Category Archives: Pt. Pleasant

Street Hockey Clinic

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Freeholder John C. Bartlett, Jr., announces that the Ocean County Department of Parks and Recreation will be conducting Street Hockey Clinics.  Using a safe ball or puck, we will learn the basics of this great game.  Join us at the Basketball Court , Beaver Dam Creek County Park, Pt. Pleasant Mondays July 20-August 3 at 10:00-10:45 am,  ages 7-10, Fee $14.00, Program #213332-5A.

A clinic will be held also at Basketball Court at Jakes Branch County Park, Beachwood, Wednesdays July 22 – August 5 at 11:00- 11:45 am, Program #213332-5B

To register, send a check made payable to the “County of Ocean” to: Ocean County Parks and Recreation, 1198 Bandon Road, Toms River, NJ  08753. Please provide name, address and daytime telephone number, along with program number when registering.

To receive more information or to receive a Parks & Recreation Newsletter call toll free

1-877-OCPARKS or visit our website at www.oceancountyparks.org

The Ocean County Board of Chosen Freeholders sponsors this program.

July Events Jenkinson’s Aquarium

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Aquarium Explorers Camp

July 7th – August 27th

Tuesday-Thursday, 9:00-1:00pm

Created for mini-marine biologists ages 5-10. Aquarium Explorers camp will provide children with the chance to learn about aquarium inhabitants through crafts, games, and live animal visits! There will be a different theme each week. For a full description, please visit our website.

Pre-registration & sneakers are required.

$160 per child per week.

You can sign up for multiple weeks.

Registration begins May 2015.

 

Junior Keepers

July 6th – August 24th

Mondays, 8:00-1:00pm

This program provides children ages 10-16 with the opportunity to experience the aquarium from an employee’s point of view. For a full description, please visit our website.

Pre-registration & sneakers are required.

$80 per child per day.

You can sign up for multiple sessions

Registration begins May 2015.

 

Tuesdays July 14th & 28th 8:00-9:30am

Seanet: It’s for the birds!

Walk the beach with our staff while helping them monitor local shorebird populations. Meet in front of the Aquarium at 8:00am sharp. Weather dependent. Ages 9 and up.

 

Every Monday in July and August6:00-6:45pm

Beachcombing

Explore the shore with our staff during this free program and see what you can find! Weather permitting. All ages

 

Every Thursday in July & August5:30-6:30pm

There’s More to the Shore!

Join one of our interpreters on the beach and learn something new about the animals that call the Jersey Shore home. Discover what you can do to keep their home clean.

 

Saturday, July 11th 1:00-4:00pm

Jersey Shore’s Ocean Visitors 

Come see who your neighbors are at the Jersey Shore! Do you know who else enjoys the shore in the summer? The animals! Shorebirds, dolphins, whales, seals, and sharks all call the shore home. Displays, crafts, and talks.

All ages. Included with admission.

 

Saturday, July 11th All Day

Arctic Sea Ice Day

Join us in learning all about the Arctic and how climate change is affecting the entire ecosystem and the animals who call it home.

 

 

 

Jenkinson’s Aquarium is open daily. Aquarium hours are 9:30 am – 5:00 pm Monday through Friday and 10:00 am – 5:00 pm Saturday and Sunday.  Admission prices are $11 for adults, $7.00 for children ages 3-12, children 2 and under are free, and seniors 62 and up are $7.00.  Call 732- 899-1659 for more information or visit www.jenkinsons.com/aquarium  on the web.

 

Jenkinson’s Aquarium is accredited by the Association of Zoos and Aquariums.  The AZA is America’s leading accrediting organization that sets rigorous, professional standards for zoos and aquariums.  The AZA is building North America’s largest wildlife conservation movement by engaging and inspiring the 143 million annual visitors to its member institutions and their communities to care about and take action to help protect wildlife.

 

HOOP IT UP !

Freeholder John C. Bartlett, Jr. announces that the Ocean County Department of Parks and Recreation will be conducting a basic skills program for Basketball.

The program will be held at the Basketball Court, Jakes Branch County Park Mondays, June 29 – July 13 from 9:45-10:30 am.  This is program # 213452-1A

Another class will be held at Beaver Dam Creek County Park, Pt. Pleasant on Tuesdays June 30 – July 14 from 9:30-10:15 am.  Program #213452-1B

Another location will be held at the Patriots County Park, Jackson on Tuesdays, July 21- August 4 from 11:00 am-11:45. This is program # 213452-1C

The fee is $14.00 per child, ages 7-10 years.

Bring your own basketball, wear sneakers and bring a cold drink.

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To register, send a check made payable to the County of Ocean to: Ocean County Parks and Recreation, 1198 Bandon Road, Toms River, NJ  08753.  Please provide name, address and daytime telephone number, along with program # when registering.

Many other kids’ sports programs are planned for the summer.  To receive more information or to receive a Parks & Recreation Newsletter call 732-506-9090 or visit our website at www.oceacountyparks.org

Little Kickers Soccer

Freeholder John C. Bartlett, Jr., announces that the Ocean County Department of Parks and Recreation will be conducting a beginner soccer  program for children ages 4-7.  Players will learn the fundamentals, as well as strategy, teamwork and sportsmanship.   Please bring your own soccer ball. The fee is $14.00 per child.

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*Location: Soccer Field # 1, Jakes Branch County Park, Beachwood

Date: Mondays, June 29- July 113

Time: 11:00 -11:45   am………………………….#213312-2A

 

*Location: Soccer Field, Beaver Dam Creek County Park, Pt. Pleasant

Date: Tuesdays, June 30-July 14

Time: 11:00 – 11:45 am…………………………..#213312-2B

 

 

*Location:  Soccer Field C, Patriots County Park, Jackson

Date:  Tuesdays, July 21-August 4…………………#213312-2C

Time:  10:00-10:45 am

 

Note:  Rain days cannot be re-scheduled

 

To register, send a check made payable to the “County of Ocean” to: Ocean County Parks and Recreation, 1198 Bandon Road, Toms River, NJ  08753. Please provide name, address and daytime telephone number, along with program # when registering.

To receive more information or to receive a Parks & Recreation Newsletter call 732-506-9090 or visit our website at www.oceacountyparks.org

Little Rookies T-Ball Basics

Freeholder John C. Bartlett, Jr., announces that the Ocean County Department of Parks and Recreation will be conducting T-Ball classes. Please bring your own baseball glove.  Rain dates cannot be rescheduled. The fee for each session is $14.00 per child, ages 4-7.

t-ballLocation: Softball Field B, Jakes Branch County Park, Beachwood

Date: Mondays- , Jun 29- July 13

Time:  1:00 -1:45 pm

Program # 213312-1A

Location:  Softball Field, Beaver Dam Creek County Park, Pt. Pleasant

Date: Tuesdays June 30- July 14

Time: 1:00 – 1:45

Program # 213312-1B

Location: Lake Shenandoah County Park, Lakewood, Field 1

Date: Wednesdays July 1-15

Time: 9:30- 10:15

Program #213312-1C

Location: Softball Field, Jersey City Ave. and Rt. 35 South, Lavallette

Date:  Monday-Thursday, July 27-30

Time:  1:00-1:45 pm

Program # 213312-1D

 

To register, send a check made payable to the “County of Ocean” to: Ocean County Park

and Recreation, 1198 Bandon Road, Toms River, NJ  08753.  Please provide name, address and daytime telephone number, along with program # when registering

To receive more information or to receive a Parks & Recreation Newsletter call 732-506-9090 or visit the web site at www.oceancountyparks.org