The Jackson Township offers several parks for athletic activities and recreation. It has 5 athletic fields, several playgrounds, and quiet areas for hiking, riding and biking. Except for Patriot's Park at Bowman Road which is an Ocean County Parks and Recreation facility, all these parks are maintained by the Township's Recreation Department.
Parks open at regular hours except when there are programs being held by the Township's Recreation Department.
For more information, please contact Park, Playground and Athletic Field Maintenance at (732) 928-1200.
Athletic Fields (open 6 am - 9 pm)
John F. Johnson, Jr. Memorial Park
Cooks Bridge Road and Manhattan Street
soccer, baseball, tennis, fitness trail, picnic area with grills, playground
soccer, softball, basketball, playground
New Prospect Road
baseball, basketball, sand volleyball
Woodlane and Forest Drives
Jackson Township Justice Complex
West Veteran's Highway
soccer, baseball, playground (The Jackson Jungle)
Neighborhood Parks (open 9 am - 6 pm; 9 am - 8 pm Memorial Day through Labor Day)
Flair Ridge Park
softball, basketball, playground
Other Parks for Recreation (open 6 am - 9 pm)
Gil Putnam Memorial Park
West Veterans Highway (Route 528)
basketball, playground, picnic
Lake Enno Recreation Facility
fishing, boating, nature trail, picnic area with grills
Thanks to the the Jackson Recreation Department and the Jackson Zoning Department for their help in compiling this information.