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. 2017 National Night Out
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    Adult Night at the South Orange Pool - Sunday, August 13th

    All South Orange adult residents are invited to the South Orange Pool on Sunday, August 13, 6:00-8:00 pm. Read on...
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    Recreation Capital Project Updates

    If you have been out-and-about the Village in recent months, you may have noticed a number of projects underway that will improve parks and recreation facilities in the community. Here’s what’s happening…. Read on...
  4. 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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