Scotch Plains Department of Parks and Recreation

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Contact Us:

Regular Hours of Operation:

Monday: 8:30 am - 4:00 pm

Tuesday: 8:30 am - 4:00 pm

Wednesday: 8:30 am - 4:00 pm

Thursday: 8:30 am - 4:00 pm

Friday: 8:30 am - 4:00 pm

Saturday: CLOSED

Sunday: CLOSED


Summer Hours:

(Memorial Day Weekend - Labor Day Weekend)


Monday: 8:30 am - 4:00 pm

Tuesday: 8:30 am - 4:00 pm

Wednesday: 8:30 am - 4:00 pm

Thursday: 8:30 am - 7:00 pm

Friday: 8:30 am - 12:00 pm

Saturday: CLOSED

Sunday: CLOSED


Mailing Address: 

430 Park Avenue  Map

Town Hall, Room 113

Scotch Plains, NJ 07076



Phone: 908-322-6700 x223





Fax: 908-322-6545

Register for a program by clicking on this Community Pass icon!

Sign Up for Parks & Rec Updates!

July is National Park and Recreation Month!

2018 NJRPA Consignment Tickets

Ponderosa Sprayground

The Ponderosa Sprayground is now open!  The water will be on from 9:00 am - 9:30 pm daily until Labor Day. 


Operation of the Sprayground outside of that time period will be at the discretion of the Union County Parks & Recreation Department.


To book a picnic at Ponderosa, please call the Union County Parks & Recreation Department at 908-527-4900. 

2018 Summer Camp Trips - Deadline June 22nd


These trips are only available for campers who are already signed up for the 2018 Summer Camp at Brookside Park.


2018 Summer Small Fry Camp at Green Forest Park


Still open for registration!


2018 Scotch Hills Golf Membership Rates & Greens Fees

For more information about our golf course or to purchase your 2018 Membership, please click on the Golf, Mini Golf & Shady Rest at Scotch Hills button on the left of this homepage.

How to Register for Our Programs:

There are three ways to register for our programs:


1. Online via Community Pass (click here)


2. By calling the Recreation Department: 908-322-6700 x223


3. In-person at the Recreation Office: 430 Park Avenue, Room #113, Scotch Plains, NJ


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