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Recreation Department

Steven J. Groeger, Superintendent of Recreation

Phone: 609-844-7067
Fax: 609-895-1668

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

ANNOUNCEMENTS - July 29, 2014

  • Fifth Annual Red White and Bang Kids Triathlon
  • The Recreation Department will hold the 5th annual Red, White and Bang Kids Triathlon. It is a great way to end the summer and help to support the 2015 Fireworks. The attached flyer contains more details and the form can be used to register. Sponsors are welcome and needed to help make the event another success. Please use this form to be one of our valued sponsors.
  • The Lawrence Township Recreation Department Fall and Winter Brochure will be available shortly. When it is available you will be able to view it online. 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.
  • The Lawrence Township Recreation Department is still accepting registration for Summer activities. Online registration can be completed by using the following online registration link . Registration will continue to be accepted in the Recreation Office or by mail.
  • The annual Lawrence Township Community Day is scheduled for Sunday October 5th from 12:30 pm to 4:00 pm in Village Park. If you are interested in participating use the attached form.


  • No changes.

registration form

Programs, Schedules & Forms

Program Details and Forms

  • The Fall and Winter brochure will be available shortly. You will be able to view or print the brochure from this site. 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.


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

  • Steven J. Groeger, Superintendent of Recreation
    Phone: 609-844-7067
    Cell Phone: 609-847-2648

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.