Recreation Director: Michael Colitti 
Monday - Friday 8:30am - 4:30pm 
Phone: (973) 403-6822: Fax: (973) 228-3602: Weather Hotline: (973-226-6552 #3)
140 Eagle Rock Avenue, 1st Floor, Roseland, NJ 07068
Email: Michael Colitti or Sheryl Ryan

Dedicated to community closeness through quality programs and facilities  

Annual Family Events:
Opening Day Baseball / Softball Parade
Memorial Day Parade
Run for the Roses
Community Fair with BBQ & Mayor's Trophy Game
July 4th Fireworks
Community Bon Fire 
Menorah Lighting
Christmas Tree Lighting 
Annual Children's Events:
Easter Egg Hunt
- March 24th (rain date March 31st) 
Trunk or Treat / Halloween Event
Visit with Santa
Recreation Youth Programs:
Crafts for Kids: Sat. Mornings (5 Weeks) Jan. 13 - Feb. 10
Baseball / Softball: Grades 1- 8 (Mon. - Sat.) April - June
Basketball: Grades 3 - 8  (Jan. - March)
Father/ Child Bowling: Fri. Night before Father's Day
Fishing Derby: 
Indoor Soccer: Sat. Mornings (6 Weeks) Feb. 3 - Mar. 17
Summer Playground: Mon. - Fri. (6 Weeks) June - Aug. 
Ski / Snowboard Program: Sun. Twilight - (4 Weeks) Jan. 21 - Feb. 11
T-Ball - Sat. Mornings (8 Weeks) April 14 - June 2
Roseland, Essex Fells, Fairfield & North Caldwell boys & girls in grades 4 - 8
Adult Programs:
Men's Softball
: Mon. - Fri. Nights  (April - August) @ O'Beirne Field
Men's Open Gym: Mon. Nights (Nov. 20 - Apr. 30) @ Noecker School
Senior Programs:
Duplicate Bridge - Mon. & Thurs. (12:30 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.) @ Roseland Library
Senior Social Club- Fri. (12:30 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.) @ Roseland Library - Bingo, games, refreshments, speakers and trips.
Senior Citizen of the Year Luncheon - May (12:00 - 4:00 p.m. @ Hanover Manor
Pitch, Hit & Run - Fri. April 27th (5:30  p.m. - 7:30 p.m.)
Fishing Derby
Jr. Olympics
Batter's Up
Soccer Shoot
Hoop Shoot
Mother of the Year Essay Contest 
Senior Citizen of the Year Nominations
In an effort to maximize recreational, educational and cultural opportunities for Roseland Residents that are not offered by the Borough of  Roseland Recreation Department, the following links are provided to assist residents with additional recreational programs not affiliated with the Borough of Roseland.  

Wrestling: The West Essex Junior Knight's Wrestling Association, offers Wrumble (Grades K-2),
Novice (Grades 3-8) and Travel (Grades 3-8) for all West Essex Regional Children.  For more information visit:

West Essex Cowboys Football and Cheerleading:
  For more information visit: 
The Roseland Recreation Department is excited to announce online registration for all Recreation Activities beginning with Winter Programs .  Roseland Family Accounts created in 2009/2010 are still active.  For instruction on how to create a New House Hold Account and how to register for Recreation programs click here.  
Click Here

Please be advised that all parents of children who participate in any Roseland recreation programs or  are expected to conduct themselves in a courteous and respectful manner. Obviously, parents should not use profanity, threats or insulting language. Parents should also not engage in any controversial conversations with the supervisor, instructor, teacher and or coach of any program. Any parent having any concern regarding a supervisor, instructor, teacher and or coach‘s performance should refrain from speaking with said person. Rather, the parent should contact the Roseland Recreation Department directly regarding that concern. The Recreation Director will take any necessary appropriate action.

Background Check Policy                                    Refund Policy                      Tennis Court Policy
Sponsorship Opportunities                             

Recreation Committee Members (2017)
Charles Lombardi (Chairperson)
William Styskal (Vice Chairperson)
Vincent Azzinnari
Steven Batta 
Matthew Bonaguide
John Flood
Ken Freeman
Alan Markman
Vincent Rubino

Michael Colitti  (Director)

Michele Tolli (Liaison)

Recreation Committee Meetings: Meetings are select Tuesdays during January, March, May, July, September and November.
Meeting Schedule

Structure: The committee is comprised of 9 resident members who are appointed by the Mayor with the advice and consent of the council. Members serve a 3 year term and receive no compensation.