The Baird Photo Identification Badges
South Orange Recreation & Cultural Affairs I.D. Badges are available to South Orange residents as of January 1st each year. The Recreation I.D. Badges serve many functions. Among them are:
• Admittance to the South Orange Community Pool
WHO NEEDS AN I.D. BADGE?
If you have any questions regarding the required documentation, please contact the Department of Recreation & Cultural Affairs during business hours.
A parent must accompany all minor children. BIRTH CERTIFICATES ARE REQUIRED for all minors obtaining their I.D. Badge for the first time.
All members of the family requiring a photo must be present at the time of payment.
All adult children living (18 and older) in the parentís household must provide their own proof of residency.
New I.D. photos are required for all children under the age of 18 every 3rd year. All adults are asked to have photos taken every 5 years.
I.D. BADGE FEES
I.D. BADGE REPLACEMENT FEE
I.D. cards are to be kept by residents for year-to-year renewal. When renewing memberships, barcodes are reactivated on existing cards. When new photos are requested or required, old I.D. cards must be turned in to the Baird at time of renewal. If prior year I.D. cards cannot be produced, a $10/card replacement fee will be charged.
RENEW BY MAIL (Click here to download instructions and application) Residents who hold a South Orange Department of Recreation & Cultural Affairs I.D. Badge from the prior year, with current photos, may apply to have their badge/s renewed by mail. To renew by mail, follow the instructions included with the attached application (link above). New residents, first-time badge holders and those needing badge replacements must obtain their Department of Recreation & Cultural Affairs I.D. Badge in person at The Baird during normal business hours (listed above).
CHILD CARE BADGES (Click here
to download affidavit)
Employment must be on a full time basis (minimum 5 days a week).
The employer (resident) must certify that the employee meets the above criteria by completing an “Affidavit for Live-in, Live-out Employees” (click the link above).
The fee for the special badge is $75.00 for the calendar year. The badge is valid 7 days per week. When accessing the Community Pool, the employee must be accompanied by and caring for a minor of the employing family.