Building and Grounds
The Linden Department of Public Property and Community Service maintains various buildings that are used to provide the residents and children of Linden programs and activities.
Community Center Building
This is the Home Office of the Recreation Department handling all administrative duties. It is located at 605 South Wood Avenue. Phone Number: 908.474.8600.
John T. Gregorio Recreation Center
This center is the home of basically all of our Senior Citizen Programs and the majority of our Health and Fitness Programs. Located at 330 Helen St., it is open Monday through Friday for various city recreation programs including exercise rooms, billiards, and table games available daily from 7:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. There is also a free library for all Linden Senior Citizen residents. Included in the library are various current magazines and books. The library is open Monday through Friday, 7am-4:30pm. Residents are permitted to borrow all available reading materials.
Pre-registration is required for most programs and classes.
Phone Number: 908.474.8627
Linden Multi-Purpose Center
This center is the primary home for youth activities in the city. It houses a full gymnasium, a game room, a meeting room, a weight room, a cardiovascular room, and an outside organization (Communities In Co-operation) that deals with family assistance, youth mentoring, job readiness and promotion, just to name a few. It is located at 1025 John Street. Phone Number: 908.474.8639.
Raymond Wood Bauer Promenade
The Raymond Wood Bauer Promenade is home to the performing arts in Linden, located at 400 North Wood Avenue, next to the Post Office and across from City Hall. Free concerts, special events, and dance nights are hosted there.
The 7th Ward Rec Center, 8th Ward Rec Center, Wilson Park Rec Center and the Sunnyside Rec Center at Werkmeister Park are additional facilities that are not utilized daily but rather on an occasional basis. Arts and Craft classes and various meetings are the type of activities held at these facilities.