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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
Due to the weather forecast,
all Saturday (1/24) games are canceled.

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: J
anuary 23rd, 2015
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.
Current Events
Basketball Team Pictures
Thursday, January 29th and Friday, January 30th
Vermeule Community Center
Starting at 6:00 pm -- Wear your uniform!
schedule and special note to find your team's time slot.
Family’s DO NOT need to purchase pictures. However, please bring your player to pose
for the team photo.  Payment due at time of pictures - pay with credit cards, check, or

Baseball, Softball, Coach Pitch and Tball Registrations
Mark your calendars:  February 11th-13th and March 4th - 7th
Download 2015 Spring Ball Flyer

Adult Volleyball and Adult Softball
We will also be taking registrations for Adult Volleyball and Adult Softball on the same
dates as Spring Ball (2/11-13 and 3/4-7). Go to the
Adult Sports page for additional
information on these Adult programs and more.

Basketball Schedules
K-1-2 Hoops Schedule
Jr. Girls Hoops Schedule
Sr. Girls Hoops Schedule
Boys B Hoops Schedule
Boys Jr. Hoops Schedule
Boys Sr. Hoops Schedule
Upcoming Events
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
To Register:  Email dpasse@npmail.org or call the Recreation office
Cost:  FREE to residents coaching during the current season and $35.00 for non-
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
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 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
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
Children 7-12
Teens 13-17
Adults 18 and older
For program brochures &
flyers, visit the
Recreation website or contact
the TR office at 908 526-5650.