Recreation

Office Hours:  Monday thru Friday:  7:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Dan Scudieri - Superintendent  - Phone (201) 383-9768
Eamonn Twomey - Director
Located in Room 214 - 2nd Floor (Rec / Zoning & Planning office)
Recreation Advisory Board:  Mardi Ekmekjian, Jim Hanson (see table below)
BIG THINGS PLANNED FOR TOWNSHIP RECREATION! 

LATEST ANNOUNCEMENTS!

***INTRO TO CHEER PARENT MEETING -
April 19th at 6:30 PM in the SENIOR CENTER
***

Reminder - Sign ups begin May 1st and run through July 1st. All children entering kindergarten and first grade for the 2023, 2024 school year who reside in Township or Westwood.

SUMMER REC CAMP COUNSELORS NEEDED!
We are now accepting applications for our summer rec camp program counselors (SUMMER REC CAMP 2023 DATES - JUNE 26, 2023 - AUGUST 4, 2023). If you are interested please complete an application and submit as directed right away.
Please - click here for an applicaiton and contact information.

 


• SUMMER REC CAMP 2023 DATES - JUNE 26, 2023 - AUGUST 4, 2023
 SUMMER REC CAMP COUNSELOR APPLICATIONS - click here

•  SUMMER REC CAMP REGISTRATION
(See fees below)
•  SUMMER REC CAMP HANDBOOK - 2023 
•  SUMMER REC CAMP CALENDAR - 2023
•  Contatct Chris Pinto with all your Summer Rec questions - email here
 
• FOLLOW US ON: • INSTAGRAM @twpsummerrec • TWITTER @twpsummerrec 
FACEBOOK Township Summer Rec 
2023 SUMMER CAMP REGISTRATION OPENS 4/03/23 - CLOSES 6/01/23    
2023 - SUMMER REC FEES  1st Participant
 WT Resident 
 Each Add'l
 Participant
  1st Participant
   Non Resident
   Each Add'l
 NR Participant
Camp 8:30am - 2:30pm (6 weeks)  $440   $430    $550    $54O
FULL Before & After Care Fees
(7:30 - 8:30am & 2:30 - 6:00pm)
 $650   $625    $770    $750
BEFORE Care only (7:30 - 8:30am)  $220   $200    $300    $280
AFTER Care only (2:30 - 6:00pm)  $500   $475    $575    $550
Late Pickup Fees 
(Must be paid weekly!)
 
$25.00/hr
 
  (for each 
 participant)
   $35.00/hr   
               
 (for each
participant)
*Prorated refunds will be issued only during the first two (2) weeks of the program.  After the first two weeks of the program, registration fees are NON-REFUNDABLE.

REFUNDS:  There shall be a $25 per-registration refund fee.  Refunds shall only be issued if requested in writing within the first two weeks of a program and during the first week of Summer Recreation.  No refund will be issued for before and after care after the start of the program.  No refunds will be issued for Summer Recreation trips/excursions.

Non-Resident Participants.  In addition to each Program fee payable by a Participant as set forth above, with the exlusion of the Summer Rec program that has its own non-resident rates, each non -resident Participant shall be required to pay an additional fee of $25.00
 

RECREATION PROGRAMS 

FUN WITH ART  - WT Community Pass Registration - opens 2/3 - 2/24/23 Program begins 3/7 and runs through May
Do your children love art? Have them join art teachers Ann and John Monton where they will learn how to draw step by step cartoons, landscapes, and animals! they will work with watercolors, pencil, and pastels. This 10 week program will be meeting once a week on Tuesdays from 4pm - 5pm  in the Senior Center of the Township of Washington Town Hall from 3/7/23 – 5/16/23. (No class on Tuesday, April 4, 2023)

Program Fee = $210 for the first child (includes all materials) & $200 each additional Family Registrant (Max of 15 spots) 
Registration will open on Friday, 2/3/23 at 9am for Township of Washington residents only through Friday, 2/17/23.

If the maximum number of registrants is not met by Friday, February 17, the program will then be open to non-residents, also. There will be an additional $25 out of town fee for non-residents. Once the maximum number of 15 registrants is met, a waitlist will be created through the last day of registration, Friday, February 24, 2023.

 

BASKETBALL PROGRAMS FLYER - 2022-2023 - WT Community Pass Registration opens 10/6/23 & ends 10/27/23  
The program is designed to accommodate boys & girls in 1st – 8th grades. Township of Washington residents only.

The Intramural Program (Grades 3-8) Season starts in January. Practices are held during the week. Games are held on Saturdays. The times are to be determined. The Instructional Program Clinics (Grades 1-2) are held on Saturdays starting in January and ends the last Saturday in February. The times are to be determined.If you are interested in volunteering to coach, please contact Dan Scudieri via email: dscudieri@twpofwashington.us  A background check, for all volunteers 18 years of age and older, is required. Please contact Dan Scudieri for more details.
 


WT BASEBALL & SOFTBALL  (Independent Program open to Township kids) is offering a KICKBALL program for 2023  Season! This program is for age 4 (birth dates from 9/1/18- 8/31/19). It is designed to introduce kids to base running, team play and similar concepts of baseball & softball. The kids will have plenty of fun in the Spring! Visit their website at www.wtbbsb.org for additional program information. *Softball, Baseball, and Kickball registration closes 1/31/23 - late fee assessed after 2/1/23.  *Opening Day is 4/22/2023 9:00 AM at Clark Field (Rain Date 4/23/23)

DRAGONS SOCCER (Independent Program open to all) - registration for all available programs is available here: https://dragonssc.sportngin.com/

WRESTLING - (Independent Westwood Rec Program open to Township kids) The Westwood Junior Wrestling Program is open to boys and girls in grades 1-8 who reside in either Westwood or Twp. of Washington. Practices will be held during the week beginning in December. Matches and tournaments held weekends in January and February. Westwood resident fee: $85; Twp. of Washington fee: $110. There is also a $50 deposit for singlet at time of handout for all participants. Register online via WW Community Pass Sept. 6 - October 28. https://register.communitypass.net/westwood

CARDINAL CHEERLEADING (Independent Westwood Rec Program open to Township kidsCardinal Youth Rec Cheerleading Registration Information (programs for 2nd thru 8th grade) - these programs are open to Westwood & Township of Washington athletes. Registration will take place on Date TBA but usually early May 2023 at the Westwood Community Center, 55 Jefferson Ave. Westwood, NJ. Unfortunately, no late registrations accepted. (No Refunds After June 15th) Visit here for further information: https://westwoodyouthcheerleading.weebly.com/  (Not through Community Pass)

CARDINAL FOOTBALL / Flag Football(Independent Westwood Rec Program open to Township kids) - www.jrcardinalfootball.org - Registration for Twp. of Washington & Westwood residents usually opens in APRIL at jrcardinalfootball.org.  Flag Football for grades K-2 - Tackle Football for grades 1-8. Last day to register is June 15th.  The cost for registration will be $250 for your first player, $200 for your second player. If you are registered after June 15th, there will be a $50 late fee.  For more information email the organization using this form or follow Jr. Cardinal Football at www.facebook.com/CardinalJrFootball/. (Not through Community Pass)

TEEN CENTER  - Teen Center when open is available to all Westwood/Twp. of Washington residents in Grades 6-8 at no cost. Basketball, ping-pong, billiards and air hockey are just some of the available activities on Friday nights from 7:30 pm – 10:00 pm at the Westwood Community Center. Parents must register their child in advance at https://register.communitypass.net/westwood. Follow on Facebook for current programs and schedules: @WestwoodNJRecTeenCenter
 


TWP OF WASHINGTON RECREATION PROGRAM & FEE SCHEDULE- 2023
 
       Program Fee for First
Family Participant
Fee for each Add'l Family Participant   Registration
       Period
Basketball (Intramural) $165.00 $155.00 Oct 6 - Oct 27
Basketball (Traveling) $295.00 $285.00 Oct 6 - Oct 27
Basketball (Instructional) $ 60.00 $ 55.00 Oct 6 - Oct 27
Basketball (Fall Clinic) $ xx.00 $ xx.00 October
Cheerleading $140.00 $130.00 May
Intro to Cheerleading $ 50.00 $ 45.00 May 1 - July 1 
Flag Football $ 55.00 $ 50.00 June
Lacrosse $160.00 $145.00 Jan 13 - Feb 10
Lacrosse (Instructional) $ 55.00 $ 50.00 Jan 13 - Feb 10
Teen Center Membership Free     
  (Click here for Teen Center info)      
Men's Softball $ 65.00   Feb 17-April 14
  
Non-Resident Participants.  In addition to each Program Fee payable by a Particpant as set forth above, with the exlusion of the Summer Rec program that has its own non-resident rates, each Non-Resident Particpant shall be required to pay an additional fee of $25.00
 
 
Township Fields /  Pavilion Rental
The Fields and/or Pavilion must be reserved in advance and approved.  Please Click here for the Park Permit Form/ Fee Schedule, or you may also pick up the form at the Recreation Office.
 
Township of Washington- Parks and Fields
 
Memorial Field
Intersection of Pascack Road and School Street Twp. of Washington, NJ 07676
Multi-Purpose Field, Little League Baseball / Softball Field (60 ft. bases),
Baseball Field (90 ft. bases), Basketball Court, Playground, Pavilion, Restrooms
 
Clark Field
Intersection of Monroe Avenue and Cross Street Twp. of Washington, NJ 07676
Little League Baseball Field (60 – 70 ft. bases)
Basketball Court, Calisthenics Area, Playground, Restrooms
 
Gardner Field Intersection of Bridge Street and Ridgewood Boulevard North Twp. of Washington, NJ 07676
Little League Baseball / Softball Field (60 ft. bases)
Basketball Court, Playground
 
Sherry Field Intersection of Lafayette Avenue and Cardinal Lane Twp. of Washington, NJ 07676
3 Little League Baseball/Softball Fields (60 ft. bases)
 
Senior Park(Martini Park) Intersection of Chestnut St. and Sussex Rd. on Schlegel Lake Twp of Washington, NJ 07676
A reflective park located on Schlegel Lake dedicated to John Martini.

Lincoln Park
  - Entrance located on Beechwood Drive Twp of Washington NJ 07676
A nature park and trail currently being overhauled - stay tuned for updates.

 
        RECREATION  ADVISORY BOARD - 2023
 
NAME POSITION TERM
     
Eamonn Twomey Director 5/02/2022      12/31/2025
Mardi Ekmekjian Member 1/01/2021      12/31/2024
George Kuzma Member 1/01/2023      12/31/2026
Joe Lavezzola Member 1/01/2023      12/31/2026
Jim Dugan Member 08/15/2022    12/31/2025
Jim Joyce Member 08/15/2022    12/31/2025
Sasha Lopez Member 08/15/2022    12/31/2025
Tim Ritter Member 1/01/2020      12/31/2023
Christopher Santise Member 1/01/2020      12/31/2023
Kelly Riedel Member 1/01/2023      12/31/2026
Jim Hanson Member 1/01/2021      12/31/2024

 

PASSING OF SCOTT SPEZIAL - We are deeply saddened to share that former councilman, and longtime coach of the Twp. of Washington Jr. Football League, Scott "Spez" Spezial passed away, February 26th, 2020 surrounded by his family. For a little more information on Scott's life and the impact he had on his community, please visit here. *Details on when and how our community will come together to honor the life and legacy of Scott will be shared when they become available. 
*WT Swim Club bond holders may email questions regarding the status of their refunds by clicking here.  
Bond holders may also direct message the board members via their Facebook page here.
TOWNSHIP RECREATION PROGRAMS
Summer Rec Camp Handbook - 2023 
Summer Rec Calendar - 2023
Lacrosse website 
Flag Football 
Cheerleading
Intro to Cheer
Basketball - 2022 

Teen Center

Wrestling (Gr. 1-8) thru Westwood Rec - click here and visit their Fall Programs
SPECIAL NEEDS PROGRAM
The Special Needs Activity Program (SNAP) is open to residents of WT, WW and other neighboring BC municipalities. Families of children with various types of physical and cognitive limitations use the program to keep their children active and engaged with peers while learning new skills in a fun, supportive environment. The program strives to promote independence and improve the quality of life through athletic and arts programming and to create positive recreational and social experiences for children and young adults (ages 3-21) who have a physical or learning disability.  For more information, check out the SNAP program brochure. 2022-23 SNAP Program Brochure