Parks & Recreation

Dunellen Parks & Recreation
355 North Ave
Dunellen, NJ 08812
(732) 968-3033, ext 8

Alex Miller, Recreation Director |
Julie Grof, Administrative Assistant |

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The Dunellen Recreation Department & Parks Commission is dedicated to providing recreational programs, events & sports to the residents of Dunellen by utilizing the Borough's parks and schools to help enhance the lives of the community. Its mission is to create recreational opportunities for growth and enhancement by developing an array of diverse, affordable programs and multicultural events that promote community service and environmental awareness while meeting the physical, mental, social, and psychological needs of our community.

2021 Hometown Heroes Banner Program                                                                                     

Dunellen Recreation has teamed up with The American Legion Post 119 and VFW 5479 on a new Hometown Heroes Program.
Hometown Heroes Banner Program is a tribute for our community to honor past and present service members. Banners will be hung from light poles in downtown Dunellen in November 2021 and then annually during the month of May.

Each banner will be 24" x 48" heavy vinyl, printed on both sides and will display:
* Honoree's photograph
* Full name
* Rank
* Branch of military
* Years of service
* Era
To honor a loved one with a Hometown Heroes Banner*:
(1) Complete this form;
(2) Email a quality image to;
(3) Fee is $155 per banner. Accepted payment methods are cash, check or money order (made payable to "Borough of Dunellen"). Send payment to: Dunellen Recreation, 355 North Ave, Dunellen, NJ 08812.
* Actual banners will look similar to the sample image but may slightly differ.
Dunellen Parks and Recreation Department
Director Alex Miller
(732) 968-3033, x8



Fall Youth Tennis Program
For Fall 2021, Dunellen Recreation is offering two tennis programs depending on age and ability.

OPTION 1: CLUB TENNIS FOR GRADES 6-9 for competitive play
6 weeks from September 13 - October 18 | Mondays 6-7 PM
Registration Fee: $40 for Dunellen residents; $55 for non-residents

OPTION 2: RECREATION TENNIS FOR GRADES 3-8 for drills & skills development
6 weeks from September 11 - October 16 | Saturdays 9-10 or 10-11*
Registration Fee: $40 for Dunellen residents; $55 for non-residents

* Prior to the first session, players will be will be notified which time slot they have been assigned to; placement will be according to age and player compatibility.

Tennis courts at Columbia Park, Orange St, Dunellen

Participants bring their own tennis racket** & water!
** If you don’t have a racket, please contact the Recreation Department by September 8.

1: Complete this form by September 8. Enrollment is limited to the first 20 players per time slot. After 9/8, add $15.
2. Look for a confirmation email from the Recreation Department. Registration priority will be given to Dunellen residents.
3: Mail registration fee to Dunellen Recreation Department, 355 North Ave, Dunellen, NJ 08812 or drop off payment at the Recreation lock mailbox outside the Borough Hall "Recreation/Municipal Clerk" entrance on Prospect Ave. Make checks payable to "Dunellen Recreation". Please include the player's name and phone number with your payment.

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