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KidzZone, Green Brook NJ


Editor’s Note: Another Guest Post from Karin! She visited the newest indoor place to play in Somerset County this past July! Check out her great pics!

From their Facebook Page”KidzZone Indoor Playground provides a safe, clean and exciting environment for kids ages up to 12 years old. We offer open play, birthday parties and special

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World of Wings, Teaneck NJ

 Editor’s Note:  Hello!  We are honored to have a guest post from Bergen County’s MiraBest creator, Mira Park!  I’ve known Mira since we both started our respective websites and she has been a blessing to many moms over in North Jersey looking for things to do.  Make sure you keep

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Codrington Park, Bound Brook NJ

Codrington Park in Bound Brook NJ is located at the intersection of Thompson and Grove Avenues. This park is a favorite of David A. Dein, who shared his video review with us.

Highlights from his review include:

a PSA on drug use Basketball courts, town pool low swings for “not too high” swinging combination

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Shadyside Park, South Plainfield, NJ

Shadyside Park, at the end of Yurgel Dr. off Durham Rd. in South Plainfield (Middlesex Co.) has a lot of interesting items for an urban neighborhood park.

There is a large play structure with a tube climber, a merry-go-round, a stand-up circular bouncer, a 4-person seesaw, two rocking animals, a horizontal

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Griffin Park, Tenafly

From Victoria H.

Griffin Park Tenafly –

It has two areas. Â One area for bigger kids and another area for smaller kids which is enclosed. Â It is also shaded. Â The climbing equipment in the smaller area is just the right height for littler kids, there is also a little store front

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Berdan Grove Park, Fair Lawn, NJ

Located on Berdan Avenue and Sunnyside Dr., Fair Lawn, NJ, Victoria shares this Berdan playground in Fair Lawn with us! Thanks Victoria for the pictures and your recommmendation! For more pics check out bottom of post

from Victoria-

This is one of my favorite playgrounds to take my son. Â The equipment is all

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New Market Park, Piscataway, NJ

Guest Post by Sara Rall:

New Market Park, on Kossuth Dr. (note: Kossuth is one way northbound) at Allen St. East in Piscataway (Middlesex Co.) is my favorite of Piscataway’s extensive system of neighborhood parks.

The playground has a nautical theme with:

triple slide “rock wall” stairs suspended steps cool piston toy rocking dinosaur

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Crim School, Bridgewater, NJ

Sara Rall Guest Post-

Crim School playground, 1300 Crim Rd., Bridgewater (Somerset Co.) is another of Bridgewater Township’s incredible collection of school playgrounds. The main climbing structure has slides, bridges, tubes, poles, climbing walls, a net bridge, mushroom caps, spiral pole, parallel inclined poles, log roller, zip line, even more.


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Victor Crowell Park, Middlesex, NJ

Another fine guest post by Sara Rall-

Victor Crowell Park playground at the corner of Green Ave and Willow Dr. in Middlesex is a lovely shady park alongside a river. The playground has a structure for older children and one for very young.

There is also a big plastic climbing wall

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Thomae Park, Bridgewater, NJ

Update 1/2/2012- Recently through our comments sections we found that David Dein posted a video review, do you agree with David? I like his style, and hope to see more from him, here’s his fan club too: David A. Dein Fan Club. Check it out, and add your comments too! Guest

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Mobus Park, Watchung

Thanks Sara Rall for this guest post! Mobus Park, Brookdale Rd., near Mountain Blvd., Watchung, Union Co.

Mobus Park is a lovely little shady community playground next to Watchung Lake. They have two metal and plastic play structures with a little play house under the one for younger kids, and a steep

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Grove St. Park, Chester, NJ

Sara Rall guest post: Grove St. Playground in Chester is an excellent, fairly large, shady playground a few blocks south of Main St. They have a large climbing structure for older kids with two climbing walls. There are giant boulders to climb, too.

For younger children there is a large structure with several slides, gears,

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Harry Dunham Park, Bernards Twp., NJ

Corner of Liberty Corner Rd./Church St. and Somerville Rd. in Liberty Corner, Bernards Twp., Somerset Co.

Guest Post by Sara Rall: Huge, new, sunny playground on the top of a hill. There is a large structure for little children with several slides, bridges, tubes and gadgets.

There’s a large bouncy dinosaur and some bouncing vehicles,

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Warren Twp. Municipal Playground, Warren *guest post*

By Sara Rall:

Warren Township’s playground is at the south end of Bardy Rd., off Mountain Blvd., Warren (Somerset Co.). Follow Bardy Rd. around in a big circle to get to the parking lot.

They have a large pavilion with a bathroom that is sometimes unlocked, a climbing structure for young children and two

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Adamsville School, Bridgewater NJ

Another Guest Post by Sara Rall!

Adamsville School, 400 Union Ave. (Route 28) in Bridgewater (Somerset Co.)

Has a terrific playground for older children with a large climbing structure, monkey bars, swings, a tire swing, balance beams that wobble when you walk on them, a stand-up bouncing item, and other unusual, interesting equipment, all

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Flemington Parks- Shop, Northlandz, Trains & Playground

Editor Note- Another Great Guest post by Sara Rall and our 2nd Hunterdon County playground!!! As we find some of these smaller parks, we are thinking of creating a group page for them, as well as including some other cool links to visit combined with getting out there. This is our first post (grouping), and

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Land of Make Believe, Hope, NJ *guest post*

This guest post about Land of Make Believe and Pirate’s Cove (and our first Amusement Park entry) has convinced me I have to go. I absolutely know for certain now that my kids will love it!!! Thanks to my extremely brilliant friend and mother Sue M. for taking the time to get great pictures and

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Gillette School, Gillette

Guest Post from Sara R.:

Gillette School, 759 Valley Rd., Gillette (Long Hill Twp., Morris County) is my favorite school playground. They have a separate, fenced area for young children with a nice climber and a neat obstacle course painted on the blacktop.

Right across the driveway from this is the main playground with a

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Thomas S. Markowski Jr. Playground Park, Margate

Address to be coming soon!Â

Thanks to @JGadFly for this sneak peek of a brand new playground that was part of funding for improvements in Margate!Â

Wow, it is looking great!Â

We’ll update this post as we get more information, not much on google right now. Also you just can’t resist a

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Brookside Park, Bloomfield, NJ

Bay Avenue and Broad St., Bloomfield, NJ. Many thanks for this review and great photos from AT Cholet!!!

Street parking is on Morris Place behind the park. The Third River in the background often has lots of ducks and geese and occasionally enough water to justify being called a river. There is no fence, which

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Lakeside Village Playground, West Windsor, NJ

1678 Old Trenton Road, West Windsor, New Jersey. Thanks to Vinny Burzi, a great friend Rick and I had known from Theta Xi (Gamma Chapter) in our old college days (BEST FRATERNITY EVER!), member of N=~20, home brewer, and husband of Karen Burzi, my great chef friend, who generously hosts great gatherings to feed all

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