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Recreation Department

Steven J. Groeger, Superintendent of Recreation

Email: sgroeger@lawrencetwp.com
Phone: 609-844-7067
Fax: 609-895-1484

Hours: 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Monday to Friday

ANNOUNCEMENTS - December 15, 2014

  • REGISTER NOW FOR WINTER PROGRAMS
  • Registration is now open for winter programs including art classes, basketball, indoor field hockey, swim lessons and wrestling. Recreation can be completed online or by submitting the attached form and fee to the Recreation Department. For more details on these activities please contact the Recreation Office by calling (609) 844-7067.
  • LAWRENCE LIGHTNING MEET RESULTS
  • The Lawrence Lightning held their first meet of the 2014 / 2015 season against the NJ Stingrays. The results are attached.
  • FALL/WINTER BROCHURE
  • The Lawrence Township Recreation Department Fall and Winter Brochure is now available by using this link to view or print. The brochure provides details about Fall and Winter Swimming lessons, Youth Basketball, Lawrence Lightning swim team, Adult Volleyball as well as other programs offered through the Recreation Department during the Fall and Winter.

CLOSINGS/CANCELLATIONS/CHANGES - December 15, 2014

  • None

registration form

Programs, Schedules & Forms

Program Details and Forms

  • The Fall and Winter brochure is now available using this link to view or print the brochure. A limited number of hard copies of the brochure will also be available in the Recreation Office. BROCHURES WILL NO LONGER BE MAILED.
  • The General Registration form can be used for any program offered by the Recreation Department.
  • Individuals interested in requesting financial assistance for registration fees can fill out the form.
  • Use of Township facilities including athletic fields and park pavilions requires a permit issued by the Lawrence Township Recreation Department.
  • Medical release form.
  • Employment Application
  • Most supporting documents require Adobe Reader to view and print.
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For additional youth programs in Lawrence Township such as soccer, baseball, and football, see related links at the bottom of the page.

Facilities

Township Parks

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

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 7:30 pm in the Lower Level Conference room. Residents are encouraged to attend these meetings.

  • Ed Budzinski
  • Glenn Collins
  • Harper Collins
  • Bob Dalle Pazze
  • Ed Fedorko
  • George Ferenchick
  • Geoffrey Kimmel
  • William Pitman
  • Christopher Sawasky
  • 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.