Morris Plains the Community of Caring
531 Speedwell Ave, Morris Plains, NJ 07950     973-538-2224

Summer Camp K-5 (Jun 24-July 26)

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Summer Camp K-5 Late$450.00 USD  

Summer Camp  Morris Plains Residents Entering Kindergarten – 5th Grade
Registration is not limited. Summer Camp registration deadline is May 6, 2024.
The Summer Camp Program offers a variety of activities including sports, crafts and games.  
Date:        June 24th  to July 26th.
Time:        9:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Location:  Morris Plains Community Center
Fee:          $350.00 (registration after May 6th is $450.00)

Summer Camp Early Drop Off K-5 (Jun 24-July 26)

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Early Drop Off$150.00 USD  

Early Drop Off  Morris Plains Residents Entering Kindergarten – 5th Grade
Date:         June 24th  to July 26th
Time:        8:00 AM – 9:00 AM
Location:  Morris Plains Community Center
Fee:          $150.00 – all inclusive; cannot be prorated.
Early drop off at 8 AM for children attending camp at Community Park, Grades K-5.  Children may bring their own breakfast.  They will be escorted to their appropriate camp drop off location at 9 AM.

Sport: Developmental Level Tennis (ages 8-10) Tues 7/9-8/13

Details Price Qty
Developmental Tennis 8-10$164.00 USD  

Location: Community Center Tennis Courts
Director: US Sports Institute / 866-345-BALL
Ages: 8-10
6-6:60 pm
Fee: $164 for 6 sessions

           

 

Sport: Foundation Level Tennis (ages 8-10) Tues 7/9-8/13

Details Price Qty
Foundation Tennis 8-10$164.00 USD  

Location: Community Center Tennis Courts
Director: US Sports Institute / 866-345-BALL
Ages: 8-10
4-4:50 pm

Fee: $164 for 6 sessions

           

 

Sport: Dodgeball Gr3-5 (June 24-27)

Details Price Qty
Dodgeball 3-5$70.00 USD  

Sport:  DODGE BALL                               Registration:    Minimum: 8    Maximum:  20
Date:              June 24-27  (4 days)
Time:             1:00 PM – 2:00 PM grades 3rd thru 5th
Location:       Simons Park Turf
Director:        Bill Mullen (MHS Coach / Calvary Flag Football Director)
Grades:         3rd thru 5th
Fee:               $70.00
Come play dodgeball. With modifications each time you play from every man for themselves
or regular team style. Throwing balls at your friends is a national past-time!

Locatelli Sports Camp Gr 6-9 July 8-12

Details Price Qty
Locatelli Week 1$125.00 USD  

Locatelli Sports Camp Minimum:8 Maximum: 40
Date: July 8 – July 12 (5 days) week 1

Time: 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM
Location: Community Center Fields
Director: TJ Locatelli / Borough School Teacher & Coach
Grades: 6th – 9th grade
Fee: $125.00 each
Locatelli Sports Camp will offer a variety of sports and games such as capture the flag,
handball, ultimate frisbee, basketball, and more! Each day we will pick a few different
activities and compete while campers learn sportsmanship, teamwork, and social skills!

Sport: Flag Football Grade 3-5 (July 15-18)

Details Price Qty
Flag Football Gr 3-5$70.00 USD  

Sport:  Flag Football                                     Registration:   Minimum : 8  Maximum 20
Date:              July 15-18  (4 days)
Time:             1:00 PM – 2:00 PM grades 3rd thru 5th
Location:       Simons Park Turf
Director:         Bill Mullen  (MHS Coach / Calvary Flag Football Director)
Grades:          3rd thru 5th
Fee:                $70.00
Learn the skills and drills of Flag football. Then practice your skills in an organized game of 5 v 5.

Sport: Dodgeball Gr 6-8 (June 24-27)

Details Price Qty
Dodgeball 6-8$70.00 USD  

Sport:  DODGE BALL                               Registration:    Minimum: 8    Maximum:  20
Date:              June 24-27  (4 days)
Time:             2:00 PM – 3:00 PM grades 6-8
Location:       Simons Park Turf
Director:        Bill Mullen (MHS Coach / Calvary Flag Football Director)
Grades:         6-8
Fee:               $70.00
Come play dodgeball. With modifications each time you play from every man for themselves
or regular team style. Throwing balls at your friends is a national past-time!

Locatelli Sports Camp Gr 6-9 July 22-26

Details Price Qty
Locatelli week 2$125.00 USD  

Locatelli Sports Camp Minimum:8 Maximum: 40
July 22 – July 26 (5 days) week 2

Time: 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM
Location: Community Center Fields
Director: TJ Locatelli / Borough School Teacher & Coach
Grades: 6th – 9th grade
Fee: $125.00 each
Locatelli Sports Camp will offer a variety of sports and games such as capture the flag,
handball, ultimate frisbee, basketball, and more! Each day we will pick a few different
activities and compete while campers learn sportsmanship, teamwork, and social skills!

Science Wizards K-2/3 July 15-19

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Science Wizards K-2/3$70.00 USD  Sold Out

Science Wizards Registration: Max: 18
Dates: July 15 – July 19 (there will be 2 separate sessions this week)
Time: 12:30 PM – 1:30 PM for grades K-2nd/3rd
Location: Morris Plains Community Center
Instructor: Ms. Gibbs-Dempski
Fee: $70 each session
If you like experimenting, getting messy and playing with the ooey and gooey, this course is for
you! We will be exploring science and mixing all kinds of materials together to get some really
cool reactions. If you have ever wondered what elephant toothpaste is, how to make your own
bouncy ball, slime or flubber, this course is for you!

Sport: Developmental Level Tennis (ages 11-14) Tues 7/9-8/13

Details Price Qty
Developmental Tennis 11-14$164.00 USD  

Location: Community Center Tennis Courts
Director: US Sports Institute / 866-345-BALL
Ages: 11-14
7-7:50 pm
Fee: $164 for 6 sessions

           

 

Summer Teen Camp Gr 6-9 (June 24 – July 26)

Details Price Qty
Teen Camp Late$450.00 USD  

Registration is not limited.  Summer Camp registration deadline is May 8, 2023.
Date:        June 24th  to July 26th
Time:        9:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Location: Teen Center
Fee:          $350.00 (registration after May 6th is $450.00)
The program will feature age appropriate activities and trips (for an additional fee) for Middle School residents.

Sport – Kickball Gr 6-8 (July 22-25)

Details Price Qty
Kickball 3-5$70.00 USD  

Sport:  KICKBALL                                         Registration:  Minimum: 8  Maximum:  20
Date:              July 22-25  (4 days)
Time:             2:00-3:00 grades 6th-8th
Location:       Central Park Turf – Challenger Field
Director:        Bill Mullen  (MHS Coach / Calvary Flag Football Director)
Grades:         6th – 8th
Fee:               $70.00
Come play kickball at a field designed for kickball.  Play against your friends and see if you have what it takes to win the day!

Science Wizards Gr 3-6 July 15-19

Details Price Qty
Science Wizards K3-6$70.00 USD  

Science Wizards Registration: Max: 18
Dates: July 15 – July 19 (there will be 2 separate sessions this week)
1:30 PM – 2:30 PM for grades 3rd-6th
Location: Morris Plains Community Center
Instructor: Ms. Gibbs-Dempski
Fee: $70 each session
If you like experimenting, getting messy and playing with the ooey and gooey, this course is for
you! We will be exploring science and mixing all kinds of materials together to get some really
cool reactions. If you have ever wondered what elephant toothpaste is, how to make your own
bouncy ball, slime or flubber, this course is for you!

Art: Art Explorers K-6 (July 1-3)

Details Price Qty
Art Explorers$55.00 USD  

ART:   Art Explorers                                                            Registration: Maximum: 18
Date: July 1st – July 3rd (3 sessions)

Time: 1:30 PM – 2:30 PM
Grades: K – 6th
Location: Morris Plains Community Center
Instructor: Ms. Gibbs-Dempski
Fee: $55
Grab your passports because we are going on a journey around the world! From pyramids to
pottery we will be creating artwork inspired by different countries and cultures! The
possibilities are endless and students will have a great time exploring the world through art!

CHEER Camp! Gr K-5 June 24-28

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Cheer Camp$60.00 USD  Sold Out


CHEER Camp!  Registration: Min: 8 Max: 25
Dates: June 24th – June 28th
Time: 12:30 PM – 1:30 PM
Grades: K – 5
Location: Morris Plains Community Center
Instructors: Kaydence Curnow (MHS Cheerleader / College Student)
Fee: $60.00
Throughout the week, the kids will learn multiple cheerleading skills from a former varsity
cheerleader. They will learn a dance and multiple cheers, as well as basic moves and
techniques. There will also be some games, activities and a showcase for the parents on the
last day!

Theatre Workshop / Performance Gr 4-12 (June 24-July 26)

Details Price Qty
Theatre (Gr 4-12)$260.00 USD  Sold Out


Registration is limited to 25 participants

Date:             June 24th to July 26th  (Monday – Thursday;  4 day, 5 week program)
Time:             12:30 PM – 3:30 PM
Location:      Morris Plains Community Center Multipurpose Room
Director:        Sarah Washington
Participants: Students entering 4th – 12th Grade

 

The five week workshop will culminate with participants presenting the 17th Annual Morris Plains Musical Theatrical Performance.

Crafty Kitchen K-6 July 1-3

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Crafty Kitchen$55.00 USD  Sold Out

Crafty Kitchen Registration: Max: 18
Date: July 1 – July 3 (3 days)
Time: 12:30 PM – 1:30 PM
Participants: Grades: K – 6
Location: Morris Plains Community Center
Instructor: Ms. Gibbs-Dempski
Fee: $55
Like to cook? Like to eat? Like to create? If you answered yes to any or all of these questions,
this course is for you! From making candy sushi to “dirt” pie, we will be creating snacks that
look and taste great! Get ready for a delightful and delicious kitchen experience!

Sport: Foundation Level Tennis (ages 11-14) Tues 7/9-8/13

Details Price Qty
Foundatin Tennis 11-14$164.00 USD  

Location: Community Center Tennis Courts
Director: US Sports Institute / 866-345-BALL
Ages: 11-14
5-5:50 pm
Fee: $164 for 6 sessions

           

 

YOGA for Teen Athletes (grades 6-8) July 22 – 26

Details Price Qty
Yoga Teen$85.00 USD  

July 22 – July 26 / Yoga for Teen Athletes (grades 6-8)
Time: 12:30 PM – 1:30 PM
Location: Morris Plains Community Center
Instructor: Julie Rebels / Trauma informed registered instructor with Yoga Alliance
Fee: $85 each session

Grade 6-8: Athletes are already capable of amazing things — practicing yoga will increase strength, agility & focus. Learn how to breathe
while challenging your body physically, and to be more balanced in your sport of choice. Moving your body in new and different directions
promotes flexibility to help prevent injury and keep you playing harder for longer. Each class will include mindfulness, movement & recovery.
No prior yoga experience is necessary! Please bring your own water bottle, exercise mat or large towel.

ACTION Sports Week Gr 1-4 July 8 – 12

Details Price Qty
Action Sports$70.00 USD  

ACTION Sports Week Minimum:8 Maximum: 30

Date: July 8 – 12 (5 days)
Time: 12:30 PM – 1:30 PM grades 1st thru 4th
Location: Community Center Multipurpose Room
Director: Bill Mullen (MHS Coach / Calvary Flag Football Director)
Grades: 1st grade thru 4th grade
Fee: $70.00
New and fun action packed games every day of the week;
Dodgeball, Kickball, Flag Football , Basketball , Capture the flag

Sport: Basketball Grade 5-9 (July 15-19)

Details Price Qty
Basketball$95.00 USD  

Basketball Minimum: 8 Max: 20
Date: July 15th – July 19th (5 days)
Time: 12:30 PM – 1:45 PM
Participants: Grades: 5-9
Location: Morris Plains Community Center Basketball Courts
Instructor: Alex Mahoney / Playmaker Prep
Fee: $95.00 per week
Alex Mahony was a High School coach for 17 years, and currently runs a basketball training
facility in Randolph. We will teach the participants different drills and techniques to improve
their basketball fundamentals, as well as play some fun and competitive games

STEM – Harry Potter Gr4-8 6/24-28

Details Price Qty
STEM-HP$70.00 USD  

STEM – Harry Potter Min: 6 Max: 18
Dates: June 24th – June 28th
Time: 12:30 PM – 1:30 PM
Grades: 4th – 8th
Location: Morris Plains Community Center
Instructors: Sheryl McNichol
Fee: $70.00
These exciting Harry Potter STEM Activities will transform your child into science wizards and
have them hooked. Great at sneaking cool science concepts, these Harry Potter Experiments
work like magic at building young muggles’ interest in STEM.

Let’s Make Jewelry Gr 3-5 July 8-12

Details Price Qty
Jewelry$85.00 USD  

Let’s Make Jewelry! Registration: Max: 18
Date: July 8 – July 12 (5 day)
Time: 12:30 PM – 1:30 PM
Participants: Grades: 3-5
Location: Morris Plains Community Center
Instructor: Sheryl McNichol
Fee: $85.00
Campers will discover the art of making their very own jewelry! We’ll focus on a variety of
techniques to complete several chosen projects such as necklaces, bracelets, earrings.

Making Music K-2 July 8-12

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Making Music$70.00 USD  

Making Music Minimum: 4 Maximum: 15
Dates: July 8th – 12th (5 day)
Time: 12:30 PM – 1:30 PM
Grades: K to 2nd
Location: Morris Plains Community Center
Instructors: Lorelei Eck
Fee: $70
Campers will make 5 musical instruments out of household materials. They will also gain musical skills
such as rhythm and melody, and play musical games with their homemade instruments. This program will
conclude in a brief performance picked and designed by campers.xperience!

Art: Amazing Animal Sculptures! Gr K-8 (July 8-12)

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Animal Sculptures$70.00 USD  Sold Out


Registration: Max: 18
Date: July 8 – July 12 (5 day)
Time: 12:30 PM – 1:30 PM
Participants: Grades: K – 8
Location: Morris Plains Community Center
Instructor: Ms. Gibbs-Dempski
Fee: $70.00
We are taking artwork to the next dimension…three-dimensions! In this class, students will be
creating colorful sculptures using plaster. They will create an animal sculpture or bust for the
wall and decorate it in bright colors and patterns. This will make for a very interesting and
colorful zoo!

 

Learning Ukulele Gr 3-5 July 15-19

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Learning Ukulele$70.00 USD  

Learning Ukulele Minimum: 4 Maximum: 15
Dates: July 15 – July 19 (5 day)
Time: 12:30 PM – 1:30 PM
Grades: 3rd to 5th
Location: Morris Plains Community Center
Instructors: Lorelei Eck
Fee: $70
Campers will learn the basics of playing ukulele including different “pop” songs, chords, and
rhythmic elements such as strum patterns. They will also engage in musical games and
activities. Campers will walk away from this program with their own ukulele and musical skills.
The program will end with a brief performance chosen by campers.

Sport – Kickball Gr 3-5 (July 22-25)

Details Price Qty
Kickball 3-5$70.00 USD  

Sport:  KICKBALL                                         Registration:  Minimum: 8  Maximum:  20
Date:              July 22-25  (4 days)
Time:             1:00 PM – 2:00 PM grades 3rd thru 5th
Location:       Central Park Turf – Challenger Field
Director:        Bill Mullen  (MHS Coach / Calvary Flag Football Director)
Grades:         3rd thru 5th
Fee:               $70.00
Come play kickball at a field designed for kickball.  Play against your friends and see if you have what it takes to win the day!

Sport: Flag Football Grade 6-8 (July 15-18)

Details Price Qty
Flag Football Gr 6-8$70.00 USD  

Sport:  Flag Football                                     Registration:   Minimum : 8  Maximum 20
Date:              July 15-18  (4 days)
Time:             2:00 PM – 3:00 PM grades 6-8
Location:       Simons Park Turf
Director:         Bill Mullen  (MHS Coach / Calvary Flag Football Director)
Grades:          3rd thru 5th
Fee:                $70.00
Learn the skills and drills of Flag football. Then practice your skills in an organized game of 5 v 5.

YOGA Kids Yoga Gr 3-5 July 15 – July 19

Details Price Qty
Yoga Kids Gr 3-5$85.00 USD  

Minimum: 2 Maximum: 10
Dates: 
July 15 – July 19 / Kids Yoga (grades 3-5)
Time: 12:30 PM – 1:30 PM

Location: Morris Plains Community Center
Instructor: Julie Rebels / Trauma informed registered instructor with Yoga Alliance
Fee: $85 each session
Grades 3-5: Join us for a Kids Yoga adventure designed for big kids. Through movement, storytelling, and sensory exploration, children will
practice coordination, balance, focus and body awareness. No prior yoga experience is necessary. Children can expect to use their
imagination, move their bodies in new ways and be introduced to mindfulness practices. Please bring your own water bottle, exercise mat
or large towel.

YOGA Little Yogis K-2 July 8-12

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Little Yogis$85.00 USD  

Dates: July 8 – July 12 / Little Yogis (grades K-2)
Time: 12:30 PM – 1:30 PM
Location: Morris Plains Community Center
Instructor: Julie Rebels / Trauma informed registered instructor with Yoga Alliance
Fee: $85 each session
Grades K-2: Children need tools to self-soothe, manage stress & express themselves. Miss Julie takes a fun creative
approach to movement, meditation, breath work and relaxation in a safe supportive environment. Little Yogis Yoga
improves coordination & balance, body awareness & spatial skills, boosts self-esteem & confidence. Please bring your
own water bottle, exercise mat or large towel.

 

Family Fitness Morning May 18th @ Community Ctr 10:30 – 11:15 Tae Kwon Do

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Martial Arts skills and drills make learning fun and informative for each student. Instructor John Hertzel teaches using positive reinforcement, reiterating self discipline and self control. This is a family program and parents are encouraged to join in the activity! Parents should plan to be in the room and either participate with their child(ren) or observe from the sidelines.  

Family Fitness Morning May 18th @ Community Ctr 8:30 – 9:30 Archery

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The archery presentation is aimed at improving daily social, academic, mental and life performance among school age students.   Participants learn focus, self-control, discipline, patience, and the life lessons required to be successful in the classroom and in life as a whole.  Those who participate will learn the steps to follow, safety and develop a deeper understanding of the sport of archery and how to take it to the next level.  Every participant will be able to make a string bow to take with them and practice.

Family Fitness Morning May 18th @ Community Ctr 8:00 – 8:45 Pure Barre

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Pure Barre is a high-intensity, low impact workout that is the fastest, most-effective way to change the shape of your body! Pure Barre focuses on small movements that result in big changes to improve strength, cardio endurance, flexibility, coordination and balance for people of all fitness levels. BRING YOUR OWN MAT OR YOGA TOWEL.

Pool Registration 2024

Details Price Qty
Resident Family$425.00 USD  
Resident Couple$300.00 USD  
Resident Single (Age 12-61)$225.00 USD  
Resident Senior Couple (62+)$150.00 USD  
Resident Senior Single$100.00 USD  
Resident Swim Team Pool Access (per child)$200.00 USD  
Non-Resident Family$475.00 USD  
Non-Resident Couple$385.00 USD  
Non-Resident Single (12-61)$300.00 USD  
Non-Resident Senior Couple (62+)$225.00 USD  
Non-Resident Senior Single (62+)$150.00 USD  
Babysitter (with couple or family, resident or non-resident))$100.00 USD  
Replacement Badge(s)$10.00 USD  

Senior Exercise Fall 2023-Spring 2024

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Senior Exercise Class Information:
Dates: Every Thursday**, September 7, 2023 to June 20, 2024
Fee: Morris Plains Residents: NO FEE
Residents from towns offering a free, reciprocal program : NO FEE

**No class Thanksgiving (November 23, 2023)
No Class when the Morris Plains Borough School closes for inclement weather.

Permit Application – 2023 Town Wide Garage Sale

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garage sale

This is the online application for the Town Wide Garage Sale Weekend (Oct 7-8 2023).  Please add 1 item to cart and proceed to registration. Once you complete it, you can pay either online via MuniciPAY (nonrefundable $3 transaction fee to MuniciPAY applies), or directly to Recreation at the Community Center. When submitting payment, it is important to put your invoice # in MuniciPAY or on your check and/or print out your confirmation of application to submit with your check. Payment instructions will be emailed after you complete your registration. For any technical assistance regarding online registration please email webmaster@morrisplainsboro.org.

  • Payment must be received by 9/29 to receive a permit and be listed in the booklet
  • All permits will be emailed by prior to garage sale weekend, regardless of whether you apply in person, by mail, or online
  • Sale is rain or shine and there are no refunds.
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Morris Plains Community Center, 51 Jim Fear Drive, Morris Plains, NJ 07950.
Hours of Operation: Monday through Thursday, 9:00 a.m. until 4:00 p.m.
Karleen Leahey, Recreation Director and Secretary to the Recreation Commission
Telephone: 973-538-3544
Email: kleahey@morrisplainsboro.org
Tech Support Email webmaster@morrisplainsboro.org

Permit Application – Town Wide Garage Sale Oct 1-2 – CLOSED for new registrations

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garage sale

This is the online application for the Town Wide Garage Sale Weekend.  Please add 1 item to cart and proceed to registration. Once you complete it, you can pay either online via MuniciPAY ($3 transaction fee to MuniciPAY applies), or directly to Recreation at the Community Center. When submitting payment, it is important to put your invoice # in MuniciPAY or on your check and/or print out your confirmation of application to submit with your check. Payment instructions will be emailed after you complete your registration. For any technical assistance regarding online registration please email webmaster@morrisplainsboro.org.

  • Payment must be received by 9/26 to receive a permit and be listed in the booklet
  • All permits will be emailed by 9/28, prior to garage sale weekend, regardless of whether you apply in person, by mail, or online
  • Sale is rain or shine and there are no refunds.

Morris Plains Community Center, 51 Jim Fear Drive, Morris Plains, NJ 07950.
Hours of Operation: Monday through Thursday, 9:00 a.m. until 4:00 p.m.
Karleen Leahey, Recreation Director and Secretary to the Recreation Commission
Telephone: 973-538-3544
Email: kleahey@morrisplainsboro.org
Tech Support Email webmaster@morrisplainsboro.org