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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 and Camps
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  • Lawrence Township Summer Camp
  • See the attached brochure for more details. Click here to register! For a calendar of Summer Day Camp weekly events click here. For a calendar of Sports Camp weekly events click here.

  • *NEW* Lawrence Nature Center STEAM Camp
  • See the attached flyer for more details. Click here to register!

  • Youth Police Academy
  • The Lawrence Township Police Department Youth Academy is a program designed to provide youth with firsthand knowledge about the duties and responsibilities of a police officer. Some of the topics will be car accident investigations, traffic enforcement, crime scenes, arrest, physical control, fire safety, first aid, report writing and physical conditioning. Click here to register!

  • Safety Town
  • The Lawrence Township Recreation Department Safety Town program is a great way to prepare your soon to be kindergartner for the upcoming school year. See the attached flyer for more details about this activity. Click here to register!

  • Memorial Day Parade
  • The Lawrence Township Memorial Day Parade will be held on Saturday, May 26th. The parade will step off from Lawrence High School at 10:00am. Please click here if you are interested in being involved with this year's parade! Veterans interested in participating in this years parade see the attached.

  • Trenton Thunder - Lawrence Night
  • The Trenton Thunder are hosting a Lawrence Township Night on Friday, August 17th at 7:00 pm. Tickets are just $7 for Lawrence Residents! Fireworks will follow the game. Purchase ticket by clicking here. For more information see this flyer.

  • Community Garden Plots
  • The Lawrence Township Community Garden Plots are open for registration. Click here to see remaining available plots. Please call (609) 844-7065 or email to register!

  • Lawrence High School Pool
  • The high school pool is open. Please click here for the pool hours for the week of May 14.

  • Lifeguards Needed
  • If you are looking for part-time work and have your lifeguard certification, the Recreation Department is hiring lifeguards. You may contact the Recreation Department for additional information or if you are interested in acquiring your certification to become a lifeguard.


  • All Township fields will be closed Thursday, May 17th.

registration form

Programs, Schedules & Forms

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
  • Bobbie Giglio
  • William Pitman
  • Nick Sferra
  • Marie Tagliaferri
  • 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.