The Recreation Department offers a wide variety of high quality and affordable year-round leisure programs for Springfield residents of all ages, as well as extensive senior citizen services and a Community Pool. Programs are intended to support, regulate, and encourage participation in a healthy and active lifestyle; and to facilitate the use and enjoyment of Township parks and recreational facilities for the residents of Springfield.


Programs will be announced throughout the year.  You can sign up for announcements using the form on this page.  You can also register for programs online through Community Pass.  Click here to be redirected.

Senior Citizen Services

The Recreation Department sponsors activities for all senior citizen residents of Springfield, such as a free fitness room and weekly fitness classes, bus trips, health clinics, speakers, entertainment, Black History month program, breakfasts, Super Bowl party, Mother’s Day brunch, Father’s Day lunch, gardening program, movie series, and more. A monthly calendar can be downloaded below and is available at the Chisholm Community Center. The Springfield Senior Citizens Club is an affiliated organization that meets regularly at the Chisholm Community Center. A variety of programs are offered, such as cards, Bingo, monthly meetings, birthday luncheons, and more. To join the club, download a membership form below or pick one up at the Chisholm Community Center.

The Recreation Department offers free weekday bus transportation for senior citizens to locations within the township, such as grocery stores, salons, doctor offices, fitness clubs, banks, senior citizen club meetings, library, post office, and more. To make a reservation, residents can call (973) 912-2227 between 8:00-9:00 am to schedule an appointment for that day. The bus service runs from 9:00 am-4:00 pm, Monday-Friday. Bus service is unavailable on municipal holidays, and due to inadvertent weather or staffing conditions. The bus is equipped with a passenger lift for wheelchairs. Other riders should be able to board and depart the bus independently. New riders are asked to complete an emergency contact form. The bus was generously donated by Investors Bank Foundation.

Sports Clubs Websites

The Springfield Recreation Department is affiliated with the following youth sports programs:

Springfield Jr. Dawgs Football:

Soccer Club of Springfield:

Springfield Junior Baseball League:

Springfield Minutemen Baseball:

Springfield Basketball Association:

Springfield Lacrosse Club:

TGA of Union County Golf and Tennis:

U.S. Sports Institute:

Fit/Fast Training and Conditioning:

Updates & Announcements

Recreation Department Announces Recreation Assistant Vacancies for 2018

The Township of Springfield is announcing a new employment opportunity to fill vacancies in the Recreation Department for the position of Recreation ...
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Community Pool Registration Open for 2018 Summer Season

Summer is almost here and the Springfield Community Pool opens Memorial Day weekend featuring a beautiful new pool building! Registration ...
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Notice to Bidders: Community Pool Concession Stand Operator

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Recreation Department Announces Recreation Assistant Vacancies

The Township of Springfield is announcing a new employment opportunity to fill vacancies in the Recreation Department for the position of Recreation ...
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Architectural Renderings and Floor Plan Unveiled for Springfield Community Pool

The Township of Springfield has retained the services of Cornerstone Architectural Group and M. Disko Associates for architectural and engineering ...
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Springfield Awarded Grant to Support Lacrosse Program

The Township of Springfield is proud to announce that the Springfield Recreation Department, in partnership with the Lacrosse Club of ...
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Recreation & Community Pool Documents