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  • 2nd Annual Food Truck Festival
  • 14th Annual Bergen County Bocce Tournament
  • 2019 Ramapo College Summer Concert Series
  • Online Registration Available for Adult Sports
  • 2018 Co-Ed Adult Soccer League
  • 2018 Recreation Events and Meeting Dates
  • Annual Christmas Tree Lighting
  • UPDATED: Halloween Costume Parade
  • 23rd Annual Mahwah Day

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    Calendar of Events

    September, 2019
        9-21-19   25th Annual Mahwah Day
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    October, 2019
        10-19-19   2019 Co-Ed Softball Tournament
        10-27-19   REC - Halloween Parade 3:00 PM
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    November, 2019
        11-11-19   Veterans Day Service 11:00 am
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    December, 2019
        12-8-19   REC - Tree Lighting 4:30 pm
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    Dennis J. Burns, Director
    Recreation Department                                                               

    475 Corporate Drive
    Mahwah, NJ 07430

    201-529-5757 ext: 254

    Mahwah Day applications can be found in the FORMS CENTER section of the website.   


    Next Rec Event: 

    25th  Annual Mahwah Day -  September 21st.  Commodore Perry Field 
    Kick Off Parade at 12:00 Noon.



    Adult Co-Ed Softball Tournament - Saturday, October 19th at Continental Soldiers Field

    Sign up to participate!  See Details below



    Adult Sports Registration: 


    We are pleased to announce that the Mahwah Recreation Department has just launched online registration at: 


    The mission of the Mahwah Township Recreation Department is to coordinate the recreational activities within the township. In cooperation with the Recreation Committee, the Mahwah Youth Sports Boosters, the Mahwah Board of Education, and the Mahwah Department of Public Works, the Recreation Department oversees the efficient and safe use of public areas that are maintained for purpose of community events; youth, high school, and adult sports; passive recreation; picnic areas; playgrounds; and walking paths.

    The Recreation Director develops the schedule for recreational and sporting events on township owned fields. The priority use of fields is scheduled by the Recreation Director. Click here for copy of Recreation Department Handbook. 

    The Recreation Director does not organize youth sports teams. The Township of Mahwah Youth Sports Boosters handles registration, team/coach assignments and game/practice schedules.  The web address for The Township of Mahwah Youth Sports Boosters is:

    If you have questions regarding the Sports Boosters, contact information can be obtained at their website by clicking the "CONTACT US" link at the top of the page. 

    Adult Sports and Activities:

    Mahwah Men’s Basketball: Mahwah Recreation is sponsoring a free Men’s Basketball program.  This recreational league will be divided into two age groups: The more competitive 21-34 group and the 35 and up “let’s get some exercise and have fun” group.  Pick-up games will be played on Wednesday evenings, beginning 9/11/19 through 6/10/20 at Joyce Kilmer School back gym from 7:00-9:30 pm.  If school is closed for any reason the game is cancelled.  Mahwah Residents Only.  The program is free, drop-ins are welcome. For more information, see the Township of Mahwah’s website at under Recreation Dept.  Download the application under Forms Center and bring to your first session.


    Adult Coed Volleyball:   Mahwah Recreation is sponsoring a free coed volleyball league.  Please note that this is a recreational league. Pick-up games will be played on Thursday evenings, starting September 12, 2019 and ending June 11, 2020.  Games are played at Lenape Meadows School from 7:30-9:30 p.m. If school is closed for any reason the game is cancelled.  Mahwah residents only.  For more information, see the Township of Mahwah’s website at under Recreation Dept.  Download the application under Forms Center and bring to your first session.


    Co-Ed Softball Tournament: RE-SCHEDULED - NEW DATE
    Mahwah Recreation is sponsoring a one day Township Co-ed softball tournament, open to residents of Mahwah only. Games will be played on Saturday, October 19 , 2019. The nonrefundable fee of $30 per player is payable to Mahwah Rec Softball and must be received by October 5, 2019 for team placement. All participants must be 18 years of age on or before October 19, 2019. Games will be played at both Continental Soldiers and Commodore Perry fields.  Online registration available  here  or in the Forms Center, under Recreation Dept. 


    Pickleball:  Pick-up games are free. The 2019 season will begin at the end of March or in early April. Days and times will be announced at a later date. To be placed on the email list, please send an email to the address listed below.


    For more info email:  PICKLEBALL07430@GMAIL.COM

    LOCATION:  Hockey Rink behind the Municipal Pool Complex., 700 Darlington Ave.  Enter the Municipal Pool parking lot and continue past pool complex to the Hockey Rink area.  700 Darlington Avenue.   


    Adult Bocce League: SUNDAYS AT 9:00 AM. 
    Mahwah Recreation is sponsoring a Bocce League open to Mahwah residents only. Matches will be played at Continental Soldier’s Park on Sundays at 9 a.m. If you would like to join in the fun, just show up.  No preregistration required. If you have any questions, please contact Nic Giancaspro at or Deb at

    Youth Sports:
    The Recreation Director does not organize youth sports teams.  The Township of Mahwah Youth Sports Boosters handle registration, team/coach assignments and game/practice schedules.   The web address for the Township of Mahwah Youth Sports Boosters is:

    If you are interested in becoming a coach or assistant coach for the youth program, you must take the Rutgers S.A.F.E.T.Y class and go through a background check prior to the season starting.

    See "Coaches Page" link, at, for more details on Rutgers & Background Checks

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