Recreation & Senior Services

Fun at-home Game!

The J-Town Goose Chase is on! For more information.

Join the Jefferson Township Parks and Recreation Department on this wildly fun online scavenger hunt. Score points for each completed mission and keep your eyes on the app for more missions added each week. This game is FREE and will run now through Labor Day so have FUN! You will be able to participate from the comfort and safety of your own home while practicing social distancing during COVID-19 and when we are finally allowed outside to play … JT Rec will take full advantage when assigning new missions!


The following indoor Recreation events/programs are canceled:

  • The Annual Easter Egg Hunt for March 28th
  • Bowling program
  • Karate program
  • Teen Scene on March 20th
  • Summer Camp Open House on March 29th
  • Exercise classes at the Jefferson Township Middle School and Camp Jefferson

The Senior Center will be closed starting on Monday, March 16th. Any seniors part of the nutrition program can pick up their meals. Seniors scheduled for their income taxes appointments will still continue based on appointment schedule.

Dial a Ride will be operating starting Monday, March 16th on necessity only for appointments to the doctor and shopping to specific locations.


The goal of the Jefferson Recreation Department is to identify the recreational needs of the entire community and to develop and support a variety of quality programs and facilities that address these needs. Residents of Jefferson Township, with its’ motto, Year Round Recreation Capital of New Jersey, deserve nothing less.


Registration for all programs offered is through Community Pass. If you already have a Community Pass account, enter your log in and password, choose the class/trip/activity, etc. under the respective season and pay the activity fee.

Set up Account

If you need to set up a new Community Pass account, follow the prompts to set up a personal family account in your name as an adult and pay for the activity. You will automatically receive an email confirmation after you register and make your payment.
If you experience difficulty in setting up an account, view the set up instructions (PDF).

Recreation Directory

Find the 2020 Recreation Directory (PDF) to view all of the events and activities occurring in 2020.

Programs & Event Information