Summer Recreation

The Summer Recreation Program is from July 8th through August 9th for Wharton residents! Children aged 5 through going into 8th grade are eligible to participate for free in the Summer Recreation Program. Summer Recreation runs from 9 a.m.- Noon M-F at Robert Street Park.

Proof of Wharton residency is required.

In person registrations will be taking place at the Wharton Carnival on 6/7 from 5-9pm, 6/16 at Robert Street Park from 10am-11:30am, and at the Movie Night in the Park on 6/28 from 7-8pm. You can also get a registration form here or in Town Hall and submit it in Town Hall or on the first day of camp. 

Children can sign up for up to two paid off campus trips. Planned trips this year are 7/11 Turtle Back Zoo  9:30am-2:30pm $15, 7/18 Somerset Patriots Game 10am-2:30pm $12, 7/25 Frog Falls 10am-3pm $18, 8/1 Bowling 9am-11:30am $12, 8/8 Aspen Ice 9-11am and Hackettstown Pool 12-3pm $20. You may sign up for and pay for trips at any of the registration events or on the first day of camp. Please be advised if you wait to sign up for trips until the first day of camp, they may be full.

Free breakfast will be served each day for all particpants through the Community Food Bank of New Jersey. 



Borough of Wharton

Wharton is a community of approximately 6,500 residents in the highlands of Morris County. Wharton is located between Routes 15, 46 and 80, stretching south from the main entrance of Picatinny Arsenal, a major army research and development center, to Route 46 abounded on the west by Roxbury Township and the east by Dover and Rockaway Township. The Borough is approximately 2.2 square miles.

Contact Information

10 Robert Street, Wharton,
New Jersey 07885
Phone - (973) 361-8444

Town Hall Office Hours
8:30 AM - 4:30 PM Moday thru Friday

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