JEFF YOUNG PARKis located at the corner of New Albany and Lenola Roads offers a variety of amenities. This 9 acre park is named for Sgt. Jeffrey Young, USMC, who was killed in action in the Beiruit Bombing, Beiruit, Lebanon in 1983. Sgt. Young was a Moorestown resident and his family continues to assist in the organization of the Annual Memorial Day events in Moorestown. This location boasts the New Albany Recreation Center with meeting rooms and restroom facilities. The playground and surrounding fields attract local children daily and many sporting activities. The park has 2 lighted softball fields and up to 3 soccer fields. The lighted basketball court and the three tennis courts are filled daily. (Seasonal Port-A-Pots on-site)
JOHN PRYOR PARKis located at the corner of Salem and Hartford Roads and was formerly fruit orchards. This picturesque, 15 acre park was renamed after township resident Major John P. Pryor, MD who was killed in action during his second tour of duty in Iraq. Pryor Park boasts 2 lighted baseball fields with turf infields and 2 soccer fields (11 v 11 and 8 v 8). A playground is also located at the park. This state of the art little league complex hosts tournaments, such as the U12 Cal Ripken State Tournament, and league games all year long. (Bathrooms onsite, but closed November 1st through April 1st).
LENOLA BASEBALL FIELDSare the perfect neighborhood ball park. Two Little League ball fields host hundreds of games each year and are a throw-back to the simplicity of yester-year. Located on the corner of Lenola Road and Wilson Avenue this neighborhood park brings families from near and far to enjoy America’s favorite pastime in its purest form. (Seasonal Port-A-Pots on-site)
MEMORIAL FIELDis aptly named for the Multi-War Memorial that stands at the entryway. This is the site of the Annual Memorial Day Ceremony in Moorestown and a beautiful field facility tucked away off the beaten path. Located off of South Church Street Memorial Field has a ¼ mile running track which surrounds one of the 3 soccer fields. There are 5 baseball fields and 1 softball field in this generously wooded area that backs up to Strawbridge Lake and the Strawbridge Lake Park. In 2013, the township received a $125,000 grant from the Burlington County Municipal Park Development Program to refurbish the track. (Bathrooms onsite, but closed November 1st through April 1st).
WESLEY BISHOP SPORTS COMPLEXis divided into the North and South parks. This 22 acre sports complex is named after Wesley Bishop, the first Moorestown casualty of World War II. Wesley Bishop South is home to 2 softball fields and flag football fields. Wesley Bishop North boasts 2 artificial turf fields that are lined for field hockey, football, lacrosse and soccer in addition to the upper grass field which is accessible to all sports as well. The annual Thanksgiving Day Benefit Tournament is held at the turf fields. There are two street/roller hockey rinks as well as a baseball field and beautiful playground that overlooks the playing fields. All fields at this location are lighted. (Bathrooms onsite, but closed November 1st through April 1st).
FRANK FULLERTON FIELDS
AND ZELLEY PARKare another neighborhood park that bring the community together. Named for Moorestown Police Officer Sgt. Francis Fullerton who was killed in the line of duty in 1979, this park has become a stop on the annual Police Unity Tour (to benefit the families of fallen police officers). The playground was recently rebuilt through the efforts of the Friends of Fullerton non-profit. This beautifully situated park is located on the corner of Linden and Zelley Streets and is home to a little league baseball field and tennis courts. The beautiful, multi-age playground was rebuilt in 2011 and is constantly buzzing with activity. (Bathrooms onsite, but closed November 1st through April 1st).