Library Turf Field Installation

WHAT

A new synthetic turf field will be installed at the site of the current Library Field, located behind the Millburn Free Public Library at 200 Glen Avenue. Work on the project includes, but is not limited to: soil erosion control, demolition of the current field, land grading and balancing, turf installation and curb work.

WHEN

Weather permitting, work is scheduled to begin on or about Tuesday, September 24 and run through mid-December. Regular work hours are scheduled between 7:00 a.m. and 3:30 p.m.  Be advised that weekend work may be scheduled during the project. Advance notice will be given to residents in the case of weekend scheduling.

WHERE

The project will take place at the site of the current Library Field, located behind the Millburn Free Public Library on Glen Avenue. Please be advised that parking in the Library lot may be impacted during the project.

Additional information will be provided as it becomes available. For questions about the project, please contact the Recreation Department at 973-564-7097.

Library Turf Field Rendering

Rendering of new turf Soccer, Lacrosse & Field Hockey field under construction behind the Millburn Library.  The new Field will be used by the Recreation Dept., Millburn Schools and Community Groups and was funded by the Township of Millburn.

Update: 11/12

The Millburn Recreation Department has announced the official opening of the Library Turf Field on Saturday, November 16. The Ribbon Cutting ceremony will be held from 11:45 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.  Athletes representing each sport that will be played on the field as well as Township and Board of Education Officials will be included in the ceremony.  Cookies and cider will be served to attendees from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

In addition to a ribbon cutting ceremony, there are a number of sporting events scheduled for the day. 

Schedule of events

  • 8:30 – 10:30 a.m. Junior Lacrosse
  • 11:00 – 11:45 a.m. Recreation 1st & 2nd grade soccer
  • 11:45 a.m. – 12 p.m.  Ribbon Cutting Ceremony
  • 12:00 – 12:45 p.m. Recreation 1st & 2nd grade soccer
  • 1:00 – 2:00 p.m.  Recreation Field Hockey
  • 2:15 – 4:30 p.m.  Millburn Soccer Club

In case of inclement weather or if field completion is delayed, the Turf Field Grand Opening will occur on Saturday, November 23. Call the Recreation Information line for updates (973) 564-7096.

Please note that the Library is open on Saturday, November 16.  We as that attendees do not park in the Library spaces and instead park in the Commuter section of the Library Lot #9, in the Millburn Train Station Commuter Lot # 7 or behind the Millburn Middle School and use the pedestrian bridge to get to the Library Field.