Bloomfield Parks, Recreation & Cultural Affairs Department
We are excited to announce our brand new online series of FREE virtual programming. Our “Home REC’ers” series allows our residents to participate in a wide variety of classes for kids, adults and the whole family! Starting Friday, May 22nd we are offering free classes including: Zumba Gold, Zumba Kids, Adult Zumba, Cabin Fever Fitness, Children’s Art, Yoga, Dance, Family Yoga, Pilates and Kids Yoga.
Bloomfield Municipal Park System Update
The Bloomfield Parks, Recreation & Cultural Affairs Department announces that our municipal park system will remain open for passive recreation only. Park visitors should continue to wear face coverings and practice social distancing while visiting our parks.
All active recreation areas will remain closed until further notice. These areas include tot-lot playgrounds, baseball fields, softball fields, soccer fields, football fields, basketball courts, tennis courts and our skate park.
The Bloomfield Parks, Recreation & Cultural Affairs department realizes that our park’s open spaces provide and outlet for our residents to enjoy the outdoors, get some fresh air and exercise. We are working hand in hand with the Mayor & Council and government officials to design policies and protocols for a safe and full reopening of our park system when the time is appropriate.
We would like to thank all of our residents who have been practicing social distancing when utilizing our parks and appreciate all who have complied with the closure of our active recreational areas. By doing your part we have seen positive progress in the fight against COVID 19.
Thank you and be well!
Commuter Shuttle Bus Service will be suspended until further notice starting Wednesday, March 18th.
Senior Citizen Bus
Download Schedule (PDF) (updated 6/1/20)
On Mondays through Thursday there will be a pick up at Felicity Towers at 8:30AM and Kinder Towers at 9:30. The senior bus destination will be Brookdale Shoprite.
ON FRIDAY’S ONLY - There will be a pick up at Felicity Towers at 8:30AM going to Jack’s Super Foodtown and Stop & Shop. At 9:30AM there will be a pickup at Kinder Towers going to Stop & Shop.
Return trips will depart from supermarket at 10:00AM for Felicity and 11:15AM for Kinder Towers.
There will be NO AFTERNOON SERVICE until further notice.
Dial A Ride
We have cancelled all non-essential appointments. We are still taking seniors daily for dialysis, chemotherapy, heart doctors and medications.
To schedule a ride please call 973-566-7194 or call 973-513-7598
** ALL RIDERS MUST WEAR A FACE COVERING. Anyone without a face covering will be declined a ride**
**For the safety of our riders and drivers we have implemented a stringent cleaning process for all transportation vehicles.**
The Bloomfield Parks, Recreation & Cultural Affairs Department is to provide its community with diverse, year round youth, adult, senior and family orientated programs utilizing their extraordinary parks and recreation facilities. These affordable activities are to be well-supervised, age appropriate and conducted at convenient times and locations all while enhancing physical, social and cultural growth of all residents.