Registration has begun for the City of Linden Department of Parks & Recreation winter season. The department offers a variety of classes for youth, adults and senior citizens, in such areas as soccer, wrestling, karate, art, ceramics, arts & crafts, line dancing, Zumba, knitting, complete fitness and more.
To register in-person, visit the Parks & Recreation office in the John T. Gregorio Center, which is located at 330 Helen Street. You may also register by going to the Linden Multi-Purpose Center at 1025 John Street.
First time registrants are required to call during business hours to have an account set up.
The Parks & Recreation Department is now offering tutoring at the LMPC.
To assist students from elementary to high school who need extra help beyond the classroom.
To give more one-on-one and personal time to help students succeed in the classroom.
To provide intervention in the form of tutoring and mentoring to address poor or declining student performance before it reaches a point where recovery would be extremely difficult or pose a significant challenge.
To provide alternative approaches to conveying concepts for students whose predominant learning styles are not adequately addressed in the classroom.
When: September 29th through December 8th, from 6:30pm until 7:30pm
Where: John T Gregorio Center
How: The fee is $50. Registration is required and must be done at least one week before the start of class. To view full class descriptions and register online for classes using Community Pass, click here. First time registrants are required to call during business hours to have an account set up.
For more information, email here or call 908-474-8600.
The City of Linden Department of Parks & Recreation and the Halloween Parade Committee announces that they are soliciting schools, individuals, marching bands and organizations to march in the 68thAnnual Linden Halloween Parade.
When: The parade is scheduled for Sunday October 24th, with a rain date of October 31st. The parade starts at 2pm. Line up for marching units is 1pm.
In the spirit of the Olympics, Linden Department of Parks and Recreation held their own Olympics Opening Ceremony on July 20th at Tiger Stadium. Both Summer Day Camp and Playground programs participated. Each site selected a country to represent in the Opening Ceremony. Countries selected were United States, Greece, Australia, Brazil, France, Canada, Cuba, Liberia, and Italy. Each site created a banner to represent their country as they walked across the track to the delight of parents and community members.
Over 100 youth between the ages of 5 and 18 participated in the ensuing track meet. The track meet consisted of several events, including the 55 Meter Dash, 100 Meter Dash, and Softball Throw. All participants received medals for their efforts, and participants who placed earned gold, silver, or bronze medals. All participants and their families had an enjoyable experience, many of which stated that the event was a great opportunity to reconnect with others that they may not have seen since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic.