UPDATED march 1, 2021
In house basketball programs (rec & mtl) have been cancelled. after careful analysis undertaken by the township and the board of education, it was mutually determined that the safety risks outweighed the benefits. refunds will be issued to all who registered.
wrestling will be re-evaluated as the scholastic season gets closer.
• registration for spring programming begins on monday, february 1st. programs include 3rd - 8th grade lacrosse, track, skateboard and others. programs will continue to be added as details become finalized. future programming includes golf clinic, sports conditioning and k-2 lacrosse.
Ginny Duenkel Pool
• registration for the 2021 pool season will begin on monday, march 1, 2021. the early bird pricing deadline for membership is monday, may 10, 2021. exact details regarding guidelines are pending updates from the state government. to review the policies from last season, please read the 2020 ginny duenkel pool faq sheet which can be found by clicking here.
municipal tennis courts REOPENED on friday, may 22, 2020 at 6:00 am with guidelines in place. please be sure to review the guidelines prior to playing by clicking here.
All kiddie parks, playgrounds, basketball courts and the skate park are open to the public. we are strongly recommending the CDC suggestions of ‘social distancing’ so please keep distance from other residents. masks are required within the parks.
The West Orange Recreation Department continues to discuss COVID-19 information with Township and Board of Education officials while monitoring updates from local, state and federal officials. As we process this information, we are developing contingency plans for different scenarios. Our top priority is the health and safety of our participants and staff.
Exercise Your Brain
• As an at home recreation activity, the Recreation Department has launched a weekly Exercise Your Brain feature. Each week, we will be uploading a packet of brain teasers including word searches, crosswords, sudoku and more to www.westorange.org/brainexercise
the rock spring golf club reopened on saturday, may 2, 2020. please visit www.rockspringgolf.com for further details.
How well do you know your neighborhood PARKS?
Click on the image or go to the parks page for more info
Registration has begun for Spring programs. Sign up now for spring sports teams, clinics and other activities. Information and registration can be found online.
Registration for Recreation Department sponsored programs is done through Community Pass. The registration portal can be found online. Residents can join in by creating their online registration account at Community Pass registration. Please note that if you have an existing Community Pass account with another organization, you do not need to create a new account. For any questions, please view our Community Pass FAQs (PDF).
About the Recreation Department
Current Programs and Tryout Dates
For up to date information about programs offered by the Recreation Department, Police Athletic League, Mountain Top League as well as other local organizations, please click on the Current Registration Forms and Tryout Schedules link on the left.
Upcoming Special Events
Throughout the year, the Recreation Department sponsors various special events. For information, please click on the upcoming special events link on the left.
Recreation Resource Guide
View the Recreation Department Newsletter