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NP REC Hotline:  (908) 756-0247
Recreation Director: Dennis Passe (908) 403-9752
North Plainfield Parks & Recreation
Return to www.northplainfield.org
Field/Gym Closings/Changes

Field and Gym Closings due to weather will also be posted
on Facebook AND on the hotline at 908 756 0247
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This Closings/Changes Section Last Updated: March 16th, 2015
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Current Events
Spring Ball
T-ball, Coach Pitch, Softball & Baseball Schedules for the 2015 season and rules can be found on the Sports for Youth
page.
Upcoming Events
RUTGERS S.A.F.E.T.Y. Class
Recreation offers a RUTGERS S.A.F.E.T.Y. class prior to each season for it's coaches and staff.  The Rutgers Safety
Certified course is being held on:
  • March 9th at the Vermeule Community Center from 6:30-9:30 pm, 614 Clinton Avenue
To Register:  Email dpasse@npmail.org or call the Recreation office
Cost:  FREE to residents coaching a North Plainfield Recreation program during the current season and $35.00 for all
others.
Everyone must be punctual. Once the class starts late comers will not be allowed in.
Special Information for Coaches and Site Supervisors
Volunteer Coach Qualifications
For more information, go to Coaches & Supervisors page
1.  All coaches must successfully pass a Criminal Background Check
2.  All coaches must take the Rutgers S.A.F.E.T.Y. course
3.  All coaches must be 18 years and older
4.  All coaches must wear a Coach's photo I.D. at all times
DUE TO COMPLIANCE, ONLY PEOPLE WITH THESE QUALIFICATIONS CAN BE PERMITTED ON THE FIELD
NORTH PLAINFIELD ADULT SPORTS
North Plainfield Recreation currently offers Adult Co-Ed Softball (Spring),
Men's Softball (Summer), and Adult Archery (Fall).  If you are interested
in starting an adult sports league, please contact Larry LaRonde at
lltap@comcast.net
Go to the bottom of the
Adult Sports page for more information on these activities.

Job Openings with Recreation Department
Interested parties may apply by sending email to Roe Woods, Joe Irovondo or Dennis Passe (contact information can
be found on the
Contact Us page).
Open Positions with the Parks & Recreation Commission
Commissioners are volunteer positions and appointed by the Mayor.  If you are
interested in this position, you must first go to Borough Hall and fill out a Talent
Bank form indicating your interest.

If you are interested in being a Coach or Coordinator for any recreation program
or activity, please send an email to the Recreation Director at dpasse@npmail.org.  
Recreation Information and Forms
Field Usage Form
Any teams or organizations who need to use a field outside of the days and times already scheduled by the Recreation
Commission for games must complete a Field Usage form and receive approval.  Anyone using fields without prior
approval will be asked to leave.  Click on the following link to access the
Field Usage Form.  Forms should be submitted
to
Dennis Passe.

Code of Conduct
Effective immediately.
North Plainfield Recreation has passed an ordinance to implement and adhere to the following Codes of Conduct.  
Please click on the appropriate one to read the guidelines.  
All players, parents, and coaches will need to sign the necessary Code of Conduct.
(Violation of NJ State law P.L.2002, c.74. – Athletic Codes of Conduct could result in criminal penalties)
Player Code of Conduct
Parent Code of Conduct
Coach Code of Conduct
North Plainfield
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Did You Know?

North Plainfield Recreation
participates
in the Somerset County Parks
Therapeutic Recreation (TR)
Dept. which is dedicated to
providing year-round activities
and opportunities for people
with developmental disabilities.
Body Shop, Co-Motion, Out
and About, Holiday Baking,
Teen Drop In
Children 7-12
Teens 13-17
Adults 18 and older
For program brochures &
flyers, visit the
Therapeutic
Recreation website or contact
the TR office at 908 526-5650.
Announcements
Last Chance for Summer Camp Savings!
Summer Camp Early Bird Special:  
April 4th is the last day to take advantage of summer camp and playground early
bird special. Cost for Summer camp will increase $50 starting April 5th. Playground
will increase to $165.
We will have additional in person sign ups on May 16th and June 6th.
Sign ups will be from 10am to noon at 93 Greenbrook Road.

2015 Summer Camp Registration
Our goal is to provide your child a recreational/educational 7 week summer
program. Our programs will begin on Monday, June 22nd and end on Friday,
August 7th.

For additional information, download important Summer Camp documents:
1.
Summer Camp letter to the parents
2.
Summer Playground letter to parents
3. Registration forms for Camp (all day, rain or shine):
4. Registration forms for Playgrounds (mornings, weather permitting)
For more information on our Summper Camps, go to the
Events tab.

Annual Fishing Derby
Green Acres Park
Saturday, April 25th from 8:30-11:30 am
Rain date March 29th
Ages 5-14, North Plainfield residents only.
Bring your own fishing pole and bait!
For more information, download the
Fishing Derby flyer or go to the Events tab.

Email Notifications
If your child does not attend North Plainfield Public Schools and you wish to be
informed of all recreational activities, please email Assistant Director, Roe Woods,
with your name and email information to rwoods@npmail.org.  Roe will be happy to
send out an  email to all families informing them of our current events.