Recreational Activities Parks & Public Property: Commissioner Thomas DiMaggio, Director

Below is a list of activities offered through the Lyndhurst Parks & Recreation Department. You can find information on the Community Pool activities on this website.

For all sports activities, visit your child’s local school website and look for the Parks Department link on the lower left-hand side of the page. General registration information is listed below, however dates are subject to change.

Pool Activities

  • Aquasize classes – Located at the Lyndhurst Community Pool by a Certified Specialist. 12 week sessions held 4 times a year.
  • Pool Membership – We offer a 4 month membership or an annual membership.
  • Swimming Lessons – for ages 4 and up held at the Lyndhurst Community Pool. Eight-week sessions held 3 or 4 times a year.
  • Mommy & Me – for 1 parent with an infant for babies to get used to the water while singing and playing games.


  • Boys Basketball - Registration held from September through early October offered for grades 2-8.
  • Cheerleading – Registration held in May offered for grades K-8.
  • Flag Football and Football – Registration held in May offered for age 4 for flag football and football for grades 2-8.
  • Girls Basketball – Registration held in October offered for grades 1-2 3-8.
  • Hockey – Registration held in September offered for ages 4-8.
  • LaCrosse – (Instructional) Registration held in February or March and offered to grades K - 8th. Equipment not included in registration price.
  • Little League – Registration usually held in January/February.
    • T-Ball is for boys and girls ages 5 & 6.
    • Juniors is for boys and girls ages 7 & 8.
    • Minors is for boys and girls ages 8-11.
    • Majors is for boys and girls ages 9-12.
    • Senior League is for boys and girls ages 13-16.
    • Softball is for girls ages 5-12.
  • Recreation Volleyball – Offered to grades 5-8. Registration is usually held in September.
  • Soccer – Registration is held in May/June. Offered to grades Pre-K through 8th.
  • Wrestling – Registration takes place in November for grades 1st – 8th.
  • Women’s Volleyball – Registration takes place in August. For ages 18 and older.

1st Grade Recreation Boys Basketball Registration

Lyndhurst Recreation Boys Basketball - 1st Grade Instructional League

The Lyndhurst Recreation Boys Basketball League is holding online registration, open now and closing on December 1st 2019, for the boys 1st grade instructional league. The registration fee is $25 and includes a T-Shirt and a ball.

This is a great opportunity for first grade boys to learn the fundamentals of the game in a fun and encouraging environment before entering league play in second grade.

Practices will be Saturday mornings, beginning in January 2020.

To register, visit here.

Girls Basketball Registrations 2019

If you missed the registrations last week, you can still sign up for Girls Basketball.  Registration will be held at the Recreation Center’s Concession Stand on the following dates:

From 5:00 PM until 8:00 PM
Tuesday, October 15
Thursday, October 17
Monday, October 21
Tuesday, October 22
Thursday, October 24

From 9:00 AM until 12:00 Noon
Saturday, October 19th
Saturday, November 2nd

Halloween Parade

Commissioner Tom DiMaggio, Director of the Department of Parks & Recreation announces that the Annual Halloween Parade will be held on Saturday, October 26, 2019 with a rain date of Sunday, October 27, 2019

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. 

Children of all ages are welcome to participate.  The children will enjoy pumpkin painting, a petting zoo, face painting, dancing to Paul the DJ, a horse and buggy ride, train rides and will receive a goody bag.

Come out and join in the fun!

Rockettes Christmas Spectacular

The Department of Parks & Recreation, under the direction of Commissioner Tom DiMaggio, have obtained tickets for two shows at Rockefeller Center to see the Rockettes Christmas Spectacular.

The first show will be on Monday, December 9th, 2019 at 11:00 AM.  The price for the orchestra seats and transportation is $95.00 each.  The bus will leave the NJ Transit lot at 9:30 AM.

The second show will be on Monday, December 16th, 2019 at 8:00 PM.  The price for the orchestra seats plus transportation is $105.00 each.  The bus will leave the Parks Department at 6:00 PM.

There is a limit of purchasing 4 tickets per person.  Please call the Parks Department at (201) 804-2482 to reserve your ticket.