Recreation & Parks

Business Office Hours:


Monday through Friday (excluding holidays)
8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

2024 Summer Employment:

The Fair Lawn Recreation & Parks Department is accepting Summer employment applications for all available positions - Memorial Pool Lifeguard, Gate Keepers, Pool Maintenance, Summer Camp Counselor. Complete the Borough of Fair Lawn Employment Application and return it to the Fair Lawn Recreation & Parks Department, 2nd Floor of Fair Lawn Community Center, 10-10 20th Street, Monday - Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Application can also be emailed to recreation@fairlawn.org.

For additional information on Lifeguard Certification, please contact the Fair Lawn Recreation & Parks Department.  

Fair Lawn Community Center:

The Fair Lawn Community Center is open to Fair Lawn residents ONLY. NO GUESTS ALLOWED. Residents will be allowed to utilize the gymnasium (basketball court), fitness room, walking track and arcade. Proper identification will be required. Fair Lawn children not in 8th grade or above must be accompanied by a parent to utilize the Gymnasium and Arcade. Hours at the Fair Lawn Community Center: 

Monday through Friday - 7:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m.
Saturday and Sunday - 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Open Gym Hours (Basketball):

Monday, May 20 - 7:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. (Half Gym 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.)

Tuesday, May 21 - 7:00 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. (Pickleball & FLAS Basketball 2:30 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.) 

Wednesday, May 22 - 7:00 a.m. to 4:15 p.m. (Half Gym 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.) (FLAS Basketball 4:30 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.

Thursday, May 23 - 7:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. (Half Gym 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.)

Friday, May 24 - 7:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m. 

Saturday, May 25 - 9:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m. 

Sunday, May 26 - 12:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Monday, May 27 - Community Center CLOSED (Memorial Day)

Message from the Superintendent of Recreation & Parks

Our Fair Lawn Recreation and Parks Department staff is committed to providing top notch cultural, leisure and recreational/sports activities to all the residents of Fair Lawn.  Various parks and recreational facilities in the Borough have been updated which includes a new Basketball and Volleyball Complex with modular flooring and Dog Park in Memorial Park, new children's playgrounds at Cresthill Park, the Dobrow Sports Complex and Beaverdam Park and new turf on Vander Plaat Field. Upcoming projects include an 8-court Pickleball Complex at Warren Point Annex and new basketball courts at Brookdale Park, Berdan Grove Park and Beaverdam Park. We are continually striving to improve all our Borough of Fair Lawn recreational facilities for all our residents to enjoy.

Thank you to all our full-time and part-time staff members, borough volunteers and coaches of all our sports programs, the various civic and business organizations that continue to assist and sponsor our programs, the Board of Education and many other individuals and groups that make Fair Lawn such an wonderful place to reside. 

Program Announcements and Notice Locations:

The Fair Lawn Recreation & Parks Department publicizes all programs and registrations through the following media:

  • Flyers: Distributed through schools via Peachjar
  • Newspaper: The Community News (Wednesdays)
  • Internet: On the Official Web Page of Fair Lawn
  • Television: Fair Lawn TV - Channel 77 on Cablevision or Channel 37 on FiOS

Quick Links:

Fair Lawn All-Sports Association

Fair Lawn Football Association

Fair Lawn Access for All Committee

Fair Lawn Community Center Arts and Culture

Borough of Fair Lawn Community Pass