National Guard Competition Event 

On Wednesday, April 26, 2017 the NJ National Guard will be conducting a competition involving their personnel along the Delaware River.

Helicopters will be used to drop personnel off on the Pennsylvania side of Washington Crossing Park. Participants will then travel by inflatable boat across the river. Participants will then run south along the canal path.

The participants will then turn around and complete this same course in reverse.

This event is scheduled to take place between 7 AM and 12 PM.  


Road Construction Announcement

On or about Monday, April 10, 2017 Mercer County D.O.T. will be milling and paving Carter Road (CH 569) between Pennington Rocky Hill Road (Mt. Rose intersection) and Princeton Avenue in Hopewell Borough.

Work will occur Monday through Friday between 9 am and 3 pm. The road will be closed to through traffic during these hours. Full access will be permitted during non-working hours.

Motorists will be directed to use East Broad Street/Hopewell-Rocky Hill Road (CH 518), Province Line Road, and Cherry Valley Road.

This work is anticipated to take approximately 20 working days.


Bridge Reconstruction Notice

On or about Monday, December 5, 2016 the Mercer County Department of Transportation and Infrastructure will start the rehabilitation of the two bridges on River Drive, one over Fiddlers Creek, and one over Steele Run, which have been closed for over three years.

Sections of River Drive, near these two bridges, will remain closed to pedestrian and vehicular traffic for the duration of the project.

This project is to be completed in 150 calendar days, weather permitting.






























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Mission Statement
Hopewell Township Recreation Department
201 Washington Crossing-Pennington Road
Titusville, NJ 08560
Phone: 609-737-3753 Fax: 609-737-2813

Office hours: Weekdays 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
Office Location: Hopewell Twp. Public Works Building

Judy Niederer
Recreation Director

Kimberly Poole
Program Assistant

Field Use Application Packet – Twin Pines or Independence Park

The goal of the Hopewell Township Parks & Recreation Department is to provide a comprehensive array of recreation and leisure services for the entire Hopewell Valley community. 

Now in our 17th year, we are pleased to continue our service to the residents of Hopewell Township, and our neighboring municipalities of Pennington Borough and Hopewell Borough with quality programs and events. 

The department publishes two annual seasonal brochures that are mailed to every resident. The current Spring/Summer 2017 Program Guide details a wide variety of community trips, family trips, senior programs, youth & teen activities and summer camp opportunities. This spring & summer we invite you to join us as we travel to the DuPont Estate of Winterthur, Ellis Island, and an overnight trip to Southern Coastal Maine! Enjoy a cruise on Lake Hopatcong, take in a baseball game at Yankee Stadium or Citizens Bank Park, and see some terrific shows. In addition to these community trips, the HTPRD also sponsors summer camps for youth and teens including Art In The Park, Skate Camp, Baseball, Multi-sport, Soccer & Field Hockey Camps. New this year is a Bricks 4 Kidz Camp that will introduce children to engineering, architecture, & scientific principles while building machines, buildings, and vehicles out of LEGO Bricks! For our teen’s, don’t forget to check out the ever popular Teen Travel Camp for a summer of great fun as we travel to amusement parks, beaches, themed restaurants, outdoor adventures, and more!

For complete details, just click on the above link to our Spring/Summer Program Guide.

Online Registration is Here!  Follow the Link Below.

Through online registration you can:

  • View program descriptions
  • Register for programs and camps
  • Receive email reminders
  • Print invoice and mail in with payment to:

Hopewell Township Parks & Recreation
201 Washington Crossing-Pennington Road
Titusville, NJ 08560

Additional information on our trips and programs is available by clicking on the activity you are interested in.

Tropicana Casino – Atlantic City April 11, Tuesday
“Best of Broadway” at Doolan’s Spring Lake April 20, Thursday
“Hello Dolly” on Broadway                           May 3, Wednesday
Winterthur Gardens & Mansion Tour  May 9, Tuesday
Ellis Island and Statue of Liberty May 23, Tuesday
Overnight Trip to Southern Coastal Maine
Including Ogunquit, Kennebunkport, Portland & Freeport

June 5 - June 8
“Bandstand” on Broadway June 14, Wednesday
Phillies vs. Boston Red Sox June 15, Thursday
Lake Hopatcong Luncheon Cruise “Miss Lotta” July 7, Friday
Teen Travel Camp Program Begins July 10
Yankees vs. Cleveland Indians at Yankee Stadium August 28, Monday
“Vegas Legends” at the American Music Theatre and Shady Maple Smorgasbord August 30, Monday
National 9/11 Museum and Memorial September 19, Tuesday
“Hello Dolly” on Broadway (Trip #2) September 27, Wednesday

Summer Camps, Programs, & Teen Travel Registrations

Bricks 4 Kidz Camp
Field Hockey League
Girls Soccer Technical Training Camp
Boys Summer Soccer Nights
Skateboard Camp
Multi-Sport Camp ages 5-11 years
Teen Travel Camp (entering 7th grade through 10th grade)










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