The City currently operates a park system with approximately 36 acres, in addition to a bicycle path system that includes nearly 33 acres. Numerous recreational and athletic facilities are located throughout the City. These include baseball, softball, football, and soccer fields, a hockey court, playgrounds, and a bicycle path. The City is also committed to providing passive recreation opportunities which includes the Linwood Arboretum, Hartshorne Park, the SJI Park, and a portion of the Krumm Farm Vineyard.
Pursuant to the By-Laws of the Linwood Board of Recreation, the purpose of the Board is to improve, maintain, manage, control, regulate and otherwise operate and supervise public parks, playgrounds and athletic fields in the City of Linwood, subject to the advice and consent of Council, pursuant to N.J.S.A. 40:12-1 et seq. and N.J.S.A. 40:61-1 et seq., and to create, promote, coordinate and run community and recreational events for the benefit and enjoyment of all residents of Linwood.