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Passaic County Park System

Welcome to the Passaic County Parks Page. The Passaic County Board of Chosen Freeholders 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.

Special Summer Events


yoga 2018
Yoga for Everyone

You don't need a gym membership to get fit and exercise. Passaic County is making an effort to make our citizens healthier and happier by sponsoring free yoga classes at our park system.
 
All classes are designed for every level, and you can come to any class at any time. For details on the dates and times of classes, please refer to the flyers.

For more info, you can call 973-881-4833. 

Archery 2018Come Try Archery

Archery is one of the world's oldest sports, and you can enjoy free classes hosted by the Passaic County Board of Chosen Freeholders and Rutgers 4-H Cooperative Extension of Passaic County. 

From 2 to 4 p.m. on June 2, June 16, July 7, and July 21, people of all ages are welcome to take free archery classes at the Great Meadow in Garret Mountain Reservation, located at 8 Mountain Ave in Woodland Park. All instructors are seasoned professionals that teach the sport of archery in a safe and family-friendly environment. For more information, contact Jan at 973-881-4833.  


dog training 2018 Free Dog Training

Does your family have a new dog or puppy that needs to get trained? You do not have to spend a fortune training Fido. 

Come to Passaic County's free dog training sessions in Goffle Brook Park in Hawthorne. Classes are held every Monday and Thursday from 6 to 8 p.m. through June, July, and August. 

For more info, or to see if weather canceled the event, call 973-881-4833. 


fitness 2018

Free Fitness Training

You don't need a gym membership to get fit and exercise. Goffle Brook Park features an outdoor fitness circuit available to anyone. Get classes from trained professionals on how to use our equipment, and use those lessons all year round. All classes are designed for every level, and you can come to any class at any time. For details on the dates and times of classes, please refer to the flyers.

For more info, you can call 973-881-4833. 


Parks Appreciation Day (1)Parks Appreciation Day

Parks Appreciation Day is an annual event designed to encourage people to get outside and enjoy local open space. Parks Appreciation Day will be on Saturday, July 28th from 11am-4pm at Garret Mountain Reservation, located at 8 Mountain Ave in Woodland Park. Free and family-friendly fun for everyone with live entertainment, food trucks, and a beer garden. 

For more information, you can call 973-881-4833 or email JanN@passaiccountynj.org.