Recreation Department

Borough Policies
Heat Policy
Should the relevant office of the National Weather Service issue a Heat Advisory, all athletic fields will be closed from noon until 5:30 p.m., automatically rendering any and all use during that timeframe as unauthorized by the Borough.​​

For More Information
For a fast response to any question not answered here, please email the director.

Please call 973-294-0896 to make sure the Director is onsite at Hartley Dodge Memorial before stopping in. You may also arrange an appointment via email.

Lost & Found
For lost and found items, please visit the Madison Athletic Foundation website to file a report.

About the Department

The Madison Recreation Department provides a variety of activities, special events, and athletics for a wide-range of ages. The Borough of Madison Parks Department maintains all of the many Borough parks, playgrounds, and athletic fields. Borough facilities include little league baseball and softball fields, nature trails, picnic areas, and playgrounds.

Lighted facilities include Dodge Field, which has a baseball/football field and 2 basketball courts. Memorial Park has a soccer field and a separate area for outdoor ice skating in the winter and practice area for soccer and football in the fall and for soccer and lacrosse in the spring.

This website contains links that will provide you with information about the many recreational opportunities that exist in the Borough of Madison. For detailed information on any of the programs or facilities, please contact Recreation Director Zach Ellis by email.

Advertisement of Programs

Information regarding these programs is also distributed to the schools and publicized in the local papers - The Madison Eagle and The Independent press.