The mission of Morris Plains Recreation is to offer residents a wide variety of programs and events to enhance health, education, the arts, and a sense of community in the Borough. The responsibility of recreation is shared by the Recreation Commission, and employees of the Recreation Department in the Borough.
Recreation Department Members
- Karleen Leahey: Recreation Director and Secretary to the Recreation Commission
- Lysa Gagliardi: Recreation Events Coordinator
- Jake Cahill: Summer Programs Director
- Cathie Kelly: Town Council Liaison to the Recreation Commission
Morris Plains Recreation Commission
Visit the Recreation Commission page for information.
Events and Activities
The Recreation Department sponsors programs and events for families, adults, senior citizens and children. Link to page for a detailed list of programs and events.
Event details and registration will be available on the News and Announcements section of the Borough website home page and in the Borough weekly email as they become available.
Summer Camp and Enhancement Programs
Please visit our Summer Camp page for a description of the Borough’s Summer Recreation Camp and Enhancement Programs.
Each year, the Borough of Morris Plains seeks applicants for openings for:
- Summer Camp Counselors
- Summer Enhancement Program Instructors
- Lifeguards for Community Park Pool
- Snack Bar workers for Community Park Pool
Applicants must have completed freshman year of high school and must be able to obtain working papers. Lifeguards must also have current lifeguard certification. Preference will be given to residents of the Borough of Morris Plains.
Use of the Community Center
Visit the Community Center page to learn about use of the Morris Plains Community Center.
Use of Borough Parks and Pavilion
Visit the Park Use page to learn about Borough Parks & Pavilions.