BERNARDS TWP., NJ -- As of Monday, Nov. 18, all municipal grass athletic fields in Bernards Township are closed for the winter, and due to reopen on April 1, 2020.

Reservations still being accepted for turf fields 

Turf fields at Mountain Park will remain open for reservations from the public through the winter, according to the Bernards Township Parks & Recreation Department. 

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The department is currently accepting turf reservations for dates through Feb. 29, 2020, according to online information. Reservations for spring and summer 2020 will be accepted sometime in mid- to late February, according to the parks and recreation department. 

Information on how to make an athletic field reservation, how to view field availability, and a description of which fields are available for different sports is available online.

The department announced that the township begin to accept reservations for grass athletic fields for the calendar year on the first business day in April. Members of the public may call the park & recreation department at 908-204-3003 to check field availability. Field availability varies by season, according to the township.

The township issued a remainder that smoking and vaping are not permitted in outdoor public areas in Bernards Township parks in accordance with the NJ Smoke-Free Air Act.