Recreation & Cultural Affairs

The South Orange Department of Recreation & Cultural Affairs is located in the Baird Community Center, a 100 year old Tudor-esque building set in Meadowland Park. The Baird houses the administrative offices for the department, the Pierro Gallery of South Orange and a variety of meeting and activity spaces. 
 
The mission of the Department of Recreation & Cultural Affairs is to enhance the quality of life in South Orange, by providing a well-rounded program of leisure time activities for community residents of all ages and interests.


The Department of Recreation & Cultural Affairs has a new registration website. CLICK HERE for a complete listing of programs and activities and to register online.  If you are a returning or new customer, you will need to create a new account for yourself and any family members you may have. Please note that there are no charges associated for online registration. You will pay the same fee if you register in person or online. 
  1. Registration for Winter Sports and Activities Begins November 1st

    A variety of classes and activities are offered by the Department of Recreation & Cultural Affairs for the late fall and winter season. Read on...
  2. The Department of Recreation & Cultural Affairs has a New Website

    If you and/or your family participate in programs and activities offered by the Department of Recreation & Cultural Affairs, you will need to create a new account. Read on...
  3. South Orange Community Garden Registration for 2019 Begins December 1st

    Registration for the South Orange Community begins December 1st. Read on...
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