Recreation & Cultural Affairs

The South Orange Department of Recreation & Cultural Affairs is located in the Baird Community Center, a 100 year old Tudor-esque building set in Meadowland Park. The Baird houses the administrative offices for the department, the Pierro Gallery of South Orange, the Baird Preschool and a variety of meeting and activity spaces. 
The mission of the Department of Recreation & Cultural Affairs is to enhance the quality of life in South Orange, by providing a well-rounded program of leisure time activities for community residents of all ages and interests.
Ice Rink is CLOSED today. Status will be updated here as conditions change. For hours and more information please visit our Ice Rink page
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    Temporary Ice Rink Installed in Meadowland Park

    The Village has installed a temporary ice rink in Meadowland Park for the winter months inside the tennis court area adjacent to the Baird. Read on...
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    South Orange/Maplewood Baseball and Softball Registration Underway

    While winter has just begun, planning is underway for spring baseball and softball. Registration begins in January for all children planning to participate. Read on...
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    "My Sense of Place," a Virtual Exhibition

    A Community Addendum to the Exhibition, "A Sense of Place: Kiki and Seton Smith" Read on...
  4. South Orange Community Garden Registration for 2017 Underway

    Registration for the South Orange Community Garden for 2017 will begin December 1, 2016. Read on...
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