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Colonial Park

156 Mettlers Road, Somerset, NJ • 908 722-1200 Ext. 5008

Spray Park
Spray Park
Spray Park
Ribbon Cutting

Please remember that no food or drinks are allowed inside the Spray Park as items such as bottle caps and wrappers will damage the filtration system. Please use the proper receptacles located outside the spray park for trash and recycling. We appreciate your cooperation in keeping the park clean.

This spray park is designed for children. Adults are welcome if supervising a child.

Spray Park Rules
• No children are allowed in the Spray Park without adult supervision, and must be supervised at all times.
• Swim diapers are required and must be changed outside of the Spray Park.
• Do not drink the water as it is chlorinated through a filtration system.

The following are prohibited inside the Spray Park:
• Food, beverage, and gum
• Chairs
• Rough play, inappropriate language or disruptive behavior
• Animals, except service animals
• Bicycles, skateboards, scooters or roller blades
• Running or climbing on features
• Persons with open cuts

The Spray Park may be closed at any time for maintenance or weather related concerns.

The Somerset County Park Commission opened the new Children’s Spray Park at Colonial Park on Colonial Drive near Mettler’s Road. Kids join officials to cut ribbon (l to r): Franklin Councilwoman Crystal Pruitt, Franklin Mayor Phil Kramer, Freeholder Shanel Robinson, Freeholder Director Brian Levine, Freeholder Deputy Director Pat Walsh, Park Commission Vice-President Bill Crosby, Park Commission Assistant Director Cindie Sullivan

The Somerset County Park Commissioners officially opened its new Children’s Spray Park at Colonial Park located near Mettler’s Road in Somerset, New Jersey on August 30, 2019.

The 21-unit Spray Park is located behind the recently upgraded Morgan Pellowski Playground and in proximity to the Putting Course and Paddle Boats.

“The recommendation for the Spray Park was made in the 2005 Capital Facilities Study, as was the Pellowski Playground, Mountain View Park in Hillsborough,  East County Park in Warren, Skillman Park in Montgomery Township, and other projects,” commented Geoff Soriano, Director of the Park Commission.

He concluded, “Our progress is a tribute to the Board of Chosen Freeholders and the Park Commissioners who continue to provide world-class active and passive recreation opportunities while being fiscally responsible to the taxpayers.”

The 6,500 square foot Spray Park on 1.6 acres is a children-only facility with parents permitted to accompany small children.

  •  Colonial Park Brochure
  •  Colonial Park Map
  •  Colonial Park Putting Course and Paddle Boats
  •  Directions
  •  Gardens
         Fragrance and Sensory Garden
         Ornamental Grass Collection
         Perennial Garden
         Rudolf W. van der Goot Rose Garden
         Shrub Collection
  •  Gardening Programs/Special Events in
     Colonial Park Gardens
  •  Leash-Free Dog Area
  •  Lois Howe Nature Trail
  •  Playground Equipment
  •  Picnic Permits
  •  Tennis
  •  Wedding Photos

Spray Park Hours

June 25 - September 5, 2022
Noon - 7:30pm
(Closing hours may be adjusted due to sunset times.)