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Township of Woodbridge, NJ
Middlesex County
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[1974 Code § 17A and § 17-2; Ord. #8-6-74 § I]
As used in this section:
AUTHORIZED EMERGENCY VEHICLES
Shall mean vehicles of the Fire Department, Police Department, ambulances, and other vehicles approved by the Township of Woodbridge when operated in response to an emergency.
ANIMALS
Shall mean cats, dogs, horses, fowl or birds and any living creatures within jurisdiction of the park.
COMMERCIAL VEHICLES
Shall mean every type of motor-driven vehicle used for commercial purposes on the highways; or, any omnibus or vehicle adapted for more than twelve (12) passengers, or engaged in the carrying of any merchandise, or upon which is displayed for advertising purpose any writing, symbol, flag, banner, target, sign, placard, etc.
DIRECTOR
Shall mean the Director of Parks and Recreation of the Township of Woodbridge.
DRIVE
Shall mean any road, avenue, drive, or boulevard maintained by the Parks Department for vehicular use, including the parts thereof under or over any bridge.
DRIVER-OPERATOR
Shall mean any person who propels, operates, or is in charge of a vehicle.
METAL TIRE
Shall mean every tire the surface of which (in contact with the highway) is wholly or partly of metal or other hard non-resilient material.
MOTOR VEHICLE
Shall mean and include all vehicles propelled otherwise than by muscular power (includes all motor operated vehicles of the bicycle or tricycle type).
OFFICIAL TRAFFIC CONTROL DEVICES
Shall mean all signs, signal markings and devices placed or erected by authority of the Director of the Parks Department or official having jurisdiction for the purpose of regulating, warning or guiding traffic.
OMNIBUS
Shall mean all vehicles used for the transportation of passengers for hire.
POLICE OFFICER
Shall mean any person employed by the Township of Woodbridge as a policemen or officer.
PARKING
Shall mean the standing or waiting of a vehicle not actually engaged in the receiving or discharging of passengers or merchandise, unless in obedience to traffic regulations.
PATH
Shall mean any footpath, walk or any path maintained for pedestrians.
PEDESTRIAN
Shall mean a person afoot.
PERMIT
Shall mean any written license issued by or under the authority of the Director of the Parks Department, permitting the performance of a specified act or acts.
PERSON
Shall mean any natural person, corporation, company, association, joint stock association, firm or copartnership.
PRIVATE ROAD OR DRIVE
Shall mean every road or lane or driveway not open to the use of the public in general.
RIGHT-OF-WAY
Shall mean the privilege of the immediate use of the roadway, drive, or path.
SAFETY ZONE
Shall mean any space (within a drive) established for pedestrians.
TOWNSHIP PARK OR PARKS, PARKWAYS OR RESERVATION
Shall mean all the real property situated in the Township of Woodbridge acquired by or under the jurisdiction and care of the Township of Woodbridge Parks Department, or which may be hereafter acquired by it or under the jurisdiction and care of the Township of Woodbridge Parks Department, or which may be hereafter acquired by it or come under its jurisdiction.
STOP
Shall mean complete cessation from movement.
STOPPING or STANDING
Shall mean when prohibited, any cessation of movement of a vehicle occupied or not, except when necessary to avoid conflict with other traffic.
TRAFFIC
Shall mean pedestrians, ridden or herded animals, vehicles, either singly or together, while in the confines of the parks' jurisdiction.
VEHICLES
Shall mean any conveyance (except baby carriages) including motor vehicles, bicycles, tricycles, sleds, sleighs, pushcarts, or vehicles propelled by other than muscular power—also any horse (trailers).
[1974 Code § 17A-2; Ord. #8-6-74 § II]
In the interpretation of the regulations of the Woodbridge Township Parks, their provisions shall be construed as follows:
a. 
Any term in the singular shall include the plural.
b. 
Any term in the masculine shall include the feminine and neuter.
c. 
Any requirement or prohibition of any act shall, respectively, extend to and include the causing and procuring, directly or indirectly of such act.
d. 
No provision hereof shall make unlawful any act necessarily performed by an officer or employee of the Department in line of duty or work as such, or by any person, his agents or employees, in the proper and necessary execution of the terms of any agreement with the Department of Parks.
e. 
Any act otherwise prohibited by law or local resolution, shall be lawful if performed under, by virtue of, and strictly within the provisions of a permit so to do and to the extent authorized thereby.
[1974 Code § 17-1]
This section is enacted to establish rules and regulations for the protection, care and control of the public parks and playgrounds in the Township and to regulate the conduct of persons on or within such parks and playgrounds or using the facilities thereof.
[1974 Code § 17A-3; Ord. #8-6-74 § III]
All Woodbridge Township Parks Department regulations shall be effective within all the parks, parkways, and reservations of the Woodbridge Township Park System and regulate the use thereof by all persons.
[1974 Code §§ 17-4, 17A-4, 17-5, 17-6; Ord. #8-6-74 § IV]
a. 
All provisions of the New Jersey State Motor Vehicle Act [N.J.S.A. Title 39] with regard to equipment, lights, licenses, brakes, operation, etc., will apply in the parks and will be strictly enforced, with also such further restrictions as may be hereinafter stated.
b. 
Vehicles. No commercial vehicles and no vehicle with a gross weight in excess of five (5) tons shall be driven or operated in the parks except by express permission of the Director of the Parks Department or his designee.
c. 
Demonstrating or Instructing. No persons shall use the Woodbridge Township
Parks for the purpose of demonstrating any vehicle:
1. 
For the purpose of instructing another to drive or operate any vehicle;
2. 
Or for learning to drive or operate any vehicle.
d. 
Motor Vehicle Driving Lessons. No person not possessing a valid driver's license and no person possessing a learner's permit issued pursuant to N.J.S.A. 39:3-13 et seq. shall drive any motor vehicle in any park or playground for the purpose of receiving driving instructions from a licensed motor vehicle driver. Such person, as well as the licensed motor vehicle drive, shall be held accountable for the violation of this subsection.
e. 
Towing or Projecting Loads. No person shall cause or permit a vehicle in tow to enter the Woodbridge Township Parks or proceed therein, except that in case of a breakdown or disabled vehicles, vehicles may be towed to the nearest exit.
No person shall operate or drive a vehicle containing any person or object projecting or hanging outside of or beyond the side or the rear thereof.
f. 
Vehicles Where Prohibited. No person shall drive a motor vehicle within or upon any safety zone, walk, bridle path, or any part of the parkway not designated or customarily used for such purposes. (Motorcycles, cycle pushed.) No vehicle shall be driven or operated upon any lawn or grassed areas unless so designated by signs or officers of the park.
g. 
Obeying Officers. Whenever any officer or patrolman authorized by the Department of Parks shall indicate or direct, by gesture or otherwise, that the speed of a vehicle shall be checked or stopped, or its course altered, the driver thereof shall immediately obey such directions.
h. 
Parking. No owner or driver shall cause or permit his vehicle to stand anywhere outside of designated parking spaces, except for a reasonable time in a drive, to take up or set down passengers.
The parking, standing or stopping of any motor vehicle in any Township Park after the hours of sunset and before sunrise, and the parking, stopping, or standing of any motor vehicle in any Township Park during the hours of darkness or all night, is prohibited.
i. 
Speed. No person shall drive or operate a vehicle in any part of the Parks at a rate of speed exceeding that indicated by signs which may be placed from time to time in the Park system.
j. 
Washing Cars. The washing, polishing, cleaning or repairing of any vehicle not owned by the Township of Woodbridge shall be forbidden, except in cases of absolute emergency.
k. 
Exceptions. Nothing contained in these regulations shall apply to authorized emergency vehicles when responding for emergency work in case of fire, accident, public disaster, impending danger or emergency or Police Officer engaged in his duties.
[1974 Code § 17A-5; Ord. #8-6-74 § V; New]
a. 
Distribution or Display. No person shall:
1. 
Post, paint, affix, distribute, hand out, deliver, place, cast, or leave about any bill, billboard, placard, ticket, handbill, circular, or advertisement.
2. 
Display any flag, banner, transparency, target, sign, placard or any other matter for advertising purposes.
3. 
Operate any musical instrument or drum for advertising purposes or for the purpose of attracting attention to any exhibit, show performance, or other display.
b. 
Alms and Contributions. No person shall solicit alms or contributions for any purpose.
c. 
Animals. No domestic animals or fowls shall be allowed to run at large within the parks and all persons taking dogs into the parks shall restrain them with a leash.
1. 
Dogs shall be restrained by a leash not exceeding six (6) feet in length.
2. 
No person shall ride or drive a horse unless it be well-broke and constantly held in such control that it may be easily or quickly turned and stopped.
3. 
No horse shall be unbridled or left unattended in any unenclosed area without being securely fastened.
4. 
No person shall ride or drive a horse except upon the drives and bridle paths.
5. 
No person shall hunt for, molest, shoot, kill or trap any animal or bird within the limits of the park.
6. 
No person shall fish in any of the park waters, unless he has a State license. No person shall kill, wound, discharge or throw missiles at any fish in such water, or place therein any piscivorous fish, poison, or any other substance injurious to fish.
d. 
Disorderly Conduct. No person shall:
1. 
Throw stones or other missiles or annoy persons.
2. 
Climb or stand upon any wall, fence, shelter, seat, statue, or other erection.
3. 
Enter or leave except at established entrance-ways or exits.
4. 
Coat, throw or deposit on the ice or in the ponds and lakes any sticks, stones, or other matter that would tend to injure the ice for skating or pollute the ponds.
5. 
Fail to obey or interfere with an officer in the proper performance of his duties.
6. 
Play games of chance, participate in the conduct of a lottery, except as to those lotteries which are exclusively operated by the State of New Jersey, or use or operate any gaming table or instrument or sell futures or fortunes.
7. 
Sell, possess or drink any alcoholic beverage unless a permit to sell, possess, or drink the beverage has been granted by the Director of the Parks and Recreation Department.
8. 
Drink, take, use, or have in their possession, or be under the influence of opiates.
9. 
Use loud, violent, obscene, or profane language or act in a disorderly or obscene manner or commit a nuisance.
e. 
Explosive. No person shall bring, or have any explosives in the parks. No person shall introduce, carry or fire any firecrackers, torpedoes or fireworks.
f. 
Firearms, Weapons and Tools. No person shall bring in or have in his possession:
1. 
Any pistol or revolver or objects upon which loaded or blank cartridges may be used.
2. 
Any tools, instruments, skeleton keys, picklocks, jimmies or other things known as burglar tools, except when authorized by law.
3. 
Any rifle, shotgun, fowling piece, airgun, spring gun, slingshot, bow or any other instrument or weapon in which the propelling force is a spring or air, excepting the lawful uses of such weapons at places and times prescribed by the Department of Parks.
g. 
Fires. No person shall kindle, build, maintain, or use a fire, except in places provided for such purposes and the person so kindling, building, etc., shall extinguish same before leaving the place where the fire has been used.
1. 
All fire shall be continuously under the care and direction of a competent person from the time it is kindled until it is extinguished.
2. 
No fire shall be built within ten (10) feet of any tree or building.
3. 
No fire shall be built beneath the branches of any tree or in any underbrush.
4. 
No cigar, cigarette, lighted match shall be discarded carelessly or in a manner which may start a fire.
h. 
Closing Hours. All parks will close at sunset, except where specific closing hours as defined by the Weather Bureau for the New Brunswick area are designated.
i. 
Opening Hours. All parks will open at sunrise as defined by the U.S. Weather Bureau for the New Brunswick area, unless otherwise specified or designated by signs.
j. 
Vending. No person shall sell, offer for sale, vend and/or give away any object or article of merchandise or any other thing, without a written permit from the Parks Department.
k. 
Minors. No parent or guardian or custodian of any minor shall permit or allow him to do any act prohibited by the Woodbridge Township Parks Regulations.
[1]
Editor's Note: For other provisions concerning prohibited conduct in public places, see Chapter 3, Police Regulations. See also definition of "public ground," Chapter 1.
[1974 Code § 17A-6; Ord. #8-6-74 § VI]
It shall be unlawful for any person or persons to do any of the following, except at places and times so designated by the Woodbridge Township Parks Department or by permit:
a. 
Swimming, Bathing, Wading. Persons engaged in swimming, bathing and wading shall be covered with a bathing suit as to prevent indecent exposure, and shall not dress or undress in places other than those provided for same.
b. 
Boating.
c. 
Playing of games.
d. 
Riding of horses.
e. 
Meetings, exhibitions, parades, picnics, etc.
f. 
Skating, sledding, coasting.
g. 
Operating model planes, boats, cars, etc.
h. 
Operating rides—pony or motorized.
[1974 Code §§ 17-3, 17A-7; Ord. #8-6-74 § VII]
It shall be unlawful for any persons to:
a. 
Throw or place any foreign or waste substance in any lake, river, lagoon, stream, storm sewer, or drain of the parks or leading into or bordering the aforementioned.
Throw or place any substance, matter or things that may or shall result in the pollution of the waters.
b. 
Injure trees, shrubs and grass or destroy, cut, break, deface, mutilate, disturb, sever or remove from the ground any plant, flower, growing thing, stem, branch or leaf thereof;
1. 
Or pile debris of any kind against same;
2. 
Or attach any rope or cable or other contrivance thereto;
3. 
Or set fire or assist in setting fire to any of the same;
4. 
Or to ride over or hitch horses or any other animal to the same.
c. 
No person shall injure, deface, displace, remove, fill in, raise, destroy or tamper with any drive, path, walk, bridge, or approach thereto; take up or remove or carry away any asphalt, concrete, flagstone, rock, stone, gravel, sand, clay, or earth; or make any excavation of any kind, name or nature or harvest, cut, injure, or remove any ice, or injure, deface, displace, remove, or destroy any structure, building, post, railing, bench, seat, platform, stand, tree guard, telephone, telegraph, pipe, or main for conducting gas, water, or wires, or any hydrant, sewer, drain, pipe, main, receiving basin, covering manhole, or vent forming a part hereof, or any appurtenance or appendage connected therewith; or any property or equipment, real or personal, owned by or under the jurisdiction or control of the Department, or appertaining to the creation, government, use or maintenance of the parks, or injure or in any way interfere with the operation of any machine, instrument or contrivance used in the parks; or injure, deface, displace, remove or destroy any sign, inscription, post or monument erected or marked for any purpose; any mile board, mill stone, danger sign, or signal, guide sign or post; or any signaling device, sanctioned, installed or placed by the Department or Township, within the Park for the purpose of directing, restricting, or regulating traffic, establishing zones, or giving information or direction to the public; or interfere with any lamp, lamp post, gas or electric apparatus, or extinguishing the light therein except upon proper authority; or without a permit, attach, string, adjust, or carry any wire, or any other object in, on, or over any part of the Park.
d. 
No person shall throw, deposit or leave any paper or other refuse anywhere in a park or playground, except in a receptacle provided for refuse.
e. 
Rubbish and Refuse Matter. No person shall take into, carry through, leave in or throw, cast, lay, drop or discharge into or on or suffer or permit any servant, agent, employee or person in his or her charge, to take into, carry through, leave in or throw, cast, lay, drop or discharge into or on the Parks any ashes, dross, cinders, shell, paper, dirt, sand, oil, grease, clay loam, stone, or building rubbish, brush, stumps, hay, straw, oats, sawdust, shavings, or manufacturing, trade, or household waste, old iron or other metals or objects made therefrom, rubbish of any sorts, or sick, diseased, or dead animals, organized refuse or any other offensive matter, including swill, brine, offal, fecal matter, garbage, or rubbish.
[1974 Code § 17A-8; Ord. #8-6-74 § VIII; Ord. #9-3-74]
a. 
A permit to do any act shall authorize the same only insofar as it may be performed in strict accordance with terms and any conditions thereof. Any violation by its holder or his agents or employees of any term or condition thereof, shall constitute grounds for its revocation by the Department or by the authorized representative whose action therein shall be final. In case of revocation of any permit, all moneys paid for on account thereof shall, in the option of the Department, be forfeited to and be retained by it and the holder of such permit, together with his agents or employees who violated such terms and conditions shall be jointly and severally liable to the Department for all damages or loss suffered by it in excess of the money so forfeited and retained; but neither such forfeiture and retention by the Department of the whole or any part of such moneys, nor the recovery or collection thereby such damages or both, shall in any manner relieve such person or persons from liability to punishment for any violation of any provision of any Woodbridge Township Park Regulations.
b. 
Applications for permits shall be submitted to the Department of Parks and Recreation and permits shall be issued by the Department if the conditions of this section have been satisfied.
[Ord. #03-31]
a. 
Rules and Regulations. The Rules and Regulations Governing the Use of Parks and Playgrounds promulgated by the Department of Parks and Recreation and appended to this ordinance are hereby adopted as the Rules and Regulations Governing the Use of Parks and Playgrounds, and included herein by reference.
Editor's Note: The Rules and Regulations referred to herein may be found at the end of this chapter.
b. 
Enforcement.
1. 
Enforcement of those rules and regulations codified as ordinances elsewhere in the Revised General Ordinances of the Township of Woodbridge shall be enforced by the Woodbridge Township Police Department and shall be prosecuted through the Woodbridge Township Municipal Court.
2. 
Those rules and regulations not codified as ordinances elsewhere in the Revised General Ordinances of the Township of Woodbridge shall be enforced by either the Woodbridge Township Police Department or the Department of Parks and Recreation.
c. 
Enforcement Procedure Recreation Department. Alleged violations of the portion of the Rules and Regulations Governing the Use of Playgrounds designated as prohibitive behavior shall be prosecuted through an administrative hearing conducted by the Recreation Department in accordance with the procedural guidelines established in said Rules and Regulations.
d. 
Penalties.
1. 
Penalties for violation of these Rules and Regulations which are separately codified ordinances shall be in accordance with said ordinance.
2. 
Violations of those Rules and Regulations which are designated as improper behavior shall result in the loss of use of all Woodbridge Township Park and Recreation facilities for a period not to exceed seven (7) days.
e. 
Amendment of Rules. The Township Department of Parks and Recreation shall be permitted to amend these Rules and Regulations from time to time, as they deem necessary upon approval by resolution of the Municipal Council.
[Ord. #91-22; Ord. #91-28; Ord. #03-31]
a. 
From the date hereof, the park owned by the Township of Woodbridge, previously known as "Fords Park," shall henceforth be known and designated as "Joseph A. Dambach, Sr., Fords Park."[1]
[1]
Editor's Note: This ordinance was adopted 4-2-1991.
b. 
From the date hereof, the park owned by the Township of Woodbridge, previously known as "Prospect Park" (in the Avenel Section of the Township) shall henceforth be known and designated as "Prospect Park - James F. Singer Memorial Park."[2]
[2]
Editor's Note: This ordinance was adopted 5-7-1991.
[1974 Code §§ 17-7, 17A-9; Ord. #8-6-74 § IX; Ord. No. 03-31]
Any person who shall violate a provision of this section shall, upon conviction thereof, be liable to the penalty stated in Chapter 1, Section 1-5. A separate offense shall be deemed committed on each day during or on which a violation occurs or continues.
[1974 Code § 19A-1; Ord. #6-8-77 § 1]
a. 
Township of Woodbridge residents shall be given first preference with regard to the rental of marina slips. Any slips remaining after choice having been made by Township residents may be rented to nonresidents.
b. 
Deadline for preference rental of slips to Township residents shall be April 1, at which time all slip rentals must be paid. Any slips remaining open after April 1 shall be rented to nonresidents.
c. 
Any boat replacing an original rental slip must pay the difference in fee according to the length of the boat, or any boat that replaces an original yearly rental slip must pay a daily rate of winter storage. No sublease will be permitted. If a boat should be sold after payment on the slip is made, the new owner must vacate this slip within two (2) weeks after the transaction is completed. The original occupant retains the slip for a reasonable length of time if he or she intends to purchase another boat. The failure to notify personnel in charge of the boat basin of any transaction involving the transfer of boats shall result in forfeiture of the slip. Any replacements must be made with the knowledge and consent of the Recreation Department office.
d. 
Proof of ownership must be presented at the time of payment for the slip.
[1974 Code § 19A-2; Ord. #7-8-77 § 2; Ord. #84-54; Ord. #84-69 § I; Ord. #84-70; Ord. #90-5 § 1; Ord. #93-33 § 1; Ord. #06-11]
Fees shall be determined by the Director of Parks and Recreation and shall be available for public inspection in the Office of the Municipal Clerk at least thirty (30) days prior to any fee increase taking effect. Fees shall be set by the linear feet of the boat(s) and consistent with market rates in the vicinity. The Director shall set a summer rate from May 1 through October 31 and a winter rate from November 1 through April 30.
[1974 Code § 19A-3; Ord. #6-8-77 § 3]
a. 
Electricity and water shall be provided by the Township.
b. 
The following restrictions shall be placed on the use of electricity:
1. 
No air conditioners or electric heaters are to be utilized.
2. 
The uninterrupted and continuous use of any light bulb for security or other reason is strictly prohibited.
[1974 Code § 19A-4; Ord. #6-8-77 § 4]
a. 
All boat owners utilizing the dock facilities as herein described must provide the Department of Recreation with documentation that the owner carries liability insurance covering those who operate or assist in the operation of the boat in question, said insurance to be in amount of one hundred thousand ($100,000.00) dollars for a single personal injury and three hundred thousand ($300,000.00) dollars for an occurrence; and, fifty thousand ($50,000.00) dollars for property damage insurance.
b. 
The owner is also to provide documentation of insurance protecting the owner of the boat from losses as the result of damage to the boat by third persons or the elements.
[1974 Code § 19A-5; Ord. #6-8-77 § 5; Ord. #13-61 § 12]
a. 
The type, size and condition of any boats accepted for slip rental by the Township shall be at the discretion of the Recreation Department.
b. 
Disposal of garbage and refuse shall be made in containers provided by the Township placed at the dock ramp. Littering shall be strictly prohibited and is punishable by law.
c. 
Any unauthorized use of the boat slip will result in the slip holder forfeiting his/her right to use the boat slip, and any fees paid.
[1974 Code § 19A-6; Ord. #7-5-77 § 1; Ord. #78-12; Ord. #79-19; Ord. #81-9; Ord. #84-10 § 1; Ord. #86-16 § 1; Ord. #89-13 § 1; Ord. #93-34 § 1]
Charges for Bowtie Municipal Pool shall be as follows:
Type
Charge
(per season)
Family membership (father, mother and single children at home)
$275.00
Individual membership (over 10 years of age)
$150.00
Senior Citizens (55 years of age with Golden Pass)
$75.00
Senior Citizens (60 years and over with proof)
$25.00
Family of two (2) people
$185.00
1/2 season, families (July or August)
$175.00
1/2 season, individual (July or August)
$100.00
Extra person (recorded on family membership, individual membership or senior citizen membership)
$85.00
Handicapped
$15.00
[1974 Code § 19A-7; Ord. #7-5-77 § 2; Ord. #78-12; Ord. #79-19; Ord. #81-9; Ord. #84-10 § 1; Ord. #86-16 § 1; Ord. #89-13 § 1; Ord. #93-34 § 2]
Charges for Highland Grove Municipal Pool shall be as follows:
Type
Charge
(per season)
Family membership (father, mother and single children at home)
$275.00
Individual membership (over 10 years of age)
$150.00
Senior Citizens (55 years of age with Golden Pass)
$75.00
Senior Citizens (60 years and over with proof)
$25.00
Family of two (2) people
$185.00
1/2 season, families (July or August)
$175.00
1/2 season, individual (July or August)
$100.00
Extra person (recorded on family membership, individual membership or senior citizen membership)
$85.00
Handicapped
$15.00
Cabanas (Highland Grove only, plus deposit of $3.00 on cabana, key is returned at close of pool season)
$30.00
[1974 Code § 19A-8; Ord. #7-5-77 § 4; Ord. #84-10 § 1; Ord. #86-16 § 1; Ord. #89-13 § 1; Ord. #93-34 § 3]
Pool fees for guests shall be as follows:
Type
Charge
(per season)
Weekdays (Monday through Friday)
$5.00
Saturdays, Sundays, Holidays and Family Nights
$7.00
[1974 Code § 19A-9; Ord. #7-5-77 § 4]
Identification cards shall be issued to all members. Replacement of lost identification cards shall be three ($3.00) dollars per card.
[1974 Code § 19A-10; Ord. #7-5-77 § 5]
Rules and regulations governing activity and conduct at both pools shall be formulated by the Department of Parks and Recreation and shall be enforced by the Department.
[1974 Code § 19A-11; Ord. #4-5-77 § 1; Ord. #78-22 § 1; Ord. #82-29 § 1]
The following outdoor tennis court facilities shall be covered by the provisions of this section:
a. 
Rahway Avenue Park, Woodbridge.
b. 
Inman Avenue Playground, Colonia.
c. 
Buffer Strip Playground, Colonia.
d. 
Kennedy Park, Iselin.
e. 
Borman Park, Port Reading.
f. 
Pearl Street Courts, Woodbridge.
g. 
Hopelawn Courts.
h. 
Avenel Park Courts.
i. 
Fords Park Courts.
[1974 Code § 19A-12; Ord. #4-5-77 § 2; Ord. #81-19]
The tennis season applicable to the courts mentioned in subsection 14-4.1 hereinabove shall commence on the 15th day of June and terminate at the end of Labor Day each year.
(Reserved)
[1974 Code § 19A-14]
The Department of Recreation shall establish rules and regulations relating to the operation of the tennis court facilities and designate a schedule of playing time so as to allow maximum use of the court facilities to all members of the public.
[1974 Code § 19A-15; Ord. #79-33; Ord. #82-29 § 1; Ord. #84-23]
Anyone using the courts for any purposes during the year for other than playing tennis, which person is either loitering or vandalizing the courts, will be subject to a fine of not less than fifty ($50.00) dollars nor more than five hundred ($500.00) dollars.
[1974 Code § 19A-16; Ord. #91-23; Ord. #91-28; Ord. #91-59; Ord. #93-33 § 1; Ord. #98-41; Ord. #13-61 § 11]
a. 
Woodbridge Township resident seasonal permit: seventy-five ($75.00) dollars.
b. 
Senior Citizen resident seasonal permit: twenty ($20.00) dollars.
c. 
Nonresident seasonal permit: one hundred seventy-five ($175.00) dollars.
d. 
Woodbridge Township resident daily fee: fifteen ($15.00) dollars.
e. 
Nonresident daily fee: twenty ($20.00) dollars.
f. 
The season will run from May 1 to October 31, Monday through Sunday, 6:00 a.m. until 7:00 p.m.
[1974 Code § 19A-17; Ord. #91-23; Ord. #13-61 § 12]
Persons desiring to secure such a permit shall furnish to the Department of Recreation their name, proof of residency, copy of driver's license, copy of boat registration, description of their boat and copy of the registration for the trailer or motor vehicle to be used to transport their boat.
[1974 Code § 19A-18; Ord. #91-23]
All such permits shall be serially numbered for identification purposes. The serial number of each such permit shall be entered in a book for registration thereof opposite the name and address of the permit holder. Persons engaged in launching or hauling out their boats shall at all times have their permits visible. Three (3) decals will be issued to the owners, one (1) to be placed on the rear driver's-side window of car or, in case of a truck, the left-hand corner of the back window, one (1) on the boat and one (1) on the trailer.
[1974 Code § 19A-19; Ord. #91-23]
All persons using the ramp area shall comply with any and all rules and regulations as may be promulgated by resolution of the Mayor and Council of the Township.
[Ord. #06-32; Ord. #2015-25]
The hours of operation for the skate parks are Monday through Friday (except Holidays) 2:30 p.m. — Dusk; Saturday, Sunday and Holidays 8:00 a.m. — Dusk; Summer Hours of Operation (June 15th through Labor Day) Open Every Day 8:00 a.m. — Dusk. The Skate Parks will be closed during wet, snowy or icy conditions or during park maintenance periods. The Township reserves the right to close the skate parks if it determines that any other condition renders the skate parks unsafe for use. The skate parks are unsupervised facilities.
[Ord. #06-32; Ord. #2015-25]
a. 
Participants twelve (12) and under must have an adult present. Know your ability and skate accordingly.
b. 
All persons entering the skate parks are deemed to have knowledge that the skate parks are non-supervised activity sites designed for skateboarding and in-line skating only, and that all use of the skate parks is at the risk of the user.
c. 
All persons entering the skate parks are deemed to have agreed to indemnify, defend and save harmless the Township of Woodbridge, its officers, employees, agents, and volunteers for, from and against any accident, including death, and/or loss of property or damage thereto sustained as a result of using the skate parks.
d. 
Helmets, kneepads, elbow pads, appropriate footwear, and wrist guards are required for skaters within the parks.
e. 
Each user of the skate parks shall have personal identification that includes name, address, and telephone number in his/her possession at all times during use of the skate parks.
f. 
All non-BMX type bicycles; scooters; motorized vehicles of any kind are prohibited.
g. 
Skateboards with wheelbases larger than twenty (20) inches are prohibited.
h. 
Personal ramps, rails, boxes, and other apparatus or modifications to the skate surfaces are prohibited.
i. 
No food or beverages area are allowed inside the skate parks.
j. 
Spectators and pets are prohibited in the skate park areas.
k. 
All skaters are to act in an orderly, safe and considerate manner while on the premises and in the skating area. Everyone is to wait his or her turn. Reckless or dangerous skaters will be requested to leave the skating area and the premises immediately.
l. 
Smoking, use of drugs or alcohol, profanity or abusive language or vandalism is strictly prohibited and shall result in automatic and/or permanent expulsion from the facilities.
m. 
Use of radios, stereos or any type of amplified sound must be in accordance with the Township noise ordinance and must remain outside of the skate parks. Headphones are prohibited.
n. 
Violation of these rules may result in expulsion from the facilities and revocation of any privileges for their use.
[Ord. #06-32]
a. 
First Offense. Upon conviction by the Woodbridge Township Municipal Court of a violation of subsection 14-6.2 of the Woodbridge Township Code, a person shall be punished by a fine up to one hundred ($100.00) dollars plus other court costs. Suspension of facility privileges will also be at the discretion of the Department of Parks and Recreation upon conviction.
b. 
Second Offense. Upon conviction by the Woodbridge Township Municipal Court of a second offense, a person shall be punished by a fine up to one thousand two hundred fifty ($1,250.00) dollars, plus court fees. Conviction of a second offense will result in permanent suspension of facility privileges.
WOODBRIDGE TOWNSHIP RECREATION DEPARTMENT RULES AND REGULATIONS GOVERNING THE USE OF PARKS AND PLAYGROUNDS
(Subsection 14-1.10)
I. PROHIBITED ACTIONS
1. Use of profanity.
[Ord. 14-1.6(d)(9)]
2. Use of alcoholic beverages without a permit.
[Ord. 14-1.6(d)(7)]
3. Littering.
4. Use of vehicles on areas other than those established as roadways and parking areas.
[Ord. 14-1.6(d)(3)]
5. Use of fireworks.
[Ord. 14-1.6(e)]
6. Creating or maintaining open fires (except in designated areas utilizing approved and controlled grills).
7. Soliciting or solicitation of any kind is prohibited.
[Ord. 14-1.6(a)(1); 14-1.6(a)(2)]
8. Loud music or radio playing as defined in.
[Ord. 3-8.3a; 3-8.5; 3-8.7]
9. Allowing unleashed pets in children's play areas.
[Ord. 14-1.6(c)(1)]
10. Allowing a dog to go unleashed.
[rd. 14-1.6(c)]
11. Use of the park after closing, with the exception of lighted sports areas.
[Ord. 14-1.6(h)]
12. Altercations of any nature.
13. Graffiti.
14. Violations of any Municipal, County, State or Federal rule, law or regulation.
15. Use of "off road" motorized vehicles of any type, whether registered or not; except on approved roadways designated or established for use by motorized vehicles.
NOTE: During the appropriate season, fields located within the park are frequently permitted by youth sports organizations.
Organizations holding permits have priority over non-permitted use during the time included in the permit.
II. PROHIBITED BEHAVIOR
1. Failure to observe age appropriate posting. For example:
Ages 2-5
Ages 5-12
Activity Panels
Swings
Swings
Tire Swings
Tot Swings
Spiral Slides
Small Slides
Horizontal Ladders
Lower Platforms
Chain or Net
Spring Rocking
Climbers
Equipment
Free Standing Arch
Sand/Water Tables
Climbers
Crawl Tunnels
Sliding Poles
Play Houses
Merry Go Rounds
See-Saws
2. Failure to respect fellow children, e.g. not taking turns on equipment.
3. Pushing, shoving, harassment or bullying of others.
4. Use of equipment a) for an unintended purpose, or b) in an unintended or inappropriate manner.
5. Bringing glass bottles within the Playground boundaries.
6. Failure to clean up after your pet.
7. Smoking within 50 feet of playground equipment.
III. HEARING PROCEDURE
1. Any violation of Article I of these Rules and Regulations shall be prosecuted through the Woodbridge Township Municipal Court relying on the ordinance violated as cited herein.
2. Any person accused of a violation of Article II of these Rules and Regulations shall be entitled to a hearing before the Woodbridge Township Director of Recreation or his designee.
3. Any person accused of a violation of Article II of these Rules and Regulations shall be informed in writing by the Woodbridge Township Police Department or the Woodbridge Township Recreation Department of the alleged violation. Such notice shall include:
a) the alleged offense; the date; time; and location on which the alleged offense occurred; and
b) the date of the hearing at which the accused party shall be entitled to contest the allegation.
4. Any hearing conducted pursuant to these Rules and Regulations shall take place at a place and time designated by the Director of the Recreation Department within ten (10) calendar days of the date on which the violation notice is issued, or such other date as the parties shall agree.
5. At any hearing conducted hereunder, the accused party shall be entitled to representation by counsel, and to call witnesses on his behalf.
[Ord. #11-63]
The following fees are prescribed for the Township's Mini-Golf course:
Children 12 and under: $5 per game.
Adults: $7 per game.
Groups of 100 or more persons: $3 per child per game/$5 per adult per game.
These fees are subject to change at the discretion of the Director of Recreation and shall be posted with the Municipal Clerk at least twenty (20) days prior to implementation.