Parks & Recreation

Hanover Township Community Center


The Township’s Community Center and Recreation Department Office will be closed to the public starting Friday, November 20th through Wednesday, November 25th. Please leave a message on the Department’s telephone number at 973-428-2463 in the event you need to speak with a member of the Recreation staff. Thank you for your patience and understanding.


  • In order to prepare Hanover Township outdoor facilities for the winter, the parks and playgrounds will close on Monday, November 16, 2020, and reopen on Monday, March 15, 2021. Fields will close on November 16, 2020, or as indicated on the fall permits for sports groups and reopen on Monday, March 15, 2021.

    Weather permitting, please call the Hanover Township Recreation Activity Hotline at 973-887-7870 to see if the ice rinks at Central and Malapardis Parks are open.

  • Hanover Township Recreation’s Pumpkin Carving/Decorating Contest Entries (PDF)
  • The tennis courts at Monroe Hall and Black Brook Park are now open from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. Please observe the rules (PDF). The tennis courts at Malapardis Park are closed for renovation. The hockey court is closed until restrictions regarding contact sports are lifted. If you have any questions, please contact the Hanover Township Recreation Department: 973-428-2463.
  • Hanover Township is pleased to announce Dial-A-Ride office will resume booking medical appointments only on Monday, June 15, 2020. Transportation to/from medical appointments will begin on Monday, July 8, 2020. The Dial-A-Ride office will be open from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Thursday and from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Fridays. The phone number is 973-428-2498. The Dial-A-Ride service is available to Hanover Township residents who are a minimum of 60 years of age and have no other means of transportation. Our service is on a short-term basis. Food shopping services are suspended until further notice.