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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



Three Montclair Pop Warner Football Players Selected for Eastern Region All-Academic Team PDF Print E-mail

Montclair Recreation Pee Wee Football Players Patrick Caughey, Jeffery Keys and Midget Football Player Julian Zincani were selected to the 2015 Eastern Region All Academic team for maintaining a 97% or better GPA in the classroom in the 2014 school year in grades 5-8.

The young men and their families are invited to attend the eastern region awards luncheon to receive their awards on Saturday March 21, in Woodcliff Lake, NJ.

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Skating on Edgemont Pond PDF Print E-mail

Friday, January 10, 2015

Edgemont Pond is open for unsupervised skating. A green flag has been posted at Edgemont Park to let the public know the ice is of sufficient depth for skating.

The pond is open for skating only whenweather and ice conditions permit.

 
MRCA 2015 Baseball, Softball Registration PDF Print E-mail

Montclair Baseball PlayersMontclair Recreation is taking registrations for the Jr. Baseball/Softball league. The program is now open to Glen Ridge residents. Registration period: January 12 through March 13.

Register online register.communitypass.net. Walk-in registrations are also accepted at the Recreation Department, 205 Claremont Avenue, Montclair, Monday-Friday, 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Registrations after March 13 will incur an additional $25 per child late fee.

Season starts April 27 and ends June 20. Games and practices will be held weeknights at 6:00 p.m. and Saturday mornings at 9:00 a.m. or 11:00 a.m.

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Pierre Falaise Named Wrestling Program Head Coach PDF Print E-mail

The Montclair Department of Recreation & Cultural Affairs is pleased to announce Pierre Falaise as head coach of the wrestling program. Falaise is a township police officer and a graduate of Montclair High School. He served as assistant coach with the program for seven years. Assisting Coach Falaise will be Ottis Wright, also a Montclair High School grad and a former wrestler with many match wins under his belt.

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Montclair Pop Warner Jr Pee Wee and Pee Wee teams Crowned 2014 NJPW Champions PDF Print E-mail

The Montclair Recreation Pop Warner Jr Pee Wee and Pee Wee football teams took North Jersey Division 2 titles last Sunday in Elizabeth High School’s Williams Field. Both teams will now move on to the first round of the Eastern Regional tournament to vie for a chance to advance to the National Championship at Disney World in Orlando, FL this December.

The Bulldogs Jr Pee Wees (ages 8-11) 10-0 continued a storybook season by defeating the Linden Tigers 9-0 for the championship. The locals knew going into the game that things will become tougher for the team by advancing to the title game -- a great deal of pressure on a young but relentless squad.

Montclair Pop Warner Bulldogs Jr Pee Wee footbal champs

Junior Pee Wee North Jersey Division 2 Champs

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