Classes & Programs

  1. Youth Programs
  2. Adult Programs
  3. Birthday Parties


In this Star Wars themed course future Jedi Masters will build scenes from the movies, design spaceships, compete in light saber battles, and even create their favorite characters out of LEGO bricks. May the force be with you!

Days: Wednesdays April 12 - May 31 (Off 4/19)
Time: 4:30pm-5:30pm
Location: Poricy Park (345 Oak Hill Rd, Red Bank)
Ages: 6-10 years old
Fee: $165 (R) for 7-week session

Gone Running Spring Training

Spring back into training - High School & Middle School runners focus on technique, nutrition and racing strategies. Elementary runners focus on fun training activities that keep them moving and motivated to build self-confidence and stamina. Includes competition (6/10) and t-shirt.

Day: Tuesdays and/or Thursdays
Time: 4:30pm-5:30pm
Dates: April 8 - June 8
Location: Thompson Middle School Track
Grades: 2nd-10th
 $155 for one day, $250 for two days (R)

Space is limited, sign up today! Choose Spring season.

Teen Volleyball

Join us for teen volleyball on Tuesday nights! Please note this is not an instructor-led class, just open play.

Day: Tuesdays
Time: 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Grades: 9th-12th
Location: Croydon Hall Gym (900 Leonardville Rd, Leonardo)
Session 1: March 14 - April 4, 4-weeks $16 (R)
Session 2: April 11 - May 30, 8-weeks $32 (R)
Weekly drop-in available for $5/person (R)

Register at Choose Winter/Spring season.

Middletown Preschool Classes

Enrollment is now open for the 2022-23 school year! Registration is on a rolling basis based on class space. For 3 and 4 year olds. To register please call 732-615-3230. Learn more here.

Poricy Park Programs

After-School Science Club

This spring session has all new programming focused on the Pond Ecosystem. We’ll be netting in the pond, raising tadpoles, looking at tiny creatures under microscopes, and meeting the wacky creatures who call this habitat home. Each week has a different topic and will include an outdoor hike (weather permitting).

Day: Tuesdays
Dates: April 11 - May 30
Time: 4pm-5pm
Location: Poricy Park Nature Center
Grades: K-2nd
Fee: $120 (R), 8-week session

Space is limited, register today under Spring season.

Spring Break Programs

Join us for fun, educational programming this Spring Break! Come dig up some Middletown history at the Poricy Brook Fossil Beds or find what's at the bottom of the Murray Pond. Dress to get muddy for both! Geared towards Ages: 5-6th Grade. $5 per participant (R). Register here, choose Spring season.

Monday, April 3rd - Fossil Hunting: 11am-2pm
Tuesday, April 4th - Pond Netting: 3pm-4pm
Wednesday, April 5th - Pond Netting: 11am-12pm
Thursday, April 6th - Fossil Hunting: 3pm-4pm

Fossil Hunting Drop-In

Explore the fossil beds on your own time! Stop by the Poricy Park Nature Center Monday-Friday, 9am-4pm to rent fossil hunting equipment and a guide. Rentals are $5 per set.

Scout Programs

Poricy Park has the perfect scout outing for your troop/pack. Learn more here!

School Field Trips

The Recreation Department at Poricy Park offers a range of science and colonial history programs for preschool and elementary aged students. All programs emphasize hands-on activities and “doing” the things they have learned. And, of course, substantial time outdoors where nature provides a dynamic classroom.  More information here along with trip brochure.

Sports Leagues

While the Recreation department may run some sports programs and special events, all Middletown sports leagues are run my non-profit organizations. Please reach out to the league contact directly for more information.