Area Town Profile

South Orange Recreation

Meadowland Park
4 softball/Little League Diamonds, 8 lighted tennis courts, soccer and field sports and community pool

Cameron Field
Regulation baseball diamond, playground equipment, 7 lighted tennis courts, field sports jogging and walking

Floods Hill
Winter sledding, soccer and other field sports, kite flying, jogging, walking, passive recreation

Duck Pond
Winter ice skating, bocce, horseshoes, passive recreation

Grove Park
Playground, Jogging, passive recreation

Waterlands Park
Lighted facilities including 3 softball diamonds, soccer and football fiends, jogging, playgrounds

Farrell Field
2 tennis courts, playground, half court basketball, baseball diamond

Memorial Park
Playground, passive recreation

Third St Playground
Playground, half court basketball

Carter Playground

West Orange Recreation

Ice Skating
Richard J. Codey
Arena: 560 Northfield Avenue
West Orange

Public skating, lessons, ice hockey:
$6 adults/$4 children
Phone: (973) 731-3828

Golf Courses

Essex County Country Club, Essex County Course
18 holes over 6,851 yards with a par of 71 (Private Equity)
350 Mount Pleasant Ave
West Orange, NJ 07052-2737
(973) 731-1400 0 miles from the center of West Orange.

Francis A. Byrne Golf Course, Francis A. Byrne Course
18 holes over 6,653 yards with a par of 70 (Municipal)
1100 Pleasant Valley Way
West Orange, NJ 07052-1423
(973) 736-2306
1 mile from the center of West Orange.

Rock Spring Club, Rock Spring Course
18 holes over 6,445 yards with a par of 71 (Private Equity)
90 Rock Spring Rd
West Orange, NJ 07052
(973) 731-6466
1 mile from the center of West Orange.

Crestmont Country Club, Crestmont Course
18 holes over 6,732 yards with a par of 72 (Private Equity)
750 Eagle Rock Ave
West Orange, NJ 07052-2129
(973) 731-2060
2 miles from the center of West Orange.

Montclair Golf Club, 4th 9 Course
9 holes over 3,291 yards with a par of 35 (Private Equity)
25 Prospect Ave
West Orange, NJ 07052-4238
(973) 239-1800
2 miles from the center of West Orange.


Eagle Rock Lanes
424 Eagle Rock Ave
West Orange, NJ 07052
(973) 731-6363

Maplewood Recreations

Maplewood Community Pool
187 Boyden Ave
Open from Father's Day - Labor Day

Memorial Park
Valley St, between Oakland Rd and Baker St.
2 playgrounds, 2 multi purpose fields, 3 tennis courts, 4 picnic tables, 1 basketball court

Maplecrest Park
Springfield Ave.
3 baseball/softball fields, 1 playground, 4 tennis courts, 1 park building, 4 picnic tables

Borden Park
Orchard Rd off of Parker
2 multi purpose fields, 2 tennis courts, 1 playground

Orchard Park
Off Ridgewood on Dehart Rd
1multi purpose field, 2 tennis courts, 1 playground

Dehart Park
1multi purpose fields, 1 playground , 1 outdoor street hockey rink, 1 tennis court

Walter Park
1 tennis courts, 2 platform tennis courts, 1 bocce court

Dehart Community Center
120 Burnett Ave.
Senior citizen programs and services, Building rental for special events

Burgdorff Cultural Center
10 Durand Road 973-763-4202
Theater, music and Arts programs

Millburn Recreations


Taylor Park (16 acres) Main Street (973) 564-7750: Includes Bauer Community Center, ball fields, pond, tennis and basketball courts, walking path and playground

Gero Park (36 acres) White Oak Ridge Road: Includes Gero Park Recreation Building (973) 379-2221, ball fields, lighted tennis, basketball and roller hockey courts and playground.

Township Pool located in Gero Park (973) 376-3822: Open Memorial Day through Labor Day and available to all residents. Includes main pool with water slide and large zero-depth entry wading pool with water umbrella, changing rooms, snack bar and swim team and swimming lessons.

Township Par 3 Golf Course located in Gero Park (973) 379-4156: Opens April 1st Memberships available to all residents and a limited number of employed in town and out of town memberships are available.

Old Short Hills Park (41 acres) Old Short Hills Rd: Open for passive recreation and home of Greenwood Gardens

Hobart Ave. Park (1.5 acres) Hobart Ave: ball field and play area

Programs and Services: Baseball, basketball, cheerleading, camera and movie clubs, chess, concerts, cross country, egg hunt, field and tennis court reservations, field hockey, fishing derby, football, Four Mile Run, golf and tennis lessons, Manners Matter, playground camps, pony share, roller hockey, skiing, smart sitter, Sneakers, softball, summer bus, teen center, track, trips, wrestling, etc.

Montclair Recreations

Clary Anderson Arena Ice Skating and Hockey
41 Chestnut Street, Montclair, NJ 07042
Phone: 973-744-6088

Public ice skating sessions are available daily (see public skating schedule). General admission and skate rental prices remain the same at $5.50 and $3.50, respectively. Seniors may skate free of charge during all public skating sessions. Group rates are available for groups of 20 or more and must be reserved in advance. Extended public skating hours will be offered during school breaks and holidays.

The Arena offers ice skating lessons for ages four through adult. Group lessons begin November 1 and are taught under the United Skates Figure Skating Association guidelines. The Learn to Play Hockey program begins October 7. Classes meet Tuesdays from 5:45-6:45 p.m. This is an instructional course for youth, designed to teach the fundamental skating and ice hockey skills necessary to participate successfully in the Jr. Bulldogs House/Limited Travel program.