Recreation Department

Preschool | Camps | Youth Programs | Adult Programs | Senior 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




Info for our summer camps and programs will be available in late April.

Important Dates:

March 28 Resident Program Registration Begins 8am at Rec Center

April 4 Non-Resident Program Registration Begins 8am at Rec

May 2: GT Pool Registration Begins

May 9: Fall 2016 PreK Registration Begins

May 16: Summer Class registration for residents begins

May 31 & June 1: Summer Camp Registration begins




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 for more info.

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.