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Recreation & Parks Business Office Hours:

Monday through Friday (excluding holidays)
8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. 

Fair Lawn Community Center:

The Fair Lawn Community Center is open to Fair Lawn residents ONLY. NO GUESTS ALLOWED. Residents will be allowed to utilize the gymnasium (basketball court), fitness room, walking track and arcade. Proper identification will be required. Fair Lawn children not in 8th grade or above must be accompanied by a parent to utilize the Gymasium and Arcade. Hours at the Fair Lawn Community Center: 

Monday through Friday - 7:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m.
Saturday and Sunday - 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

IMPORTANT UPDATE: As of Tuesday, March 1, 2022 face coverings in the Fair Lawn Community Center are RECOMMENDED, not mandatory regardless of vaccination status.​

Open Gym Hours (Basketball):

Monday, November 27 - 7:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. (Half Gym 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.) (FLAS Basketball 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.)

Tuesday, November 28 - 7:00 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. (Half Gym 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.) (Pickleball & FLAS Basketball 2:30 p.m. to 9:45 p.m.)

Wednesday, November 29 - 7:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. (Half Gym 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.) (FLAS Basketball 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.) 

Thursday, November 30 - 7:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. (Half Gym 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.) (FLAS Basketball 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.)

Friday, December 1 - 7:00 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. (Youth Center 7:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m.) 

Saturday, December 2 - 12:00 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. (FLHS Basketball 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.) (Youth Center 7:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m.) 

Sunday, December 3 - 12:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.

*** Open Gym hours subject to change anytime for Recreation programs and events.

The Recreation and Parks Department Business Office is open to residents. Questions? Please contact the Recreation and Parks Department at (201) 796-6746.

The Fair Lawn Recreation Department is responsible for all fitness, sports and game room activities at the facility.

Message from the Superintendent of Recreation and Parks:

Our Fair Lawn Recreation and Parks Department staff is committed to providing top notch cultural, leisure and recreational/sports activities to all the residents of Fair Lawn.  Various parks and recreational facilities in the Borough have been updated which includes a new Basketball and Volleyball Complex with modular flooring and Dog Park in Memorial Park, new children's playgrounds at Cresthill Park, the Dobrow Sports Complex and Beaverdam Park and new turf on Vander Plaat Field. Upcoming projects include an 8-court Pickleball Complex at Warren Point Annex and new basketball courts at Brookdale Park, Berdan Grove Park and Beaverdam Park. We are continually striving to improve all our Borough of Fair Lawn recreational facilities for all our residents to enjoy.

Thank you to all our full-time and part-time staff members, borough volunteers and coaches of all our sports programs, the various civic and business organizations that continue to assist and sponsor our programs, the Board of Education and many other individuals and groups that make Fair Lawn such an wonderful place to reside. 

Program Announcements and Notice Locations:

The Fair Lawn Recreation & Parks Department publicizes all programs and registrations through the following media:

  • Flyers: Distributed through schools via Peachjar
  • Newspaper: The Community News (Wednesdays)
  • Internet: On the Official Web Page of Fair Lawn -
  • Television: Fair Lawn TV - Channel 77 on Cablevision or Channel 37 on FiOS