River Edge Parks

Memorial Park Fields River Edge, NJ

Memorial Park Pavilion and Picnic area is now open for reservations. To secure your spot, simply visit CommunityPass at https://register.capturepoint.com/RiverEdgeBorough and fill out your application.

A small fee is required to reserve the park, which goes directly towards its maintenance. For groups of up to 100, the fee is $50.00, while larger groups of over 100 will be charged $100.00. Please note, this fee is waived for Borough sponsored events.

For Residents: To complete your reservation, please upload a copy of your Homeowner’s or Renter’s Insurance Policy (Declaration Page) to CommunityPass. Once we receive your certificate of liability insurance, your permit will be issued.

For Organizations: Please upload a Certificate of Liability Insurance to CommunityPass, naming the Borough of River Edge as an additional insured. Your permit will be issued upon receipt of this certificate.

If you’re planning to use outside vendors for your event, they must complete the Borough’s Hold Harmless and provide a Certificate of Liability Insurance, naming the Borough of River Edge as an additional insured. The insurance should cover at least $1,000,000.00 per occurrence, including General Liability, Commercial Automobile, and Worker Compensation if applicable. The certificate holder should be addressed to: Borough of River Edge, 705 Kinderkamack Road, River Edge, NJ 07661.

Park Etiquette:

  • Alcohol is prohibited in all River Edge Parks.
  • Unauthorized vehicles are not permitted.
  • Memorial Park closes one hour after dusk.
  • Please remove any garbage that cannot fit into the park trash receptacles.
  • Cooking is permitted only on the permanently mounted grills in the picnic area.
  • Electricity use must be authorized by the Recreation Commission.
  • Please respect our park trees – no nails or sharp objects should be used on them.

Please note, the park bathrooms are closed during the winter months. They typically open on April 1st and close on November 1st, depending on the Veolia schedule and weather conditions. Enjoy your time at Memorial Park, and thank you for helping us keep it beautiful!

Brookside Park

Brookside Park also known as Greenway Park sits at the cul de sac at Greenway Terrace and is accessible from Concord and Monroe via a walking path.  The park has been upgraded over the years to include a walking/biking path, playground, swings, and a basketball court.  It is a quiet sanctuary hidden amongst residential homes and is a nice spot for a walk or a play date with the kids. Learn More About Brookside Park>>>

Cherry Blossom Park

Cherry Blossom Park may be the least known park in town as it sits next to Cherry Hill School on Bogert Rd and has a small footprint.  The park features a variety of plants and flowers and is a nice place to sit and enjoy the flora.

Kenneth B George Park

Kenneth B George Park is home to a softball and baseball field along the Hackensack River on Riverside Way.  It is adjacent to both the River Edge Swim Club and the Department of Public Works.  It hosts Men’s and Women’s softball, youth soccer, youth softball, and older youth baseball teams.  It also features a concession stand with bathroom facilities.

Veteran’s Memorial Park

Veteran’s memorial Park is the largest borough park and is situated along Continental Avenue.  The park is host to the summer playground program, 4th of July Festivities, River Edge Day and many other events throughout the year.

Van Saun County Park

Van Saun County Park may be a county park but most of it is actually located in River Edge.  Van Saun Park totals 146 acres across River Edge and Paramus and has a ton of activities for everyone including the zoo, multiple playgrounds, walking/biking paths, softball fields, pony rides, tennis courts, carousel, train ride, and much more.  Every year the county hosts many events in the park highlighted by Winter Wonderland, movies in the Park, and the Fall Festival. Learn more about Van Saun County Park by visiting their website here.

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