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The Fair Lawn Department of Recreation has done a superb job in revitalizing Fair Lawn. On this page you will find a description of activities sponsored by the Recreation Dept. Additional information, including registration information about any of these programs, can be obtained by calling the Department at 796-6746.
|Sign-up for Small Fry Camp||Adult Activities|
|Sign-up for Baseball||Youth Center|
|Summer Jobs Available||Seniors|
|Aerobics Class||Sign-up for Lacrosse|
|Cardio Tot Club||Library Theatre auditions/activities|
Sign Up for All Sports Lacrosse
The Fair Lawn All-Sports Spring Lacrosse program will hold registration on Wednesday February 12th and Thursday, February 13th, 1997 between 7 PM and 8 PM at the Fair Lawn All-Sports Complex building on Harristown Road. This program is open to 5th through 8th grade students who will compete on a Junior or Senior level team in the New Jersey Lacrosse League. Registration fee is $4O. For information, call John Donohue, All-Sports Lacrosse Director at 791-3861 or the Fair Lawn Recreation Department at 796-6746.
Lacrosse Coaches Needed
Anyone interested in coaching youngsters grades 5th through 8th in lacrosse can contact John Donohue (791-3861) in the evenings or call the Fair Lawn Recreation Department at 796-6746.
Registration for all Fair Lawn boys and girls who want to participate in the Fair Lawn All-Sports Association Baseball/Softball program will be held at the Memorial Middle School cafeteria on Saturday, JANUARY 25th and Saturday, FEBRUARY 1st, 1997 from 9:00 AM to 1:00 PM. Late Registration ($10.00 extra fee) - Wednesday, February 5th, 1997 from 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM at the Dobrow Complex, All-Sports building. Every player, including those on teams last year, must register in order to be eligible to play. An adult must complete the registration form. It is not necessary for the youngster to appear at registration.
Small Fry Camp
Fair Lawn children entering kindergarten and first grade this Fall, 1997 may register for Small Fry Day camp. There is a limited registration. The camp will operate between the hours of 9 AM and 12 Noon Monday through Friday at Memorial Park. Activities will include Arts and Crafts, organized games, playground usage, rhythm movement, social skills, active games, story time, and theme days. Also included will be special entertainment features. Snack time will be included which the parent must supply. special tee-shirts will have to be purchased for safety reasons. the cost of the four week session is $100 which does not include the tee-shirt. The cost for the three week session is $75 (without the tee-shirt). Registration will be held on March 3rd and 4th from 6 PM to 7 PM at the Recreation Department on Kipp Street, and between March 5-7 from 8:30 AM to 4:30 PM.
Old Library Theatre Auditions/Events
"Jakes Women" to be presented in March
The Fair Lawn Recreation Department's Old Library Theatre will be presenting Neil Simon's "Jakes Women" directed by Linda Roth to be performed on March 1 2,7,8,9, 15 16. Times are Friday/Saturday at 8pm, Sundays at 7pm, Sunday, March 9 is at 3 PM. Ticket prices are $15.00 general" $10.00 Students/Seniors. Reservations are suggested and can be made by calling (201) 797-3553. The theatre is at 12-56 River Rd. Fair Lawn, NJ.
The Fair Lawn Recreation Department's Old Library Theatre will be holding auditions for its children show, "Little Red Riding Hood" directed by Peg Peet on Saturday, February 22nd at 12:00 noon. Performances wilt be in April. Casting for 4 principle characters- Mother, Little Red Riding Hood, Woodsman, Wolf, 15 chorus members. No age limitation. Be prepared with 1 uptempo reading from the script. All should sing, move well, act and have a feel for broad comedy. For information call 797-3553. The Old Library Theatre is located at 12-56 River Road, Fair Lawn, NJ.
Summer Jobs Available
Applications are now available for summer part-time help to anyone 16 years or older. Positions available are camp counselors for Iroquois/Cherokee, Small Fry Counselors, camp counselors for the Special Education camp, lifeguards, park police, park maintenance, bath house clerk, waterwatch, swim instructors, and playground counselors.
Salary ranges from $5.00 to $8.00 an hour depending on experience and positions applied for. Applications are available at the Recreation Center (20th and Kipp St.) between the hours of 8:30 AM and 4:30 PM Monday through Friday.
Senior Center Open On Saturdays
George Frey, Superintendent of
Recreation and Parks, has announced that the Fair Lawn Senior Citizen
Center is open on Saturdays from
9 AM-3 PM for all Fair Lawn Senior Citizens to socialize and
recreate. Participants can engage in a variety or activities such
as cards, billiards, board games, bingo, reading, or just
socializing with others. No lunch will be served nor will there
be any transportation on Saturdays.
Frey stated that this program was sponsored by the Mental Health Center in their building in which 25 people participated. But due to cuts in funding they could not sponsor it anymore. The Recreation Department met with the Mental Health representative and agreed to adopt the program. Frey feels that the program will expand greatly and that the people who will supervise Saturdays will be a big asset to the Saturday participants.
Morning Aerobics Class - Winter 1997
Aeroslim (low impact/calisthenics class) is a combination of light cardiovascular and toning workouts for your body parts, such as abdomen, hips, thighs, buttocks, and much more.
Cardio Tot Club
Children's Fitness Program Director - Donna J. Neill, certified aerobics instructor
This new and exciting activity is for children between the ages of 2-4 years old. The club's goals are to improve the declining activity levels in today's children by offering a new opportunity for children to be active in a safe and fun environment. The goal is to encourage children to be more active by putting the fun back into physical fitness.
The program curriculum will include and promote total body fitness through aerobics, rhythmic motor activities, and a variety of movement activities in a non-stress and non-competitive atmosphere. Parents will be required to assist children.
A limited registration for the class will be held on February 18th-21st at the Recreation Center. Classes will begin March 7 and run until May 2, 1997.
Adult Activities Now Underway
Fair Lawn Youth Center
The Center activities include free video arcade room, 9ft. shuffle board table, air hockey, ping pong, bumper pool, billiards, video game systems, foosball, checkers, chess, backgammon, and table hockey. Their is a youth lounge with stereo, CD player, TV, Cablevision, Tapes, magazines and more...
Special events throughout the year include free throw contests, eight ball billiards shoot, video high score contest, floor hockey, ping pong, 3-on-3 basketball tourney, holiday dances with D.J and prizes, costume contests, giveaways and souvenirs. For further info on registering (must be Fair Lawn resident - cost is $5) call the Fair Lawn Recreation Department at 796-6746
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