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P.O. Box 8
Blackwood, NJ 08012
80 Broadacres Drive, Clementon
(Next to the Cherrywood development)
Point Ariel Park
2900 Erial Rd, Erial
Extended evening hours on Tuesdays & Thursdays until 7:30pm
Phone: (856) 435-5734 and (856) 374-3520
Fax: (856) 782-8962
|Recreation Supervisors:||Bill Fagan
|Recreation Leaders:||Nicole West
PROGRAM REGISTRATION INFORMATION
May 4 Pool & Non-member Swim Lesson Registration
May 11 Summer Sports camps, programs & Fall Preschool Registration
June 3 Preschool Camp, Police Camp & Nature Camp Registration
June 4 Playground Camp, Adventure & Middle School Camp Registration
June 10 Non-Resident Registration
Registration is held at the Recreation Center beginning at 8am. You may register beginning on the above dates and can continue registering until a program fills. Space is limited for all programs and trips. In-person registration is required for all activities. Make checks payable to “Twp. of Gloucester” except where otherwise noted; two separate checks may be necessary.
Bring a valid drivers license and second proof of residency to registration to receive resident rate. Preschool registration also requires a photocopy of the child’s birth certificate and medical record. Refunds will be given if the Recreation Department cancels a trip or program due to low enrollment. We reserve the right to cancel a trip or program if enough people have not registered in advance. Program and camp refunds will be given minus a $10.00 processing fee. This refund must be requested before 20% of the scheduled classes are completed. Sports Camp refunds will be issued only if the request is made at least 1 week prior to the start. Please bring your receipt to the office for processing. All refunds take 30-45 days to process. Returned checks are subject to a $25.00 fee.
The grade specified (K-8) for all summer camps is current grade for the 2014/2015 school year. We will verify age using school records or may request proof of age.
RECREATION CENTER OPEN GYM INFO
The Recreation Center is open for various sports when scheduled. You must come to the Rec Center and present a valid driver’s license or State ID with a Gloucester Twp address or a current Gloucester Twp school ID every visit. We do not have a guest policy. Check monthly calendar for dates and closures.
Basketball Mondays 8:45-10:15pm
Open Basketball for adults 30+.
Family Basketball Tues. & Thurs. 5-6PM
Open Basketball for families with children under 12. Adults must stay with their children. Begins September 8.
Basketball Tues./Wed./Thurs 3-5PM
Open basketball begins September 8. Children under 12 must be accompanied by an adult.
Deck Hockey Fridays
Open Hockey for adults 18+ .
September - October 8:15-9:45PM
November - December 8:45-10PM
Dodgeball League held at Rec Center. Check out www.playmoresj.com for more info.
Dodgeball League held at the Recreation Center. Check out www.playmoresj.com for more information.
Gloucester Township's Special Parents & Kids Network (SPKN))
Gloucester Township’s Special Parents & Kids Network is a township supported, parent-directed, parent-to-parent support, education and information resources group that firmly believes that providing events and resources for families who care for special needs individuals is important to enhancing the lives of those individuals and their families. We are committed to building a network of resources, socialization opportunities, continuing education and support to children of all ages with special needs, their families and caregivers. Additionally, this group acts as a means to provide awareness of the importance of social integration of our children into the general population using opportunities to educate others and create overall societal acceptance.
Rent the Recreation Center for Birthday Parties!
$150.00 for two hours
Applications accepted at the Recreation Center.
*New policy—intended for children 4–14 years of age*
Rent the Gazebo at Veterans Park or Gazebo at Gloucester Township Community Park
$30.00 Township Resident for 3 hours OR $60.00 Non-residents for 3 hours. To reserve a Saturday or Sunday, please request your date at least two weeks in advance. Applications accepted at the Recreation Center. Please call 856-435-5734 for more info
Rent the Pool
The Township Pool is available Saturday & Sunday from 6-8 PM beginning June 18. Must be a GT Resident.
$150 for two hours
Veterans Park Track Length:
Veterans Park Track on Chews Landing Rd. is a 1/2 mile when you also walk or run the loop. To equal a mile, you would need to run or walk around the park 2 times, including the loop.
SPONSOR A BENCH PROGRAM
Individuals and families have the opportunity to sponsor park benches in our Twp. Parks. This is a unique way to remember a loved one, or to honor friends or family. Each sponsored bench will contain a 4" x 6" plaque, displaying your message. The cost of each bench is $1,000. For more info, please contact Bill Fagan at the Rec Dept, 856-435-5734.