Borough of Washington, NJ
Warren County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Mayor and Council of the Borough of Washington as indicated in article histories. Amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
Board of Recreation Commissioners — See Ch. 3, Art. VIIIA.
[Adopted 9-3-1991 by Ord. No. 26-91[1]]
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Editor's Note: This ordinance also repealed former Ch. 64, Park, Borough, which was made up of Art. I, Use of Borough Park, adopted 8-16-1966, as amended; Art. II, Alcoholic Beverages in Borough Park, adopted 6-20-1967, as amended.
[Amended 10-3-2017 by Ord. No. 2017-15]
The Board of Recreation Commissioners shall have full control over all lands, playgrounds and recreation places acquired or leased in the name of the Borough of Washington, except the Borough pocket park located on Block 24, Lot 24, of the Borough, and may adopt suitable rules, regulations and bylaws for the use thereof and the conduct of all persons while on or using the same, subject to the review and approval of the Mayor and Council.
Any rules, regulations or bylaws adopted in accordance with the provisions of Chapter 3, Article XX, of the Code of the Borough of Washington shall be given the full force of law by any court of competent jurisdiction.
Any person who shall violate any of the provisions of this article or any rules, regulations or bylaws adopted pursuant thereto shall, upon conviction thereof, be punishable to the same extent as provided by state law of an individual adjudged to be a disorderly person.
[Adopted 4-3-2018 by Ord. No. 2018-04[1]]
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Editor's Note: This ordinance superseded former Art. II, Recreation Program Fees, adopted 4-7-2015 by Ord. No. 3-2015.
The Borough of Washington Recreation Department ("Recreation Department") is authorized to recommend fees for participation in its programs/events in accordance with the following schedule.
The Recreation Director, or his/her designee, will schedule dates, times and locations for the following programs/events. The fee for participation in the program/event for each registrant shall be within the following parameters:
Recreation Program/Event
Type
Fee Range
Minimum
Maximum
Fees apply for all Borough-administered programs up to and including the 2nd child (50% for 3rd child, and no fee for 4th child and beyond)
Girl's Softball: 2nd grade through 8th grade
All
$35
$100
Karate/Self-Defense: ages 5 through 12
All
$35
$100
Easter Egg Hunt: ages 3 to 6th grade
No Charge
Swim Team: ages 5 to 18, team member
All
$50
$100
Swim Lessons: ages 3 and up
Group lessons
$40
$100
Semiprivate lessons
$50
$100
Private lessons
$60
$100
*Pool Fees
Seasonal Membership (All memberships half price after August 1)
Individual (Borough resident)
$75
$125
Individual (Non-Borough)
$75
$125
Family (Borough residents)
$150
$300
Family (Non-Borough)
$150
$300
Senior citizens (all)
$0
$50
Pool Membership Discounts
Early bird
Military (active/veteran)
Daily
Adult
$6
$10
Child (4 to 17 years old)
$4
$8
Child (up to 3 years old)
$0
$0
Senior
$0
$8
Twilight (after 6:00 p.m.)
All adults and children 4-17 years old
$3
$6
Teen Pool Party
$3
$10
Water Aerobics
Member
$5
$40
Nonmember
$5
$40
Soccer: kindergarten to 8th grade
Age 5
$35
$50
Ages 6 and 7
$35
$100
Ages 8 and up
$45
$100
Field Hockey: 2nd grade to 6th grade
All
$35
$100
Men's Basketball
Team sponsor
$200
$600
Individual Participant
All
$40
$75
Adult Baseball
All
$20
$100
Adult Softball
All
$20
$100
Movies in the Park
No charge
Youth Basketball:
Kindergarten through 2nd grade (clinic)
Clinic only
$30
$60
3rd grade through 8th grade
All
$40
$100
Street Hockey: kindergarten to 8th grade
All
$35
$100
Usage Fee - Field/Game Day - Third-Party (Field fee included in registration fee for all Borough-administered programs)
Daily fee
$45
$500
Field fee based on field maintenance/preparation
Lighting at Park
Per hour
$15 per hour
$55 per hour
Sport Clinic Programs
$35
$100
Party Rental (pool hours)
Members
Nonmembers
Party Rental (after hours)
50 people
$200
$300
51 - 100 people
$300
$400
Over 100 people
$400
$500
Pavilion/Tent Rental
Up to 4 hours
$25
$100
Equipment Use Fee
$5
$300
Summer Recreation Programs
$0
$1,000
Special Events
$5
$1,000
5K Run/Walk
$5
$60
Notes:
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For any day-care or child-care organization that takes the children to the pool for part of the day, the rates listed above will apply, however, the chaperones (up to four adults) will be free.
By no later than March 1 of each year, the Recreation Director shall evaluate the costs and expenses for operating each program/event and make a recommendation to the Mayor and Council and Manager as to the amount to be charged for participation in the program/events presented by the Recreation Department, which shall be within the range of fees established by this article. The Borough Council shall review the recreation program/event fee recommendations made by the Recreation Director in order to establish the current year's recreation program fee schedule, which shall be adopted by the Mayor and Council via resolution annually.