DEPARTMENTS > PARKS & RECREATION

Parks & Recreation Active Park Properties

Manalapan Township maintains many parks and recreation facilities throughout the Township, but the Manalapan Recreation Center (M.R.C.) provides the widest variety of facilities, with many lighted for night usage. Located on Route 522, across from the Municipal Building, the M.RC. is open 8:00 a.m. till 10:00 p.m. Sunday through Friday and 8:00 a.m. till 9:00 p.m. on Saturdays. Beginning October 1, the MRC hours will close at dusk, but will open Thursday and Sunday evenings from 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. through March 31. Facilities in the M.R.C. can be reserved. Picnic facilities are available immediately adjacent to the Kuschick Pavilion.

  • The M.R.C. is a non-smoking facility.
  • The M.R.C. is closed during inclement weather.
  • The M.R.C. shall close at dusk on Mischief Night (October 30th) and Halloween (October 31st)

Park Map

PARK / LOCATION ACRES FACILITIES
Locust Grove
Holiday Road
2.4 acres Basketball court, playground
Holiday Park
Blenheim Road
11.2 acres Playground, softball field
Manor Drive 3.8 acres Playground
Thompson Grove
Thompson Grove Road
65.0 acres Open area, walking trails, bird sanctuary, lake, DOGS PERMITTED ON LEASH
Pinewood Drive 1.9 acres Swingset
Village Green
Route 522
5.1 acres Gazebo, open field
Pension Hill
Pension Road
1.0 acres Basketball court
MANALAPAN RECREATION CENTER
Route 522
93.5 acres 2 handball courts, 3 softball/baseball fields, fitness trail, 6 football/soccer fields, 2 street hockey courts, 2 tot lots, 6 basketball courts, 6 tennis courts, 2 bocce courts, 2 sand volleyball courts, a 9 hole disc golf course, concession stand, 2 picnic areas, 2 maintenance buildings, shelter building, headquarters building
MRC Dreyer Tract & Expansion
Route 522
68.5 acres 6 softball/baseball fields, 2 football fields, 3 soccer fields, 1 tot lot, snack bar/shelter building.
Bucks Head
Doe Drive
2.5 acres Basketball court, playground, open field
Knolls Playground
Lamb Lane
5.5 acres Basketball court, open field
Short Oaks 0.5 acres Open field
Balmar
Apache Drive
6.1 acres Tennis court, tot lot, open field
Forest Hills 2.0 acres Open field
New Beginnings
New Beginnings Crossing
Playground