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Recreation
1301 Bacharach Blvd
Atlantic City, NJ 08401
The mission of this office is two fold 1) to promote this city as a major tourist attraction, family resort and convention center, and 2) to allow its residents to benefit from the former by way of the types of special events, activities and other forms of entertainment the city plays host to.

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Atlantic City Art Center

The beautiful Atlantic Ocean is the backdrop for one of Atlantic City’s best kept secrets over the past 50 years… The Atlantic City Art Center.

Located on historic Garden Pier on the Atlantic City Boardwalk, the Atlantic City Art Center is a 2500 square-foot gallery providing a unique setting that showcases national and regional artists. Scheduled exhibitions feature one of a kind artwork by artists and artisans working in all media.

A small gift shop offers a selection of cards, books, prints, jewelry and other gift items.

Each year, the Art Center features wonderful exhibitions. Among those include 2 annual membership shows August and December, a celebration of Black History in February, Women’s History in March, Intergenerational and Teen Arts in May and Hispanic Heritage Month in September.

The public is invited to meet with the artists on the first Sunday of each month for a reception.

For more information please contact us at:
The Atlantic City Art Center
New Jersey Avenue & The Boardwalk
Atlantic City, NJ 08401
Open daily from 10:00am-4:00pm (except major holidays)
(609)347-5837

Admission and Parking are Free






Atlantic City Historical Museum

Thousands of visitors each year are greeted by Atlantic City’s unofficial ambassador Mr. Peanut during a visit to the Atlantic City Historical Museum.

Home to the award-winning exhibit “Atlantic City: Playground of the Nation,” the Historical Museum presents the culturally diverse, exciting history of Atlantic City in a nostalgic timeline.

Located on historic Garden Pier overlooking the world-famous beach, boardwalk and majestic Atlantic Ocean, the Historical Museum features Miss America memorabilia, vintage photographs, local artifacts and a continuously playing video presentation Boardwalk Ballyhoo.

For more information please contact us at:

The Atlantic City Historical Museum
New Jersey & The Boardwalk
Atlantic City, NJ 08401
Open Daily from 10am to 4pm (except major holidays)
(609)347-5839

Admission and Parking are free.

Youth Services/Recreation

Summer Youth Employment program
Summer Food Program
Summer Camp Program
Evening Recreation Program
Handicap/Disabled Recreation Program
Learning Tree Latchkey Programs

The Evening Recreation Program provides various activities for age group K-adult held at the following locations:

Atlantic City High School
1400 Albany Ave.
Atlantic City, NJ 08401

Monday – Friday
4pm-8:30pm
All Ages, Open Swimming, Proper Attire: Swim Suit
The pool is located in the Sports Complex.

Chelsea Heights School
4101 Filbert Ave.
Atlantic City, NJ 08401
William Fisher, Recreation Center Director
(609)347-6413

Monday-Friday
Age group K-6
4:00pm-5:30pm
Various activities such as; Tennis, soccer, scatter-dodge, kickball, hockey, football, basketball, double dutch and volley ball. Coming soon….Chess.

Monday-Friday
Age Group 14-18
5:30pm-7:30pm
Open Basketball…3 on 3 or 5 on 5 also table tennis.

Monday
Age Group Adults
7:00pm-9:30pm
Open Basketball, Table tennis


Tuesday and Thursday
Age Group Adults
8:30-9:30pm
Basketball League and Table Tennis

Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. School Complex
1700 Marmora Ave.
Atlantic City, NJ 08401
Recreation Center Director, Mr. Lloyd Barksdale

Monday-Friday
Age Group 5-12
4:00pm-5:30pm
Recreational swimming, swimming team, open gym, soccer, wiffleball, kickball, dodgeball and basketball, special events (T.B.A.)

Monday (Girls Night)
Age Group 13-17
6:00pm-8:00pm
Swimming (girls), Gym (girls), Weight room (Co-ed)

Monday
Age Group 5-12 and their families
6:00pm-9:30pm
Family Night/Swimming

Tuesday-Friday
6:00pm-9:30pm
Co-ed swimming, open gym, weights, ping pong, basketball

Monday
Age Group Adults
6:00pm-9:30pm
Ladies night gym, weights and swimming

Tuesday-Friday
Age Group Adults
8:00pm-9:30pm
Swimming, weights and basketball

Monday-Friday
Age Group Adults
4:00-9:30pm
Fitness Program


New Jersey Avenue School Gymnasium
35 N. New Jersey Ave.
Atlantic City, NJ 08401
Recreation Center Director, Stephen Garrett
Monday-Friday
Age Group 5-12
4:00pm-5:30pm
Basketball, football, jump rope, uno and various table games

Uptown School Complex
323 Madison Ave.
Atlantic City, NJ 08401
Recreation Center Director, George Crouch
(609)347-6882

Monday – Friday
Age Group 5-12
4:00pm-5:30pm
Basketball, kickball, dodge ball, movies and swimming

Monday – Friday
Age Group 13-17
6:00pm-7:30pm
Basketball, swimming and weight room

Monday – Friday
Age Group Adult
7:45pm-9:30pm
Basketball, swimming and weight room. Proper attire to be worn at specific activities listed above is: Shorts, Sneakers, Sweatpants or Swim Suits.

Wednesday and Thursday
Age Group 5 years – Adult
5:00pm-6:30pm
Karate
Proper attire Karate Gear

Monday, Wednesday and Thursday
Age Group Adult
7:30pm-8:30pm
Aerobics

Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Age Group Adult
5:00pm-8:30pm
Soul Line Dancing

Learning Tree Latchkey Program: Open to Atlantic City residents only

This program is provided for working parents with children 5 years old through 12 years old. 5 year olds must be attending kindergarten and bring birth certificate to register.

Special Events/Field Trips:
All of the sites will participate in several special events and go on field trips on various occasions. Parents will be notified in a timely manner of all special events and field trips.

For more information please contact:

Division of Youth Services
P.A.L. Building
250 No. New York Ave.
Atlantic City, NJ 08401
(609)347-5504
 
 
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1301 Bacharach Blvd
Atlantic City, NJ 08401
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