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Registration Opens Mon. for Spring and Summer Recreational Activities for Kids & Adults in Bernards Twp.

Tennis lessons for adults and youths will be offered by the Bernards Twp. Parks & Recreation Department this spring; registration begins Monday, Feb. 13. Credits: File photo

BERNARDS TWP., NJ - Registration for some of the Bernards Township Parks & Recreation department's spring and summer recreational programs, including tennis lessons for both youth and adult players, Summer Afternoon Workshops and more, officially opens at 8:30 a.m. on Monday, Feb. 13.

The online registration forms and details on additional programs, such as Ant/Floor Hockey and Summer Trip Camp is on the "Rec Rundown" webpage on Bernards Township's websites.

The webpage also includes a link for how to nominate an organization, individual and/or student for the 2017 Mayor's Arts Award. The deadline to make a nomination is this Friday, Feb. 17. Nominees should include someone or a groups that has demonstrated "exemplary leadership in and dedication to the fine and performing arts in Bernards Township."

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Information on all programs and activities can also be obtained by visiting the Parks and Recreation department office at the town hall at 1 Collyer Lane, Basking Ridge.

The phone number for the recreation department is 908-204-3003.

This year's summer recreation program is for children entering grades kindergarten to grade 5 (as of fall 2017). The six week, half-day summer camp program, includes multiple activities at elementary schools around the township.

Teens "day trip" camp offered five weeks this summer

Bernards Township teens entering grades six to 10 as of the 2017-2018 school year can choose from any or all of the five sessions of day trips. There is a $20 discount for more than one session, for the same participant. The discount will automatically apply at check out if registration is done online.

This year, the recreation department is offer two weeks of Tuesday to Thursday trips in June, and three weeks of Monday to Friday trips in July. 

Refunds are subject to a $10 processing fee per person, per session. Refunds must be requested by 4 p.m. on Friday, April 14.

Details on the summer trip camp and other summer recreational activities is available online. Activities planned include trips to Hurricane Harbor and Six Flags, Great Adventure in Jackson. Rock climbing and swimming are also on the agenda.


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