Things to do in Wayne, NJ

Wayne, New Jersey offers a variety of things to do, including both indoor and outdoor activities to enjoy with friends and family. The Wayne Township is located in Passaic County, New Jersey, only about twenty minutes from Wyckoff, NJ and twenty-five miles from New York City, NY. If you’re looking for something to do or have guests visiting, below is a brief list of places for a good time in nearby Wayne, NJ.

Activities in Wayne, New Jersey

Bowling

Swirling bowling ball is rolling down the path to the bowling pins

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Bowling is fun for all ages and a great escape from the summer heat or rainy days. Meet your friends or family for some time on the lanes and some friendly competition.

T-Bowl II
300 Preakness Shopping Center, Wayne, NJ 07470
(973) 694–5800
Website
Monday: 9:30 a.m. to 12:00 a.m.
Tuesday: 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 a.m.
Wednesday 11:00 a.m. to 12:00 a.m.
Thursday: 1:00 p.m. to 1:00 a.m.
Friday: 1:00 p.m. to 1:00 a.m. or later*
Saturday: 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 a.m. or later*
Sunday: 11:00 a.m. to 11:00 p.m.

Holiday Bowl
29 Spruce St, Oakland, NJ 07436
(201) 337-6516
Website
Monday: 12:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m.
Tuesday: 12:00 p.m. to 12:00 a.m.
Wednesday: 12:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m.
Thursday: 12:00 p.m. to 12:00 a.m.
Friday: 12:00 p.m. to 12:00 a.m.
Saturday: 11:00 a.m. to 12:00 a.m.
Sunday: 1:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m.

Golfing

Playing golf. Golf club and ball.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Whether you are interested in an exclusive golf experience or just want to play a round whenever you can, Wayne has an option for every golfer with several country clubs and golf courses available.

North Jersey Country Club
594 Hamburg Turnpike, Wayne, NJ 07470-2084
(973) 942-2590
Website
Hours:
Monday: Closed
Tuesday: 6:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Wednesday and Thursday: 6:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m.
Friday and Saturday: 6:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m.
Sunday: 6:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.

Packanack Golf Course
8 Osborne Terrace, Wayne, NJ 07470
(973) 694-9754
Website

Preakness Valley Golf Course
209 Totowa Rd, Wayne, NJ 07470
(973) 881-4921
Website
Hours: 7:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. everyday

Willowbrook Golf Center – Driving Range and Mini Golf
366 US 46 East, Wayne, NJ 07470
(973) 256-6922
Website
Hours: 7:00 a.m. to 11:00 p.m. every day

Movies

Movie Theater with blank screen

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Relax for a while, grab some popcorn or candy, and see the latest movie releases at nearby theaters including AMC near the Willowbrook Mall or Bow Tie by Preakness Shopping Center.

AMC Loews Wayne 14
67 Willowbrook Blvd, Wayne, NJ 07470
(973) 890-0508
Website

Bow Tie Wayne Preakness Cinemas
1220 Hamburg Turnpike, Wayne, NJ 07470
(973) 694-4136
Website

Historic Home Museums

Photo courtesy: Wikimedia Commons

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Venture back in time by way of several historic homes, dating back as far as the 1600s. Take a tour and discover how some of these homes have ties to several of the U.S. founding fathers.

Dey Mansion
199 Totowa Rd, Wayne, NJ 07470
(973) 696-1776
Website
Wednesday through Sunday: 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Tours on the hour beginning at 10:00 a.m.
*no tours between 12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m.*

Schuyler-Colfax House Museum
2343 Hamburg Turnpike, Wayne, NJ 07470
(973) 694-7192
Website
Hours: By appointment year-round

Van Riper-Hopper House Museum
533 Berdan Ave, Wayne, NJ 07470
(973) 694-7192
Website
Hours: By appointment Monday through Sunday

Parks

autumn park, trees with leaves changing color

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Stop and smell the flowers. Enjoy the outdoors, take the dog for a walk, play tennis or take the kids to a playground in one of the many parks in Wayne.

Dave Waks Memorial Park
39 Barbour Pond Drive, Wayne, NJ 07470

Everett J. Faber Memorial Park
14 Farmingdale Road, Wayne, NJ 07470

Friends & Family Park
868 Black Oak Ridge Road, Wayne, NJ 07470

Glenn McCoog Memorial Park
100 Barnsdale Road
Wayne, NJ 07470

Gregg Froehner Memorial Park
41 Runnymede Drive, Wayne, NJ 07470

High Mountain Reserve Park
100 University Dr, Wayne, NJ 07470

Laurelwood Arboretum
725 Pines Lake Drive West, Wayne, NJ 07470
(973) 831-5675
Website
Hours:
Every day, Sunday through Saturday: 8:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.

Municipal Complex
45 Nellis Road, Wayne, NJ 07470

Sunnybank-Terhune Park
333 Terhune Drive, Wayne, NJ 07470

Two Sisters Wetland Preserve Property
Riverside Park, Wayne, NJ 07470

Swimming

swimming pool underwater

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Beat the heat and splash into the pool or lake. Don’t let summer pass by without visiting the swimming lake at Captain Kilroy Park with a sand beach and sports area or James W. Roe Memorial Pool, a large pool with a water slide, diving board and other fun pool activities.

James W. Roe Memorial Pool
133 Garside Ave., Wayne, NJ 07470
(973) 694-1800 x 3259
Open May 26 through September 3 2018
Weekends and Holidays: Opens 11:00 a.m.
Monday through Friday: 12:00 p.m. noon to 7:00 p.m.

Wayne Captain Kilroy Park
6 Concord Place, Wayne, NJ 07470
(973) 694-1800 x 3259
Open May 26 through September 3 2018
Weekends and Holidays: Opens 11:00 a.m.
Monday through Friday: 12:00 p.m. noon to 7:00 p.m.

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