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.]

Board of Recreation Commissioners — See Ch. 3, Art. VIIIA.

Control of Parks (§ 64-1 — § 64-3) 

Recreation Program Fees (§ 64-4 — § 64-6) 

[Adopted 9-3-1991 by Ord. No. 26-91
Editor's Note: This ordinance also repealed former Ch. 64, Park, Borough, which was made up of Art.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.

§ 64-1
Supervision by Board of Recreation Commissioners. 

§ 64-2
Effect of rules, regulations and bylaws. 

§ 64-3
Violations and penalties. 

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 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 3-2-2010 by Ord. No. 2-2010]

§ 64-4

§ 64-5
Schedule of fees. 

§ 64-6
Annual review of fees. 

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 Minimum Maximum
Girl's softball: ages 2nd through 8th grade
Borough residents $35 $100
Non-Borough residents $40 $100
Karate/self-defense: ages 5 through 12
Borough residents $35 $100
Non-Borough residents $40 $100
Easter egg hunt: ages 3rd to 6th grade No charge
Swim team: ages 5 to 18
Borough residents $50 $150
Non-Borough residents $100 $260
Swim lessons: ages 2 1/2 and up
Borough residents $40 $100
Non-Borough residents $60 $100
Pool membership
Borough residents:
Individual $75 $125
Family $150 $200
Senior citizen $0 $0
Daily fee $1 $15
Non-Borough residents:
Individual $125 $175
Family $240 $290
Senior citizen
[Amended 4-6-2010 by Ord. No. 5-2010]
$10 $60
Daily fee $1 $15
Soccer: ages 5th to 8th grade
Ages 5, 6 and 7 $35 $50
Ages 8 and up $45 $100
Field hockey: ages 2nd to 6th grade
Borough residents $35 $100
Non-Borough residents $40 $100
Men's basketball
Team sponsor $400 $600
Borough residents $50 $75
Non-Borough residents $60 $85
High school students $35 $50
Movies in the Park No charge
Youth basketball: ages 3rd to 8th grade
Borough residents $40 $100
Non-Borough residents $50 $120
Street hockey: ages K to 8th grade
Borough residents $35 $100
Non-Borough residents $45 $100
Grand Illumination Ceremony No charge
Holiday House Decorating Contest No charge
Baseball field usage fee
Daily fee $45 $60
4 or more days per season $175 $225
Lighting at park (per night, additional cost) $45 $55
Late fees (apply after last sign-up date for each activity) $5 $15

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 ordinance. The Borough Council shall review the Recreation Program/Event Fee recommendations made by the Recreation Director in order to establish the current year Recreation Program Fee Schedule, which shall be adopted by the Mayor and Council via resolution annually.