Field Reservation

This tab is designed to ease the scheduling process for anyone looking to secure use of a borough-owned field. If you have any questions at any point in the process, do not hesitate to contact the director Zach Ellis by email.

The steps one must follow in order to reserve a borough-owned field are listed below.

Step 1


Review the Borough of Madison's Recreation Ordinance and policies on facility scheduling and use:

Step 2


Review the different facilities and determine which you are interested in reserving.
Current 2016 rental rates are as follows:
  • $100 per hour for MRC 1 Turf
  • $125 per hour for MRC 2 Turf
  • $50 per hour for lined grass fields
  • $25 per hour for Summerhill and Delbarton Park
Effective January 1, 2017, rental rates will increase to the following amounts:
  • $115 per hour for MRC 1 Turf
  • $130 per hour for MRC 2 Turf
  • $60 per hour for lined grass fields
  • $35 per hour for Summerhill and Delbarton Park

Step 3


Contact the director Zach Ellis by email to verify availability and costs.


Step 4


Submit the following items to the Recreation Department at:
50 Kings Road
Madison, NJ 07940


Submission Items


  1. Completed Facility Use Application (PDF)
  2. Valid proof of adequate insurance
  3. Proof that all staff members who interact with children have passed a valid background check
  4. Check made payable to "Borough of Madison" in the specified amount
  5. Check made payable to "Borough of Madison" with "Security Deposit" on the memo line in the amount of 15% of the rental cost. Check will be returned upon incident-free completion of the rental