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Parks and Recreation

With immense interest in the health and safety of our guests, staff and community, the County of Passaic is taking precautions to help stop the spread of the Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19).

  • All playgrounds, exercise equipment, basketball courts, and historic sites, in the Passaic County Park System, will remain closed. 
  • All bathrooms will be re-open effective 6/13/2020.
  • We will resume some of our County sponsored events.  Please look for a schedule of events to come soon.
  • We are accepting applications for certain events and activities involving no more than 100 people.  Events and activities must meet the criteria set forth by the Governor.
  • Preakness Valley Golf Course is open and operating under revised procedures.
  • Visitors must practice social distancing at all times.
  • Face coverings/masks must be worn at all times.
  • Avoid large gatherings of more than 100 people.

Parks and Recreation oversees more than 16,000 acres of preserved open space and recreational facilities located throughout Passaic County. For more information regarding the county park system please visit our County Parks and our Preakness Valley Golf Course web pages.

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Parks and Recreation Event Survey
The Parks and Recreation staff is looking to increase and improve the amount and types of programs we offer to our guests. Before we start doing that  - we want to know what programs you would be most interested in. 

Please check the box next to the events you would be most interested in and then write in anything that you would like to see specifically. 

                Musical Performances    Health/Fitness/Athletics 
    History/Educational   Games/Trivia
    Arts/Crafts    Outdoor/Nature
    Food/Nutrition    How-To/Self-Improvement 
Please write any other specific event ideas that you would like to see.