Scotch Plains Department of Parks and Recreation

Contact Us:

Regular Hours of Operation:

Monday: 8:30 am - 4:00 pm

Tuesday: 8:30 am - 4:00 pm

Wednesday: 8:30 am - 4:00 pm

Thursday: 8:30 am - 4:00 pm

Friday: 8:30 am - 4:00 pm

Saturday: CLOSED

Sunday: CLOSED


Mailing Address: 

430 Park Avenue  Map

Town Hall, Room 113

Scotch Plains, NJ 07076



Phone: 908-322-6700 x 223





Fax: 908-322-6545

Senior Yoga Classes Cancelled 2/20

Due to the weather forecast, today's Senior Yoga classes at the Towne House have been cancelled.


Stay safe & warm!



Scotch Plains residents can begin registering for our 2019 Small Fry Camp at 10:00 am on Wednesday, February 20th.


Non-residents can begin registering at 10:00 am on Friday, February 22nd. 


All registrations are done through Community Pass.  Make sure your accounts are set up and ready to go!

Shawnee Pick-Up/Drop-Off: NEW LOCATION

Due to the field construction at Ponderosa Farm Park, the pick-up/drop-off location for the remaining Shawnee trips (February 8th and February 22nd) has been moved from Ponderosa to the Scotch Hills Country Club...located at 820 Jerusalem Road in Scotch Plains.



We're Hiring Summer Camp Counselors!

We're hiring Counselors in Training (CITs), Counselors, Head Counselors, and Supervisors.  For more information about each position, please click on the Part-Time Employment Opportunities tab on this page.


All applications are due back by March 1, 2019.


Completed applications should be sent to:


Scotch Plains Recreation

ATTN: Julie Buonaguro

430 Park Avenue

Scotch Plains, NJ 07076



2019 Summer Camp Employment Application
2019 Summer Camp Application (2).pdf
Adobe Acrobat Document 333.0 KB

2019 Spring Youth Softball

January 30th - 10:00 am


Registration opens for the K-1 Clinic,  2nd-3rd grade House League, and  4th-8th grade Shared League.  Programs will not be available for registration on Community Pass prior to 10:00 am.


If you plan to register for any of these programs, please take a moment to let us know your thoughts on Sunday practices or games.


Greenside Playground Closed for Renovations


Due to scheduled upgrades, Greenside Playground will be closed on November 19th.  We apologize for any inconvenience and look forward to bringing you a better

place to play!


How to Sign-Up for Our Programs

All registrations are processed via Community Pass.


To create a new account or to access an existing account, please CLICK HERE


All programs are categorized by season.  For example, if you are looking to sign up for our Shawnee Ski/Snowboard program, it would be listed under 2018/2019 Winter.  If you are looking to sign up for Small Fry Camp, it would be listed under 2019 Summer, and so on. 


Programs will not appear on Community Pass until they are open for registration.


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