Recreation, Events And Library Activities Busy Roxbury Residents

Looking ahead to spring, sign up for sports through Roxbury Recreation.

Spring Track Clinic is designed to introduce children in first through second grade to the track program. Season starts mid-March; practice will be on Tuesdays and Thursdays, with meets on Fridays. Coaches needed too! Register online or in-person at Roxbury Rec. Children must be born in 2009 or later for this program.  Fee:  $45; includes t-shirt.
Spring Track – Bantam, Midget & Youth is for children currently in second through eighth grade, born in 2008 or earlier, no experience necessary.  Season starts mid-March; practice will be on Tuesdays and Thursdays, with most meets on Sunday afternoons. Coaches needed too! Register online or in-person at Roxbury Rec. Fee: $45; includes t-shirt.

Roxbury Soccer Club- Registration for In-town, Travel and Mites Programs is now open for the spring 2017 season.  Register by Feb. 1 for In-Town and Travel and by April 8 for Mites to avoid late fees.  Visit for more details.

Street Hockey for children in first through sixth grade. Different levels organized. Season runs end of January through March. Equipment needed is helmet, hockey gloves, shin guards & hockey stick.  Register online or in-person Rec Office.  Fee: $70; includes t-shirt.

Girls Winter Lacrosse Clinic  for girls in grades three through eight who are registered on spring travel teams. Six week Saturday program begins Feb. 4, 2 p.m.-3 p.m., at Kozak Indoor Center in Randolph. Register online or in person at Rox Rec. Fee: $50.

Roxbury Basebal- registration is now open for ages four-16. Register at Roxbury Baseball Association. Registration closes on Jan. 31. The season starts in early April, and runs through mid-June. Games/practices will be one to two nights per week, and Saturdays. For more info, please email

Spring 2017 Girls Lacrosse- register now for girls in third through eighth grade. Season begins April. Register online or in person at Rec Office; deadline is Jan. 31. Fee: $85, two children, $135, family max, $190.

Boys Jr. Gaels Lacrosse- registration is open for boys in second through eighth grade. This travel program runs March through June. More info at Fee: $95; two children, $170; family max, $225.

Recreation Children’s Bowling League- Bumper Bowling for kids in kindergarten to third; Regular Bowling for kids in fourth through eighth. Dates are Wednesdays through March 22, 4 p.m.-5:15 p.m. at Circle Bowl. Total of 21 sessions of two games each. Register in-person only at Rox Rec anytime through March 22.

Upcoming events in Roxbury are plenty.

 Roxbury Dog and Cat Licensing forms for 2017 are available at the Roxbury Health Dept. in Succasunna; 2017 Dog and Cat Licensing forms will be mailed out to current license holders.  Due to a software change, new forms may be obtained at the Health Dept. The late fee has increased to $25 after Jan. 31. Call 973-448-2028 with any questions.

Roxbury Social Services in need of donations

Open 8 a.m.-1 p.m. every Monday, Wednesday and Friday. Funding through public assistance is depleted at this time.  Funding is needed for clients for electric and oil, plus for shelter for homeless clients. Monetary donations are welcome.

On Sat., Feb. 11, 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m., Roxbury Soccer Club Grade 9 Referee Certification Course

at Roxbury Senior Center in Succasunna. This course is for new referees only.  To be eligible to be a referee, you must be at least 14 years of age by the date of the test (no exceptions). Once the maximum number of registrations is received, the course will close and there is no wait list and no walkins.  For further information, contact Stuart Marcus at

Sat., Feb. 18, 9 a.m. to noon,  Social Services Donation-Saturday Hours

At Roxbury Social Services in Succasunna. Donations are welcome on one designated Saturday per month through August. Social Services is open for donations only. The Food Pantry will not be accessible.

Roxbury Public Library hosts weekly programs.

Join in for a game of Mah Jongg. The group meets every Wednesday at 1 p.m. Do not have to be an expert to participate and all skill levels are welcome.  Join the fun and make new friends! For further information, call (973) 584-2400, x501 or email

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