Bloomfield Parks & Recreation Facilities

Brookside Park Vassar Field
Clark's Pond South Wright's Field
Felton Field Civic Center
Memorial Park  
Milbank Playground Brookdale Park (Essex County)
Pulaski Park Watsessing Park (Essex County)

NOTE: If you are interested in obtaining a permit to use one of our parks for a special event, you must put the request in writing at least one week prior to the event. The request must have:

  1. Your name, address, email address, and phone numbers
  2. The date you would like
  3. The name of the park
  4. The time you would like to use the park
  5. The reason you want to use it.


In order to play any organized sport at one of our facilities, you must be recognized by the Bloomfield Recreation Department and obtain a permit

 To submit an application for park permit use, Click here...

To see the 2015 Park Permit rates, Click here...

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To request the use of the Civic Center for a Special Event such as a kid's Birthday Party or Baby Shower please Click here...

 To Request the use of the Civic Center for a meeting room, Click here...


Photo Credits:
Ralph Ferrara - Clark's Pond South
Todd Kaplan - Vassar Field
All other photos by Sally Streeter

Brookside Park

Broad Street and Bay Avenue

5.68 Acres, 247,421 Sq. Ft.

Baseball/Softball Diamond, 2 Tot-lots, Picnic Area, Large and small game area and Gazebo

Clark's Pond South

Bottom of Dewey Street off Broughton Ave.

12.34 Acres, 537,530 Sq. Ft.

Lighted Basketball Court, Three (3) lighted Tennis Courts, Tot-lot, Turf Softball Diamond and a 22 space parking lot.   North side consists of passive recreational area, with pond, which is stocked with trout in early spring.

Felton Field

Floyd Avenue between LaFrance Avenue and Watsessing Avenue

3.71 Acres, 161,608 Sq. Ft.

Tot-Lot, Field House, 2 Little League Diamond, Challenger Field, Game Area and a 28 Space Parking Lot.

Memorial Park

John F. Kennedy Drive - between Belleville Avenue and Spring St.

12.50 Acres, 544,500 Sq. Ft.

Three Tennis Courts, 2 Baseball Diamonds, and Football Field, Joseph F. Tiseo Ramp Park, Tot-lot, Field House, 84 Space Parking Lot, Recreation Maintenance Garage. In addition, this facility is used by the Board of Education for Senior High School inter-scholastic athletics.

Milbank Playground

17th Street off Bloomfield Avenue

0.50 Acres, 283,140 Sq. Ft.

Passive mini-green with Tot-lot.

Pulaski Park

Located on Mt. Vernon Terrace, between Chapel and Howard Street

6.50 Acres, 283,140 Sq. Ft.

Lighted Softball Diamond (Hank Barlow Field), 60 Space Parking Lot, One Full Basketball Court, Two Half Court Basketball Court, Four (4) Lighted Tennis Courts, sledding, Tot-lot, large and small game areas, Hand Ball Courts, Field House, Also this facility is used by the High School and Bloomfield College for Softball games and practices.

Vassar Field

Day Street - Behind St. Thomas Church and School

6.20 Acres, 270,072 Sq. Ft.

One Full Basketball Court, Softball Diamond, Little League Diamond, 2 Tee-Ball Diamonds, Field House, Tot-lot, large and small game area and 200+ space Parking Lot courtesy of St Thomas the Apostle Church.

Wright's Field

Located at bottom of Baldwin Place
7.80 Acres, 339,768 Sq. Ft.

Lighted Softball/Baseball/Football/ Soccer/Little League Fields, Tee-Ball Field, Field House, Tot-lot, large and small game area and 32 Space Parking Lot.  Bloomfield College uses Big Wrights for practices and games.                                

Civic Center

84 Broad Street

0.33 Acres

The building houses the Recreation Department Offices, Senior Citizens Organizations, Channel 35, and The Art and Musical Cultural Organization, as well as meeting rooms for numerous Civic Organizations.  75 Space metered Parking Lot.

Essex County Park System
Brookdale Park 121.41 Acres of which 77.41 acres are in Bloomfield or 3,371,980 Sq. Ft.
Watsessing Park 69.67 Acres of which 60 acres are in Bloomfield or 2,613,600 Sq. Ft.


Bloomfield Recreation Department

84 Broad Street
Bloomfield, NJ 07003

Register for Programs: Community Pass
Fax: 973-743-0343
Weather Update: 973-743-7593
Dial-A-Ride & Shuttle: 973-566-7194
Bloomfield Senior Citizens Association: 973-743-3332


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