parks and recreation

Synthetic Turf Is Coming to Count Basie Fields

At last night's Parks and Recreation Committee meeting, Borough Administrator, Stanley Sickels, announced that all the funding is in place for a synthetic athletic field at Count Basie Fields.

Red Bank Area Kiwanis Club Making Phone Calls from Santa

Several years ago, I came into the Red Banks Parks and Recreation office and was amazed to
find Director Bob Evans sitting their with a stack of papers, calling Red Bank kids on the
phone representing Santa.

Coach Mark - A True Hometown Hero for Decades

Mark Williams has been a fixture at Red Bank Schools, Red Bank Regional, and Parks and Recreation sporting events literally for decades. He is clearly the #1 fan of Red Bank youth sports and supports that passion not only by attending all the events, but also coaching, keeping score, umpiring and the list goes on and on.

RB Parks and Recreation Director Throws a Mean Fastball

Every Sunday morning, Red Bank Parks and Recreation Director Bob Evans changes gears and
outfits, throwing on his "Jersey 40's" fast pitch, hard ball, forty & over baseball uniform. Though small in stature, Bob is the team's ace pitcher, throwing over 80 miles an hour!

Fishing Season is Open and Red Bank's Mohawk Pond is Stocked

A week ago, the fresh water fishing season started. Mohawk Pond at Count Basie
Park was one of the ponds “stocked” by the State of New Jersey for opening day.