WHAT'S NEW?
Recent Web Updates
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
Don't Forget to Refresh Your Web Page (press F5)
This Closings/Changes Section Last Updated: June 6th, 2015
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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
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
Zumba, Zumba Gold and Yoga
The Department of Parks and Recreation is pleased to announce three new adult
programs:  
  • Zumba - Monday nights
  • Zumba Gold (low impact for beginners and seniors) - Wednesday nights
  • Yoga - Thursday evenings
They will be offered once per week, one hour per class. Daily passes and 10-pass
cards can be purchased at Borough Hall or at the Recreation Office. See
announcement for further details.

Due to schools being closed on September 14th (Rosh Hashanna), Zumba
will start on Monday September 21st.  Zumba Gold will start on September
16th as planned. We apologize for the inconvenience
.

Free Senior Citizens Program
Seniors (60+) will be eligible to participate in any recreation sponsored activity for
FREE. To be eligible to participate, you must obtain a Photo ID from the recreation
department at 93 Greenbrook Road .  See page 2 of the announcement for further
details.


For more information on both of these offerings, download the
RECREATION ANNOUNCEMENT.
Sign-Up for Soccer.com Clinic with UK Elite,
Courtesy of the
2015 Chevrolet Youth Soccer Program
Participation is Free
Register online for September 17th Clinic in
Randolph, NJ
As a part of the 2015 Chevrolet Youth Soccer
Program, participants in North Plainfield Recreation
Soccer will be able to participate in instructional
clinics with local professional soccer coaches.  
Participation is free, courtesy of our sponsoring
Chevrolet dealer.  
Don't wait. Spots fill up fast!
Clinic registration begins promptly at 12:00 PM (Noon) on Thursday, August 27
exclusively on:  www.chevroletsoccer.com (Region: New York).
For further details, click on
Chevrolet 2015 Youth Soccer Clinic.
Get Your Modell's Team Weeks Coupon for Fall Sports Gear
Valid 9/4/2015-10/8/2015
Download
PDF or JPG format.
5K The Canuck Way
Come support the North Plainfield High School football players and cheerleaders in a 5K Walk/Run.
When:  September 20th
Location:  NPHS Campus
To register: Go to raceforum.com/canuck
For more details:  download the
Canuck 5K flyer
Fall Sports Registration for Soccer, Archery, and Field Hockey
If you missed early registration, we will be taking registrations over the summer. Simply drop off the completed
registration form and payment at the Recreation office at 93 Greenbrook Road.
There will be only 3 in-person registration dates on:
September 10th and 11th from 7-9 pm at Vermeule Community Center
September 12th from 9 am - 12 Noon at Vermeule Community Center
Download the
Fall Sports Registration form
For more information, go to the
Youth Sports Programs page.
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:
  • Monday, September 14th 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.
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.