Neighborhood Guide

Neighborhood Guide

Cresskill

TOWN INFORMATION

Cresskill has much history within its 2 square miles. Camp Merritt was built during WWI as a major Army Distribution site. The Borough of Cresskill has an interesting history dating through time from America's colonial period to the present. The monument which stands tall at the intersection of Madison Avenue & Knickerbocker Road is a Memorial and serves as a famous marker. Convenient location, near to major highways, makes this town very desirable. The Borough of Cresskill is special in its blend of people. Its townspeople are proud to call it home.

Population:  8,573 (2010 US Census)
Median Age: 43.7
Zip Code:  07626


Borough of Creskill NJ | 67 Union Ave, Cresskill, NJ 07626 Tel: 201-569-5400
Cresskill Police Department | 67 Union Ave, Cresskill, NJ 07626 Tel: 201-568-1400 Website: www.cresskillboro.com
Cresskill Fire Department | 51 Madison Ave, Cresskill NJ 07626 Tel: 201-568-0030

Cresskill Post Office | 20 Washington Ave, Cresskill, NJ 07626 Tel: 201-569-3843, Office Hours: Mon - Fri, 8:30AM - 5PM; Sat, 9AM - 12:30PM.

SCHOOLS & LIBRARY
Public
Cresskill Junior/Senior High School | 1 Lincoln Dr, Cresskill, NJ 07626 Tel: 201-227-7791
Cresskill Middle School | 1 Lincoln Dr, Cresskill, NJ 07626 Tel: 201-227-7791
Edward H. Bryan Elementary School | 51 Brookside Ave, Cresskill, NJ 07626 Tel: 201-569-1191
Merrit Memorial School | Dogwood Ln, Cresskill, NJ 07626 Tel: 201-569-3862
Private

St. Therese Elementary School | 220 Jefferson Ave, Cresskill, NJ 07626 Tel: 201-568-4296
Day Care/Nursery Schools

First Steps | Dogwood Ln, Cresskill, NJ 07626 Tel: 201-569-3862
Cresskill Co-Op Pre-School Inc | 51 Brookside Ave, Cresskill, NJ 07626 Tel: 201-567-5865 Website: www.cresskillcoop.com
 
Cresskill Public Library | 53 Union Ave, Cresskill, NJ 07626 Tel: 201-567-3521 Website: www.cresskill.bccls.org

 

RECREATION, ARTS & LEISURE

Alpine Country Club | 80 Anderson Ave, Demarest, NJ 07627 Tel: 201-768-2121
Closter Golf Center | 153 Homans Ave, Closter, NJ 07624 Tel: 201-768-0990
Edgewood Country Club | 449 Rivervale Rd # B, River Vale, NJ 07675 Tel: 201-666-1200
Emerson Golf Club | 99 Palisade Ave, Emerson, NJ 07630 Tel: 201-261-1100
Hackensack Golf Club | 800 Soldier Hill Rd, Emerson, NJ 07630 Tel: 201-261-5505
Haworth Country Club | 5 Lake Shore Dr, Haworth, NJ 07641 Tel: 201-384-7300
Jon Manos Golf Academy | 153 Homans Ave, Closter, NJ 07624 Tel: 201-666-0043
Knickerbocker Country Club | 188 Knickerbocker Rd, Tenafly, NJ 07670 Tel: 201-568-1460
Metro Golf & Fitness | 145 Piermont Rd, Tenafly, NJ 07670 Tel: 201-871-4653
Montammy Golf Club | Route 9w, Alpine, NJ 07620 Tel: 201-768-9000
Old Tappan Golf Course | 83 Dewolf Rd, Old Tappan, NJ 07675 Tel: 201-767-1199
Paramus Golf & Country Club | 314 Paramus Rd, Paramus, NJ 07652 Tel: 201-447-6067
Ridgewood Country Club | 96 W Midland Ave, Paramus, NJ 07652 Tel: 201-599-3900
Rivervale Country Club | 660 Rivervale Rd, River Vale, NJ 07675 Tel: 201-391-2300
Rockleigh Golf Course | 35 Paris Ave, Rockleigh, NJ 07647 Tel: 201-768-6353
Valley Brook Golf | 15 Rivervale Rd, River Vale, NJ 07675 Tel: 201-664-5886
White Beeches Golf & Country Club | 70 Haworth Dr, Haworth, NJ 07641 Tel: 201-385-8531

Children's Programs

Soccer, Basketball, Table Tennis, Golf, Athletic Performance Training, Softball Clinic, Volleyball, Cheerleading, Ballet, Tap, Gymnastics, Tennis, After-School Programs
Adult Programs
Zumba, Basketball, Ballet, Golf, Yoga, CPR, Babysitting & First Aid, Self-Defense & Fitness

Cresskill Perfoming Arts Inc | 300 Knickerbocker Rd, Cresskill, NJ 07626 Tel: 201-390-7513 Website: www.cresskillperformingarts.com
Tenafly Arts | 5 Atwood Ave, Tenafly, NJ 07670 Tel: 201-871-9192 Website: www.tenaflyarts.com
American Legion Post 21 - Camp Merritt | 75 Legion Dr, Cresskill, NJ 07626 el: 201-894-9723

Cresskill Community Center | 100 3rd St, Cresskill, NJ 07626 Tel: 201-816-8066
All residents and community groups that want to use the facilities of the Community Center must complete a permit application. The permit application is available at the Community Center or may be downloaded from the Forms Center. The application should be submitted at least 30 days in advance of the requested date. It will be reviewed for approval/denial by the Board of Trustees then forwarded to the Mayor and Council for their approval/denial.


Cresskill Swim Club | 3rd St, Cresskill, NJ 07626 Tel: 201-568-4444 Hours: Mon - Fri, Noon - 8PM (except for June); Sat, Sun, & Holidays, 11AM - 7PM. The season runs from Memorial Day Weekend through Labor Day. The schedule for June can be found posted on the bulletin board at the Swim Club.
 
Movie Theaters
Clearview Bergenfield | 58 S. Washington Ave, Bergenfield, NJ 07621 Tel: 201-385-1600
Closter Clearview Cinemas | 130 Vervalen St, Closter, NJ 07624 Tel: 201-769-8800
AMC Theaters – Garden State 16 | 1 Garden State Plaza, Paramus, NJ 07652 Tel: 888-262-4386
AMC Loews Ridgefield Park 12 | 75 Challenger Rd, Ridgefield Park, NJ 07660 Tel: 888-262-4386
Clearview Warner 4 | 190 E. Ridgewood Ave, Ridgewood, NJ 07450 Tel: 201-444-1234
Clearview Tenafly Cinema 4 | 4 W. Railroad Ave, Tenafly, NJ 07670 Tel: 201-871-8889
Cedar Lane Cinemas | 503 Cedar Lane, Teaneck, NJ 07666 Tel: 201-836-3334
Clearview Cinemas | 249 Pascack Rd, Washington Township, NJ 07676 Tel: 201-666-8020
Westwood Cinema | 182 Center Ave, Westwood, NJ 07675 Tel: 201-664-3200

Performing Arts Theaters, Studios & Schools
O. DiBella Music Inc | 456 S. Washington Ave, Bergenfield, NJ 07621 Tel: 201-385-5800
Nunnbetter Dance Theater | 161 Woodbine St, Bergenfield, NJ 07621 Tel: 201-385-9638
Classic Ballet School | 171 Closter Dock Rd, Closter, NJ 07624 Tel: 201-767-0240
Closter Music School | 570 Piermont Rd, Closter, NJ 07624 Tel: 201-784-2080
Sylvan Academy of Music | 539 Durie Ave #3, Closter NJ 07624
CJC Music School | 510 Piermont Rd, Closter, NJ 07624 Tel: 201-994-9996
Cresskill Performing Arts Inc | 300 Knickerbocker Rd, Cresskill, NJ 07626 Tel: 201-390-7513
All Seasons Chamber Players | 115 Orchard Rd, Demarest, NJ 07627 Tel: 201-768-1331
The Art School at Old Church | 561 Piermont Rd, Demarest, NJ 07627 Tel: 201-767-7160
Broadway Bound Dance Center Inc | 52 W. Madison Ave, Dumont, NJ 07628 Tel: 201-385-4114
Bergen Performing Arts Center | 30 N. Van Brunt St, Englewood, NJ 07631 Tel: 201-227-1030
Sukha Arts Center | 76 Schraalenburgh Rd, Harrington Park, NJ 07640 Tel: 201-857-2455
Players Guild of Leonia Inc | 130 Grand Ave, Leonia, NJ 07605 Tel: 201-947-9606
Soloist Music | 336 Broad Ave, Leonia, NJ 07605 Tel: 201-944-7656
Art Center of Northern New Jersey | 250 Center St, New Milford, NJ 07646 Tel: 201-599-2992
Bergen Academy of Music & Art | 244 Kinderkamack Rd, Oradell, NJ 07649 Tel: 201-940-2200
Little Firehouse Theatre
 
MEDICAL
Englewood Hospital | 350 Engle St,  Englewood, NJ 07631 Tel: 201-894-3000
Hackensack University Medical Center | 30 Prospect Ave, Hackensack, NJ 07601 Tel: 201-996-2000
Holy Name Hospital | 718 Teaneck Rd, Teaneck, NJ 07666 Tel:  201-833-3000 
Palisades General Hospital | 7600 River Rd, North Bergen, NJ 07047 Tel: 201-854-5000
Valley Hospital | 223 N. Van Dien Ave, Ridgewood, NJ 07450 Tel: 800-825-5391
 
SENIOR SERVICES
Senior Citizen Center | 38 Spring St, Cresskill NJ 07626 Tel: 201-503-9831
Senior Exercise Classes: Yoga, Tai Chi, Stretching, YMCA Exercise. Generally there are no fees for class participation. However, some workshops may require a fee to cover instruction and material. There will be a charge for trips. For any resident 55 years or older & there is no membership fee to join.
 
UTILITIES & SERVICES
Public Utilities
Public Services Electric & Gas Company (PSE&G)
Orange and Rockland
United Water

Other Services
Cablevision
Verizon
 DEALER
TRANSPORTATION
Bus Lines
Rockland Coaches (Coach USA) 20 & 20T routes run daily to Port Authority Bus Terminal in Manhattan averaging 35-40 min.
Rockland Coaches (Coach USA) 14K & 14ET routes run to Port Authority Bus Terminal in Manhattan averaging 35-40 min.
Rockland Coaches (Coach USA) 84 & 84L routes run weekdays to GWB Bus Station averaging 35-40 min.
New Jersey Transit 166 route runs daily to the Port Authority Bus Terminal in Manhattan.
Train
The nearest train transportation is available on New Jersey Transit’s Pascack Valley line in Emerson or Oradell.
Airports
Three major airports:

Newark Liberty International, JFK International, La Guardia Airport