Staying healthy as a senior in Maplewood

MAPLEWOOD, NJ — This October, Maplewood Recreation is offering two programs geared at keeping senior citizens healthy in body and mind. A group meditation for seniors will be held every Tuesday in October from 11 a.m. to noon, and chair yoga for seniors will be held every Thursday in October from 11 a.m. to noon. […]

Two Towns Triathlon a big success

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — The Two Towns Triathlon for Kids took place Saturday, Sept. 8. Children ages 7 through 14 participated in a route that included a swim in the South Orange pool, a bike ride through Meadowland Park and the West Montrose neighborhood, and a run around the Duck Pond. The route distances were […]

Maplewood Manta Rays end season on high note

MAPLEWOOD, NJ — The Maplewood Manta Rays enjoyed a five-meet season and placed third in championships with the Tri-County Diving League this year. Thunderstorms and inclement weather couldn’t keep this team down! Ben Doubek, new head diving coach, along with assistant coaches, led the Maplewood Manta Rays through a successful season. Season highlights include three […]

Registration now open for fall session of SeniorStudio painting classes

MAPLEWOOD, NJ — Maplewood Department of Recreation & Cultural Affairs will be again be sponsoring SeniorStudio, a studio art painting program. These classes are specifically designed for senior residents, ages 60 and older, with no arts experience, and new students are encouraged to sign up, but students of all skill levels are welcomed. The 10-week […]

Maplewood seniors enjoy summer cruise

MAPLEWOOD, NJ — Maplewood senior citizens took a June trip for a cruise on Lake Hopatcong that featured gorgeous views and a delicious lunch. They boarded the Miss Lotta and learned a lot about the history of Lake Hopatcong, delighting in the beautiful breezes and arriving home in the early afternoon.

Summer with the seniors in Maplewood

MAPLEWOOD, NJ — Whether you are looking for adventure or relaxation, the Maplewood Recreation and Cultural Affairs Department has you covered with senior activities. For even more information about the department’s offerings, stop by the senior center at 106 Burnett Ave. in Maplewood or call Michelle at 973-763-0750. A new offering for pool members is […]

Summer concert series returns to Springfield Ave.

MAPLEWOOD, NJ — Maplewood’s Springfield Avenue Gazebo Concert Series returns this summer on five Friday nights from July 20 through Aug. 17. Working in conjunction with HONK NYC, which “brings the tradition of global street band music and spectacle to audiences everywhere,” Maplewood’s Office of Cultural Affairs has created a series that represents a diverse […]

Jump into the 2018 Maplewood Pool season

MAPLEWOOD, NJ — The Maplewood Community Pool is set to open Saturday, May 26, at noon. Join the Recreation Department as it kicks off summer and enjoy some food from Freeman’s Fish Market. If you have not registered for the pool yet, don’t wait! The pool has DJ nights, live music, story time, movie nights, […]