Recreation Commission

RUN BXB 5K ROAD RACE - April 2 @ 12 PM
All entrance fees go directly to the Blanchard PTF fund for the NEW BLANCHARD PLAYGROUND!  

Race Starts at Steele Farm, 484 Middle Road, Boxborough, MA at 12 PM
Registration begins at 11 AM on April 2.  REGISTER
An entrance fee is requested as a donation of $25, $50 or $100 to the Blanchard PTF. If you are unable to pay this fee, please just click the "Yes I have paid the registration fee" button.

Can't run but would still like to donate to the playground? DONATE 

Stay afterward at Steele Farm to join your neighbors for True West food and drink & West Side Creamery ice cream!  Kids can line-up to get a balloon animal from a visiting artist. 

Please note: Race will be run rain or shine. In the event of severe weather & cancellation, no refunds will be issued.  Please email with any questions

2023 Counselor Application for Flerra Summer Playground

2023 Wednesday Morning Basketball League - FULL

Morning Basketball league is now accepting registrations! Classes are held at Blanchard School Gym, Wednesday morning at 7:45 - 8:35 am. Open to girls and boys in grades 5 & 6.

2022-2023 Tae Kwon Do Registration

Tae Kwon Do is now accepting registrations! Classes are held at Blanchard School Gym, Monday through Thursday at 5:45 - 6:45 pm. 

Blanchard Running Club

Running Club took place in the Fall of 2022 every Wednesday at 8:00 am until the weather got too cold and icy. Stay tuned for registration in the Spring!

Contact the Recreation Commission 

Please use to contact the Recreation Commission.


  • Usually every other Wednesday at 7:00 or 7:30 pm
  • Town Hall or on Zoom

Agendas & Minutes

Agendas are available prior to the meetings. Minutes are available following approval.

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  • Megan Connor, Chair
    Term expires: 2024
  • Rebecca Edson
    Term expires: 2025
  • Hilary Greven
    Term expires: 2024
  • Claudine Lesk
    Term expires: 2023
  • Stacey O’Connell
    Term expires: 2023
  • Matt Spurling                                                                                                                         Term expires: 2024


The Recreation Commission is responsible for the following:

  • Development and implementation of recreational programs for the youth and other citizens of Boxborough.
  • Management of the recreational activities at the Flerra Meadows, Liberty and Fifer’s Fields.
  • Sponsorship of programs during the winter, spring and summer months for the youth of Boxborough. Winter programs include floor hockey, soccer, and gymnastics. Summer playground is available for town elementary age children. These programs emphasize the basic fundamentals and fun associated with participation in youth sports.