The Recreation Commission sponsors a recreational basketball league for high school students each winter. The program is held on Monday nights from 6:00pm – 9:30pm on Monday nights at Warren Middle School. Participants can obtain registration information at the Municipal Building or from the program supervisor upon arrival at the Middle School.
The Recreation Commission sponsors a summer playground program at the Municipal Grounds, which runs 5 weeks each summer beginning the first full week after school closes. The program is open to all Warren children entering Grades 1 – 8 and is held weekdays from 9:00pm until 3:00pm. There are a variety of offerings weekly, which includes arts and crafts and numerous board games. The playground staff supervises various sports such as soccer, baseball, tennis, basketball and golf, with emphasis placed on participation and a good learning experience.
Each week also offers a swim day at Warrenbrook Pool for a nominal fee, a feature movie is shown and there is a weekly day trip. Previous trips were enjoyed at Sesame Place, The Bronx Zoo, Yankee Stadium, The Paper Mill Playhouse, Bowcraft Amusements, USA Skate and Bowling Lanes. The program concludes with a picnic (weather permitting) and games with ribbons awarded to all participants.
The Recreation Commission sponsors free concerts and movies on the municipal grounds on Thursday nights in July and August. Recent concerts include Latin Sound, Jimmy and the Parrots, Locksley, and The Michael Craig Band. Movies are shown with a DVD projector on the big screen.
Week-long programs including Mad Science Camp and Sports Camp are offered each August for students ages 5 – 14. Programs are coordinated on the Municipal Grounds.
The Recreation Commission offers a Therapeutic Recreation program through a cooperative effort with the Somerset County Parks Commission.
The program is dedicated to providing year round recreation and leisure opportunities for people with developmental disabilities. The goal of the program is to promote an active leisure lifestyle that improves social, physical, cognitive and emotional functioning and to enhance participants’ abilities. With highly qualified staff at programs, participants can register for many types of programs. By providing a variety of social, cultural, artistic, culinary, sports, fitness, community outings, horticulture, and special events, participants can recreate in the day, evening, or weekends.
Benefits to participation may include improving social skills, enhancing self-esteem, improving