Essex County Parks Department


The area offers several county parks,

Becker Park

This 146.73-acre undeveloped tract of land is located in Livingston and Roseland, off Eagle Rock Avenue.

Grover Cleveland Park

Caldwell and Essex Fells

This heavily wooded 41.48-acre park is the seventh largest park in the Essex County Parks system.

Facilities include lighted tennis courts, shuffleboard courts, horseshoe pits, a fieldhouse, baseball
field, playground, pond for ice skating, fishing and picnic areas, and jogging paths.

West Essex Park

Located in the western section of the county and situated along 6 miles of the Passaic River ­ starting in Fairfield and ending in Livingston ­this 1,360-acre park is primarily a wetlands preserve and remains undeveloped.

However, included in the park is a Center for Environmental Studies, boat and canoe landings, fishing
areas, interpretive trail and picnic area.

Essex Fells Recreation

255 Roseland Avenue
Essex Fells
Fax: 973-226-3400
Essex Fells Recreation

Egan Field Complex

The complex contains soccer fields and a pond for ice skating and fishing at Fells Road and Forest Way. The pond is used for ice skating in the winter and a fishing derby is held there in the spring.

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Fairfield Recreation

221 Hollywood Avenue
Fax: 973-808-1917
Fairfield Recreation

Fairfield Recreation Complex

This 17-acre facility offers four ball fields, three soccer fields, one football field, two basketball
courts, four lighted tennis courts, two racquetball courts and a playground area.

Fairfield Community Pool

Membership is required for the pool, which is for Fairfield residents only. There is one main pool and
one children’s pool. Both are open from 11:30 a.m. to 8 p.m. on weekdays and from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. on weekends June to September.

For more information, call 973-882-2720.

New Jersey Rock Gym

373D Route 46W
Fax: 973-439-9862
New Jersey Rock Gym

The gym offers facilities for rock climbers of all abilities as well as lessons and classes.
The gym also hosts competitions and special events such as children’s birthday parties.

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North Caldwell Recreation

Borough Hall
Gould Avenue
North Caldwell
973-228-6432, ext. 113
North Caldwell Recreation

The borough’s recreation facilities include three athletic fields, six lighted tennis courts and two playground areas.

For information about the tennis courts, call 973-228-6433.

Ice skating is allowed on Walker’s Pond on Mountain Avenue. For pond conditions, call 973-226-9642.

Annual skating events include the Silver Skate Races in January and the Sweetheart Skate in February.
The borough also has a community pool that is open from Memorial Day through Labor Day.

Membership is available to all North Caldwell and Essex Fells residents.
The pool area consists of a main pool, a children’s pool and a snack bar.

For more information, call 973-228-6434.

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Roseland Recreation Department

19 Harrison Avenue
973-403-6822 or 973-403-6899
Fax: 973-403-8060
Roseland Recreation Department

Bond Force Memorial Park

Eagle Rock Avenue

The park features Lynn DeBell Field, which is used for soccer; and Fernwood Field, which has baseball; an all-purpose field; basketball and volleyball court; bocce court; horseshoe pits; playground area; small recreational building and facilities for picnicking.

Harrison Complex

19 Harrison Avenue
(behind Roseland Municipal Building)

Complex contains three tennis courts, two all-purpose fields, one recreation field used for baseball, softball and soccer.

The complex also contains Harrison Field, which is used for softball, soccer and football, playground equipment, snack bar and picnic facilities.

Tedesco Park

at the end of Cooper and Glenn avenues, off Passaic Avenue
Offers playground areas, basketball court, sand volleyball court, horseshoe pits, shuffle board court, picnic facilities.

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West Caldwell-Caldwell Parks
and Recreation Department

5 Fairfield Avenue
West Caldwell
Fax: 973-226-0357
West Caldwell Recreation

Crane Park

West Caldwell
Passive park area offers gazebo, picnic tables.

Fireman’s Park

Behind the West Caldwell firehouse
The park features playground area and horseshoe pits.

Memorial Park

Ravine Avenue
West Caldwell

Walking path, two baseball fields, four lighted tennis courts, playground and shelter, which becomes an ice skating facility in the winter, weather permitting.

Francisco Park

Washington Avenue
West Caldwell

Shelter and picnic area, half basketball court, playground area, Little League baseball field.

Richard Park

Bloomfield and Parkview avenues
West Caldwell

Field for baseball and softball, shelter, playground area.

Kiwanis Oval

Provost Square behind the
Community Center
Baseball field, football and softball field, playground.

Magnusson Field

North Caldwell Field
for baseball and softball.

Cedar Street Pool

Woodside Avenue
West Caldwell

Pool facilities include a baby pool, locker rooms, refreshment stands and playground equipment.
Swimming lessons and other programs are available at the pool, which is open from 11:30 a.m. to 8 p.m. May to September.

During May and June, the pool is open only on weekends until the school year ends.

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Westville Avenue Pool

293 Westville Avenue
West Caldwell

Pool facilities include locker rooms, refreshment stands and playground equipment. Swimming lessons and other programs are available at the pool, which is open from 11:30 a.m. to 8 p.m. May to September.

During May and June, the pool is open only on weekends until school ends.

Camp Wyanokie

Snake Den Road
West Milford
Contact: North Caldwell Recreation
973-228-6432, ext. 113
Camp Wyanokie

In 1972, the camp, which comprises 150 acres located at the edge of Norvin Green State Forest, was given to the towns of Caldwell, Fairfield, North Caldwell, Roseland and West Caldwell for use by residents.

The camp, which surrounds a 5-acre lake, offers picnic and camping facilities.

Sports Elite Tennis Academy

Tiger Tennis & Fitness
42 Fairfield Place
West Caldwell
973-575-1000, ext. 202

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