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   Recreation
      - Office Hours
      - Location of Recreation Bulding?
      - How do I find out about Recreation programs & special events
      - What type of programs are offered.
      - Use of Boro Facilities
      - Picnic Rental
      - Who needs a boat ramp permit?
      - How do I obtain a boat permit
      - Do I need a fishing permit to fish in Sayreville lakes?
      - How do I obtain a fishing permit?
      - Adult Leagues
      - Use of Skatepark
      - Summer youth employment
 


    Recreation
          Office Hours

Monday through Friday
8am to 4pm
Registrations and payments accepted
until 3:30pm daily.



          Location of Recreation Bulding?
Enter the Borough Hall parking lot drive around
to Basketball Courts, Mickey Sedlak Recreation Building is on your
left red brick building.  The recreation office is located up the stairs on the left side of the building looking from the basketball courts.


          How do I find out about Recreation programs & special events

The Recreation Department advertises with the Suburban Newspaper, Home News Tribune, Cable Channel 15, Bomber Blasts and our Website Sayrevillerec.com.  Special events sponsored by the Recreation Department that are held at Kennedy Park will be posted at the park entrance.



          What type of programs are offered.

Instructional Programs

All programs can be found on Sayrevillerec.com


Mommy & Me  
Ages:          12months to 35months   one hour class once per week
Sessions:     Winter   Spring   Fall (each session is for 10 weeks)
Location       Mickey Sedlak Recreation Center  Dolan Street

Recreation fun Days
Ages:          3 to 5      3 hour class once per week
Sessions:    Winter  Spring  Fall (each session is for 10 weeks)
Location:     Mickey Sedlak Recreation Center Dolan Street

Little Kid's Playtime @ Kennedy Park
Ages:         3 to 5      2 1/2hours two to five days per week
Sessions     Winter  Spring  Fall (each session is 10 weeks)
Location:    Kennedy Park Recreation Building

Be Active Get Healthy!
Ages:         Adult
Sessions:   Call office for schedule or check SayrevilleRec.com
Location:    Mickey Sedlak Recreation Center Dolan Street

Summer Fun
Ages:         3 to 5    2 1/2 hours once per week for 6 weeks
Session:     Summer
Location:    Mickey Sedlak Recreation Center  Dolan Street

Co-Ed Crafts  
Ages:        6 to 13   2 1/2 hours once per week for 6 weeks
Session:    Summer
Location:   Mickey Sedlak Recreation  Dolan Street

Mommy & Me
Ages:       18 months and up    one hour once a week for 6 weeks
Session:   Summer
Location:   Mickey Sedlak Recreation Center  Dolan Street

Gymnastics  Dance  Cheer

Ages:        6 to 13   3 hours once per week for 6 weeks
Session:    Summer
Location:   Truman School Taft Place

Summer Park Program - Burke's Park
Ages:       4 to 11   3 hours per day for 6 weeks
Session:   Summer      Monday & Wednesday   and/or   Tuesday & Thursday
Location:   Burkes Park   Washington Road

 Sport Organizations
Sayareville Athletic Assocation
Boys & girls  Baseball
Youth Basketball
Cricket
Field Hockey
Competive Cheerleading

Sayreville Little League
Baseball & Softball

Sayreville Soccer Organization
Soccer

Sayreville Junior bombers
Pop Warner football & Cheerleading

Sayreville Adult Softball
Mens-Womens & Co-Ed softball leagues


Special Events

Kids Bingo     (offered throughout the year)
Ages:            6 & up
Location:       Mickey Sedlak Recreation Center  Dolan Street

Movies          To Be Announced      (offered throughout the year)
Ages:            open to all residents  (children accompanied by an adult)
Location:       Mickey Sedlak Recreation Center  & Kennedy Park

Easter Egg Hunt
Ages:3 to 12
Location: Veterans football field behind Borough Hall

Fishing Derby     (on site-registration)
Ages:             3 to 14
Location:        Kennedy Park  (rain or shine)

Community Flea Market     8am-1:00pm
Registration: Mickey Sedlak Recreation Center -Dolan Street
Residents & Non-Residents Invited
Location:        Borough Hall Fields

Annual Memorial Day Parade -  10:00am
In cooperation with the American Legion Post 211 and the VFW Post 4699 
All service men & women are invited to march in the parade 

Independence Day Celebration   Kennedy Park
Live Entertainment, Childrens Games, Food Court
Childrens Rides and culminating the days events a spectular
Fireworks Display (approximately 9:30pm)

Sayreville Day    Kennedy Park 
Community participation childrens games, rides, foods from around the world,
entertainment, craft vendors, and much, much, more. 

Sayreville's Hit the Bricks  Annual 5K Trail Run/Walk 
A morning of Fun, Food & Music  Run or Walk / Rain or Shine

Time:         9:30am
Location:  Capik Nature Preserve
Care & Share by donating a non-perishable food item to the Food Bank
Race proceeds to benefit Brain Injured Children of Sayreville

Halloween Parade & Trick or Treat Trunk
Time:       6:30pm
Ages:       12 years and under (residents only please)
Location:   Borough Hall Football Field 
               

Annual Toy Drive
Date:        Starts November
Time:        8am to 3:30pm   Monday through Friday
Location:    Recreation Department Dolan Street
New toys only please.....................Help us to provide
some holiday cheer for those special residents of Sayreville.

Holiday Parade Of Lights
1st Sunday in December  Main St ( Mccutchen to Borough Hall)

time: 6pm


            



          Use of Boro Facilities

A facility use application is necessary for use of all outdoor areas and buildings. Applications are available at the Recreation Office or may be downloaded from our website and can be e-mailed directly to our office.  E-mail address:  just@sayreville.com.
A certificate of insurance naming the Boro of Sayreville as additionally insured is required. 
Vendors participating at any of these sites must provide their certificate of insurance.
 



          Picnic Rental

 

PICNIC CHECK LIST:

 

To get approval for a picnic at Burkes Park, Jackson Park or Bailey Park the following items must be received by this office. Approvals can take up to 3 weeks.

  1. Completed Application for Facility Use
  2. Hold Harmless Agreement must be signed and dated
  3. Certificate of Insurance must be received for all vendors and organizations (see attached copy)
  4. Check made payable to Sayreville Recreation for use of the park or Cash – Rates are as follows:

 

Weekday Rate:

Flat Rate Up to 2:00 pm.

                               Resident              Non-Resident

Up to 450 People - $125.00                $175.00 - One Borough Employee

451 – 800 People - $250.00                $325.00 - Two Borough Employee

Over 800 People – to be negotiated based upon the needs of the party and the costs incurred by the Borough.

Each Additional hour:

Up to 450 People - $60                       $60– One Borough Employee

451 – 800 People - $120                     $120.00 – Two Borough Employees

Over 800 People – to be negotiated based upon the needs of the party and the costs incurred by the Borough.

 Saturday Picnics

Flat Rate (7 hours, including one (1) hour setup and one (1) hour cleanup)

                               Resident              Non-Resident

Up to 450 People - $400.00                $600.00 - One Borough Employee

451 – 800 People - $800.00                $1,200.00 - Two Borough Employee

Over 800 People – to be negotiated based upon the needs of the party and the costs incurred by the Borough.

Each Additional hour:

Up to 450 People - $60                       $60– One Borough Employee

451 – 800 People - $120                     $120.00 – Two Borough Employees

Over 800 People – to be negotiated based upon the needs of the party and the costs incurred by the Borough.

SUNDAY PICNICS

Flat Rate (7 hours, including one (1) hour setup and one (1) hour cleanup)

.                               Resident             Non-Resident

Up to 450 People - $450.00                $650.00 - One Borough Employee

451 – 800 People - $900.00                $1,300.00 - Two Borough Employee

Over 800 People – to be negotiated based upon the needs of the party and the costs incurred by the Borough.

Each Additional hour:

Up to 450 People - $70.00                  $70.00– One Borough Employee

451 – 800 People - $140.00                $140.00 – Two Borough Employees

Over 800 People – to be negotiated based upon the needs of the party and the costs incurred by the Borough.

 

 



          Who needs a boat ramp permit?

A boat ramp pemit is required by all residents and non-residents who lauch a boat or watercraft from the docking facility.  This includes all powered and non-powered watercraft.



          How do I obtain a boat permit


Boat permits may be obtained at the Recreation Office, Mickey Sedlak Recreation Center, Dolan Street - Monday thru Friday - 8:00am - 3:30pm.  Permits are available to residents and non-residents.  A copy of the boat and trailer registration & driver license of owner are required. 

Rates:Resident - $80.00 1st watercraft - $30.00 2nd craft
         Senior-65+- $55.00 1st watercraft - $25.00 2nd craft

   Non-Resident - $160.00 1st watercraft - $60.00 2nd craft
        Senior 65+ - $110.00 1st watercraft - $50.00 2nd craft

Commercial          $300.00 per watercraft 

Note:  Trailers transporting two (2) Jet Ski's must have permits affixed and display for each Jet Ski.

Daily
Resident                    $15.00
Non-Resident             $30.00

Commercial                $40.00

Yearly permits can be purchased on-line at Sayrevillerec.com or at the boat ramp.  Current boat & trailer registration along with driver license and proof of payment are required. , Permits will be issued by the Recreation dept. or the  boat dock attendant if on duty.  Two stickers will be issued.
Boat dock attendants are on duty from Memorial Day to Labor Day



          Do I need a fishing permit to fish in Sayreville lakes?

If you want to fish at the Capik Nature Preserve Wellfields, a permit from the Recreation Department is required.  Wellfield lakes are open for fishing for Sayreville residents only.
If you want to fish at Kennedy Park lakes no permit is required. 

A valid NJ Fishing License is required for ages 16 thru 70 to fish at any location.



          How do I obtain a fishing permit?

Fishing permits for the Wellfield area on Bordentown Road are available to Sayreville Residents only.  This is a catch and release area. Proof of residency & state fishing license is required. Permit may be obtained at the Recreation Office, Monday thru Friday - 8:00am - 4:00pm.  Parking is available in the Capik Nature Preserve by the dog park.  No vehicles are permited at the lake area.

Fishing permits are not required at Kennedy Park.  This is a green acres park and is open to the public.  A state license is required for ages 16 thru 70 to fish in the park.


          Adult Leagues

Co-Ed Volleyball, Men's Basketball, Co-Ed Softball & Men's Softball-Sunday league, weeknight league and fall weeknight league..
Notification of league registration dates and meetings  are through The Suburban Newspaper, The Home News Tribune, Cable Channel #15



          Use of Skatepark

A permit is not required for use of the Skatepark located in Kennedy Park.
Rules and regulations are posted and is a skate & bike at your own risk facility.
This facility is open to the public and closes at dusk.



          Summer youth employment
The Recreation Department offers summer employment for its' 6 week  parks program.  Applicants must be 15 years of age.  Applications are accepted each year January - February and may be obtained at the Recreation Office Monday thru Friday - 8:00am - 4:00pm.


 




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