Recreation Weekly Newsletter Feb. 14th

 

ICE SKATE AT YOUR OWN RISK BEHIND THE WARREN PAVILION. PLEASE USE GOOD
JUDGEMENT- THE OUTSIDE TEMPERATURE MUST BE BELOW FREEZING TO BE SKATEABLE.

SPRING & FALL TENNIS REGISTRATION: Registration opens Tues, Feb 18th for Spring & Fall tennis lessons for ages 4 to adult, six 55 minute sessions, cost $100. Register at www.warrennj.org/wtrec.

NATIONAL TENNIS DAY: March 3rd at municipal tennis courts, 4-7pm for ages 4 to adult, FREE. Steve Levin, tennis pro, will showcase the latest teaching techniques for kids 10 & under with low compression balls and
smaller racquets. For adults, Steve will be starting a new program called Cardio Tennis where players burn calories and monitor their target heart rates. Registration opens Tues, Feb 18th at www.warrennj.org/wtrec for a specific time. Open to Warren, Watchung & Green Brook residents only.

RUTGERS SAFETY COURSE FOR COACHES: March 6th from 7pm-10pm at Warren's Court House. Free for Warren & Watchung residents, non-residents $35. Must register online by March 3rd at
http://register.communitypass.net/warrentwp.

ADULT COED VOLLEYBALL: 9/16/13 through May 19 (18+ and out of high school) Sept 16-Oct 28th 8-10pm (no Oct 14th), Nov 4-June 9th 7-10pm, Warren Central School. Must be a Warren, Watchung or Green Brook
resident to participate. Contact John Alapatt at (908) 647-4951 or rjalapatt@yahoo.com.

ADULT COED BASKETBALL: 9/16/13 through May 19 (18+ and out of high school) Mondays 6-10pm, starting September 23rd to Nov. 25. Dec. 2 times change to 7:30pm continuing through March 31, then back to 6pm start time Warren Middle School Gym. Must be a Warren, Watchung or Green Brook resident to participate.

Contact Eric Cheshire at echesh37@aol.com.

Other Community Events and Camps:

BOOKING ONLINE TRAVEL: Feb 22, 10:30-12pm Warren Library, meeting room
Learn how to book your travel online to save time and money. Become familiar with travel sites including Travelocity, Expedia, CruiseCompete, VRBO (Vacation Rentals by Owners), Trip Advisor, Priceline.com, etc.

PANCAKE BREAKFAST: March 2nd at Washington Valley Firehouse from 8am-1pm to benefit Quaid Mobus. Adults $8, Children (under 12) $5.

ONLINE BUSINESS RESOURCES: March 4th, 8:30-10:30am Warren Library. An overview of services offered to small business owners such as Lexis/Nexis, Reference USA & ThomasNet along with government resources that are available. Networking opportunity. A light breakfast will be served.

BASKETS FOR BAMA: March 16th a WHRHS. 3 on 3 Basketball Tournament, All Star Shooting Contest & Silent Auction to benefit Brain Cancer research. For more info, go to www.basketsforbama.com or email
basketsforbama@gmail.com

WATCHUNG RECREATION WOMEN'S VOLLEYBALL: Oct. 7-June 9 held at Valley View School in Watchung (off Stirling Road from Watchung circle) FREE just show up and open to Warren residents. If school is closed, then no volleyball.

SOMERSET COUNTY PARK COMMISSION ENVIRONMENTAL EDUCATION CENTER
190 Lord Stirling Rd, Basking Ridge
Register online www.somersetcountyparks.org or call 908-766-2489

CHILDREN & TEEN PROGRAMS:

BACKYARD BIRDS: Feb 21 from 10:30am-11:30am, $6 per person.

STORY HOUR: Feb 22 from 10:30am-11:30am, ages infant to 5 with a parent, FREE.

THE GREEN TEAM: Feb 22 from 1:00pm-4:00pm, ages 12 to 15 who have to fulfill a community service requirement for school will enjoy the educational and fun activities, FREE.

ADULT & FAMILY PROGRAMS:

BIRD FEEDER BASICS: Feb 20 from 10:30am-11:30am, $6 per person

Blue "BOBO (Buy One - Bring One) Fridays" bins now are located at the Environmental Education Center and Lord Stirling Stable in Basking Ridge, as well as at the Somerset County Park Commission headquarters at North Branch Park in Bridgewater. The public is invited to drop off canned food or personal-care items for donation to Somerset County food banks.

TOWNSHIP SPORTS

NOTE: THE FOLLOWING SPORTS ARE NOT RUN BY THE RECREATION COMMISSION. THEY ARE NON-PROFIT SPORTS. PLEASE GO TO THEIR WEBSITES TO CONTACT THEM.

Warren Youth Basketball Association www.warrenyouthbasketball.org

Warren Baseball/Softball Inc. www.warrenbaseballsoftball.com

Watchung Hills Pop Warner Football/Cheer www.whpw.org

Watchung Hills Soccer Association www.whsa.org

The Hills Lacrosse www.watchunghillslacrosse.org Registration for Spring 2014 season is open Grades 2-8th gr, registration closes Jan 6th for girls & Jan 31st for boys.

Watchung Hills Junior Warrior Football Assoc/Cheer www.whjw.org

Watchung Hills Wrestling Association www.whwa.org Registration open K-8th grade now

Watchung Hills Hockey Club www.jrwarriorshockey.com

Green Brook Roller Hockey Club www.greenbrookhockeyclub.com Registrations open ages 5-17

Jr. Warriors Ice Hockey Club www.jrwarriorshockey.com

All sports are always looking for Coaches, please consider volunteering.