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.
  1. Grove Park 2017

    Grove Park Playground is Open!

    The new playground in Grove Park, located on South Orange Avenue between Grove Road and Park Place, is open for play. Read on...
  2. South Orange Summertime Guide is Available on the Web

    Wondering what to do this summer in South Orange? Check out the South Orange Summertime Guide in the Gas Light and available as a PDF on our website. Follow the link
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