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  • 2019 Ramapo College Summer Concert Series
  • Online Registration Available for Adult Sports
  • 2018 Co-Ed Adult Soccer League
  • EFFECTIVE IMMEDIATELY: COMMODORE PERRY FIELD and WINTERS PARK ARE CLOSED
  • 2018 Recreation Events and Meeting Dates
  • Annual Christmas Tree Lighting
  • UPDATED: Halloween Costume Parade
  • 23rd Annual Mahwah Day
  • Co-Ed Township Softball Tournament


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    Calendar of Events

    July, 2019
        7-17-19   REC - Movie Night
        7-18-19   Paddle Day 5:30-7:30
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    August, 2019
        8-25-19   REC - 2nd Annual Food Truck Festival
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    September, 2019
        9-11-19   Men's Basketball / Women's Volleyball Begins
        9-12-19   Mahwah Day Info Meeting 7:00 pm
        9-21-19   25th Annual Mahwah Day
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    October, 2019
        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

    RDirector@mahwahtwp.org

    See Summer Rec page for any announcements

     

    Next Rec Event: 

     

    Paddle Day - Scheduled for 7/11 is cancelled due to Rain. 

    Rain Date is Thursday, July 18, 5:30 - 7:30 pm.

    The Mahwah Recreation Committee will host Paddle Day on Thursday, July 11 from 5:30 - 7:30 p.m.   Paddle Day will be held on Lake Henry, located in the rear of Continental Soldier’s Park.  Canoes, kayaks and life jackets will be provided by Ramsey Outdoor Stores for the use of Mahwah residents of all ages, at no charge.  Proof of residency will be required for participation in this event.  Rain date: Thursday, July 18.  

     

    Movie Night on the Big Screen  -  POSTPONED.   WILL NOW BE WED 7/24

    The Mahwah Recreation Committee will feature “SmallFoot” (rated PG) at Movie Night DUE TO WEATHER FORCAST HAS NOW MOVED TO Wednesday, July 24 at Commodore Perry Field. The movie will begin as soon as darkness allows, on a large 25 foot screen.  Admission is free for all Mahwah residents.  Bring a blanket or chairs and enjoy the big screen entertainment.  The refreshment stand will be open serving food, snacks and drinks at reasonable prices. There is free Face Painting from 6:00-8:00.  

    Also enter our “Bring Your Own Cardboard Car Contest”, sponsored by Mahwah Cub Scout Pack 258. Cars must be constructed from a cardboard box and designed/decorated with paint.  Prizes will be awarded to the top 3 winners.

    Make it a night of family fun under the stars!  SEE YOU ON 7/24

     

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    SUMMER REC FORMS ARE LOCATED IN THE "FORMS CENTER' SECTION OF THE WEBSITE.  LOOK AT MENU ON LEFT FOR "FORMS CENTER"

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    VOLLEYBALL: Co-ed adult volleyball will be moved to Thursdays at the Lenape Meadows gym, from 7:00 - 9:00 pm.
     

    Adult Sports Registration: 

    ON LINE REGISTATION IS AVAILABLE! 

    We are pleased to announce that the Mahwah Recreation Department has just launched online registration at:  http://tshq.bluesombrero.com/Default.aspx?tabid=2141264 

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    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:
     www.tmysb.org.

    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:

    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.

    Website: https://pickleball07430.wixsite.com/mysite   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.   

    Mahwah Women's Softball:  Mahwah Recreation is sponsoring a woman’s softball league this summer.  We now accept players from surrounding Bergen County towns in order to provide our residents with a bigger, better program. Games will begin June 10th and continue through early August, 2019.  All participants must be 18 years of age on or before June 10, 2019 Games will be on Tuesdays and Thursdays at 6:30 PM and 7:45 PM at both Continental Soldiers and Commodore Perry fields.  First time participants must register in person at Continental Soldiers Park on Wednesday, May 15 or Wednesday May 22 from 7:30-9:30 PM.  Fee:  Out of Town Players: $50.  Mahwah Residents:  $40Online registration available at: http://tshq.bluesombrero.com/Default.aspx?tabid=2141264-  or in the Forms Center, under Recreation Dept.

    Mahwah Men's Residential Softball League:  Mahwah Recreation is sponsoring a men’s softball league open to Mahwah residents only. Fee:  $40.  Games will begin June 10th and continue through early August, 2019. All participants must be18 years of age on or before June 10, 2019  Games will be played on Mondays and Wednesdays at 6:45 PM or 8:30 PM at both Continental Soldiers and Commodore Perry fields. First time participants must register in person at Continental Soldiers Park, on Wednesday, May 15 or Wednesday May 22 from 7:30 - 9:30 PM .   Online registration available  here http://tshq.bluesombrero.com/Default.aspx?tabid=2141264- or in the Forms Center, under Recreation Dept.

    Mahwah Co-Ed Adult Soccer LeagueMahwah Recreation is again sponsoring a 7 V 7 Coed Adult Soccer league on Tuesdays and Thursdays,   June 4 through July 25.  Games will be played at Mahwah HS. Start times are between 8:00 – 10:00pm. Mahwah residents only.  All participants must be 18 years of age or older before June 4, 2019.   All first time players must register in person and show proof of residency (Copy of Driver License is preferred).   In-person registration will be held at Continental Soldiers Park, on Wed. May 15 from 7:30-9:30pm and Wed. May 22 from 7:30-9:30pm. Proof of residency and fee of $40, payable to Mahwah Rec. Soccer must be received at time of registration.  Prior years’ players can mail in the signed form with payment to the Recreation Office at 475 Corporate Drive, Mahwah NJ.  The deadline for registration is May 22.  Online registration available  here http://tshq.bluesombrero.com/Default.aspx?tabid=2141264- or in the Forms Center, under Recreation Dept.

    Co-Ed Softball Tournament:  CANCELLED.  NEW DATE TBD
    Mahwah Recreation is sponsoring a one day Township Co-ed softball tournament, open to residents of Mahwah only. Games will be played on Saturday July 13, 2019. The nonrefundable fee of $30 per player is payable to Mahwah Rec Softball and must be received by July 3, 2019 for team placement. All participants must be 18 years of age on or before July 13, 2019. Games will be played at both Continental Soldiers and Commodore Perry fields.  Online registration available  here http://tshq.bluesombrero.com/Default.aspx?tabid=2141264-  or in the Forms Center, under Recreation Dept.  In-person registration at  Continental Soldiers Park, will be held on Monday, May 15, 2019 and Wednesday, May 22, 2019 from 7:30-9:30 PM.

    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 refereenj@gmail.com or Deb at dconway17@aol.com

    Mahwah Adult Tennis Clinic: Due to low turnout, the Adult Tennis Clinic is cancelled this year.

     

     


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    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:  www.tmysb.org

    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 www.tmysb.org, for more details on Rutgers & Background Checks




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