The Commonwealth of Massachusetts Metropolitan District Commission RULES AND REGULATIONS FOR THE GOVERNMENT AND USE OF SOUTHWEST CORRIDOR PARK UNDER THE CARE AND CONTROL OF THE METROPOLITAN DISTRICT COMMISSION 1. Vehicular traffic is prohibited except on designated paved roads authorized for use by the Commission. Parking is prohibited on the park at all times. 2. No person shall engage in sporting activities except on designated areas and during posted hours. Court areas and playgrounds will open at 8:00 a.m. and close at 10:00 p.m. Loitering thereafter is prohibited when closed. Bromley Heath Deck Court areas may be permitted for use during closed hours by Commission approval only. 3. Conduct and activities unreasonably disruptive and which infringe on someone's right to be undisturbed are prohibited. 4. Use of grills or fuel stoves is prohibited except in designated areas. Camping and open fires are strictly forbidden. 5. Drunkenness, breach of the peace, profanity and other disorderly conduct offensive to the general public are strictly forbidden. 6. All motorized recreational vehicles such as minibikes, mopeds, snowmobiles and ATV's are prohibited in the park. 7. Pets are not permitted on the parkland except on the pathways and must be controlled by a leash not exceeding seven feet. Horses are not permitted at any time except for police patrols. 8. Bicyclists, skateboarders and rollerskaters are permitted only in areas set aside for such use, and will not exceed 15 m.p.h. on pedestrian walkways and must give right of way to pedestrians at all times. 9. No person may bring a pet on the parkland pathways without the means of removal of any feces left by the animal. The means of removal shall be any device carried for the purpose of picking u and containing such feces. Such persons shall dispose of the feces by removing it off the park for disposal. 10. No person shall injure, deface, destroy, remove or carry off any sign, structure, facility, sprinkler system component, trash receptacle, fence or other property or equipment, real or personal, under the care and control of the Metropolitan District Commission. 11. Parades, games, fairs, carnivals, festivals, bazaars, art shows or solicitations for raising or collecting funds shall not be allowed unless authorized by special written Commission approval. 12. Gambling and possession of machinery, instruments or equipment used for gambling of any kind are prohibited in the park. 13. Organized events or groups of 25 or more people require a written permit. 14. Any commercial activity including display of goods for sale is not allowed on the park without written Commission approval. 15. Posters, leaflets, placards or advertisements shall not be distributed or affixed to any park property without a written permit. 16. The possession or discharge of any firearm, air rifle, bow and arrow, handgun, fireworks or explosives are prohibited. 17. Digging, disturbing, cutting or removing vegetation is prohibited unless authorized in writing by the Parkland Manager. 18. No person shall drop, throw or place and allow to remain any litter, garbage or other refuse except in receptacles that are provided. Disposing of household garbage and trash or other materials in trash receptacles or within the park is prohibited. 19. Persons wishing to garden at one of the Southwest Corridor Park Community Gardens must apply for a written permit from the Southwest Corridor Park Manager. Gardening hours are 6:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m. 20. No person shall refuse or neglect to obey any posted regulatory sign or the lawful directions of a police officer or person in charge. Requests for special permits should be directed to the Metropolitan District Commission, Secretary of the Metropolitan District Commission, 20 Somerset Street, Boston, MA 02108 Any violation of these rules and regulations may be punishable by a fine not exceeding $200.00 pursuant to the Massachusetts General Laws, Chapter 92, Section 37.