Picnic & Field Reservations

Online Facility Reservation Request Form

Online Reservation Request Packet

Ball Fields

Many of East Brunswick’s ball fields are used for league play from March to October; however, when the fields are available permits are issued for use to the public. Similarly, the East Brunswick Board of Education’s ball fields are scheduled for club, league, and recreation programs; limited public usage is available by permit or on a first-come, first-served basis through the Board of Education.

Park / Picnic Facilities

East Brunswick has 17 developed parks. Eight of these parks have picnic facilities and two are equipped with tables and grills; Bicentennial and Welsh. Permits are issued for the use of these parks to groups limited to 40 people. 

Crystal Springs Family Waterpark also has picnic facilities available on a first-come, first-served basis during the operating season.  To rent a picnic facility, or find out additional information, at Crystal Springs - please visit the website www.eastbrunswick.org/250/crystal-springs.

Alcoholic beverages are prohibited in all parks.


Picnic, Ball Field, and Playing Court reservations can be made after February 1st. Priority is given to:

  1. Department of Recreation and Parks activities
  2. Coalition of Athletic Organizations
  3. East Brunswick Public Schools
  4. Permits to the general public

Residents and non-residents can reserve these facilities with fees assessed. 

Tennis/Pickleball Court Permit Process

Effective April 15, 2019:

Courts at Bicentennial Park and Community Park may be reserved via the Recreation & Parks reservation system.  Reservations shall be made online, via the Recreation & Parks registration system - you may reserve and pay for court time online from your own computer or smart phone.  Reservations are limited to 1 hour per person, per week and will cost $10 an hour for East Brunswick residents and $20 for non-East Brunswick residents. 

Courts will be prioritized for play:

  • Recreation-sponsored activities
  • East Brunswick Youth Tennis Club activities
  • Permits
  • Open Play (non-permits), 1st come – 1st served

Time limits for play when players are waiting – 1 hour per group (not 1 hour per player).

Steps to make a reservation:

  • Enroll in the Recreation & Parks online system – Complete a Household Information Form to create your account online by going to our website or contact recreation at recreation@eastbrunswick.org.
  • Once your Household has been created in the system you may secure a permit by:
  • Registering and paying online through your account online by going to our website
  • Select “Search, Search Facilities, Facilities Calendar” to open the Tennis Court calendar.
  • View and then select the court you wish to reserve and follow the steps to put in your cart and pay for permit
  • Print your permit and email a copy to yourself
  • Bring your permit with you to the park as your proof of reservation.

Park Rangers may be contacted at 732-390-6900 to assist with court issues.