Our Parks

Brookside Park

Located at the end of Greenwway Terrace, is available to all residents and includes a playground area for toddlers, small tables and a basketball court for low-level basketball and a walking path from Monroe to Concord Avenue.

Cherry Blossom Park

Located on Bogert Rd next to Cherry Hill Elementary School. Offering a variety of plants and flowers, Cherry Blossom Park is the perfect park to sit and enjoy nature. 

Kenneth B. George Park

Located at the end of Riverside Way (next to the Swim Club), includes a lighted Softball Field, Baseball Field, bathrooms and concession stand for the use of River Edge Recreation sponsored adult and youth athletic leagues.

Veteran's Memorial Park

Located off Continental Avenue, is available for all residents and includes tennis courts, picnic area, pavilion, bathrooms, garden area with benches and horse shoe pits, hand ball court, playground area for toddlers, playground area for 5-12 year olds, lighted basketball courts, hockey rink, Little League baseball fields with concession stand with a half mile walking path. 

Picnic area-pavilion may be reserved by residents only - Park Use Fees:  $50 up to 100 people  $100 over 100 people   Resident must contact the Recreation Director to reserve the date. Once application form and payment is received a permit for use is issued.

Park Reservations

Residents of River Edge can apply for the use of Memorial Park Pavilion and Picnic area by completing the permit application below. Applications to reserve Memorial Park will require a fee of $50.00 for groups from 0-100 and $100.00 for groups over 100 in attendance. These fees will be used to maintain Memorial Park. This fee applies to all residents and organizations with the exception of Borough sponsored events. 

Certification of Liability Insurance naming the Borough of River Edge as additional insured is required for all organizations prior to use of any River Edge Park.  Permit will be issued only after the receipt of the certificate of liability insurance.

Alcohol is not allowed in River Edge Parks
No unauthorized vehicles in River Edge Parks
Memorial Park closes one hour after dusk
Any garbage that cannot be placed in the park trash receptacles must be removed from Memorial Park
Cooking is allowed only on the permanently mounted grills in picnic area
Use of electricity must be authorized by the Recreation Commission
Do not use the park trees as sign posts (no nails or any other sharp object is allowed to be used on our park trees)

Tennis Courts

Tennis Courts are located behind the Public Library off Continental Avenue. Opened to residents only from April through November (weather permitting) from 8am to dusk.

Tennis Membership is required for the use of the courts for residents 15 years of age and older  

Beginning April 8th all tennis memberships must be registered online with CommunityPass at https://register.capturepoint.com/RiverEdgeBorough

Anyone who wishes to register before April 8th may do so by  completing the form linked below and mail along with payment to the Recreation Department at: 705 Kinderkamack Road, River Edge, New Jersey 07661

Make checks payable to: River Edge Recreation


Before April 8th: $35/individual  or    $55/family

Beginning April 8th: $38/individual  or    $58/family

Tennis Court Members will receive pass code for use of the courts once membership is processed


 ALL PLAYERS MUST BE RIVER EDGE RESIDENTS. GUESTS MUST ACCOMPANY THE RESIDENT. (If bringing any guests, please be courteous to other members who may be waiting for a court.) For more information call the Recreation Office (201) 599-6295.  A pass code number will be given to registered members for access to the courts.  This pass code will be changed when necessary. Members will be notified of passcode changes via email.  Members are not permitted to give out the passcode.

 Hours of play:  8:00am until Dusk  - Playing tennis prior to 8:00am may result in loss of membership. 
Proper attire must be worn at all times.  Shirts are required attire.
Playing time is limited to one hour.
Players cannot succeed themselves on another court until those waiting have had an opportunity to play.
Ball machines are not allowed on weekends, holidays or evenings (5:00pm to dusk) Ball machines when allowed, are to be used only on the west end court located in the back courts.
Authorized Programs:
River Dell High School Boys Varsity and JV will be practicing and holding home matches on the courts, while their courts are under renovations.  They will be using 5 courts every weekday, Monday thru Friday from 3-6 pm starting March 1st until May 17th. 
Barry Ruback Tennis Clinic Classes are held in the Spring, Summer and Fall.  Spring classes will be held on Saturdays beginning April 6th-June 15th from 2pm-5pm (5 courts.) Summer and Fall classes are held on Wednesdays (six courts) 3:30 to 7:30pm and Thursdays (three courts) 3:30pm to 7:30pm
No chairs or coolers allowed on the courts. 
No children allowed on courts unless playing tennis with an adult.
Please remove all garbage from courts.

Tennis Lessons

Tennis Instructional Clinics are offered Wednesdays and Thursdays in the Spring, Summer, and Fall (5 week sessions)

Registration and Fee Required (in-person registration held in the Recreation Office)

Registration is announced by flyers to the schools

Information & registration forms will also be provided below

Instructor: Barry Ruback 

email: barrys10s@gmail.com

705 Kinderkamack Ave
River Edge,

Monday -Friday 9:30-4:30
Best to Make an Appointment
Director of Recreation and Cultural Affairs
Carolyn Baldanza