Cresskill Community information – Bergen County, NJ Homes
In this article you will find the following useful information:
Cresskill Co-Op Preschool Inc 51 Brookside Ave, Cresskill (201) 567-5865
Mommy’s Little Helper 20 E Madison Ave, Cresskill (201) 503-0313
See also Tenafly page for more nursery options
Cresskill Municipal Pool: 201-568-4444
Tennis Courts (will be located on 3rd Street in the near future)
Summer Recreation Programs
5 Athletic Fields/6 Playgrounds/5 Parks
Various Sports-Soccer, Basketball, Softball, Wrestling, Little League, Baseball & Football.
Town wide July 4th Celebration, Ragamuffin Halloween Parade
Cresskill Public Library is a member of the Bergen County Cooperative Library System (BCCLS) & a center for learning, culture and entertainment. With on-site access to over eighty-thousand books, compact discs, DVD, videos, books on tape and magazine, the Tenafly Library also offers children’s programs, lectures, sideshows, discussion group and art exhibit
Cresskill School of Art 300 Knickerbocker Road Tel: 201-503-0044
The Tenafly Nature Center with hiking trails a natural lake and various botany is open to the public year round.
Tenafly Recreation Tenafly Recreation offers a wide variety of instructional programs for all ages and seasonally themed special events. We offer youth sports programs such as Football, Wrestling, Girls Softball, and Travel Basketball. We also hold seasonal sports clinics for grades K-2 and Start Smart, a nationally acclaimed early childhood sports development program. In addition, we offer a fully licensed, well structured six week summer camp that is filled with fun activities. Our newly built skate park, located at the Roosevelt Common, is open as of Spring 2005! This attraction is open to skateboard and in-line skating enthusiasts of all ages. Throughout the year we also offer special bus trips for: Atlantic City, skiing at Shawnee Mountain, the circus, and much more
The Jewish Community Center one of the largest in the county offers many cultural and sports facilities and events including outdoor and indoor swimming pools. Located at 411 East Clinton Ave, is an agency serving families, senior adults and singles in Bergen County. Members enjoy full use of indoor/outdoor swimming pools, tennis, racquetball and squash courts, gyms, indoor track and state of the art fitness center. Members can also enroll their children in the JCC’s nursery school, kindergarten and after school programming, summer camps and year round sports programs.
The Knickerbockers Country Club features golf, tennis and a swimming pool.
Tenafly Senior Centerwelcomes older adults from Tenafly and other Bergen County towns. The center offers a full weekday program of activities for adults age 55 and older.
- Red & Tan 20, 20T & 14E run to Port Authority in Manhattan averaging 35-40 minutes
- Red & Tan 184 goes across the George Washington Bridge averaging 25-30 minutes.
- New Jersey Transit 166 runs to Port Authority in Manhattan averaging 35-40 minutes.
TrainThere is no train service between Cresskill & Manhattan
Enterprise Rental 65 Piermont Road Tenafly Tel.: (201) 568-3032
Our Savior’s Lutheran Church on 121 Park Ave, Cresskill, (201) 568-8330
Cresskill Congregational Church 85 Union Street Cresskill 201-568-0608
Northern Valley Evangelical Church on 75 Stivers St, Cresskill Tel:201- 569-1403
Saint Therese’s Church 120 Monroe Avenue Tel:201-567-2728
Reformed Church on the Hill 168 Lexington Avenue Tel: 201-568-7836
Good Shepard Korean Church
Temple Sinai – A reform synagogue located on One Engle Street Tenafly Tel: 201-568-3035
Kesher – an orthodox synagogue located on 509 Engle Street Englewood Tel: 201-227-1117
Chabad House – located on 11 Harold Street Tenafly Tel: 201-871-1152
Tenafly Pediatrics 32 Franklin Street Tenafly Tel: 201-569-2400
Closter Animal Hospital 137 Piermont Road Closter 201-768-0880
Ciao Bella Trattoria 172 Piermont Rd, Cresskill (201) 894-1444
Hanami Restaurant 41 Union Ave, Cresskill (201) 567-8508
Uncle Gio’s Pizzeria 25 Union Ave, Cresskill (201) 871-3025
Golden Garden Chinese Restaurant The 19 Union Ave, Cresskill
44 Madison 44 E Madison Ave, Cresskill (201) 541-7575
Topkapi II 178 Piermont Rd, Cresskill (201) 816-7343
Georgie Porgie’s Ice Cream & Yougurt 29 E Madison Ave,
Cresskill (201) 871-3795
Hungry Peddler Inc 470 Knickerbocker Rd, Cresskill (201) 894-0718
Moon Cafe 126 Westervelt Pl, Cresskill (201) 666-7711
Cafe L’Amour 1 Broadway, Cresskill (201) 567-9393
- Mary J. Blige (singer, b. 1971)
- Egyptian-born composer Halim El-Dabh (b. 1921) made Cresskill his home in the early 1960s.
- Robert Bruce Merrifield (b. 1921) biochemist and winner of 1984 Nobel Prize in Chemistry
- Bobby Hebb (singer, b. 1938; recorded the hit song “Sunny”)
- Sherrill Milnes (operatic baritone, b. 1935)