Alison Saylor and Barry Ohs cooperatively sourced and designed this bench for Center Park.
Alison Saylor and Barry Ohs cooperatively sourced and designed this bench for Center Park.

Photo taken by Marcy Ohs. October 7, 2022

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Halloween at Center Park
Halloween at Center Park

Trick or treating on the Spooky Trail. October 31, 2022

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Center bed. June 15, 2022
Center bed. June 15, 2022

Red Roses and Yellow Foxgloves

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Alison Saylor and Barry Ohs cooperatively sourced and designed this bench for Center Park.
Alison Saylor and Barry Ohs cooperatively sourced and designed this bench for Center Park.

Photo taken by Marcy Ohs. October 7, 2022

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A Living Classroom

Center Park  is Carlisle's place for education on plantings and best practices in gardening. This year we celebrate 15 years since a dedicated group of volunteers turned an abandoned lot into the beautiful Center Park. Come visit anytime to take in the natural beauty and learn about new plants.

 Happening at the park

Open during the winter months.

See Events for more details.

Watch for events​​​​​

Pruning Workshop in March

See Events for more details.

  • Events

    • The Friends of Center Park (FOCP) plans classes and events that involve the community in gardening projects, crafts, and celebrations. All are welcome to join in. Some require registration. See Events for details.​​

  • Directions

    •  From the Carlisle rotary go north on Lowell Street. Turn right into the parking area just after Ferns. To see map click here.

  • About us

    •  Carlisle Center Park is owned by the Town of Carlisle and managed by private volunteer committees known as the Friends of   Center Park (FOCP). For more informations and to read the history of the park click here.

  • Getting involved

    • The Friends of Center Park (FOCP) welcomes volunteers and donations. For informations click here.

      • Many thanks to Ann Davidson for paying for the professional removal of poison ivy and bittersweet by Maddie Kiszewski of Backyard Invasives.