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Quail Brook Golf Course to Close for the Winter, Spooky Brook Remains Open

Quail Brook Golf Course to Close for the Winter, Spooky Brook Remains Open

The Quail Brook Golf Course on New Brunswick Road will close for the winter season at the conclusion of play on Saturday, December 31, but Spooky Brook Golf Course at Colonial Park will remain open for the winter golf season, according to the Somerset County Park Commission. Quail Brook joins Warrenbrook Golf Course on Warrenville […]








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Township Recreation Department Holds Inaugural Pickleball Tournament, Draws 30 Teams

Township Recreation Department Holds Inaugural Pickleball Tournament, Draws 30 Teams

The township on Nov. 5 made its mark in the pickleball world with the inaugural “Battle of the Paddles” tournament at Sampson G. Smith School. The event, sponsored by the township’s Recreation Department and Onix, a pickleball gear manufacturer, drew 30 teams from as far away as Maryland, Delaware and Pennsylvania, said Dan Reeve, the […]








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Over 50 Softball League Starts Championships Series

Over 50 Softball League Starts Championships Series

Piazza Orsillo took the first game July 20 of a Best-of-Three championship series in the township’s Over 50 Softball League. Their opponents, Resta’s Care Care, came close to at least tying in the game’s final frame, but a bases-loaded ground out ended the rally. Game two of the series is scheduled to be played July […]








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Colonial Park Putting Course & Paddle Boats Open Saturday

Colonial Park Putting Course & Paddle Boats Open Saturday

The Somerset County Park Commission award winning Putting Course and the Paddle Boats on Powder Mill Pond at Colonial Park in Franklin Township will open for the season on Saturday, May 7. The Colonial Park Putting Course offers the player gardens and natural landscaping rather than the amusements found at traditional miniature golf courses. Designed […]








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Colonial Park Tennis Courts to Open April 2

Colonial Park Tennis Courts to Open April 2

Somerset County Park Commission has announced that courts at the Colonial Park Tennis Center at Mettlers Road in Somerset and Green Knoll Tennis Center in Bridgewater will open for the season on Saturday, April 2. The eighteen courts at Green Knoll and Colonial Park will be open for reserved and open play with a full […]








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Play World Class Golf Courses at Neshanic Valley

Play World Class Golf Courses at Neshanic Valley

The Somerset County Park Commission has announced that an HDGolf simulator is now available at the Neshanic Valley Golf Course Learning Center, 2301 South Branch Road in Neshanic Station, New Jersey. The High Definition Golf™ simulator sets the standard for indoor golf accuracy and realism. Revolutionary image processing software combines high resolution digital images, satellite data, […]








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Quail Brook Golf Course to Close for the Winter

Quail Brook Golf Course to Close for the Winter

Somerset County Park Commission has announced that Quail Brook Golf Course on New Brunswick Road in Somerset, NJ will close for the season at the conclusion of play on Sunday, November 29, 2015. Quail Brook joins Warrenbrook Golf Course on Warrenville Road in Warren Township that closed for the season earlier this month. Remaining open […]








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Park Commission Extends Twilight Golf Rates

Park Commission Extends Twilight Golf Rates

The Somerset County Park Commission has announced that beginning Sunday, September 13, Twilight golf rates, formerly beginning at 3:00 P.M., will now be in effect beginning at 1:00 P.M. The Twilight rates are being moved two hours earlier to enable golfers to enjoy 18-hole play though the fall as the sun sets earlier each day. […]








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Spring Bocce League Seeking Teams

Spring Bocce League Seeking Teams

The Somerset County Park Commission has announced that the 5th annual Spring Adult Bocce League will begin play at the Colonial Park Bocce Courts on Tuesday, May 5, 2015. The League is open to all adults age 18 and over. League play will be on Tuesday evenings beginning May 5 from 6:30 P.M.to 8:30 P.M. […]








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Discounts Offered For Early Registration At County Golf Courses

Discounts Offered For Early Registration At County Golf Courses

Early golf registration discounts are being offered for the first time this year by the Somerset County Parks Commission. Now through Dec. 31, county residents will be given a $5 discount on registrations for the county’s five golf courses. Adult registration is $45 (regularly $50) and Senior and Junior registration is $30 (regularly $35). Out […]








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