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Students can bowl with Jefferson Recreation


Jefferson Recreation Department partners with Sparta Lanes to provide an all-new bowling program for Jefferson residents in grades K through 8.  Join us at Sparta Lanes (83 Woodport Rd, Sparta, NJ) every Thursday beginning October 2, 2014 at 4:30 pm for this fun filled program.  Learn how to bowl from some of the best.  Free coaching available from a PBA and USBC hall of famer!  Discounts available in the pro-shop. 


The Jefferson Bowling Program will continue each Thursday for seven weeks, ending on November 13, 2014.  The cost is $49 per bowler and will include two games of bowling each week, bowling shoe rental, and a t-shirt.  If you’d like to include a kid’s meal for your child, it is $66 for the 7 week program (only $2.50 more per week). 


Come join us this fall – Register now by calling 973-663-8404 for a registration form or visit our website at   click on the “residents” tab, then click on “form center” to download a registration form.



New Karate classes begin in October at Camp Jefferson

The Jefferson Township Recreation Department’s Karate Program will begin its next 10-week session on Monday, October 20, 2014 and continue through Monday, December 22, 2014.  The program is open to school age children ages Kindergarten and up as well as adults.

This on-going program has been running for 11 years through the Recreation Department with instructors from the Jersey Judo Karate Academy of Kenvil teaching the Isshinryu style of Karate.  The skills learned help students develop coordination, balance, posture, and endurance. Students also gain self-confidence and discipline through progression in karate, while studying the authentic form of Asian Martial Arts. Jersey Judo Karate Academy is run by Sensei Rick Norris, a Hachi-Dan (9th degree black belt), and the Academy’s staff includes over 50 certified, fully trained black belts. 

Classes are held in the Community Lodge at Camp Jefferson on Weldon Road at 6:30 to 7:30 pm for grades K- 4th grade and 7:30 to 8:30 pm for grades 5 through adults.  Registration is through the Jefferson Township Recreation Department or by mail; and the office is located at Camp Jefferson, 81 Weldon Road and is open Monday to Thursday from 9 am to 4:30 PM and on Friday from 8 am to 3:30 pm.  The program fee is $55 per person with a discount of $5 per person for the second, third, etc. sibling enrolled.

             For additional information or to request a registration form, contact the Recreation office at 973-663-8404.  You can also log on to, click on the tab “Residents” to get to a drop-down menu and then click on “Form Center”.  Scroll down to the Recreation Department, and print out a Karate registration form for this session. 


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