Recreation and Sports

Advancing Opportunities

Advancing Opportunities is a non-profit organization offering free social and recreational opportunities for adults and children with disabilities. Children and Adults living in Morris, Sussex, and Warren counties who are registered with the Division of Children and Families (DCF) or the Department of Developmental Disabilities (DDD). For more information on their Adults' Night Out and Parents' Night Out Programs visit their website.

ARC Morris

The Arc/Morris County Chapter is the largest provider of services for people affected by intellectual and related developmental disabilities and their families in Morris County. For more information visit their website.

Junior Knights

Junior Knights Football and Cheer leading for Rockaway, Wharton, and Mine Hill. For more information click here to go to their website.


Recreation Facilities

Hugh Force Park: offers picnic area, playground equipment and fishing - located on West Central Avenue, surrounding the Public Works building.

Robert Street Park: also known as Concialdi Park offers softball, baseball, football fields, playground equipment, picnic area and two tennis courts. Permits and information are available at Borough Hall - located on Robert Street and West Sterling Street.

Huff Street Park: offers playground equipment - located at the end of Huff Street, which is a dead-end street.
Columbia Street Park: offers basketball courts, rollerblade and playground equipment - located between Columbia Street and East Sterling Street.

Langdon Avenue Park: offers basketball court and playground equipment - located at the top of Langdon Avenue.

Wilfred Hocking Park: offers two soccer fields - located on Lafayette Street - permits to use fields are available at Borough Hall.

Memorial Park: located on South Main Street, this is a passive park with recently installed engraved pavers. There are monuments honoring all the veterans of our Country with a newly erected Civil War Monument. Stop by and have a moment of quiet as you stroll throughout this historical site.

Schiffner Park: located at 151 North Main Street next to the Pond.


Renegades Lacrosse

The Renegades Lacrosse program serves players in grades K-8 in the Morris Hills and Morris Knolls sending districts. This includes Rockaway Township, Denville, Rockaway Borough and Wharton. For more information click here to visit their website.


RT Hockey

Open to Rockaway Township, Rockaway Borough and Wharton Borough residents. Click Here for more details.

Wharton Little League

Wharton Little League. For More Information visit their website by clicking here.

Wharton Soccer Club

Wharton Soccer Club. For more information click here to visit their website.

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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