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Montclair Township

Recreation & Cultural Affairs

Pat Brechka, Director, MRCATownship of Montclair Municipal Building
205 Claremont Avenue
First Floor
Montclair, NJ 07042

The Montclair Department of Recreation & Cultural Affairs offers year-round recreational, athletic and cultural programs for all ages and abilities. The Department serves the interests and welfare of all residents through programs that encourage healthful and active lifestyles, provide opportunities for learning and enrichment, and help foster a sense of community. The Department strives to offer a wide variety of activities through innovative programs and cooperative ventures in order to continue building recreational opportunities, while enhancing the quality of life for Montclair residents.

Pat Brechka, Director
973-509-4915
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Hours: Monday - Friday., 8:30 a.m.- 4:30 p.m.

Main Number: 973-509-4915

Event Cancellation Information: 973-509-4914

Clary Anderson Skating Arena: 973-744-6088; www.claryandersonarena.com

Youth and Athletic Programs: Garland Thornton, Activities Coordinator: 973-509-4913; This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

Recreation Programs: Michele Cammarata, Activities Coordinator: 973-509-4909; This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

Essex Pool: 973-783-9821

Mountainside Pool: 973-744-5444

Nishuane Pool: 973-746-0329

Day Camp: 973-744-6088



Group Swimming Lessons 2015 PDF Print E-mail
CHILD 5-7 Years YOUTH 8-12 Years

SESSION I
Mountainside Pool

10:00-10:45 a.m.
June 29 - July 9
(Mon, Tues, Thurs)

SESSION I
Mountainside Pool

10:00-10:45 a.m.
June 29 - July 9
(Mon, Tues, Thurs)

SESSION II
Essex Pool

10:00-10:45 a.m.
July 13 - 23
(Mon, Wed, Thurs)

SESSION II
Essex Pool
10:00-10:45 a.m.
July 13 - 23
(Mon, Wed, Thurs)
SESSION III
Nishuane Pool

10:00-10:45 a.m.
July 27 - August 6
(Mon, Tues, Thurs)
SESSION III
Nishuane Pool

10:00-10:45 a.m.
July 27 - August 6
(Mon, Tues, Thurs)
 

Beginner and advanced beginner classes offered. All swimming lessons meet for a total of six 45-minute sessions.

Fee: $75

All participants must be season badge holders.

Register at CommunityPass or in person at the Montclair Recreation & Cultural Affairs Department, 205 Claremont Avenue, Montclair. For questions, please contact the Department of Recreation and Cultural Affairs at 973-509-4915.

 
Montclair Recreation to Host Free Outdoor Movies PDF Print E-mail

Friday, June 19, 2015

The Montclair Department of Recreation will host three free outdoor screenings of popular movies this summer. Two of the screenings will be "flick and float" nights -- one held at Mountainside Pool and the second at Nishuane Pool. See free outdoor movie night schedule below:

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Montclair July 4th Celebrations Promise a Fun-Packed Day PDF Print E-mail

Wednesday, June 10, 2015

Caporales San Simon Montclair's 65th annual Independence Day Parade promises a host of spectacular performances and live entertainment on Saturday, July 4. The parade begins at 11:00 a.m. along a 1.6 mile route traveling west on Bloomfield Avenue to Midland Avenue, continuing to Watchung Avenue, west to Valley Road and ending at Edgemont Park, where the July 4th Family Picnic will be held.

The Montclair July 4th Fireworks display will take place at Yogi Berra Stadium on Montclair State University campus. The stadium admission fee is $3 per person or $10 for a family, free for kids ages 5 and under. Gates open at 7:00 p.m. Free parking will be available at the Carparc Diem deck, adjacent to Floyd Hall Arena and at the Red Hawk parking deck. Overflow vehicles will be directed to other parking areas. (Please note: concessions will be available; no outside food, water or other drinks may be brought into the stadium.)

The Township’s 2015 Independence Day celebrations are made possible with the tireless efforts of the Montclair Celebrates Committee and the generosity of the local community.

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Montclair Recreation Department Sports Camps 2015 PDF Print E-mail
Registration is now open for the Montclair Department of Recreation and Cultural Affairs Sports Camp. The camp is for kids ages 8 to 14 years of age.

Register online at register.communitypass.net or in person at Montclair Recreation, 205 Claremont Avenue (first floor), Montclair. Office hours are Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

For more information contact the Department of Recreation and Cultural Affairs at 973-509-4915. For RAIN information please call 973-509-4914.

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Adult Swim Nights & Persons with Physical Disabilities PDF Print E-mail

The Department of Recreation and Cultural Affairs offers swim nights for adults and persons with physical disabilities (Thursday evenings)

Adults only at the following locations, from 6:00 - 8:00 p.m., weather permitting

July 2 Essex Pool
July 9 Mountainside Pool
July 16 Nishuane Pool
July 23 Essex Pool
July 30 Mountainside Pool
August 6 Nishuane Pool
August 13 Essex Pool
Adults only 6:00 - 7:00 p.m.weather permitting
August 20 Mountainside Pool
August 27 Nishuane Pool

There will be a lap lane and open pool for recreational swimming. For questions, please contact the Department of Recreation and Cultural Affairs at 973-509-4915.

 
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