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Karate - Nov/Dec classes begin
November 25, 2019*  Note: This event has already passed.

New Karate classes begin in November at Camp Jefferson

The Jefferson Township Recreation Department’s Karate Program will begin a 5-week winter session on Monday, November 25, 2019 and continue through Monday December 23, 2019. The program is open to school age children ages Kindergarten and up as well as adults.

This on-going program has been running for 13 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 Kudan (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 now on-line through Community Pass.   The program fee is $27.50 per person with a discount of $5 per person for each additional sibling enrolled.

Log on to, the community/organization is Jefferson Township, and if you already have a Community Pass account, enter your log in and password, choose the activity under the season “2019 Karate for Adults & Children”, register and pay the class fee.  If you forgot your log in or password, the system allows you to recover your log in using your email address and reset your password.

If you need to set up a Community Pass account, a parent can easily follow the prompts to set up a personal account in his/her name as an adult; and then add the child to the account, register for Karate, and pay for this activity.  You will automatically receive an email confirmation after you register and make your payment.

If you experience difficulty in setting up an account online, contact the Recreation office at 973-663-8404 x4 or for assistance.

FULL payment must be received NO LATER than 3 business dates after registration is completed. FULL payment can be made online at checkout with a MC, VISA, or Discover credit card subject to a 2.65% bank convenience fee.  Or you can choose to “Send Payment” at check out and drop off a check, cash, or money order to the Recreation Dept. office at Camp Jefferson.  Or you can mail a check to the Camp office postmarked within 3 business days of registration, but do not mail cash. 


Karate participants must be registered and the class fee paid in full BEFORE attending the first class on November 25.  A late registration fee will take effect as of December 2, 2019.

Other Events on This Date:
- Mt. Creek discount passes

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