Monmouth County Park System Calendar of Events

Teen Open Gym Fitness at the Fort Monmouth Recreation Center

Tuesday, January 27, 2015

7-8:30 p.m.
848-456-4278

Hang out with friends and try the informal fitness circuit at the Fort Monmouth Recreation Center, Tinton Falls. Use stability balls, hand weights, resistance bands and more. Open to ages 13-18. The cost is $5 per person; cash or check only.
Family Gym Time at the Fort Monmouth Recreation Center

Wednesday, January 28, 2015

12:30-2:30 p.m.
848-456-4278

Enjoy playtime at the Fort Monmouth Recreation Center, Tinton Falls. We'll have tunnels, gym mats, trampolines, scooters and other play equipment available. No instruction provided. Parent supervision is required. The cost is $10 per family; cash or check only.
Teen Open Gym Basketball at the Fort Monmouth Recreation Center

Wednesday, January 28, 2015

3-4:30 p.m.
848-456-4278

Teens age 13-18 are invited to play or practice on the full court gym at the Fort Monmouth Recreation Center, Tinton Falls. The cost is $5 per person; cash or check only.
Lunch Break Basketball at the Fort Monmouth Recreation Center

Friday, January 30, 2015

12-1:30 p.m.

Play full court pick-up games in the gym at the Fort Monmouth Recreation Center, Tinton Falls. The cost is $5 per person per day; cash or check only.
Sweetheart Clay Ornament at the Creative Arts Center

Friday, January 30, 2015

4-6 p.m.

Drop in at the Thompson Park Creative Arts Center, Lincroft, and make a special valentine for your sweetheart. We will bisque and finish fire your creation and have it ready for Valentine’s Day. FREE!
Women's Open Gym Fitness at the Fort Monmouth Recreation Center

Saturday, January 31, 2015

7:30-9 a.m.
848-456-4278

Come to the Fort Monmouth Recreation Center, Tinton Falls, and challenge yourself on this self-guided, self-paced fitness circuit which includes stability balls, hand weights, resistance bands and more. The cost is $5 per person; cash or check only. Release form must be signed upon payment.
Roving Park System Naturalist at Big Brook Park

Saturday, January 31, 2015

9 a.m.
732-872-2670

Join our Roving Park System Naturalist for a walk at Big Brook Park, Marlboro, and learn about seasonal points of interest. Meet in parking lot. FREE!
Vernal Wetlands Nature Program at the Manasquan Reservoir

Saturday & Sunday, January 31 & February 1, 2015

1 p.m.
732-751-9453

Come to the Manasquan Reservoir Environmental Center, Howell, and learn about these special wetlands. FREE!
Men's Open Gym Basketball at the Fort Monmouth Recreation Center

Sunday, February 1, 2015

8-10 a.m.
848-456-4278

Drop by the Fort Monmouth Recreation Center, Tinton Falls, and shoot some hoops on its full court gym. The cost is $5 per person; cash or check only.
Open Ceramics

Sunday, February 1, 2015

12:30-4:30 p.m.
732-842-4000, ext. 4343

Come to the Thompson Park Creative Arts Center, Lincroft, and choose from a large selection of bisque fired pottery pieces to glaze and make your own. The cost is $6 per hour plus price of bisque ware; cash or check only. Pieces will be fired in about a week.
Men's Open Basketball - 30 & Up at the Fort Monmouth Recreation Center

Monday, February 2, 2015

7-8:30 p.m.

Open to men age 30 and over, the emphasis is on fun and exercise during this program held at the Fort Monmouth Recreation Center, Tinton Falls. The cost is $5 per person per day; cash or check only.
Teen Open Gym Fitness at the Fort Monmouth Recreation Center

Tuesday, February 3, 2015

7-8:30 p.m.
848-456-4278

Hang out with friends and try the informal fitness circuit at the Fort Monmouth Recreation Center, Tinton Falls. Use stability balls, hand weights, resistance bands and more. Open to ages 13-18. The cost is $5 per person; cash or check only.
Family Gym Time at the Fort Monmouth Recreation Center

Wednesday, February 4, 2015

12:30-2:30 p.m.
848-456-4278

Enjoy playtime at the Fort Monmouth Recreation Center, Tinton Falls. We'll have tunnels, gym mats, trampolines, scooters and other play equipment available. No instruction provided. Parent supervision is required. The cost is $10 per family; cash or check only.
Spring Program Directory Released

Friday, February 6, 2015


Find out what's happening in the Monmouth County Park System by picking up the Program Directory. To receive the most recent copy, sign up online or call 732-842-4000, ext. 4313. Activity information can also be viewed online. Registration starts Wednesday, February 11.
Lunch Break Basketball at the Fort Monmouth Recreation Center

Friday, February 6, 2015

12-1:30 p.m.

Play full court pick-up games in the gym at the Fort Monmouth Recreation Center, Tinton Falls. The cost is $5 per person per day; cash or check only.
Women's Open Gym Fitness at the Fort Monmouth Recreation Center

Saturday, February 7, 2015

7:30-9 a.m.
848-456-4278

Come to the Fort Monmouth Recreation Center, Tinton Falls, and challenge yourself on this self-guided, self-paced fitness circuit which includes stability balls, hand weights, resistance bands and more. The cost is $5 per person; cash or check only. Release form must be signed upon payment.
Drop-In Surprise Story Time at Deep Cut Gardens

Saturday, February 7, 2015

11-11:45 a.m.
732-671-6050

Join us for story time at Deep Cut Gardens, Middletown. If the weather is nice, look for the clue at the Horticultural Center's entrance that leads to the secret spot. If it’s rainy or cold, we’ll be inside. FREE!
Discover the Great Backyard Bird Count at the Manasquan Reservoir Environmental Center

Saturday, February 7, 2015

10:30 a.m.

Discover how to help scientist collect information on bird populations. FREE!
Men's Open Gym Basketball at the Fort Monmouth Recreation Center

Sunday, February 8, 2015

8-10 a.m.
848-456-4278

Drop by the Fort Monmouth Recreation Center, Tinton Falls, and shoot some hoops on its full court gym. The cost is $5 per person; cash or check only.
Blacksmith Demonstration at Historic Longstreet Farm

Sunday, February 8, 2015

1-3 p.m.

Come see what the Blacksmith is making in his workshop at Historic Longstreet Farm, Holmdel. FREE!
Discover the Great Backyard Bird Count at the Manasquan Reservoir Environmental Center

Sunday, February 8, 2015

3 p.m.

Discover how to help scientist collect information on bird populations. FREE!
Men's Open Basketball - 30 & Up at the Fort Monmouth Recreation Center

Monday, February 9, 2015

7-8:30 p.m.

Open to men age 30 and over, the emphasis is on fun and exercise during this program held at the Fort Monmouth Recreation Center, Tinton Falls. The cost is $5 per person per day; cash or check only.
Teen Open Gym Fitness at the Fort Monmouth Recreation Center

Tuesday, February 10, 2015

7-8:30 p.m.
848-456-4278

Hang out with friends and try the informal fitness circuit at the Fort Monmouth Recreation Center, Tinton Falls. Use stability balls, hand weights, resistance bands and more. Open to ages 13-18. The cost is $5 per person; cash or check only.
Spring Program Registration Begins

Wednesday, February 11, 2015


Registration for spring programs begins at 8 a.m. online, in-person at Thompson Park Headquarters, Lincroft, or by calling 732-842-4000 ext 1.
Family Gym Time at the Fort Monmouth Recreation Center

Wednesday, February 11, 2015

12:30-2:30 p.m.
848-456-4278

Enjoy playtime at the Fort Monmouth Recreation Center, Tinton Falls. We'll have tunnels, gym mats, trampolines, scooters and other play equipment available. No instruction provided. Parent supervision is required. The cost is $10 per family; cash or check only.
Teen Open Gym Basketball at the Fort Monmouth Recreation Center

Wednesday, February 11, 2015

3-4:30 p.m.
848-456-4278

Teens age 13-18 are invited to play or practice on the full court gym at the Fort Monmouth Recreation Center, Tinton Falls. The cost is $5 per person; cash or check only.
Lunch Break Basketball at the Fort Monmouth Recreation Center

Friday, February 13, 2015

12-1:30 p.m.

Play full court pick-up games in the gym at the Fort Monmouth Recreation Center, Tinton Falls. The cost is $5 per person per day; cash or check only.
Women's Open Gym Fitness at the Fort Monmouth Recreation Center

Saturday, February 14, 2015

7:30-9 a.m.
848-456-4278

Come to the Fort Monmouth Recreation Center, Tinton Falls, and challenge yourself on this self-guided, self-paced fitness circuit which includes stability balls, hand weights, resistance bands and more. The cost is $5 per person; cash or check only. Release form must be signed upon payment.
Roses are Red, Violets are Blue

Saturday, February 14, 2015

1-4 p.m.
609-259-6275

Create your own valentine using elegant 19th century framed ones as inspiration at Historic Walnford, Upper Freehold. FREE!
Men's Open Gym Basketball at the Fort Monmouth Recreation Center

Sunday, February 15, 2015

8-10 a.m.
848-456-4278

Drop by the Fort Monmouth Recreation Center, Tinton Falls, and shoot some hoops on its full court gym. The cost is $5 per person; cash or check only.
Roving Park System Naturalist along the Henry Hudson Trail

Monday, February 16, 2015

10 a.m.
732-872-2670

Join our Roving Park System Naturalist for a walk along the Henry Hudson Trail and learn about seasonal points of interest. Meet at Popamora Point, Highlands. FREE!
Men's Open Basketball - 30 & Up at the Fort Monmouth Recreation Center

Monday, February 16, 2015

7-8:30 p.m.

Open to men age 30 and over, the emphasis is on fun and exercise during this program held at the Fort Monmouth Recreation Center, Tinton Falls. The cost is $5 per person per day; cash or check only.
Teen Open Gym Fitness at the Fort Monmouth Recreation Center

Tuesday, February 17, 2015

7-8:30 p.m.
848-456-4278

Hang out with friends and try the informal fitness circuit at the Fort Monmouth Recreation Center, Tinton Falls. Use stability balls, hand weights, resistance bands and more. Open to ages 13-18. The cost is $5 per person; cash or check only.
Family Gym Time at the Fort Monmouth Recreation Center

Wednesday, February 18, 2015

12:30-2:30 p.m.
848-456-4278

Enjoy playtime at the Fort Monmouth Recreation Center, Tinton Falls. We'll have tunnels, gym mats, trampolines, scooters and other play equipment available. No instruction provided. Parent supervision is required. The cost is $10 per family; cash or check only.
Open Shoot Archery

Wednesday, February 18, 2015


Join us for this open shoot at the Thompson Park Activity Barn, Lincroft. All equipment is provided. No outside equipment permitted. There is limited instruction during this program open to ages 8 and up (under 18 with adult). Cost is $8 per person; cash or check only.
Nature Lecture Series: Seals of Monmouth County

Thursday, February 19, 2015

7-8 p.m.

Believe it or not, a variety of seals call the shores of Monmouth County home each winter. Learn more about the lives and ecology of our local seal population during this presentation at the Bayshore Waterfront Park Activity Center, Port Monmouth. FREE!
Lunch Break Basketball at the Fort Monmouth Recreation Center

Friday, February 20, 2015

12-1:30 p.m.

Play full court pick-up games in the gym at the Fort Monmouth Recreation Center, Tinton Falls. The cost is $5 per person per day; cash or check only.
Women's Open Gym Fitness at the Fort Monmouth Recreation Center

Saturday, February 21, 2015

7:30-9 a.m.
848-456-4278

Come to the Fort Monmouth Recreation Center, Tinton Falls, and challenge yourself on this self-guided, self-paced fitness circuit which includes stability balls, hand weights, resistance bands and more. The cost is $5 per person; cash or check only. Release form must be signed upon payment.
Men's Open Gym Basketball at the Fort Monmouth Recreation Center

Sunday, February 22, 2015

8-10 a.m.
848-456-4278

Drop by the Fort Monmouth Recreation Center, Tinton Falls, and shoot some hoops on its full court gym. The cost is $5 per person; cash or check only.
Men's Open Basketball - 30 & Up at the Fort Monmouth Recreation Center

Monday, February 23, 2015

7-8:30 p.m.

Open to men age 30 and over, the emphasis is on fun and exercise during this program held at the Fort Monmouth Recreation Center, Tinton Falls. The cost is $5 per person per day; cash or check only.
Teen Open Gym Fitness at the Fort Monmouth Recreation Center

Tuesday, February 24, 2015

7-8:30 p.m.
848-456-4278

Hang out with friends and try the informal fitness circuit at the Fort Monmouth Recreation Center, Tinton Falls. Use stability balls, hand weights, resistance bands and more. Open to ages 13-18. The cost is $5 per person; cash or check only.
Family Gym Time at the Fort Monmouth Recreation Center

Wednesday, February 25, 2015

12:30-2:30 p.m.
848-456-4278

Enjoy playtime at the Fort Monmouth Recreation Center, Tinton Falls. We'll have tunnels, gym mats, trampolines, scooters and other play equipment available. No instruction provided. Parent supervision is required. The cost is $10 per family; cash or check only.
Teen Open Gym Basketball at the Fort Monmouth Recreation Center

Wednesday, February 25, 2015

3-4:30 p.m.
848-456-4278

Teens age 13-18 are invited to play or practice on the full court gym at the Fort Monmouth Recreation Center, Tinton Falls. The cost is $5 per person; cash or check only.
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