Due to the recent storm - Pershing Field Roller Rink has sustained major damage; therefore for the safety of participants, staff, etc- facility will be closed until further notice. Apologize any inconvenience- have safe enjoyable weekend

The Jersey City Department of Recreation & Youth Development is pleased to report that parks, playgrounds, and fields are currently open throughout the City. Fall Clinics for basketball, boxing, flag football, soccer, track, and tennis are posted in the “programs” section and will run from September 20th thru November 5th.

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.

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.
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Jersey City Dept of Recreation & Youth Development
Welcome to RecDesk!

First time users: Please create a parent account first, and then add other household members. This will help keep the whole household organized.

Registration payments can now be made via credit card directly through the RecDesk portal, but if you prefer, cash or money order can be paid at the Pershing Field Ice Skating Rink, located at 800 Summit Avenue, Monday – Friday, 9am-3pm.

Additional information, such as proof of age or address, may be requested depending on each program’s prerequisites. In this case, please provide this information within 72 hours to secure your spot in the program.
  Weather Policy

All Programs & Activities will not take place during inclement weather and when weather drops below 32 Fahrenheit/freezing. Please check HERE for hourly forecast & -feels like temperature & wind elements