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All grass athletic fields are now closed until 4/1/20.
Turf fields will remain open for reservations through the winter. We are currently accepting turf reservations for dates through 2/29/20.
Reservations for spring & summer 2020 will be accepted sometime in mid to late February. Check back for details.
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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:

Spring Season
1st Saturday in April through
3rd Sunday in June

Most fields are typically
only available
on Sunday mornings,
during the Spring Season.
A few fields may have more
open availability.
Summer Season
Monday following the 3rd
Sunday in June through
Labor Day

Most fields are available
daily, sunrise – sunset
for rental during the
Summer Season.
Fall Season
Tuesday following Labor Day
through 3rd Sunday in November

Most fields are typically
only available
during the Spring Season.
A few fields may have more
open availability.

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.

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