Hazlet Citizen News - June11-560 (1)

Hazlet Fireworks July 3Hazlet RECREATION

Hazlet's annual fireworks show returns this year with a bang on Saturday, July 3 at dusk. (Rain date July 5.) 

The fireworks go off from Veterans Park and can be seen in parking lots and backyards all around. Watching them with family and friends is a tradition in Hazlet. Make plans to enjoy! 

Field and Picnic Rentals
You can now reserve township playing fields and picnic areas. Call or email the office for more information.

Township Committee

The Township Committee met Tuesday, June 7. A public hearing was held for comments on the township's plan to seek state grants to improve 8th Street Park, and the Township Committee voted to move forward. Read a news article about the meeting. 

Hazlet Police

Spots are available in the 2021 Police Youth Academy Aug. 16-20 where children can get a hands-on experience on law enforcement techniques and training with our Hazlet PD. Open to all Hazlet students who are attending 6th or 7th grade in September. Learn more

Hazlet Swim Club

It was an amazing weekend at the Hazlet Swim Club as temperatures hovered n the 90s, baking the Jersey Shore. But our members had a great weekend cooling off in the 4 pools. Statewide cable channel News 12 New Jersey came out to do a story about the scene at Hazlet Swim Club. Here's the video.

News12 New Jersey

The pool club will operate on weekends and holidays beginning on Saturday, May 29, and then daily beginning on June 21 through September 6 from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. 

Visit the Membership page for all the details on how to join. There is a special reduced rate just for weekdays after 4 pm and all-day on weekends. 

Hazlet Hammerheads 

Practices have started at the Swim Club! There are 48 kids on the Swim Team and registration will remain open for just one more week. Head Coach Jim Rimbault welcomes all to join the Hazlet Hammerheads Swim Team. More information.

Hazlet Hammerheads

Hazlet Hammerhead Swim Team members and Coach Jim pause briefly during practice for a photo on Thursday, June 10. 


Hazlet Township Save the Date

Monday, June 21 - Hazlet Swim Club opens for daily enjoyment. Membership required. 

Thursday, July 1 - The new Hazlet Pops community band will give a free performance in Veterans Park from 7 to 8 pm. The theme is "Patriotic Night: Honoring Our Heroes." Bring chairs. 

Saturday, July 3 - The annual Hazlet Township Fireworks Display will go off from Veterans Park at dusk. Rain date July 5th.

Thursday, July 8 - Hazlet Pops will perform a free concert at the 8th Street Park from 7 to 8 pm. The theme is "Give Our Regards to Broadway!" Directly following the concert there will be an outdoor movie showing of Mamma Mia. 8th Street Park is located at 8th Street & Brown Avenue, accessible from Laurel Avenue. Bring chairs

Thursday, July 22 - Hazlet Pops will perform a free concert in Veterans Park from 7 to 8 pm. The theme is "Back to the Classics." This is the Raritan HS Alumni Night honoring former RHS band conductor Fred Mosher. Directly following the concert, there will be  special performance from the Pete Wikul Band. Bring your chairs. 

Thursday, July 29 - Hazlet Pops and Hazlet Pops Junior community bands will give a free performance at Leocadia Court park. The theme is Cinema Spectacular! Directly following the concert there will be an outdoor movie showing of the Disney movie, Moana.

Saturday, August 7 - Special fundraising event at Hazlet Swim Club to benefit RAINE and Hazlet Hope Foundations. 6 to 9 pm. 

Saturday, Oct 2  -  Hazlet Day at Veterans Park 

Saturday, Oct 23 - Hazlet Woofstock pet fair. Location TBA

Stay tuned for more programs coming this summer for Kids, Adults & Seniors from the Hazlet Recreation Advisory Committee.

Hazlet Citizen News Weekly is compiled and published by the Hazlet Township Public Information Office to share news and events with our citizens and neighbors. This weekly news roundup is posted to our website on Friday. Get an email or text alert to see the week's news by signing up here. Questions? Contact Christina Johnson Public Information Officer: (732) 217-8660 or cjohnson@hazletnj.org.