Multiuse Artificial Turf Fields

Beginning Monday, February 3, the Dog Park at Central Park of Morris County will be closed for ash tree removal for an estimated two weeks. The Dog Park at Lewis Morris Park is open.

Beginning Monday, February 3, the Dog Park at Central Park of Morris County will be closed for ash tree removal for an estimated two weeks. The Dog Park at Lewis Morris Park is open.

Central Park of Morris County is home to four multiuse artificial turf fields. These fields can be used for practices, games, birthday parties, tournaments and showcases.  Several events that have been hosted on the fields are the Parsippany PRIDE Tournament, Rugby Blazing 7's and Steps Lacrosse Girls G8 College Showcase. 

Field use requires a PERMIT or a Turf Access Card.

Turf Field Rentals / Birthday Party Rentals / Turf Access Card / Turf Tournaments and Showcase Requests

Artificial Turf Fields

Artificial Turf Rules

Available April – November (Field opening and closing is weather dependent.)

Field 1: Soccer, Men's Lacrosse, Women’s Lacrosse
Field 2: Soccer, Men's Lacrosse
Field 3: Soccer, Men's Lacrosse
Field 4: Soccer, Football

Field 3 and Field 4 can be used for Cricket.

All Artificial Turf Fields have lights for evening play.

Turf Field Rentals

Artificial Turf Rental Application

Applications for Artificial Turf Field rentals are accepted starting November 1st for the following year.
        Example: November 1st 2019 applications were accepted for 2020 field rentals.

Completed Applications and the supporting insurance documents can be sent to recreation@morrisparks.net.

Insurance - Reference this Insurance Information packet or visit the Insurance Requirements page for an overview of the general MCPC requirements.

Birthday Party Field Rentals

Athletic Field Birthday Party Request

Host your athlete’s next Birthday Party on one of our Artificial Turf Fields. Choose a daytime rental or play at night under the lights.

Turf Access Card

Turf Access Card Registration

The Turf Access Card permits the card holder to use the 4 Artificial Turf Fields and Challenger Field (Mondo Turf) whenever the fields have not been rented/reserved.

Registrations are collected yearly, starting on March 1st.

Requirements

  • Applicant must be a Morris County Resident.
  • Turf Access Cards are for Individual Residents, not for organizations or businesses.
  • Turf Access Card Holders must be 10 years old or older.

Additional information is provided in the registration form.

Turf Tournament and Showcase Requests

Artificial Turf Tournament or Showcase Application

The process starts when the event application and a draft of the supporting documents have been submitted.  (Additional documents may be required prior to review.) The completed application and documents will be reviewed. Upon approval MCPC staff will provide assistance to the event organizer to ensure the event meets all requirements. An invoice will be generated to confirm the times, dates and location. Applicants have 30 days to review the invoice and confirm their event with payment.

  • Applications for Artificial Turf Field Tournaments and Showcases are accepted starting September 1st for the following year.
         Example: September 1st 2019 applications were accepted for 2020 field rentals.
  • Completed Applications and the supporting documentation can be sent to events@morrisparks.net.
  • Insurance: Reference this Insurance Information packet for Events or visit the Insurance Requirements page for brief overview of the general MCPC requirements.
  • Additional Permitting:
    Vendors - All vendors coming on site will need to complete the Vendor Application and meet the requirements.