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Colonial Park

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

Spray Park
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The Spray Park continues to remain closed at this time due to mechanical difficulties. Stay tuned to this page and our social media for updates. We will open as soon as possible! Thank you for your patience!

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.


ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
  •  Colonial Park Brochure
  •  Colonial Park Map
  •  Colonial Park Putting Course and Paddle Boats
  •  Directions
  •  Gardens
         Arboretum
         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
  •  Special Events
  •  Tennis
  •  Wedding Photos

Spray Park Hours

The facility will be open daily, 12 – 8 pm, through September 6, 2021, weather permitting.

The spray park will be open Saturdays and Sundays only September 11 – 26, 2021, from Noon – 5pm, weather permitting.