Thursday, April 18, 2013
Joan Edelman and Alice Costanzo, of Manalapan Parks and Recreation, were named Employees of the Year by the NJRPA.
Two Manalapan Parks and Recreation employees have been named Employees of the Year by the New Jersey Recreation and Parks Association (NJRPA) for 2012. Joan Edelman and Alice Costanzo were recognized by the Manalapan Township Committee with an official proclamation for their NJRPA honor last week. Edelman and Costanzo both began working for Manalapan Parks and Recreation in 1988. Their “dedicated interest and devotion to [their] job have had a valuable effect of efficiency and morals on the Manalapan Parks and Recreation Department,” Manalapan Mayor Susan Cohen said of both Edelman and Costanzo in their respective proclamations. All award recipients must excel in recreation leadership, recreation therapy, park maintenance, conservation …
Wednesday, March 6, 2013
The Manalapan Recreation Department terminates its partnership with Nomad Lacrosse and says most travel team members were not township residents.
The Manalapan Recreation Department terminated their outside partnership with Nomad Lacrosse in the beginning of the year, including their travel program, due to inadequate funds from the program and because the majority of the children on the travel team were not Manalapan residents, which violates Township law. The lacrosse program is now completely run by the Manalapan Recreation Department, however there is no travel team. The Manalapan Recreation Department informed Bill Marra, the founder of Nomad Lacrosse, that they would be taking over the youth lacrosse program and that Nomad would not be able to continue within Manalapan at the start of 2013. “I was fine with that because it all comes back to the children,” Marra said. However, …
Tuesday, March 5, 2013
This is the first induction into the Volunteer Hall of Fame for many years.
Manalapan Parks and Recreation Superintendent Mona Cholowinski inducted residents into the Manalapan Parks and Recreation Hall of Fame last week. Rich Cohen, George Hartigan, Rocky Flammia, Mike Hammer, and JP Noval were all inducted into the Parks and Recreation Volunteer Hall of Fame. While the Hall of Fame has existed in Manalapan for many years, new inductees have not been added since 2001 when the Recreation Commission came to an end. The Hall of Fame recognizes local volunteers who dedicate their time to Parks and Recreation Programs or at the Recreation Department and this is one of the few ways the Township can thank those volunteers, Cholowinski said. Since the Hall of Fame has been on a hiatus, Cholowinski said that she wanted to…
Friday, February 22, 2013
Registration for the summer camp begins on March 2.
The Manalapan Summer Recreation Camp is holding an Open House on Tuesday, Feb. 26 in the courtroom of the Manalapan Municipal Building at 7 p.m. The Summer Camp will run from July 1 to Aug. 9 and is for resident children currently in grades kindergarten through seventh. Registration for Manalapan Township Summer Recreation Camp will begin on March 2 at 10 a.m. both online and in the Manalapan Township Parks and Recreation Office. In-person registration ends at 3 p.m. on March 2 and then is available during regular business hours afterwards. The camp, divided into groups by grades, takes place at the Manalapan Recreation Center. Each cluster is directed by certified school teachers and smaller groups are headed by supervisors with teaching …
Friday, February 1, 2013
The minors have been identified and charges are pending, according to police.
Two Manalapan adolescents are possible suspects in reported vandalism at Wemrock Brook School and Pine Brook School, the Manalapan Police Department said. The Manalapan Parks and Recreation Department reported the criminal mischief done at the schools to the police on the morning of Tuesday, Jan. 22. According to a police report, the Pine Brook School had bathrooms vandalized and the Wemrock Brook School had a video camera damaged. The deliberate destruction of this property took place while the Parks and Recreation Basketball Program was taking place. Ptl. Seth Kreizman reportedly handled the investigation and both juvenile suspects have been identified. Charges against the adolescents are pending, according to police.
Wednesday, January 30, 2013
Applications for summer employment with the Manalapan Recreation Center must be submitted by Feb. 1.
Thursday, January 17, 2013
Applications are being accepted until Feb. 1.
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Thursday, January 17
Looking for summer work in 2013? The Manalapan Parks and Recreation Department is currently accepting applications for employment in their Summer Recreation program. Positions needed to be filled include Group Supervisor, Lead Counselor, and various Counselor positions. Applicants must be in at least ninth grade. Employment applications must be submitted by Feb. 1. Interested in applying? Download an application from the Summer Recreation page of the Parks and Recreation section of the Manalapan Township website. Applications can also be picked up from the Manalapan Parks and Recreation office, located at 120 Route 522 in Manalapan Township.
Friday, January 11, 2013
The programs are both athletic and fun.
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Friday, January 11
The Manalapan Parks and Recreation is offering a variety of programs this winter for both young people and adults. Program offerings include: For more information about these programs and to register please visit the Manalapan Township Website.
Monday, June 4, 2012
Registration opens tomorrow at 9 a.m. for both youth and adult tennis programs.
Monday, June 4, 2012
Registration for Manalapan Parks and Recreation Summer Youth and Adult Tennis Programs begins Tuesday, June 5 at 9 a.m. All classes will meet twice a week at the Manalapan Recreation Center Tennis Courts. Participants must supply their own racquet. All children must be residents of Manalapan Township. There are two sessions to choose from: Session 1: July 2-July 19 (make up week July 23-26) Session 2: July 30 - Aug. 16 (make up week Aug. 20-23) Youth classes are broken down by age and experience. All children must be the correct age for each program at the start of the session. Pee-Wee/Novice Children ages 5-7 Classes meet Tuesdays and Thursdays from 4 p.m. − 4:55 p.m. Cost: $60 Beginner Ages 7 and older (children age are required to have…
Thursday, March 8, 2012
Spring has arrived - it's time to break out your lax stick!
Thursday, March 8, 2012
Is your son or daughter an avid lacrosse player? Do they want to be? Manalapan Parks and Recreation is offering a Spring 2012 NOMAD Youth Lacrosse Program has instructional co-ed clinics, girl clinics, and clinics, practices and games for boys. BOYS GIRLS BOYS & GIRLS INSTRUCTIONAL CLINIC All clinic instructors provided by Foundations Lacrosse, which is run by Tom Durr and Bill McCutcheon, former college Lacrosse All-Americans. The program will be held on the Manalapan Recreation Center expansion fields. There are many ways to register: Credit card registration will ONLY be accepted online: HTTPS://REGISTER.COMMUNITYPASS.NET/MANALAPAN Mail registration to the Manalapan Township Municipal Building: 120 Route 522 Manalapan, NJ 07726 Drop …