Welcome to Chatham Recreation

Chatham Recreation is a joint program sponsored by Chatham Borough and Chatham Township.


View Chatham Recreation sponsored and Chatham “Club” programs

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Registration procedures for Chatham Recreation Sponsored Programs/Training and Chatham "Clubs".

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Chatham requires all adults working with the children to have an initial Fingerprint Background Check and then a Name Check Renewal.

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Rutgers S.A.F.E.T.Y. Training, medical and field procedures, etc. minimize injury risks and protect coaches from civil lawsuits.

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Upcoming Activity/Registration Information: Chatham Residents
For further program information, registration details/deadlines, etc. on the activities listed below, please go to the activity link noted or visit the Home page and click on Programs. Some programs are Chatham Recreation sponsored and some are Chatham Club sponsored.

Rutgers Safety Training Course - Chatham Coaches/Assistants
December 10th at 7pm - REGISTRATION REQUIRED on Community Pass.
Youth Basketball– Girls and Boys grades 3-8: DEADLINE was Nov. 6th
Registration began October 19th. Information is posted on the Chatham Basketball Club website – No tryouts needed.
Men's Over 35 Basketball
Registration is open on Community Pass - Register Fall
Women Aged 25 and Over Volleyball
Registration is open on Community Pass - Register Fall
Wrestling - Grades K-8
Watch for information and registration on the Chatham Youth Wrestling website.
Chatham Ice Hockey Club
For information please visit chathamhockeyclub

Lacrosse, Baseball, Softball, Track and Field
Watch for information in January by going to the following links for each activity:
Lacrosse - Cougar Lacrosse Club    
Girls and Boys grades K-8:
Baseball - Baseball Club of Chatham
Grades K-8:
Softball - Chatham Softball Club
Grades K-8
Track and Field - Chatham Recreation - Track and Field
Girls and Boys grades 3-8 as per birth year.




Chatham has several facilities that are shared between Chatham Recreation activities, approved Chatham "Club" activities and the School District of the Chathams.  Working with the school district and our shared resources, both indoor and out, enables our groups to provide numerous programs to our community.

To potentially reserve a facility at one of the schools, communication needs to be made to the School District of the Chathams.

To potentially reserve a facility in Chatham Borough or Township, please contact

To view our facilities and facility guidelines, please click on Read More.

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Chatham Recreation Joint Advisory Committee meets approximately 6 times a year. The Chatham Recreation Joint Advisory Committee is committed to develop, promote, organize, implement and maintain a variety of programs for the residents of Chatham Borough and Chatham Township.

The Chatham Recreation Joint Advisory Committee administers and schedules programs that strive to be the best recreational programs.

Goals are achieved through open communication, the establishment of policies, the time hundreds of volunteers shared with both communities and the cooperation of the Chatham Borough Council, the Chatham Township Committee and the School District of the Chatham’s

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