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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 so you can register and pay online.
If you prefer to pay by cash or check, please come to the Recreation Department.

Any injury, accident, or medical situation must be reported within 24 hours of occurrence to Recreation. Please email Denise Brennan at

  1. Youth Programs
  2. Adult Programs

Please visit Recreation Sports for information regarding Hanover Recreation sports. 

Summer Chess Camp 

Join us this Summer for tons of challenging chess lessons, exciting games, and cool prizes. You 'II improve your chess skills, meet new friends, and work out your most powerful muscle - your brain! Our camps include fun team chess games (like bughouse), recess time (of course), snacks, tournaments, and puzzles. Each camper receives а Chess Wizards T-Shirt, trophy, and puzzle folder. Unleash your brain power and spend some of your break time with Chess Wizards! 

  • Registration opens on Monday, May 15, 2023 at 9am via Community Pass 
  • Open to residents ages 6 to 12. 
  • Dates: August 7,8,9,10,11
  • Time: 9 am- 12 pm
  • Fee: $240
  • Location: Township of Hanover Community Center

Summer Basketball Clinic 

  • Registration opens on Monday, May 1, 2023 at 9am via Community Pass 
  • Fee: $80 
  • Tuesday Session: July 11, 18, 25 and August 1
  • Thursday Session: July 13, 20, 27 and August 3
  • Location: Black Brook Park in Whippany
  • Kindergarten, 1st Grade and 2nd Grade 
  • Time: 5pm-6pm
  • 3rd, 4th and 5th Grade
  • Time: 6pm-7pm
  • 6th, 7th, 8th and 9th Grade
  • Time: 7pm-8pm


  • Registration opens on Monday, May 15, 2023 at 9am via Community Pass.
  • Dates: Mondays
  • June 19,26
  • July 3,10,17,24,31
  • August 7
  • Location: Township of Hanover Community Center
  • Grade K-6: 6:15p.m. – 7:15p.m.
  • Grade 7- Adult: 7:30p.m. – 8:30p.m.
  • Resident Fee: $55 for the session, $50 sibling discount
  • Non- Resident Fee: $60, Non-Resident sibling discount $55
  • Pre-registration is required. Register via Community Pass

US Sports Institute


Visit US Sports Group - Hanover Recreation

US Sports Spring & Summer Programs 

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.

Upcoming Programs

US Sports Group Township of Hanover  

GIRLS Development Lacrosse GRADES 3-5
  • Whippany, NJ 07981(Ages 8/9)
  •  From: Mon, Apr 17 | To: Mon, Jun 05
  •  From: 04:00 PM | To: 04:50 PM
GIRLS Development Lacrosse GRADES 6-8
  • Whippany, NJ 07981(Ages 9/10)
  •  From: Mon, Apr 17 | To: Mon, Jun 05
  •  From: 05:00 PM | To: 05:50 PM
Foundation Tennis
  • Whippany, NJ 07981(Ages 5/8)
  •  From: Fri, Apr 21 | To: Fri, Jun 09
  •  From: 04:00 PM | To: 04:50 PM
Foundation Tennis
  • Whippany, NJ 07981(Ages 5/8)
  •  From: Fri, Apr 21 | To: Fri, Jun 09
  •  From: 05:00 PM | To: 05:50 PM
Foundation Tennis
  • Whippany, NJ 07981(Ages 8/11)
  •  From: Fri, Apr 21 | To: Fri, Jun 09
  •  From: 06:00 PM | To: 06:50 PM