2014 11 18 Official Twitter Bird logo 23.19     


Department of RecreationKevin Williamson 


Caven Point Complex - 1 Chapel Ave. Jersey City, NJ 07305
Tel:  (201)547-5003
Fax:  (201)547-4586

Kevin Williamson, Director


Special Announcement - Pershing Field Ice Skating Rink Grand Opening 

Pershing Field Ice Skating OpeningSkating Schedule

It is the primary aim of the Department of Recreation to oversee the provision of activities that are rich in leisure, culture and physical fitness to the residents of Jersey City. JC Rec's Own 2014 Golden Gloves Boxing Champ Tony Rivera CaptionedThe Department ensures the utilization of the City’s recreational facilities, both indoor and outdoor, encouraging people of all ages to partake in activities that rejuvenate the body as well as the mind.

Specifically, the Department offers a wide array of activities that encompass but are not limited to ice skating, aerobics, swimming, and gymnastics as well as more conventional activities such as track, basketball, baseball and football.

The Department offers after school programs at the Jersey City YMCA and Armory and various public schools throughout the city.

During the summer months, the city’s children are invited to participate in the Summer Fun program which is a day-camp style experience, held at a multitude of parks and school gymnasiums throughout the city.

The Jersey City Department of Recreation strives to meet the needs of the athletic and active, all the while encouraging each and every resident to stay fit, relieve stress and become further acclimated with their surrounding community by way of recreational activities.

See JC Recreation Calendar here!

Download Recreation Permits and Applications! 

Click here to visit the Board of Education.

Click here to visit the county website.


©2007 City of Jersey City. All rights reserved. Privacy Policy
photo credits
Site by Oho