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Summer Happenings at Westfield Recreation


Be Ready for SUMMER with the Westfield Recreation Department! Registration is Open for all Summer Programs with much to choose from for ages 6 months to Adult. Adults can get healthy with our Zumba exercise program on Monday evenings and our Tai-Chi classes on Tuesday mornings. If tennis is your game … we have summer clinics to get you moving!

The WRD offers a variety of Summer Camps to keep kids occupied over the long summer. Popular camps include: Summer Playground Program, Fencing, Flag Football, Basketball, Golf, Golf SquirtsLacrosse, RugbyField Hockey, Wrestling, Tennis, Volleyball, Soccer, Multi-Sports, LegoJr. Science, Groovy Girls, Creative Kids, Music Recording, Glee Week, PreSchool of RockFashionYouthFitWF and more!

The Memorial Pool will open for the season Saturday, June 3 — be at the “hottest place to cool off” this summer! Non-Members can use the facility for $20 per person/day. Pool Memberships for the 2017 season are still available on a first come, first serve basis. Contact the department for details.

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Mark your calendars for our Summer Concert Series on Thursdays beginning June 22 at the Mindowaskin Park Gazebo. The Westfield Community Concert Band will perform June 22, 29, July 6, 13, & 20 and the Westfield Swing Band will end the series on July 27. All concerts begin at 7:30pm and are FREE to the public. Bring a blanket and lawn chair and enjoy the show!

Please visit our website for the Summer Program Brochures and for department information.

For additional program information, please visit our website: or contact the Westfield Recreation Department at 425 East Broad St., Westfield at 908-789-4080 or email: . “Like us” on Facebook and follow us on Twitter for up to date information.

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Fri, March 23, 4:00 PM

Resolve, Scotch Plains

Free Teen Anxiety Group (Ages 14-17) at Resolve

Fri, March 23, 8:00 PM

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Springfield Fire Department Delivers Baby on West I-78

March 22, 2018

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Captain Mastroeni (Unit 2) & Chief Palumbo (Unit 1) were the first units to arrive on scene, and quickly recognized that the woman would be unable to make it to the hospital in time for ...

Driver Escapes Icy Waters After Car Goes Off Road Near Clark and Cranford Borders

March 21, 2018

CLARK, NJ –A car went off the road and into the river on the northbound Garden State Parkway between the Clark and Cranford exits during Wednesday night’s snowstorm.

According to Clark’s Chief of Police, Pedro Matos the car’s driver managed to escape the water.  Divers went in to the river and determined the car to be empty.  The sole occupant was ...

Holy Week Services at Trinity Cranford March 25th– April 1st, 2018

March 22, 2018

Trinity Episcopal Church, 119 Forest Avenue Cranford, invites everyone to come celebrate the Holy Week services at Trinity Cranford from March 25 to April 1st.  

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March 20, 2018

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