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Boonton Township/ Lake Hiawatha

Event : Senior Exercise/Fitness Classes

Location : Parsippany Community Center

1130 Knoll Road Boonton Township/ Lake Hiawatha,NJ 07005

Phone : (973)263-7351

Hours of Operation : Varies, start at 9:30 AM

Months Open :

Date : Monday, Wednesday and Thursday mornings

Time :

Fee : $3.00 per class, please call to confirm classes are in session

Site: http://www.parsippany.net/departments/human-services/

Detail : Each class is taught by a certified fitness instructor specializing in older adult fitness. Comfortable clothing and sneakers with good support a must. Fitness class schedules are available at the center.




Boonton Township

Event : Tourne County Park Information

Location : Tourne County Park

1 Old Denville Rd. Boonton Township,NJ 07005

Phone : (973)326-7600

Hours of Operation : Sunrise - Sunset

Months Open : Year Round

Date : Year Round

Time : Sunrise - Sunset

Fee : FREE!

Site: http://morrisparks.net/index.php/parks/tourne-county-park

Detail : Tourne County Park offers recreational opportunities throughout all seasons: hiking, fishing, horseback riding, cross-country skiing, and sledding. Aside from picnic tables and camp sites, this park offers a panoramic view of the New York City skyline.




Boonton/Lake Hiawatha

Event : FREE Exercise Room for Parsippany Seniors!

Location : Parsippany Community Center

1130 Knoll Road Boonton/Lake Hiawatha,NJ 07005

Phone : (973)263-7351

Hours of Operation :

Months Open :

Date : Mondays-Fridays

Time : 9:30am – 4:30pm

Fee : $0.00 for Seniors

Site: http://www.parsippany.net/departments/human-services/

Detail : The exercise room is open to all free of charge. A physician’s release form and waiver must be completed in order to use the equipment: treadmills, exercise bicycles and steppers. The exercise room is open 9:30am – 4:30pm, Monday through Friday. Call the Office On Aging (973) 263-7351 or 7352 for the release forms.




Boonton

Event : Baby and Me Hike

Location : Tourne County Park

Old Denville Rd Boonton,NJ 07005

Phone : (973)635-6629

Hours of Operation : 9:30 a.m. - 11 a.m.

Months Open : May Event

Date : 05/24/2017

Time : 9:30 a.m. - 11 a.m.

Fee : $2 per adult

Site: http://m66.siteground.biz/

Detail : Put your baby in a backpack and explore one of many wonderful Morris County area trails. All adults are welcome. MUST REGISTER: To register, 973-635-6629.




Chatham

Event : Toddler Trek: Turtle Time! Ages 2 & 3

Location : Great Swamp Outdoor Education Center

247 Southern Blvd Chatham,NJ 07928

Phone : (973)635-6629

Hours of Operation : 9:30 a.m. - 10:30 a.m or 10:45 a.m. - 11:45 a.m.

Months Open : May Event

Date : 05/23/2017

Time : 9:30 a.m. - 10:30 a.m or 10:45 a.m. - 11:45 a.m.

Fee : $5 per child

Site: http://m66.siteground.biz/

Detail : Enjoy a story read aloud. Learn about turtles during a walk and hands-on activities. Adult presence necessary.



Event : Weekend Family Walk: All Ages

Location : Great Swamp Outdoor Education Center

247 Southern Blvd Chatham,NJ 07928

Phone : (973)635-6629

Hours of Operation : 10 a.m. - 11 a.m.

Months Open : May Event

Date : 05/21/2017

Time : 10 a.m. - 11 a.m.

Fee : $2 per person ages 3+

Site: http://m66.siteground.biz/

Detail : Take to the trails to discover the unique animals and plants. Everyone’s sure to learn some amazing new nature facts.




Chester

Event : Cooper Mill Trail

Location : Black River Cluster Morris County Park / Kay Environmental Center

200 Pottersville Road Chester,NJ 07930

Phone : (908)879-0566

Hours of Operation : Sunrise - Sunset

Months Open : Year Round

Date : Year Round

Time : N/A

Fee : FREE

Site: http://www.nynjtc.org/park/black-river-subregion

Detail : Park contains narrow rocky trails. Park trails can be used for hiking and mountain biking.




Convent Station

Event : Chair Exercise Program for Seniors

Location : Municipal Building/Senior Activity Room

50 Woodland Ave. Convent Station,NJ 07961

Phone : (973)326-7400

Hours of Operation : 8:30 AM- 4:30 PM

Months Open : Year Round, Holidays excluded

Date : Every Friday

Time : 9:30 AM

Fee : $0.00 for Seniors

Site: http://www.morristwp.com/196/Senior-Activities

Detail : Call to sign up! A gentle non-impact program designed for the continuance of healthy seniors & to maintain fitness.




Denville

Event : Park Information

Location : Jonathan's Woods

Old Beach Glen Denville,NJ 07834

Phone : (973)326-7600

Hours of Operation : Sunrise - Sunset

Months Open : Year Round

Date :

Time : Sunrise - Sunset

Fee :

Site: http://m66.siteground.biz/

Detail : Hiking and wildlife viewing are the favorite fall activities at this facility. When the snow falls, you can enjoy the brisk winter weather by cross-country skiing and snowshoeing.




Dover

Event : Dover Walks Weekly Summer Family Event! (pets welcomed)

Location : Meet Head Start of Morris County (parking lot), event held at Crescent Field

18 Thompson Ave. Dover,NJ 07801

Phone : (973)620-9711

Hours of Operation : 10 a.m. - 12 noon

Months Open : SUMMER 2017 DATES COMING SOON!

Date : Every Saturday

Time : 10 AM

Fee : FREE!

Site: N/A

Detail : Enjoy SUMMER by taking part in the new initiative to get Dover healthy by walking through Dover town parks. Walk and exercise with a trainer with your family and community- together! Enjoy free healthy snacks & watch a NJ SNAP-ED cooking demo- FOR FREE! Contact phone number provided for more information. Summer 2017 dates TBD. RAIN LOCATION: DOVER COMMUNITY CENTER: 37 NORTH ESSEX STREET DOVER, NJ 07801



Event : FREE Fitness Workshops with Personal Trainer! Hosted by Morris County Family Success Center & Shaping Dover

Location : Dover Community Center

37 North Essex Street Dover,NJ 07801

Phone : (973)620-9711

Hours of Operation : Every Saturday, 12PM-1PM

Months Open : Saturdays

Date : Saturdays, 12PM-1PM

Time : 12PM-1PM

Fee : FREE!

Site: (Information obtained from community board meetings)

Detail : Get your 1 hour workout for FREE with personal trainer, Humberto Castrillon at the Dover Community Center! Registration is required, please contact phone number provided.



Event : Shaping Dover's Game Night for Families!

Location : Dover Community Center

37 North Essex Street Dover,NJ 07801

Phone : (973)620-9711

Hours of Operation : 4PM- 6PM

Months Open : Monthly Event

Date : TBD

Time : 4PM- 6PM

Fee : No charge

Site: N/A; Contact phone number provide for more information.

Detail : Event is for children ages 6-16+ Come move, dance, shake, and play during Game Night! Free play and board games available for families! Small dinner provided- for FREE!




Jefferson Township

Event : Park Information

Location : Mahlon Dickerson Reservation

955 Weldon Rd. Jefferson Township,NJ 07849

Phone : (973)326-7619

Hours of Operation : Sunrise - Sunset

Months Open : Year Round

Date :

Time : Sunrise - Sunset

Fee :

Site: http://m66.siteground.biz/

Detail : This is the perfect season for enjoying the multi-use trails for horseback riding, hiking, bicycling, or jogging. The recreational activities continue in the winter for those who choose to cross-county ski or snowshoe.




Kinnelon

Event : Park Information

Location : Silas Condict County Park

100 Kinnelon Rd. Kinnelon,NJ 07405

Phone : (973)326-7600

Hours of Operation : Sunrise - Sunset, all year

Months Open : Year Round

Date :

Time : Sunrise - Sunset, all year

Fee : N/A

Site: morrispa/index.php/commission/white-tailed-deer-management

Detail : Hike, jog, or take a leisurely walk or horseback ride along the trails that connect several scenic overlook in the crisp fall air. Fishing is enjoyed by many along the Canty Lake. As the cold days of winter set in, explore the trails by snowshoeing or cross-country skiing. *Please be informed that bow hunting is taking place in this park Please use caution and stay on blazed trails. For the hunt schedule and hunting map, follow link: http://m66.siteground.biz/




Lake Hopatcong

Event : Camp Jefferson Park Trails

Location : Camp Jefferson Park

81 Weldon Road Lake Hopatcong,NJ 07849

Phone : (973)663-8404

Hours of Operation : Sunrise - Sunset

Months Open : Year Round

Date : Year Round

Time : N/A

Fee : FREE

Site: http://www.nynjtc.org/park/camp-jefferson

Detail : Camp Jefferson has a playground, community lodge, recreation center, and trails. Trails Overview: A 1.5 mile loop hike utilizing a section of the Highlands Trail can be taken from this park.




Landing

Event : Park Information

Location : Hopatcong State Park

6 Lakeside Blvd. Landing,NJ 07850

Phone : (973)398-7010

Hours of Operation : Sunrise - Sunset

Months Open : Year Round

Date :

Time :

Fee : $6.00 (NJ Resident on weekday) $10.00 (NJ Resident weekend) Vary

Site: http://www.state.nj.us/dep/parksandforests/parks/hopatcong.html#swim

Detail : Hopatcong State Park has several picnic areas, athletic fields, boating and canoeing facilities. Swimming is allowed in some designated areas of the lake. Park has trails for hiking and walking. Visit website for more information.




Madison

Event : Recreation Center Information

Location : Madison Recreation Department / Memorial Park

50 Kings Road Madison,NJ 07940

Phone : (973)294-0896

Hours of Operation : Sunrise - Sunset

Months Open : Year Round

Date :

Time :

Fee : $0.00 to enter

Site: Recreation-Department

Detail : Department provides site for activities, special events, and sports for all different ages. Memorial Park has a soccer field and a separate area for outdoor ice skating in the winter. For a fast response, please call 973-294-0896 or email the Director at recreation@rosenet.org for more information or further questions.




Mendham

Event : Hiking Trail

Location : Buttermilk Falls Natural Area - Calais Road

98-100 Ironia Road Mendham,NJ 07945

Phone :

Hours of Operation : Sunrise - Sunset

Months Open : Year Round

Date :

Time : Sunrise - Sunset

Fee : N/A

Site: http://www.hikemendham.org/

Detail : It's a modest water fall along India Brook, embedded in a residential area of Morris County, NJ. If you live in or near the Tri-State Region and you enjoy the hiking and trails, it's worth a visit. Hiking Map Access: http://www.hikemendham.org/media/ButtermilkFallsCalaisRoad.pdf




Montville

Event : Open Play Information

Location : Kidnetic Indoor Playground

2 Changebridge Rd Unit E Montville ,NJ 07045

Phone : (973)331-9001

Hours of Operation : Varies, call in advance

Months Open : Year Round

Date : Moms Group Special: first Tuesday of every month (REDUCED ADMISSION!)

Time :

Fee : $10.95-$12.95 PER CHILD

Site: http://www.kidneticnj.com/#!open-play/mx7mj

Detail : OPEN PLAY HOURS: All adults and children must wear socks! Tuesday-Thursday: 9:30 AM-5:30 PM​​ Friday: 9:30am - 7:00pm ​ Contact number provided for more information and to schedule a visit. MOMS GROUP SPECIAL!!!***: The first Tuesday of every month is $10.95 per child!




Montville

Event : Community Playground of Montville

Location : Community Playground of Montville

130 Changebridge Road Montville,NJ 07045

Phone : (973)331-3305

Hours of Operation : 8:00 AM- 8:00 PM

Months Open : Year Round

Date : N/A

Time : N/A

Fee : $0.00

Site: http://www.kidsguidenj.com/outdoors/parks_playgrounds.html

Detail : Large fenced, farm-themed playground with separate play areas, six athletic fields, bocce courts, horseshoe pits, basketball courts, picnic pavilion with barbecue grills, & community garden plots.




Morris Plains

Event : Funercise for Seniors

Location : Fairchild Firehouse

2 Burnham Road Morris Plains,NJ 07950

Phone : (973)538-2872

Hours of Operation : 10 AM-11 AM

Months Open : Year Round, Weekly Mondays

Date : Each Monday of the month

Time : 10 AM

Fee : $0.00 for Seniors

Site: http://www.morristwp.com/196/Senior-Activities

Detail : A gentle non-impact program designed for the continuance of healthy seniors or maintain fitness. Fun, safe, and effective!




Morris Township

Event : Adult Open Hockey

Location : Mennen Sports Arena

161 East Hanover Avenue Morris Township,NJ 07950

Phone : (973)326-7600

Hours of Operation : 9AM- 9PM

Months Open : Year Round, Holidays excluded

Date : Tuesday, Thursday, Friday-Sunday

Time : 12:15 PM- 2:15 PM

Fee : Vary

Site: http://morrisparks.net/index.php/mennen2/general-information/

Detail : Stop by the arena for fun on ice. Learn how to ice skate or play adult hockey games! ADULT OPEN HOCKEY SCHEDULE: Saturdays and Sundays, 12:15 p.m. - 2:15 p.m. Beginning September 6: Tuesday, Thursday and Friday, 12:15 p.m. - 2:15 p.m. *Schedule is subject to change and some Saturday and Sundays Adult Open Hockey will not be held, so it’s advisable to give a call to the Arena to confirm. Fee Schedule: Weekday General Admission: $6.00 Weekend and Evenings: $8.00 Skate Rental: $3.50, tax included



Event : Mennen Sports Arena: Public Skating Schedule

Location : Mennen Sports Arena

161 East Hanover Avenue Morris Township,NJ 07950

Phone : (973)326-7651

Hours of Operation :

Months Open : 9/10/16-6/18/17

Date :

Time : Varies, view schedule

Fee : Varies, view fee info.

Site: http://m66.siteground.biz/

Detail : GENERAL ADMISSION: Mornings: Everyday 10 a.m. - 12 noon Afternoons: Monday - Friday 3:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m. / Saturdays & Sundays 2 p.m. - 4 p.m. Evenings: Fridays 8 p.m. - 10 p.m. Times are subject to change, so please call to confirm. Fee Schedule: Weekday General Admission: $6.00 Weekend and Evenings: $8.00 Skate Rental: $4.00



Event : Sunrise Lake Beach Club

Location : Lewis Morris County Park- Sunrise Lake

270 Mendham Road Morris Township,NJ 07960

Phone : (973)267-4351

Hours of Operation : Varies

Months Open : May 28 - September 5

Date : 5/28/2017

Time : Varies, read below:

Fee : PRICES TO BE ANNOUNCED

Site: http://m66.siteground.biz/

Detail : Enjoy swimming, volleyball, beachside activities, and sliding down the Zoom Floom. For an extra fee, explore Sunrise Lake on a paddle boat, or jump and climb across the Wibit, an inflatable obstacle course. Hours of Operation: Weekends: May 28 – September 5 11 a.m. – 6:30 p.m. Weekdays: Tuesday – Friday June 27 – August 25 10 a.m. – 5:30 p.m. *Tuesdays in July 11 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.



Event : TINY TOT TUESDAYS!

Location : Lewis Morris County Park- Sunrise Lake

270 Mendham Road Morris Township,NJ 07960

Phone : (973)267-4351

Hours of Operation : 9 AM- 10:45 AM

Months Open : Tuesdays In July

Date : Tuesdays In July

Time : 9 AM- 10:45 AM

Fee : FREE for toddlers 4 & under

Site: http://m66.siteground.biz/

Detail : Together parents and toddlers can explore the beautiful water and sandy beach of Sunrise Lake.




Morris

Event : Park Information

Location : Central Park of Morris County

91 Central Avenue Morris,NJ 07950

Phone :

Hours of Operation : Sunrise - Sunset

Months Open : Year Round

Date :

Time :

Fee : $0.00

Site: http://morrisparks.net/index.php/parks/central-park-of-morris-county/

Detail : Park includes two in-line skating rinks, available for adult and youth leagues, open skating times and non-hockey activities. Non-hockey activities available.




Morristown

Event : Baby and Me Hike

Location : Jockey Hollow National Park/ Morristown National Historical Park

30 Washington Place Morristown,NJ 07960

Phone : (973)635-6629

Hours of Operation : 9:30 a.m. - 11 a.m.

Months Open : May Event

Date : 05/31/2017

Time : 9:30 a.m. - 11 a.m.

Fee : $2 per adult

Site: http://m66.siteground.biz/

Detail : Put your baby in a backpack and explore one of many wonderful Morris County area trails. All adults are welcome. MUST CALL TO REGISTER: to register, call 973-635-6629.



Event : Baby and Me Hike

Location : Lewis Morris County Park

270 Mendham Road Morristown,NJ 07960

Phone : (973)635-6629

Hours of Operation : 9:30 a.m. - 11 a.m.

Months Open : May Event

Date : 05/17/2017

Time : 9:30 a.m. - 11 a.m.

Fee : $2 per adult.

Site: http://m66.siteground.biz/

Detail : Put your baby in a backpack and explore one of many wonderful Morris County area trails. All adults are welcome. ** MUST CALL NUMBER PROVIDED TO MAKE RESERVATION**



Event : FRANTIC FUN RUN

Location : Morristown Frantic Fun 1 Mi OR 5K Run

73 Kahdena Road Morristown,NJ 07960

Phone :

Hours of Operation : 6:30 PM ( Depends on what race you register for)

Months Open : June Event

Date : 6/27/2017

Time : 6:30 PM ( Depends on what race you register for)

Fee : $20 per adult

Site: http://www.morrisparks.net/index.php/reservations/frantic-fun-run

Detail : Race through history, this is with a rare opportunity to run through the heart of Fosterfields Living Historical Farm in Morris Township at Frantic Fun Run’s 5K and 1-Mile Fitness Walk/Run on Tuesday, June 28. Now Chip Timed! This 5K is open to runners of all skill levels, if a 5K is not for you, try the 1-Mile Fitness Walk/Run. The first 200 participants receive a performance t-shirt, and there will be awards for the 5K race. Enjoy the farm, music, giveaways and refreshments.



Event : FREE 1 HOUR YOGA CLASSES in the Early Street Community Garden

Location : C.H.A.N.G.E. Fitness with Grow It Green Morristown

17 Early St. Morristown,NJ 07960

Phone :

Hours of Operation : Saturdays: 10 AM, Thursday: 6:30 PM

Months Open : RE-OPENS JUNE 2017

Date :

Time : Saturdays: 10 AM, Thursday: 6:30 PM

Fee : $0.00

Site: http://www.meetup.com/CHANGE-Fitness-of-Morristown/events/231114879/

Detail : ***STAY TUNE FOR UPDATES** C.H.A.N.G.E. Fitness has collaborated with Grow It Green Morristown to offer free yoga classes in the Early Street Community Garden throughout the summer. Hours change during holiday weekends, please call number to confirm times during holidays.



Event : Frelinghuysen Arboretum

Location : Frelinghuysen Arboretum County Park

353 East Hanover Avenue Morristown,NJ 07960

Phone : (973)326-7603

Hours of Operation : 9AM-4:30 PM

Months Open : Year Round, event dates scheduled in advance monthly

Date : Year Round

Time : 9AM-4:30 PM

Fee : FREE!

Site: http://www.arboretumfriends.org/

Detail : The Frelinghuysen Arboretum is an arboretum opened daily without charge. A former estate, now a county park, the arboretum has nature trails and is known for its rose garden and other floral displays.



Event : Patriot's Path/ Park Information

Location : Lewis Morris Park

270 Mendham Road Morristown,NJ 07960

Phone :

Hours of Operation : Sunrise - Sunset

Months Open : Year Round

Date :

Time :

Fee : $0.00

Site: http://morrisparks.net/index.php/parks/patriots-path

Detail : Lewis Morris Park has athletic fields, fitness stations and trail amenities to participate in exercise activities. Bike, hike, walk, and do much more at the Lewis Morris Park!




Parsippany

Event : Old Troy County Park Information

Location : Old Troy County Park

440 Reynolds Avenue Parsippany,NJ 07054

Phone : (973)326-7600

Hours of Operation : Sunrise - Sunset

Months Open : Year Round

Date : Year Round

Time : N/A

Fee : FREE

Site: http://morrisparks.net/index.php/parks/old-troy-county-park

Detail : Old Troy County Park is a general purpose park. Visitors can enjoy fishing, snowshoeing, cross-country skiing, a play area, & much more.




Randolph

Event : Hiking, Jogging, Picnic, Playground Activities

Location : Hedden County Park-Morris County Park

124 Reservoir Avenue Randolph,NJ 07869

Phone : (973)829-8257

Hours of Operation : Sunrise - Sunset

Months Open : Year Round

Date : Year Round

Time : N/A

Fee : $0.00

Site: http://morrisparks.net/index.php/parks/hedden-park

Detail : Hike, jog, or take a walk along the trails. Stroll to Indian Falls, a scenic point of interest along the Green Trail. Picnic tables and charcoal grills available.