Pools & Tennis Courts

Montclair Pools

Due to the scope of the construction in progress at Essex and Nishuane Parks, we are unable to open either of the pools located in these parks at this time.  We do not have an ETA and will provide updates as they become available.  Mountainside Pool is open 7 days a week.

Due to the earlier sunset time, beginning Thursday, August 18, the new pool hours for Mountainside Pool are 11:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.

Pool Fees:

$250 Family (2 Adults and 2+ children or a single parent with 3+ children)
$85 Adult
$60 Child/Youth
$25 Senior
$85 Caregiver (must be purchased with a pool membership)

Daily passes/guests will not be permitted at the pool. All persons must be Montclair resident pool members.

Register at register.communitypass.net/montclair. Proof of residency is required for registration.

The Montclair Recreation & Cultural Affairs office is open Monday through Friday from 8:30 am to 4:30 p.m.

Pool badge pick-up is in the Recreation Office, located at 205 Claremont Avenue on the first floor.


The tennis courts at Mountainside, Nishuane and Canterbury Park opened March 7, 2022. The Rand tennis courts have been converted into a temporary skate park.

Tennis play is available from dawn to dusk at the three locations.

Montclair High School Varsity/JV tennis teams are permitted to use all the courts at Mountainside on Monday through Friday from 3:00 to 6:00 p.m. from March 11 through May 27. 2022.

Resurfacing of the Nishuane tennis courts will take place sometime in late spring/summer. During the time of the renovations, the Nishuane courts will be closed and reopened when work is completed.

Tennis Permits Now Required on Municipal Courts

Township residents will need to obtain tennis permits which will be required for play on municipal courts at Mountainside, Rand, Canterbury and Nishuane parks beginning May 3, 2021. Residents (ages 5-adult) may apply for a FREE 2021 tennis permit through the Department of Recreation & Cultural Affairs. Proof of residency is required.

Montclair Tennis Permit holders will be allowed one (1) out-of-town guest for court play. Covid-19 Rules and restrictions must be followed – they are posted at the tennis courts.

  • All players must have their tennis permits when using the facilities.
  • NO PRIVATE PROFESSIONAL INSTRUCTION is permitted at any time.
  • Group lessons are under the direction of the Department of Recreation & Cultural Affairs.
  • Court usage is limited to one hour of play.

To register for a tennis permit, please visit Community Pass Website.