This Weekend in the Parks


What is our recipe for fun? Beautiful parks, great activities and you! Interested? Here's what's planned for this weekend: 

Sheep Shearing
Sheep Shearing/Wool Days

Sheep Shearing/Wool Days    
Saturday & Sunday, April 28 & 29 from 12-3 p.m.    
Historic Longstreet Farm, Holmdel
This annual demonstration allows visitors to appreciate the work of an old-fashioned sheep shearer. FREE!   
 
Men's Open Gym Basketball
Sunday, April 29 from 8-10 a.m.
Fort Monmouth Recreation Center, Tinton Falls
Shoot some hoops on our full court gym. The cost is $5 per person per session; cash or check only.

Open Gym at the Rec Center   
Sunday, April 29 from 10:30 a.m.-3 p.m.     
Fort Monmouth Recreation Center, Tinton Falls
Have fun in our climate controlled, indoor gymnasium! We’ll have play equipment available as well as the table games in our lobby. Ages 17 and under must be accompanied by an adult at all times. The cost is $5 per person per day.

Seabrook-Wilson House - Open  
Sunday, April 29 from 1-4 p.m.   
Bayshore Waterfront Park, Port Monmouth
Visit this house, which dates back to the early 1700s, and see displays on the ecology of the bay and local history. FREE!   

Here are some other ways to enjoy your county parks:

Our spring and camp/swim issues of the Parks and Programs Guide are available online and in most county parks.  Registration is underway and accepted online; by phone at 732-842-4000, ext. 1; or in person at Park System Headquarters in Thompson Park, Lincroft.  

For more information on any of these activities or parks, call 732-842-4000, ext. 4312, between 10 a.m.-4 p.m. daily.

Please note:

  • Our outdoor offerings are weather dependent. Before heading out, please call 732-842-4000, ext. 6, to see if the activity you're interested in has been cancelled due to inclement weather.  
  • It is understood and agreed that park visitors and participants in Monmouth County Park System programs, activities, and events may have their names and pictures used, without fee, in broadcast, telecast, and print media accounts for promotional and publicity purposes.