directional signage to permitted parking areas. Handicap parking available near Rogers Field and Antietam Field.
  • Portable toilets need to be utilized. Units are plentiful and are strategically located on all fields during the season. Public urination is a punishable crime and will not be tolerated in Devens.
  • NO Alcoholic beverages
  • NO Grills allowed (gas, charcoal or electric) allowed in Devens
  • NO Glass bottles / containers on field(s)
  • NO Dogs allowed at the playing fields. Please leave all pets at home.
  • NO Overnight camping permitted
  • In the event of inclement weather, all spectators and competitors must return to their cars or to the Hotel (if staying on Devens)
  • In the event of an emergency (Ambulance/Police/Fire) call 978-772-1900 and reference the field location (Rogers, Willard, Antietam, Hornet, Balls Bluff, Museum), the field number and the nature of the emergency.
  • All Clients and Spectators are responsible for proper disposal of trash at their activity site.
  • Devens Recreation may terminate field use when weather conditions are adverse, fields are experiencing “abnormal” damage or when field conditions pose a safety hazard.
  • Devens Recreation reserves the right to terminate field and/or facility use because of (but not limited to) continued disruptive or disorderly behavior, vandalism and offensive language.
  • Any questions can be directed to Devens Recreation at 978-772-8875 or by email to We thank you in advance for your cooperation in keeping Devens a safe and clean venue.


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