, Senior Clerk
45 Don Connor Blvd
Jackson, NJ 08527
The mission of the Jackson Township Department of Recreation and Senior Services is to enhance the quality oflife in Jackson Township by providing the best possible recreation facilities, open natural spaces and programs for our citizens.
The primary service of the Jackson Township-Department of Recreation and Senior Services is to provide opportunities for enriching the lives and meeting the recreational needs ofthe Jackson Township residents. The expressed purpose of the department is to maintain and develop facilities and programs that provide a well-rounded, wholesome program ofleisure time activities for the people residing in the community.
The department will continually strive to make available to the people public property that has recreational value. The department also recognizes and strives to implement the joint use of public property for the multi-purpose and financial advantages it has for the residents of the community.
Jackson Township Senior Center serves as a focal point for programs and services relating to the seniors of Jackson Township. The center has grown greatly in the past two years and is attended on a daily basis by over 150 people. Special events at the center average 170 patrons. The center provides critical transportation for shopping and. non-emergency doctor appointments for the seniors of the township. In July, the Nutrition Site moved to the center and is now serving over 50 people a day a hot and nutritious meal.
The Ultimate goal of the center is to promote independence through activity and social contact.