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Wednesday, April 1, 2015

Essex County to Host Fishing Derbies for Children


Essex County, New Jersey: The Essex County Department of Parks, Recreation and Cultural Affairs will host fishing derbies throughout the spring at seven Essex County parks. The fishing derbies are open to children ages 15 and under.  Prizes will be awarded, and there will be no entry fee. Fishing poles will be provided to the first 150 children, and participants are encouraged to bring their own fishing poles, in addition to bait, a chair, and a bucket. Registration will begin one hour before the start time.

The schedule is as follows:

Saturday, April 18 
12:00pm 
Branch Brook Park, Prudential Concert Grove
Newark
(Part of the Essex County Cherry Blossom Festival)

Saturday, May 2 
9:00am 
Grover Cleveland Park
Caldwell/Essex Fells 

Saturday, May 9 
9:00am 
The Orange Reservoir Waterfront at the South Mountain Recreation Complex
West Orange 

Thursday, May 14 
6:00pm 
Verona Park
Verona 

Saturday, May 16 
9:00am 
Weequahic Park
Newark 

Saturday, June 6 
9:00am 
Monte Irvin Orange Park
Orange 

Saturday, June 13
9:00am 
Irvington Park
Irvington

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