Upcoming Programs

Pre-School & Elementary Programs

(For more information, click the program title for a link to its flyer)

My First Art Class with Abrakadoodle- Ages 2-4 (with guardian participation)                                                         Mini Doodlers Art "Paintt & Clay" with Abrakadoodle- Ages 4-7     

                      Storytime Yoga Dance with the Joy of Motion- Ages 3-5                                                                                         Built By Me Computer Classes-Grades 3-5                                                         

                                Secrets of Magic with Magician Joe Fischer- Grades K-4                                                                                       Green Kids- Grades 3-6         

                                Storytime and Harvest Adventure with HealthBarn USA-Ages 2-4                                                                               Creative Nature Arts with HealthBarn USA-Ages 2-4

                               Bring Your Own Model Oil Pastels-Ages 8-12                                                                                                         Persepctive Drawing-Ages 8-12

                               Multi-Sports Squirts with US Sports-Ages 3-5                                                                                                         T-Ball with US Sports- Ages 3-5

                               Parent & Me Multi Sports with US Sports-Ages 2-3                                                                                                 Parent & Me T-Ball-Ages 2-3

                              Golf Instruction with TGA -Grades Pre-K through 8th                                                                                               Lacrosse with US Sports-Ages 2-3 & Grades K&1

                              Grit Ninja-Ages 5-12                                                                                                                                                  Tennis Instruction-Pre-school through 12th Grade

                              Skateboarding Instruction with Shred Co-Grades 2-6                                                                    



Adult Classes at the Stable

Watercolors with Dorrie 

Pickleball Instruction

Tennis Instruction


Single Day Camps & Special Events                     





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The mission statement of the Ridgewood Department of Parks and Recreation is to preserve open space and provide facilities and year round recreational activities that meet the needs of all residents.

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Program Registrations On Community Pass

 Registration for all programs can be completed on Community Pass . Registration closes 1 week prior to the class program start date.  All programs carry a $15 non resident fee. The Parks & Recreation Department policy does not allow refunds for any program once it has begun. Those who withdraw from a program between registration and 7 business days prior will receive a refund minus a 15% administrative fee.  Those who withdraw less then 7 business days before the program will receieve a refund minus a 20% administrative fee.  The department is not permitted to prorate, however if a participant is forced to leave a program due to injury or illness, a prorated amount will be refunded once a medical note is received. 

Registration can be done on Community Pass http://www.ridgewoodnj.net/communitypass.  New members must create an account.  The account should be created for the head of the household and then additional family members should be added.  Birthdates must be listed for each additional family member to show eligibility for programs.  Please make sure that accounts are up to date with correct emergency contacts (someone outside the household), phone numbers, medical conditions/food allergies, and that emails are correct and receiving our email blast for the most up to date information.

Once accounts are made, programs can be found in the Village Parks & Recreation line.  Click the orange Register Now button to be taken to the program catalog.

Once you've hit Register Now, you will be taken to our catalog of programs.  You can search by clicking family memebrs and it will show the eligibility for each person or click Show Sessions to see the classes offered for each program.  Class sessions will show you the dates, times, locations and availability.  Please make sure to click any red exclamation points because they show information about the class (descriptions, materials & supplies, etc). If a program is available, add to your cart and continue browsing.  If a program is full, click add to waitlist, (those on the waitlist do not pay for programs until they are released from the list). Once your cart is full, you can hit the checkout tab.  Here you will be asked to fill out program registrations forms and finally submit payment. If you have any difficulties, the staff at the Stable will be happy to assist you (201) 670-5560. 

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2022 exhibits:     

September-"9th Annual West Bergen Partial Care Art Show" Drawings/Paintings, Reception on September 8, 5:00-7:00pm

October- "Colors of Nature" by Lisa D'Amico, Paintings/Photographs,  Reception on October 6, 6:30-8:30pm

November-"Springboard", Mixed Media-Artist Group, Reception on November 13, 2:00-4:00pm

Artists who wish to have their artwork displayed at the Stable Art Gallery, 259 North Maple Avenue, Ridgewood may reach out for consideration.  Exhibits change monthly and include mixed media, photography, oils and acrylics, watercolors, drawings, textiles, and more. 

The cost to exhibit is $50 (resident), $75 (non-resident).  Art receptions are available for those who wish to invite family and friends to celebrate - the cost is $200 for a two-hour window.  Artists are required to sign a release waiver, and are asked to provide a title, a statement for the media, a personal artist biography, and the number of pieces planned for the exhibit.  Details of each display are covered in local news media, the Village website and seasonal departmental newsletters.

Kindly submit your interest, including examples, by email to Director Nancy Bigos, nbigos@ridgewoodnj.net. 

Please call 201-670-5560 for details.

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