100 Riveredge Road, Tenafly, NJ 07670
Director: Matthew Mercurio
Asst. Director: Carol Roux
Secretary: Lisa Sherman
Recreation Aide: Ellen Ratty
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Tenafly Recreation is an accredited agency with the National Recreation and Parks Association (NRPA) as well as the New Jersey Recreation and Parks Association (NJRPA). We are a full-time, high volume recreation department. All residents receive our seasonal brochure by mail, and now it may be viewed online. Residents can download registration forms to mail in, or register online directly at
Tenafly Recreation offers a wide variety of instructional programs for all ages and seasonally themed special events. We offer youth sports programs such as Football, Wrestling, Lacrosse and Cheerleading. In addition, we offer a fully licensed, well structured six week summer camp that is filled with fun activities. Our skate park, located at the Roosevelt Common, is open to skateboard and in-line skating enthusiasts of all ages.
So come on down and involve yourself in youth sports, or relax in a park.
Tenafly Recreation has something for you!
If you would like to get involved, the Tenafly Recreation Board holds its meetings on the 2nd Monday of the month at 7:30 p.m. in Borough Hall.
Click here for the 2014 Meeting Schedule.
Tenafly Activates Its Lightning Safety System
In the event that lightning is detected in our area, the horns that are located around the borough will blast for 15 seconds alerting you to immediately exit fields and playgrounds. When the fields and playgrounds are “under alert” a strobe located on or above the horn will continually flash until an all clear is given in a minimum of 30 minutes. Lightning alert activations may exceed 30 minutes if subsequent strikes are detected. Three five second blasts are the “all clear” signal. Please be aware that the lightning detection system will be active between the hours of 6:00 a.m. and 10:00 p.m. The horns and strobe lights will not turn-on after 10:00 pm.
When going outside, plan ahead so that you can get to a safe place quickly if a thunderstorm threatens. If the sky looks threatening or if you hear thunder, get inside a safe place immediately. Once inside, avoid contact with corded phones, electrical equipment, plumbing, windows and doors. There is no safe place outside when thunderstorms are in the area. If you hear thunder, you are likely within striking distance of the storm.
Please click on the “Lightning Detection Information” link located on the top right hand side of this page.