Green Acres

Westside Park Green Acres

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PURPOSE: The City of Paterson is seeking funding through the State of NJ Urban Parks Program (and the Green Acres Park Development Grant Program) for improvements at Westside Park located at 114 Totowa Avenue, Paterson, NJ 07502. 

PROJECT SCOPE: The City of Paterson is applying for funding to support the following improvements to Westside Park: installation of a state-of-the-art multi-purpose athletic field including a cricket field; rehabilitation of tennis and basketball courts, the pavilion, and playground; creation of a new pedestrian multi-use path system, including an extended River Walk that will provide access to the Passaic River; a new children’s play area and garden, a picnic grove, an Overlook Grove located atop a ridge known as the ‘The Rocks’, and a boat launch. The project will also enhance open green spaces within the park for passive recreation and incorporate stormwater mitigation measures to protect park assets from flooding.

A concept plan showing the proposed changes and a preliminary cost estimate can be found at:

PUBLIC HEARING INFORMATION: The public is encouraged to attend a public hearing to learn more about the proposal and to ask questions or provide comments on the proposed plan on Tuesday, February 28, 2023, at the Regular City Council Meeting beginning at 7:00 p.m.  The meeting will be held in-person in the City Council Chambers located at 155 Market Street, Paterson, NJ 07505. 

Written comments on the proposed application may be directed to Christian Callegari, Chief of Staff, at