Parks & Recreation

Gloucester County Parks and Recreation is responsible for the organization and development of the recreational environment within the County. One of the objectives of the Parks Department is to acquire and develop parkland which will enable the residents of our County to freely exercise their needs and desires for recreation in an atmosphere of open spaces.The other main objective is to schedule recreational programs and activities in order to meet the great need for leisure participation. The Parks and Recreation offices are located at the Shady Lane Complex, 254 County House Road, Clarksboro, NJ 08020.  Office hours are Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Phone: 856-251-6710. FAX:  856-251-6749.



Recreational Information

Crafters Needed 18TH CENTURY FIELD DAY

Food Vendors Needed at 18th Century Field Day

Food Vendors Needed at James G. Atkinson Park

2011 Summer Nature Newsletter

2011 Spring Nature Newsletter

Jonas Cattell Memorial Run Results

Jonas Cattell Memorial Run 2011 Info Flyer

Chuck Rose, Director Lorraine Taylor, Park Naturalist
Alan Koch, Sr. Landscape Architect  
  Joseph Ward, Supervising Park Ranger
Elizabeth Gibbs, Recreation Supervisor Terry Poole, Parks Supervisor
Theresa Dalton, Recreation Supervisor  


The Gloucester County Parks and Recreation Advisory Council meets on a monthly basis to advise the Department on policy issues that may arise throughout the year. The meetings are open to the public; call 856-251-6710 with any questions.  Meetings are held at 7:00 p.m. at James G. Atkinson Memorial Park, 138 Bethel Mill Road, Sewell,  NJ  08080

Members Meeting Dates - 2011

John Margie, Chairman

Colleen Archer

Tom Bianco

Bill Carpinelli

Rob Curtis

John Daraklis
Stephen Dougherty

George Strachen
Phil Tartaglione

Freeholder Director - Robert M. Damminger
Freeholder Liaison - Frank J. DiMarco

The County of Gloucester complies with all state and federal rules and regulations and does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national or ethnic origin, sexual orientation, age, marital status or disability in admission to, access to, or operations of its programs, services, or activities.  In addition, Gloucester County encourages the participation of people with disabilities in its programs and activities and offers special services to all County residents 60 years of age and older.  Inquiries regarding compliance may be directed to the Office of Disability Services at 856-681-6128/New Jersey Relay Service 711 or the EEO office at 856-384-6903.