Township of Long Hill


Parks & Recreation Director:  Lisa Scanlon x219
Recreation Assistant: 
915 Valley Road Gillette, NJ 07933


Check here for Recreation Advisory Committee Notices
PLEASE NOTE:  The 2021 meeting schedule for Recreation Advisory Committee Meetings has changed.  We will be meeting on the third Tuesday of each month. 
2021 Meeting Dates:  1/19, 2/16, 3/16, 4/20, 5/18, 6/15, 7/20, 8/17, 9/21, 10/19, 11/16, 12/21.  All meetings are normally held at Town Hall in the lobby area near the Recreation Dept. at 7:30pm, but we are currently meeting virtually due to the pandemic.  All meetings are open to the public.  If you would like to join our virtual meeting, please email us at least 24 hours in advance.  We're always looking for new members!   
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Members of the Recreation Advisory Committee


The Recreation Advisory Committee meets one Tuesday evening of every month at 7:30pm at Town Hall. The meetings are open to the public, and suggestions are always welcome. Check your Long Hill Township Calendar or the website calendar for dates.


The Recreation Advisory Committee is a group of township volunteers appointed by the Mayor each for a 5 year term. Some of their annual events are: The Halloween Parade, The Stirling Lake Beach Dances, The Memorial Day Town Picnic and Stirling Lake Open House, and the Spring Egg Hunt. Their duties as per Township Ordinance include: (a) Recommend a recreation program, including special events, to the Township Committee; (b) Coordinate with independent recreation groups such as Long Hill Baseball / Softball Association, soccer, lacrosse, field hockey; advise Planning Board regarding recreational facilities; Other duties as assigned by the Township Committee.


Ben Lindeman (Chair)
Kathleen Petrones (Vic-Chair)
Beth Smargiassi (Secretary)
Emily Kesselmeyer
Laura Mertz
Tracy Aroneo
Steve Kesselmeyer
Juanita Lawrence
Dave Theoclitus
Trish Gianakis
Jessica Brennan
Diana Ivanova
Enas Elissa
Lauren Staats
Marlena Janis
Danielle Daley
Scott Lavender (LHT Committee Liaison)