Contact Information

Director:  Ashley White

Phone:  (908) 879-3660 ext.2134
Fax: (908) 879-0122
E-Mail:  Recreation@ChesterBorough.org

Office Hours

Monday - Friday 8 AM - 4 PM

Recreation Program Survey

Your input is vital in helping us to build upon and improve our Recreation Programs! Please take a moment to complete the survey below.

This survey is anonymous, and all the information gathered will be used to help develop a seasonal program guide, complete with programs, activities, and events that appeal to all ages, abilities, and interests.

Thank you for your cooperation and feedback!

Programs I would enjoy and like to see more of (check all that apply):
Bus TripsCreative Arts ProgramsHealth, Wellness and Fitness ProgramsOrganized Activities (Adults and Seniors)Programs for Special Populations (Adaptive Recreation Programs)Youth Speciality Classes and WorkshopsOther

Regarding existing activities and programs. Do you feel the existing Activities Program adequately meets your needs?
YesNo

What can we do to make it even more relevant to you and your family?

Optional: If you would like the Recreation Department to follow up with you, please provide your email address.


The Chester Borough Recreation Committee meets the fourth Tuesday of each month from 7:00-9:00 pm at The Field House at Grove Street Park.

The Committee is comprised of seven members who are residents of the Borough and the Recreation Director. They are responsible for formulating plans for the development and improvement of our public park and playground lands including maintenance, care, and improvements as well as formulating rules and regulations, and planning events.

Committee Members

Member NameTerm Ends
Ashley White, Recreation Director
Jim Buckley12/31/2021
Kathy MacDougakk12/31/2021
Heidi Seebohm12/31/2020
Stacy Strum12/31/2019
Chester Township Recreation Members
Roberta GolubN/A
Alasdair KingN/A
Tamah ConoverN/A
Julia TaschN/A

If you are interested in learning more about any of our programs, please contact the Recreation Director at (908) 879-3660 ext.2134 or Recreation@ChesterBorough.org

Recreation Calendar

Sun Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat
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Adult Yoga: Fall/Winter 2019
Adult Yoga: Fall/Winter 2019
Nov 1 all-day
Adult Yoga: Fall/Winter 2019
Chester Recreation presents; Adult Yoga. Tuesday Evenings, October 22 through January 7 (no class 12/24 *&12/31) or Friday Mornings, October 25 through January 3 (no class 11/29). Mornings: 9:30 – 10:30 at the Field House,[...]
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Bricks 4 Kidz: MOTORIZED LEGO® MODEL BUILDING – K-3 5:00 pm
Bricks 4 Kidz: MOTORIZED LEGO® MODEL BUILDING – K-3 @ The Field House at Grove Street Park
Nov 4 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Bricks 4 Kidz: MOTORIZED LEGO® MODEL BUILDING - K-3 @ The Field House at Grove Street Park
Bricks 4 Kidz after-school LEGO® enrichment program is coming to Chester Recreation Come and experience our “STEM” enrichment program by building exciting models incorporating LEGO® Technic bricks, axles, pulleys, gears, motors, & more. Students will[...]
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Adult Yoga: Fall/Winter 2019
Adult Yoga: Fall/Winter 2019
Nov 5 all-day
Adult Yoga: Fall/Winter 2019
Chester Recreation presents; Adult Yoga. Tuesday Evenings, October 22 through January 7 (no class 12/24 *&12/31) or Friday Mornings, October 25 through January 3 (no class 11/29). Mornings: 9:30 – 10:30 at the Field House,[...]
2019 General Election 6:00 am
2019 General Election @ Chester Borough Municipal Building
Nov 5 @ 6:00 am – 8:00 pm
2019 General Election @ Chester Borough Municipal Building | Chester | New Jersey | United States
General Election & Annual School Election—Tuesday, November 5, 2019, 6 a.m. to 8 p.m. Polls will be open from 6am-8pm. For information about polling locations, please click here. Election Official: Denean Probasco, Clerk Sample Ballot
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Bricks 4 Kidz: ALPHA BRICKS ADVENTURE – PRE-K 2:00 pm
Bricks 4 Kidz: ALPHA BRICKS ADVENTURE – PRE-K @ The Field House at Grove Street Park
Nov 6 @ 2:00 pm – 2:45 pm
Bricks 4 Kidz: ALPHA BRICKS ADVENTURE - PRE-K @ The Field House at Grove Street Park
Bricks 4 Kidz Preschool LEGO® enrichment program is coming to Chester Recreation starting Wednesday, October 16, 2019. Bricks 4 Kidz® offers 45-minute classes for children ages 3-4. Bricks 4 Kidz teachers will help reinforcing essential[...]
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STEM Owl: Engineering Make and Take 4:30 pm
STEM Owl: Engineering Make and Take @ The Field House at Grove Street Park
Nov 7 @ 4:30 pm – 5:30 pm
STEM Owl: Engineering Make and Take @ The Field House at Grove Street Park
STEM OWL brings students hands-on STEM projects such as creating exciting gadgets, exploring electricity, building a circuit for a buzzer, and constructing an electromagnet. Kids become engineers as they discover marvelous machines and discover how[...]
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Adult Yoga: Fall/Winter 2019
Adult Yoga: Fall/Winter 2019
Nov 8 all-day
Adult Yoga: Fall/Winter 2019
Chester Recreation presents; Adult Yoga. Tuesday Evenings, October 22 through January 7 (no class 12/24 *&12/31) or Friday Mornings, October 25 through January 3 (no class 11/29). Mornings: 9:30 – 10:30 at the Field House,[...]
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Rabies Shots Clinics 10:00 am
Rabies Shots Clinics @ Bernards Township Health Department
Nov 9 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Rabies Shots Clinics @ Bernards Township Health Department
Rabies Shots Clinics are available for all dogs and cats. No Appointment Necessary. Saturday, November 9, 2019 10am – noon and Saturday, January 11, 2020, 10am – noon. Flyer Download
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Holiday: Municipal Offices Closed
Holiday: Municipal Offices Closed
Nov 11 all-day
Holiday: Municipal Offices Closed
Municipal offices will be closed for the holiday.
Bricks 4 Kidz: MOTORIZED LEGO® MODEL BUILDING – K-3 5:00 pm
Bricks 4 Kidz: MOTORIZED LEGO® MODEL BUILDING – K-3 @ The Field House at Grove Street Park
Nov 11 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Bricks 4 Kidz: MOTORIZED LEGO® MODEL BUILDING - K-3 @ The Field House at Grove Street Park
Bricks 4 Kidz after-school LEGO® enrichment program is coming to Chester Recreation Come and experience our “STEM” enrichment program by building exciting models incorporating LEGO® Technic bricks, axles, pulleys, gears, motors, & more. Students will[...]
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Adult Yoga: Fall/Winter 2019
Adult Yoga: Fall/Winter 2019
Nov 12 all-day
Adult Yoga: Fall/Winter 2019
Chester Recreation presents; Adult Yoga. Tuesday Evenings, October 22 through January 7 (no class 12/24 *&12/31) or Friday Mornings, October 25 through January 3 (no class 11/29). Mornings: 9:30 – 10:30 at the Field House,[...]
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Bricks 4 Kidz: ALPHA BRICKS ADVENTURE – PRE-K 2:00 pm
Bricks 4 Kidz: ALPHA BRICKS ADVENTURE – PRE-K @ The Field House at Grove Street Park
Nov 13 @ 2:00 pm – 2:45 pm
Bricks 4 Kidz: ALPHA BRICKS ADVENTURE - PRE-K @ The Field House at Grove Street Park
Bricks 4 Kidz Preschool LEGO® enrichment program is coming to Chester Recreation starting Wednesday, October 16, 2019. Bricks 4 Kidz® offers 45-minute classes for children ages 3-4. Bricks 4 Kidz teachers will help reinforcing essential[...]
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STEM Owl: Engineering Make and Take 4:30 pm
STEM Owl: Engineering Make and Take @ The Field House at Grove Street Park
Nov 14 @ 4:30 pm – 5:30 pm
STEM Owl: Engineering Make and Take @ The Field House at Grove Street Park
STEM OWL brings students hands-on STEM projects such as creating exciting gadgets, exploring electricity, building a circuit for a buzzer, and constructing an electromagnet. Kids become engineers as they discover marvelous machines and discover how[...]
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Adult Yoga: Fall/Winter 2019
Adult Yoga: Fall/Winter 2019
Nov 15 all-day
Adult Yoga: Fall/Winter 2019
Chester Recreation presents; Adult Yoga. Tuesday Evenings, October 22 through January 7 (no class 12/24 *&12/31) or Friday Mornings, October 25 through January 3 (no class 11/29). Mornings: 9:30 – 10:30 at the Field House,[...]
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Bricks 4 Kidz: MOTORIZED LEGO® MODEL BUILDING – K-3 5:00 pm
Bricks 4 Kidz: MOTORIZED LEGO® MODEL BUILDING – K-3 @ The Field House at Grove Street Park
Nov 18 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Bricks 4 Kidz: MOTORIZED LEGO® MODEL BUILDING - K-3 @ The Field House at Grove Street Park
Bricks 4 Kidz after-school LEGO® enrichment program is coming to Chester Recreation Come and experience our “STEM” enrichment program by building exciting models incorporating LEGO® Technic bricks, axles, pulleys, gears, motors, & more. Students will[...]
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Adult Yoga: Fall/Winter 2019
Adult Yoga: Fall/Winter 2019
Nov 19 all-day
Adult Yoga: Fall/Winter 2019
Chester Recreation presents; Adult Yoga. Tuesday Evenings, October 22 through January 7 (no class 12/24 *&12/31) or Friday Mornings, October 25 through January 3 (no class 11/29). Mornings: 9:30 – 10:30 at the Field House,[...]
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Bricks 4 Kidz: ALPHA BRICKS ADVENTURE – PRE-K 2:00 pm
Bricks 4 Kidz: ALPHA BRICKS ADVENTURE – PRE-K @ The Field House at Grove Street Park
Nov 20 @ 2:00 pm – 2:45 pm
Bricks 4 Kidz: ALPHA BRICKS ADVENTURE - PRE-K @ The Field House at Grove Street Park
Bricks 4 Kidz Preschool LEGO® enrichment program is coming to Chester Recreation starting Wednesday, October 16, 2019. Bricks 4 Kidz® offers 45-minute classes for children ages 3-4. Bricks 4 Kidz teachers will help reinforcing essential[...]
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STEM Owl: Engineering Make and Take 4:30 pm
STEM Owl: Engineering Make and Take @ The Field House at Grove Street Park
Nov 21 @ 4:30 pm – 5:30 pm
STEM Owl: Engineering Make and Take @ The Field House at Grove Street Park
STEM OWL brings students hands-on STEM projects such as creating exciting gadgets, exploring electricity, building a circuit for a buzzer, and constructing an electromagnet. Kids become engineers as they discover marvelous machines and discover how[...]
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Adult Yoga: Fall/Winter 2019
Adult Yoga: Fall/Winter 2019
Nov 22 all-day
Adult Yoga: Fall/Winter 2019
Chester Recreation presents; Adult Yoga. Tuesday Evenings, October 22 through January 7 (no class 12/24 *&12/31) or Friday Mornings, October 25 through January 3 (no class 11/29). Mornings: 9:30 – 10:30 at the Field House,[...]
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Bricks 4 Kidz: MOTORIZED LEGO® MODEL BUILDING – K-3 5:00 pm
Bricks 4 Kidz: MOTORIZED LEGO® MODEL BUILDING – K-3 @ The Field House at Grove Street Park
Nov 25 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Bricks 4 Kidz: MOTORIZED LEGO® MODEL BUILDING - K-3 @ The Field House at Grove Street Park
Bricks 4 Kidz after-school LEGO® enrichment program is coming to Chester Recreation Come and experience our “STEM” enrichment program by building exciting models incorporating LEGO® Technic bricks, axles, pulleys, gears, motors, & more. Students will[...]
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Adult Yoga: Fall/Winter 2019
Adult Yoga: Fall/Winter 2019
Nov 26 all-day
Adult Yoga: Fall/Winter 2019
Chester Recreation presents; Adult Yoga. Tuesday Evenings, October 22 through January 7 (no class 12/24 *&12/31) or Friday Mornings, October 25 through January 3 (no class 11/29). Mornings: 9:30 – 10:30 at the Field House,[...]
Recreation Commission Meeting 7:00 pm
Recreation Commission Meeting @ Field House
Nov 26 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Recreation Commission Meeting @ Field House | Chester | New Jersey | United States
Chester Borough Recreation Commission meets monthly at 7 p.m. on the fourth Tuesday at the Chester Field House, 107 Seminary Avenue, Chester, NJ 07930, unless otherwise noted.
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Bricks 4 Kidz: ALPHA BRICKS ADVENTURE – PRE-K 2:00 pm
Bricks 4 Kidz: ALPHA BRICKS ADVENTURE – PRE-K @ The Field House at Grove Street Park
Nov 27 @ 2:00 pm – 2:45 pm
Bricks 4 Kidz: ALPHA BRICKS ADVENTURE - PRE-K @ The Field House at Grove Street Park
Bricks 4 Kidz Preschool LEGO® enrichment program is coming to Chester Recreation starting Wednesday, October 16, 2019. Bricks 4 Kidz® offers 45-minute classes for children ages 3-4. Bricks 4 Kidz teachers will help reinforcing essential[...]
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Holiday: Municipal Offices Closed
Holiday: Municipal Offices Closed
Nov 28 all-day
Holiday: Municipal Offices Closed
Municipal offices will be closed for the holiday.
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Holiday: Municipal Offices Closed
Holiday: Municipal Offices Closed
Nov 29 all-day
Holiday: Municipal Offices Closed
Municipal offices will be closed for the holiday.
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Summer Recreation Day Camp

Summer Recreation Day Camp is a classic camp providing affordable summer fun for children in Chester and the surrounding community entering 1st-8th grade. Chester Rec camp runs for six weeks beginning in early July and ending in mid-August. The camp is held at Black River Middle School and the Chester Area Pool. Click here to learn more.

Chester Trails

Do you enjoy hiking? Chester offers many woodsy trails for hikers of all ages. Visit ChesterTrails.org to learn about hiking options in Chester.

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