Recreation

The Recreation Commission is a group of volunteers who live in Laurel Springs. Meetings are held to discuss and promote ideas and events that can bring the community together as well as support our youth. The Recreation Commission has brought back youth sports through the Laurel Springs Youth Association and hopes to have teams together for the springs of 2015. The Commission is very proud to be a part of this small town, with a precious history and a vibrant sense of community. They constantly seek ideas and opportunities to preserve the history and pride of Laurel Springs. With this giant stake in the community, they organize events throughout the year as well as maintain the Jack Hagen Recreation Complex for our citizens. Income is generated from outside organizations that rent our beautiful fields. The complex also boasts a beautiful recreation hall which is available for rentals. Through grants and other forms of income, they continuously upgrade and beautify the complex and hold events for everyone to enjoy. Please visit us periodically to be informed of news and events.
Recreation Members for 2016

Michael Brown - Chairman
Brian Hofacker - Vice Chairman
Paul Bobby - Member
Diane Hafer - Member
Maryann Tisera - Member
Jerry Straub - Member
Leah Straub - Member
Joseph Cruz - Council Liasion
Events Planned

May 13, 2017 - Laurel Springs Day – Laurel Springs Downtown & Cord Mansion Greene
June 2, 2017 – Miss Laurel Springs Pageant – Sterling High School
Thursday July 13th • 5 pm to 11 pm - Star Wars Movies - Episodes I, II, III, and Rogue One - Recreation Center
Friday July14th • 5 pm to 11 pm - Star Wars Movies - Episodes IV, V, VI, and VII - Recreation Center
July 19, 2017 – Blueberry Festival – Whitman Stafford Farmhouse
October 14, 2017 (rain date Sunday October 15, 2017) – WhitsEnd Music Festival-Laurel Springs Downtown & Cord Mansion Greene
December 2, 2017 – 22nd Annual Tree Lighting – Cord Mansion Greene
January 13, 2018 – 4th Annual “O’TannenBOMB!!!”
Hall Rental General Information

The hall will seat 100 comfortably and tables and chairs are provided. There are 14 60” round tables and 6 rectangular tables (four 8’ and two 6’ foot). There is a full size refrigerator, ice machine, stove and microwave, but cooking is not allowed. Only heating or warming of food is allowable. There is also a small playground next to the hall where small children can play.
Renting Procedures

If the date is available on the calendar, print the hall rental application from the website. Mail the completed application with a $200.00 security deposit (refundable) and a copy of the declaration page of your homeowner’s policy to: Borough of Laurel Springs, c/o Cindy Cheeseman, 135 Broadway, Laurel Springs, NJ 08021. If you do not have homeowner’s insurance, see below under “insurance”.
Rental Fees for Borough Residents

For Social Events  
   
Monday through Thursday $150.00
   
Friday $250.00
   
Saturday and Holidays and Holiday Eves $300.00
   
Sunday $250.00
   
Non-Profit Organizations $50.00 - $150.00
   
Required Security Deposit $200.00 (Refundable)
   
For Non-Social Events  
events such as business meetings, funerals which colclude at or before 5:00 pm Monday to Sunday
   
Monday through Saturday $100.00
   
Events Recurring Monthly / Weekly / Quarterly $25.00 - $100.00 per hour
Rental Fees for Non-Borough Residents

For Social Events  
   
Monday through Thursday $300.00
   
Friday $500.00
   
Saturday and Holidays and Holiday Eves $600.00
   
Sunday $500.00
   
Non-Profit Organizations $100.00 - $300.00
   
Required Security Deposit $200.00 (Refundable)
   
For Non-Social Events  
events such as business meetings, funerals which colclude at or before 5:00 pm Monday to Sunday
   
Monday through Saturday $200.00
   
Events Recurring Monthly / Weekly / Quarterly $50.00 - $200.00 per hour
Insurance

Individual renters must provide a proof of homeowner’s insurance. The declaration page is acceptable if the liability limits are indicated. If not, a complete copy of the policy is required. Proof of insurance must be submitted the Monday before the event.
Security Deposit

A $200.00 refundable security deposit is required to be paid at the time the hall rental application is submitted. This will confirm and hold your date. Laurel Springs will use the security deposit for any damage caused by the renter. Any unused portion of the security deposit will be returned. FAILURE TO FOLLOW THE INSTRUCTIONS ON THE APPLICATION COULD RESULT IN THE LOSS OF SECURITY DEPOSIT.
Clean Up After Event

All tables and chairs must be returned as you found them. All trash must be disposed of in the dumpster outside of the kitchen and the floor must be swept. No mopping or any other cleaning is required
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Forms

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