Please be aware that you may experience intermittent disruptions while using our online registration system this weekend. If a disruption occurs, please try again in 15 minute intervals. We apologize for any inconvenience.

Programs & Registration

Use one or more of the search functions below to find the best program(s) for you and your family. For more detailed instructions, please click here.

Parks & Programs Guide Schedule
Guide Volume Release Date Registration Start Date
Winter 2020 November 1, 2019 November 6,2019 at 8 a.m.
Spring 2020 January 31, 2020 February 5, 2020 at 8 a.m.
Camp/Swim 2020 February 21, 2020 March 1, 2020 at 12 p.m.
Summer 2020 May 1, 2020 May 6, 2020 at 8 a.m.
Fall 2020 July 17, 2020 August 5, 2020 at 8 a.m.


  • You must become a registered user to use our online registration feature. Click "Become a Registered User" at the top of this page to learn how.
  • Unless otherwise noted, pre-registration is required for all programs.
  • Programs that do not meet minimum enrollment may be cancelled. Please provide accurate contact information when you register so that we may notify you in the event that a program is cancelled.
  • If a program is not listed, it is no longer available.
  • If a program is filled, you may add yourself to the program's waiting list online or by contacting 732-842-4000, ext. 1.
  • Registration is also accepted over the phone by calling 732-842-4000, ext. 1, Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
  • Registration can also be done in person, at the Thompson Park Headquarters Building, 805 Newman Springs Road, Lincroft. Hours are 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Registration is also accepted through the mail. Click here to download a registration form.
Send completed registration form to:
Program Registrations
Monmouth County Park System
805 Newman Springs Road
Lincroft, NJ 07738


It is the philosophy of the Monmouth County Park System to provide modifications for individuals with disabilities (who meet minimum eligibility requirements - with or without a modification - documented for the specific program) to participate in regular Park System programs. It is our intent to provide a safe, successful and enjoyable experience for all.

Learn more about available services, supports, and modifications.


In planning trips and programs, the Monmouth County Park System incurs many non-recoverable expenses on behalf of the participant.

  1. A full refund will be given when a program or trip is cancelled by the Monmouth County Park System.
  2. No refunds or credits will be given for any session(s) missed by the participant.
  3. If adequate advance notice is provided, we will refund the full amount of the program less a processing fee and non-recoverable expenses, as listed below. If we are able to replace you on a program within the time limit listed below, you will receive a full refund less a processing fee.
    • General Program or one-day trip: full refund with at least 10 days advance notice, less $5 processing fee and any non-recoverable expenses (pre-paid meals,lodging,tickets,etc.)
    • Multi-day bus/van trip or ticketed day trip: full refund with at least 45 days advanced notice, less a $25 processing fee and any non-recoverable expenses (pre-paid meals, lodging, tickets, etc.)
    • Camps: full refund with at least 45 days advanced notice, less a $25 processing fee and any non-recoverable expenses ( pre-paid meals, lodging, tickets, etc.)

If adequate advance notice is not provided, and your space cannot be filled, all fees are forfeited.

It is understood and agreed that park visitors and participants in Monmouth County Park System programs, activities and events may have their names and pictures used, without fee, in broadcast, telecast, and print media accounts for promotional and publicity purposes.