Milton Votee Park is the largest developed park in Teaneck. The park features two paved tracks for running and…More walking, an amphitheater, public swimming pool, three soccer fields, five baseball fields, four tennis courts and playground equipment.
The park's lighted bandshell hosts summer concerts and public events. Jogging and walking around the park's two tracks is a popular activity and fitness equipment is available near the park's tennis courts. A new playground specially designed for children with disabilities is located on the north end of the park.
This park was originally named Central Park, but was renamed in honor of former Teaneck Mayor Milton Votee in 1958, shortly before his death in 1961. Once a unused, garbage-strewn swamp, Milton Votee Park is now one of the most popular destinations in the township.
Benjamin Franklin Middle School is one of two public middle schools in town. Programs at the school include English…More as a Second Language, fine arts and athletics as well as the standard middle school curriculum. The school has a range of extracurricular activities including student government, peer mentoring, yearbook and community service projects. Two large fields are on school property. In addition to by vehicle, the school is accessible by a walkway overpass from Milton Votee Park to Windsor Road.
The Richard Rodda Community Center, located near Route 4 on the south end of Votee Park, is home to the Teaneck…More Department of Recreation offices. The Center also features two full-sized gyms, a dance studio, a kitchen and several large rooms available for community organizations and events. In addition, the building hosts a senior citizens service center that offers classes to adults over 55 years old and serves hot meals.
The Recreation Department's programs go beyond sports, with arts and culture events as well.