A list and description of all the town wide events and activities available for the residents in Hillsdale.

Current Programs/Events:

Unless otherwise notated, to sign up for these Hillsdale Recreation Programs, please log onto Community Pass at 

Sports Awareness For Educating Today's Youth™
 Monday, February 12th 
Hillsdale Borough Hall 
6:30 PM - 9:30 PM 
Click here to view flyer.
Saturday, February 24th
Pascack Valley High School
9:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Click here for more info.

Hillsdale Recreation Presents 
2017 Adult Softball
Women's 18+, Men's 18+, Men's 35+

Please click here for more info.


 Duplicate Bridge

Join any time of the year; Play for a night, or for the season.  Come with a partner, or call ahead to be paired.  Season: October to May Time: Tuesday nights, 6:30 pm PROMPTLY  to 9:30 pm Held at; Meadowbrook School; Contact; Midge Coleman at 201-666-4630 or Hillsdale Recreation at 201-666-4800 x 1542. Cost; $20 residents, $40 non-residents per season. Click here to view the flyer with all the details. NO REFUNDS

Youth Basketball 2017 - 2018
Season will run December- March 2018.   Sign ups start October 9th on Community Pass. November 14th is the draft, sign up starts  October 9th  to November 10th. You must be paid no later than 11/10 or a late fee will be  added.  PROGRAM CLOSED 11/30/17


Click here to view flyer

This season the older girls will be paired up with  the River Vale girls to get a head start for High School basketball. Games for them will be played in Hillsdale and River Vale!  

Men's Basketball

For men ages 18+ Pick up style. Season: October - May, Monday's 8:00 PM -10:00 PM, held at: George White School Gym, Contact: Wayne Guskind, 201-887-6446 or Must register on Community Pass. Sign up begins in September for the 2017-2018 season.    Click here to view the flyer for the 2016-2017 season. NO REFUNDS

Navigator Basketball League

Basketball program for boys and girls with special needs.  

Grade School Division - Pre-School through 4th grade
Middle School Division - Grades 5 through 8th
Saturdays from 3:00 to 4:00 PM. The goal is to teach or improve the basic skills of basketball, encourage teamwork, exercise and have lots of fun!  Please register on Community pass. NO REFUNDS

Youth Indoor Soccer
Open to Hillsdale residents only.
For children in kindergarten through 2nd grade. This is a non-competitive, recreation soccer league.  Program runs Saturdays in February  - April.  Click here to view the flyer. For more information contact Patty Hughes at (This program is not part of the Hillsdale Soccer Association (HSA) or Pascack Valley Indoor Soccer League (PVISL) and is run independently by the Borough of Hillsdale. NO REFUNDS-INSTRUCTOR NEEDED please call 201-497-1560

Girl's Volleyball Clinic
Teaching volleyball basics and encouraging fun! For grades 4-8th, January to February at 6:00pm to 7:30pm.  This is open to Hillsdale Residents and St. John's students only.  Sign ups in November. NO REFUNDS
Click here for details. PROGRAM CLOSED 1/22/18

Pascack Valley Jr. Wrestling
2017 - 2018
Instructional and competitive league, grades K-8.  Open to Hillsdale & River Vale Residents & non-resident students attending St. John's Academy.  Practices start in December and matches will be held on Saturdays in January and February. For more information please email Coach Gary Allmers at  NO REFUNDS
Click here to view flyer.

Other Programs/Events: 

 Mountain Creek Discount Tickets - Click here for more information!

Annual Easter Egg Hunt
Watch for information on the 2018 Easter Egg Hunt Coming Soon, Saturday March 31st at Beechwood Park  !  To view the map click here.

Rutgers Safety Class
Required for all head coaches and assistant coaches for all sports.  Registration for the February 12TH class 6:30-9:30pm. To view the flyer click here. For questions please email or call 201-666-4800 ext. 1542. To see other locations where class will be held, please check

Watch for information pertaining to the 2018 Memorial Day Parade coming soon!

Halloween Parade
The 2018 Halloween Parade will be on Saturday, October 27, 2018. The parade will line up at the Borough hall @ 9:45 am, the parade will start promptly at 10:00 am and go through town to George White School field for some fun, food (cider and donuts) and music. Sugar Pumpkin's for the kids to decorate or take home (while supplies last), bring your cameras photo area! Magic Show at 11am. In case of rain event will be held in the school.  Click here to view flyer.


A full day camp for children going into grades 1-9. Campers enjoy taking  classes such as arts and crafts, cooking, fun trips, music, dance and mad science; they also attend Stonybrook Swim Club two days a week and go on field trips. Camp will start on June 25th through July 27th, 9-3pm with before and after care available. An additional swim camp is available this year starting July 30 to August 10th at Stonybrook Swim club 8:45-12 noon.  Check it out!!

Watch for 2018 registration and camp information coming in the spring on or about 4/1/18.



2018 Hillsdale Fall Festival is on Saturday, September 15th, rain date September 22nd, at Beechwood Park from 12-5 pm, dj, band, dance teams, bounce house, beer garden, food trucks, vendors, dunk tank and so much more.  Great for the entire family.  For 2018 information email 


'Tis the season to celebrate with your friends and family in Hillsdale as we light Veteran's Park in honor of the holidays. Hot chocolate, coffee and donuts will be on hand! As well as a visit from a special guest to hi-light the event. 7:00 pm on December 5, 2018 with the rain date of the 6th, 2017.  Click here to view the flyer.

Annual Holiday Open House at the Hillsdale Railroad Station

The Bergen County Model Rail Road Club holds several annual Holiday Open Houses at the Hillsdale Rail Road Station (second floor).  No admission is charged for these events, which feature several operating "O" gauge model trains on the club's "home" layout.  Additional information on the BCMRRC, including upcoming shows, is available on the club's website,


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