Welcome to the Borough of Hawthorne
Search Our Site
Quick Links


Swimming Pool

Tennis Courts

Lightning Detection & Warning System

Board of Education

Passaic County Parks




Hawthorne's Board of Recreation programs operate at facilities owned by Hawthorne Borough, the Hawthorne Board of Education and Passaic County.  Below are the locations of the most commonly-used facilities, and the activities they are used for: 

Smoking is prohibited at all Borough and School-owned facilities. 


            Wagaraw Field
            Wagaraw Road at Ryerson Way
            Baseball, softball, soccer & playground 

            Franklin Field
            Franklin Avenue terminus
            Football & Junior Development baseball 

            Little Franklin Field
            Corner of Wagaraw Road & May Street          
            Baseball, softball, soccer and cheerleading 

            Tennis Courts
            Wagaraw Road near May Street
            Tennis court rules  

            Hawthorne Municipal Pool 
            Corner of Wagaraw Road and May Street 

            Veterans' Field 
            Thomas Road South (behind Kohler)
            Soccer & River Walk          

            Eight-acre Woods 
            Maitland Avenue terminus
            Nature preserve and bird-watching stands


            Roller Hockey Rink
            Rear of Hawthorne High School
            Corner of Warburton Avenue & Parmelee Avenue 

            Rea Avenue Field
            Corner of Rea Avenue and Goffle Road
            Softball and soccer 

            Washington School Field
            Corner of Mohawk Avenue & North 17th Street
            Softball and soccer


Diamond Bridge Field 
            Goffle Brook Park
            Diamond Bridge Avenue near Goffle Road
            Baseball, softball & soccer 

Requests for use of Borough fields must be made in writing to the Board of Recreation including all relevant information, including a roster for any team proposed to use the field.  Approval must be granted at a  Board of Recreation meeting before the proposed event, and so the request must be received prior to a scheduled meeting.  Approval will be granted with the condition that a certificate of insurance is provided to the Borough. Use is for Borough residents only.  Contact the Board Secretary/Director at (973) 427-5555 ext 309 for more information.   

Contact the Passaic County Parks Department at (973) 881-4832 for use of Goffle Brook Park or the Diamond Bridge fields