Recreation Events

Contact the Recreation Office

for more information of these events

Call 609-698-0080 x 122 or email


Father Daughter Dance Feb. 7

Cost $20/couple.  There will be 2 sessions this year.  Session I for grades K-2 will be held from 4-6pm;  Session II for grades 3-5 will be held from 7-9pm.  Call 698-0080 x122 to register.  Additional girls $10

Father  daughter dance registration form

Philadelphia Flower Show Trip Mar. 5

Cost $88pp.  Includes transportation, admission into the flower show “Girls Night Out” admission including food & beverage samplings, health & beauty tutorials, shopping with retailers, raffle prizes, takeaways, a PHS branded tote & complimentary cocktail.  To purchase tickets call 609-548-6319 or email

Philadelphia Flower Show Registration Form

Mother Son Bowling March 7

Program will be held in Thunder Bird Lanes, Manahawkin.  The time is 5pm.   Cost $16pp. Includes 2 games, shoes, snacks and beverage.  Call 698-0080 x 122 to register.  Download registration forms off our website   under Office of Recreation.

Mother Son Bowling 2015 registration form

Women’s History Tea March 7

Program will be held at the Barnegat Library.  This event is free however participants must call 698-3331 to pre-register for the event.  Event begins at 1pm

Bunny Breakfast March 28

Cost is $9 for adults and children; 2 and under are free.  Tickets go on sale in the recreation office on March 1st.  Cash, checks and credit cards are accepted.  Program begins at 9am in the recreation center.

Breakfast with the Easter Bunny Registration form

3rd Annual Senior Health Fair April 8

This event is a free event that will be held from 10a-3pm in Barnegat High School.  Please come out and visit the numerous health care providers that will be in attendance.  Light refreshments will be available for purchase.  The American Red Cross will be holding a Blood Drive at the Health Fair – Come out and Give the Gift of Life

Senior Health Informational  Flyer

SeniorFair Vendor Registration Form


Townwide Yard Sale April 25

This event is sponsored by the Barnegat Chamber of Commerce.  For registration information, please visit their website

Longwood Gardens Trip May 11

Cost $75  Price includes transportation, admission, 1 hr guided tour of Longwood Gardens,                 $20 Dining Dollars to be used at the Terrace Cafe’ and driver’s gratuity

Longwood Gardens Registration Form

Princess Party May 16

Cost $15/child.  Event is open to girls ages 3-8. Layla Marie Princess Playtime  will entertain her princesses. Royal Attire required. Come dressed in your favorite princess.  Nail painting, games, crafts, cupcake decorating edible wands making.  Tea, cakes and other yummy treats will be served. This event is SOLD OUT.


Township of Ocean Founders Day     May 23

This event will be held at the Priff Elementary School located at 139 Wells Mills Rd/Route 532 in Waretown.  The event will be held from 9-3pm.   The days events features a cupcake decorating contest, cupcake eating contest,  crafters’, food trucks, live bands, educational booths, K-9 demo and  free children’s train and inflatable rides.  The event will be capped off by a huge fireworks display will commence at 8:45pm  at the end of Bryant Rd.  Anyone wishing to participate in this event is asked to call the recreation office 698-0080 x122 (vendors are needed $25…food vendors are $100… non profit groups are free)

Vendor registration form

INSTRUCTIONS FOR PERMITS Cooking Vendor Guidelines

Memorial Day Concerts May 23/24

Featuring Strictly 60’s and Timeless Soundz.  Concerts will be held at the Public Dock.  Concerts begin at 7pm.  In the event of inclement weather the concerts will be moved into the Brackman Middle School located at 600 Barnegat Blvd. behind the Collins Elementary School.

Kick off the Summer Festival May 30

Time 11-6pm at the Barnegat Dock.  Event will feature craft beer tasting, wine tasting, food trucks, craft vendors, children’s activities and live entertainment.                                                                                                                                                                               PLEASE NOTE: No one under the age of 21 with photo ID will be admitted to the  tasting tents.      Rain Date May 31st.

Kids Fish and Krab Kontest June 12

The Contest is open to all children ages 4-12.  Participants must bring their own bait and tackle.  Prizes will be awarded.  All participants will receive a t-shirt and a snack.  Registration begins at 5pm at the Public Dock

Barnegat Farmers Market

Every Thursday – June 18  – October 29
11am -4pm Rain or Shine
Jersey Farmers with fresh home grown seasonal produce, fruits, herbs, flowers. Also featured breads, cheeses, pasta.
Sponsored by Barnegat Recreation Dept.
Call Jeanne 609-698-0080 ext 122


We are delighted to announce that there will be 26 concerts this year.  Concerts will be held Every Saturday in June and Every  Saturday & Sunday  July to August 30

Featured performers include: After the Reign, Capt. Eric & the Shipwrecks, Sounds of the Street, The Hi-fives,Diablo Sandwich, Strictly 60’s, ReUnited, Timeless Soundz,  Reflection Station and many more.

The concert series will end on September 12 with  a return performance of Tommy Edwards as “SIR ROD”

Dock Concert Schedule

All concerts will begin at 7pm at the Barnegat Dock 427 E Bay Ave Barnegat

In the event that the concerts must be moved indoors – All indoor concerts will be held at the Brackman Middle School -600 Barnegat Blvd, Barnegat NJ.  Doors will open at 6:30pm

Fire Dept.  Stop Drop & Run 5K Aug. 30


Pirate’s Day September 12

Rt 9 and E. Bay Ave / Gazebo Park  9 – 4pm


18th Annual Waretown Haunted Hayride Oct. 16 & 17

The is event will be held at the Waretown Lake – Route 532 Waretown.  Hours: 7-10pm  Cost: $8Adults and $5 children Volunteer actors are needed.  Back by popular demand is our Skit Contest.  Create an skit idea, get your friend and enter – over $1100 in prizes awarded.  Enter and try to defeat any of our current   7 winners

INSTRUCTIONS FOR PERMITS  – Cooking Vendor Guidelines


Location: Behind Elizabeth Edwards School
Downtown Barnegat  Bridsall Street
11 – 3PM  Vendors Wanted – email for details


INSTRUCTIONS FOR PERMITS Cooking Vendor Guidelines

Barnegat Farmers Market 

Special Thanksgiving Market

Sunday        November 22th      11am – 4pm

Jersey Farmers with fresh home grown seasonal produce, fruits, herbs, flowers. Also featured breads, cheeses, pasta.
Sponsored by Barnegat Chamber and Barnegat Recreation Dept.
Call Jean 609-698-0080 ext 122


Breakfast with Santa December 5

Tickets go on sale November 17 in the Recreation Department Office
$9.00 for Adults       $9.00 for Children      Free  for Infants 24 month and under
Office hours are Monday through Friday 9 – 4pm and Monday Evenings 5 – 7pm
Tickets are limited and not available at the door!
Bring your Camera- Santa will be available for pictures – Gift – Breakfast

Santa Registration 2015

Tax and Utility Payments

Vial of Life Project

We proudly offer Vial of Life decals to our community for free. We feel that the Vial of Life Project is a most important program for protecting seniors and others in need.

We would like to thank American Senior Safety Medical Alarm Systems for donating these kits to our organization.

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