You can now read 10 articles in a month for free on Read as much as you want anywhere and anytime for just 99¢.

The Boston Globe


A ponding experience

Continue reading below

It was opening day at the Frog Pond on Boston Common Saturday. Left, Grant Smith, 21 months old, of Arlington, held on to his mother as he got his feet wet. Three-year-old Alexandra Montalban of Boston, right, waded in without help.

You have reached the limit of 10 free articles in a month

Stay informed with unlimited access to Boston’s trusted news source.

  • High-quality journalism from the region’s largest newsroom
  • Convenient access across all of your devices
  • Today’s Headlines daily newsletter
  • Subscriber-only access to exclusive offers, events, contests, eBooks, and more
  • Less than 25¢ a week