Services: Recreation

Sports & Activities

Opportunities to partake in sports and athletics abound in Vernon. The Vernon Police Athletic League (Vernon PAL) is the largest provider of programs for youths and adults in the township. Their offerings are supplemented by a host of independent sports organizations and athletic leagues.

Vernon PAL program information and a listing of other township organizations/leagues follows. Still not sure how to proceed? Contact the Department of Recreation & Community Development at 973.764.4055, ext. 2261 and they’ll point you in the right direction.

Vernon PAL Programs

Because program information is subject to change, please be sure to visit the Vernon PAL website for complete details and registration information.

  • Intown Basketball
    Who: Boys grades 1 - 12, girls grades 1 - 8
  • Travel Basketball
    Who: Grades 5 - 8
  • After School Fun
    Who: Grades 2 - 7
  • Mad Science
    Who: Grades 2 - 4
  • Lacrosse
    Who: Boys grades 1 - 8, girls grades 3 - 8
  • Bowling
    Who: Grades K - 8
  • Wrestling
    Who: Grades K - 8
  • Ski Club
    Who: Grades 3 - 12
  • Floor Hockey
    Who: Ages 4 to 6
  • Soccer
    Who: Ages 4 to 6
  • Basketball
    Who: Ages 4 to 6
  • Horseback Riding
    Who: Grades K - 8
  • Safety Town
    Who: Children entering Kindergarten in September
  • Summer Fun Camp
    Who: Grades 1 - 7
  • T-Ball
    Who: Kindergarteners or 5-year-olds
  • Archery
    Who: Grades 3 - 5
  • Zumba and exercise classes
    Who: Ages 15+
  • Men’s Basketball
    Who: High school graduates and older
  • Summer Tennis Camp
    Who: Ages 5+
  • Pickup Lacrosse (summer)
    Who: Sophomore and older
  • Men’s & Women’s Pickup Soccer (summer)
    Who: Adults age 18+
  • Youth Leadership Council
    Who: Ages 11 to 18

Sports Organizations and Leagues

Vernon Youth Soccer
P.O. Box 732, Vernon, NJ 07462
www.vernonyouthsoccer.org
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Vernon Little League
www.vernonlittleleague.org
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Chris Bell, President
Vernon Youth Football and Cheerleading
P.O. Box 824, Vernon, NJ 07462
www.vernonyouthfootball.org
Football Contact: Joe Sedlock 973.222.3970
Cheerleading Contact: Kristy Riegler 973.903.3338
Vernon Girl’s Softball League
www.vernongirlssoftball.com
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Contact: Jim Trezza
Office: 973.764.1941
Cell: 845.820.8050
Vernon Men’s Softball League
6 Indian Trail, Vernon, NJ 07462
Contact: Arnold Cwirko
Cell: 201.410.2001
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Vernon Women’s Softball League
Contact: Linda Smigen
Cell: 973.271.1499
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Vernon Township Co-Ed Softball
Contact: Andy Watts
Cell: 973.534.4860
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Vernon Horseshoe League
Contact: Don Couser
Cell: 973.997.5120
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