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
Tonight's Game at Stony Brook is 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 Section Last Updated: February 14, 2014
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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.
Now Taking Registrations for Summer Campsl
Go to the
2014 Camp page for more information and registration forms for our
summer camp programs.
Men's Softball
Schedule, Rules and Tournament brackets have been added to the Men's
Softball page.
RUTGERS S.A.F.E.T.Y. Class

The next Rutgers Safety course is 3/10  from 6:30 - 9:30
at Vermeule Community Center (614 Greenbrook Road)
Anyone interested in this course should send email to dpasse@npmail.org or
call the Recreation office.
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
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), Adult Archery (Fall) and Zumba.  If you are interested
in starting an adult sports league, please contact Larry LaRonde at
lltap@comcast.net
Go to the bottom of the
Sports page for more information on these activities.

Job Openings with Recreation Department
We have the following openings for Spring 2014 Employment:

Site Supervisor of Senior Girls Softball (Saturday's and Sunday's)

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
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
Upcoming Events
Announcements
North Plainfield
Recreation Sponsors
Easter Egg Hunt THIS Saturday!
The 2014 Easter Egg Hunt will take place on Saturday, April 12th at 2:00 pm at
Vermeule for ages 9 and under.  The rain date will be April 19th (same
time/location).  
Download flyer.

Youth Sign-Ups for Tball, Coach Pitch, Softball & Baseball are now closed.

We are still taking registrations for the following Adult Sports:  basketball,
volleyball and softball.
Residents may drop off their registration form at the
recreation office.

Opening Day for Baseball, Softball and Tball will be Sunday, April 13th. NEW
Parade Route! The parade will start at Green Acres Park at 1:00 pm and end on
Walnut Street between Lower and Upper Krausche fields. Clinics and fun activities
will follow the parade.

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.