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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
                                                                                                   The following groups and organizations, although some are independent of the Recreation
Open gymnasium and game room facilities throughout the school year at the Church Street
                                                                                                   Department, provide various recreational opportunities for Moorestown residents. For more
Recreation Center for students in grades one through seven. The program runs from 3:30 to
                                                                                                   information, please call the Recreation Department Office (235-6344).
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.
                                                                                                   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
AFTER SCHOOL ACTIVITIES – HIGH SCHOOL
For students in grades eight through twelve, all gymnasium and game room facilities are
                                                                                                   NOTE: Unless otherwise indicated, all programs are offered for Moorestown Residents Only
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.
                                                                                                   1. Moorestown Youth Baseball Federation…………….Tony Camoratto…………..866-5645
                                                                                                                                                        Andrea Wisniewski….…..235-3523
ADULT MIXED BOWLING LEAGUE
                                                                                                   2. Moorestown Boxing Club (previously)…………… ….Angel Romero……….……824-1252
Held at the Playdrome Lanes on Kings Highway in Cherry Hill, the program, for teams including
                                                                                                   3. Moorestown Soccer Club………………………………Robert Hill ………………..802-0437
men and women, runs from January through March from 7:00 to 9:30 PM on Tuesday evenings.
                                                                                                   4. Moorestown Youth Wrestling Club……………………Ed Nice……………………273-5902
The cost for each bowler is $14.00 per week. Advanced registration is necessary, as space at
                                                                                                   5. The Tender (senior citizens day care center)……………………………………… 224-5999
the lanes is limited.
                                                                                                   6. Perkins Center For the Arts…………………………………………………………. 235-6488
                                                                                                   7. Moorestown Adult School………………………………………………...778-6600, ext. 3141
ADULT/CHILD BOWLING LEAGUE
                                                                                                   8. Burlington County Y.M.C.A………………………………………………..………….234-6200
 A program growing in popularity, this league is held from October through December for
                                                                                                   9. Burlington County Y.W.C.A……………………………………………….………….234-6200
children ages 6 to 14, accompanied by an adult partner. The league is held on Tuesday or
                                                                                                   10. Moorestown Community House………………………………………….………….235-0326
Wednesday evenings at the Playdrome in Cherry Hill. Cost for the league is $140.00 per pair.
                                                                                                   11. Moorestown Youth Football Association………….….Bill Emerson…...…………667-9180
Advanced registration is recommended, as space is limited at the bowling alley on both
                                                                                                   12. Moorestown Youth Field Hockey League…………….Kathy Lubin………………727-4716
evenings.
                                                                                                   13. Pop Warner Cheerleading Association……………….Alissa McGreevy……….. 235-6028
                                                                                                   14. Moorestown Youth Street Hockey Assoication…… .Dave Katz…………………235-8914
ARTS AND CRAFTS CLASSES
                                                                                                   15. Moorestown Skate Association………………………..Alan Hanlon……………… 778-8980
Six-class arts and crafts sessions are held during the winter and spring months for students in
                                                                                                   16. Moorestown Lacrosse Club (Boys’/Girls’ Travel)…….Mike DiSpirito………… 273-0010
kindergarten through fourth grade. The classes are held on Saturday mornings and are one
                                                                                                   17. Moorestown Girls’ Lacrosse League (Girls’)…………Mary Stefano………..……..235-4039
hour in length. A variety of textures are introduced throughout the session. The cost for the
                                                                                                   18. Moorestown Softball Association (Girls’)…………….David Madara………..…….234-2169
series is $30.00
                                                                                                                                                      . Marie Lihotz……...………...722-9566
                                                                                                   19. Moorestown Travel Basketball ……….………………Cyndi Britton……….……....866-1182
 CO-ED BOWLING PROGRAM
                                                                                                   20. Moorestown Basketball Camps/Clinics………………Jim Flynn……………….…..296-8739
Led by the Recreation Department’s legendary, Esther Pearson, this bowling program is
                                                                                                   21. Moorestown Quakes Ice Hockey Club………………..Ron Schwinn……….…..…296-8417
available on Friday mornings from 10:00 AM to 12:00 Noon at the Laurel Lanes on Route 73 in
                                                                                                   22. Moorestown Weight Lifting Club………………………Joe DeLago……….…….…642-1800
Maple Shade. The program, informal in nature, includes instruction and helpful hints as well as
                                                                                                   23. Moorestown Area Girl Scouts………………………….Maryellen DeMille…….…..779-9558
competition. Participation in the program includes a $20 registration, and a nominal weekly fee
                                                                                                   24. Boy Scout Troop #44……………………………………Scott Schroeder…….……727-9163
for use of the lanes.
                                                                                                   25. Third Floor Committee………………………………….Greg Newcomer….……….866-9101
                                                                                                   26. Moorestown Business Association…………………... Harry Koons…….…………234-6537
YOUTH BOWLING LEAGUE                                                                               27. Moorestown Men’s Senior Citizen Club……………. .Vincent DiVincenzo…… .235-0615
A bowling league for children in grades one through six is held at the Playdrome Lanes in Cherry   28. Evergreen Women’s Club……………………………….Betty DiVincenzo…….… 235-0615
Hill on Tuesday afternoons from 4:00 to 6:30 PM. Transportation to and from the lanes is           29. Moorestown Flag Football………………………………Mike Connelly……………778-4917
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.
BALLET LESSONS                                                                                        IRISH STEP DANCING
A comprehensive seventeen-week ballet lesson series is offered twice annually, in the fall and        Irish Step Dancing classes, taught by David Gibson, are held beginning in September on the
again in the winter. The lessons are available to girls ages five through teen and are available to   third floor of the Church Street Recreation Center. The classes, for children ages six and older
beginning as well as advanced dancers. All lessons are held on Saturday mornings or on                and for adults run for one hour each between 5:30 and 9:30 PM on Monday evenings and are
Wednesday evenings at the Moorestown Community House, 16 East Main Street, and are                    available at beginner as well as intermediate levels. The fee for the eight-lesson series is
taught by the Recreation Department’s veteran instructor, “Miss Lidia” Kryzanowsky. The fee for       $70.00.
Moorestown residents is $80.00 and the non-resident fee is $90.00. The advanced level class
will require an additional $20 fee.
                                                                                                      GIRLS’ LACROSSE LEAGUE
BOYS’ BASKETBALL CLINICS AND LEAGUES                                                                  An intramural lacrosse league for Moorestown girls in grades three through six is offered from
Basketball clinics and leagues are held from January through March at the Church Street               March through May. The program is held on Tuesday and Wednesday afternoons from 4:40 to
Recreation Center and Upper Elementary School. The clinics are for Moorestown boys in                 6:00 PM at the Wesley Bishop Park Fields. The fee for the program is $25.00.
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              SENIOR CITIZENS – EVERGREEN WOMEN’S CLUB
fee for the league is $30.00.                                                                         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
GIRLS BASKETBALL CLINICS AND LEAGUES                                                                  trips and activities for companionship. The women meet throughout the year, and the fee
Basketball clinics and leagues are held from January through March at the William Allen III           includes club dues.
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           SENIOR CITIZENS – MOORESTOWN MEN’S CLUB
through eighth graders. The league includes a Saturday game and a on-hour evening practice            The Club, for Moorestown men meets weekday mornings at the New Albany Road Recreation
during the week. The fee for the league is $30.00                                                     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
HIGH SCHOOL BASKETBALL-OPEN PLAY                                                                      throughout the year. The only fee includes club dues.
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               YOUTH SOCCER LEAGUES
through May. Informal play and pick-up games are available.                                           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
MEN’S BASKETBALL                                                                                      boys and girls, while the Novice (1st and 2nd grade), Midget (3rd and 4th grade), and Junior (5th
Informal play for Moorestown men ages eighteen and older, is held in September and October            through 8th) Leagues include divisions for both boys and girls. All games are held on Saturdays,
and again in April and May on Monday and Thursday evenings from 7:00 to 10:00 at the Church           with practices held during the week. Games
Street Recreation Center. A league forms in December that includes games from January                 and practices are played at the various Township athletic fields, and a fee of $25.00 is required.
through early April, and includes a fee of $75.00 per player.
                                                                                                      MEN’S SOFTBALL LEAGUE
MEN’S (OVER 35) BASKETBALL                                                                            A softball league is available for Moorestown men during the spring and summer months.
A program that includes informal pick-up games for Moorestown men over age thirty-five is             Games are played at the Jeff Young Park ball fields at either 6:30 or 8:00 PM. The Township’s
available from September through May at the Church Street Recreation Center on Sunday                 team registration fee is $400.00
mornings from 9:00 AM to 12:00 Noon. Proof of Moorestown residency required.

SUMMER CONCERT SERIES                                                                                 LEARN TO SWIM CLINIC
A six-concert series, sponsored by the Department of Parks and Recreation is held from June           A five-week program for beginning swimmers is offered in two sessions during May, June, and
through August on the grounds of the Perkins Center for the Arts, Camden Avenue and Kings             July. The program, aimed at pool safety, introduces children to the water before the popular
Highway. All concerts begin at 7:30 PM and are free. All participants are invited to bring a          summer season of swimming pool activity. The lessons are held at the Moorestown Community
blanket or lawn chair to sit on while enjoying a variety of different music                           House, 16 East Main Street, and the fee for the program is $35.00.
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                 PUBLIC SWIMMING
development and a basic understanding of team play through maximum participation. The                 The department offers a family swim program at the Moorestown Community House, 16 East
games are played on Sunday afternoons for one hour between 12:00 Noon to 4:00 PM at the               Main Street on Friday evenings from 7:00 to 10:00 PM and on Saturday afternoons from 2:00 to
Wesley Bishop Park fields. The fee for the league is $25.00                                           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
GOLF LESSONS                                                                                          children, and $4.50 per hour for non-resident adults.
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                   WOMEN’S LAP SWIMMING
conducted at the Willowbrook Golf Club on Bridgeboro Road. The fee for the lessons is $65.00          A program designed specifically for women, is available at the Moorestown Community House,
for residents and $75.00 for non-resident golfers.                                                    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             CO-ED VOLLEYBALL LEAGUE
program is held at four locations: Roberts School, New Albany Road Recreation Center,                   A volleyball league for Moorestown men and women is available from January through March,
Fullerton Park, and Salem Road Park—and is open Monday through Friday from 9:00 AM to                   with games being held on Thursday evenings at the William Allen III Middle School on North
12:00 Noon and from 1:00 to 3:00 PM. The activities include such things as games, sports, arts          Stanwick Road. The Township’s team registration fee is $300.00 per team entered in the
and crafts, and a trip series. Registration is available on the playground sites. No pre-               league.
registration is necessary.
                                                                                                        TRIPS
SUMMER THEATER PROGRAM                                                                                  Various field trips are planned throughout the year to different sporting or cultural events
A theater program held in conjunction with the Summer Playground Program is available to                or to theme parks or museums. Trips are supervised by the Recreation Department, but may,
Moorestown children ages 7-17. The program, which involves all aspects of theater from set              for some trips, require the attendance of an adult with the children. Transportation is included in
construction to production, runs for six weeks at the Moorestown Middle School Auditorium and           the cost of the trip, and the fee varies, depending upon the activity.
culminates in the production of a popular musical
                                                                                                        TAE KWON DO
TEEN NIGHT                                                                                              Tae Kwon Do, a martial arts program, is sponsored by the Moorestown Weight Lifting Club at
A program for students in grades eight through twelve is available on Friday and Saturday               their new location on the basement floor of the Church Street Recreation Center. Tae Kwon Do,
evenings at the Church Street Recreation Center from 7:00 to 10:00 PM. The third floor is               supervised by 3rd and 4th degree black belts, is available to students in grades seven through
available for games and leisure time interests, while the gymnasium is also available to playing        twelve. The program is held on Tuesday and Thursday evenings from 6:00 to 7:00 PM and on
basketball.                                                                                             Saturdays from 10:00 to 11:00 AM.
TENNIS - PUBLIC                                                                                         WEIGHT TRAINING AND PLYOMETRICS
Nine Township tennis courts are available for public play with lighting for night play in the spring,   Weight training by certified supervisors is offered at the Moorestown Weight Lifting Club
summer, and early fall. The courts at Maple-Dawson Park, Jeff Young Park, and Frank Fullerton           on the basement floor of the Church Street Recreation Center. Students in grades seven
Memorial Park are available from 8:00 AM to 10:00 PM from September through April, and from             Through twelve may avail themselves of these services Monday through Friday from 3:00
dawn until dusk from September through April.                                                           To 8:00 PM, Saturday from 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM and on Sunday from 12:00 Noon to
                                                                                                        3:00 PM.
TENNIS INSTRUCTION BY LARRY MAC CLUEN
Tennis lessons are held afternoons and evenings during the week and on Saturdays for                    COMPETITIVE WEIGHT LIFTING (OLYMPIC STYLE)
beginning, advanced beginner and advanced level players. Group instruction in all phases of             Supervised competitive weight lifting is available to students in grades seven through
the game, as well as round robin tournaments are available. All lessons are held at the Maple-          Twelve at the Moorestown Weightlifting Club in the basement of the Church Street
Dawson courts and fees range from $48.00 to $79.00, depending on level of instruction.                  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.
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              WRESTLING
runs from September through May. Proof of residency may be required.                                    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
FLAG FOOTBALL LEAGUE                                                                                    Through twelve on Sundays from 3:00 to 4:00 PM, and at other times by appointment.
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
                                                                                                                     SUMMER PLAYGROUND PROGRAM OVERVIEW
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
                                                                                                        The Department of Parks and Recreation sponsors an extensive Summer Playground Program
limited training is available during play. All programs are held in the auxiliary gymnasium
                                                                                                        for the youth of Moorestown. Offered at several locations throughout the Township, the program
at the Moorestown High School.
                                                                                                        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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