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Following is a list of Oradell parks and recreation facilities. Please note: Any group of 20 or more is required to obtain a permit to use any Borough park or recreation facility. For details and a permit application, contact Patrick Crann, Recreation Director, at 201-261-8200, ext. 243, or pcrann@oradell.org

Public Parks

Doug Parcells Athletic Complex & Playground (DPAC)
900 E. Ridgewood Avenue
Oradell, New Jersey 07649

Description: Located next to the Oradell Swim Club, this facility comprises the Elizabeth Hagler Children's playground, a field house, a multi-purpose athletic field, and woodlands. The athletic field has synthetic turf that can accommodate baseball, softball, soccer, football, and lacrosse. Paths through the woods take residents to pedestrian entrances. Sponsorship opportunities are available to advertise at this facility. E-mail Councilman Michael Staff for more information.

Grant Field & Playground
356 Ronald Court
Oradell, New Jersey 07649

Description: Located on Grant Avenue, just north of New Milford, this park contains two baseball diamonds, a basketball court, and a children's playground. Among other programs, it is the home field for Oradell Little League's t-ball program.

Hoffman Field & Playground
Kinderkamack Road and Waite Place
Oradell, New Jersey 07649

Description: Hoffman Park, also known as Rossi Memorial Park, is located just off Kinderkamack Road, at Waite Place. It includes a memorial to Major Marie Rossi, an Oradell resident who died serving in the Persian Gulf War. Recreational facilities include a lighted basketball court, a children's playground, and a baseball field.

Memorial Field & Playground / C.W. Coach Muehleck Little League Field
Prospect Avenue, between Park Avenue and Oradell Avenue
Oradell, New Jersey 07649

Description: Located across the street from Oradell Public School, the centerpiece of Memorial Field is a playground and field house built by the Oradell Kids Foundation. The playground is flanked by soccer fields, lighted tennis courts, a lighted tennis practice / handball wall, lighted basketball courts, the C.W. Coach Muehleck Little League field, two lighted ice skating ponds, wooded groves, and a stone memorial commemorating military personnel from Oradell. Memorial Field tennis courts are open from March 15th to November 15th.  Click here for a tennis badge application.

Schirra Park
Kinderkamack Road, between Veldran Avenue and Oradell Avenue
Oradell, New Jersey 07649

Description: This small park in the center of Oradell was created in the 1960s to honor Astronaut Walter M. Schirra, Jr. It includes a gazebo, benches, Oradell’s public bulletin board, a flag pole, and a plaque commemorating Schirra as the only astronaut to fly in three U.S. space missions. Schirra Park hosts various civic events and ceremonies throughout the year.


Miscellaneous Public Recreational Facilities

Memorial Field Ice Skating Ponds
Oradell Avenue, adjacent to Memorial Field / between Prospect Avenue and Bellis Parkway
Oradell, New Jersey 07649

Description: Oradell's ice skating ponds are located behind the C.W. Coach Muehleck Little League field, just off Oradell Avenue. Open as conditions permit, safe skating days are designated by a “YES” sign at the entrance to the ponds. For daily updates, call 201-261-4231. When permitted, skating pond hours are weekdays from 3:30 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. and weekends from 12:00 p.m to 9:00 p.m.

Van Buskirk Island County Park
Elm Street
Oradell, New Jersey 07649

Description: Van Buskirk Island is a man-made island that was created when the Hackensack River was dammed in the 19th century. It is home to many different bird species. The now defunct Hackensack Water Works treatment plant is located on the island. These buildings are listed on both the state and the national Registers of Historic Sites for National Importance.

Oradell Reservoir / Haworth Reservoir Pathway
200 Lake Shore Drive
Haworth, New Jersey 07641

Description: Follow Grant Avenue north to the United Water Services facility on Lake Shore Drive to access a world of outdoor enjoyment. Here residents can access five-miles of trails, winding through 90 acres of land adjacent to the Oradell Reservoir. Through United Water's Watershed Recreation program, United Water customers can also enjoy the wooded lands surrounding the Oradell Reservoir for fishing or bird watching from April 1st through November 30th. Click here for information about acquiring a watershed recreation permit.


Private / Members-only Facilities

Oradell Swim Club
E. Ridgewood Avenue
Oradell, New Jersey 07649

Description: The Oradell Swim Club is a private club available to residents of all towns. Open from Memorial Day weekend through Labor Day weekend, the club boasts four pools, a picnic area, and changing facilities. Members can also take advantage of swim lessons, lap swimming, games, and other social events. For membership information, click here .

Hackensack Golf Club
880 Soldier Hill Road
Oradell, New Jersey 07649

Description: This private golf club features an 18-hole golf course designed by Charles Banks. Members also enjoy access to a tennis court, swimming pool, and clubhouse dining. Visit http://www.hgc.org for more information.