Recreation Parks & Public Property: Commissioner Thomas DiMaggio, Director

Lyndhurst Adult Workshop - Cooking Class

Lyndhurst Parks and Recreation Commissioner, Thomas DiMaggio, is pictured with the staff and clients of the Lyndhurst Workshop. The Workshop is a program under the direction of the Parks Department and Commissioner DiMaggio. The Workshop is currently expanding the programs that are offered to individuals with developmental and intellectual disabilities. This picture was taken during the workshop’s weekly cooking class. If you would like any information regarding the workshop, please call (201) 372-1135 or email

Shen Yun – NJ PAC

The Department of Parks and Recreation, under the direction of Commissioner Tom DiMaggio, would like to run a trip to the NJ PAC Center in Newark to see the Shen Yun Performing Arts on Wednesday, May 3rd, 2017. 

Through the universal language of music and dance, Shen Yun weaves a wondrous tapestry of heavenly realms, ancient legends, and modern heroic tales, taking you on a journey through 5,000 years of Chinese culture. Its stunning beauty and tremendous energy leave audiences uplifted and inspired.

A Shen Yun performance features the world’s foremost classically trained dancers, a unique orchestra blending East and West, and dazzling animated backdrops—together creating one spectacular performance.

The Tickets for the orchestra seats, including transportation would be $100 each.  The bus would leave Cleveland Avenue at 7:00 PM.  Please call the Parks Department at (201) 804-2482 if you are interested.  We would need 38 people in order to get the lower-priced tickets.

Broadway Play: Sunset Boulevard

The Parks and Recreation Department, under the direction of Commissioner Tom DiMaggio, is running a trip to see Andrew Lloyd Webber’s Sunset Boulevard starring Glenn Close. The $123.00 tickets are for Wednesday, May 10th, 2017 at 8:00 PM.  The bus will leave the Park’s Department at 6:00 PM.

Seats are limited, only 34 orchestra seats are available.  If you are interested, please call the Parks Department to reserve your seat as soon as possible.  Limit 4 tickets per person.

Soccer Camp 2017 - Spring & Summer

Starting in April, the US Sports Institute offers Soccer for Lyndhurst boys & girls ages 2 through 14. 

Here is a list of what they offer:

Spring Break Camp (Age 5 To 14): Monday, April 10th to Thursday, April 13th

Parent & Me Squirts (Age 2 To 3):  April 24 to June 12

Soccer Squirts (Age 3 To 5):  April 24 to June 12

Soccer Camp (Age 5 To 14):  June 26 to June 30

For more specific information, visit their website at: and enter your zip code and child’s age.

Trip to Tropicana Casino in Atlantic City

Commissioner Tom DiMaggio, Director of the Department of Parks & Recreation, is running a trip to the Tropicana Casino in Atlantic City, on Friday, March 31st, 2017 from 9:00 AM until 6:00 PM.  The $25 ticket will include the bus ride as well as a $25 play voucher.

You can reserve your seat at the Parks Department, 250 Cleveland Avenue or call (201) 804-2482.