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

Senior Exercise Fall 2023

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Free Ticket$0.00 USD  

Senior Exercise Class Information:
Dates: Every Thursday**, September 7, 2023 to June 20, 2024
Location: Morris Plains Community Center Multipurpose Room
Time: 10 AM to 11 AM
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

Playwriting! Gr3-5 (July 17-21)

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Playwriting!                                                                                             Maximum: 15
Dates:            July 17th – 21st
Time:             12:30 PM – 1:30 PM
Grades:         3rd to 5th
Location:       Morris Plains Community Center
Instructors:    Lorelei Eck
Fee:                $60
Campers will write their own short plays to be performed at the end of the week. Each camper will get the opportunity to write and direct their own play as well as act out with their friends!

Making Music K-2 (July 10-14)

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Making Music                                                                                          Maximum: 15
Dates:            July 10th – 14th
Time:             12:30 PM – 1:30 PM
Grades:          K to 2nd
Location:       Morris Plains Community Center
Instructors:    Lorelei Eck
Fee:                $65
Campers will learn how to make their own musical instruments from household items! They will also learn simple rhythms and chants, and close out the week with a performance with their homemade instruments.

Sport: Cheerleading K-5 (July 17-21)

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Cheerleading                                                Registration:  Minimum:  6  Maximum:  15
Dates:           July 17 – 21
Time:            12:30 PM – 1:30 PM
Participants: Grades: K – 5
Location:       Morris Plains Community Center
Instructors:   Kaydence Curnow (MHS Cheerleader)
Fee:               $60.00
Students will learn basic cheerleading motions and moves progressing to cheers, chants and routines.  A cheerleading demonstration will be held for families at the end of the week!

Sport: Basketball Wk2 (July 24-28) Gr 4-7 – Canceled

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Sport:  Basketball                                         Registration:  Minimum: 8  Maximum: 20
Date:              Week 2 – July 24-28
Time:             12:30 PM – 1:30 PM
Participants: Grades:  4 – 7
Location:       Morris Plains Community Center Basketball Courts
Instructor:     Alex Mahoney / Play Maker Prep
Fee:                $85.00 per week

Kids will be put through a high-intensity, competitive basketball workout with skill development including: shooting, ball-handling, footwork, and scoring moves.  We will play competitive games to wrap up each hour-long session.

Sport: Basketball Wk1 (July 10-14) Gr 4-7

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Sport:  Basketball                                         Registration:  Minimum: 8  Maximum: 20
Date:              Week 1 – July 10 – 14
Time:             12:30 PM – 1:30 PM
Participants: Grades:  4 – 7
Location:       Morris Plains Community Center Basketball Courts
Instructor:     Alex Mahoney / Play Maker Prep
Fee:                $85.00 per week

Kids will be put through a high-intensity, competitive basketball workout with skill development including: shooting, ball-handling, footwork, and scoring moves.  We will play competitive games to wrap up each hour-long session.

Crafty Kitchen Gr K-6 (July 5-7)

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Crafty Kitchen                                                                     Registration:   Maximum: 18
Date:               July 5 – 7 (3 days – NO camp or sessions on July 3rd and 4th)
Time:              12:30 PM – 1:30 PM
Participants:   Grades: K – 6
Location:        Morris Plains Community Center
Instructor:      Ms. Gibbs-Dempski
Fee:                $50
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!

Science Wizards Gr 3-6 (June 26-30)

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Science Wizards                                                                  Registration: Maximum:  18
Dates:            June 26 – 30 (there will be 2 separate sessions this week)
Time:            1:30 PM – 2:30 PM
Grades:          3 – 6
Location:       Morris Plains Community Center
Instructor:     Ms. Gibbs-Dempski
Fee:               $70
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!

Science Wizards K-2 (June 26-30)

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Science Wizards                                                                  Registration: Maximum:  18
Dates:            June 26 – 30 (there will be 2 separate sessions this week)
Time:             12:30 PM – 1:30 PM for grades K-2
Grades:          K – 2
Location:       Morris Plains Community Center
Instructor:     Ms. Gibbs-Dempski
Fee:               $70
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: Summer Set Design Gr 4-9 (July 10-13)

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ART:  Summer Set Design                                                   Registration: Maximum: 20
Date:              July 10 – 13  (4 day)
Time:             12:30 PM – 3:30 PM
Participants:  Grades: 4 – 9
Location:       Morris Plains Borough School Auditorium (Backstage)
Fee:               $80.00
Instructor:     TBD
Students will paint the backdrop and create props for the Summer Theatre Production.

Art: Art Explorers K-6 (July 5-7)

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ART:   Art Explorers                                                            Registration: Maximum: 18
Date:            July 5th – July 7th 
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!

 

Art: Amazing Animal Sculptures! Gr2-8 (July 10-14)

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ART:   Amazing Animal Sculptures!                                   Registration: Maximum: 18
Date:              July 10 – July 14
Time:             12:30 PM – 1:30 PM
Participants:  Grades: 2 – 8
Location:        Morris Plains Community Center
Instructor:      Ms. Gibbs-Dempski
Fee:                $65.00
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!

 

Sport: Tennis Wk2, 5 day (July 24-28) Canceled

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Sport:  TENNIS                                           Registration:  Minimum:  8  Maximum:  16
Date:              Week 2 July 24-28     (5 day)
Time:             1:00 PM – 4:00 PM
Location:       Community Center Tennis Courts
Director:        US Sports Institute / 866-345-BALL
Ages:             5-11 years / boys & girls
Fee:               $199.00 for 5 day

           

 

Sport: Tennis Wk1, 3 day (July 5-7)

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Sport:  TENNIS                                           Registration:  Minimum:  8  Maximum:  16
Date:              Week 1 July 5-7     (3 day)
Time:             1:00 PM – 4:00 PM
Location:       Community Center Tennis Courts
Director:        US Sports Institute / 866-345-BALL
Ages:             5-11 years / boys & girls
Fee:               $119.00 for 3 day

           

 

Sport: Kickball Gr 6-8 (July 17-20) – Canceled

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Sport:  KICKBALL                                         Registration:  Minimum: 8  Maximum:  20
Date:              July 17 – 20  (4 days)
Time:             2:00 – 3:00 pm grades 6th thru 8th
Location:       Central Park Turf – Challenger Field
Director:        Bill Mullen  (MHS Coach / Calvary Flag Football Director)
Grades:         6th thru 8th
Fee:               $60.00
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: Kickball Gr 3-5 (July 17-20) – Canceled

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Sport:  KICKBALL                                         Registration:  Minimum: 8  Maximum:  20
Date:              July 17 – 20  (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:               $60.00
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!

Summer Camp K-5 (Jun 26-July 28)

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Summer Camp  Morris Plains Residents Entering Kindergarten – 5th Grade
Registration is not limited. Summer Camp registration deadline is May 8, 2023.
The Summer Camp Program offers a variety of activities including sports, crafts and games.  
Date:        June 26th  to July 28th.
Time:        9:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Location:  Morris Plains Community Center
Fee:          $350.00 (registration after May 8th is $450.00)

Sport: Flag Football Grade 6-8 (June 26-29)

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Sport:  Flag Football                                     Registration:   Minimum : 8  Maximum 20
Date:              June 26 – 29  (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:           6th thru 8th
Fee:                $60.00
Compete in drills and skills to better your flag football ability.  Finish each session with game play!!

Sport: Dodgeball Gr 6-8 (July 10-13)

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Sport:  DODGE BALL                               Registration:    Minimum: 8    Maximum:  20
Date:              July 10 – 13  (4 days)
Time:           2:00 PM – 3:00 PM grades 6th thru 8th
Location:       Simons Park Turf
Director:        Bill Mullen (MHS Coach / Calvary Flag Football Director)
Grades:         6th thru 8th
Fee:               $60.00
Come play dodge ball.  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!

Sport: Dodgeball Gr3-5 (July 10-13)

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Sport:  DODGE BALL                               Registration:    Minimum: 8    Maximum:  20
Date:              July 10 – 13  (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:               $60.00
Come play dodge ball.  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!

Theatre Workshop / Performance Gr4-12 (June 26-July 27)

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Registration is limited to 25 participants

Date:             June 26th to July 27th  (Monday – Thursday;  4 day, 5 week program)
Time:             12:30 PM – 3:30 PM
Location:       Morris Plains Borough School
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 on July 27 & July 28. The program is co-sponsored by the Morris Plains Recreation Commission and the Morris Plains Municipal Alliance.

Sport: Flag Football Grade 3-5 (June 26-29)

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Sport:  Flag Football                                     Registration:   Minimum : 8  Maximum 20
Date:              June 26 – 29  (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:                $60.00
Compete in drills and skills to better your flag football ability.  Finish each session with game play!!

K-5 Summer Camp Early Drop Off (Jun 26-July 28)

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Early Drop Off  Morris Plains Residents Entering Kindergarten – 5th Grade
Date:         June 26th  to July 28th
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.

Teen Camp Gr 6-9 (June 26 – July 28)

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Registration is not limited.  Summer Camp registration deadline is May 8, 2023.
Date:        June 26th  to July 28th
Time:        9:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Location:  Morris Plains Community Center
Fee:          $350.00 (registration after May 8th is $450.00)
The program will feature age appropriate activities and trips (for an additional fee) for Middle School residents.

Pool Registration

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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

Early Drop Off – Morris Plains Residents Entering K – 5th Grade

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Registration limited to participants registering on or before May 9, 2022.
Early drop off at 8 AM for children attending the “Super Kids 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.Time: 8:00 AM – 9:00 AM
Location: Morris Plains Community Center
Fee: $150.00 – all inclusive; cannot be prorated.

Summer Camp Morris Plains Residents Entering 6th-9th Grade

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Registration is not limited.
The program will feature age appropriate activities and trips (for an additional fee) for Middle School residents.
Date:       June 27th  to July 29th
Time:        9:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Location: Community Center

Summer Camp Morris Plains Residents Entering K- 5th Grade

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Registration is not limited.  Summer Camp registration deadline is May 9, 2022.
The Summer Camp Program offers a variety of activities including sports, crafts and games.  The complete camp activity calendar will be posted on the Borough Website.
Date:        June 27th  to July 29th
Time:        9:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Location: Morris Plains Community Center