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Posted on: March 30, 2023

Spring Break at Poricy Park

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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...

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Recreation
Posted on: March 29, 2023

After-School Science Club

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After-School Science Club

Poricy has science adventures all year round! We’ve got STEM activities to do, nature to explore, and fun to be had! This spring session has all new programming focused on the Pond Ecosystem. We’ll be netting i...

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Recreation
Posted on: March 29, 2023

Egg Hunt - NEW DATE & LOCATION

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NEW DATE & LOCATION for the Egg Hunt! Sign-up closes Friday, March 31st at noon.

NEW Date: Monday, April 3rdTime: 9am-10:30amLocation: Poricy Park, 345 Oak Hill Rd Red Bank NJ 07701Ages: Infant-12th grade, age ranges...

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Recreation
Posted on: March 21, 2023

Mother-Son Cornhole Tournament

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Mother-Son Cornhole Tournament

Team up with mom for an exciting night of cornhole! Double elimination format guarantees each team at least 2 games. Prize to the top mother-son team in each division. Star Wars themed! Wear your best matching Star Wars outfi...

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Recreation
Posted on: March 17, 2023

Summer Camp 2023

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Summer Camp 2023

There's still space in Recreation's Traditional and Science Camps! Register today. 

For prices, timing, themes and more information click here.

2023 Weeks

Week 1: 7/5/22 - 7/7/23Week 2: 7/10/23 - 7/14/23Week 3: 7/17...

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Recreation
Posted on: February 28, 2023

Storywalk Grand Opening

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Storywalk Grand Opening

Celebrate the opening of Poricy Park's very own Storywalk: a fun, educational activity that places the pages of a children's story along an ADA accessible trail. Join the author, Beth Ferry, author of the "Sti...

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Recreation
Posted on: February 28, 2023

Specialty Camps 2023

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These fun Specialty Camps wrap around Recreation's Traditional Camps and run by third party companies. Register here starting March 1st!

No discounts apply to specialty camps. Middletown Recreation camp t-shirts are not required.

More information o...

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Recreation
Posted on: February 27, 2023

Gone Running Spring Training

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Gone Running Spring Training

Join us to spring back into your training as we hit the track and run for fun!  This action-packed program is taught in a relaxed, positive and supportive environment. High School and Middle School runners’ ac...

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Recreation
Posted on: February 27, 2023

Poricy Park Exploration Week

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Poricy Park Exploration Week

We've got a week of fun activities that give a sampling of the fun to be had at Poricy Park. Whether you are attending camp in the following weeks, or just looking for some summer fun, we hope you'll join us! 

Day: Sund...

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Recreation
Posted on: February 27, 2023

Colonial Games

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Colonial Games

Take a step back in time in our Colonial-era Farmhouse. We'll play with reproduction children's toys, see where colonial children slept and lived, and play some group games for an afternoon of old-fashioned fun!

Day: MondayD...

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Recreation
Posted on: February 27, 2023

Guided Fossil Hunts

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Guided Fossil Hunts

Calling all amateur paleontologists! Come dig up some Middletown history at the Poricy Brook Fossil Beds. Expect to find marine fossils from the Cretaceous period, 65-72 million years ago. Meet directly at the Poricy Park Fossil Beds fo...

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Recreation
Posted on: February 27, 2023

Middletown Soccer Showdown

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Middletown Soccer Showdown

Celebrate the end of the school year with Middletown Recreation's Soccer Showdown Tournament! All teams are guaranteed two games in this double elimination, 4v4 tournament. Medals for division winners, commemorative patc...

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Recreation
Posted on: February 27, 2023

Earth Day Celebration

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Earth Day Celebration

Let's celebrate Earth Day in the parks! Join us as we beautify Camp Hope in Lincroft Acres. A great community service project, join us to line and maintain our trails. Registration recommended starting March 1st. Scout groups...

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Recreation
Posted on: February 27, 2023

Colonial Farmhouse Open House Weekend

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Murray Farmhouse Open House Weekend

The Murray Farmhouse is proud to be one of the 50 historic sites in Monmouth County opening its doors to visitors for the 2-day event “Weekend in Old Monmouth.” See this outstanding example of a middle-class colonial-era...

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Recreation
Posted on: February 26, 2023

Teen Open Volleyball

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Teen Open Volleyball

Join us for teen only volleyball on Tuesday nights! Please note this is only drop-in play, no instruction/coaching provided.

Day: TuesdaysSession 1: March 14th - April 4th, $16 (R), Register here under Winter season.Session 2: April 11t...

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Recreation
Posted on: February 25, 2023

Jedi Masters Snapology Class

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Jedi Masters Snapology

If you love Star Wars, this is the class for you! Come participate in Star Wars themed building activities using LEGO bricks and other interactive learning tools each week. Children will train to become LEGO Jedi Masters by building ...

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Recreation
Posted on: February 22, 2023

Middletown Night at Jersey Shore BlueClaws

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Middletown Night at Jersey Shore BlueClaws

Join us for Middletown Night at the Jersey Shore BlueClaws on Friday, July 28th. Cheer on the local team, watch fireworks and enjoy Marvel Night.

Date: Friday, July 28th 2023Time: 7pmLocation: ShoreTown Ballpark (2...

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Recreation
Posted on: February 22, 2023

Daddy-Daughter Beach Bash

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Daddy-Daughter Beach Bash: Mermaids & Pirates

Daddy-Daughter is back at the beach! Enjoy DJ, activities, and dinner. This year's theme is Pirates and Mermaids! Bring your beach chairs and blankets. 

Day: Friday, June 9th 2023Time: 5:30...

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Recreation
Posted on: February 16, 2023

Recreation is Hiring!

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The Recreation Department is hiring, be a part of a great team! Find job descriptions and apply online here.- Field & Facility Coordinator, Full-Time- Senior Center Bus Driver, Part-Time- Preschool Lead Teacher, Part-Time- Camp Counselor, Par...

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Recreation
Posted on: January 10, 2023

Town-Wide Garage Sale

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Town-Wide Garage Sale

Join us for the annual Town Wide Garage Sale! 

Google Map of AddressesPDF of Garage Sales by Day coming May 2023PDF of Garage Sales by Neighborhood coming May 2023

Sellers who register for this event will be able to enter their...

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Recreation
Posted on: January 9, 2023

Middletown Pickleball Tournament

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Middletown Recreation's Adult Pickleball Tournament is back for Spring! This year's theme is Spring pastels - best dressed team wins a prize!

Tournament Information

Friday, April 14th - Mixed DoublesRain date: Friday, April 28th6pm-9pmNorm...

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Recreation
Posted on: January 4, 2023

EGGstravaganza

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Join us for a family fun day of Spring crafts, activities, plant your own flower, photos with the Bunny, balloon artist, petting zoo, Doodle Dude & Miss Fish, and more! Event is indoors/outdoors. NO EGG HUNT HERE.

Date: Saturday, April 1st 202...

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Recreation
Posted on: December 16, 2022

Adult Yoga

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Find your Zen with instructor June! This yoga class is appropriate for the experienced yoga student as well as the novice. Please bring props - yoga straps, bolsters or pillows, eye pillows and a yoga mat. Presented by Hot and Soul Yoga.

Winter IV Dates: 3...

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Recreation
Posted on: December 7, 2022

Adult Open Basketball

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Keep fit this new year and join us for Adult Open Basketball. Coed teams picked weekly.

WednesdaysWinter Dates: Jan 18th-Mar 29thSpring Dates: Apr 5th-May 31st (Off 3/3), $32 for full 8 weeksTime: 7:00-9:00pmLocation: Cr...

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Recreation
Posted on: December 7, 2022

Adult Volleyball

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Enjoy great exercise and socialization, join us for Adult only volleyball on Tuesdays. No experience required. Co-ed teams picked weekly.

Winter Indoor Volleyball SessionDates: Tuesdays, Jan 10th - Apr 4th (Off 2/14)Time: 7:30pm-9:30pmLocation: Cr...

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