Sports and Recreation


Monday, 7:00 p.m.-9:30 p.m. Midland Park H.S.

(includes all fees for materials, manuals, etc.) (4 sess. beg Sept. 20)

This beginner boating course will give you the knowledge needed to obtain the required NJ Boating

Safety Certificate. The course will cover federal, state and local boating laws and regulations, required safety equipment, safe boating practices, PWC and small boat handling, trailering and protecting your boat, navigation and emergency procedures. The state test will be administered at the last session. Upon passing the test, the Boating Certificate will be issued on the same night of the test. Students must be at least 13 years old and must attend all 4 classes in order to receive a certificate. Instructor: U.S. COAST GUARD AUXILIARY FLOTILLA 10-13



Monday — 7:30 p.m.-8:30 p.m. (12 sess. beg.  Sept. 20) Midland Park H.S 

Full or half court basketball for persons (age 18 plus) who like a competitive means to stay in good

physical condition. Games will be co-ed on separate half courts.   Instructor: BART MEROLA



Saturday, 10:00 a.m. start (4 hikes Oct. 2, 9, 30, Nov. 6)

Hikes are designed for beginner and moderate hikers. During our trips, you learn the history of the Ramapo Mountains while visiting historic iron mines, cave shelters, century-old buildings, and revolutionary and civil war remnants. The scenery affords some of the best mountain top views and waterfalls found in the local forests. More than just a walk down the path, our hikes will take us over mountains, through valleys, and across streams. Hikers should be in reasonable condition for a moderate and steady pace of 3 to 5 hours. All registrations must include a current email address. Students will be emailed orientation materials one week prior to first hike. Consult your physician before attempting a physically challenging activity like hiking. Hikes are led by experienced hiker, Instructor: ROBERT PURCELL, who has hiked to Machu Picchu in Peru, climbed to the bottom of the Grand Canyon, and has hiked extensively in the local mountains. He is a member of the Appalachian Mountain Club and a history buff.


Tuesday, 6:00 p.m.-7:30 p.m. (4 weeks Sept. 21, 28, Oct. 5, 12) Highland School gym

Looking for a golf swing?  Find it here with Coach Bennett.  Whether you are a beginner or seasoned golfer, this class is for you.   Emphasis will be placed on the full swing. Learn the fundamentals such as: grip, swing, stance, etc.  Mats and balls will be provided.  Instructor:  Dick Bennett, Coach of the two- time State Champions High School Golf Team.  Class limited to 12 students. Instructor: RICHARD BENNETT


PICKLEBALL 101 BEGINNER - INTERMEDIATE                          FEE: $125

Wednesday, 7:30 p.m.-9:00 p.m. (6 sess. beg. Sept. 22) (no class 10/27)     Midland Park H.S. 

Come learn the fastest growing sport in America! For those brand new to the game or those who have been playing but have never taken formal lessons before. Classes include all the basic shots in the game, court positioning, etiquette, rules and scoring, and are taught by certified pickleball instructors.  All equipment is provided.  Participants must wear sneakers, comfortable clothing, and bring water so you're prepared to move and have fun! (Max 15- 3 courts)


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