RECREATION  

For questions, please contact the Shrewsbury Recreation Committee at:

419 Sycamore Avenue, Shrewsbury NJ 07702

732-741-4200

shrewsburyrecreation@yahoo.com

 

Shrewsbury Recreation Committee (SRC) provides the youth of Shrewsbury the opportunity to participate in a variety of programs including soccer, softball, baseball, field hockey, basketball, summer camp, theater camp and golf. Additionally, the committee sponsors two yearly community events, an Easter Egg Hunt and a Santa Visit.

 

Our mission is to provide programs that promote the development of fundamental skills, sportsmanship and a balance of equal play and competition.

 

SRC holds monthly meetings on the second Tuesday of every month, 7:30 pm, at the Borough Municipal Complex. Please note that times are subject to change and are posted by the Borough Clerk.

 

Please contact a committee member if there is a desire to attend a meeting to discuss an issue or if you are interested in becoming a member.

Summer Camp Karen Goldberg

Santa and Egg Hunt are by Committee

Shrewsbury Yourth Althletic Association

Committee Members and Contact Information

BASKETBALL

Winter basketball is offered for Boys and Girls for grades K-8 beginning the first Saturday in January and runs through mid-March.

 

Clinic (Boys and Girls, Grades K-2)

The clinic basketball program is available for Boys and Girls grades K-2. The focus is on individual instruction with drills to help get the children comfortable with basketball fundamentals. Each age group will participate for 1 hour at Shrewsbury Boro School on Saturday mornings. Times are TBD.

 

Intramural (Boys and Girls, Grades 3-4)

The intramural basketball program combines drills to help teach basketball fundamentals and live games among children from Shrewsbury. The sessions are typically split between drills and game play. Referees and scorekeepers will be available during game play. Each roster is determined via a draft prior to the start of the season. The 1-hour sessions are typically in the early afternoon every Saturday beginning in January.

 

League (Boys & Girls, Grades 5-8)

Boys and Girls in grades 5-8 participate in the Two River Hoops League. The divisions include Boys 5th & 6th Grade, Boys 7th & 8th Grade, Girls 5th & 6th Grade, and Girls 7th & 8th Grade. Each roster is determined via a draft prior to the start of the season. The league includes teams from neighboring towns including Fair Haven, Little Silver, and Red Bank. The schedule is available at the end of December and most games are played during the week in the evenings.

 

BASEBALL

Baseball is available for Boys in Grades K-8. The groups are broken down into the following:

 

T-Ball: Kindergarten

This is an instructional, clinic-style format whereby the boys are introduced to baseball fundamentals.

 

Coach Pitch: Grades 1&2

Boys in grades 1&2 play games against neighboring towns. Coaches are responsible for pitching and positioning of players in the field. While set-up as a live game, coaches are actively involved in on-field instruction.

 

Two River Little League (TRLL): Grades 3-8

Beginning in the 3rd Grade, baseball players participate in the Two River Little League (TRLL). The league includes teams from Fair Haven, Little Silver, Red Bank, Rumson & Shrewsbury. At the close of each regular season, select players are invited to try out for All-Stars with other players from neighboring towns.

 

The teams are placed in the following divisions: 

Grade 3 (9U – Rookie League)

Grade 4 (10U – Minor League)

Grades 5-6 (12U – Major League)

Grades 7-8 (14U – Junior League)

 

SOFTBALL

Softball is available for Girls in Grades K-8. The groups are broken down into the following:

 

Clinic: Kindergarten

This is an instructional, clinic-style format whereby the girls are introduced to softball fundamentals.

 

League Clinic Softball: Grades 1&2

At this level, Girls are introduced to game-type situations while coaches are actively providing instruction on the field of play. At this level, girls play games against neighboring towns.

 

Two River Little League (TRLL): Grades 3-8

Beginning in the 3rd Grade, softball players participate in the Two River Little League (TRLL). The league includes teams from Fair Haven, Little Silver, Red Bank, Rumson & Shrewsbury. At the close of each regular season, select players are invited to try out for All-Stars with other players from neighboring towns.

 

The teams are placed in the following divisions: 

Two River Little League - 9 & 10 Youth (3rd & 4th Grade)

Two River Little League - 11 & 12 Youth (5th & 6th Grade)

Two River Little League - Inter-League - 13-16 (7th & 8th Grade)

 

SUMMER CAMP

The Shrewsbury Summer Camp program typically begins one week after the close of the school year and runs approximately four weeks. The camp runs from 9:00 – 11:30 during the week and is available for incoming kindergartners for the ensuing school year and grades 1-6. Activities include Wall-Ball, Kickball, Playground, Basketball, Sprinkler Days, Crafts, And a whole lot more!!

 

SOCCER

Fall soccer begins the first Saturday after Labor Day and lasts through the first weekend in November. The program is available for Boys and Girls, grades K-8.

 

Micro Soccer/Clinic: Kindergarten

Clinic soccer is available for boys and girls in kindergarten. The1-hour sessions are on Saturday mornings at Patterson Field. The sessions include drills and instruction designed to introduce kindergartners to the game.

 

Micro Soccer: Boys and Girls, Grades 1-2

First and second graders are mixed on teams and participate in 1-hour sessions on Saturday mornings at Patterson Field. The program includes instruction and drills, followed by live games versus teams in Shrewsbury.

 

League Soccer: Boys & Girls, Grades 3-8

The North Monmouth Soccer Association (NMSA) conducts league play for boys and girls, grades 3-8 in the following divisions:

Boys and Girls, Grades 3-4

Boys and Girls, Grades 5-6

Boys and Girls, Grades 7-8

 

FIELD HOCKEY

Field Hockey is available for girls in grades 5-8. The season runs from early September through the end of October.

 

FLAG FOOTBALL

The flag football program is co-ed and available for grades 3-8. The teams are separated into boys and girls in grades 3-4, 5-6, and 7-8. The program begins the second Saturday in November and runs through the final Saturday prior to Christmas. Boys and Girls, grades 3-4 play at Sickles Park. All players in grades 5-8 play at Manson Field.

 

STREET HOCKEY

The Street Hockey program is available for boys and girls, grades K-2 beginning the second Saturday in November and runs through the final Saturday prior to Christmas. The 1-hour program is an instructional clinic-style format.

 

GIRLS VOLLEYBALL

The girls volleyball program is available for grades 3-8, beginning the second Saturday in November and runs through the final Saturday prior to Christmas. The girls are divided in grades 3-4, 5-6, and 7-8. The 1-hour sessions are instructional and include scrimmage play at the older age groups.

Facilities

Manson Park:  Manson Park is located at the Borough Municipal Complex at the intersection of Broad Street (Route 35) and Sycamore Avenue. It has a jogging/walking track, playground, Little League size baseball/softball field and a full size soccer field.

 

Robert Graham Athletic Fields:  Robert Graham Athletic Fields is located at the end of the Cul-de-sac on Sickles Place. It has three tennis courts, full size basketball court, playground, Little League and full size baseball field, full size soccer field and a batting cage.

 

Parker Park:  Parker Park is located on Patterson Avenue. It has a full size basketball court, playground, two Little League size baseball/softball fields, four micro soccer fields and a batting cage.

 

Borough School Recreational Facilities:  The Borough School recreational facilities are located behind the school on Obre Place. It has three full size basketball courts, playground, little league and full size baseball/softball fields, a full size soccer field and a batting cage.

 

Roster Limits

These are the maximum roster sizes we will be using to determine if room is available within our activities after the registration

 

Baseball

  • TBall/Coach Pitch, all will be accepted

  • Pitching Machine League & Kid Pitch League-14 players

  • Junior LL-Senior LL-14 players

  • Colt Division-16 players

Softball

  • Clinic, no limit

  • U-8, 12 players

  • U-10, 14 players

  • U-12, 14 players

  • U-14, 16 players

Basketball

  • K-2 grades, no limit

  • 3-4 grades, 9 players

  • 5-8 grades, 10 players

Soccer

  • K-2 grades, no limit

  • 3-4 grades, 14 players

  • 5-6 grades, 16 players

  • 7-8 grades, 18 players

 

Summer Camp

  • Registration will end, and no one will be accepted 1 week prior to the start of summer camp.  Camp usually begins the first Monday in July.

Unaffected Activities

  • Field Hockey

  • Any activity which is run by an outside vendor (Golf) will have its own specific registration deadline.

Exceptions

  • Anyone who has lived in Shrewsbury for less than 1 year will always be accepted.

 

Notice to all Shrewsbury Recreation Participants

The Recreation Committee has managed to accommodate all late registrations, with few exceptions, to our clinic and league sports programs.  However, as late registrations impact team rosters (often negatively by reaching roster capacity), shirt orders, and number of teams committed to the leagues, the Recreation Committee is creating a year-round registration schedule with fixed deadlines as a way to simplify the process for families and assist the Recreation Committee efforts in making each sports program enjoyable for all of the children. This new schedule is as follows and will be effective starting with 2008 Spring Softball/Baseball Season:

 

  • Summer/Fall (Summer Camp/Soccer/Field Hockey) - June 15

  • Winter Flag Football - October 12

  • Winter League Basketball - October 25

  • Winter Clinic Basketball - November 10

  • Spring (Baseball/Softball) - January 15

 

We will continue to send email reminders to everyone registered on Community Pass, do backpack inserts for children at Shrewsbury Borough School, and post registration dates on the firehouse marquee.  Families that do not have children in Shrewsbury Borough School are encouraged to register at Community Pass:  https://register.communitypass.net/shrewsbury

 

If a registration deadline is missed, we will make every attempt to accommodate your child, within the team roster limits previously established.  If we are able to place your child on a team, a late fee of $100 per child will be applied.  The late fee will not apply to Kindergarten through second grade (clinic programs) or the summer camp program.  The Recreation Committee believes that a fixed calendar will greatly assist parents with registration, allow the Recreation Committee to better manage the recreation programs, and to ensure the children have every opportunity to participate.

 

Privacy Policy

The Borough of Shrewsbury and Shrewsbury Recreation Committee does not collect personally-identifying information about a user except for information that is voluntarily provided to us so that we can serve the user's needs and for legitimate registration purposes. For example, when the user completes an online registration, we need to retain certain personally-identifying information on the Site in order to respond to the registration. A user's personally-identifying information (voluntarily submitted in connection with an online registration) will be treated confidentially and will not be shared with third parties.

 

Refund Policy

There are no refunds after start of the program. Fees will not be pro-rated for those registering after a class has started.

 

Security Policy

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