Fall Programs



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Recreation Soccer – DEADLINE AUGUST 11th

This Recreation Soccer League will be coached by the Wizards Sports Club and parent volunteers. It is an opportunity for kids to practice and play games with their peers at a recreational level. All children will receive equal playing time in games, and will practice 1-2 times per week depending on the coach, with games 1-2 per week. This is a recreational league so it is all about learning the game while having FUN! Shin guards are required for all participants!

Boys & Girls Grades 1-8 (separated by grade)

Development Soccer Clinics

Cedar Grove Soccer Club’s Coach Maria and the CG Recreation Department have joined together to offer a Developmental Soccer Program. This program will be coached by instructors from CSF Soccer Academy and volunteer parents. It is an opportunity for kids to learn the sport of soccer while having FUN! Shin guards and soccer ball are required for all participants!

Boys & Girls Age Pre-K(4) thru Grade 5 at start of program

Volleyball Tryouts

Suburban Volleyball is for resident girls entering 7th/8th grade in September. Matches will be held the entire month of October. Parents are expected to transport players to all away matches. Matches will be played against towns such as Verona, West Caldwell & Montville.

Girls entering 7th and 8th Grade in September

Cross Country

Cross country is a sport where teams and individuals run long distance races on outdoor courses. This year the team will be coached by John Borgese. John headed our Recreation Track program as well. Meets will be held against towns such as Verona, Montclair, Roseland, West Orange, Caldwell and Millburn. Parents are responsible for the transporting of kids to away meets. Children in grades 1-3 will be learning the sport and only be participating in practice, we will need parent volunteers and there is limited space.

Children – Grades 1 through 8 (Only grades 4-8 will compete in meets)

Girls Developmental Softball Clinic

Coach, Nikki Velardi and Staff will be holding a Fall Development Softball Clinic. Sessions will be geared toward skill development, physical development, all with some fun mixed in! This clinic will promote concepts of hard work, dedication, and commitment toward achieving a goal. Come learn the game! We recommend that all players attending the clinic bring the following: Cleats/Sneakers (no metal cleats), Catchers Equipment, Water Bottle, Hat/Visor, Glove, Bat.

Girls Ages 5-12, from any town

Fall Tennis Clinic

Clinics will be supervised by veteran and accomplished player, Lynne DiGiacomo. These clinics are provided to teach and demonstrate the basics of the game and having fun while doing so! Participants will not be permitted to switch classes. You must only attend clinic on the day you have registered for. Children  must bring a racquet.

Children – Ages 5 to 14. Limited space.

Competition Cheerleading

Youth K-8th grade are eligible to participate. Youth will be evaluated on dance, jumps, tumbling and stunting. All youth will make a team based on age and appropriate level. Exhibition, Level 1 or Level 2. Competition Cheer is a true team sport, therefore practices are mandatory and are held Tuesdays and Thursdays in the Fall and Winter. Competition season runs January through March with 6-8 local competitions and potentially one national event (Atlantic City or Hershey Park Pennsylvania, PA).

Children – Grades K-8

Panther Pride Volleyball Clinic

Clinics will be run by Jim O’Hagan and Erica O’Hagan. This program will teach the basics of volleyball while having fun at the same time!

Girls, Grades 4 through 8

Kinetic Kidz

This 8 week gross/fine motor skills class for ages 2-4 with their care giver, will include a series of warm ups, across the floor and introduction of a movement theme. Kinetic Kidz is based on the four elements of dance: Body, Space, Time and Force. This class will mentor caregivers on how to incorporate more movement based activities within their toddler’s days. (One care giver per child is required)

Children – Ages 2 to 4 with caregiver. Limited space.

Creative Movement

The class teaches the basics of self-expression through movement, visualization and audio associations.  With the use of props and music, the children will explore the 4 elements of creative dance: body, space, force and time.  This class will include a series of warm ups, across the floor and introduction of a movement theme.   This class will also enhance balance; coordination, musicality and future develop motor skills. What to wear: Comfortable clothes with sneakers. Ballet slippers may also be worn. Creative Movement, is an introduction to dance.

Children – Ages 4 to 6. Limited space.

Music Theater

This eight week course will introduce the students to acting, singing, and dancing and the world of musical theatre. They will focus on learning the terminology of the theatre, creating a character, vocalization, creative writing and choreography. For the acting segment of this class, we will focus on improvisation, as we free each actor of their inhibitions. Acting is important for children of all ages, as it strengthens their self-esteem. At the end of the 8 week course we will have an informal showing of the work we have accomplished.

Music Theater Children – Grades 3-5. Limited space.


Former elementary STEM teacher, Larry “Doc” Siegel, introduces the Engineering Design Process to young engineers who will build towers, bridges, egg catchers and more. They will collaborate, brainstorm solutions, design, construct, test and present 3D solutions. No child is too young to think like an engineer. After all, it’s about thinking!!! For more information visit, www.drstempresents.com.

Children – Ages 4 thru Grade 5. Limited space.


In this 8-week program, Coach Rob of Rhino Den, will use bands, ladders, obstacle courses and other easy to use equipment, to provide the best strength training & conditioning sessions for your child!

Why is strength training important for youth? When done properly, strength training can; increase muscle strength and endurance, help protect your child’s muscles and joints from injuries, as well as help improve your child’s performance in nearly any sport. Strength training (or resistance exercise) increases muscle strength by making muscles work against a weight or force.

Children – Ages 4-9 (separated by age; LIMITED CLASS SIZES)

US Sports Institute Squirt Programs

The US Sports Institute in conjunction with the Cedar Grove Rec Department, will hold Soccer Squirt, T-Ball Squirt & Multi-Sport Squirt programs. Registration is done through the US Sports Institute website, not the Township Recreation Department. CLICK HERE to visit the US Sports Page with information fliers and registration link.

Fall Program Applications

USSI Fall/Late Fall Programs 2023Registration through USSIPDF
Panther Pride Volleyball ClinicGirls Grades 4-8PDF
Music TheaterChildren Grades 3-5; Choice of 6-7pm OR 7-8pmPDF
Kinetic KidzChildren Ages 2-3 with CaregiverPDF
Girl’s TRAVEL Volleyball TroutsGirls in Grades 7 & 8 are eligible to tryoutPDF
Fall Tennis ClinicsChildren Ages 5-14; Choice of Tuesday OR FridayPDF
Fall Softball ClinicGirls Ages 5-12PDF
Fall Softball ClinicDrop-In ONLY registration form. Print and bring with payment to clinic.PDF
Fall Recreation Soccer League & ClinicDEADLINE TO REGISTER IS AUGUST 11thPDF
Dr. STEMChildren Ages 4 thru Grade 5PDF
Development Soccer ClinicsChildren Pre-K(4)-5th Grade; LIMITED CLASS SIZEPDF
Cross CountryTeam Grades 4-8; Clinic Grades 1-3 (limited capacity)PDF
Creative MovementChildren Ages 4-6PDF

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