Mount Olive Recreation Seeks Instructors for Spring 2014

Turn Your Hobbies & Interests into a Profit


Mount Olive, NJ – Residents in and around Mount Olive rely on the Mount Olive Recreation Department for a wide variety of activities and programming for all ages. As we move into 2014 Mount Olive Recreation is seeking to expand their instructional programming even further.


“I know we have a lot of talented people in the community who are seeking opportunities to share their talents and interests,” stated Recreation Supervisor Jill Daggon.


The Recreation Department is currently seeking skilled instructors to teach fitness, enrichment, leisure, art and computer classes from toddlers to seniors on a contract basis. Individuals interested in sharing their passion, training and/or experience are encouraged to submit a course proposal for consideration beginning in Spring of 2014. Course proposal forms are available through Mount Olive Recreation 973-691-0900 x7261 or by Proposal must be received by December 31st to be considered for Spring of 2014.



Give the Gift of Play

Fundraising Continue for Mount Playmore

Mount Olive, NJ – As we welcome the season of shiny wrapping, oversized bows and wide-eyed children Mount Olive Recreation has a wonderful idea for a different form of gift this year. There is no greater gift that we can give our children than play, the foundation of happy memories and healthy activity. Supporting Mount Playmore, the new playground to be built in Spring of 2014 at Turkey Brook Park, is a wonderful way to directly engage in your community and give your children a gift this holiday season that will enhance their childhood and live forever in their memories.

Mount Playmore will replace the small existing playground at Turkey Brook Park with a spectacular dream playground designed by our children and brought to reality with the expertise of a Leathers and Associates playground architect. Leathers and Associates are the same designers used to create Imagination Station in Roxbury, NJ.

Think of the pride your child will feel when they see the new playground and better yet they see their family’s name listed on the donor board or engraved on a fence post. They will know each and every time they enjoy Mount Playmore that their family helped to build it.


Sponsorship of Mount Playmore ranges from $50 for an engraved fence picket to $2000 for a major component like swings. All opportunities can be viewed and sponsored through the Mount Olive Recreation web

All funds received will go directly towards the building of and materials for Mount Playmore. With your generosity, Mount Playmore can enrich the quality of life for present and future generations of children and be an essential part of a healthy childhood for all families living in Mount Olive, a gift of immeasurable value.


Savor the Flavors of Mount Olive

Mt Olive Recreation Hosts Restaurant Week 2014


Mount Olive, NJ – Late January is typically a dreary, cold time in Northern New Jersey but this year Mount Olive will be hot and full of flavor as Mount Olive Recreation hosts Restaurant Week from Monday, January 27ththrough Friday, January 31st.


Various local restaurants including Applebee’s of Mount Olive, Down to the Bone BBQ, The Corner Pub, Branda’s Ristorante and Enzo’s to name a few will offer fixed price dinner specials for $20.14 per person. The meals will include appetizers, entrée & dessert. Tax, tip and drinks are not included in the fixed price.


Any local restaurant interested in participating in Mount Olive Recreation Restaurant Week should contact Laura Rimmer,


For a complete list of participating restaurants and their menus please visit the Mount Olive Recreation or like us on Facebook: MtOliveRecreation.




Mount Olive Recreation Partners with Area Non-Profits

MOmentum spreads to help others!


Mount Olive, NJ – Mount Olive Recreation has long strived to provide fun, family friendly special events for all abilities throughout the year. In 2014 the impact of those events expands even further. “We have developed relationships with beloved area non-profits to assist them with their fundraising goals,” stated Jill Daggon, Recreation Supervisor, “and we hope this new model will bring even greater livelihood to our special events.”


Two of the events encompassed in the Motion Kia Rx for Healthy MOmentum will benefit different non-profits. The Do or Dye 5K Run/Walk in April will assist the Alzheimer’s Association of Greater New Jersey and The Raiders of the Lost Park Mud Run and Kid’s Mud Run in June will assist the Make a Wish Foundation.


The Strut Your Mutt Pawrade & Doggie Pawty in June will assist the Noah’s Ark Campus of St. Hubert’s Animal Welfare Center. The Tour de Mount Olive going into it’s 3rd year and extending to a 40 mile course will assist the American Cancer Society and the newest Mount Olive Recreation event, the Hike & Bike Trail Stomp in October will assist the Morris ARC.


All of the aforementioned causes have committed to assist at the special events with volunteers and each will have a presence at their specified event to share information with the attending public about their mission statement, goals and accomplishments.


Registration and sponsorship opportunities for all of Mount Olive Recreation’s 2013 special events is open and viewable at





Cabin Fever Reliever

Mount Olive Recreation Hosts a Free Event for Children & Families


Budd Lake, NJ (Saturday, February 22nd, 2013) – Have the grey skies of winter made you glum? Are your children climbing up the walls at home? Mount Olive Recreation in partnership with Flanders Pediatric Dentistry is hosting a FREE family friendly event, Cabin Fever Reliever, on Saturday, February 23rd in the Mount Olive Senior Center located at 204 Flanders-Drakestown Road with loads of fun, interactive games and activities.


Open to resident and non-residents this day of indoor fun will feature dancing, games, crafts, face painting, karate, origami, and more! “We are really hoping to showcase all of the wonderful programs and instructors we have in Mount Olive Recreation,” stated Recreation Director Jill Daggon.


Boy Scout Troop 312 will also be on site selling hot dogs, hamburgers and juice as a fundraiser for their upcoming projects.


For more information please visit our website or call us at 973-691-0900 x7263.



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