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Mendham Township Recreation
Current Programs

 973-543-4555  ext.222
Steve Eisenstein, Recreation Director
 To receive recreation program updates by email  Click Here
For Fall US Sports Institute Programs in Mendham Township click here.

The Mendham Township Recreation Commission is sponsoring a MOVIE NIGHT IN THE PARK!

“The Secret Life of Pets”

Friday, October 6th

The movie begins at 7pm at Ralston Playground!


A fun filled family event; bring your own chairs & blankets! Popcorn, Refreshments and Candy will be available beginning at 6pm.


Beginning at 5:30 you will have the opportunity to:

~Speak with Recreation Commission members regarding the status and plans for the new Ralston Playground.

~Receive information from Schiff Natural Preserve on upcoming activities and events.

In the event of inclement weather please check the township website, There is no rain date for this event.

Mendham Township Recreation Announces a trip to the

American Museum of Natural History


Rose Center for Earth & Space

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       WHEN:               Saturday, December 2, 2017

                          DEPARTS:          8:30 a.m. from Town Hall Parking Lot

  RETURNS:         3:00 p.m. from Museum

     FEE:                       $49/person (ages 13 & up)

                                $38/person (ages 2-12)

                             Includes: admission to museum, Rose Center, Imax, space

      show, special exhibitions and charter bus transportation.

For more information please contact the Recreation Office at
973-543-4555 x 222.
  You can register in person at the Recreation Office located at Town Hall or detach the registration form and mail to:

Mendham Township Recreation

P.O. Box 520

2 West Main Street, Brookside, NJ 07926.



Smart Sitter is a hands on, safety based baby-sitter training program designed to teach young people, ages 11-16, the many skills of becoming a baby-sitter.  Smart Sitters extensive curriculum, taught by Registered Nurses, covers the care of infants through school-age children.  Diapering, feeding, playtime activities, basic first aid, handling choking emergencies, fire safety and prevention, the business of baby-sitting and safety for the sitter are all taught. Participants will receive a Smart Sitter manual complete with family emergency forms, plus a Smart-Sitter certificate upon completion. 


When:    Saturday November 4, 2017

Time:      9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.  (bring a lunch)

Where:   Mendham Township Municipal Building 2 West Main Street, Brookside.

$60 (checks payable to Mendham Township Recreation).

For SmartSitter registration forms click here.



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Help Us Rebuild Ralston Playground for Generations to Come!


WMJWC along with the Mendham Township Recreation Department need your help to rebuild Ralston Playground with sustainable and permanent equipment that will last well into the future. The original vision for this playground as a historical representative of the Ralston area will be kept intact. As a community, we honor the original mission of this space, as a gathering place for families and children to connect and play - while also protecting and maintaining the beauty of our shared history.

Please support us as we kick off this campaign to raise $200,000 and share your enthusiasm for a place many of us have enjoyed!


Purchase an engraved brick and pave the way for future
of play! 


Only 500 personalized bricks are available and will be used to lay the path to the new playground. These engraved bricks are a great opportunity to honor a family member or loved one, or to celebrate your love for our community! Leave your mark today!


Standard size brick (4"x8"): $200
Large brick (8"x8"): $350


To purchase your brick click here

 To donate click here



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