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NP REC Hotline:  (908) 756-0247
Recreation Director: Dennis Passe (908) 403-9752
North Plainfield Parks & Recreation
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This Section Last Updated: May 20, 2014
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.
July 12th
Don't Miss This First Time Event!

Brought to you by NPHS Alumni

Limited Spots Available, Sign Up Now -
Don't Wait!
Location: North Plainfield High School and
Middle School
Time: 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
(Doors will open before 10 am)

Come Support the Community and Enjoy
Music, Food, Raffles and Fun Competition.

To Sign-Up or for more information, go the
Ball for a Cause Facebook page or email

For more information, click here.
Ball For A Cause

North Plainfield Basketball Camp
Incoming 5th - 9th graders 7/14 – 7/17
Location: North Plainfield High School
Time: 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
(Doors will open at 8:30 am)
For more information, download the
2014 Basketball Camp brochure.
Men's Softball
Schedule, Rules and Tournament brackets have been added to the Men's
Softball page.

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:
  • July 30th 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 during the current season and $30.00 for
Everyone must be punctual. Once the class starts late comers will not
be allowed in.
Special Information for Coaches and Coordinators
Volunteer Coach Qualifications
For more information, go to Coaches & Coordinators 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
Sports page for more information on these activities.

Job Openings with Recreation Department

Interested parties may apply by emailing 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

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
(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
Upcoming Events
North Plainfield
Recreation Sponsors
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 rec@npmail.org.  Roe will be happy to
send out emails to all families informing them of our current events.