Larz Anderson Park is the gem of Brookline. Spread over 64 acres in South Brookline, the park has picnic and grilling areas, several ball fields, a lagoon and gazebo, rolling hills (perfect for sledding) and an enclosed children's play area. In the winter, there is also an outdoor skating rink. In addition to families and friends enjoying a summer afternoon in the park, you'll often find a wedding or other special occasion under the gazebo or overlooking the city on the hilltop. Picnic or wedding permits can be obtained by calling the Recreation Department at 617-703-2069. The park is best accessed via car by at Goddard Street.