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Mt. Playmore Turkey Brook Park Mount Olive NJ

30 Flanders Rd, Budd Lake, NJ 07828

Update: Pirate’s Cove at Mt. Playmore is open! The first Morris County Sprayground is bustling with activity, check out these photos from the Pirate’s Cove FB Page:

Mayor of Mount Olive, Mayor Greenbaum shared this picture on FB:

 

From Mayor Greenbaums Page

Directions From

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NJ Spraygrounds & Splash Pads by County 2016

Since 2008 we’ve been on the hunt for the greatest places to play that are free in NJ, for this summer 2016, we have our NJ sprayground list for 2016 for Northern NJ. Searching for wading pools, fountains, splash pads, spraygrounds? Check out our latest list. We are still updating, but wanted to share what

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Michael Lepp Park, Somerville NJ

UPDATE!!! ***NEW GUEST POST*** From Stacey Friedlander. Thanks Stacey for the latest pictures! You can see our original post below after her update:

Somerville Splash Pad- 2015

6/2015- “It’s been one year since the Somerville Spray Ground opened, and I have an update on the area!

If you’re looking for a cute way

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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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Pine Street Park, Roselle NJ (Bud Simmons Park and Sprayground)

Hey there it is 2013, and we finally ventured to a new playground and it was lovely. This new park in Roselle was recently opened this summer and boasts a sprinkler area where the kids can cool off. Thanks to our friends at MRC and Gametime they clued us in on this gem!

Name of

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Weasel Brook Park, Clifton NJ

Editor’s Note: Thanks to Daniel for submitting this review of this fun park in Clifton! For his submission he earns 2 passes to Kidnetic in Montville, NJ. If you want to earn tickets to Kidnetic, click here to find out more about our Roving Reporter Promotion.

Name of Park or Playground: Weasel Brook Park

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Dennis P. Collins Park, Bayonne, NJ

Editor’s Note: Congratulations to Elisha for submitting this roving reporter. For her submission she receives 4 passes (2 adults, 2 children) to Asbury Eighteen Miniature Golf (Limit 1 set per family, pass good for 2012 season which is 3/30 thru Sept 2012). If you’d like to participate in our roving reporter program, click here for

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Bayonne Park, Bayonne NJ

Spray Park alert!

Located in the vicinity of 44th and Kennedy Boulevard, Bayonne NJ, I got this great new park recommendation from a friend who made a day trip with her son and daughter. So I can’t find a great website link to more information of this park but if you want a place

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Newport Green, Jersey City NJ

Newport Green is located at 700 Washington Boulevard, Jersey City NJ and looks like the perfect summer spot to visit if you are in NJ and need to cool off! Thanks to Elizabeth Walden for contacting us about it, and sending these great pictures! We look forward to visiting and giving a full report soon.

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Ponderosa Farm, Scotch Plains NJ

Editor’s Note: Thanks to Maureen for submitting this review of a brand new park in Scotch Plains that includes a water playground!! Maureen will be adding a few more pictures once there is some nicer weather! For her submission Maureen earns 2 passes to IMAGINE THAT!!! Children’s Museum in Florham Park, NJ. If you want

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Michael J. Tighe Park Freehold NJ

Michael J. Tighe Park, formerly known as Liberty Oak Park, a local township park located in Freehold NJ, is home to many open sports fields and 3 separate playground areas. Right along Remembrance Road, the park spans a huge area, with many sports fields. Was impressed with how much the park had, that we took

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Walter Lubbe Jr. Playground, Bergenfield NJ

Walter Lubbe Jr Playground at Memorial Field is located on New Bridge Rd & Brey Ln. We just visited this playground a few weeks ago (2011) and the sprayground is working and it automatically shuts off at 4PM in summer months. The pictures displayed are from our most recent visit. This is perfect if

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Asbury Splash Park

This guest post is from Stacey Frielander who just visited this summer hot spot in Asbury Park, which isn’t too far from the North Jersey population (Garden State Parkway Exit 102). I love this for combining a beach day with some splash fun! Also on the next street is a mini-golf course, for more details

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Frank D. Zaccaria Park, West Paterson, NJ

 

Thanks to Michelle for our newest roving reporter submission that is in West Paterson, or now currently known as Woodland Park. Thanks to this new promotion with Imagine That!!! we are getting alot more favorites from our NJ Playground Facebook fans!

Michelle’s review:

Zaccaria Park is located in West Paterson

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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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Teardrop Park, Battery Park, NYC

Between Warren Street and Murray Street, east of River Terrace, Battery Park, New York City, NY.

Teardrop Park is one of the great parks in Battery Park City. We had visited it the same day as Rockefeller Park . My oldest had a great time in the sprinkler area and the mega-slide. Be careful with

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Nelson A. Rockefeller Park, Manhattan, NYC

North end of Battery Park City, west of River Terrace, New York, NY. Battery Park has an awesome parks system, with sprinkler parks, playgrounds galore. I’m focusing on a couple of their parks that we visited this August.

Logistics- Parking, Ferries, Path, oh my! This has been my

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NJ Water Parks Price Summary

Hurricane Harbor Photo by Leora (http://www.leoraw.com/blog)

Update 8/26/2009- Take a look at some great reviews of waterparks to look at after you see pricing spreadsheet below, pricing isn’t everything and these mom blog posts, may help you make the decision:

Sesame Place– A link to a review posted by a Mom in Philly,

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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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Veterans Park Sprayground and Playground, Monroe Twp., NJ

UPDATE (2010) This changed a bit last year, (from residents only to non-residents) so far we do have word that it is opened to the public, although today (6/29/2010) this is the case, I’d call to doublecheck w/ Monroe Recreation (732-723-5000) when you decide to visit..

UPDATE (2009): Just got an email from Monroe

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Playground & Sprinkler Park, Garfield, NJ (Jewell St. Playground)

Playground Guide Description: ADDRESS: Jewell St & Lanza Ave DIRECTIONS: US-46 W via exit 157 toward Rt 20/Garfield. Take the CR-507 ramp towards the Garden State Parkway N/Garfield/Ridgewood. Turn left onto River Rd for approximately .7 miles and make a left onto Lanza Ave. Turn left onto Jewell St. DESCRIPTION: A nice playground with

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Pier 51 (NYC) by Hoboken metro mom (link post)

Horatio St. and West 12th St., New York, NY. Check out link below for review and directions! Thanks to hoboken metro mom once again, I’m having trouble locating new public spraygrounds in NJ, and some of the closest options are in NYC. This water play area looks great! We’ll be taking a trip eventually!

Here’s

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Pier 84, by Hoboken Metro Mom (link)

43rd Street and 12th Avenue, New York, NY.

Hoboken metro mom has this great review on Pier 84. I can’t wait to visit, but had to include it as one sprayground for NJ moms/dads to visit. Check her site out regularly for her Real Mom Reviews

Any other good photos or links to share about

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Sprinkler Park, Union City, NJ

The picture above is from street view, google maps. 33rd Street and New York Avenue, Union City, NJ. thanks to hobokenmetromom for this recommendation. I wish I could visit these personally, but with a 3 month old and working I haven’t had a chance, so I’m having to rely on

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Crystal Springs Aquatic Center, East Brunswick, NJ

Dunham’s Corner Road at Church Lane, East Brunswick, NJ. Update: We finally visited Crystal Springs Aquatic Center and it is amazing. Although it is not like a Sesame Place or a Great Adventure, it is the place to go if you want to enjoy just the waterpark attractions and not have to deal

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Madison Street Park, Hoboken, NJ

3rd St. and Madison St., Hoboken, NJ.

Looking for a place to cool off in Hoboken?

Madison Street Park was completed in 2007 and is a great place to let you kids enjoy the water.

Recommended by other moms in Hoboken, we haven’t ventured there yet. But you can get the lowdown

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Sahara Sam’s Oasis Indoor Water Park, West Berlin

535 N. Route 73 West Berlin, NJ 08091

EDIT: Originally we posted only mommypoppins review on Sahara Sams, but we finally visited and enjoyed it. My five year old did not want to leave! My four year old hates the water so we spent some time in the arcade, this multiple children with their

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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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Phil Rizzuto Park, Union, Elizabeth, Hillside NJ

Phil Rizzuto Park is accessible at the intersection of Morris Avenue and Trotters Lane in Elizabeth NJ. Update- this park spans 3 cities; according to City of Elizabeth Website http://www.elizabethnj.org/parks_recreation.html :

“The County of Union also recently opened Phil Rizzuto Park on the borders of Elizabeth/Union/Hillside in honor of the New York Yankee Hall-of-Fame

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Lyndhurst Town Park, Lyndhurst, NJ

From “The Bergen County Playground Guide”: ADDRESS: 367 Valley Brook Ave DIRECTIONS: NJ-3 E to the Park Ave/Riverside Ave exit. Turn left onto Rutherford Ave. Turn right onto Delafield Ave. DESCRIPTION: The best of the best! This playground is awesome. As you enter the park you feel like you’re on vacation. There is an

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