Classes & Programs
Fall Running Program
Gone Running brings an action-packed program taught in a relaxed, positive and supportive environment. Middle School runners’ activities will focus on technique, form, nutrition and racing strategies. The Elementary Grade group offers exciting games, races and training activities that will keep them moving and motivated while building their self-confidence and stamina. Bring running shoes, towel, and water.
Days: Tuesdays and/or Thursdays
Dates: Sept 13th - Nov 3rd
Location: Poricy Park (345 Oak Hill Rd, Red Bank)
Ages: 2nd-9th grade
Fee: $155 for one day, $260 for two (R)
Fee includes competition (10/22), race day award and t-shirt. Limited space remains sign up today! Choose Summer season.
Get ready to dodge, duck, dip, dive and dodge again! Your child will have blast playing after-school with their friends. Co-ed teams picked weekly. No spectators allowed.
Dates: Sep 28th-Nov 16 (Off 10/26 & 11/2)
Time: 4:30pm-6:00pm (K-5th), 6:00pm-7:30pm (6th-8th)
Location: Croydon Hall Gym (900 Leonardville Rd, Leonardo)
Fee: $25 for the season (R) or $5 (R) weekly drop-in
Sign up today! Choose Summer season.
Kickball is all about the FUN! Join us in playing this playground favorite under the lights. Co-ed teams picked weekly.
Dates: Sep 19th-Oct 24th (Off 10/10)
Time: 5:00pm-6:00pm (3rd-8th)
Location: Clearwater Field #2 (170 Beaman Blvd, Atlantic Highlands )
Fee: $20 for the season (R) or $5 (R) weekly drop-in
Sign up today! Choose Summer season.
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. Middletown Preschool Classes Middletown Preschool Classes Middletown Preschool Classes
The Poricy Brook Fossil Beds have Cretaceous-Era marine fossils is abundance, and spring rains uncover new treasures. Our guide will supply equipment for screening for fossils and identify your treasures. All children must be accompanied by an adult. Register online at: middletownnj.org/signup
Thursday, 4:00pm—5:00pm | August 11th
Sunday, 11:00am—12:00pm | August 28th
Location: Poricy Park Fossil Beds, 1083 Middletown-Lincroft Road, Middletown
Fee: $5.00 (resident), $6.00 (non-resident)
Ages: 5 to Adult
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.
After-School Science Club
Explore science, STEM, and nature at Poricy Park's Science Club! Space is limited register today. Choose Fall season.
Fall I: Saving Nature: Kids can be environmentalists, too! This hands-on class will solve real world programs through recycling games and experiments focused on our local watershed.
Dates: Oct 4th - Dec 6th (Off 11/8 & 11/22)
Fee: $120 (R)
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.
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.
Great exercise and socialization! Enjoy these co-ed sports with teams picked weekly. No prior experience is necessary.
Fall Indoor Volleyball
Dates: Tuesdays, Sept 6th - Dec 20th (Off 11/1, 11/8, 11/29, 12/6)
Location: Croydon Hall Gym (900 Leonardville Rd, Leonardo NJ)
Fee: $55.00 for 12-week season (R), $5.00 weekly drop-in (R)
Weekly drop-ins welcome! Register online at: middletownnj.org/signup. Choose Summer season.
Dates: Mondays, Sept 29th - Oct 24th (Off 10/10)
Location: Clearwater Field #2 (170 Beaman Blvd, Atlantic Highlands NJ)
Fee: $20.00 for 5-week season (R), $5.00 weekly drop-in (R)
Weekly drop-ins welcome! middletownnj.org/signup
Host your birthday at the Poricy Park Nature Center! Choose from the following instructor-led themes. We customize to your needs and wishes. Please note some themes are seasonal.
- Wild Kratts - Pick two animals and our instructor will customize activities to explore their "creature powers." Includes craft, games and a hike.
- Pond Netting - Be introduced to creatures found in our pond by using nets to catch them! Hands-on learning lets kids touch some cool things. Includes craft.
- Fossil Hunting - Children will be introduced to fossils through games and crafts in the classroom before heading down to the brook for some in-water sifting and hunting. The party returns back to the Nature Center afterwards for party room time.
- Frogs & Turtles - Play games and make a frog home craft before visits from a live tadpole and our resident turtles. Turtles will come out of the tanks for kids to touch and learn. A scavenger hunt hike down to the pond to see wild turtles and frogs included.
Pricing starts at $315.00 for the first 15 children. $8.00 per additional child, with a max of about 25. This includes any siblings also attending. Party includes basic, non-themed paper goods (tablecloths, plates, napkins, forks, etc.), 90 minutes of instructor-led party, and then 30 minutes of party room time with your own food.
Dates available for Summer, Fall & Spring! Inquire today email@example.com, 732-615-2260.