Parks and Recreation
Office hours: Monday-Friday, 8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. and 1:30-4:30 p.m.
For information about The YMCA at the Piscataway Community Center (YPCC),
please call the YPCC at (732) 562-2302.
Parks and Playground Information
No park attendant will be available and bathrooms will be closed.
- Park hours are dawn to dusk
- Use is at your own risk.
For park facility issues/concerns, please call the Public Works Department at (732) 562-2390.
The following are not part of Piscataway Township Recreation:
The Piscataway Township Recreation Department encourages creative expression and physical activity that engages young and mature participants.
We offer children's arts and crafts, adult cricket, adult softball, youth baseball and basketball, cheering, football, gym hockey, martial arts, tennis, co-ed volleyball, wrestling, picnicking, twenty-six parks to stroll, and if that's not enough, an annual July 4th celebration and fireworks spectacular. Recreation is "Creating Community Through People, Parks, and Playgrounds." Come be a part of the Piscataway community and see what all the fun is about.
Township Recreation Staff
- John Tierney, Director
- Brock Mundy, Operations Manager
- Rachel Herbig, Office Assistant
- Jeff Fields, Equipment Coordinator
- Shirley Myers, Recreation Assistant
Please visit the Library website for online fun and activities.
Programs & Events
Cancellation hotline: (732) 562-2389
Cancelled programs will be announced by 4:00 p.m.
It is now mandatory in New Jersey for all school aged youth that wear corrective eyewear while participating in recreation programs and activities to wear “protective eyewear” that meets American Society for Testing and Materials (ASTM) standards for frames and American National Standards Institute (ASNI) Below programs standards for lenses.
Participants in the Piscataway Recreation sponsored events do so at their own risk and accept full responsibility for all their actions and injuries incurred by their participation. Prior to submitting a claim to the Township, injured parties must first use their own medical/accident insurance as their primary coverage. The insurance offered by Piscataway Township is supplemental and secondary only. If a claim qualifies for consideration, the Township insurance is limited to a maximum payout of no more than $5,000.00 per accident.
Coach must report the accident to the Recreation office immediately.
Recreation will provide parent/guardian with an accident report that must be completed within twenty-four (24) hours after the accident and return it in-person to the Recreation office. All claims must be submitted with original bills that are not covered by private insurance.
If interested in becoming a volunteer coach, please contact Recreation at Recreation@PiscatawayNJ.org and an electronic application will be sent. All coaches must pass a fingerprinting and background check.
- Complete the volunteer coaching application.
- Read and sign the Coaches Model Code of Conduct (Twp. Ordinance 03-41).
- Read and sign the Consent to be Fingerprinted form for the purpose of state and federal criminal background checks according to the terms, conditions and timetable established by the Department of Recreation (Twp. Ordinance 02-14).