DEPARTMENT OF RECREATION & YOUTH DEVELOPMENT

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

The Recreation Department encourages people of all ages to partake in activities all year round.  After school programs are also offered at various public schools throughout the city.
 
Due to COVID-19 restrictions, Recreation programming is limited. Please visit this page for updates.
You may contact us at 201-547-5003 or by email recreation@jcnj.org

SUMMER POP-UP SESSIONS ARE STARTING!

Click pop up programs to see a list of pop up sites provided by the by Recreation and Youth Development during the summer.    

REC DESK

Rec Desk is a unique and effective online tool the Recreation Department utilizes to allow residents to search and register for recreational programs citywide.  Click here to get active.
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