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Hanover Township Recreation is pleased to offer to residents of all ages a wide variety of activities, trips, and special events as well as athletic, educational and cultural programs throughout the year. In addition, seasonal offerings include fireworks, outdoor concerts, and camps. Current season activity, event and trip information can be found on our online registration website. A user name and password is not required to view information. To register for programs you must be an active household with a user name and password.


Hanover Township Recreation invites you to join our new computerized registration system, Community Pass.

This program allows you to register and pay online by credit card for Hanover Township Recreation sports and activities.

Community Pass Account

Community Pass gives you easy access to all our programs for each of your family members! Set Up Your Community Pass Account (PDF) so you can register and pay online.
If you prefer to pay by cash or check, please come to the Recreation Department.

  1. Youth Programs
  2. Adult Programs

Please visit Sports - Recreation for information regarding Hanover Recreation sports.   

Bake Up Some Fun 

  • Dates: Wednesday, January 15, 22, 29 2020 
  •                                  February 5, 12, 19 
  • Two classes are available for children ages 6  to 12 years old. 
  • Time: 4 pm - 5 pm 
  • Time: 5:15 pm - 6:15 pm
  • Fee: $190
  • Register online via Community Pass
  • @ Hanover Township Community Center

Bake Up Some Fun is an innovative extracurricular activity that teaches your child how to bake from scratch with wholesome, nutritious ingredients they will love! What’s more, kids often find that food tastes better when they make it themselves! 


  • Dates:Monday, February 10, 24

                  Monday, March 2, 9, 16, 30  

                  Monday, April 6 

  • No Class  December 23, 30 and January 20 
  • Grade K through  6  6:15 pm - 7:15 pm
  • Grade 7 through  Adult  7:15 pm - 8:15 pm
  • Resident Fee: $50  Additional Sibling $45
  • Non Resident Fee: $55 Additional Sibling $50
  • Register online via Community Pass
  • @ Hanover Township Community Center

Instructor Sensei Wayne Merkey helps participants progress through various levels of proficiency. Participants are awarded different colored belts at the successful completion of each level.


Winter Wonderland Challenge Engineering w/ LEGO Materials

Get ready for the deep freeze this winter! Apply concepts in engineering and architecture to brave the challenges of winter weather. Design and build motorized contraptions such as snowplows, gondolas, and a snowball launcher with the guidance of an experienced Play-Well instructor and tens of thousands of LEGO® pieces.

Date: Thursdays, Feb. 27th - Apr. 2nd, 2020

Ages: (Ages 5-12) 

Time: 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm

Price: $115.00/ per student for the 6-week course

Location: 15 North Jefferson Road, Whippany, NJ 07981

Registration via

For more information please contact Matt Grubin at

Mom’s Playgroup at the Community Center 

  • Open to everyone! Playgroup is not a drop-off program. Children must be accompanied by an adult.
  • Dates: Wednesday, September 11
  •            Wednesday, October 9
  •            Wednesday, December 11
  •            (No Playgroup on November 13, 2019)
  • Fee: No Charge
  • Time: 10 am - 11:30 am
  •  @ Hanover Township Community Center     

Playgroups help develop physical skills, teaches problem solving,

communication and social interaction and, of course, it’s great fun!

Sports Buddies 

@ Whippany Park High School Track 

Sports Buddies is a sports program for special needs children within Hanover Township.

USA Sport Group

We have been working hand in hand with Hanover Recreation to run sports classes, camps, and lessons for your Community. Our goal is to provide varied and high-quality programming to satisfy the sports instruction needs of all ages and ability levels within the Whippany community.

We offer a wide range of sports camps, classes, and lessons in conjunction with the Hanover Recreation.

Sports programs are offered for all ability levels and a range of ages spanning 2 to adult. From Parent and Me to toddler, to preschool, to kids classes and right through to adult programming, we have your sports needs covered.

Programs typically run by season in the spring, summer, fall, and winter. Camps, classes, and lessons run year-round to ensure we always have sports options to meet your family’s needs.