Scotch Plains Department of Parks and Recreation

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


Mailing Address: 

430 Park Avenue  Map

Town Hall, Room 113

Scotch Plains, NJ 07076



Phone: 908-322-6700 x 223





Fax: 908-322-6545

Brookside Park Playground - Closed for Renovations

We are excited to announce that the installation of a new playground and safety surface is under way at Brookside Park!  


The playground will be closed until these AMAZING improvements are completed.

2019 Summer Youth Basketball League


Registration for Scotch Plains residents opens on 4/17 at 10:00 am


Registration for non-residents opens on 4/19 at 10:00 am


Since all teams in this league are coached by volunteer coaches, we are in need of volunteer coaches!  To apply, please download the application below and submit by June 16, 2019.



2019 Summer Basketball League - Volunteer Coach Application
2019 Summer Basketball League - Voluntee
Adobe Acrobat Document 396.9 KB


We're hiring Summer Basketball League Staff!  Court supervisors, scorekeepers, and referees needed!  To apply, please download the application below and submit by May 10, 2019.


2019 Basketball Employment Application.p
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Greenside Playground




Although the bathroom is not completed yet, Greenside Playground is now open for play!

How to Sign-Up for Our Programs

All registrations are processed via Community Pass.


To create a new account or to access an existing account, please CLICK HERE


All programs are categorized by season.  For example, if you are looking to sign up for our Shawnee Ski/Snowboard program, it would be listed under 2018/2019 Winter.  If you are looking to sign up for Small Fry Camp, it would be listed under 2019 Summer, and so on. 


Programs will not appear on Community Pass until they are open for registration.


Parks and Recreation Calendar

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