The Union County
Department of Parks offers recreational programs for people with
disabilities year-round for children, age 5, through adult. Programs
include sports— fishing, golf, volleyball, swimming, karate,
ice skating, and horseback riding for children—along with programs
in ceramics, horticulture, cooking, and yoga for teens.
programs during the year have included the annual barn dance, nature
programs at the county’s Trailside Nature & Science Center, and a Cinco de Mayo fest. More than 600 residents from the county and
surrounding areas take advantage of this unique programming, which
at times involves partnering with local community centers, schools,
colleges, YMCAs, businesses, support organizations and volunteer
Click here to view
Margaret Heisey, Program
Phone: 908-527-4806 | E-mail:
Service (TRS) for those who have
speech or hearing
available by dialing 711.
Click here to sign up
for program & activity
We are running another Yoga Session at Trailside Nature
and Science Center in Mountainside, 452 New Providence Road from 5pm to 6pm.
for the registration form; the session will cost $12. Please mail
us the form and payment so we can sign you up.
Please make checks payable to “County of Union”
Registration Form to: Department of Parks and Recreation, 10 Elizabethtown
Plaza, Elizabeth, NJ 07207
The dates are
April 21st, 28th and May 5th, 12th, 19th