DeFazio Park

DeFazio Park has a lot of open space. Within this park you can find many baseball and soccer fields, along with a large track. It also has trail access, a pavilion with bathrooms, and a toddler playground. Throughout the park, there are many benches where you can sit and rest. 

Location & Parking

  • Street: 380 Dedham Avenue
  • Nearest Cross Street: South Street

Please Note: Addresses for some fields and playgrounds are private residences or business addresses as the actual fields and playgrounds do not have physical addresses.

Parking Information

Park in an orderly manner in the parking lot, leaving spaces for emergency vehicles. Do not park in fire lanes. There is no parking on Dedham Avenue, on the neighborhood streets, or on the fields. Alcohol and drugs are not permitted on the site.

Town of Needham By-Law: NO Dogs at DeFazio, except for certified service dog

Site Amenities

  • Two synthetic multi-purpose fields with athletic field lights (Brock and Founders)
  • Two natural grass multi-purpose fields (Conroy and Healy)
  • One 60' diamond (Asa Small)
  • Two 90' diamonds (McLeod and Warner)
  • 8-Lane Track
  • Playground: equipment for ages 3 to 5 and ages 5 to 8
  • Public restrooms
  • Picnic area with grills
  • Parking: Yes, in gravel lot
  • Shade: Some
  • Water Bubbler: Yes
  • Bathrooms: Yes, at the Carleton Pavillion (across the parking lot)
  • Fencing: Yes
  • Picnic Tables: 5
  • Grills: 3


  • Age Group: Preschool, with some equipment for ages 5-12
  • Equipment: Swings (including toddler and ADA), small climbing structure, play house, sand boxes, slides, spring animals, active panels, fitness cluster
  • Special Noyes: Playground donated by Needham Exchange Club
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