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.

Sports

  • 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.

Girls Recreational Basketball Registration

The Lyndhurst Parks and Recreation Department announces registration for Girls Basketball. Registration is being held at the Parks and Recreation Department, located at 250 Cleveland Ave., on the following dates and times:

  • Tuesday, Oct. 8 - 7:00 PM to 9:00PM
  • Wednesday, Oct. 10 - 7:00 PM to 9:00PM
  • Friday, Oct. 12 - 7:00 PM to 9:00PM
  • Saturday, Oct. 13 - 9:00 AM to 12:00PM

The league will consist of two groups. The first group will be 3rd, 4th and 5th grades and the second group will be 6th, 7th and 8th grades. Registration fee will be $75.00 for the first child and $45.00 for all other siblings. For more information, please call the Parks and Recreation Department at 201-804-2482.

***Also on these same dates is our 1st and 2nd grade Instructional league sign up for $25.00***

5K Color Fun Run/Walk Fundraiser

Sign-up for the 5K Color Fun Run/Walk Fundraiser on October 13, 2018 at the Lyndhurst Recreation Center, 862 Valley Brook Ave., at 9 a.m. Join us in support of Lyndhurst Competition Cheer.

Please register by September 28th to guarantee a race bib, color packet, and t-shirt! Check in time is between 8 a.m. and 8:30 a.m. on race day.

Register at https://secure.getactivefundraising.com/event/2018-Lyndhurst-Competition-Cheer-Lyndhurst-NJ

Fall 2018 Swim Lessons

The Fall 2018 session for Swim America at the Lyndhurst Community Pool will begin on either Saturday, September 15th or Thursday night, September 13th and will run for 8 weeks.

If you are interested, you can download the application below or pick up an application at the Parks Department, located at 250 Cleveland Avenue.

Cost is $140 and can be paid by check, cash or credit card.

Keep in mind that space is limited and registrants are taken on a first come, first accepted basis.  Registrations will not be accepted at the pool facility nor by mail.  Please call the Parks Department at (201) 804-2482 if you cannot make it within the hours of 8:00 AM or 4:30 PM to register.