Senior Citizens Activities Parks & Public Property: Commissioner Thomas DiMaggio, Director

Listed are some of the activities held for seniors. More specific details are distributed quarterly in the Parks Department Newsletter.

They will also be listed on the home page of this website, in the South Bergenite, The Observer and The Daily Voice.

  •   Evening Trips to Broadway plays - Price includes transportation to and from the venue by town bus. Cost varies with the price of the play ticket.
  •   Afternoon Outings for Senior Citizens for lunch and show. One held in the Spring and one in the Fall. Venue may be either at the Stoney Hill Inn, Fiesta or Brownstone.
  •   FREE Senior Citizen Monthly Evening Meal on the last Wednesday of the month from January through October. The event is held at the Carucci Apartments which is located at 281 Stuyvesant Avenue near Willow. Doors open at 4:30 – dinner served at 5:00. Call 201-896-1629 to sign up.
  •   FREE Senior Citizen Afternoon Movies – Held on the third Wednesday of each month (except for July and August) at the Senior Citizen Center on Cleveland Avenue starting at 12:00 noon. Pizza, hot dogs, coffee and soda are served. Call the Parks Department if you need a ride (201) 804-2482.
  •   FREE Senior Citizen Afternoon Lunch and entertainment – Held in April at Senior Citizen Center on Cleveland Avenue.
  •   FREE Senior Thanksgiving Dinner – held on the Monday before Thanksgiving in November at the Senior Citizen Center on Cleveland Avenue. Dinner and Entertainment. Transportation is available if needed.

Lyndhurst Parks & Recreation Facilities Update

Residents please be advised the Township of Lyndhurst continues to comply with all directives from the CDC and the office of the Governor with regards to our parks and recreation facilities.

In accordance with the most current guidelines the following facilities are OPEN for use:

Lyndhurst High School: walking track and both athletic fields are open for Lyndhurst residents from 8 am to 8 pm.

Lyndhurst Recreation field complex is open to organized Lyndhurst youth sports programs by permit only at this time.

Town Hall park is open for passive use daily.

The following facilities remain CLOSED in accordance with CDC guidelines and the Governor’s office:

The Lyndhurst Community pool is currently closed in compliance with state guidelines for indoor pools.

The Lyndhurst Spray Park is currently closed in accordance with state guidelines on water parks.

All playgrounds remain closed in compliance with state guidelines.

The Township of Lyndhurst will comply with all state guidelines for the safe operation and reopening of Town facilities and parks. Regular updates can be found on the Township website Social distancing and good sanitizing/hygienic practices are strongly encouraged for the safe enjoyment of all parks and facilities.

Recreation Center Complex Athletic Fields to Open

The Lyndhurst Recreation Center complex athletic fields will be open on a limited basis based on scheduling and permits issued to our youth sports programs only at this time. This is in an effort to comply with New Jersey department of Health safety guidelines for the safe operation of youth sports programs. The Lyndhurst Parks and recreation department in conjunction with the Lyndhurst Board of Education has arranged for the Lyndhurst High School walking track and athletic fields to be made available to Lyndhurst residents Monday through Friday 8 am to 4 pm provided social distancing guidelines are followed. Hours will expand when feasible. Town Hall park remains open for passive recreation.

Hiring Part-Time Lifeguards

The Lyndhurst Parks Department is hiring part-time lifeguards. Candidates must have a valid lifeguarding certification. To indicate interest, and request an application please e-mail or call 201-804-2482.