Facilities

Chatham Fields

PLEASE NOTE: When any field closed signs are posted, that field is closed.
Please do not use the field when those signs are posted.

Artificial Turf Fields – Lum and Shunpike Field

As a joint venture of the Borough of Chatham, the Township of Chatham and the Chatham Athletic Foundation, its critical we protect these investments for our community to enjoy. Having these artificial turf fields available for our programs, especially with the wet weather, has allowed us to continue our weekly sessions as scheduled.

  • The Coaches/Trainers have asked that we please relay to families these items below as
  • they organize sessions.Families are requested to please watch their child’s session from the adjacent grassed areas
  • or behind the fence.
  • Animals are not permitted on the artificial turf fields.
  • Spectators, if they attend and want to play catch, etc. with their families, are requested to play off the field and not on the turf.

Artificial Turf Guide:

  • Please no food on the turf.
  • Please no drinks other then water.
  • No gum or candy – this has been a huge issue sticking in the turf.
  • No sunflower seeds as they clog the underground drains for the field.
  • Please throw away water bottles and trash into the receptacles.
  • No smoking or chewing tobacco.
  • No staking of any items into the turf.
  • Chairs, canopies, umbrellas are to only be placed on the natural grass sections.
  • No metal/plastic cleats.
  • No pets.
  • Please no riding, etc. of bikes, skateboards, carriages, or any other wheeled items on the field.
  • Please no throwing/shooting of balls into the baseball backstops or fencing.
  • If shooting lacrosse balls, please use the lax nets that were placed on the far side of the field at Lum.
  • If a game or practice is being held on all or part of the field, spectators/families are asked to please remain behind the fence and off the turf playing/practice area.
  • When an organized activity is using the field, that space is dedicated to that activity. Others are requested to please wait behind the fence until the activity is completed before taking the field.
  • When the portable light units are at the field, please refrain from moving the light units in any way. They have been adjusted for that field.

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Chatham Borough Municipal Building

54 Fairmount Avenue – Click HERE to view Google Map

Chatham Township Municipal Building & Gym

58 Meyersville Road – Click HERE to view Google Map

Cougar Field

314 Shunpike Road – Click HERE to view Google Map

Esternay Field

700 block of Fairmount Avenue – Click HERE to view Google Map

Garden Park

480 Main Street – Click HERE to view Google Map

Haas Fields

480 Main Street – Click HERE to view Google Map

High School Fields & Gym

255 Lafayette Avenue – Click HERE to view Google Map

Lafayette School Fields & Gym

221 Lafayette Avenue – Click HERE to view Google Map

Lum Avenue Fields

21 Lum Avenue – Click HERE to view Google Map

Memorial Park

North Passaic Avenue behind library – Click HERE to view Google Map

Middle School Fields & Gym

480 Main Street – Click HERE to view Google Map

Milton Avenue School Fields & Gym

16 Milton Avenue – Click HERE to view Google Map

Mountainview Field & Gym

58 Meyersville Road – Click HERE to view Google Map

Nash Field

405 Southern Boulevard – Click HERE to view Google Map

Passaic River County Park

790 Block of River Road – Click HERE to view Google Map

Shepard Kollock Fields

Henderson Road – Click HERE to view Google Map

Shunpike Fields

58 Shunpike Road – Click HERE to view Google Map

Southern Boulevard School Field & Gym

192 Southern Boulevard – Click HERE to view Google Map

Washington Avenue School Field & Gym

102 Washington Avenue – Click HERE to view Google Map

CHATHAM RECREATION DEPARTMENT

Few youth sports programs are successful without the positive support of volunteer parents and coaches. In the effort to properly utilize the Mountainview facility and provide a positive athletic environment for the youth of Chatham all volunteer coaches and officials must adhere to the Usage Policy. We respectfully ask that you abide by the established rules and guidelines.

Any and all scheduled time must be requested and approved a minimum of 48 hours prior to intended usage. All requests are to be sent to Chatham Recreation Dept. in writing. In season programs will have priority.

Unauthorized or non scheduled usage is not permitted & will not be tolerated!!!

Each group is responsible to police and clean-up their scheduled area and bathrooms at the conclusion of their time. They are also responsible for making sure the building is locked, lights off and secured after use. Other groups/residents/youths are not to be let in unauthorized.

Access to the remainder of the building is not permitted. Doors to the main building are to remain locked at all times.

The usage policy is subject to change at the discretion of Chatham Recreation and the Township Administration.

Failure to abide by the aforementioned rules and guidelines will be subject to disciplinary action

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