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Welcome to Paramus Recreation. On the right hand side you will find links to our online resources, including online registration. If you have any questions you can always call us and we'll be happy to assist in any way we can.
The Recreation Office is staffed weekdays between the hours of 8:30 a.m. & 4:30 p.m. as well as Thursday evenings between 7:00 p.m. & 8:45 p.m. Late registrations are only accepted during the following times: weekday afternoons between 1:00 p.m. and 4:00 p.m. and Thursday evenings between 7:00 p.m. and 8:45 p.m. Registration will not be taken during the morning hours or after 4:00 p.m.
SUMMER CAMP CENTRAL
Please click here for detailed information about our Summer Camp programs, including schedules.
VOLUNTEER COACHES NEEDED
Many of the youth activities offered in our brochure rely on volunteer coaches. Anyone wishing to coach any youth activity must complete both an Intent to Coach Form and an Ethics Form. All volunteer coaches must take part in and pass the Rutger's S.A.F.E.T.Y. Clinic. All candidates will be subject to a background check. Click here for additional information.
For more information about the seasonal employment opportunities that are available, please click here.
The Terri Roemer Paramus Run
The Run features a 5K Road Race, a 10K Road Race, a 5K Health Walk and a 1 Mile Fun Run. More information, or to register, please visit: www.paramusrun.com
The date for the 2013 Pumpkin Hunt will be available in the Summer. The event will start at 10:00am for pre-schoolers, 10:30am for kindergartners and 11:00am for 1st grade and up. Everyone is encouraged to wear a costume! Plaques in each level will be awarded for: Most Creative Use of Materials, Most Original Concept, Funniest, Scariest, Most Exquisite, Best Representation of an Athlete, Best Representation of an Animal/Cartoon/Character/Icon, Most Patriotic and Best Group. In the event of rain, a modified version of te event will be held indoors at East Brook School in the old gym.Tree Lighting Ceremony & Winter Carnival
The Winter Carnival will include inflatables, rides and games. The date for the 2013 Winter Carnival will be available in the Fall.
Youth Holiday Party
This event is geared towards children age 3 to 7. Tentative plans include refreshments, small prizes and an appearance by Santa and friends. Although the event is free, tickets will be required. Proof of residency will be required. First come first serve, with a limit of six per family. No more than two adult tickets will be given per family. Every single person in attendance needs a ticket. This party is for Paramus residents and their children only. Those who cannot come in person to pick up their tickets can mail a self addressed and stamped envelope. The date for the 2013 Youth Holiday Party will be available in the Fall.
Easter Egg Hunt
The annual Easter Egg Hunt will be held on Satuday, March 23rd at Petruska Park. Preschoolers will start their hunt at 10:00am. Kindergarten will start their hunt at 10:30am. First grade and up will start their hunt at 11:00am. In the event of inclement weather the Easter Egg Hunt will be held indoors at East Brook School. If the weather is questionable on March 23rd, call the Recreation Office answering maching (201-265-9321) after 9:30am to learn of any changes.
The annual Spring Fling for Senior Citizens will be held on Friday May 31st from 11:00am-3:00pm at Petruska Park. The rain dates for the program are Friday June 7th and Friday June 14th, if necessary. The fee for this event is $5 and is nonrefundable. Tickets will be available starting Monday, May 13th at 9:00am at Petruska Park. Proof of residency (driver's license, tax bill, utility bill) will be required. It is recommended that those who attend bring their own lawn chairs.
Notice: The Recreation Commission meetings for 2013 will be held at Petruska Park at 7:00pm on the following dates: 1/23, 2/28, 3/28, 4/24, 5/22, 6/26, 8/28, 9/25, 10/23, 11/26, 12/18.