The Jersey City Department of Recreation & Youth Development is pleased to report that our Spring & Summer season programs; basketball, boxing, soccer, softball, tennis, volleyball, track, bucket drumming, volleyball, summer camp, and are posted in the “Programs” section and will run from May, 2023 thru August, 2023

Please visit https://jcrec.recdesk.com/Community/Facility to apply for a field permit. All individuals and entities using a City athletic field are required to adhere with all "Guidance for Sports Activities" published by the New Jersey Department of Health.

Please visit https://jcrec.recdesk.com/Community/Facility?type=2 to learn more about our Pool Pre-Season Schedule. Swim lessons are posted in the “programs” section.

If your family qualifies as Low-to-Moderate-Income (“LMI”), discounted registration rates are available to you. To complete the required application and establish your family as LMI, click on the following link: https://jcrec.recdesk.com/Community/Membership/Detail?membershipId=3774.

Lafayette Aquatics Center

The facility has 2 pools:
Main Pool goes from 3.5 feet to 9 feet.
Kiddie Pool goes from 0 feet to 3.5 feet.

Note:

Schedule:
2023 Pool Pre-Season Schedule
May 27 - June 26
Saturdays & Sundays
12pm-2pm Family Swim Session 1
3pm-5pm Family Swim Session 2

Memorial Day
12pm-2pm Family Swim Session 1
3pm-5pm Family Swim Session 2


Facility Type Swimming Pool
Address Line One 303 Van Horne Street
Address Line Two
City, State, Zip Code Jersey City, NJ 07305
Capacity 500

 Location

COVID-19 UPDATE: While the City has resumed normal operations, we are taking the safety of our employees and residents seriously. Please be advised that face coverings are required to be worn at all times in municipal facilities, body temperatures will be checked upon entry, and additional cleaning and sanitizing of common areas will occur on a daily basis. We have also installed a variety protective barriers in any areas with possible close contact between people. All offices are appointment only until further notice and some employees may be working remotely or in modified work environments; please call or email to schedule a time to meet if necessary. For more information, please visit http://www.jcnj.org/coronavirus.