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Crestwood Park is a 71 acre Municipal facility featuring a lake, 3 beaches, and a barn pavilion (The Red Barn), which is available to Allendale residents or businesses by permit for group activities. The Park is also the site for various athletic programs, including baseball, softball, football, soccer and lacrosse. Ice skating is available during the winter months. Crestwood Lake (and Crestwood Swim Club) is open for membership during the summer, starting on Memorial Day weekend. Activities at the lake and swim club include swimming lessons, the Crestwood Cruisers Swim Team, and tennis.
Alpine has no municipally-organized recreation. The New Jersey section of Palisades Interstate Park (201-768-1360) is located in Alpine. The park has facilities for hiking, cycling, boating, fishing, and picnicking. Various special events are held throughout the year. The park contains Greenbrook Sanctuary, a special use nature preserve maintained by the Palisades Nature Association. 5 scenic lookouts are located throughout the park, including 2 in Alpine (Women's Federation Monument, State Line Lookout).
Bergenfield Recreation 198 N Washington Ave Bergenfield NJ 07621 201-387-4055
Memorial and Hickory Parks offer a free recreation summer program for children with AM & PM sessions featuring activities such as field trips to the bowling alley, skating rink, zoo, and seashore, as well as tennis lessons. A separate summer camp program for children of working parents is held at Memorial Park Pavilion (201-384-0352). The pavilion may be reserved for group outings.
Other recreational facilities: Coopers Pond, offering Art Exhibits, Craft Fairs, Summer Concerts, Fishing Contests, Plant Sales, Christmas Caroling, and Ice Skating (when frozen); Ahdeek Tennis Club (private), which maintains the courts at Pelham Place; and.
Bergenfield Swim Club (private) on Twin-Boro
Bogota Recreation Center Main St
The Bogota Recreation Center hosts recreational activities in the community, including Cheerleading, Football, and Floor Hockey. An adult basketball league (over 30 Basketball) meets at Steen school. The Bogota Junior Basketball organization offers a basketball program for children and youth.
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Carlstadt recreational facilities include Washington Street, 2nd Street, and 9th Street Parks. 9th Street Park also features a Little League Field. All 3 parks have a children's playground with play equipment. Recreational activities include basketball, indoor/outdoor soccer, wrestling, dance theater, cheerleading, football, baseball, roller hockey, and girls softball.
The Closter Recreation Commission sponsors activities year round. Baseball, softball and T-Ball programs are held in the spring, along with a tennis program. A free Summer Recreation Program is offered for elementary and middle school age children, featuring individual/group games, arts and crafts, and special events such as a magic show, a petting zoo and pony rides. Summer baseball and softball All Star Traveling teams play in various leagues. During the fall soccer, football, cheerleading, tennis and roller hockey programs are available. Winter sports programs focus on basketball, indoor soccer, roller hockey, and wrestling. Adult Recreation programs consist of men's basketball, softball (men's and women's) and coed volleyball. Recreational facilities in Closter include Memorial, Mollicone, Schauble, and Ruckman Parks. Facilities at the parks include ball fields, playgrounds, a band shell and snack stand open during sports events (Memorial Park), Girl Scout hut (Mollicone Park), basketball & tennis courts, and picnic tables. Seasonal special events at the parks include an Easter Egg Hunt at Memorial Field, a fishing contest at Ruckman Pond in April, Labor Day weekend festivities, and a Halloween parade. Closter also has a Performing Arts program, which provides arts performances and other activities to encourage appreciation of the arts.
Cresskill Recreation Committee 67 Union Ave Cresskill NJ 07626 201-569-5400
Recreation programs in Cresskill include a summer recreation program, baseball, football, tennis, and karate. Memorial Day celebrations include a parade through town, and open house at the Cresskill Municipal Swim Club. On the Fourth of July, the Recreation committee sponsors field events, rides, a petting zoo, a disc jockey, hot dogs and cotton candy. Special programs/events include Spring Noga Soccer Camp, Summer Major League Soccer Camp, Easter Egg Hunt, Rag-A-Muffin Parade and Pumpkin Painting, Santa's Mailbox, Cresskill Holiday Gathering, and Santa Visits Cresskill.
Demarest Recreation Commission 118 Serpentine Rd Demarest NJ 07627 201-768-0167
Demarest Recreation Commission organizes various recreational programs in Demarest. Recreational facilities in Demarest also include The Swim Club (201-768-8182), which is located at the end of Wakelee Drive and features two large pools, a children's pool, and facilities for picnics, volleyball, and other games. The Swim Club offers swimming and diving lessons are available for all ages as well as competitive swim and dive teams for children 18 and under.
Dumont Recreation Commission 50 Washington Ave Dumont NJ 07628 201-384-1453
Recreational activities and events in Dumont include Men's Softball, Fishing Derby, Senior Baseball, Roller Hockey, Little League Baseball, Basketball (Adult and Boys/Girls), Cheerleading, Football, Girl's Softball, and Soccer. Dumont Soccer and Dumont Little League sponsor leagues and play in their respective sports.
East Rutherford Recreation 1 Everett Pl East Rutherford NJ 07073 201-939-3444
Recreational (sports) programs in East Rutherford Recreation for children and youth include indoor/outdoor soccer, little league and Babe Ruth baseball, tennis, football, girl's cheerleading & softball, basketball, and wrestling. The recreation committee also offers Ladies Volleyball (age 18 & up), and Dance Theater (age 4 & up). Seasonal events and programs include Breakfast with the Easter Bunny, Easter Egg Hunt, Summer Recreation, Summer Pool Program, Halloween Parade, Halloween Pumpkin Patch, Christmas Tree Lighting, and Lunch with Santa Claus.
Edgewater Recreation Dept. Community Center 1167 River Rd Edgewater NJ 07020 201-943-1700 ext. 6000
The Borough of Edgewater Recreation Department and Advisory Council offers a number of recreational programs, held at the Community Center. Classes for children include arts & crafts, dance, reading, language, science, music, Spanish, parent/tot, martial arts, fitness, and playgroups (tots & preschool). The department also offers school break camps and mini-camps, featuring arts & crafts, fun & games, free play, and gym activities. A teen open gym meets on Fridays, and Traveling Basketball Program is offered for children in grades 3-8. Adult classes include yoga, taichi, chess, art, scrap-booking, knitting, and fencing. Various trips, seminars, and health services such as blood pressure screenings are also offered for adults. Facilities at the recreation center include a walking track, multi sports field, basketball & tennis courts, and Memorial Park.
Emerson Recreation Commission (No specific address or phone)
The Emerson Recreation Commission offers a number of sports programs, including baseball, basketball, football, soccer, and softball.
Englewood Parks Dept.: The Gatehouse 130 W Englewood Ave Englewood NJ 07631 201-568-3472
Englewood Recreation programs include basketball, dance, golf, indoor & outdoor soccer, midget football, cheerleading, track, after-school recreation (PK-4, local public schools), swimming, tennis, supervised summer playground program. Programs are held at department parks or local schools. Recreational facilities include The Gatehouse and McKay Park, which offers facilities for softball, baseball, basketball, ice skating, swimming, tennis, and biking, as well as a playground and picnic area.
Englewood Cliffs Recreation Dept. 10 Kahn Terrace
Winter recreation programs in Englewood Cliffs include youth basketball, low impact aerobics/exercise, yoga, and a women's bowling league (at Bowler City in Hackensack). The yoga and exercise classes meet in the lower gym at Upper Cliffs School. Classes/activities are held throughout the year.
Fair Lawn Recreation Dept.. Borough Hall, Room 206 (until Community Center is complete) 201-796-6746
Fairlawn's recreational facilities include 12 parks, all but one of which features playground equipment. Other facilities at the parks include tennis courts & softball/baseball fields, some of which are lighted, and basketball courts. 3 parks feature walkways. Berdan Grove Park offers a handball court. Supervised areas during the summer include the camps located in Memorial Park, the Center Recreation Playground on Romaine St., and the 2 swimming pools (1 in Memorial Park, the other on Harristown Rd). Memorial Park also features street hockey courts, a roller hockey court for inline skating, an ice rink for ice skating (when weather permits), and picnic facilities. Warren Point Annex at the Center Recreation Building offers soccer fields and Dobrow Sports Complex has a football field (both seasonal). Memorial Pool has a sand bottom, is 300 feet across and features a kiddie swimming area, slides, a raft and areas of Dept.h from 0 to 14 feet. The facility also includes a bath house with restrooms and first aid, a non-smoking area, a small snack stand and restroom area, 2 picnic grove areas and a large concession stand with picnic tables. Pool memberships are available, along with swimming lessons for all ages and ability levels. A community swim league meets at the pool. Walsh Pool is on Harristown Road next to the Dobrow Sports Complex and features first aid rooms and new bathrooms inside the All-Sports building, a new multi-purpose playground, 2 small fountains for children to play in at the low water area, and family picnic spots. Clubs meeting in Fair Lawn facilities include Radio Club, Bridge Club, Computer Club, Hunting & Fishing Club, and Calorie Counters Club.
Fort Lee Dept. of Parks & Recreation
Fort Lee recreational programs are focused mainly at the William T. Birch Park/Recreation Center, which features a playground with a handicapped accessible play structure, slides, swings, and merry-go-round, wading pools, ball fields, 8 tennis courts, 6 basketball courts (lit from 4/1-11/30), handball court, picnic benches, stage, tables, bathrooms and outdoor water fountain. The Youth Center (2265 Lemoine Ave, 201-592-3755), is open to all borough residents ages 8-17 ($1.00 annual registration fee), and features a gym, pool tables, ping pong table, and various board and table games. Fort Lee offers 5 parks, whose facilities include playgrounds, sports fields (soccer, softball, baseball), basketball, tennis, handball, shuffleboard/bocce courts, wading pools, picnic tables, park benches, and water fountains. Whitey Lang Park features a roller hockey rink and a clubhouse with bathroom facilities for the summer camp program (and functions by permit during the summer/early fall). Constitution Park has an All Veterans Monument for Memorial Day & Veterans’ Day services. Monument Park features a Revolutionary War Monument, houses the Fort Lee Museum at the Judge Moore House, and hosts concerts during the summer.
Franklin Lakes Recreation Dept. 1 Vichiconti Way Franklin Lakes NJ 07417 201-847-8200
The Franklin Lakes Recreation Department offers programs for all ages. Sports programs for children include Soft Soccer for Squirts (ages 3-6), baseball and softball. A Rutger's S.A.F.E.T.Y. Clinic (required coaching certification class for volunteer youth sports coaches) is offered prior to the summer sports season. Adult classes/activities include fitness, yoga and aerobics, held at the fitness center inside the Recreation Center, 1 Vichiconti Way, and Fall Walking Club (meets on selected weekday mornings). Facilities at the fitness center include rowing machines, treadmills, cross trainers, bikes, and free weights for strength training. The fitness center is open Mon-Sat, 7:00 AM-9:00 PM (except 8:00-2:00 on Sat). Membership is available to Franklin Lake residents and/or employees of Franklin Lake businesses and organizations. Senior Citizen programs include drawing and water color painting for beginners. Children ages 3-8 with a disability can participate in NEW- FLOW (Franklin Lakes/Oakland/Wyckoff) Special Needs Achievers Bowling Program, which meets. at Holiday Bowl in Oakland, and introduces bowlers to Special Olympics Training.
Garfield Recreation 111 Outwater Lane Garfield NJ 07026 973-546-1700
Recreational facilities in Garfield include Twentieth Century Park, the site of many of Garfield's recreation programs. The park
features a long walking path, four baseball fields, children’s play area, a lighted football/soccer field, and bocce courts. Garfield has 3 other parks: Columbus, which offers a lighted baseball field primarily for the Babe Ruth League, and a monument to Christopher Columbus; Dolphine, whose small ball field is used for T-Ball League and other sporting activities; and Belmont Oval, which features a Little League playing field with batting cages, a second baseball field and a soccer field (this park is slated for major renovations and rehabilitation.) Jewell Street Sprayground contains Garfield’s newest attraction, a children’s mini water park opened in 2004, along with a large playground featuring swings, slides and other activities for young children. Garfield also offers 3 neighborhood playground/parks, Malcolm Avenue, Lizette Street and Hobart Place. The playgrounds all feature play apparatus (jungle gym), one contains a swing set, another offers a large open field. Organized recreational activities focus on sports (basketball, baseball, softball, football, cheerleading, and flag football).
Glen Rock Recreation Dept. 1
Glen Rock recreation facilities include the Faber Field Complex on Doremus Ave., which features 4 athletic fields; Wilde Memorial Park on Maple Ave., which offers 2 baseball/softball fields, 6 tennis courts, a basketball court, a wooded picnic grove area, a children's playground, a roller hockey rink, and 2 bocci courts; Main Street Field at Main St. & Robinson, which consists of 1 small baseball diamond; Sycamore Field on Sycamore Terrace, which consists of 1 small baseball/softball field. Town facilities are supplemented by school district owned facilities, including outdoor basketball courts, baseball, softball and soccer fields, playgrounds, and gyms. In addition, Glen Rock Middle/High School features a track and station exercise area, a wrestling room, and a weight room. The Municipal Pool complex (390 Doremus Ave) offers a swimming pool, a fifty meter adult pool, a family pool for youngsters with a summer playground, a concession stand, and a children's playground. Adjacent to the pool and sports complex is the Glen Rock Arboretum, a wetland forest with perennial, shade, azalea and grass gardens, lawns, an area with Kousa dogwood trees, a spring fed pond stocked annually with fish and equipped with fountain and aerators, and a bird sanctuary.
The Hackensack Recreation Department provides a variety of programs for all ages, as well as special events such as magic shows, parties, and other recreational activities. Sports programs include tennis for ages 6 & up, and Junior Sports including basketball and wrestling. Other activities and classes include martial arts, aerobics, bowling, and open gym. Kids Club is open to children in grades 2-8. A "Just for Two" class offers age-appropriate activities for toddlers/preschoolers ages 1 1/2-3 1/2. Recreational facilities include Foschini Park, which features athletic fields, and 4 other parks (Baldwin, Nellie K. Parker, Columbus & Staib). Each park hosts a summer playground program, from 9:00-3:30 weekdays, and Foschini Park offers an extended day program (8:00-5:30). Other summer programs include sports camp (at Hackensack High School) and theater arts (at the Hackensack Recreation & Cultural Arts Center, 201-487-5518). The Hackensack Recreation & Cultural Arts Center is also the location for a 6 week "Hip Hop" Dance class meeting in November & December.
Recreation Department 320 Boulevard Hasbrouck Heights NJ 07604 201-288-4143
Hasbrouck Heights Recreation Department offers youth basketball and wrestling, and for adults, coed volleyball, basketball, and men's flag football. Youth programs meet at the Recreation Center, and adult sports meet at the new gym at the High School, or Depken practice field.
Harrington Park Recreation Committee 85 Harriot Ave Harrington Park NJ 07640 201-768-1700
Recreational facilities in Harrington Park include Pondside Park and other parks, which feature sports fields and other facilities. Organizations can use the facilities with a written arrangement with the Borough of Harrington Park. The recreation committee meets monthly at Borough offices.
Haworth Recreation Commission 300 Haworth Ave Haworth NJ 07641 201-384-4831
Recreational facilities in Haworth include Park Street Playground, 293 Haworth Ave (across from the Borough Hall) and other parks. Park facilities include tennis courts. The Haworth Recreation Commission sponsors a number of special seasonal events, including an Egg Hunt for toddlers to 2nd graders, a Fishing Contest at Haworth Pond, a Memorial Day Barbecue at Memorial Field, and Celebrate Haworth Day at Memorial Field. The commission also offers a Summer Recreation Program for children from pre-K through 4th grade, and teens 14 years and up (to serve as counselors). Haworth Baseball & Softball Association sponsors baseball & softball programs in Haworth.
Hillsdale Recreation 380 Hillsdale Ave 201-666-4800, ext 5089
Recreational facilities in Hillsdale include athletic fields, basketball courts, and an ice skating rink. Programs include youth basketball & lacrosse, junior wrestling, men's basketball, art classes, duplicate bridge, figure & ice skating lessons, 50+ plus club, preschool entertainment shows, walking club, senior transportation (bus), senior luncheons, coaches certification class (Rutger's S.A.F.E.T.Y.), and town wide events. Several independent sports associations (Hillsdale Football Association, Hillsdale Soccer Association, Hillsdale Soccer Association, and Hillsdale Hoops Traveling Basketball Program) sponsor programs for youth in their respective sports.
Leonia Recreation Dept. 370 Broad Ave Leonia NJ 07605 201-592-5783
The Leonia Recreation Department offers a number of activities and classes for ages, most of which meet at the Leonia Recreation Center. Preschool and Parent/Child classes include yoga, gym, music (rhythm and rhyme), arts & crafts, and pre-ballet. Youth programs/classes/lessons include taekwondo, piano, basketball, yoga, mad science, ballet, arts & crafts. Taekwondo, ballet, and tennis are available for age 6-through adult. Instrumental music lessons (excluding piano and guitar) are offered to adults in their own homes. Private & group piano lessons for adults are held at the Leonia Recreation Meeting Room. Other adult classes include aerofit dancing, line dancing (age 55+), arts and crafts, holistic meditation, callanetics, body sculpting, cardio callanetics, men's basketball, stretch & tone (age 55+), digital photography, shamantic drumming, table tennis, yoga, gentle yoga (both at Little House, 305 Beechwood Place in Leonia), women's bowling (Tuesdays at 1:00, Bowler City, Hackensack). Open basketball night meets Friday evenings at the high school for Leonia High School students and other high school age residents of Leonia (201-944-2836 or 201-224-3876.)
Recreation Dept. 1 Memorial
Lodi recreational programs include Youth Soccer, Baseball, Softball (Girls & Adult), T-Ball, Summer Day Camp, Basketball, Wrestling, and Theater.
Lyndhurst Recreation Dept. 250 Cleveland Ave Lyndhurst NJ 07071 201-804-2484
Recreational facilities in Lyndhurst include Riverside Park on Riverside Ave, 201-939-9339.
Mahwah Recreation 475 Corporate Dr Mahwah NJ 07430 201-529-1234/201-529-4011
Mahwah operates a municipal pool, located at 700 Darlington Ave. In addition to swimming, recreation programs include youth sports, including football, soccer, cheerleading, cross country, volleyball, basketball, wrestling, lacrosse, softball, track, tennis, and baseball, and adult sports (volleyball, basketball, softball).
The Maywood Recreation Department offers a variety of programs year round. Winter programs include adult fitness/sports classes (Kickboxing, Yoga, Yumana Body Rolling, Co-Ed Power Volleyball), youth classes (Co-Ed Volleyball for grades 6-8 at Maywood Avenue School, School Age Arts and Crafts), and youth/teen concerts featuring local bands.
Midland Park Recreation Dept. Dairy St
Midland Park's main recreation facility is on Dairy Street next to the Johnny Van Der Meer Field. A variety of recreational programs and events are offered year round, recent programs included Theater Arts, Kids Cooking Classes, Break Camp (Feb.), Parents Night Out - Holiday Bowl, Me & My Shadow Program, Easter Egg Hunt, Pre-School Club, Tennis, Beautification Day, Olympic Day, Summer Recreation Program, Community Day Picnic, Halloween Parade, Bowling Club, Disney on Ice Trip and Holiday Tree Lighting. Athletic organizations for children include youth baseball and softball, football and cheerleading, basketball, soccer, wrestling and tennis. Coach’s clinics and first aid/CPR courses are offered throughout the year. Adult sports include women’s softball, and tennis.
Montvale Recreation 12 Mercedes Dr Montvale NJ 07645 201-259-6840
Montvale has a year-round community recreation program. The Recreation Committee offers a variety of activities, highlighted with the annual "Day In The Park" celebration in June. Recreational facilities include four parks featuring playgrounds and offering facilities for tennis, basketball, football, baseball, roller hockey, softball and soccer, roller hockey and skating: The rink is located behind the basketball courts at the Borough Recreation complex on Memorial Drive. Recreational programs include art, basketball, body conditioning, chess, dance, hatha yoga, kickboxing, pilates, tennis, volleyball, wrestling, and yogalates
North Arlington Recreation Dept. 96 Schuyler Ave North Arlington NJ 07031
Recreational programs in North Arlington include Men's Open Basketball at Washington School Gym, and Women's Volleyball League. Youth sports for elementary and middle school age children include Girls and Boys Basketball Leagues, Girls Softball League, Recreational Bowling League, Little League Baseball, North Arlington Soccer Association, Junior Vikings Football and Cheerleading, and Junior Wrestling. Recreational programs, including baseball and soccer, for children with developmental challenges, are held on Saturday mornings at Washington School, and include children with similar challenges who live in neighboring communities. Note: no direct, overall recreation phone number, contact individual sports contacts by phone and/or email, contact information is provided on recreation page.
Norwood Recreation 455 Broadway Norwood NJ 07648 201-768-6618
The Norwood Recreation Committee sponsors sports activities and programs for children and youths, including baseball, basketball, cheerleading, competitive dance, football, soccer, softball. Other activities and programs include Teen Social, for ages12-18, and the
Summer Recreation Program for Norwood residents in grades 1-6.
Oakland recreation programs include soccer, golf, wrestling, football, baseball, T-ball, cheerleading, softball, basketball, roller hockey, tennis, teen canteen and summer camps.
Old Tappan Recreation
Recreation programs in Old Tappan include baseball, basketball, football, soccer, men's softball, and girl's softball. Golf enthusiasts can enjoy the Old Tappan Golf Course at 83 DeWolf Rd. Other recreational programs and events include summer camp, Town Day
Easter Egg Hunt, Ragamuffin Parade, and Girls on the Run.
Oradell Recreation Dept. 355 Kinderkamack Rd
Recreational facilities in Oradell include Grant Field, featuring 2 Little League baseball fields, a basketball court, and a children's playground & swing se; Hoffman Field, offering a Little League baseball field, children's playground equipment a lighted basketball court. In the fall, and a Junior soccer field (in the fall); Memorial Field, with a Little League baseball field, softball field, full sized baseball field, 2 soccer fields, 2 lighted basketball courts, 5 lighted tennis courts, a lighted tennis practice/handball wall, 2 lighted skating ponds, playground equipment and a picnic area; and Doug Parcells Athletic Complex (Ridgewood Field), a newly renovated synthetic turf field that accommodates baseball, softball, football, lacrosse and soccer, and 2 borough maintained and supervised skating rinks (201-261-4231).Recreational programs are offered seasonally. Winter programs include basketball (girls' & boys') and junior wrestling; Spring Programs focus on baseball, softball, and tennis; Summer Programs include the playground program, which offers tennis instruction, gym and playground activities, arts, crafts and junior activities, other programs include baseball, softball, summer evening activities and the annual July 4th games and contests; Fall Programs include the Junior Soccer Association, the Junior Football Program and a tennis clinic. Seasonal events include the annual Easter Egg Hunt and the annual Halloween Dance Party.
Paramus Recreation Commission
1 Jockish Square
The Paramus Recreation Commission maintains a community center, twelve parks and recreation fields and offers a year-round sports and cultural program for residents of all ages. Classes include a variety of sports (softball, track & field, soccer, tennis, roller hockey, basketball, cross country track, cheerleading) as well as arts & crafts. A summer playground program is available for children.
Special Events include an Easter Egg Hunt, Halloween Pumpkin Hunt & Costume Parade, Senior Citizen Spring Fling, Children's Holiday Party and Tree Lighting Ceremony.
Park Ridge Recreation
The Park Ridge Recreation & Cultural Committee offers several recreation programs, including a playgroup for toddlers and preschoolers, summer day camp, tennis, men's & women's volleyball, and men's basketball, as well as special events and trips/excursions.
Ramsey Recreation 33 North Central Ave Ramsey NJ 07446 201-825-8299
Ramsey Recreational activities and programs include baseball, junior football, cheerleading, soccer, tennis and hockey. Local sports organizations include the Ramsey Baseball Association, Ramsey Junior Football Association, Ramsey Soccer Association, Ramsey Tennis Association, Ramsey Hockey Association, and HotSpur Soccer Club. The borough also operates a municipal pool (201-327-1947).
Ridgefield Park Recreation Board 234 Main St Ridgefield Park NJ 07660 201-641-4950, ext. 610
Recreational activities in Ridgefield Park include football, cheerleading, baseball, softball, soccer, basketball, wrestling, ponytail softball and a summer youth program. Recreational facilities in Ridgefield Park include the Ridgefield Park Municipal Pool, which features a pool, refreshment stand, and parking area, offers swimming lessons and hosts a swim team. Other facilities include 10 parks, and 3 athletic fields. The parks collectively feature picnic areas, play areas, tennis courts (lighted), passive recreation areas, batting cage, football/baseball/softball fields, beach volleyball court, basketball court, skating rink, gardens & flower beds, and a waterside gazebo. The athletic fields collectively offer baseball, softball, and soccer fields, as well as tennis, handball & basketball courts, horseshoe pits, a play area and a parking area (Hobart Street Field). The Ridgefield Park Junior Football Association sponsors football & cheerleading, Ridgefield Park Baseball Organization sponsors baseball, and Ridgefield Park Softball and Soccer Associations sponsor programs in their respective sports.
Rutherford Recreation Dept. 176 Park Ave
Recreational facilities in Rutherford include Memorial Field (Darwin Ave). which features 8 baseball/softball diamonds (4 lighted), 4 shuffleboard courts, 2 half basketball courts, 5 tennis courts, picnic area, Tryon Field (lighted track, football/soccer stadium), 3 playgrounds: Kid’s Spot, Picnic Area and Katie's Corner. Tryon Field/Stadium hosts the Felician College Men's and Women's Soccer Program, Rutherford High School Football, Soccer and Track Programs, the Rutherford Jr. Football Program and the Rutherford Recreation Soccer and Track & Field Program. Tamblyn Field (Woodland Ave) offers tennis & basketball courts, a football/soccer field, 2 baseball/ softball diamonds, a playground, a picnic area and a civic center, which hosts all of the children's programs. Wall Field (Highland Cross) features a basketball court, baseball field, soccer field, and playground. Recreational program include youth sports (basketball, soccer, indoor soccer, wrestling, volleyball, girls softball, track & field, tennis, in-line hockey) and adult sports (Men's/Women's Softball, Women's Volleyball). Other classes for children include dance, music, chess, arts & crafts, cooking, yoga, bowling, and gymnastics. Adult classes & programs include fitness (aerobics, awesome abs, pilates on the ball, functional fitness for your total body health, walking club, walkin' & strollin'), belly dancing, yoga, tennis, open gym, tai chi chuan*, upga*, yamuna body rolling*.*Yoga Bums Studio. The Exceptional Individuals Program offers weekly activities such as bowling, arts & crafts, movies, and outings/parties. The Rutherford Recreation Department Day Camp (Midget-Preschool, Junior & Senior Camps), which meets in Memorial Park, is offered for children ages 4-13. A number of classes, events, and activities are offered for senior citizens, and special events throughout the year are organized for all ages.
Saddle River Parks and Recreation 376 W Saddle River Rd Saddle River NJ 07458 201-327-2609
Saddle River recreation facilities include Rindlaub Park, a 24-acre facility behind the Municipal Building which supports both active and passive recreational activities, and features 4 tennis courts, 3 baseball fields and a. boardwalk; and Ice Pond Park, a 6.8-acre facility off West Saddle River Road.
The Teaneck Recreation Department provides a variety of programs for all ages. Classes for children include toddlekins, kindergym, creative movement, creative dance, master ballet, tap, hop-hop, drama, bowling, tennis, ice skating, swimming, golf, karate, fencing, arts & crafts, scrap booking and pottery. Open gym basketball is offered for students on certain school closing days. Adult classes include open gym basketball & volleyball, golf, tennis, cardio-blast, pilates, pottery and scrap booking. The department also operates a Pre-School program (ages 3-4) and an After School Child Care program (Grades K-7) during the school year.
Tenafly Recreation Commission
Tenafly Recreation offers a variety of programs, including arts & crafts, dance, tumbling, gymnastics, cooking, music, chess, tae kwon do, as well as seasonal special events and trips/excursions. Youth sports programs include football, wrestling, girl's softball, junior tennis, and travel basketball. Seasonal sports clinics are offered for grades K-2 along with Start Smart, an early childhood (preschool) sports development program. Adult programs include softball (men's & coed), yoga, t'ai chi ch'uan, aerobics, mother's morning out, bridge, tennis, The commission also offers a six week summer day camp & fun camp for preschoolers. Recreational facilities include a newly built skate park, open to skateboard and in-line skating enthusiasts of all ages, tennis courts and athletic fields.
Saddle River Recreation Dept.
Recreational facilities in Upper Saddle River include Lions Park, Hess Park, Liberty Pond Park, and the fields at Bogert, Reynolds and Cavallini Schools. Recreational sports for youth include baseball, basketball, cheerleading, football, cheerleading, hockey, field hockey, soccer Other youth events include the fishing derby, and ski & snowboard Trips. Adult sports and classes include basketball, bridge, mah jong, and softball. Tennis is available for all ages.
Waldwick Recreation Dept. 15 E Prospect St Waldwick NJ 07463 201-652-5700
Recreational programs in Waldwick include Baseball, Soccer, Wrestling, and Special Olympics (all sponsored by local associations). Recreational facilities in Waldwick include a community pool and four neighborhood parks, all featuring playgrounds. Borough Park also offers Ho-Ho-Kus Brook and White's Pond, with facilities for fishing, jogging, strolling, bicycling, having a picnic and ice skating (weather permitting).
Wallington Recreation Commission 24 Union Blvd Wallington NJ 07057 973-777-0318
Recreational facilities in Wallington include Samuel Nelkin Park, featuring fields for soccer, football, and baseball (including Little League), a pond for fishing and a playground.
Westwood Recreation Dept. 55 Jefferson Ave Westwood NJ 07675 201-664-7882
Recreational facilities in Westwood include the Westwood Community Center, and 8 parks. The parks collectively feature ball fields, basketball courts (one lighted), tot playgrounds, tennis courts, picnic areas, shelter building (with restrooms), open areas (some tree-lined), pond, pathways/walkways, parking lots, bandstand and wooded area. Annual and/or seasonal special events/activities include Easter Egg Hunt, Halloween Ragamuffin Parade, "Home for the Holidays", Summer Concert Series, Summer Movies in the Park Series, Senior Fellowship Club, and Teen Night Program. The department coordinates with local sport organizations (Westwood Baseball, Cheerleading, Roller Hockey and Softball Associations, Washington Township Soccer Association, Wolverines Jr. Football, Flag Football) and disseminates information about their programs. The department provides required certification of volunteer coaches programs conducted periodically to comply with N.J. State law.
Recreational facilities in Woodcliff Lake include Old Mill Park, just west of the intersection of Woodcliff Ave & Werimus Rd., the sports fields just south of Old Mill Park, available for baseball, basketball, softball, and soccer, and tennis courts. The borough also operates a summer day camp program for children.
Recreational sports programs in Wood-Ridge include Little League & Babe Ruth baseball, basketball, junior football, junior football cheerleaders, girls' softball, soccer, indoor soccer, track & field, twirling and wrestling. Summer sports camps are also offered in August (basketball & baseball). The department also offers a coaches certification program. Recreational facilities include the Civic Center, Senior Center, athletic fields, tennis & basketball courts, Valley Blvd. tot park/playground, William Kour Park & Playground, Wood-Ridge Sports Complex and facilities at Doyle School & Wood-Ridge High School. Seasonal recreation department sponsored events include the Ragamuffin Parade before Halloween and the Spring Egg Hunt.