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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While there continues to remain a high level of uncertainty about the impact of Covid-19, Chatham is implementing actions based on guidance and recommendations from our Health Officers, the Governor and the State Department of Health.
We are giving  priority to safeguarding the health and well-being of our community.
We want to be sure we can be as safe as we can be taking the precautions we should be taking – limiting contact, washing hands with soap and water, etc.
Stay informed with factual information:
The Center for Disease Control   https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/.
The New Jersey Department of Health  https://www.nj.gov/health/cd/topics/ncov.shtml.
While Chatham continues to closely monitor developments in the global outbreak of this coronavirus disease (COVID-19), daily updates on new mitigation practices and protocols are/will be posted on our towns websites.
Stay healthy, be safe and stay informed.

Upcoming Activity/Registration Information: Chatham Residents -
For further program information, 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: For Chatham Coaches and Assistants
This course will be virtually for the Spring.
Please see the Training/Safety information at the top of this page for information and registrations.

Spring Activities:
Youth Track and Field: Registration opens March 22nd on Community Pass. Space is limited.
Baseball - visit chathambaseballclub
Softball - visit chathamsoftballclub
Lacrosse - visit cougarlacrosseclub
Travel Soccer - visit chathamunitedsoccer
Tennis Lessons and Camp - visit USsportsInstitute.com

Summer Activities: Thus far
Men's Softball League - Chatham residents - Register on Community Pass.


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 [email protected]

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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