Facility use is scheduled based on availability, completed application, proof of insurance, and township approval. 
If you wish to request one of the township parks or facilities for a function, please submit the completed application, notarized Hold Harmless Agreement, along with a Certificate of Insurance to the attention of Maria Burgos.  Her email address is receptionist@tewksburytwp.net or dropped off at the Municipal Building to her attention.
Such applications requests must be received into the Clerk's Office at least (20) twenty days prior to proposed date of use.  Completed forms will be distributed to the necessary staff and professionals for review and approval.

  • Click here for a Facility Use Application for an organization.
  • Click here for a Facility Use Application for an individual.
  • Click here for the Hold Harmless Agreement which must be signed and notarized.
If fields close due to weather, requestors must reach out to Ben Quarne, Asst. Foreman at 908-439-0022 ext. 738 for notifications.
***PLEASE REMEMBER THAT IT IS YOUR RESPONSIBILITY FOR ALL GARBAGE REMOVAL FROM THE AREA AT THE END OF YOUR EVENT!***

PARKS RULES AND REGULATIONS

  • Park hours are sunrise to one-half hour after sunset.
  • Alcoholic beverages are prohibited – Except with Special Permit.
  • Always be aware of your surroundings and report suspicious activity to the Tewksbury Township Police Department at 908-439-2503. In an emergency, call 9-1-1.
  • Adult supervision of children’s groups within parks shall be required at all times.
  • Open fires are prohibited – Except with Open Burn Permit.
  • Hunting is prohibited – Except with Special Permit.
  • Motor vehicles are prohibited on trails, athletic fields and outside marked traffic and parking areas.
  • No overnight parking of vehicles allowed.
  • Use of the athletic fields by groups of sixteen (16) or more persons requires a Facility Use Permit. Scheduled athletic events shall have priority over all other uses.
  • Horses should be kept off athletic fields.
  • The park is a carry in/carry out facility. All garbage and recyclable materials must be removed and placed into proper receptacles.
  • Dogs must be leashed at all times.
  • Clean up after your animals.
  • Lock your vehicle/hide valuables. 
  • Respect wildlife, stay safe. 
  • For a full list of park regulations, please click here.  

Special Provisions/Needs: Please list under "special needs" section of online form any special provisions or needs (sanitary, parking, cones, electricity turned on, etc.) requested, including any variances from the Township's Park Regulations (Chapter 12.24). Please site the section of the Park Regulations from which relief is sought, if appropriate.  Costs to be borne by applicant may be incurred (if for example a parking attendant, port-a-john, or cleaning fee is required) at the discretion of the Township's agents. Any on-site preparation of food using open fire requires inspection by the Fire Official and County Department of Health. The erection of tents or temporary structures, small truck mounted kiddie rides, inflatable bounces, slides and other inflatable attractions will need inspection and approval by the Construction Official.

Insurance Requirements for Park/Facility Use
Individual Use - Defined as residents of Township using facilities for private functions (not athletic) with no outside vendor participation. The requestor must provide a copy of Homeowner, condo or tenants policy with a minimum of $500,000 liability is required of individuals. Certificates shall be delivered to the Township Clerk for review by the Insurance Agent prior to the issuance of any permit under this policy. A "one time" event policy is also acceptable. 

Individual Use with outside vendor participation - Whether Profit or Non-Profit, vendor/businesses must provide Certificate of Insurance provided by insurance carrier with an "A" rating by A.M. Best. This certificate must indicate either Comprehensive General Liability Coverage or Named Operation and Location of not less than $1,000,000 C.S.L. and naming Tewksbury Township, and its officers and employees as additional insureds. Certificates shall be delivered to the Township Clerk for review by the Insurance Agent prior to the issuance of any permit under this policy.

Business Use - Applicant, whether Profit or Non-Profit must provide Certificate of Insurance provided by insurance carrier with an "A" rating by A.M. Best. This certificate must indicate either Comprehensive General Liability Coverage or Named Operation and Location of not less than $1,000,000 C.S.L. and naming Tewksbury Township, and its officers and employees as additional insureds. Certificates shall be delivered to the Township Clerk for review by the Insurance Agent prior to the issuance of any permit under this Policy.

Certificates of insurance shall state the following:
The Contractor's name and address
The Policy Data
That a minimum of 30 days cancellation notice shall be provided to the Certificate Holder.
Special conditions regarding coverage and compliance to be addressed by conversation between agents.

HOLD HARMLESS DISCLAIMER
Once the form is submitted, the organization/individual named on the form will assume full responsibility for the preservation of order on said grounds, liability for any damage thereto or loss of property that may occur, and for the observation of all Township regulations governing the use of its parks.