The Recreation Board and crew maintain 5 neighborhood playgrounds that have been modernized in recent years, largely through community-based volunteer efforts. The playgrounds typically include playground equipment for children about ages 4-10, a basketball court, and a picnic table.
Trow Hill Playground (Hill Street)
The Trow Hill Playground is located on Hill Street between West Cobble Hill Road and Balsam Drive, one hundred yards above the Trow Hill Grocery.
Upper Websterville Playground (Brook Street):
The Upper Websterville Playground is located on Brook Street. Next to the Post Office, turn off of Church Hill Road into Brook Street. The playground is a very short distance up Brook Street.
East Barre Playground (Pleasant Street):
Parking at the East Barre Playground is available at the end of Pleasant Street. Drive south on Route 110 out of East Barre Village, just past the St. Cecelia & St. Frances Cabrini Catholic Church turn left onto Pleasant Street.
Upper Graniteville Playground (Pleasant Street):
The Upper Graniteville Playground is on Park Street, which intersects with Graniteville Road between Cogswell Street and Donahue Road.
Lower Graniteville Playground (Graniteville Road):
The Lower Graniteville Playground is located at the corner of Graniteville Road and Baptist Street in the Lower Graniteville Village. The playground is next to the Post Office.
South Barre Park (Wilson Street):
The Park is located behind Hannaford's Market. Wilson Street provides access to the playground.
The town offers picnic (roadside rest) areas on Quarry Hill Road and on Graniteville Road (in Lower Graniteville). At the EMS Station, intersection of U.S. Route 302 and McLaughlin Road, the public may use the basketball and volleyball courts.