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Posted on: February 27, 2024

Daddy-Daughter Beach Fiesta

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Daddy-Daughter Beach FiestaGet ready for an evening of fun and create a cherished memory that will last a lifetime. This year we are headed back to the beach for a Beach Fiesta themed night! Daughters and their fathers will partake in games, Encanto chara...

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Recreation
Posted on: February 26, 2024

Specialty Camps

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Specialty Camps

Middletown Recreation is happy to host Specialty Camps provided by several vendors this summer. Try something new at one of these great camps! To register for any of the Specialty Camps, please visit our Community Pass site. No discounts ap...

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Recreation
Posted on: February 26, 2024

Skateboarding Lessons

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Skateboarding Lessons

Shred with us at the newly opened Skate Park at Kunkel Park in Leonardo. Coach Dave guides these introductory and intermediate classes for ages 5-14. Bring your own equipment, none will be provided.

Spring Break:Dates: April 1...

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Recreation
Posted on: February 26, 2024

Guided Fossil Hunts

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Guided Fossil Hunts

Come dig up Middletown history at the Poricy Brook Fossil Beds. Expect to find marine fossils from the Cretaceous period, 65-72 million years ago. Our guide will supply equipment for screening for fossils and help identify your treasure...

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Recreation
Posted on: February 26, 2024

Open Farmhouse

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Recreation
Posted on: February 26, 2024

Spring After-School Science Club

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After-School Science Club

Join us for the award-winning Poricy Park after-school science club. We've got STEM activities to do, nature to explore, and adventures to be had! Spring's theme is Plants!

Day: MondaysSpring: April 8 - June 3 (Of...

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Recreation
Posted on: February 26, 2024

Spring Break at Poricy Park

Spring Break newsflash

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: February 26, 2024

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 2024PDF of Garage Sales by Neighborhood coming May 2024

Sellers who register for this event will be able to en...

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Recreation
Posted on: February 26, 2024

Preschool Art Show Open House

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Preschool Art Show & Open House

Join us at the Middletown Preschool for some PreK art and an Open House! Meet the Teachers and Director of Middletown Preschool, get information on our classes, and take a tour of the school. See art work displayed by th...

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Recreation
Posted on: February 23, 2024

Mystery Egg Hunt

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Mystery Egg HuntThe HUNT is on in our parks! Join us for a Mystery Egg Hunt! What is the mystery? You know the time and date, but not the location! Our mystery locations will be revealed at 3:45pm the same day on Facebook. Be sure to follow our page: http...

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Recreation
Posted on: February 22, 2024

Skate Park Grand Opening

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Skate Park Grand Opening

Join us for the grand opening of the Kunkel Park Skate Park! Ceremony includes ribbon cutting, open skate, raffles and helmet safety presentation thanks to Hackensack Meridian Health's Pediatric Injury Prevention staff members. Fre...

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Recreation
Posted on: February 21, 2024

Youth USSI Basketball Classes

USSI Basketball

USSI Basketball ClassesIntroductory basketball classes are a great way to learn the sport and have fun! Professional coaches ensure that children are engaged in fun, inclusive activities, in a positive learning environment. Squirts uses proportionately-si...

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Recreation
Posted on: February 21, 2024

Gone Running

Youth Running Program Newsflash

Gone RunningMondays and/or Wednesdays 5:30p-6:30pSpring: 4/8/24 – 6/5/24 (Competition Meet on Sunday, 6/9/24)Grades: 2-9Fee: $145.00 (1 Day/Week), $240 (2 Days/Week)Location: Thompson Middle School Track

Join Gone Running to jump start your sprin...

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Recreation
Posted on: February 12, 2024

Middletown Preschool Open House

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Middletown Preschool Open House

Come check out all that Middletown Preschool has to offer! Meet our teachers, tour the classrooms, ask questions and more! Children are very welcome to attend, too! Free to attend.

Date: Monday, February 26t...

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Recreation
Posted on: February 12, 2024

Astronomy Observing Session at Poricy Park

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Astronomy Observing Station

Join the Middletown Library at Poricy Park where the STAR Astronomy club will set up their telescopes and show the wonders in the winter sky. Free for residents.  No registration required.

Friday, March 15th6:30pm-8:30pm...

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Recreation
Posted on: December 1, 2023

Summer Camp 2024

Camp 2024 newsflash

Camp Registration opens March 1st 2024 at 10am for Residents!

Limited spots available! We look forward to seeing everyone this summer. We offer a variety of Traditional Camp options and an educational camp at Poricy Park.

All registrations are processed thr...

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Recreation
Posted on: November 29, 2023

EGGstravaganza

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EGGstravaganza

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

Date: Saturda...

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Recreation
Posted on: November 29, 2023

March Madness: Dribble, Dish & Swish Competition

March Madness Newsflash

March Madness: Dribble, Dish, & Swish

Wear your favorite basketball jersey and dribble, dish, & swish your way to victory! Showcase your basketball skills against your peers by competing in your specific age division. Competitors are timed on the a...

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Recreation
Posted on: February 26, 2023

Teen Volleyball

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Teen Volleyball

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

Day: TuesdaysWinter: Tuesdays, thru April 9, $5 weekly drop-in (R). Pay upon entry.Spring: Tuesdays, April 16th...

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Recreation
Posted on: December 7, 2022

Adult Programs

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

Indoor Volleyball

Dates: Winter: Tuesdays, January 9th - April 9, $5 weekly ...

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Recreation
Posted on: August 23, 2023

Open Recreation

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Open Recreation

The Open Recreation Program is an after school program available to all Middletown Township residents. The program provides a place for children to complete homework or play while being supervised. A monthly calendar is provided each month,...

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Recreation
Posted on: April 28, 2023

Middletown Senior Center

Open Monday-Friday 9am-4pm

Activity, Membership, & Transportation Information 

The Senior Center is open for in person activities from 9:00-4:00, Monday - Friday. Virtual events and exercise classes are offered for members that are unable to make it into the center. Pre...

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Recreation
Posted on: July 31, 2023

Field Trips at Poricy Park

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Field Trips at Poricy Park

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...

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