Scotch Plains Parks and Recreation

Recreation Department

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430 Park Avenue Map

Town Hall, Room 113

Scotch Plains, NJ 07076

(908) 322-6700, ext. 223



Office Hours:


8:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.


Director: Matt Mercurio

(908) 322-6700 ext. 220


Assistant Director: Julie Aylesworth

(908) 322-6700 ext. 222


Facility Manager: Chris Monahan

(908) 322-6700 ext. 253



Easter Egg Hunt Set for Saturday, April 8

Join us on the Alan Augustine Village Green (430 Park Ave.) for the annual Easter Egg Hunt on *Saturday, April 8 at 11 a.m. for a morning of fun and excitement. There will also be face painting, balloon art, washable tattoos and photo opportunities with the Easter Bunny!


Please note that children must be eight years of age or younger to participate in the Easter Egg Hunt. 


The event is sponsored by the Scotch Plains Cultural Arts Committee and the Scotch Plains Recreation Commission. 


* A rainout date has been set for Sunday, April 9 at 1 p.m. in the event of inclement weather. 


Click here to view the flyer. 

Scotch Plains Senior Trip to Mamma Mia!

The Senior Citizen Advisory Committee is sponsoring a trip to the iconic Westchester Broadway Theatre in Elmsford, NY to see a performance of the hit broadway and movie "Mamma Mia!" on Thursday, April 13. The bus will leave from Scotch Hills parking lot at 9 a.m.


Registration for this special event opens on February 13. The cost for the one-day program is $55 for Scotch Plains and Fanwood residents and $57 for everyone else.


For more information, call Laura Swidersky at 908-322-6700 Ext. 222 or 908-889-2084. Click here to view the flier. 

Senior Transportation Registration Form

Click here to download the Senior Transportation Registration form to qualify for trips to the following places:

  • Monday: Fanwood Club
  • Tuesday: Scotch Plains Meridian Club
  • Wednesday: Blue Star Shopping Center
  • Thursday: Scotch Plains Golden Agers Club
  • Friday: Blue Star Shopping Center

For more information, contact Lynn Barattucci at 908-322-6700 Ext. 225 or email at

Registration for Recreation Programs

The Scotch Plains Parks and Recreation Department will be rolling out a number of initiatives for 2017.


To download the registration form, click here.

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Ponderosa Park, 1600 Cooper Road near Fenimore Map

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