The playground area has slides, swings, climbers, spinners, and a variety of other apparatus, as well as a picnic area and portable restrooms. The playground area may not be reserved and closes at dusk. Please observe the rules posted at the entrance to the playground.
All playground and seating areas are tobacco-free zones. Thank you for your cooperation.
New Playground Ribbon Cutting Ceremony
Join Assemblywoman Pat Fahy and other town officials for a Ribbon Cutting at the new Elm Ave. Park playground, October 26 at 4pm. Bring your ideas for naming the playground. Free giveaways and snacks!
Our community playground build day was a huge success!! Many thanks to the over 100 volunteers who came to assemble slides, roofs, and climbers, dig holes, pour concrete, and serve food and beverages! Thanks also goes to several local businesses who donated food and beverages to nourish our busy workers: Dunkin Donuts, Hannaford, O’Slattery’s Irish Pub, Perfect Blend, Romo’s, Shop Rite, and Swifty’s. It was a most rewarding day!
An eager group of residents came forth several months ago to help the department select a vendor, design the playground, and plan the community build day. We are truly grateful for their efforts and commitment to this project:
Laura DiBetta, Jason Gallo, Jessica Kansas, Derick King, Christine Magill, Jayne Maloney, Brian McCaffrey, and Caren Stark.
Old Playground and Pickets
The old playground will most likely be disassembled this winter. We will reuse parts as much as possible and an Eagle Scout candidate is working to rehab several amenities. We will also make the old pickets available to families who purchased them back in 1992. We will continue to post updates and schedules on the town website, in the Spotlight, and through social media.