Clifton Recreation Department
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Welcome to Clifton Recreation Department

Who We Are
The Clifton Recreation Department is a branch of the City of Clifton designated to service the recreation, health and fitness needs of the community.  Over the years we have increased and improved the park infrastructure, increased the quantity and quality of our programs, and have won several Awards.  We provide areas of play at our 39 parks encompassing over 210 acres.  The programs provided by the Department are available for preschool through senior citizens and encompass: educational, cultural, social, leadership, athletic, fitness, citizenship, and volunteer opportunities.  Each year our department creates a motto for that represents our recreation goals for the whole year. The 2023 Motto is… "Recreation...Pick Your Passion". Here is a note from the Recreation Supervisor Debbie Oliver. 

Our Mission
The mission of the Clifton Recreation Department is to provide the community with a wide variety of youth, adult and family activities that offer our citizens the opportunity to use personal leisure time in a viable, productive and gratifying manner at various facilities that provide both active and passive atmospheres while maintaining historical and environmental awareness. 

Our Brand - Follow Us To Fun
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Our Staff
The Department Staff place both the concerns of the parks system and the programming of unique and quality programs at the forefront of our priorities. Although we have achieved many accomplishments, what we are most proud of is gaining the support and admiration of the citizens of our community. Each month the Board of Recreation holds a meeting to discuss and act on issues affecting the delivery of recreation and parks to the community. The Clifton Recreation also has various part time employment and volunteer opportunities.

Join The Fun - Register Now!
To get started, please Create an Account with all your household information. Only one household per account and accounts must be created by an adult / parent (for minors).  Account approvals will only take place Monday - Friday, excluding holidays, during regular business hours. When you’re ready to start registering for activities, be sure to review the How to Register for an Activity page. You may register and pay online with your credit card or print a registration form and mail it or bring it to the office with payment.

For additional information about our policies, such as refunds, cancellations, waiting lists, photo policy, gift cards, etc. Click Here.

Other Services
For other information on services such as park permits, equipment rentals, and facility rentals. Click Here

Affiliated Programs
Clifton has many wonderful programs to offer that are affiliated with the Clifton Recreation Department. Check out the Affiliates page to learn about these organizations. Also the gallery will have any upcoming events connected with, but not run by the Clifton Recreation Department. 

What Have We Done For You Lately?
Clifton has been hard at work improving our facilities. For a list of completed projects and links to the Photo Gallery for projects completed with the last two calendar years visit:
2021 Projects Completed
2021 Projects Photo Gallery
2022 Projects Completed
2022 Projects Photo Gallery
2023 Projects Completed
2023 Projects Photo Gallery