Recreation Parks & Public Property: Commissioner Thomas DiMaggio, Director

Family Fun Night at the Lyndhurst Town Hall Park

Since the first Pokémon event was such a success, the Parks and Recreation Department, under the direction of Commissioner Tom DiMaggio, is coordinating another “Pokémon Go” Family Fun Night at the Town Hall Park.  The event will be held on Saturday, November 12th, 2016 from 7:00 PM until 10:00 PM with a rain date of Saturday, November 19th.

There will be 8 lure Pokestops lit for the entire 3 hours!!  Come and catch as many as you can while also enjoying food and snacks to support the Lyndhurst Emergency Squad.

Looking forward to seeing you there!!

Halloween Parade 2016

Commissioner Tom DiMaggio, Director of the Department of Parks & Recreation announces that the Annual Halloween Parade will be held on Saturday, October 29, 2016 with a rain date of Sunday, October 30, 2016. 

Children of all ages are welcome to participate.  Goody bags will be given out at the end of the parade.  Our “Trick or Treaters” will assemble in the Town Hall Park located on Delafield Avenue at 1:00 p.m.  As we have done in previous years, the youngsters will march past the Carucci Apartments so our seniors will have the opportunity to see them.

Come out and join in the fun!  For further details, please feel free to call the Recreation Department at (201) 804-2482.

Chess Clinic

Commissioner Tom DiMaggio, Director of the Department of Parks & Recreation, will be running a Chess Clinic, hosted by the Hudson County Chess Association.  The four-week Clinic will be free to all Lyndhurst residents and will run each Saturday in October from 12:00 Noon until 1:30 PM.

The Clinic will be directed by Peter Croce, whose students have won at the NJ State Championships for the past 15 years.  These lessons will not only prepare the students for tournaments, but they will receive a Chess certificate which will allow them to participate in the first Lyndhurst Chess Tournament scheduled for Sunday, November 6th.

To find out more about the Clinic and to download the registration form, please visit: