Cameron Field 5 Mead St, South Orange, NJ07079 Cameron Field is off Mead Street, across from the Baird Community Center. It's home to a regulation baseball diamond…More with lighting for nighttime play, a playground area, seven lit tennis courts and the community pool. When it's open in the summer, the pool has locker rooms and a snack bar. There's an adult pool, an intermediate pool and a kiddie pool.
The Department of Recreation offers spring, summer, fall and winter sports for children and adults. …More href="http://activenet6.active.com/southorange/?redir=1">Residents can register online. It also runs the Peter S. Conner Memorial Swimming Pool, located on the opposite side of the Cameron Field baseball fields, which is open in summer. The phone number is 973-378-7766, ext. 2222. General summer swimming hours are Mon - Fri, noon - 8pm (or dusk); Sat - Sun, 10am - 8pm (or dusk).
Various classes and workshops, such as art making and dancing, are held at The Baird. Another major function of Recreation is to issue photo ID badges that must be renewed every year for access to the pool, the summer playground program and other select Recreation programs. The fee is $20 a year. Andrew Brady is the director.
There's a hotline that gives information and lists cancellations and program changes. Its phone number is 973-762-0748.