Dennis J. Burns, Director
Recreation Department                                                               

                                           
475 Corporate Drive
Mahwah, NJ 07430

201-529-5757 ext: 254

RDirector@mahwahtwp.org

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Next Rec Event:  

Halloween Parade and Trunk or Treat Event

Mahwah’s Annual Halloween Trunk or Treat Event and Costume Parade, sponsored by the Recreation Committee, will be held on Sunday, October 28, 2018 at 3:00 pm.  Location is outside the Senior Center, in the rear parking lot of the Mahwah Municipal Building, 475 Corporate Drive, in Mahwah. Trunk or treating is a fun and safe way for kids to trick or treat. Simply decorate your car trunk or truck tailgate and provide candy for treats.  Members from the Mahwah Police, Fire, Ambulance and DPW and their vehicles will be joining in the fun!  The Costume Parade, for children (infant through grade 5), will be judged by age group. Prizes will be awarded for best costumes, best trunk decoration & best parent costume!  Free refreshments and fun for all. The Festivities will begin at 3 p.m.  For safety reasons, cars distributing candy should arrive between 2 – 2:30 p.m. In case of rain, the Halloween Parade will be held inside the Mahwah Senior Center, and the outdoor Trunk or Treat portion will be cancelled.

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Adult Sports Registration: 

ON LINE REGISTATION IS AVAILABLE! 

We are pleased to announce that the Mahwah 
Recreation Department has just launched online registration at:

http://tshq.bluesombrero.com/Default.aspx?tabid=2141264 

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Mahwah Men’s Basketball: 

Mahwah Recreation is sponsoring a free Men’s Basketball program.  This recreational league will be divided into two age groups: The more competitive 21-34 group and the 35 and up “let’s get some exercise and have fun” group.  Pick-up games will be played on Wednesday evenings, beginning 9/12/18 through 6/12/18 at Ramapo Ridge School gym from 7:30-9:30 pm. *

Adult Coed Volleyball
Mahwah Recreation is sponsoring a free coed volleyball league, open to Mahwah residents only. Please note that this is a recreational league. Pick-up games will be played on Wednesday evenings, starting September 12, 2018 and ending June 12, 2019 at Joyce Kilmer School.  Games are played in the New Gym from 7-9 p.m. *

 * If school is closed for any reason the game is cancelled.  There will be no play on the following dates:  9/19/18, 11/21/18, 12/26/18 and 4/17/18. Mahwah Residents Only.  The program is free, drop-ins are welcome. For more information, see the Township of Mahwah’s website at www.mahwahtwp.org under Recreation Dept.  Download the application under Forms Center and bring to your first session.

 

Sign Up Forms:    2018 Men's Basketball
                               2018 Volleyball

 

 
 

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UPCOMING EVENTS - FORMS  AND INFORMATION:

The Township of Mahwah Recreation Dept. has started an Adult Pickleball Program.  Pick-up games are free and played on:

Wednesday mornings  -   the time varies based on weather.

Tuesday evenings at 7 PM.

LOCATION:  Hockey Rink behind the Municipal Pool Complex., 700 Darlington Ave.  Enter the Municipal Pool parking lot and continue past pool complex to the Hockey Rink area.  700 Darlington Avenue.   

For more info email:  PICKLEBALL07430@GMAIL.COM

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The mission of the Mahwah Township Recreation Department is to coordinate the recreational activities within the township. In cooperation with the Recreation Committee, the Mahwah Youth Sports Boosters, the Mahwah Board of Education, and the Mahwah Department of Public Works, the Recreation Department oversees the efficient and safe use of public areas that are maintained for purpose of community events; youth, high school, and adult sports; passive recreation; picnic areas; playgrounds; and walking paths.

The Recreation Director develops the schedule for recreational and sporting events on township owned fields. The priority use of fields is scheduled by the Recreation Director. Click here for copy of Recreation Department Handbook. 

The Recreation Director does not organize youth sports teams. The Township of Mahwah Youth Sports Boosters handles registration, team/coach assignments and game/practice schedules.  The web address for The Township of Mahwah Youth Sports Boosters is:
 www.tmysb.org.

If you have questions regarding the Sports Boosters, contact information can be obtained at their website by clicking the "CONTACT US" link at the top of the page. 


Adult Sports and Activities:

Mahwah Adult Tennis Clinic: Mahwah Recreation is sponsoring a tennis clinic, open to Mahwah residents only.  The clinic will run on Mondays from June 25 through August 6 at the Mahwah High School tennis courts.  The fee of $85.00 must be received by May 23.  All participants must be 21 years of age on or before June 25, 2018.  The Clinics will be at 6pm and 7pm.  In-person registration at the Recreation Building, 70 East Ramapo Avenue, will be held on Wednesday, May 16 and Wednesday, May 23 from 7:30-9:30 pm.  Proof of residency is required.  Online registration available here:  http://tshq.bluesombrero.com/Default.aspx?tabid=2141264  or click here for form  Adutl Tennis Form

Mahwah Women's Softball:  Mahwah Recreation is sponsoring a woman’s softball league this summer.  We now accept players from surrounding Bergen County towns in order to provide our residents with a bigger, better program. Games will begin June 12th and continue through mid-August, 2018.  All participants must be 21 years of age on or before June 12, 2018.  Games will be on Tuesdays and Thursdays at 6:30 PM and 7:45 PM at both Continental Soldiers and Commodore Perry fields.  First time participants must register in person at the Recreation Building, 70 East Ramapo Avenue, on Wednesday, May 16 or Wednesday May 23 from 7:30-9:30 PM.  Online registration available hre: http://tshq.bluesombrero.com/Default.aspx?tabid=2141264-  or click here for form  Women's Softball Form

Mahwah Men's Residential Softball League:  Mahwah Recreation is sponsoring a men’s softball league open to Mahwah residents only. Games will begin June 11th and continue through mid-August, 2018. All participants must be 21 years of age on or before June 11, 2018.  Games will be played on Mondays and Wednesdays at 6:45 PM or 8:30 PM at both Continental Soldiers and Commodore Perry fields. First time participants must register in person at the Recreation Building, 70 East Ramapo Avenue, on Wednesday, May 16 or Wednesday May 23 from 7:30 - 9:30 PM .   Online registration available  here http://tshq.bluesombrero.com/Default.aspx?tabid=2141264- or click here for form  Men's  Soft ball Form

Adult Bocce League: SUNDAYS AT 9:00 AM.  
Mahwah Recreation is sponsoring a Bocce League open to Mahwah residents only. Matches will be played at Continental Soldier’s Park on Sundays at 9 a.m. If you would like to join in the fun, just show up.  No preregistration required. If you have any questions, please contact Nic Giancaspro at refereenj@gmail.com or Deb at dconway17@aol.com


Youth Sports:
The Recreation Director does not organize youth sports teams.  The Township of Mahwah Youth Sports Boosters handle registration, team/coach assignments and game/practice schedules.   The web address for the Township of Mahwah Youth Sports Boosters is:  www.tmysb.org

If you are interested in becoming a coach or assistant coach for the youth program, you must take the Rutgers S.A.F.E.T.Y class and go through a background check prior to the season starting.
 

See "Coaches Page" link, at www.tmysb.org, for more details on Rutgers & Background Checks