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Basking Ridge, NJ 07920

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Facilities

Bernards Township Parks & Recreation Department's facilities provide something for everyone!

Allen Street Gazebo - located at the corner of Allen St. and N. Finley Ave., a great spot for photos or a small outdoor meeting.  No restrooms.

Dunham Park - located on Liberty Corner Rd, includes a playground, multipurpose field, baseball field, paved pathways, woodchipped trails, 9/11 Memorial, sand volleyball court, roller hockey rink, bocce court, disc golf, picnic shelter and indoor pavilion available for rental and restrooms.  

Farmstead Park - located on King George Rd, includes a multipurpose field and portable restroom (seasonal).

Mountain Park - located at the intersection of Mountain Rd. and Martinsville Rd., includes 4 multipurpose fields, two of which are lighted artificial turf lined for football, soccer and lacrosse, two baseball fields, one lighted, one lighted softball field, one lighted youth baseball field, two restrooms and concession buildings, paved pathways and woodchipped trails.  

Pleasant Valley Park - located on Valley Rd, includes Pleasant Valley Pool (membership required), playground, four multipurpose fields, one softball field, one baseball field, two youth baseball fields, six tennis courts, six pickleball courts, four lighted platform tennis courts, basketball court, sand volleyball court, pond for fishing, amphitheater (not for rental), paved pathways, woodchipped trails, picnic shelters and indoor rooms available for rental and restrooms.  

Rebel Hill Park - located on Fairview Dr. South, includes a playground, two tennis/pickleball courts, a softball field/multipurpose field and a portable restroom (seasonal).

Southard Park - located on N. Maple Ave., includes a playground, basketball court, shuffleboard court, bocce court, sand volleyball court, ice skating area (in winter), pond for fishing, softball/multipurpose field, picnic shelter available for rental and a restroom.  

War Memorial Athletic Complex - located on S. Maple Ave., includes a baseball field, softball field, multipurpose field, access to the Paws Park Dog Run (residents only) and a portable restroom.

Additional tennis/pickleball courts are also located on West Oak Street (Oak Street School) and on Liberty Corner Road (LC Fire Co.).  No restrooms.

Rules and Regulations for Use of Municipal Parks and Open Space

Click here to review Section 10-1, "Municipal Parks, Playgrounds & Pool", of the Revised General Ordinances of the Township of Bernards.  

Park Reservations

View Facility Availability ONLINE! Check facility availability online before you make your reservation for the Community Center, Picnic Shelters & Park Indoor Rooms.  Our online site will also provide photos, facility descriptions, capacity, fees and features. Reservations must be made in person, with check or cash payment and current proof of homeowners or renters insurance. 

Click here for rental facility information including descriptions, sizes and features and various reminders.

Athletic Fields

View Field Availability Online   Athletic Field Types by Location 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. Click here for more information on how to make an athletic field reservation and to view available field options for the current 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.

Community Service Group Facility Use Program

Non Profit Organizations whose membership consists of at least 75% Bernards Township residents may be eligible for limited complimentary use of the Community Center or the PVP Warming Hut for meetings and for a complimentary facility reservation for an annual group picnic or fundraiser. Call 908-204-3003 for more information.

Equipment Kit Reservations

Various games and activity kits are available.

Commemorative Tree and Bench Program

Purchase a commemorative tree or bench, to be placed in one of our parks, to honor the memory of a relative, friend or member of your organization, acknowledge a milestone or special occasion, or to recognize a volunteer or employee. Commemorative Tree & Bench Order Form

Lost and Found

Items found in Township Parks and facilities may be turned into the Parks and Recreation Office. A log is kept of incoming found items. Anyone who has lost an item may call 908-204-3003 to see if the item has been turned in. Items will be held for a time period, and then disposed of. Clothing, shoes, backpacks, sunglasses, toys, etc.- 3 month, Keys-1 year, Electronics/Cameras-1 year, Jewelry-1 year Items found at the Pool, such as clothing, towels, & toys will be left at the Pool Front Gate, and disposed of on a bi-weekly basis.