Mon-Fri: 8:30 – 4:30


One Municipal Drive
Flemington, NJ 08822

parks & recreation

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Recreation Information

Our mission is to provide safe and well-maintained parks and to create opportunities for the members of our community to participate in a variety of affordable programs. Programs will provide a fun, safe and creative atmosphere in which each participant may socialize and make positive discoveries about themselves, those around them, and their environment.

Recreation Programs

Summer Intersession 2024 – Raritan Township Recreation offers month-long Summer Intersession camps for children in the Flemington-Raritan School District, grades K-5. We also offer a program for 4-year-olds called “Fun at Four.”

Camps are held at Barley Sheaf and Copper Hill Elementary Schools (Fun at Four is only available at Copper Hill).

Camps run from Thursday June 27th – Friday July 26th; no camp on July 4th and 5th.

  • AM Session: 9 a.m. – 12 noon. $200.00
    Early drop-off available at 8 a.m. (no additional charge)
  • PM Session: 12 Noon – 5 p.m. $295.00
    Note: Children can attend either the AM or PM session or both.
  • Fun at Four: 9 a.m. – 12 noon. $385.00

Children participating in the AM/PM sessions must be at least 5 years old by June 29, 2024. NO EXCEPTIONS.

Children participating in Fun at Four must be 4 years old by June 29, 2024. NO EXCEPTIONS.


Attention all Junior Counselor Applicants:  Please click the attached link for access to the  Junior Counselor application for 2024. All completed applications must be emailed to [email protected]. In order to be eligible you must have completed 6th grade or higher by June 2024. Forms will not be accepted via any other means. 

Field Hockey League 2023 -  This program is designed to teach kids that field hockey is fun! Our field hockey program will cover many different aspects of the game, including fundamental skills, game strategies, specialties such as corners and game rules. CLICK HERE for more information.

Ski Club – Ski Club – every winter, the Township sponsors a ski club for students in 5th – 8th grade who are residents of Raritan Township or Flemington Borough. The cost of the club includes transportation by bus and lift tickets at a nearby ski resort. CLICK HERE for more information on Ski Club.

Adult Basketball – the Township runs adult basketball programs at schools in the Flemington-Raritan Regional School District. Registration is open to residents of Raritan Township and their teammates. CLICK HERE for more information on Adult Basketball.

Township Parks
There are five parks located throughout the 37+ square miles that make up the Township:

  • Blackwell Park
  • Lenape Park
  • Lone Cedar Park/Nature Preserve
  • Mine Brook Park
  • Morales Nature Preserve

In addition, there are many Open Space parcels that offer trails for hiking and beautiful views of the surrounding area. Park facilities, such as playing fields and pavilions, require advance reservation via a Facility Use Form. Reservations are managed by the Department of Public Works. CLICK HERE for more information on our township parks.