Summer Movies in the Park 2012- Union County Edition

We love movies at the park! Family Fun Flix was great last year, and this year they are back thanks to Union County Parks and Recreation. This year’s movies are held at Warinanco, Meisel Park in Springfield and Conant Park in Hillside. Link to their site

“Family Fun begins at 7:30 and movies begin when

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Patriot Park Springfield NJ

Editor’s Note: Thanks to Lara at for covering this small quiet park, that was just built this summer! For this park, Lara receives Imagine That!!! passes from our Roving Reporter promotion! Make sure you check out Lara’s blog on raising twins.

Patriot Park is located approximately at 83 Wabeno Avenue, in Springfield NJ.Â

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Chisholm Park, Springfield, NJ

South Springfield Avenue and Shunpike Road, Springfield, NJ. UPDATED 6/3/09- Chisholm Park is newly renovated!!!! 175K was or is being used to update some of Springfield’s playgrounds including this one. Very nicely done, could use a few more benches, but the boys had a great time here. Very active with kids, and a huge

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Walton School Playground, Springfield, NJ

Walton School, Frank Racioppi Park-

601 Mountain Avenue, Springfield, NJ.Â

Walton is our elementary school close by, and it has a great playground that is pretty new. While school is in session, you can’t go there, but after school, and in the summer, it is a great place to visit.Â


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Henshaw & Tooker Pl., Springfield, NJ

Henshaw & Tooker Pl.,

Note: This post may need some updating, I haven’t checked it out myself, but Springfield has recently updated some of their parks.

Springfield NJ is a wonderful town, with many little playgrounds.

This little one is a small weathered playground, with basketball courts and tennis courts.Â

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Irwin Park, Springfield, NJ

Update 6.2.2012:

This playground was recently redone or relocated. It is used mostly when there is a baseball game going on. Unfortunately they took out the little plane. I will need to revisit to post what has changed. Tennis courts and ball field is still there. Pretty quiet street to bike ride around.

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