The Jersey City Department of Recreation, led by Director Lucinda McLaughlin, strives to meet the needs of the athletic and active, all while encouraging each and every resident to stay fit, relieve stress and become further acclimated with their surrounding community by way of recreational activities.
The Recreation Department encourages people of all ages to partake in activities all year round.  After school programs are also offered at various public schools throughout the city.
Recreation Jersey City Recreation is expanding after-school programming for kids. Click here to learn more.


Lupus Awareness Family Friendly Day And Freestyle Concert *NEW DATE: SEPT 7th!
Fall Boxing
Teen And Young Adult Fall Art Class
Pershing Field - 2 Sessions - Roller Skating Rink - School Field Trips
Fishing Program /Jersey City Reservoir 2019
Swimming At Pershing Field


Rec Desk is a unique and effective online tool the Recreation Department utilizes to allow residents to search and register for recreational programs citywide.  Click here to get active.

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