Departments & Services

Parks & Recreation - Athletic Fields

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Park trails and pathways remain open. Tennis courts will reopen on May 6.
All other park facilities are closed until further notice, including but not limited to: playgrounds, athletic fields, basketball courts, volleyball courts, picnic shelters, the roller rink, the dog park, park restrooms and park water fountains.
All park permits for facility and field reservations through May 15 are cancelled. We will not be rescheduling or accepting new facility reservations until further notice.
The above cancellation date will be re-evaluated on a regular basis and extended as necessary.
Visit regularly for updates regarding facility closures.
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Smoking and vaping is not permitted in outdoor public areas in Bernards Township parks in accordance with the NJ Smoke-Free Air Act.

Athletic Field Types by Location

Multipurpose Field
Multipurpose Field
Baseball Field
90' Infield
Softball Field
60' Infield
Astor Fields 2 1
Dunham Park 1 1
Farmstead Park 1
Mountain Park 2 Turf Fields
with Lights
2 2
1 with Lights
1 with Lights
Pleasant Valley Park 4 1 3
Rebel Hill Park 1 1
Southard Park 1 1
War Memorial Complex 1 1 1
Washington Avenue Field 1

Multipurpose fields are used for "rectangle sports" – soccer, lacrosse, football, etc. Large multipurpose fields may be set up for regulation soccer, lacrosse or football. Small multipurpose fields may be set up for division 5 soccer or for practice only. Field set up varies by season. The artificial turf fields at Mountain Park are lined for soccer, football and girls and boys lacrosse.

Athletic Field Reservations

We begin to accept reservations for grass athletic fields on the first business day in April for the calendar year. Turf field reservations will be accepted from the general public on or about March 1st. You may call 908-204-3003 to check field availability. Dates are not held over the phone. Field availability varies by season:

Grass fields are CLOSED for the winter, the Monday following the third Sunday in November through the Friday prior to the first Saturday in April.

Click here for more information on how to make an athletic field reservation and to view available field options for the current season.


Click here for directions to all facilities.

Young lungs play in our parks. We thank you for not smoking.