The Recreation Department, with the assistance of the Recreation Commission, is responsible for the coordination of all recreation activities throughout the borough. With sports related organizations, the department oversees a wide variety of programs and special events for all age groups throughout the year
The Recreation Department, with the assistance of the Department of Public Works, maintains all parks and playgrounds in Upper Saddle River, including Lions Park, Hess Park, Liberty Pond Park, and the fields at Bogert, Reynolds and Cavallini Schools
The Recreation Commission is comprised of seven volunteer residents and one liaison council member to the Mayor and Council. The Commission meets the 1st Wednesday of each month at borough hall.