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Clifton Skate Day is on April 4, 2019. Pick up your discount coupons at the Recreation Office today!
The Bunny Bash is on April 13, 2019.
The Jigsaw Puzzle Contest is on April 23, 2019. Sign up today!
Daddy/Daughter Date Night is on May 3, 2019. Sign up today!
Get tickets to see the New York Mets vs. the New York Yankees on June 11, 2019!
Welcome to Clifton Recreation Department
|Who We Are
The Clifton Recreation Department is a branch of the City of Clifton designated to service the recreation, health and fitness needs of the community. Over the years we have increased and improved the park infrastructure, increased the quantity and quality of our programs, won several Awards. We provide areas of play at our 39 parks encompassing over 210 acres. The programs provided by the Department are available for preschool through senior citizens and encompass: educational, cultural, social, leadership, athletic, fitness, citizenship, and volunteer opportunities. Each year our department creates a motto for that represents our recreation goals for the whole year. The 2019 Motto is… "See a Need, Fill a Need!" (Robots). Here is a note from the Recreation Supervisor Debbie Oliver.
The mission of the Clifton Recreation Department is to provide the community with a wide variety of youth, adult and family activities that offer our citizens the opportunity to use personal leisure time in a viable, productive and gratifying manner at various facilities that provide both active and passive atmospheres while maintaining historical and environmental awareness.
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The Department Staff place both the concerns of the parks system and the programming of unique and quality programs at the forefront of our priorities. Although we have achieved many accomplishments, what we are most proud of is gaining the support & admiration of the citizens of our community. Each month the Board of Recreation holds a meeting to discuss and act on issues affecting the delivery of recreation and parks to the community. The Clifton Recreation also has various part time employment and volunteer opportunities.
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To get started, please Create an Account with all your household information. Only one household per account and accounts must be created by an adult / parent (for minors). Account approvals will only take place Monday - Friday, excluding holidays, during regular business hours. When you’re ready to start registering for activities, be sure to review the How to Register for an Activity page. You may register and pay online with your credit card or print a registration form and mail it or bring it to the office with payment.
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For other information on services such as park permits, equipment rentals, facility rentals. Click Here
Clifton has many wonderful programs to offer that are affiliated with the Clifton Recreation Department. Check out the Affiliates page to learn about these organizations. Also the gallery will have any upcoming events connected with, but not run by the Clifton Recreation Department.