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DEPARTMENT OF PARKS AND RECREATION MOORESTOWN DEPARTMENT OF PARKS AND RECREATION TOWNSHIP OF MOORESTOWN

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					MOORESTOWN DEPARTMENT OF PARKS AND RECREATION

TOWNSHIP OF MOORESTOWN NEW JERSEY

DEPARTMENT OF PARKS AND RECREATION ANNUAL PROGRAM
AFTER SCHOOL ACTIVITIES – GRADE SCHOOL Open gymnasium and game room facilities throughout the school year at the Church Street Recreation Center for students in grades one through seven. The program runs from 3:30 to 5:30 PM on Monday, Wednesday, and Friday afternoons and involves supervised informal basketball playing and use of the game room equipment, including pool, ping pong, and air hockey. AFTER SCHOOL ACTIVITIES – HIGH SCHOOL For students in grades eight through twelve, all gymnasium and game room facilities are available for use, under supervision, at the Church Street Recreation Center. The program is available throughout the school year on Tuesday and Thursday afternoons from 3:30 to 5:30 PM. Also, see TEEN NIGHT. ADULT MIXED BOWLING LEAGUE Held at the Playdrome Lanes on Kings Highway in Cherry Hill, the program, for teams including men and women, runs from January through March from 7:00 to 9:30 PM on Tuesday evenings. The cost for each bowler is $14.00 per week. Advanced registration is necessary, as space at the lanes is limited. ADULT/CHILD BOWLING LEAGUE A program growing in popularity, this league is held from October through December for children ages 6 to 14, accompanied by an adult partner. The league is held on Tuesday or Wednesday evenings at the Playdrome in Cherry Hill. Cost for the league is $140.00 per pair. Advanced registration is recommended, as space is limited at the bowling alley on both evenings. ARTS AND CRAFTS CLASSES Six-class arts and crafts sessions are held during the winter and spring months for students in kindergarten through fourth grade. The classes are held on Saturday mornings and are one hour in length. A variety of textures are introduced throughout the session. The cost for the series is $30.00 CO-ED BOWLING PROGRAM Led by the Recreation Department’s legendary, Esther Pearson, this bowling program is available on Friday mornings from 10:00 AM to 12:00 Noon at the Laurel Lanes on Route 73 in Maple Shade. The program, informal in nature, includes instruction and helpful hints as well as competition. Participation in the program includes a $20 registration, and a nominal weekly fee for use of the lanes. YOUTH BOWLING LEAGUE A bowling league for children in grades one through six is held at the Playdrome Lanes in Cherry Hill on Tuesday afternoons from 4:00 to 6:30 PM. Transportation to and from the lanes is provided, and the cost for the eight-week program is $75.00. Early registration is recommended, as there are limited spaces available. HIGH SCHOOL BASKETBALL LEAGUES - Boys and Girls League play for 9th through 12th grade students held for eight weeks on Sunday afternoons at the Upper Elementary School gymnasium. Fee for the program is $30 and includes a team jersey. The following groups and organizations, although some are independent of the Recreation Department, provide various recreational opportunities for Moorestown residents. For more information, please call the Recreation Department Office (235-6344).

Please check the local papers (THE NEWS WEEKLY or MOORESTOWN SUN) or call the Recreation Department Office for information on these happenings. Phone: (856) 235-6344 NOTE: Unless otherwise indicated, all programs are offered for Moorestown Residents Only 1. Moorestown Youth Baseball Federation…………….Tony Camoratto…………..866-5645 Andrea Wisniewski….…..235-3523 2. Moorestown Boxing Club (previously)…………… ….Angel Romero……….……824-1252 3. Moorestown Soccer Club………………………………Robert Hill ………………..802-0437 4. Moorestown Youth Wrestling Club……………………Ed Nice……………………273-5902 5. The Tender (senior citizens day care center)……………………………………… 224-5999 6. Perkins Center For the Arts…………………………………………………………. 235-6488 7. Moorestown Adult School………………………………………………...778-6600, ext. 3141 8. Burlington County Y.M.C.A………………………………………………..………….234-6200 9. Burlington County Y.W.C.A……………………………………………….………….234-6200 10. Moorestown Community House………………………………………….………….235-0326 11. Moorestown Youth Football Association………….….Bill Emerson…...…………667-9180 12. Moorestown Youth Field Hockey League…………….Kathy Lubin………………727-4716 13. Pop Warner Cheerleading Association……………….Alissa McGreevy……….. 235-6028 14. Moorestown Youth Street Hockey Assoication…… .Dave Katz…………………235-8914 15. Moorestown Skate Association………………………..Alan Hanlon……………… 778-8980 16. Moorestown Lacrosse Club (Boys’/Girls’ Travel)…….Mike DiSpirito………… 273-0010 17. Moorestown Girls’ Lacrosse League (Girls’)…………Mary Stefano………..……..235-4039 18. Moorestown Softball Association (Girls’)…………….David Madara………..…….234-2169 . Marie Lihotz……...………...722-9566 19. Moorestown Travel Basketball ……….………………Cyndi Britton……….……....866-1182 20. Moorestown Basketball Camps/Clinics………………Jim Flynn……………….…..296-8739 21. Moorestown Quakes Ice Hockey Club………………..Ron Schwinn……….…..…296-8417 22. Moorestown Weight Lifting Club………………………Joe DeLago……….…….…642-1800 23. Moorestown Area Girl Scouts………………………….Maryellen DeMille…….…..779-9558 24. Boy Scout Troop #44……………………………………Scott Schroeder…….……727-9163 25. Third Floor Committee………………………………….Greg Newcomer….……….866-9101 26. Moorestown Business Association…………………... Harry Koons…….…………234-6537 27. Moorestown Men’s Senior Citizen Club……………. .Vincent DiVincenzo…… .235-0615 28. Evergreen Women’s Club……………………………….Betty DiVincenzo…….… 235-0615 29. Moorestown Flag Football………………………………Mike Connelly……………778-4917

BALLET LESSONS A comprehensive seventeen-week ballet lesson series is offered twice annually, in the fall and again in the winter. The lessons are available to girls ages five through teen and are available to beginning as well as advanced dancers. All lessons are held on Saturday mornings or on Wednesday evenings at the Moorestown Community House, 16 East Main Street, and are taught by the Recreation Department’s veteran instructor, “Miss Lidia” Kryzanowsky. The fee for Moorestown residents is $80.00 and the non-resident fee is $90.00. The advanced level class will require an additional $20 fee. BOYS’ BASKETBALL CLINICS AND LEAGUES Basketball clinics and leagues are held from January through March at the Church Street Recreation Center and Upper Elementary School. The clinics are for Moorestown boys in grades two and three ($20), while the leagues are available to fourth through eighth graders. The league includes a Saturday game and a one-hour evening practice during the week. The fee for the league is $30.00. GIRLS BASKETBALL CLINICS AND LEAGUES Basketball clinics and leagues are held from January through March at the William Allen III Middle School on North Stanwick Road and the Upper Elementary School. The clinics are for Moorestown girls in grades two through six ($20), while the leagues are available to fourth through eighth graders. The league includes a Saturday game and a on-hour evening practice during the week. The fee for the league is $30.00 HIGH SCHOOL BASKETBALL-OPEN PLAY The Church Street Recreation Center is open to Moorestown high school students for open basketball playing on Friday and Saturday evenings from 7:00 to 10:00 PM from September through May. Informal play and pick-up games are available. MEN’S BASKETBALL Informal play for Moorestown men ages eighteen and older, is held in September and October and again in April and May on Monday and Thursday evenings from 7:00 to 10:00 at the Church Street Recreation Center. A league forms in December that includes games from January through early April, and includes a fee of $75.00 per player. MEN’S (OVER 35) BASKETBALL A program that includes informal pick-up games for Moorestown men over age thirty-five is available from September through May at the Church Street Recreation Center on Sunday mornings from 9:00 AM to 12:00 Noon. Proof of Moorestown residency required. SUMMER CONCERT SERIES A six-concert series, sponsored by the Department of Parks and Recreation is held from June through August on the grounds of the Perkins Center for the Arts, Camden Avenue and Kings Highway. All concerts begin at 7:30 PM and are free. All participants are invited to bring a blanket or lawn chair to sit on while enjoying a variety of different music FIELD HOCKEY LEAGUE An intramural field hockey league for Moorestown girls in grades kindergarten through six is available for a six-game schedule beginning in September. The league emphasizes skill development and a basic understanding of team play through maximum participation. The games are played on Sunday afternoons for one hour between 12:00 Noon to 4:00 PM at the Wesley Bishop Park fields. The fee for the league is $25.00 GOLF LESSONS A golf lesson program is held for children ages 10 and older and for adults beginning in late April and running for six weeks on Thursday afternoons and early evenings. The program is conducted at the Willowbrook Golf Club on Bridgeboro Road. The fee for the lessons is $65.00 for residents and $75.00 for non-resident golfers.

IRISH STEP DANCING Irish Step Dancing classes, taught by David Gibson, are held beginning in September on the third floor of the Church Street Recreation Center. The classes, for children ages six and older and for adults run for one hour each between 5:30 and 9:30 PM on Monday evenings and are available at beginner as well as intermediate levels. The fee for the eight-lesson series is $70.00. GIRLS’ LACROSSE LEAGUE An intramural lacrosse league for Moorestown girls in grades three through six is offered from March through May. The program is held on Tuesday and Wednesday afternoons from 4:40 to 6:00 PM at the Wesley Bishop Park Fields. The fee for the program is $25.00. SENIOR CITIZENS – EVERGREEN WOMEN’S CLUB The club, sponsored by the Department of Parks and Recreation, meets at the Moorestown Community House, 16 East Main Street, Moorestown on Tuesdays from 12:00 Noon to 3:00 PM. The club, for resident senior women, meets regularly for cards and refreshments and to plan trips and activities for companionship. The women meet throughout the year, and the fee includes club dues. SENIOR CITIZENS – MOORESTOWN MEN’S CLUB The Club, for Moorestown men meets weekday mornings at the New Albany Road Recreation Center from 9:00 AM to 12:00 Noon. The recreation department sponsored club meets regularly for card playing, pool, shuffleboard, and refreshments. Several trips are also planned throughout the year. The only fee includes club dues. YOUTH SOCCER LEAGUES Soccer leagues for Moorestown boys in grades kindergarten through seven and girls in grades kindergarten through eight run from September through November. The kindergarten league is boys and girls, while the Novice (1st and 2nd grade), Midget (3rd and 4th grade), and Junior (5th through 8th) Leagues include divisions for both boys and girls. All games are held on Saturdays, with practices held during the week. Games and practices are played at the various Township athletic fields, and a fee of $25.00 is required. MEN’S SOFTBALL LEAGUE A softball league is available for Moorestown men during the spring and summer months. Games are played at the Jeff Young Park ball fields at either 6:30 or 8:00 PM. The Township’s team registration fee is $400.00 LEARN TO SWIM CLINIC A five-week program for beginning swimmers is offered in two sessions during May, June, and July. The program, aimed at pool safety, introduces children to the water before the popular summer season of swimming pool activity. The lessons are held at the Moorestown Community House, 16 East Main Street, and the fee for the program is $35.00.

PUBLIC SWIMMING The department offers a family swim program at the Moorestown Community House, 16 East Main Street on Friday evenings from 7:00 to 10:00 PM and on Saturday afternoons from 2:00 to 4:00 PM. The program is informal swim time open to the public and includes a fee of $2.00 per hour for resident children, $3.00 per hour for resident adults, $3.00 per hour for non-resident children, and $4.50 per hour for non-resident adults. WOMEN’S LAP SWIMMING A program designed specifically for women, is available at the Moorestown Community House, 16 East Main Street on Tuesday and Thursday mornings from 9:30 to 11:30 AM. The fee for the program is $4.00 per visit for resident women, and $5.00 per visit for non-resident women. No pre-registration is necessary.

SUMMER PLAYGROUND PROGRAM A six-week summer activity program is available to Moorestown boys and girls ages 5-15. The program is held at four locations: Roberts School, New Albany Road Recreation Center, Fullerton Park, and Salem Road Park—and is open Monday through Friday from 9:00 AM to 12:00 Noon and from 1:00 to 3:00 PM. The activities include such things as games, sports, arts and crafts, and a trip series. Registration is available on the playground sites. No preregistration is necessary. SUMMER THEATER PROGRAM A theater program held in conjunction with the Summer Playground Program is available to Moorestown children ages 7-17. The program, which involves all aspects of theater from set construction to production, runs for six weeks at the Moorestown Middle School Auditorium and culminates in the production of a popular musical TEEN NIGHT A program for students in grades eight through twelve is available on Friday and Saturday evenings at the Church Street Recreation Center from 7:00 to 10:00 PM. The third floor is available for games and leisure time interests, while the gymnasium is also available to playing basketball. TENNIS - PUBLIC Nine Township tennis courts are available for public play with lighting for night play in the spring, summer, and early fall. The courts at Maple-Dawson Park, Jeff Young Park, and Frank Fullerton Memorial Park are available from 8:00 AM to 10:00 PM from September through April, and from dawn until dusk from September through April. TENNIS INSTRUCTION BY LARRY MAC CLUEN Tennis lessons are held afternoons and evenings during the week and on Saturdays for beginning, advanced beginner and advanced level players. Group instruction in all phases of the game, as well as round robin tournaments are available. All lessons are held at the MapleDawson courts and fees range from $48.00 to $79.00, depending on level of instruction. VOLLEYBALL – INFORMAL CO-ED PLAY An informal pick-up game volleyball program for Moorestown men and women is held on Tuesday evenings from 7:00 to 10:00 PM at the Church Street Recreation Center. The program runs from September through May. Proof of residency may be required. FLAG FOOTBALL LEAGUE An alternative to tackle football using rip-away flags, the program is available to students in grades one through twelve. Games are played on Saturday and Sunday afternoons, and practices are held during the week. Fee for the program is $50.00 STUDENT VOLLEYBALL Clinics for 5th and 6th Grade students ($35.00) are available as well as open play programs for 7th and 8th Graders and 9th through 12th graders. Informal instruction through drills and limited training is available during play. All programs are held in the auxiliary gymnasium at the Moorestown High School.

CO-ED VOLLEYBALL LEAGUE
A volleyball league for Moorestown men and women is available from January through March, with games being held on Thursday evenings at the William Allen III Middle School on North Stanwick Road. The Township’s team registration fee is $300.00 per team entered in the league. TRIPS Various field trips are planned throughout the year to different sporting or cultural events or to theme parks or museums. Trips are supervised by the Recreation Department, but may, for some trips, require the attendance of an adult with the children. Transportation is included in the cost of the trip, and the fee varies, depending upon the activity. TAE KWON DO Tae Kwon Do, a martial arts program, is sponsored by the Moorestown Weight Lifting Club at their new location on the basement floor of the Church Street Recreation Center. Tae Kwon Do, supervised by 3rd and 4th degree black belts, is available to students in grades seven through twelve. The program is held on Tuesday and Thursday evenings from 6:00 to 7:00 PM and on Saturdays from 10:00 to 11:00 AM. WEIGHT TRAINING AND PLYOMETRICS Weight training by certified supervisors is offered at the Moorestown Weight Lifting Club on the basement floor of the Church Street Recreation Center. Students in grades seven Through twelve may avail themselves of these services Monday through Friday from 3:00 To 8:00 PM, Saturday from 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM and on Sunday from 12:00 Noon to 3:00 PM. COMPETITIVE WEIGHT LIFTING (OLYMPIC STYLE) Supervised competitive weight lifting is available to students in grades seven through Twelve at the Moorestown Weightlifting Club in the basement of the Church Street Recreation Center. The hours that this service is available are Monday, Wednesday, and Friday from 6:00 to 7:30 PM, and on Saturdays by appointment only. WRESTLING Wrestling at the Moorestown Weight Lifting Club, which is housed in the basement of the Church Street Recreation Center, is available to Moorestown students in grades seven Through twelve on Sundays from 3:00 to 4:00 PM, and at other times by appointment.

SUMMER PLAYGROUND PROGRAM OVERVIEW
The Department of Parks and Recreation sponsors an extensive Summer Playground Program for the youth of Moorestown. Offered at several locations throughout the Township, the program runs for a six-week period, uniform with the summer vacation. The program is geared to youngsters ages 5 through 15, and offer a variety of activities including arts and crafts, sports, swimming, drama, trips, special events, tournaments, as well as active and passive games. The special events program, sponsored by the Department of Parks and Recreation, includes various activities throughout the year, such as dances, parades, contests, tournaments, and trips.


				
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