Parks & Facilities

Parks & Facilities:

Brookside Park

1255 Hetfield Avenue

Green Forest Park

554 Westfield Road

Farley Park

436 Farley Avenue

Greenside Playground

355 Westfield Road

The Frazee House

1441 Raritan Road

Haven Park

336 Haven Avenue



Jerseyland Park

2377 Richmond Street

Ponderosa Farm Park

1600 Cooper Road

Kramer Manor Park

1950 Evelyn Street

Rt. 22 Ball Field

1909 Rt. 22 West

Memorial Park

2345 Plainfield Avenue

Scotch Hills Golf Course

820 Jerusalem Road



Southside Ballfield

1910 Raritan Road

 

Shady Rest at Scotch Hills 

820 Jerusalem Road

Union County Vo-Tech

1776 Raritan Road



Park Amenities:

  Brookside Farley Green Forest Greenside Haven Jerseyland
Playground X        X X X X X
Pavilion/Picnic Area X X X     X
Softball/Baseball Field X X       X
 Grass Field   X       X
Turf Field            
Basketball Courts X X       X
Tennis Courts     X      
Lights            
  Kramer Manor Memorial Ponderosa Rt. 22 Southside UC Vo-Tech
Playground X X X   X  
Pavilion/Picnic Area     X      
Softball/Baseball Field X X    X   X
 Grass Field  X X X     X
Turf Field          X  
Basketball Courts X          
Tennis Courts  X          
Lights  X        X  X
Sprayground     X      

Ponderosa Sprayground:

The playground at Ponderosa is open year-round, but the water comes on Memorial Day Weekend and stays on until Labor Day Weekend.  Between this time frame, the water will be on from 9:00 am - 9:00 pm daily.  There is no cost to use this amenity and no reservations needed.

 

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


Park Reservations:

Available Parks for Reservations: Brookside, Jerseyland, and Ponderosa

*Fields include 2-hour blocks.  Picnic areas include comfort station.*

 

Brookside Park

  • Baseball/Softball Field (2:00 - 4:00 PM is the only time field use is available)
  • Picnic area
    • 11-75 guests... Residents - $75 / Non Residents - $150
    • 76-200 guests... Residents - $150 / Non Residents - $175
    • 201+ guests... Residents - $300 / Non Residents - $400

Jerseyland Park

  • Soccer/Softball Fields (2:00 - 4:00 PM is the only time field use is available)
  • Picnic area
    • 11-75 guests... Residents - $75 / Non Residents - $150
    • 76-200 guests... Residents - $150 / Non Residents - $175
    • 201+ guests... Residents - $300 / Non Residents - $400

Ponderosa Park

  • All bookings go through the Union County Department of Parks and Recreation: 908-527-4900

 

 

Download
2018 Park Reservation Form (Picnics)
2018 Park Reservation Form (Picnics).pdf
Adobe Acrobat Document 414.7 KB

Prior to submitting a Park Reservation Form for Brookside or Jerseyland, please check the Park Reservation Calendar below and confirm with the Recreation Department (908-322-6700 x 223) to make sure that the date you wish to rent is still available.


Park Reservation Calendar


Shady Rest at Scotch Hills Country Club:

This historic building is often used for group meetings, wedding receptions, and other social gatherings.  

 

After being closed for several months due to renovations, Shady Rest is now open and available for bookings!

 

To book your event at Shady Rest, please fill out the form below and return it to the Recreation Department.

 

 

 

To learn more about the history of Shady Rest, click here: http://preserveshadyrest.org/ 

 

Download
Shady Rest at Scotch Hills CC Rental Pac
Adobe Acrobat Document 729.5 KB

Prior to submitting a Shady Rest Rental Form, please check with the Recreation Department (908-322-6700 x 223) to make sure that the date you wish to rent is still available.


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