Jeanne Broadbent, Recreation Director
Staci Irwin, Asst. Director
All recreational summer camps and programs have been canceled
ALL PARKS, PLAYGROUNDS & the SKATE PARK remain closed
New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy’s Emergency Declaration of March 16, 2020 placed a limit of 50 people for all social functions and “gatherings” due to the COVID-19 outbreak.
The purpose of the Governor’s action is to limit one to one contact in an effort to reduce the spread of the virus.
This Declaration follows the guidelines issued by the Centers for Disease Control (CDC).
Consistent with the Governor’s Declaration, all recreational facilities including parks and playgrounds as well as the skate park are now closed and shall closed until the Governor lifts the Emergency Declaration.
REGISTRATION REFUND AND CREDIT POLICY (Refunds for all classes canceled due to Covid 19 are being processed. Payment will be sent out during the week of June 8th)
COMMUNITY RESOURCE GUIDE
2020 SUMMER CAMPS All camps have been canceled. Refunds will be sent out after the June Township meeting,
2020 DOCK CONCERT SERIES Has been postponed until further notice.
– ALL CONCERTS BEGIN AT 7PM (In the event of inclement weather, concerts will be moved into the Brackman Middle School) Doors open at 6:30pm
2020 FARMERS MARKET OPENS JUNE 18th NEW LOCATION – The Market will be held across from the Firehouse in the gated field on Birsdsall St. The 1st half hour 10-10:30 am will be open to Seniors 60 years of age or older, those with compromised immune systems and pregnant women. Beginning at 10:30 am the Market will open to the General Public.
NEW THIS YEAR 3 NIGHT MARKETS JULY 9, AUGUST 6, SEPT. 3 NIGHT HOURS WILL BE 2-7PM Again for the 1st half hour 2-2:30pm the market will be open to Seniors 60 years of age or older, those with compromised immune systems and pregnant women.
Be advised that we do not have any openings for farm produce at this time. We are seeking craft vendors, candles, unique food vendors, air plants, homemade confections.
SUMMER 2020 RECREATION GYMNASTICS – CANCELED
Gymnastics class will be held on Monday evenings June to August . The summer session will feature 1 – 1 hour class of Beginner, Intermediate and Advance each night. This program is extremely popular and will sell out fast. Do not delay in bringing in your payment and registration form
DISCOVERY BASKETBALL – FOR INDIVIDUALS WITH SPECIAL NEEDS
Program will be held Friday’s September-October 2020 Times: 6:30-7:30pm Location Cecil Collins School 600 Barnegat Blvd
The program is open to ages 5-21. There is no fee for this program (parents & or guardians must accompany the participant)
ADULT TRIPS for 2020
YOUTH SPORT LEAGUE NEWS
MEADOWEDGE RECREATION & EDUCATION CENTER
The center is located at 550 E Bay Ave.
For more information on renting the building call Jeanne Broadbent 609-698-0080 x122
COUNTY PARK INFORMATION
- Barnegat Rail Trail
- Cloverdale Farm County Park in Barnegat
- Throughout the year, the Recreation Department schedules many special events such as the following:
Barnegat Parks & Playgrounds
All parks updated in 2017
- Project Playground on Bengal Blvd 2 Playgrounds, Swings and Pavilion that is available for rent to residents
- Beverly Drive Basketball Court & Playground
- Bowline/Bilge Basketball Courts & Playground
- Village Drive – Basketball Courts & Playground
- Georgetown Boulevard – Basketball Courts & Playground
- First Street – Playground. (Spring 2018 addition of a basketball court)
- SKATE PARK – 900 W. Bay Ave Open weather permitting 8:30a-dusk
- Recreation Center -900 W Bay Ave Playground & Adult Fitness Equipment
Barnegat Youth Sports Complexes
Lower Shore Road Sport Complex
38 Old Lower Shore Rd – Cross Street Rte 9
Home of Barnegat Jr Bengals;
Barnegat Youth Lacrosse
Barnegat Girls Softball Alliance FC of Barnegat Travel Soccer
Barnegat Little League / Youth Soccer Complex
1001 Barnegat Blvd. North
Home of Barnegat Little League
Barnegat Soccer Club
- Ocean County Parks Railway Walking Trail
Barnegat Community Center
A Township Community Center is available to any non-profit group for meetings and fund raising events. Contact the Recreation Office for booking information. 609-698-0080 x 122