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Summer Fun Program & Outdoor Activities 

Over the past 22 years,  the Summer Fun Program has served over 19,000 children citywide.  Open to kids ages 8-13 who reside in Jersey City,  Summer Fun Program activities include Bowling, Day Trips, Tennis, Golf, Basketball, Swimming, and more. Breakfast and Lunch are served daily for full day participants only. There is even a half day program for participants enrolled in the JCPS Summer School Program.  Beat the dog days of summer–come join the Summer Fun!

These sites listed on the Summer Fun Flyer are tentative only and are subject to change. The next Summer Fun Registration will be in late Spring 2014.

The Summer Fun Program runs weekdays from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. beginning  Monday, July 8th through Friday, August 9th, 2013.

Additional Info/ Requirements/Fees 

• The Summer Fun Program is FREE to all children ages 8-13 
    by June 30th who are residents of Jersey City.
• Proof of residency must be provided with registration.
• All participants must follow the rules and regulations of the Summer Fun Program.
• Breakfast and Lunch are served daily to full day participants only.
• Participants should leave all money and valuables at home. Jersey City Recreation is not
   responsible for any lost or stolen articles.
• All participants  must be dressed appropriately for summer recreational activities.
• Swimsuits are required for participants to swim.
• Transportation is not provided to the Summer Fun Program sites.

Registration ends Friday, June 26, 2013. For further information call 201- 547 - 5003.


The Department of Recreation conducts outdoor activities in various parks throughout the city during the summer months.  Outdoor park activities include Basketball, Tennis, Skateboard and area playgrounds.  These activities are open to boys/girls ages 8 - 17.

Locations & Schedules
Various parks throughout the city – 
Monday - Friday – (4:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.) *Weather Permitting

Proof of residency is required. Register with Recreational Personnel @ Site or call 201-547-5003.

Summer High School Boys & Girls Basketball Leagues

Teams Only - Spectators Welcomed

Locations & Schedules
June - August
Monday - Friday – 3:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.

Boys League 
Hamilton Park – 25 West Hamilton Park

Girls League
Dickinson High School - 2 Palisade Avenue

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