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NP REC Hotline: (908) 756-0247
Recreation Director: Dennis Passe (908) 403-9752
North Plainfield Parks & Recreation
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: November 4th, 2014
|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:
To Register: Email email@example.com or call the Recreation office
- November 24th at the Vermeule Community Center from 6:30-9:30 pm, 614 Clinton
Cost: FREE to residents coaching during the current season and $30.00 for non-
Everyone must be punctual. Once the class starts late comers will not be
|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
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 firstname.lastname@example.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
Code of Conduct
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
Player Code of Conduct
Parent Code of Conduct
Coach Code of Conduct
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 email@example.com. Roe will be happy to send out an
email to all families informing them of our current events.
|Did You Know?
North Plainfield Recreation
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
Adults 18 and older
For program brochures &
flyers, visit the Therapeutic
Recreation website or contact
the TR office at 908 526-5650.
Don't Miss the Holiday Tree Lighting Spectacular!
Sunday, November 30th
Come to this annual community event, starting at 4 p.m.
Sit on Santa's Lap - Bring your own camera.
Unwrapped toys will be collected for those in need.
Hot Cocoa! Apple Cider! Donuts!
For more information, download the 2014 Holiday Lighting flyer