The Recreation Department welcomes volunteers to join the Recreation Advisory Committee. Fill out an easy application.

WElcome to Hazlet Recreation

Hazlet Township's Recreation Department provides quality recreation programs for our community. 


Throughout the year, the Recreation Department offers a variety of indoor and outdoor athletic and recreational programs and activities for adults and children. During the summer, the Recreation Department hosts a summer camp. 

Community Facilities & Parks

The Hazlet Swim & Tennis Club, located at Veterans Park, provides swimming recreation for people of all ages in the summer. The Cullen Center, also in Veterans Park, offers the community space to meet year-round. There are several neighborhood playground parks within Hazlet, including a 9/11 Memorial Garden and a dog park. 

Community Events

The Hazlet Recreation Department produces community events like the Bike with the Bunny, Town-Wide Garage Sale, Drive-In Movies, Hazlet Day at Veterans Park and the Hazlet Pops outdoor free concert series. The department works with the Hazlet Recreation Advisory Committee. 

Payments and Registrations

To register and make payments online for our recreation programs, please visit our RecDesk Registration site.
You may also visit the Recreation Department at Town Hall, 1766 Union Avenue, 2nd Floor, Monday through Thursday from 8 am to 5 pm. Registration links are also posted on the website. 

Hazlet Township Parks Welcome You! VISIT OUR PARKS

Within Hazlet Township’s 5.7 square miles are various parks to explore. There are 8 children’s playgrounds, a dog park, trails and a rare natural area shared with Union Beach known as Natco Park. These parks are open to the public. Our parks are maintained by the Dept. of Public Works.
Use this list to find a park near you.

  • Playgrounds are located throughout town.
  • Tennis courts are open to the public include Beers Street and Leocadia Court. 
  • The Skate Park, Hockey Rink and Bocce courts are located next to Town Hall.
  • Veterans Park offers restful vistas, park benches, a gazebo, picnic tables, and horseshoe pits. Through the woods you will find a volleyball net and baseball diamond. The Veterans Memorial is next to the Cullen Center.
  • Natco Park trails provide a way to explore the natural environment, with many opportunities for birding and photography. Find entrances 299 Middle Road, the parking lot of Raritan High School or behind The Gramercy at Lakeside Manor on Route 36. Learn more.
  • Hazlet Swim & Tennis Club is located next to Veterans Park. Learn more.
  • The Henry Hudson Trail for biking and pedestrian use travels through Hazlet. Learn more on the county parks website.