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Recreation Department

Recreation Department

Essex Fells Recreation Department

Summer Rec Camp

The Recreation Department offers a Summer Camp (known as "Summer Rec") for boys and girls from Pre-K through the 6th grade. Summer Rec is hosted at the Essex Fells School and runs for 5 weeks, typically from the last week in June through the end of July/beginning of August.

Soccer

The Recreation Department offers the following programs for soccer, for both boys and girls. The offerings typically run in the Fall, from September through November, and are as follows:

  • Clinics for Pre-K/Kindergarten
  • League play for the 1st thru 8th grade age groups
  • For information on both Fall and Spring Travel Soccer for the 1st thru 8th grade age groups, please contact Ken Simon at simon19@comcast.net.
  • For information on Sports Domain Academy (SDA) Soccer Camps, which run in August for ages 3-12, please contact Sports Domain Academy at camps@sports-domain.com.

Basketball

The Recreation Department offers the following programs for basketball, for both boys and girls. These run in the Winter, from late November through February, and are as follows:

  • Clinics for Kindergarten thru 2nd Graders
  • League play for the 3rd thru 8th grade age groups

Lacrosse

For information on Lacrosse, which typically runs in the Spring, please contact the West Essex Lacrosse Clubs.

  • Boys, Grades 1 - 8: West Essex Boys Lacrosse Club visit www.welaxclub.com for more information.
  • Girls, Grades 1 - 8: West Essex Girls Lacrosse Club - email weglax@gmail.com

Tee Ball, Baseball, and Softball

The Recreation Department offers the following programs for baseball (for boys) and softball (for girls). The offerings typically run in the Spring, from April through June, and are as follows:

  • Clinics for Pre-K/K Ages
  • Clinics for 1st & 2nd Graders
  • League play for the 3rd thru 8th grade age group

Track and Field

The Recreation Department offers a track and field program for both boys and girls in Grades 4 through 8. The program typically runs in the Spring, from April through June.

2018 Recreation T-Ball, Baseball & Softball Registration

Registration for the upcoming 2018 Season of Recreation T-Ball, Baseball and Softball has begun. Rates, dates, and locations can be found below. Deadlines for registration are as follows: T-Ball by April 10th, 1st and 2nd Grade Baseball and Softball by March 13th, and 3rd to 8th Grade Baseball and Softball by February 26th.

T-Ball 2018 at the Academy

1st & 2nd Grade Baseball and Softball 2018

Grades 3-8 Recreation Baseball/Softball 2018

January 2018 Programs at the Essex County Environmental Center

A variety of programs are being offered at the Essex County Environmental Center during the month of December that will teach children and adults about nature and help them gain a greater appreciation and understanding of our environment. Essex County Executive Joseph N. DiVincenzo, Jr. invites children and adults to visit the Environmental Center where they can enjoy an enriching recreational experience through nature and conservation activities.

“Our Environmental Center has become the premiere location for environmental education and nature appreciation. With the help of our partner groups, our dynamic schedule of events and activities will captivate all ages,” DiVincenzo said. “Walk in our woods, discover habitats, get pointers on gardening, learn about nature photography and much more. It’s all about nature and it’s all at our Environmental Center,” he added.

Events scheduled for December are as follows:

Contact

Essex Fells Recreation Director:

Location:
255 Roseland Avenue, 2nd Floor
Essex Fells, New Jersey 07021

Tel: 973.809.7998
Tel: 973.226.3400
Fax: 973.228.4439

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