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BEST POOL BEST DRIVING RANGE Closter Golf Center 153 HOMANS AVE., CLOSTER, (201) 768-0990 CLOSTERGOLFCENTER.COM Readers are still wowed by the facilities at Closter Golf Center. The 120 heated booths that allow you to practice your drive year round might have something to do with it. Or maybe it’s the 40 stalls for grass play or the sand bunker that make it one of the top driving ranges in the country. RUNNER-UP: DARLINGTON DRIVING RANGE MAHWAH Its beautiful setting makes Darlington a wonderful place to hit a bucket of balls and practice your swing. Ramsey Municipal Pool EAST OAK ST., RAMSEY, (201) 327-1947 RAMSEYMUNICIPALPOOL.COM Complete with water slide and shaded areas, the Ramsey pool is once again the best place for a swim with readers this year. The ADA compliance is to be commended. RUNNERS-UP: GLEN ROCK POOL GLEN ROCK GRAYDON POOL RIDGEWOOD GOLDFISH SWIM SCHOOL WYCKOFF Glen Rock, with its Olympic-sized and children’s pools and water slide and diving board, remains a crowd pleaser. And, one of the last remaining sand pools in Bergen, summers at Graydon are a proud tradition for village residents. For guppies, readers have given a shout out to Goldfish Swim School. BEST EQUESTRIAN CENTER Saddle Ridge Riding Center 900 SHADOW RIDGE ROAD, FRANKLIN LAKES (201) 847-9999, SADDLERIDGERIDINGCENTER.COM Saddle Ridge is a haven for horse lovers whether they are English-style equestrians or just enjoy an afternoon trail ride. Beginners and seasoned riders alike will appreciate not only the quality of the teaching and facilities but the beautiful surroundings. RUNNERS-UP: BERGEN EQUESTRIAN CENTER, OVERPECK PARK LEONIA ROCKLEIGH EQUESTRIAN CENTER ROCKLEIGH Sprawling across Overpeck Park is the Bergen Equestrian Center, which offers full-service boarding and training services and a summer camp perfect for beginners. Rockleigh features a five-acre grazing pasture, three barns, two outdoor rings, three paddocks and a cross-country course. 80 2016 EDITION | (201) BEST OF BERGEN GUIDE CLOSTER GOLF CENTER: DANIELLE P. RICHARDS; RAMSEY MUNICIPAL POOL: KEVIN WEXLER; SADDLE RIDGE RIDING CENTER: ANNE-MARIE CARUSO Things To Do