Recreation & Senior Services

Upcoming events & Programs!

Annual Fall Fest

Mark your calendars!

Saturday, October 23 10am-3pm

Camp Jefferson, 81 Weldon Road

Free Admission & Activities all day!

Maze, Petting Zoo, Animal Show, Coloring Activities, Fun Performances, Pumpkin Picking & Painting, DJ Earl, Hay Rides, Balloon Artist & Clown, Local Businesses, Cold Nose Warm Heart Rescue, JTPD, JTFD, Rescue Squads, OEM, and more!

Costumes are more than welcome!

Donations are being accepted at the Fall Fest for the Township food pantries and/or for our local animal pound and Cold Nose Warm Heart Rescue.

There will be limited parking at Camp Jefferson, mainly for handicap. There will be a police officer directing traffic outside camp where to park and signs directing to schools.

Off-Site Parking
There will be shuttles transporting from the following schools to Camp Jefferson (81 Weldon Road, Lake Hopatcong).
Masks Required on shuttles.
Stanlick School
121B E Shawnee Trail, Wharton, NJ 07885
Drummond School (Board of Ed Offices)
31 NJ-181, Lake Hopatcong, NJ 07849
Briggs School
1 Jefferson Dr, Lake Hopatcong, NJ 07849

Click here for the flyer with the full event details

Click here for Fall Fest PARKING Information

Fall 2021 Programs Registration now open!

Cross Country Program

For children grades 1st through 8th. Register online at 

Fall 2021 exercise classes

For more information & to register visit:

Karate Program

Taught by Jersey Judo Academy. Ages 5 through adult. For more information & to register visit:


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.

Recreation Directory

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

Programs & Event Information