Recreation in Millburn-Short Hills

Millburn-Short Hills offers exceptional recreational facilities and programs, including well-maintained parks and playing fields. The 16-acre Taylor Park, features lush rose gardens, a walking path, a pond, picnic tables, tennis and basketball courts, an athletic field, a playground and the Bauer Community Center. During the summer months, residents and visitors take pleasure in the Taylor Park Summer Concert Series, featuring live music for the entire family and during the holidays enjoy the Annual Winter Walk décor & lights.

The Millburn Township Community Pool, at Gero Park in Short Hills, features a water slide, a wading pool for small children, a bathhouse, changing rooms, a snack bar, a gazebo, shade trees and umbrellas. The pool offers swim lessons and is home to a swim team. The Par 3 golf course and tennis courts are adjacent to the pool. Resident permits are required for tennis, pool and golf course access.

The Millburn Recreation Department offers an extensive list of programs geared toward youth, adults and senior citizens. Youth activities are seasonal, including soccer, football, hockey, basketball, wrestling, softball, skiing, cross country and track, field hockey, summer playground camps and swimming. In addition, Millburn-Short Hills is home to numerous playing fields (including Gero Park, Old Short Hills Park, Taylor Park and Hobart Avenue Park), allowing for a wide array of sports programs.

Adults may register for programs that range from basketball to golf and tennis. Senior citizens may participate in fitness programs, social clubs, shuffleboard, golf and seasonal trips.

In addition to township facilities, private pools and racquet/golf clubs are available at The Short Hills Club, The Racquets Club and the Canoe Brook Country Club.