Summertime is here! With all of the opportunities for fun it brings, summer also presents plenty of questions: What do the kids do all day long now that they’re not in class? What activities can I do if I’m not taking a trip this summer? Are there any cool things to do in the neighborhood that I’m not aware of? To help you find the answers to these questions, we’ve compiled a list of local organizations that offer outdoor recreations near Lyndhurst, NJ!
Nutley Parks Department
For those looking for recreational programs for summer, our neighbors in Nutley Township have lots of opportunities for kids and adults. The Nutley Parks Department keeps kids busy until school starts again with summer programs that cover a wide range of interests. Kindergarten and early elementary school can enjoy programs that teach them the fundamentals of basketball, soccer, and other sports. Older children can enjoy recreational sports programs and clinics for baseball, basketball, soccer, tennis, and a variety of sports. There are also non-sports-related activities involving dancing, art, and music. Plus, there are programs for children with special needs.
Nutley’s recreational programs aren’t limited to children. Adults of all ages can sign up for a variety of men’s and women’s recreational sports activities including softball, soccer, and volleyball. For those looking for something that’s a little more low-key, Nutley also offers adult yoga and aerobics programs. In addition to these programs, the Nutley Parks Department also hosts a summer concert series, theatre programs, CPR training courses, safety training, and other unique activities.
Belleville Recreation & Cultural Affairs Department
In neighboring Belleville, their Department of Recreation and Cultural Affairs helps keep calendars filled during the summer – and fall, winter, and spring, too! During the summer, kids can participate in a series of activities that include a summer tennis program, a summer travel basketball program, and two summer camp options. Besides their summer sports and recreational programs, the Belleville team hosts family-friendly events such as the Summer Movie Nights and a spectacular Fourth of July Fireworks celebration. Throughout the year, Belleville offers an array of programs for children in grades K-8, including basketball, baseball, football, soccer, wrestling, cheerleading, and more. Families can also enjoy a Halloween Pumpkin Patch in the fall, a Tree Lighting celebration at the start of the holiday season, and an Easter egg hunt in springtime.
North Bergen Parks and Recreation
The Township of North Bergen’s Parks & Recreation Department also serves the needs of its community with a bunch of great activities for summer – and beyond! Boys and girls can spend their summer break enjoying a variety of field trips and entertaining events. On hot days, they can cool off at the municipal swimming pool. Throughout the year, kids can stay busy with Bergen’s sports programs including basketball, football, soccer, cheerleading, dance program, baseball, t-ball, softball, and more. Plus, North Bergen’s Parks and Recreation agency invites families to enjoy special events for Halloween, Christmas, and Easter!
These are just a few of the many great local organizations offering fun outdoor recreation near Lyndhurst, NJ. There are many more great things you can do outside and inside when you make The Station at Lyndhurst your home. Our 1-, 2-, and 3-bedroom apartment homes are perfect for families of all sizes and our incredible community amenities include 2 outdoor courtyards for you to soak up some summer sun as well as a fully equipped, on-site fitness center. Find your new apartment in Lyndhurst today and contact us to learn more about our currently available units!