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

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Holiday: Municipal Offices Closed
Holiday: Municipal Offices Closed
Jan 1 all-day
Holiday: Municipal Offices Closed
Municipal offices will be closed for the holiday.
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Adult Yoga: Fall/Winter 2019
Adult Yoga: Fall/Winter 2019
Jan 3 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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Adult Yoga: Fall/Winter 2019
Adult Yoga: Fall/Winter 2019
Jan 7 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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Morris County Community Rally Against Hate 5:00 pm
Morris County Community Rally Against Hate @ Gottesman RTW Academy
Jan 9 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Morris County Community Rally Against Hate @ Gottesman RTW Academy
The Morris County Community is coming together for a special event to stand united against hatred and bigotry that is targeting the Jewish community and other faiths in our state and nation. This event is[...]
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Rabies Shots Clinics 10:00 am
Rabies Shots Clinics @ Bernards Township Health Department
Jan 11 @ 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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Suburban Anxiety: Understanding, Healing and Growth 8:30 pm
Suburban Anxiety: Understanding, Healing and Growth @ Grace Lutheran Church
Jan 30 @ 8:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Join us for a night of community learning and engagement led by Dr. Kenneth W. Gates, Psy.D. Dr. Gates was a school psychologist in Mendham Twp for 25 years. He was an educator in the[...]
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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.