Parks & Facilities


Brookside Park

1255 Hetfield Avenue


Green Forest Park

554 Westfield Road

Farley Park

436 Farley Avenue

Greenside Playground

355 Westfield Road

Frazee House Park

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

Union County Vo-Tech

1776 Raritan Road

Memorial Park

2345 Plainfield Avenue

Southside Ballfield

1910 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      
  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 are needed.





Park Rentals (Picnics)

Available Parks for Rentals: Brookside, Jerseyland, and Ponderosa


Brookside Park

    • 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

    • 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


2020 Park Reservation form (Picnics).pdf
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*Before submitting a Park Reservation Form, please call the Recreation Department at 908-322-6700 x 223 to make sure the date you have in mind is available.


Scotch Hills Country Club 9-Hole Golf Course

This 9-hole Scotch Hills course at the Scotch Hills Country Club features 2,247 yards of golf from the longest tees for a par of 33. The course rating is 33.3 and it has a slope rating of 106 on Blue grass.


Scotch Hills golf course opened in 1920 as the Shady Rest Golf Club, and includes a Pro Shop, Clubhouse and a Pavilion.


The golf season runs from March - November (weather permitting).


To register for a golf membership, please call 908-232-9748.


18-Hole Miniature Golf Course

Sitting next to the 9-hole golf course, our 18-hole miniature golf course boasts a picturesque waterfall, wandering streams, and stepping ponds.  The turf on this course was renovated in September 2018.


This course is also available for parties!


For more information, please call 908-232-9748. 




Participants: Day:         Evening:
Adults $6.00 $7.00
Seniors $4.00 $5.00
Children (15 & under) $4.00 $5.00
Driving Cages $4.00      -


Shady Rest at Scotch Hills Country Club




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


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


Mailing Address: 430 Park Avenue, Scotch Plains, NJ 07076

Email Address: Corrie Rinaldi -


To learn more about the history of Shady Rest, click here: 


2020 Shady Rest at Scotch Hills CC Renta
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