Recreation Department

Preschool | Camps | Youth Programs | Adult Programs
Pools & Parks | Trips & Discount Tickets | Sports


Mailing Address:
P.O. Box 8
Blackwood, NJ 08012

Physical Address:
80 Broadacres Drive, Clementon
(Next to the Cherrywood development)

Point Ariel Park
2900 Erial Rd, Erial

Business Hours:
Monday-Thursday 8:00AM—5:45PM
Extended evening hours on Tuesdays & Thursdays until 7:30pm

Phone: (856) 435-5734 and (856) 374-3520
Fax: (856) 782-8962

Office Staff

Recreation Supervisors: Bill Fagan
Diane Jones
Clerk-Typists: Nellie Harris
Jessica Porter
Recreation Leaders: Nicole West
Shane McNichol
Amanda Lilley
Brian Troutt
Rob Prendergast
Ryan Pavlik
Danielle Brocco-Saul
Annesia Jones




The Recreation Center is open for various sports when scheduled. You must come to the Rec Center and present a valid drivers license or State ID with a Gloucester Twp address or a current Gloucester Twp school ID every visit. Check monthly calendar for dates.

Basketball Mondays 8:45-10:15 PM
Open gym basketball for adults 30+ will begin Sept.23.  
Family Basketball Tues. & Thurs. 5-6 PM
Open basketball for families with children under 12. Adults must stay with their children. Begins September 17.
Basketball Tues./Wed./Thurs 3-5 PM
Open basketball begins September 16. Children under 12 must be
accompanied by an adult.
Volleyball Thursdays 7:45-9:30 PM
Open Volleyball for adults 18+ will be in Oct., Nov. & Dec.
Deck Hockey Sundays 6-9 PM
Open Hockey for adults 18+ will be held 9/8, 9/15, 9/22, 10/6, 10/13, 10/20 & 10/27.
Deck Hockey Fridays 8:45-10:15 PM
Open Hockey for adults 18+ will be held 11/8, 11/15, 11/22, 12/6, 12/20, & 12/27.

Dodgeball League held at the Recreation Center. Check out 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.




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.