Recreation

Playground-Decontamination

Hazlet Township parks receive daily sanitizing treatment by the Dept. of Public Works during the COVID-19 outbreak. Photo taken 7:52 am, Aug. 31, 2020 in Veterans Park, Hazlet.

Visit Our Parks

Within Hazlet Township’s 5.7 square miles are various parks to explore. There are 8 children’s playgrounds, a dog park, trails and a rare natural area shared with Union Beach known as Natco Park. These parks are open to the public. Our parks are maintained by the Dept. of Public Works. Find a park near you.

  • Playgrounds are open, located throughout town. They are sanitized in the early mornings by the DPW staff, 7 days a week. 
  • Tennis courts are open. Locations open to the public include Beers Street and Leocadia Court. 
  • The Skate Park, Hockey Rink and Bocce courts are located next to Town Hall
  • Veterans Park offers restful vistas, park benches, a gazebo, picnic tables, and horseshoe pits. Through the woods you will find a volleyball net and baseball diamond. The Veterans Memorial is next to the Cullen Center.
  • Natco Park trails provide a way to explore the natural environment, with many opportunities for birding and photography. Find entrances 299 Middle Road, the parking lot of Raritan High School or behind The Gramercy at Lakeside Manor on Route 36. Learn more.
  • Hazlet Swim & Tennis Club is open to members. Learn more.
  • The Henry Hudson Trail for biking and pedestrian use travels through Hazlet. Learn more on the county parks website.

Health Precautions During COVID-19
Please practice social distancing (6 feet). Wash hands frequently. Face masks are recommended. Refer to the latest guidance in New Jersey's multi-stage reopening plan on NJ.gov.

Hazlet recreation programs and events are suspended until further notice, due to the pandemic.