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Recreation Department

Nancy Bergen, Superintendent of Recreation

Email: nbergen@lawrencetwp.com
Phone: 609-844-7065
Fax: 609-895-1484

Hours: 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Monday to Friday

Programs and Special Events

  • Spring / Summer Programs
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    PROGRAM CATALOG

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  • Spring and Summer Programs Registration Now Open!
  • The Lawrence Recreation Spring and Summer programs are now open for registration! Please see the attached flyer for details on dates and locations. Please click here to register.

  • Red, White and BANG Kids Triathlon
  • Register now for the Red, White and Bang Kids Triathlon! The race takes place on Labor Day, September 2nd. Click here to view the registration form and details regarding the race. If you would like to volunteer for the race register by clicking here. If you or your business would like to sponsor the race, fill out this form.

  • Kids Triathlon Training Program
  • This clinic will provide participants with the knowledge, confidence and ability to successfully compete in and complete a triathlon. Experienced instructors will focus on all aspects of the event, covering specifics of Swim, Bike, Run & Transition. Register for this program by clicking here.

  • 2019 Community Day!
  • The Lawrence Township Recreation Department will hold the annual Lawrence Community Day event on Sunday, October 6, 2019 from 12pm to 4pm at Central Park. Please click this link for the Vendor Participation Registration Form.

  • Summer Swim Lessons Schedule Now Up
  • Click here to view the Summer Swim Lessons schedule! Register by clicking here.

  • Sign up NOW for the Lawrence Nature Center STEAM Camp!
  • Please click this link to register now for the STEAM Camp at the Lawrence Nature Center. For more information on this program please see this flyer.

  • Primetime Athletics Basketball Camp
  • For information about the Primetime Athletics Basketball Camp please click here. Register now by heading to the Primetime Athletics website.

  • Volunteerism and Special Talents
  • We are always looking for new programs to offer to the community. If you have any interest or special talents and you would like to offer a program through us please contact Nancy Bergen at nbergen@lawrencetwp.com. Many of our programs rely on volunteerism to help make them successful. We appreciate all of our volunteers and are always looking for more.

  • Lawrence High School Pool - Weekly Schedule
  • The pool schedule is attached.

  • Help Wanted!
  • The Lawrence Recreation Department is in search of the following part-time positions (listed below). Please contact us by email or calling (609) 844-7065.

    Lifeguards

Closings / Cancellations / Changes:

  • None.


For additional youth programs in Lawrence Township such as soccer, baseball, and football, see related links at the bottom of the page.

Facilities

Township Parks

Lawrence Trail Map

Township Fields

  • Baseball/Softball Fields in Central Park:
  • Colavita Field
  • Carroll Field
  • Grant Field
  • Hughes Field
  • Pezzicola Field

  • Football Field in Central Park:
  • Elvin Bethea Field

  • Soccer Fields:
  • Armory Fields
  • Mooch Myernick Training Facility in Village Park
  • Zimmer Field in Central Park

  • Softball Fields in Village Park:
  • Betty Leedom Field
  • Gatterdam Field

  • Lacrosse Fields
  • Central Park

Department Contacts

Municipal Building

2207 Lawrenceville Road, PO Box 6006, Lawrenceville NJ 08648

  • Nancy Bergen - Superintendent of Recreation
    Phone: 609-844-7067

Senior Center

30 Darrah Lane East, Lawrenceville NJ 08648

Advisory Board

The Lawrence Township Recreation Advisory Committe is appointed by the Township Council to work with the Lawrence Township Recreation Department to plan and promote activities for the residents of Lawrence. The Committee meets the first Thursday of each month at 7:00 pm in the Lower Level Conference room. Residents are encouraged to attend these meetings.

  • Ed Budzinski
  • Siobhan Cahill
  • Ernie Cerone
  • Bill Chester
  • Glenn Collins
  • Bob Dalle Pazze
  • Becky Jo DiPierro
  • Bonne Giglio
  • Nick Sferra
  • Sigmund Zegarski

Related Links

Logo of Lawrence Hamnett SoccerLawrence Hamnett Soccer Association
A volunteer organization providing recreational and competitive soccer opportunities for boys and girls 5 to 17 years old living in Lawrence Township.

Logo of Lawrence Lacrosse

Lawrence Lacrosse Club
A volunteer organization that organizes and coordinates recreational and competitive lacrosse for boys and girls between Pre-K to 8th grade.

Lawrence Township Junior Baseball/Softball Association
A volunteer organization that organizes and coordinates baseball and softball leagues for boys and girls between 8 and 18 years of age.

Logo of Lawrence Lightning Junior Football ClubLawrence Junior Cardinal Football Club
A volunteer organization that provides a competitve contact football program for boys in Lawrence Township. They offer 4 travel teams for boys in grades 1 to 8.

Lawrence Township Board of Education
The home page for the Lawrence Township School District.

Logo of Lawrence Nature CenterLawrence Township Nature Center
The website for the Rinck House and the Lawrence Township Outdoor Education/Nature Center.

Lawrence Hopewell Trail
The off-road path that when completed will wind its way for more than 20 miles through Hopewell and Lawrence connecting parkland, open space and other attractions in the two communities.

Logo of Lawrence Community CenterLawrence Community Center
The Lawrence Community Center at 295 Eggert Crossing Road provides recreation, social and educational opportunities for the entire community.