Living in Englewood
The City of Englewood is located 10 minutes from New York City. Englewood has a vibrant downtown that includes the Bergen Performing Arts Center, upscale eateries, boutiques, beauty salons, antique stores, over a dozen banks, car dealerships, ethnic restaurants and specialty shops. The bergenPAC will be opening a Performing Arts School at One Depot Square in early 2013 which will be an economic force that enhances business and quality of life in our Englewood community. Please click here to see an overview of the Performing Arts School.
The downtown has evolved into a major restaurant and shopping hub for the surrounding northern valley communities. The diverse cultural population of Englewood is approximately 29,000. Within the city's 5 square miles there are over 50 houses of worship and 14 private and public schools. We have an award winning regional hospital, Englewood Hospital and Medical Center, serving residents in Northern New Jersey and bordering counties in New York.
The City operates a Trolley Shuttle Service for residents. The service provides transportation to and from the commuter bus lines in the morning and evening rush hours as well as service into the downtown for shopping and dining. The City of Englewood Farmer's Market is open each year from mid-summer to fall, at the corner of Demarest Avenue and North Van Brunt Street. Featuring farm fresh fruits and vegetables, flowers, herbs, organic baked goods, gluten free baked goods, gourmet nuts, dried fruits, Greek delicacies, soaps, oils and more.
The City's recreational facilities feature basketball and tennis courts, baseball, football and soccer fields. We also have a skating rink located at MacKay Park. There are 2 city pools for use in the summer. The Recreation Department has programs for children, as well as adults.
Flat Rock Brook Nature Center, located on the western slope of the Palisades, is a 150-acre preserve and education center. The Center was established in 1973 by citizens who were deeply committed to land conservation and environmental education. Flat Rock provides environmental education programs for all ages in order to generate understanding and appreciation of nature and to instill a sense of responsibility and knowledge of the means to protect the natural world and its resources for future generations.
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