Hackettstown Pool Playground, Hackettstown NJ

by | Aug 1, 2012 | Hackettstown, Outdoor Playgrounds, Warren County Playgrounds | 7 comments

Editor’s Note:Erica H. sends us this great park in Hackettstown. (For a fee you can also check out their pool!) For Erica’s submission she receives a family day pass (2 adults, 2 children) to Asbury Splash Park.If you’d like to be a roving reporter and get free passes to cool places, check out our promotion here!

Hackettstown Pool Playground- This is a brand new playground located to the right of the Hackettstown Community Pool entrance. You do not need a pool membership or pass to utilize playground. Upon entrance, you must walk through a nicely shaded area meant for picnicking. There are 6 shaded picnic tables and 5 grills and trash containers. At the end of the picnic center, you will see a gate to the new playground.

How many stars would you give this park on a scale of 1-5? 4
Town: Hackettstown
Street Address: 599 Warren Street, Hackettstown, NJ 07840
Link to Google Map

The new playground is themed in black and orange Hackettstown Tigers pride. There is freshly laid mulch and 2 brand new orange benches. It has two separate play structures, one geared towards toddlers and the other geared to ages 6-12. It also boasts swings, parallel bars, and oversized buttons to balance and hang out on.

Make a day of it by packing a picnic and visiting the Hackettstown Community Pool. The pool is very clean and four pools. A baby pool, a pool geared toward ages 5-12 with a Frog slide, an Olympic pool, and a diving pool. There is also a great snack shack located on premises or you can picnic at the aforementioned picnic area near the playground. The snack shack offers ice cream, beverages, grilled cheese, hotdogs, french-fries, etc.

Prices on weekdays are $5 for adults and $2 for children ages 3 and up. Under 3 free. On weekends, the price of admission is $10 for adults and $4 for children, under 3 still free. Call (908) 852-5443 for more info.
If you get your hand stamped on the way out, you can travel between the playground and pool all day.

Tell us about the playground equipment:

Recommended Ages: One larger playground for 5-12 year olds and a pre-school playground for 2-5 year olds
Climbing: A rock themed tube like structure, twisty ladder and parallel bars. plus handles to grab and a rocky wall to climb
Playthings: Pretend Drive thru window, shape and color sorter, oversized buttons or leap pads, parallel bars, very tall slide, see through tunnel/climbing structure, twisted ladder structure for climbing, twisty balance beam, Planet/Galaxy Spinner
Slides: Toddler slides and one very tall and twisty slide for older children
Swings: Toddler swings are nicely separated from the rest of the equipment
What kind of amenities can you find at this location?

Parking: Huge lot in front of pool and more parking in Hackettstown High School lot
Benches: 2
Food & Beverage: Snack Shack at pool
Picnicking: Yes and grilling
Bathrooms: located in pool
Water: located next to Hackettstown Community Pool


  1. Lisa S

    Do you have to be a resident of Hackettstown to be allowed in the pool?

  2. Lisa S

    I found the answer on Hackettstown webpage. The daily fee is the same for residents and non-residents. Looks like we’re going swimming 🙂

  3. admin

    no you don’t! just a higher fee.. EDIT: ooops i was incorrect it’s the same fee, thanks lisa for researching..

  4. admin

    Lisa, let us know what you think!!!

  5. iris

    What time does the pool open on weekdays?

  6. admin

    12 -8 pm Mon – sun according to their Facebook page.

  7. Joel

    I was just wondering will the pool be open tomorrow?

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