Last Updated: November 19, 2015
  • Winter 2016 Program & Activity Registration Open
  • Christmas Tree Lighting: December 4
  • Menorah Lighting: December 6

Welcome to the Home of

Hillsborough Parks and Recreation

The Winter Activities Guide is now available.  Click the image of the cover of the guide on the left to view the guide.  Included in this activities guide:

-Youth Programs
 -Adult Programs
 -Christmas Tree Lighting
 -Spring Soccer Leagues
 -Spring Girls Softball Leagues
 -Run Around the Park

Registration begins on November 18 at 9:00am and can be done online, by phone, or in person during normal business hours.  Remember to register soon, as some programs fill quickly.










Hillsborough Township's
Christmas Tree Lighting

Friday, December 4
Festivities Begin at 6:00pm

Santa Arrives and Tree Lighting at 7pm

Visit with Santa
Christmas Tree Lighting
Hot Chocolate & Cookies
Train Rides (weather permitting) 6pm-8pm

held at the Municipal Building

(Please consider bringing a new, unwrapped gift
for Hillsborough Fire Company No. 2's annual toy drive)

New Swim Lesson Session Begins November 16th

The next swim lesson session begins November 16 and runs until January 30.  Click HERE for the schedule.  Registration is available online.

Classes are offered for Parent/Child (ages 6 months to 36 months), Beginner (ages 3 to 5), and Advanced Beginner (ages 6 to 7).

Classes have limited registration and fill quickly; sign up today!



Recreation Run Down Newsletter: Issue 7

Sign Up For Program Notices & Field Closure Text/Email Alerts Today

Text and email alerts for Field Closures and Program Notifications are now available!  To register for this free service, click on "Sign up for Alerts" on the right side of the page.  Here, you will be able to make an account.

Notifications available are:

  • Field Closures: Get notified at the latest field opening and closure status.
  • Program Notifications: Get alerted when the new program brochure is issued, for key registration deadlines, and for additional programs not in the brochure.

Registering for this service is free (data and text messaging rates may apply).  For questions with registration for this service, contact the webmaster.  Remember if you already have an account, log in using that and you may add the additional notifications you wish to receive.




About the Hillsborough Department of Parks and Recreation

Our mission is to enrich the lives of the residents of Hillsborough by providing safe, welcoming parks and recreation facilities and affordable, diverse recreation and social activities for people of all ages and abilities to play, learn, contemplate, build community, and be good stewards of our environment.


The Hillsborough Department of Parks and Recreation maintains the parks of Hillsborough and Flagtown and provides recreation programs for youth, adults, and seniors.


Youth programs include the instruction of fundamentals and skills of a variety of sports including soccer, basketball, softball, among others.  Our youth programs begin for children as young as four years old.  Sports leagues organized by the Department include fall and spring soccer, winter and summer basketball, and softball.


Adult programs include informal leagues for basketball and volleyball.


For a full list of program offerings, be sure to consult the program brochure, available on our website.  To register, you may use the Community Pass system by clicking the Program Registration link; alternatively, you may call our office to register over the phone.


All parks are open to the public from 8:00am to dusk, as per Hillsborough Township Ordinances, unless a Department program is offered at the park.  Parks and athletic fields maintained by the Department are listed under the Parks Directory link.