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Eagle Scout Brings Disc Golf to Thompson Park


IMPORTANT ALERT​ - All Middlesex County Parks and Open Spaces are open from sunrise to sunset with strict social distancing requirements. Pursuant to Executive Order 204, effective Monday, December 7, 2020 until further notice, the gathering limit for all outdoor activities is limited to 25 individuals. The Parks Administration Building is closed to the public until further notice. Park visitors are to practice social distancing and are strongly encouraged to wear a mask while enjoying our parks and open spaces.
***2021 PICNIC RESERVATIONS***
Due to Covid-19 concerns, picnic reservations for 2021 will not take place in person or by phone on January 4, 2021. Opening day of reservations is tentatively scheduled for Monday, March 1, 2021. Information regarding the 2021 reservations process will be on our website in mid-February. If you have any questions, please visit the picnic reservation page or call our reservation office at 732-745-3900.
Built by Eagle Scout Candidate, David Wolverton (Boy Scout Troop 132), the new 18-hole championship disc golf course is an exciting new addition to Middlesex County’s existing recreation opportunities.  The course-located in Thompson Park in Monroe Township-was designed by NJ’s only certified disc golf course designer, Adam Harris. “I am confident that many residents will enjoy this unique addition to Thompson Park.” says Ronald G. Rios, Director of the Board of County Commissioners.

Disc golf originated in 1976.  Play is similar to the traditional game of golf.  In disc golf, players throw plastic discs (ex. Frisbees) into a basket for the lowest possible score. 

“This is a fun and exciting new feature for our parks,” says County Commissioner Charles E. Tomaro. “I’m thrilled that one of our young residents took on this project and is opening up a new recreational avenue to our residents.”


Office of Parks and Recreation
1030 River Road
Piscataway, NJ 08854

Mailing Address:
PO BOX 661
New Brunswick, NJ 08903
 
Phone - (732) 745-3900
Fax - (732) 745-8209
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8:30am - 4:00pm​​
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