“The City of Asbury Park’s Summer Recreation programs provide youth with opportunities to engage in meaningful activities that foster growth and connection. We are pleased to be able to offer a range of experiences this summer from swimming and surfing to track and music, and we’re sure there’s something for everyone,” says Leesha Floyd, Recreation and Special Events Director of the City of Asbury Park.

Floyd also states, “Providing these opportunities for youth not only enriches their lives but also strengthens our community by promoting physical and mental well-being and fostering a sense of belonging and pride in our City.”

Summer Program Photo Gallery

Program Itinerary

Summer Track Program
Mondays at 9 am
June 3 to June 24

Learn exercises, proper stretching, participate in drills and cool down techniques in this fun filled camp.
Grades K-12
Asbury Park High School Track
Fee $25

Soccer Program
Mondays 5:30 pm
June 24 to July 29

Learn the basics and participate in friendly soccer games.
Grades 1 to 5
Asbury Park Bradley Elementary Soccer Field
Fee $25

Youth Swimming Lessons
Wednesdays 5-6 pm
July 17 to August 20
Weekly lessons to learn the basics of swimming.
Grades 1 to 6
Boys & Girls Club at 1201 Monroe Avenue
Fee $25
Space is limited. First-come/first-served.

Adult Swimming Lessons
Wednesdays 4-5 pm
July 17 to August 20
Weekly lessons to learn the basics of swimming.
Ages 18+
Boys & Girls Club at 1201 Monroe Avenue
Fee $25

FREE Summertime Surf One-Week Surf Clinic
Grades 2-6
Email [email protected] for details and to sign up.
Space is limited. First-come/ first-served.

FREE City of Asbury Park Spray Park
Visit our newly upgraded spray park this summer!
Atkins Ave behind AP Middle School
Open Daily 12 noon-7 pm, Weather Permitting
Memorial Day Through Labor Day
Free admission
Children must be supervised by an adult

FREE Lakehouse Music Academy Week Long Music Camp
Grades 6-12
619 Lake Avenue
Details to be posted shortly on www.cityofasburypark.com/recreation. Space is limited. First-come/first served.

To register, visit City Hall (1 Municipal Plaza) Monday to Friday from 9am to 4pm. Additional registration hours will also be held on Saturday, June 22nd from 10am to 12pm. Payment can be made by cash (please bring exact amount) or check/money order made payable to: City of Asbury Park. Credit/Debit card payments are not accepted.

All dates and times are subject to change. For more information, contact Recreation Director Leesha Floyd at 732-502-5759 or email [email protected].

Kerry Margaret Butch is a founding member of the Asbury Park Reporter. Throughout her career, she worked to increase grassroots input in local public policy. She served as the Executive Director of both the Asbury Park Consortium and the League of Women Voters of New Jersey. Notably, she produced the documentaries entitled, “Greetings from Asbury Park,” shown throughout the country and on PBS, and “Storming for the Vote: Hurricane Sandy and the Election.”

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