Anderson Park has five entry points, which are all asphalt walkways on-grade at the curb for smooth wheelchair access. The pathways have gentle grades and are welcoming to wheelchairs. The southern entrance (Parkside Road) has two designated, signposted handicapped parking spaces. The primary northern entrance on Bellevue Avenue is directly across the street from two public lots that both have designated handicapped parking.

ADA Policy Statement

Friends of Anderson Park is committed to making its programs accessible to all. If you have questions about access, contact Lisanne Renner, Program Director, at 973-477-7207 or

ADA Non-Discrimination Policy

Friends of Anderson Park does not discriminate on the basis of disability in access to this Essex County park; treatment of or employment in its services, programs or activities. Anderson Park is completely wheelchair accessible with designated handicapped parking at the south end of the park along Parkside Road.

Upon request, accommodation will be provided to allow individuals with disabilities to participate in Friends of Anderson Park’s programs and activities. Friends of Anderson Park has a volunteer designated coordinator to facilitate compliance with the Americans With Disabilities Act of 1990 (ADA), as required by Section 35.107 of the U.S. Department of Justice regulations, and to coordinate compliance with Sections 504 and 508 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973.

While the above laws mandate equal access to people with disabilities, Friends of Anderson Park  makes it a priority to establish an environment that embraces the spirit of the law, ensuring an optimal experience for all. Upon request, information will be made available in alternative formats such as large print, computer disc, or on the Friends of Anderson Park’s website.

Web Site Accessibility

Updated: September 2020


We strive to ensure that our web site is accessible to people with disabilities. We have invested a significant amount of resources to help ensure that it is  made easier to use and more accessible for people with disabilities, with the strong belief that every person has the right to live with dignity, equality, comfort and independence.


Friends of Anderson Park offers the UserWay Website Accessibility Widget that is powered by a dedicated accessibility server. The software allows us to improve  compliance with the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG 2.0).


The accessibility menu can be enabled by clicking the accessibility menu icon that appears on the corner of the page. After triggering the accessibility menu, please wait a moment for the accessibility menu to load in its entirety.


We continue our efforts to constantly improve the accessibility of our site and services in the belief that it is our collective moral obligation to allow seamless, accessible and unhindered use for those of us with disabilities.

Despite our efforts to make all pages and content on our web site fully accessible, some content may not have yet been fully adapted to the strictest accessibility standards. This may be a result of not having found or identified the most appropriate technological solution.


If you are experiencing difficulty with any content on our web site or require assistance with any part of our site, please contact us and we will be happy to assist.