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Division of Parks and Forestry

Municipal Services Complex
13 - 15 Linden Avenue East
Jersey City, NJ 07305
Tel:  (201) 547-4449
Fax:  (201) 547-5737
 

Sammy Ocasio, Director
 

 

Fall Tree Forms & Park Permits Are Here! 

 

Description
Parks and Forestry is responsible for the maintenance and care of all Jersey City parks, playgrounds and property, including grass cutting and trimming, repair, maintenance and installation of playground equipment, maintenance and care of all ball fields, including buildings, lights, maintenance and care of city pools, landscape work, and overseeing of all contractual work.

Responsible also includes maintenance of all city trees throughout the city of Jersey City, tree trimming, root shaving of tree, stump grinning, tree removals and the planting of trees.

The City of Jersey has a number of different parks and recreation areas for both residents and non-residents to enjoy. Included within these you will find softball/baseball/football/soccer fields. Playgrounds, basketball courts, tennis courts along with volleyball, bocce and fitness track.
 

The Jersey City Parks and Open Space Master Plan 
On May 14, 2008, the Jersey City Municipal Council adopted the Jersey City Parks and Open Space Master Plan. The Plan, which calls for the creation of a new park in each ward for each of the next 10 years, will result in a total of 100 acres of new park space across the city. Read the Parks and Open Space Master Plan here.

Get information on the 2016 Summer Pool Schedules here. 

Berry Lane Park Ribbon Cutting & Family Day Festival 
Official Ribbon Cutting Ceremony: Saturday, June 25, 2016, 11am to 3pm  

Join Mayor Steven Fulop, the Jersey City Municipal Council and the Jersey City Redevelopment Agency in celebrating Jersey City’s latest green space, Berry Lane Park! This celebration is free and open to the public, and includes music, demonstrations, sports clinics, children’s activities, food vendors and more.

Berry Lane Park features two basketball courts, two tennis courts, a baseball field, a soccer field, a playground and passive recreation areas that include 600 new trees and a rain garden.

This project transformed more than 17 acres of property—including former rail yards, junk yards, auto repair shops, industrial facilities, and warehouses—into recreational space for Jersey City residents.

For more information on the park, visit: http://berrylanepark.org/


 

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