Township of Hazlet


Registration procedure:  
  1. Scroll down to the bottom of the page and download the Registration Form.
  2. You can either mail the form, drop the form off in the drop box located across  from the Cullen Center.

1776 Union Avenue
Hazlet, NJ 07730


Phone: (732)739-0653

Fax: (732)335-1036


Temporary Program Coordinator: Kathy Viscardi


Summer Office Hours:

Monday – Thursday 8 AM – 4 PM
Friday 8 AM – 12 PM
Monday  6 PM – 8 PM


The Hazlet Township Recreation Department provides a wide variety of services to the community to enrich the quality of life for all residents. 


Recreation Commission







Hazlet Recreation Programs

2014 Calendar of Events

March 22 Bus Trip: Beautiful The Carole King Musical
April 14-17 Preseason Baseball & Softball Camp
April 19 Easter Egg Hunt at 12pm
April 26 Town-Wide Garage Sale
May 2 Summer Camp Sign-up Begins: by mail, drop box or in person
May 10 Bus Trip: Mets vs. Phillies - SOLD OUT!
May 26 Memorial Day Services at 10am
June 8 Bus Trip: Aladdin the Musical
June 30 Free Movie in the Park “Monsters University”
June 30 Wrestling Camp
July 5 Fireworks (rain date 7/6)
July 7 Summer Camp Begins
July 7 Gymnastics Camp
July 14 Free Movie in the Park “Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs 2”
July 21 Soccer Camp
July 21 Football Camp
July 28  Field Hockey Camp
August 4 Tennis Camp
August 11 Free Movie in the Park “Despicable Me 2”
Sept. 27 Hazlet Day Festival (rain date 9/28) 
For Vendor Application, please click here.
Oct. 18 Town-Wide Garage Sale
Oct. 25 Halloween Trunk-or-Treat at 5pm
Nov. 22 Bus Trip to Radio City for Christmas Spectacular
Nov. 25 Thanksgiving Dinner at 5pm
Dec. 5 Menorah & Christmas Tree Lighting at 7pm
Dec. 6   Breakfast with Santa 9-11:30am
Dec. 13 Christmas in Cape May
Dec. 14 Holiday Show at 1:30pm at RHS

Dates and times are subject to change.

Children's Programs

Field HockeyClick here for Packet.
TennisClick here for Packet.

The Hazlet Recreation Commission announces Gymnastics for boys and girls.  Classes are on Mondays & Wednesdays at Cove Road Elementary School, 8 Cove Road, Hazlet. The cost for 16 classes is $78.

This high energy class is designed to excite, motivate and stimulate kids who have a desire to learn gymnastic skills.  Classes help build strength, endurance, flexibility, balance and coordination.  Correct body positions, form and technique will be taught.  Instruction will be given to students in gymnastics including vaulting, uneven bars, balance beam, floor exercise, rings and ropes.  The program will stress safety and fun. Children must be in Kindergarten.

Instructors: Marsha Reardon, Kristine Bellotti and Kelsey Reardon.

Boys & Girls Ages 5-8 5:40-6:40pm  
Girls only Ages 5-8 6:50-7:50pm  
Girls only Ages 9-15 8:00-9:00pm  

Class dates are:
March 10, 12, 24, 26, 31
April 2, 7, 9, 21, 23, 28, 30
May, 5, 7, 12, 14


Amato’s Goju-Ryu Karate, 589 Palmer Avenue, West Keansburg
Saturdays, 8 classes
10:00am - 11:00am
$25.00 plus $30 for a uniform to be purchased at Amato’s

March 1 March 29
March 8 April 5
March 15 April 12
March 22 April 26

This class is the perfect introduction to the exciting world of Karate.  The class is dedicated to the basics; stances, blocks, kicks, drills, punches and positioning of the arms and feet.  Repetition, along with fun moves, shows the students how to succeed in whatever they try.  There's more to karate than simply the moves…speed, agility, confidence, self esteem, how to resolve conflict peacefully, promote healthy bodies and strong minds.

Mommy & Me: 1 year old (12 months to 23 months)
$95/10 week session
Date: Next session TBD

Introduction to social skills - open play, circle time, music, and short stories.  Parent(s) must participate and interact with their child.


Mommy & Me: 2 year old (24 months to 35 months)
$105/10 week session
February 18, 25
March 4, 11, 18, 25
April 1, 8, 22, 29

A parent and tot program for 2 year olds.  New theme each week, circle time, open play, arts and crafts, music, and story time.  Please bring a snack and drink.  Parent participation is required.


Me without Mommy: 3 year olds
$125/10 week session
Thursday  •  9:30am-11:00am
Date: Next session TBD

This class will provide an introduction to the Preschool setting.  Your child will learn to socialize while adjusting to separation from their parent.  Class consists of Pledge of Allegiance, circle time, letter of the week, arts and crafts, and snack time.


Adult Programs 

Location: James J. Cullen Center, 1776 Union Avenue, Hazlet
Day: Wednesdays, 10 classes
Time: 6:00pm-7:00PM
Price: $100

A Gentle Program for a Healthier Body, Greater Flexibility, and a Peaceful Mind.

Sept 3 Oct 8
Sept 10 Oct 15
Sept 17 Oct 22
Sept 24 Oct 29
Oct 1 Nov 5

Yoga increases strength and flexibility in the body, eases tension in the mind, and rejuvenates the soul.  Yoga works to release stress and helps with physical healing, psychological growth, and spiritual awakening.  It develops a strong awareness of the integration of the breath and body that brings balance, reduces injury, and promotes happiness.  All ages are welcome.  Join us and attain a state of permanent peace.  Instructor: Adrianne Windeknecht.


Stability Ball Classes
Location: James J. Cullen Center, 1776 Union Avenue, Hazlet

Day: Saturdays, 12 classes

Time: 8:15am-9:15am
Price: $90


March 15 April 26
March 22 May 3
March 29 May 10
April 5 May 17
April 12 May 31
April 19 June 7

Extremely effective at targeting and strengthening your core and other muscles to obtain balance and stability, often overlooked with machines used at the gym.  In this class you will burn anywhere between 300-500 calories with small bouts of interval training to maximize metabolism and fat burn.  Bring stability ball, hand weights, mat, and water to the class.  Instructor: Francesca Locicero  

Location: James J. Cullen Center, 1776 Union Avenue, Hazlet
Day:  Mondays & Wednesdays
2x week/14 classes
Time:  7:00-8:00PM
Price:  $90.00

April 28 May 21
April 30 May 28
May 5 June 2
May 7 June 4
May 12 June 9
May 14 June 11
May 19 June 16

This class provides an intense full-body workout through punches, kick, and toning exercises set to upbeat music.  Cardio Kickboxing will undoubtedly improve your endurance and cardiovascular fitness, tone muscles, and shred your abs.  Most of all, Cardio Kickboxing is fun!  The instructor keeps you from being bored by challenging your mind and your body.  There is no contact, no bags, no gloves, just a killer workout! Mat or towel, water bottle, and sneakers required.  Instructor: Leonora “Lee” Coppola.


Body Conditioning
Location: James J. Cullen Center, 1776 Union Avenue, Hazlet
Day:  Tuesdays & Thursdays, 2x week/14 classes
Time:  9:30am-10:30am

Price: $90.00

April 29 May 27
May 1 May 29
May 6 June 3
May 8 June 5
May 13 June 10
May 15 June 12
May 22 June 17

The class offers a fitness and strength workout using a mixture of low impact exercises.  This is a great class to get fit with some fun and easy exercises. 
Mat, water bottle, and sneakers required. Instructor: Leonora “Lee” Coppola.


Location: James J. Cullen Center, 1776 Union Avenue, Hazlet
Day:  Tuesdays
Time:  7:00-8:00PM
10 one hour classes
Price:  $80.00

March 25 April 29
April 1 May 6
April 8 May 13
April 15 May 20
April 22 May 27
This class combines Latin and International music for a fun and effective workout.  
Zumba involves dance and aerobic elements.  Zumba's choreography incorporates hip-hop, soca, samba, salsa, merengue, mambo, martial arts, and some Bollywood and belly dance moves.  Water bottle and comfortable shoes required.  Instructor:  Lee Coppola


Stretch Class

Location: Cullen Center  1776 Union Avenue Hazlet
Day: Thursdays, 12 classes
Time: 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Price: $90
February 13 April 3
February 20 April 10
February 27 April 24
March 6 May 1
March 13 May 8
March 20 May 15

Stretching is a great way to begin or end your day!  Among other benefits, it will improve your flexibility and posture, release muscle spasms, and heal soreness faster.  This class offers a mixture of floor and standing exercises to target the thighs, seat, back, and abdominals.  No matter what your sport or activity, consistent stretching helps you feel better. This class is open to both men and women of all levels.  Instructor: Francesca Locicero  

Bootcamp Class
Day: Saturdays, 12 classes
Time: 9:15am-10:15am
Price: $90
February 15 April 5
February 22 April 12
March 1 April 19
March 8 April 26
March 15 May 3
March 22 May 10

Get the ultimate boot camp circuit workout – alternate strength training and cardio with bouts of interval training so that you are a fat burning machine!  Lots of variety and fun, all while getting fit and healthy with an experienced trainer.  Bring mat and water bottle to the class.  Instructor: Francesca Locicero



Location: James J. Cullen Center, 1776 Union Avenue, Hazlet
Day:  Mondays, 5 classes
Time: 7:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.
Price: $48.00


March 10 March 31
March 17 April 7
March 24  

Instructor: Josephine Giovinazzo
Must bring acrylic paints, red, yellow, blue, black & white and a canvas board.


ALL PROGRAMS: A late fee of $15.00 is applicable. Payment must be made by the last business day prior to the start of any program to avoid this fee. For your convenience we have a drop box located directly across the road from the Cullen Center. It is checked every morning. If the payment is in the box before 8:00 a.m. prior to the start of the program you will not be assessed a late fee.

 All Programs: (except preschool and summer camp)  a 50% refund will be given prior to the start of a class or program. NO REFUNDS will be given after class begins. (Medical exception: documentation from physician is required)  BUS  TRIPS:  No Refunds, as a courtesy, we will try to resell tickets for you only if a wait list is available.  Camp:  No Refunds except for summer school.  Preschool– see booklet


Continuing Programs Throughout the Year



Ballfield rentals – Lighted $60/game, unlit $40/game

Picnic area rentals per section - $60/residents, $120/non-residents