Garden Club Grant

Recreation Board Members              

  • Stephanie Hellpap

  • Loriann Manning

  • Gene Ligon

  • Angelica Meneses

  • Leroy Montgomery

  • Talmadge Portee

  • Darryl Smith

The Hackensack Recreation Department provides a range of programs for a variety of interests. Throughout the year special events are scheduled including magic shows, parties, and other recreational activities. The Recreation Department prepares a flyer for each season, which includes the fees and times of the programs. For the latest available information on programs, call the Recreation Department (201-646-8042) from 9am to 6pm.

Registration for all programs takes place at the Recreation Department office. Space in some programs is limited and offered on a first-come, first-served basis. Late registrations are not accepted. Registration for most programs is accepted through the mail.

Park Permits

To reserve a park or baseball/softball diamond, call the Recreation Department. Permits are issued on an available basis for a fee. Permits are issued to City residents and to businesses that are based in Hackensack. It is recommended that a request for a permit be made at least two weeks in advance of anticipated use. Selected fields in Foschini Park are not available until the end of June.

Parks and Locations

Pulaski Park 
439 Washington Avenue, Hackensack, NJ

The Green 
40 Main Street, Hackensack, NJ

Columbus Park 
71 West Franklin Street, Hackensack, NJ

Foschinin Park 
55 Camden Street, Hackensack, NJ

Second Ward Park (Polifly Park) 
59 Polifly Avenue, Hackensack, NJ                       

Anderson Street Park 
47 Anderson Street, Hackensack, NJ                       

Mary Street Park 
295 Mary Street, Hackensack, NJ

Union Street Park 
97 Union Street, Hackensack NJ

Rowland Ave Park 
90 Rowland Avenue, Hackensack, NJ

Johnson Park 
490 River Street, Hackensack, NJ

The Esplanade Park 
320 The Esplanade, Hackensack, NJ

Baldwin Park 
85 Grand Avenue, Hackensack, NJ

Carver Park 
294 Second Street, Hackensack NJ

Staib Park 
177 Coles Avenue, Hackensack, NJ

Firefighters Memorial Park (Fairmount Park)
660 Main Street, Hackensack, NJ



Special Events and Programs

The following events and programs are offered throughout the year by the Recreational Department. For dates, times, and fees, call the Recreation Department.

Special Events:

March/April: Egg Hunt at Staib Park
July: Fireworks at Foschini Park
October: Children's Halloween Party
December: Childrens Holiday Party; Tree Lighting

Upcoming Recreation Programs are as follows:

General Programs  Times/Dates/Cost will vary. This information will provided info when it becomes available.


Contact Information

Recreation Department 

Steve Savage
Acting Superintendent 

Phone: (201) 646-8042

Office Hours: 8:00am to 5:00pm Monday - Friday