Neighborhood Guide

Neighborhood Guide

Cliffside Park

TOWN INFORMATION

The Borough of Cliffside Park is a small suburban community located in the northeastern part of New Jersey, in Bergen County, covering an area of 0.96 square miles and having a population of approximately 27,00 residents.
Being that Cliffside Park is conveniently nestles between the George Washington Bridge and the Lincoln Tunnel, it is home to many New Yorkers. Cliffside Park was founded in 1895 and at that time consisted mainly of woodlands and farms. It has over the years been given a motto, ' Atop the Palisades.' This refers to its perfect location. The Residents of Cliffside do most of their shopping on its main street, Anderson Ave. This street is known for its wonderful shops, cafes, and a diverse selection of restaurants.
The School districts consists of four elementary schools, a middle school, an Early Education Learning Center, and one high school. They have high standards for their students and most excel. The
Cliffside Park School District provides a safe, academically focused environment within the culturally diverse community where all students have the opportunity to achieve the New Jersey Core Curriculum Standards at all grade levels.

Population:  23,594 (2010 US Census)
Median Age: 40.5
Zip Code:  07010


Borough of Cliffside Park NJ | 525 Palisade Ave, Cliffside Park NJ 07010 Tel: 201-945-3456
Cliffside Park Police Department | 525 Palisade Ave, Cliffside Park, NJ 07010 Tel: 201-945-3600 Website: www.cliffsidepd.org
Cliffside Park Fire Department | 525 Palisade Ave, Cliffside Park, NJ 07010 Tel: 201-945-0205 Website: www.cliffsideparkonline.com

Cliffside Park Post Office | 589 Anderson Ave, Cliffside Park, NJ 07010 Tel: 201-945-6428, Office Hours: Mon - Fri, 8:30AM - 11AM; Sat & Sun, 11:45AM - 4PM.
Cliffside Park Post Office | 289 Gorge Rd, Cliffside Park, NJ 07010 Tel: 201-943-5271 Office Hours: Mon - Fri, 8:30AM - 5PM; Sat 8:30AM - 2PM.
 
SCHOOLS & LIBRARY
Cliffside Park High School | 64 Riverview Ave, Cliffside Park, NJ 07010 Tel: 201-313-2370
Cliffisde Park Middle School | 440 Oakdene Ave, Cliffside Park, NJ 07010 Tel: 201-313-2360
Early Learning Center | 263 Lafayette Avenue, Cliffside Park, NJ 07010 Tel: 201-313-8940
School #3 | 397 Palisade Ave, Cliffside Park, NJ 07010 Tel: 201-313-2330
School #4 | 279 Columbia Ave, Cliffside Park, NJ 07010 Tel: 201-313-2340
School #5 | 214 Day Ave, Cliffside Park, NJ 07010 Tel: 201-313-2350
School #6 | 440 Oakdene Ave, Clifside Park, NJ 07010 Tel: 201-313-2360
Day Care/Nursery Schools

Apple Montessory School | 600 Gorge Rd, Cliffside Park, NJ 07010 Tel: 201-840-1703
All About Me | 555 Palisade Ave, Cliffside Park, NJ 07010 Tel: 201-945-0266
Come Sit With Me Too Inc | 438 Anderson Ave, Cliffside Park, NJ 070101 Tel: 201-840-9363
Kolokolchik Child Day Care Center | 207 Edgewater Rd, Cliffside Park, NJ 07010 Tel: 201-943-2509
Children's Home Montessori School | 777 Anderson Ave, Cliffside Park, NJ 07010 Tel: 201-941-6565
All About Me: Infants & Toddlers | 225 Edgewater Rd, Cliffside Park, NJ 07010 Tel: 201-945-0234
Come Sit With Me Inc | 14 Glen St, Cliffside Park, NJ 07010 Tel: 201-945-6044
Margaret Child Care | 242 Day Ave, Cliffside Park, NJ 07010 Tel: 201-673-1123
 
Cliffside Park Public Library | 781 Palisade Ave, Cliffside Park, NJ 07010 Tel: 201-945-2867 Website: www.cliffsidepark.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
 
Movie Theaters
Edgewater Multiplex Cinemas | 339 River Rd, Edgewater, NJ 07020 Tel: 201-840-6665
AMC Loews Ridgefield Park 12 | 75 Challenger Rd, Ridgefield Park, NJ 07660 Tel: 888-262-4386
Performing Arts Theaters, Studios & Schools

Dance Fusion | 272 Palisade Ave, Cliffside Park, NJ 07010 Tel: 201-313-0808
Shobo Music Academy | 451 Palisade Ave, Cliffside Park, NJ 07010 Tel: 201-941-8169
Professional Arts Academy | 250 Old River Rd, Edgewater, NJ 07020 Tel: 917-697-5629
Myung Sook Chun Dance Center | 986 River Rd #2, Edgewater, NJ 07020 Tel: 201-224-9393
Bergen Performing Arts Center | 30 N. Van Brunt St, Englewood, NJ 07631 Tel: 201-227-1030
Dawn’s Dance Studio Inc | 378 Bergen Blvd, Fairview, NJ 07022 Tel: 201-941-6160
Castro Music & Dance Studios | 384 Fairview Ave, Fairview, NJ 07022 Tel: 201-943-3414
Professional Training in the Vocal Arts | 100 Warren Ave, Fort Lee, NJ 07024 Tel: 201-969-1553
Victoria Ballet Theater Inc | 1350 16th St #10, Fort Lee, NJ 07024 Tel: 201-585-9977
ARS Nova Conservatory | 1637 Palisade Ave #3, Fort Lee, NJ 07024 Tel: 201-242-0901
Palisades School of Music | 196 Washington Ave, Fort Lee, NJ 07024 Tel: 201-944-1311
Bergen Institute of Art | 1224 Anderson Ave #1, Fort Lee, NJ 07024 Tel: 201-224-5535
Dance With Me | 685 Bergen Blvd, Ridgefield, NJ 07657

 

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
Long Life Adult Daycare | 596 Anderson Ave # 110, Cliffside Park, NJ 07010 Tel: 201-943-7111
Cliffside Park Senior Center | 550 Gorge Rd, Cliffside Park, NJ 07010 Tel: 201-943-3768
Senior Activity Center Events:
Cliffside Park offers many fun things for Seniors to do. Recent activities include a Trip to Villa Roma, Senior Activity Center, Arthur Avenue Trip, Senior Fitness Class with Kevin from Kipnis, Meet Toby Therapy Dog, Tea Party goes to Slattery's in Piermont, Atlantic City Trip, Art Classes, Yoga Classes and Reading is Fundamental classes. Visit their website for classes and registration.


Transportation Information for Senior Citizens
The
Cliffside Park Housing Authority operates a senior transport bus that takes the senior citizens of Cliffside Park to places like Shoprite in Palisades Park to pick up groceries and City Place in Edgewater to do some personal shopping. For more information or for schedule, please call: 201-945-8630

Need a bus pass? They are available at the bus office and the 550 building. Stop in Mon - Fri between the hours of 9AM- NOON and 1PM - 4PM. All you need is identification, proof of address and proof of age. The only requirement is that you are a citizen of Cliffside Park or an active member of the Cliffside Park Senior Activity Center.
 
UTILITIES & SERVICES
Public Utilities
Public Services Electric & Gas Company (PSE&G)
United Water

Other Services
Cablevision
Verizon
 
TRANSPORTATION
Bus Lines
New Jersey Transit 159 runs Daily to Port Authority in Manhattan
New Jersey Transit 153 runs Weekdays Peak Hours Only to Port Authority in Manhattan
Train
There is no train service between Cliffside Park & Manhattan 
Airports
Three major airports:

Newark Liberty International, JFK International, La Guardia Airport