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Belgrove Park, Kearny NJ

The Donald Scott Memorial Playground located on the corner of Belgrove Drive and Park Ave. It is next door to 445 Belgrove Drive. Completely fenced in, it has tennis courts, and it is also accessible by a gate near the intersection of Park Ave. and William St. The Town of Kearny Facebook Page posted this

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Brookdale Playground in Montclair and Bloomfield NJ 2016

Brookdale Park is located on Watchung Avenue and Circuit Drive, Bloomfield, NJ. What a great renovation! This was a very nice playground and Brookdale Park itself is gorgeous. Thanks to http://www.brookdaleparkconservancy.org/ for their efforts. This park is popular and friendly with both playgrounds fenced.Restroom is a short walk away!Ground cover is the spongy rubbery kind.

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Regatta Playground, South Mountain Reservation, West Orange NJ (Clipper Pavilion Playground)

The Regatta Playground (also called Clipper Pavilion Playground) in South Mountain Reservation is the latest addition to the South Mountain Reservation Complex in West Orange. It is pretty awesome!! It is a sprawling playground that boasts adirondack chairs for seating as well as plenty of tables and benches for young and old. The equipment is

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Polifly Park, Hackensack NJ

Name of Park or Playground: Polifly Park/ Hackensack Ward 9 How many stars would you give this park on a scale of 1-5? 4 Town: Hackensack (Bergen County) Street Address: Intersection of Sutton Avenue and Polifly Road Link to Google Map: (Optional) https://maps.google.com/maps?q=polifly+road+and+sutton+avenue+hackensack+nj&ie=UTF-8&hq=&hnear=0x89c2f98c8646243f:0x42f1613fcfd8be29,Polifly+Rd+%26+Sutton+Ave,+Hackensack,+NJ+07601&gl=us&ei=zmrwUePEJPHI4AOVuYDYCw&ved=0CC0Q8gEwAA

Description: Polifly Park also known as Hackensack Ward 9 Park, located in

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The Loop Playground, Watchung Reservation, Mountainside (2012)

Editor’s Note: Thanks to Stacey Maisch for submitting this review of one of my newest favorite parks! Stacey blogs regularly on “From Grind to Whine”. Check out her bio below! For her submission Stacey earns 4 tickets to Asbury Splash Park. If you want to earn tickets to this perfect summer spot, click here to

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The Westvale Park in Westwood

Editor’s Note: Thanks to Rebecca from Englewood Cliffs for submitting this review of a brand new park in Westwood! Looks great!!! For her submission Rebecca earns 4 tickets to Asbury Splash Park. If you want to earn tickets to this perfect summer spot, click here to find out more about our Roving Reporter Promotion.

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Weehawken Tot Lot, Weehawken, NJ

Editor’s Note: I used to jog around Weehawken in my 20s, when I was a wee college student long long ago. So glad, Vesta from Humpty Dumpty Parent, shared this playground with our readers and playground moms and dads! This is definitely a busy place in the summer, but you can check it out anytime.

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Grover Cleveland Park, Essex Fells

The Grover Cleveland Park is located at Brookside Avenue & Runnymede Road, Essex Fells. You can find a map of the park on the county web-site http://www.essex-countynj.org/p/parks/sites/maps/grovercleveland.jpg

This is a gorgeous county park and playground! Visit the County website for more information on it’s history and development http://www.essex-countynj.org/p/index.php?section=parks/sites/gr&ImgLoc=images/gr

Update: Pokestops at Grover Cleveland Park! Enjoy

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Muriel Hepner Park, Denville, NJ

Muriel Helpner Park is located Approx 300 Diamond Spring Rd in Denville, NJ

Small but fun fenced in playground right next to a very scenic pond with fountain, walking paths, foot bridge and in May/June lily pads in full bloom. The playground has new equipment, some shade and astro-turf ground cover!

From I-80W

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Bee Meadow Park, Whippany, NJ

Editor’s Note: We’ve recently added a new classification for SSEQ (Small Safe Enclosed Quiet) playgrounds and this one fits the bill according to one of our fans. Thanks to all the fans and readers for their input, we truly appreciate it and so do the parents looking for these great gems! Have a comment

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Firemans Field Playground, Mount Arlington NJ

Altenbrand Ave & Mountain View Ave From I-80W take exit 30 which is Howard Blvd North toward Mt Arlington. Turn right onto Howard Blvd and follow it for 2 miles into Mt Arlington. Turn right onto Mountainview Ave and then right again onto Altenbrand Ave. Follow Altenbrand to the end and park on your

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Snyder Ave. Park, Berkeley Heights, NJ

Guest Post by Sara Rall-

Snyder Ave. Park, just north of the train tracks (and a few blocks south of Springfield Ave.) on Snyder Ave. in Berkeley Heights, Union Co. just opened in October 2010. The playground is set back from the road and completely surrounded by a fence (with 2 gates). The surface is

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Esposito Park, Clark, NJ

 

Approximate address: 659 Madison Hill Rd., Clark, NJ. In between Garden State Parkway and Hazelnut Cemetery.

Esposito Park was opened in October, 2008 and has a great skate park as well as a big spongy floor fenced playground area. Here is an excerpt from NJ.COM “Esposito Farm Park was designed with community

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Shakil Williams Playground in Branch Brook, Newark, NJ

 

Thanks to Cory Booker, Bari Mattes, Rose Farias who via twitter was able to hook me up with the lowdown on Newark Parks. Great to chat with a Newark dad at this park, wish you luck in finding employment in the graphic design world. The upside of being unemployed is spending time with the

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Constitution Park, Fort Lee, NJ

Constitution Park is located between Fletcher Avenue & Lewis Street & Linwood Avenue, Fort Lee, NJ. http://www.fortleenj.net/parks-recreation/constitution.html

Mira from MiraBest.com, had suggested this park to visit, so I did! It was great, however I made the mistake of forgetting a very important cross-street, Lewis. So it took a call to the Parks & Rec Dept.

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Holmdel Park- Hilltop Playground and Longstreet Farm, Holmdel

Update: (10/6/2013) Hi folks, it’s Sheila, and we just got back from Holmdel’s Hilltop Playground, with the kids (ages 4,7 and 8) and their friends (ages 3 and 9). Fun time! I’m adding a few more photos:

Panoramic view

 

Ahhhh, fall foliage

44 Longstreet Road, Holmdel, NJ.

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Wilson Park, Summit, NJ

14 Beekman Terrace, Summit, NJ-

Link to Park

Talk about fun exploring, my kids really enjoyed this park. Great little park for younger kids, at first when I visited, I didn’t see that there was a playground (with rubber surface) that actually belongs to the school (open after 3pm to the public)

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Hate wood chips?

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Have you ever searched “park with no woodchips”?

How often do you hear your sandal wearer complain about having to take their footwear off to remove them?

Are you a germaphobe?

Most of the NJ Playgrounds we have visited have wood chips for ground cover, but for Father’s Day here’s a special gift,

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Bob Meyer Park, Fort Medford

Update: Found a great review with pictures on this park from Family Penny Pincher, check out their site for more parks in the Central NJ area too!!

I just got this from twitter from @letkidsplay Wow, so happy that mothers of Medford are on their way to getting to the end of their visualized

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Elysian Park and Maxwell Park, Hoboken, NJ

1001 Hudson Street, Hoboken, NJ. You can park in the residential permit only parking spots as long as it is less than 4 hours. I failed to read the sign so got a metered spot on Sinatra Drive that goes up to 12 hours, 25 cents/every 15 min.

It was refreshing to spend the

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Edgemont Memorial Park, Montclair, NJ

20 Edgemont Rd, Montclair, NJ. One of the biggest playgrounds in the area along with Brookdale, this one provides plenty of structures to entertain your children.

With the rubber ground cover, you will not need to worry about getting wood chips in your sandals! Ball field is nearby.

One of the highlights

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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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Lurker Field, East Hanover, NJ

Eagle Rock Avenue and Ridgedale Avenue, East Hanover, NJ. there are 2 parking lots, one on Eagle Rock I believe is closer to the playground and it is on Fifth Avenue by the Rinaldi Center, however i do not see that street published on mapquest or google maps. If you park far away, prepare for

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Gardner Field, Denville, NJ

Route 46 & Savage Road, Denville, NJ

Update: 4/7/2011- Spoke to Don Borgadus, Denville Twp. Rec, it is open again!!! 🙂 Update: 3/20/2011- Word is Gardner Field is closed due to insurance purposes, if anyone knows more about this or when they will open, please comment below!

Update 8/12/2009: Classified it as no-wood chip but

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Castle Park II, Toms River, NJ

If you are looking to book a party, unfortunately you can’t according to the Toms River website. See this link for further explanation.

North Bay Avenue & Oak Avenue, Toms River, NJ. What a great playground, my sons both had a wonderful time. We spent the day at Blackbeard’s cave http://www.blackbeardscave.com/ ($18 for wristband from

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Brookdale Park, Bloomfield & Montclair, NJ

PLEASE SEE OUR NEW POST FOR THE NEW BROOKDALE PARK PLAYGROUND!!! BROOKDALE PARK HAS NEW PLAYGROUND STRUCTURES!!! THIS POST IS FOR HISTORICAL PURPOSES ONLY.

Brookdale Park is located on Watchung Avenue and Circuit Drive, Bloomfield, NJ. This was a very nice playground (2 separate ones) and Brookdale Park itself is gorgeous. Thanks to http://www.brookdaleparkconservancy.org/

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Verona Park, Verona, NJ

Bloomfield Avenue and Lakeside Avenue, Verona, NJ. I love this park, it is absolutely beautiful with a lake nearby, place to run (I used to go here a while back but pre-kids so never noticed the playground) and a beautiful flower garden next to the playground. A very popular playground, so parking is scarce. Also

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Weehawken Waterfront Park, Weehawken, NJ

Port Imperial Blvd., Weehawken, NJ (around 83 Port Imperial according to gps)

Coming from 495E from the Hoboken/Weehawken exit, make a right on N. marginal highway and then make a left on Baldwin Avenue and then a left on Port Imperial Blvd. You’ll see the park almost immediately on right-hand side by the

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Dorbrook Recreation Area, Colts Neck, NJ

From the Dorbrook Recreation Center: Sprayground closed due to renovation 6/1/2016…

Dorbrook Recreation Area in Colts Neck is a popular site for a supersized playdate in the summer. Located on Rt. 537, Colts Neck NJ (cross street nearby is Hockhockson Road), Dorbrook Recreation Area is very busy. Too bad my timing for this

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