Parks, Recreation & Community Services

The Department of Parks, Recreation & Community Services continues to offer residents with a wide array of programs year round. We encourage the public to reach out to us by calling (732) 247-0922, ext. 475 or e-mailing DPRCS Director Lou Ann Benson at lbenson@northbrunswicknj.gov.

DPRCS staff is also available in person at the North Brunswick Senior Center (15 Linwood Place) and the Parks Maintenance Facility, located at the back of Community Park (2051 Route 130). Hours are from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.

***SEEKING VOLUNTEERS TO ASSIST SENIORS WITH SNOW SHOVELING****

North Brunswick Township is currently seeking volunteer groups or individuals to sign up to assist senior citizens during winter storms with snow shoveling.

Please contact the North Brunswick Senior Center at (732) 418-2222 or contact Director LouAnn Benson at (732) 247-0922 ext. 475 to add your group or individual name to the volunteer contact list.

Service letters will be issued to all volunteer groups or individuals.

Together we build a strong community assisting our senior citizens in need.

***Job Opportunities for DPRCS Winter Programs***

The 2022-23 DPRCS Winter programs are in their planning stages and invite all residents and qualified candidates interested in a job opportunity with the Township to apply at https://northbrunswicknj.gov/careers/

The Aquatics Program has jobs available including: door attendance, assistant, Swim Coach and Certified Water Safety Instructor. Please click the following link for more information: https://northbrunswicknj.gov/aquatics-program-part-time-positions/

Project LEAL has positions are available for the Before & After School Child Care program.

Wrestling coach and basketball program positions are also available.

In addition, there are wonderful volunteer opportunities for you to make a positive difference for our community.

All interested candidates must fill out a job application on line and be sure to include all certifications in the area you are applying. Recreation Programs should make application under Recreation Leader for entry level and Recreation Supervisor for experienced positions.

All questions, please contact (732) 247-0922 ext. 475 and a DPRCS member will assist you.

The objective of the Parks, Recreation and Community Services Department is to enhance the quality of life for all residents, by supporting all youth and adult programs.

Through activities, you will experience the thrill of sports, education of the arts and the wonder of nature. Our department’s priority is offering quality services and programs. The DPRCS staff prides itself in offering educational opportunities through leisure experiences. We strive to continuously expand and create new, exciting programs to meet the needs of our diverse community. Come join us for an opportunity to experience programs and events that will become a lifelong memory.

Annual Tree Lighting Ceremony

Annual Tree Lighting Ceremony

40th Annual Heritage Day

40th Annual Heritage Day

Tunes at Twilight - The Gumbo Gumbas

Tunes at Twilight – The Gumbo Gumbas

Tunes at Twilight - Tempo Alegre

Tunes at Twilight – Tempo Alegre

Memorial Day 5K Run/Walk

Memorial Day 5K Run/Walk

Bunny Trail

Bunny Trail

September 11th Ceremony

September 11th Ceremony

Butterfly Garden Beautification Project

Butterfly Garden Beautification Project

Shenanigans in the Park

Shenanigans in the Park

DIY Wooden Love Sign Craft at Veterans Park

DIY Wooden Love Sign Craft at Veterans Park

Family Bird House Painting

Family Bird House Painting

DPRCS Youth Basketball

DPRCS Youth Basketball

Divisions

The Office of Health Services offers a wide array of Public Health services such as food protection, disease surveillance well infant classes, immunizations, and cancer screening and education.

We collaborate with many community partners to enhance the services available to all County residents.  We protect and act as stewards of our County environment through monitoring of our air, water, waste and streams to ensure our County’s natural resources provide opportunities for our residents to enjoy.

The mission of the Middlesex County Office of Health Services is to maintain the health and well being of the community through disease prevention, health promotion and environmental protection.    The Office of Health Services is committed to responding to the needs of our residents during natural disasters. We work with our emergency management and health care partners to provide sheltering and care during disasters. Together with our local partners we work to ensure that our residents are safe and can recover and return to normalcy as soon as possible.

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***AARP TAX AIDE SERVICES***

Beginning February 6, AARP Tax Aide Services will be available by appointment on Mondays and Wednesdays at the Senior Center, 15 Linwood Place. Please call (732) 418-2222 to register for an appointment.

***SEEKING VOLUNTEERS TO ASSIST SENIORS WITH SNOW SHOVELING****

North Brunswick Township is currently seeking volunteer groups or individuals to sign up to assist senior citizens during winter storms with snow shoveling.

Please contact the North Brunswick Senior Center at (732) 418-2222 or contact Director LouAnn Benson at (732) 247-0922 ext. 475 to add your group or individual name to the volunteer contact list.

Service letters will be issued to all volunteer groups or individuals.

Together we build a strong community assisting our senior citizens in need.

The Senior Citizen Center, located at 15 Linwood Place, is your home away from home. We are happy to have you join us any weekday from 8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. The Senior Center is an active, comfortable place to spend some time, meet with other seniors, and to enjoy your leisure hours.

The building is owned and maintained by the Township, under the direction of the Department of Parks, Recreation & Community Services, to provide activities and information to the residents of North Brunswick who are 55+. No dues or membership is required to participate in Township sponsored activities.

The monthly calendar and the Senior Sage list all the activities’ dates and times, plus any special trips or events of particular interest to seniors. Some of the most popular on going programs include: Exercise, Woodcarving, Line Dancing, Movies, Bridge, Bingo, Podiatry Care, Cards, Billiards, Computer Classes, Bocce, Swimming, Walking Club, Crafts, Lunch & Learn

During the fall and winter months, volunteers are also needed for leaf/snow removal for seniors. Please contact the Senior Center at (732) 418-2222.

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