The Recreation Department offers a wide variety of activities, sports and programs for  residents of all ages. The residents demonstrate their commitment and love of the community through involvement with organizations like the North Caldwell Historical Society, Senior Citizens Organization, coaching sports teams through our Recreation Department, or the North Caldwell Volunteer Fire Department as well as membership on various boards and committees. 

About North Caldwell

North Caldwell is a haven that is the "green jewel" of Essex County with beautiful homes on its hilly, wooded roads.  The Borough’s land use is dominated by single family homes and it has a small town appeal.

Montclair, New Jersey
North Caldwell town pool

New Jersey Monthly magazine ranked North Caldwell as its 10th best place to live in its 2010 rankings of the "Best Places To Live" in New Jersey, as well as the 3rd best place to live in its 2013 ranking

In the HBO television show The Sopranos, Tony Soprano and his family reside in North Caldwell. Many scenes from the show were filmed in North Caldwell and other communities in North Jersey.

Tony Soprano house
North Caldwell ball field

North Caldwell does not have a train station; however, it is close to the NJ Transit stations in Lincoln Park, Wayne, and Montclair.  The Decamp Bus travels down Bloomfield Avenue into NYC. 


It is a 10 minute drive from North Caldwell to the Willowbrook Mall where New Jersey Transit Buses go express into Manhattan, arriving in Midtown in approximately 25 minutes.


The Montclair Booton Line offers direct train access to both Lower Manhattan and Penn Station.