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Recreation Department

Nancy Bergen, Superintendent of Recreation

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



  • 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.

  • Veterans Breakfast at Lawrence High School
  • All Veterans are welcome to join us for a FREE breakfast at Lawrence High School on Friday, May 24th. The breakfast will be served at 8:30am and finish at 10:30am. Please register to attend by clicking on this link and filling out the form. See this flyer for more details. Please pass the word along to any Veteran that you may know!

    Thank you for your service and we look forward to seeing you at the breakfast.

  • Memorial Day Observance
  • Join us for the Lawrence Township Memorial Day Parade on Saturday, May 25th! Please click here to view the event flyer.

    All Lawrence Township Veterans and families are invited to march or ride in the parade. We are looking for clubs, teams, youth groups, schools, non-profit organizations, bands, antique cars and military groups to participate in the parade. If you would like to participate in this year's parade, please click here to fill out a registration form.

  • Community Garden Registration Open!
  • The Lawrence Township Community Garden registration is now open. Please see this flyer for more information or call the Recreation Department to register (609 844-7065)!

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

  • Safety Town Now Open for Registration
  • Please click this link to register now as a Safety Town participant. For more information on this program please see this flyer. If you would like to add your name to the Volunteer waitlist please email your contact information to

  • 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.

  • Youth Police Academy Registration Now Open
  • Please click here to register now for the Youth Police Academy. For more information on this program please check out 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 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
  • Click here for this week's Lawrence High School pool schedule.

  • 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.


Closings / Cancellations / Changes:

  • All Lawrence Townshiip Fields are closed tonight. (5.23.19)

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


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.