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Freeholder Chairperson:
Charles E. Tomaro
Department Head:
Ralph G. Albanir


The Middlesex County Department of Parks and Recreation provides recreational and cultural activities for the general public throughout the year. Extensive facilities for summer sports, winter sports, theater and concert programs offer opportunities for enjoyment to County residents. The park system consists of 18 county parks encompassing 6,631 acres. Thirteen of these parks contain active recreational facilities and five others are conservation areas or are being held for future recreational development. The County is in the process of acquiring 7,000 acres of open space through the Open Space Trust Fund, and an active farmland preservation program has preserved 2,500 acres. The Middlesex County Improvement Authority operates three golfing facilities: The 36 hole Tamarack Golf Course in East Brunswick, the Meadows at Middlesex in Plainsboro, and the Raritan Landing Golf Course in Piscataway.

Middlesex Greenway

Merrill Park


June 26, 2014 -- Teams are being sought for the Middlesex County Parks and Recreation Office’s Fall Slow-Pitch Softball Leagues. Come out and play ball with other County residents, make new friends, and rediscover your love of the game! All leagues will begin play in late August 2014.

There are five separate leagues to join:
SUNDAY MORNING LADIES LEAGUE (Mix of doubleheaders and single games)
MONDAY MEN'S LEAGUE (All doubleheaders)
TUESDAY MEN'S LEAGUE (All doubleheaders)
WEDNESDAY CO-ED LEAGUE (Mix of doubleheaders and single games)
THURSDAY CO-ED LEAGUE (Mix of doubleheaders and single games)

The two field locations are Thomas Edison Park in Edison and Warren Park in Woodbridge. Some games may also be played at South Amboy’s Raritan Bay Waterfront Park.

Please be aware of all league fees, as well as the $100 forfeit deposit (which is refundable).

Sunday Ladies League: $175 plus $100 refundable forfeit deposit: $275 total.
All Other Leagues: $325 plus $100 refundable forfeit deposit: $425 total.

Umpire fees are $22 per team per game, and are payable in cash at the field.

Teams will be accepted on a first come, first served basis. All league fees and applications are due at the time of registration. Teams will not be accepted without payment and application.

The deadline to enter all teams is Friday, Aug. 1. Final team rosters are due no later than Sept. 19, 2014.

All team information (schedules, rules, bulletins, updated scores and standings, etc) is available online at: ss.sportspilot.com/middlesexcountyparks.

If you have any questions on signing up, forming a team, or any of the above information, contact Erin Carroll at 732-745-4222 or erin.carroll@co,middlesex.nj.us