Board of Recreation

MAYOR'S HALLOWEEN PARADE - Saturday, October 30 at 10am (Little Franklin Field - behind the Hawthorne Pool. See flyer here.

Hawthorne Fall Soccer Registration now open - Due date: June 6, 2021

Board of Recreation meetings will be in-person starting with the September 8th Meeting at Borough Hall in the Court Room.

July 14th Board of Rec meeting - Virtual Meeting

Wed, Jul 14, 2021 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM (EDT)

Work Sessions

  • 6:30 p.m. on 2nd Wednesday of the month

2021 Regular Meeting Schedule

  • Immediately following Work Session

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Board Overview

The Board of Recreation oversees recreational activities provided by and within the Borough and coordinates the use of the Borough’ s recreational facilities, assisted by a part-time Secretary / Director.
        >Summer Recreation
        > Municipal Pool 

Agendas & Minutes

Agendas are available prior to the meetings. Minutes are available following approval.


Jayne TenKate Director/Secretary  973-427-5555 x309
Don Knepper  Term Expires 12/31/2024
James Hayes, Sr. Term Expires 12/31/2021
Chip Miller Term Expires 12/31/2024
Robert Pasquale Term Expires 12/31/2022
Susan Deitrich  Term Expires 12/31/2021
Melissa Riley Term Expires 12/31/2022
Ken Ross Term Expires 12/31/2021
Bruce Bennett, Council Liaison Term Expires 12/31/2021

Code for Board of Recreation

Chapter 30, Paragraph 30-13, of the Code of the Borough of Hawthorne establishes the Board of Recreation pursuant to N.J.S.A. 40:12-1 et seq. The Board consists of seven members appointed by the Mayor to five-year overlapping terms.

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