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.

Memorial Day Parade

The Veterans Alliance is hosting the Memorial Day Parade on Monday, May 29th, 2017.  Those taking part in the assembly will meet at 10:15 AM on the grounds of the American Legion located at 217 Webster Avenue (at Park and Court).

The pre-parade ceremonies will begin at 10:30 AM.  Parade step-off is at 11:00 AM. 

LINE OF MARCH
From The American Legion Building:  East on Court Avenue; North (left) onto Stuyvesant Avenue; East (right) onto Second Avenue; South (right) onto Ridge Road; West (right) onto Valley Brook Avenue; Right onto Delafield into Town Hall Park.

Music Under the Stars 2017

Commissioner Tom DiMaggio, Director of the Department of Parks and Recreation, with the assistance of Jerry LaGuardia Entertainment, will be hosting the Music Under the Stars from Wednesday, July 12, 2017 through Saturday, July 15, 2017.  See the schedule below.

Lyndhurst Junior Football & Cheerleading

You can now register for Lyndhurst Junior, Flag and Tackle Football, as well as Cheerleading online at:  www.lyndhurstjrfootball.com

FASST - Youth Speed & Agility Program

The Township of Lyndhurst and FASST Present “Youth Speed & Agility Program.”  The goal of the program is to help younger athletes enhance and improve balance, coordination, agility, flexibility, explosiveness and running techniques.

The program is for ages 8 to 14.  It will run for six weeks from July 11th through August 17th on every Tuesday and Thursday from 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM.   They will be held at the Lyndhurst Recreation fields at 862 Valley Brook Avenue.  The cost for early registration is $175.  After June 10th it will cost $199.

Call to register at 201-933-0778, or email to info@fasstnj.com.

Groundhog Day on Broadway

The Parks and Recreation Department, under the direction of Commissioner Tom DiMaggio, is running a trip to see Groundhog Day on Thursday, June 15th at 7:00PM.  The $110.00 tickets includes transportation to and from the show.  The bus will leave the Park’s Department at 5:00 PM.

Seats are limited and go fast.  If you are interested, please call the Parks Department to reserve your seat as soon as possible.  Limit 4 tickets per person.

Lyndhurst Day Camp

Lyndhurst Day Camp will run from Monday, July 10th through and including Friday, August 18th.  It is provided to Lyndhurst residents with children in grades Kindergarten through 8th and non-residents with children attending Sacred Heart School in Lyndhurst. Please note:  the child must be going into Kindergarten this September AND 5 years old before July 10th.

Activity booklets will be available at the Parks Department starting Monday, April 17, 2017.  Actual Day Camp registration will start on Monday, April 24, 2017.

Trip to the Caesars Casino, Atlantic City

Commissioner Tom DiMaggio, Director of the Department of Parks and Recreation, is running a trip to the Caesars Casino in Atlantic City, on Friday, May 26th, 2017 from 9:00 AM until 6:00 PM.  The $30 ticket will include the bus ride as well as a $20 play voucher.

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

Recreation Fall Soccer

 
Online registrations for recreation fall soccer for children in grades 1-8 opens on Monday, May 1, 2017.  The fee is $75 for the first child, $25 for each additional child.  
 
Open house registration will be held at the Parks Department, 250 Cleveland Avenue on Friday, June 9th from 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM.  There will be an additional $10.00 fee to register in person for paperwork processing.
 
For more information, click on the link below to view the flyer.
 
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