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June 3, 2020
We have made the difficult decision to cancel our in-house youth baseball and softball season.  Guaranteeing the safety of our youth participants, volunteer coaches and staff is first and foremost.  Every registered participant will be contacted about receiving a full refund or having a credit placed on their account to be used towards a future Recreation Department activity.The Lakewood...
May 27, 2020
Outdoor swimming opportunities will be available July 1, 2020, as announced earlier today by Mayor Meghan George.In the coming days, please check back for swim schedules, programs, etc.  Summer learn-to-swim classes have been cancelled due to social distance concerns.All after hours pool rentals have been cancelled due to ban on gatherings over 10/social distancing concerns.Outdoor pools...
May 25, 2020
All rec programs, activities, and facilities, including fitness facility and LHS Pool, will be closed Saturday, March 14 through Sunday, May 31, 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic.The outdoor pool season for 2020 is under additional study at this time.  Further updates will be posted in late May.  The pools at Lakewood Park and Madison Park will not open in early June.  No pool passes...
May 21, 2020
Please note:  we are still accepting applications for summer jobs.  NOW HIRING:  Certified LIFEGUARDS.  Lifeguard Training info:  With social distancing guidelines in place, all lifeguard training courses have been suspended.It's that time again!  The Lakewood Community Recreation & Education Department is now accepting applications for 2020!   Open...
May 1, 2020
At this time the Lakewood Recreation Department has closed all registrations until June 1 or such time that the governor allows full participation in group activities.  Our mission continues to be to offer safe and meaningful opportunities for the Lakewood community.Be safe and stay healthy!
March 4, 2020
We've added a Wednesday evening session to the "Rangers Volleyball Clinics" for this spring. Registration is open for the Girls 4th - 6th Grade Volleyball Clinic that meets on Wednesdays, from April 1 through May 13, from 5:30pm-7:00pm. The clinic will be held at Grant Elementary School Gym. The clinic will be run by Carrie Sheehan, former all-conference collegiate volleyball player.  The...
January 14, 2020
Instructor Mrs. Ellen McCafferty -  Do you have a child entering Kindergarten in August of 2020?  Would you like your future Ranger to get a jump start on the school experience before they come to school in the Fall?  Kindergarten Prep Bootcamp is the program for you! The 4 week Kindergarten Prep Bootcamp will get them ready by introducing and reviewing skills for a strong...
October 22, 2019
4th Grade Boys Travel Basketball Tryouts will be taking place today, Tuesday, October 22nd at Emerson Elementary School, from 7 to 8 PM. Please arrive early and ready to play.
October 15, 2019
Volunteer Opening - Youth Athletic Commission Member, Lakewood City Schools Recreation & Education DepartmentThe Community Recreation and Education Commission is an advisory commission that is appointed by the Lakewood Board of Education. With the help of two standing sub commissions, the Yotuh Athletic Commission, and the Adult Athletic commission, it is responsiblefor providing input and oversight...
October 1, 2019
&nbsp;We will be having a couple more days of Emerald Necklace Assessments for thos who were not able to make the first few.&nbsp; Current and former Lakewood High School payers will be in attendance to work with your daughter during the session.&nbsp; You are able to sign up at the field or click here.Saturday, Oct 5<br /> 10-11am<br /> Harding MS Field<br /> (Gym is rainout spot)Sunday, Oct 66-7pmLakewood...

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Mrs. Betsy Bergen Shaughnessy, Vice President
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