The Southwest Corridor Park is a linear park that connects neighbors from Back Bay to Forest Hills, with multi-modal, bicycle and walking pathways, gardens, playgrounds, spray decks, and facilities for basketball, tennis, skateboarding and more, along with city skyline views and abundant natural beauty and a rich history. Browse our site to learn about our volunteer network, park activities, park history, and other facets of this urban treasure. [NOTE: We are currently doing some website re-design, and so let us know if you need help finding any information.]
New Name! We start the year 2023 with a new name! PMAC members have chosen the name Southwest Corridor Park Alliance to provide clear identity as the forum for community voice in the Southwest Corridor Park and to highlight the way our network brings people together across neighborhoods and across many different park-related interests, activities and roles.
PMAC's history reaches back to the planning stage for the Southwest Corridor Park in the 1980s, when the park design team convened nine Station Area Task Force groups, as well as Arts-in-Transit groups, neighborhood groups, and an overall Park Management Advisory Committee (PMAC) to provide resident involvement in the process. When the park opened, PMAC continued as a formal advisory board, as the forum for community voice in the care of the Southwest Corridor Park. We are proud that we have met continuously as a group since the 1980s, continuing and building on the strong tradition of community involvement in the park.
As we work with DCR on a year of Master Planning, watch for our emails and social media posts to find out how you can add your voice to this work.
Community involvement in the park is supported through the Southwest Corridor Park Conservancy (SWCPC), which is a nonprofit group, and the Southwest Corridor Park Alliance (formerly PMAC), which is the advisory board, in partnership with the Massachusetts Department of Conservation and Recreation (DCR).
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