Glen Ridge

Athletic/Recreation Facilities

Carteret Park: Enter on Carteret Street or Lorraine Street located between Midland Avenue and Hawthorne Avenue. Features include children's playground, regulation baseball diamond, softball/youth baseball diamond, soccer field, street hockey rink, and field house.

Forest Avenue Field: Located on Forest Avenue between Sunset Avenue and Glen Ridge Parkway. Features include children's playground, softball/youth baseball diamond, field hockey/soccer field and basketball court.

Sherman Avenue Field: Located on Sherman Avenue between Bay Avenue and Baldwin Street. Features include softball/youth baseball diamond, and youth soccer field.

Clay Field: Located at the intersection of Sherman Avenue and Belleville Avenue. Features include children's playground, youth softball/tee-ball diamond, youth soccer field and paddleball courts.

Hurrell Field: Enter on Bloomfield Avenue or Belleville Avenue located between Highland Avenue and Herman Street. Features include regulation baseball diamond, football/soccer field, quarter-mile all-weather running track, basketball court and field house. Note: Organizations or groups wishing to use a Borough park or field must obtain a permit. (permit application)

The Glen Bike Path and Gazebo: Located along the southern side of Bloomfield Avenue between Hillside Avenue and Freeman Parkway. *Note: Those wishing to use the Gazebo for a private function (wedding pictures, picnic, etc.) must obtain a permit. (permit application)

Freeman Tennis Courts: Located on Woodland Avenue. Home of the Glen Ridge High School boys and girls tennis teams, the six clay courts are open seven days a week April through October (weather permitting). Membership fee required. more information

Glen Ridge Pool: Located on Clark Street between Bloomfield Avenue and Thomas Street. Memorial Day through Labor Day season. more information

Paddle Tennis Courts: Supported but not operated by the Borough Recreation Department, the two courts are located at the intersection of Sherman Avenue and Belleville Avenue. Open play, lessons and league play are available. Please visit the Glen Ridge Paddle website or send an e-mail to for more information.

Freeman Gardens: Located at the intersection of Maolis Avenue and Hawthorne Avenue, beautiful Freeman Gardens is not operated or maintained by Borough Recreation, but by resident volunteers! To book an event, volunteer in the garden, donate a rose in memory of a loved one, or receive further information, contact Kevin Sherry:

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