Located on Summit Ave & Coles Ave in Hackensack NJ, Hackensack Staib Park is a large playground with two play areas for each age group. The toddler area is a smaller version of the larger equipment. Both sections are in full shade. These colorful play areas have climbing sections and lots of slides along with independent climbing and play things.
DIRECTIONS: NJ-4 E toward Fort Lee/ New York. Turn right onto S Lake Dr. S Lake Dr becomes Wilson St. Turn right onto Coles Ave.
PARKING: Large paved lot close to the playground.
PICNICKING: Picnic tables throughout the park.
CLIMBING: Rings, monkey bars, firemanâ€™s pole, parallel bars, circular bars
PLAYTHINGS: Tic-tac-toe, firemanâ€™s puzzle, steering wheels, looking glass, play house, fire truck rocker
SLIDES: Two chutes, one toddler, one tube, two double
SPORTS: Baseball, basketball
WATER: Coles Brook is a tributary to the Hackensack River. The area was planted to protect the river from the elements. The brook is accessible from the parking lot via a small rock path.
OTHER COOL STUFF: The playground is utilized daily during the summer months by the townâ€™s recreation program so it may be a little crowded.
MAKE A DAY OF IT: Stop by Javaâ€™s Brewinâ€™ in the Upper Main Business District on 270 Main Street next to Johnson Public Library. They are open Monday through Friday from 7am â€“ 5:30pm and Saturdays from 7:30am to 4:00pm. Choose from a broad assortment of food including coffee and specialty breads in the morning, home made soup for lunch, and Â½ price sandwiches after 4pm (if there are any leftover!)