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recreation and parks in NJ

Recreation, parks and things to do in northern New Jersey

When you buy a home, you are choosing a community, a neighborhood, and often a place to raise children. You may want to know whether there is a community center, town pool, recreation sports or nearby YMCA with summer camps? What about county facilities or sports leagues, playgrounds and ball fields? The Victoria Carter Team has created a Recreation Grid to answer some of these questions and connect you to information on the many family-friendly parks and recreation options in northern New Jersey. 

You can compare recreation programs and parks in the towns of Berkeley Heights, Chatham, Livingston, Madison, Maplewood, Millburn, Montclair, New Providence, Short Hills, South Orange, Springfield, Summit, Westfield and West Orange. The Recreation Grid has information about community pools, township recreation programming and events, a neighboring YMCA or county facilities. Search by keyword such as “Summit” or “golf.” Also use the horizontal scroll bar at the bottom of the table to move from left to right. 

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The members of the Victoria Carter team live in the towns that we cover. If you are Interested in learning more about any of the parks, programs or recreation options in the communities of northern New Jersey, call Victoria on (973) 220-3050 or email: victoria@victoriacarter.com.  

TownPoolRecreationYMCACounty RecreationOther
Berkeley HeightsBerkeley Heights Community PoolBerkeley Heights Recreation



Berkeley
Heights YMCA
Union County Parks & Recreation

BH
PAL
ChathamMemorial Park PoolChatham RecreationMadison Area YMCATownship of Morris Parks & RecreationCastle Shunpike Playground
LivingstonLivingston Community PoolsSenior, Youth & Leisure ServicesWest Essex YMCAEssex County Department of Parks, Recreation and Cultural AffairsLivingston Little League
MadisonMadison Community PoolMadison RecreationMadison Area YMCATownship of Morris Parks & RecreationMadison Chamber of Commerce
MaplewoodMaplewood Community PoolRecreation, Parks &
Cultural Affairs
South Mountain YMCAEssex County Department of Parks, Recreation and Cultural Affairs
Parks of Maplewood
MillburnTown PoolMillburn RecreationSummit Area YMCAEssex County Department of Parks, Recreation and Cultural AffairsMillburn Township Golf & Tennis

Millburn-Short Hills Youth Baseball
MontclairCommunity PoolsRecreation & Cultural AffairsYMCA of MontclairEssex County Department of Parks, Recreation and Cultural AffairsMontclair Municipal Parks
New ProvidenceCommunity PoolNew Providence RecreationBerkeley
Heights YMCA
Union County RecreationNew Providence Green and Gold League
Short HillsCommunity PoolMillburn RecreationSummit Area YMCAEssex County Department of Parks, Recreation and Cultural AffairsMillburn Township Golf & Tennis

Millburn-Short Hills Youth Baseball

South OrangePeter S. Connor Memorial Swimming PoolSouth
Orange Recreation &
Cultural Affairs
South Mountain YMCAEssex County Department of Parks, Recreation and Cultural AffairsFrancis A. Byrne Golf Course
SpringfieldCommunity PoolSpringfield RecreationSummit Area YMCAUnion County RecreationSpringfield Junior Baseball League
SummitFamily Aquatic CenterSummit Community ProgramsSummit Area YMCAUnion County RecreationFitness & Wellness Senior Programs

Summit Community Programs – Golf

WestfieldMemorial PoolWestfield RecreationWestfield Area YMCAUnion County RecreationSummer Playground Program
West OrangeGinny Duenkel PoolWest Orange RecreationWest Essex YMCAEssex County Department of Parks, Recreation and Cultural AffairsTurtle
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