Recreation
Upper Pittsgrove Township
431 Route 77, Elmer, NJ, 08318
856-358-8500
856-358-1160 fax
Copyright Upper Pittsgrove Township. All rights reserved.
Last revised August 2014.
Recreation Areas
To schedule ballparks for group use (Little League, churches, etc.)
please contact the Recreation Committee Chairman. A certificate
of insurance will be needed for groups using township ballfields.

Convenience Center Playground & Park: 190 Groff Rd.
This recreation area is located next to the Convenience Center and
includes:
  • playground equipment
  • 2  baseball/softball fields
  • 1 soccer field

Daretown Lake: Daretown Rd & Fox's Mill Rd.
Daretown Lake is located on the Salem River at the intersection of
Daretown and Fox's Mill Rd.  The 16 acre lake is used for recreation
purposes. Fishing (a NJ fishing license is required) and boating (no
outboard motor) are permitted.  There is no boat ramp but there is
a car top launch area.  For more places to fish in New Jersey visit
the
NJDEP Division of Fish & Wildlife web site.  Make sure to check
out the restored Old Mill at this recreation area.

'Elephant Swamp Trail' Walking/Biking Path:
Elmer Ballpark to Monroeville Rd.
The township owns the old railroad bed that
runs from the back of the Elmer Ballpark to
Monroeville Fire House.  This 2.5 mile long
unpaved path is available for residents to walk
and bike. It also connects with the trail that Elk
Township maintains on the same railroad bed.
Click here to read more about the trail.

Upper Pittsgrove School: 235 Pine Tavern Rd.
When school is not in session the outdoor facilities may be used by
residents. On school property:
  • 4 playgrounds
  • 1 baseball and 1 softball field
  • 2 soccer fields
  • 1 grass volleyball court
  • 2 low (9ft) basketball courts
  • 6 regulation basketball courts
The use of the indoor facilities (basketball courts, gym) requires
approval by the Board of Education. Contact the Board Secretary at
856-358-8163 ext.100 for more information and to request a
facilities use form.
Family Rec Night: Each spring the township sponsors Family
Recreation Nights at Upper Pittsgrove School. Once a week for 6
weeks the gym is available with supervision for families to play
basketball, ping pong, volleyball, and other games.
Recreation Committee Chairman
Edward Meschi
856-358-7293
Join others in Salem County who
are getting outside and getting
exercise with
Move Yourself! Salem County
    Youth Organizations:
    Salem County Recreation &
    Tourism Web Sites:
To submit an organization web site
or correct information listed above
please
contact us.