Recreation Facilities

Facility Use Application- This application must be completed and returned to the Superintendent of Recreation. A valid Certificate of Insurance MUST be attached to the application at the time it is submitted or it will not be considered. Applications can be mailed to 1001 River Avenue, Point Pleasant NJ 08742 or delivered in person. NO FAXES will be accepted.

Several facilities are available for the enjoyment of the Public. Playgrounds, Ball fields and Picnic areas are listed below;

Recreation Center- offers a Large Playground in addition to several smaller pieces of play equipment. Basketball Courts are available outside as well as inside. The inside court is mostly used to run the many programs offered here. Outside Tennis Courts are also located at this facility. A picnic area is available, as are Restrooms.

Riverfront Park- Located at the foot of the Manasquan River where the Point Pleasant Hospital once stood. This facility offers a Pavilion with tables and charcoal grills, a large Playground, walking pier, bocce court and an open area for everyone's enjoyment. Attached to the Maxson Avenue Municipal Beach, this facility has a beach area that can be used for fishing or crabbing, however NO SWIMMING is permitted. There will be no Lifeguards available at this facility.

**Click here for specific rules about applying for a permit to use Riverfront Park.

 

Community Park - Community Park- Located in the center of Town on Bridge Avenue opened to the public in the Spring of 2004. The facility has two Softball fields and a full length Soccer field. There is a Playground, concession stand and bathrooms that are open daily during times of the year that there is no threat of frost. The walking path around the perimeter of the Park is 1/3 of a mile and there is also a nature trail in the wooded area of the facility. Movie nights and special events are run at this site during the Spring, Summer and Fall.

McKennan Lake Field - Two  Ball fields that mostly host the local Soccer and Little League Organizations. Located on Route #88 and Maplewood Avenue.

Skate Park-located  at the North corner of McKennan Lake Field on Route # 88. Facility includes skateboard ramps for use by Skateboards and inline skates only. No Bikes are permitted.  Hours of operation and rules are posted at the site.

Heritage Park - located on Howe Street, at the Base of the Loveland Town Bridge. This facility offers outdoor Basketball, picnic area and playground.

Maxson Avenue Beach - a municipal Beach on the Manasquan River. Located next to the Hospital at the end of Maxson Avenue. Offers a Beach, playground including Handicapped facilities, a Fishing Pier and a Handicapped accessible Walkway. Shade available on the walkway to view the River. Restrooms available when the Lifeguards are on duty. Admission is required during the Beach Season.

River Avenue Beach - located one block West of Maxson Avenue, also on the Manasquan River. Offers a Beach, playground and Picnic area. Restrooms available when the Lifeguards are on duty. Admission required during the Beach season. Large Swimming area available, large parking area.


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