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Demarest Community information – Bergen County, NJ Homes

In this article you will find the following useful information:

Nurseries & Day Care

Inge Lake Pre-School Kindergarten 26 Williams Street Closter 201-767-1177
Lindgren School 211 Irving Avenue Closter (201)768-3550Li
Palisades Country Day School 212 Herbert Ave Closter (201) 784-7600
Jack in The Box Early Learning Center 302 Closter Dock Rd Closter (201) 768-3586
TDS 539 Durie Ave Closter (201) 750-0057
Dooly Day Care 201-750-1900
Temple Beth-El Nursery School 1-201-768-3726
See also the Tenafly Page

Cultural Life & Recreation

Art School at Old Church Piermont Road 201-767-7160
The Art School and Center Gallery at Old Church is a meeting place for learning and exchanging artistic ideas. Our goal is to provide an environment conducive to the creative process. We believe that art is an important expression of the human spirit; that creativity is an innate function, and that in a supportive and inspiring atmosphere it is bound to flourish

Demarest Garden Club
When: Meetings held the first Friday of every month (except July and August) at 12:30
Where: United Methodist Church, 109 Hardenburgh Avenue, Demarest
Who: Open to everyone 201-569-9120

Demarest Nature Center Association The Demarest Nature Center is located in Demarest, NJ, USA, and is open to all persons, residents and non-residents alike, every day of the year. In addition to preserving and protecting important open space here in the midst of a large metropolitan area, the center seeks to educate young and old alike as to the beauty of nature and the importance of protecting our environment. Within the compound of the nature center, there are other facilities such as a baseball field, tennis courts, playground, and the Demarest Swim Club

Demarest Public Library
90 Hardenburgh Avenue 201-768-8714
Monday & Thursday 10 AM – 8 PM
Tuesday & Wednesday 10 AM – 5 PM
Friday 10 AM – 1 PM
Sunday hours will resume on
Sunday September 23 at 1 PM

Senior Recreation Located on Park Street Contact: Grace Walsh 201-767-9785
The Demarest Senior Recreation Center located at the Railroad Station welcomes all from the age of 55. It is open daily from 1:00 pm to 4:30 pm except Tuesdays. Monthly meetings are held the 3rd Friday of each month, excepting July and August.

Activities held at the Center include bingo, cards, arts and crafts, etc. A monthly trip to Atlantic City is held on the third Tuesday of each month (the fee is $20.) The trip departs from the United Methodist Church.

Swim Club
The Swim Club is located at the end of Wakelee Drive and has two large pools and a children’s pool. There are facilities for picnics, volleyball, and other games. Swim and dive lessons are available for all ages as well as competitive swim and dive teams for children 18 and under. The pool is open from Memorial Day through Labor Day. Memberships are available to residents by calling Ilene Weis at 201-784-0677. Sponsored memberships are available by calling Richard Gordon at 201-750-3350.


Bus lines

  • 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 167 runs to Port Authority in Manhattan averaging 35-40 minutes.


There is no train service between Demarest & Manhattan service.


Three major airports are within 35-45 minutes by car from Tenafly:
Newark Liberty International, JFK International, La Guardia Airport

Car Rental

Enterprise Rental 65 Piermont Road Tenafly Tel.: (201) 568-3032

Houses of Worship

To serve its eclectic community Demarest offers a wide choice of places of worship.


Demarest Baptist Church, 563 Piermont Road, 201-768-1073
Han In Korean Church of New Jersey, 109 Hardenburgh Road, 201-767-6822
St. Joseph‘s RC Church, 280 County Road, 201-768-2371
St. Joseph‘s Korean Catholic Church Mission, 274 County Road, 201-767-1954
United Methodist Church, 109 Hardenburgh Road, 201-768-4355
Remnant Mission Church 563 Piermont Rd 201-750-0607


Temple Beth el of Northern Valley 201-768-5112
Temple Emanu-El of Closter 201-750-9997

Utility Companies & Other Services for Demarest

Health Services

Pedimedica 500 Piermont Rd # 102 Closter Tel: 201-784-3200
Tenafly Pediatrics 32 Franklin Street Tenafly Tel: 201-569-2400
Englewood Hospital 350 Engle Street in Englewood Tel: 201-894-3000
Pascack Valley Hospital Old Hook Road Westwood,NJ 07675 201-358-3000

Veterinary Services

Cresskill Animal Hospital 39 Spring St, Cresskill 201- 568-7700
Closter Animal Hospital 137 Piermont Road Closter 201-768-0880
Tenafly Veterinary County Road Tenafly Tel: 201-567-7878


NVE Savings Bank 175 Homans Ave, Closter (201) 784-6436
Northern State Community Bank 530 Piermont Rd, Closter (201) 767-9995
Wachovia Bank 617 Piermont Rd, Closter (201) 767-1710
North Fork Bank 400 Demarest Ave, Closter (201) 750-4390
Pnc Bank 40 Vervalen St, Closter (888) 762-2265
Woori America Bank 234 Closter Dock Rd, Closter (201) 784-7012
North Fork Bank: A & P Branch 400 Demarest Ave, Closter (201) 750-2639
Hudson City Savings Bank: Cresskill 80 Union Ave, Cresskill (201) 568-8777
Pnc Bank 350 Madison Ave, Cresskill (888) 762-2265
NVE Bank: Cresskill Office 189 County Rd, Cresskill (201) 816-2822

Car Dealers

DC Honda 28 County Road Tenafly Tel: 201-568-7000
Chrysler Jeep 95 County Road – Tenafly Tel: 201-871-9400
Difeo BMW 301 County Road Tenafly Tel: 201-568-9000
Mercedes 28 Grand Avenue Englewood Tel: 800-493-6514
Lexus 53-59 Engle Street Englewood Tel: (800) 509-5157
Volvo 186 Engle Street Englewood Tel: 201-567-230020
Porsche – Audi – Lincoln- Mercury-Subaru 138 South Dean Street Englewood 201-568-5200

Demarest Restaurants & Eateries

Demarest Famous Residents

The Egyptian-born composer Halim El-Dabh made Demarest his home during the late 1950s