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.

Winter 2022 Basketball for Grades K-6
Dunellen Recreation basketball is back! We hope your child will join us for drills and play time this winter for our basketball program which will be held in the gym at John P. Faber Elementary School, 400 High St. The program is open to Dunellen registrants only. Register by December 27, 2021.
In order to make this program possible, we need your help. Please consider volunteering to be a coach or an assistant coach by indicating your interest at the bottom of this form.

FEE | $60; for registration after 12/27, add $15. (if you register after the deadline your child could be on a waiting list to play)

SCHEDULE | January 8-February 26
One hour practice/games will be held weekly on Saturdays for Grades K-6; Grades 4-6 will have an additional practice one weeknight every week. Session times will be announced in mid December via an email to registrants.

* In the case of inclement weather, missed session(s) may or may not be rescheduled; notification of a practice or game cancellation will be sent to the email address provided at registration. Registration fees will not be pro-rated for canceled sessions.

EQUIPMENT | Participants must wear sneakers and athletic cup (boys). Bring water.

Questions? Call (732) 968-3033, x8 or email


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