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10 Mansfield Drive
Byram Township, NJ 07874
T: 973.347.2500 | F: 973.347.0502 Township Hours
Administrative M-F 8:30am-4:30pm
Tax Office is open M-F 8:30am-3:30pm
Construction is open M-F 8:30am-1:30pm
Animal Pound is open M-F 10am-12pm
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Recreation Committee Members Needed - 08/22/2011
Easter Egg Hunt - 04/04/2015
Date: Saturday, April 04, 2015
Time: 10:00 AM
Location: Wild West City
Lakeland Emergency Squad presents the annual Easter Egg Hunt at Wild West City on Saturday, April 4 at 10:00 AM.
The hunt is open to children in pre-K through 3rd grade (Ages 0 - 10) from Byram, Andover Township and Andover Borough. There will be prizes and a visit from the Easter Bunny.
Check Lakelandems.org for additional information.
Pitch Hit and Run - 04/12/2015
Date: Sunday, April 12, 2015
Time: 2:00 pm, 1:00 sign-in
Location: Lakeland Field, Stanhope
Boys and Girls ages 5 - 14 may participate in the Pitch Hit and Run local competition. Participants will hit a ball (baseball for boys, softball for girls) off a tee competing to see who can hit the farthest in a straight line. Then they compete in throwing skills by throwing from pitchers mound through a strike zone. Lastly the boys and girls run around bases for time. Participants in each gender in age brackets and each catagory, may procede to the Sectional Competition held at the end of the season. Compare skills learned from the beginning of the season to the end. Overall winners from the sectional competition, ages 7 - 14 have the opportunity to compete against ball players from all over the metropolitan NY area at either Yankee Stadium or Citi Field. This program is free, but participants must register in advance. Use the registration form from this website. Parental signatures and birth certificates will be required on waivers at the event.
Bike Right Learn to Ride - 04/26/2015
Date: Sunday, April 26, 2015
Time: 1:30 - 3:30 pm
Location: Byram Township Municipal Building Parking Lot
Are you struggling to teach your child to ride the old fashioned way? Join us! Bike Right Learn to Ride will teach your child the safe, easy and effective way to learn to ride for children ages 5+. Using the "balance first" method, parents help get their children rolling while the child does most of the work. Participants learn the basics of balancing, starting, stopping, and steering a bike as well as proper helmet fit and adjustment.
Registration is required prior to the event, and space is limited, but the program is free. Click here for a registration form. To register, download the Registration and Medical form on the Parks and Recreation lead page, and send it in or drop it off to: Byram Parks and Recreation, 10 Mansfield Drive, Stanhope, NJ 07874.
Mr. and Miss Byram and Royal Court Contest - 05/20/2015
Date: Wednesday, May 20, 2015
Time: 6:30 pm
Location: Cranberry Lake Fire House
Miss & Mister Byram and Royal Court
When: Wednesday, May 20. Contestants arrive at 6 pm, Contest begins at 6:30 pm. Please note that there will be a rehearsal on Monday, May 18, 2015 at 6:30 pm at the Cranberry Lake Fire House.
Where: Byram's Cranberry Lake Fire House
Miss & Mister Byram Eligibility: Young ladies and gentlemen 17 - 21 years of age as of August 1, 2015, who are single
and are bona-fide residents of Byram Township.
Selection: The criteria to select the winners include: Community Involvement, Academic Achievement, Accomplishments, Communication Skills, Poise/Confidence
Dress: Appropriate evening attire, defined as something you would wear for a formal or semi-formal evening
(i.e. girls: dresses don’t have to be gowns, boys: jacket and tie are fine)
Ages 4 - 7 as of August 1, 2015 Little Miss and Mister Byram
Ages 8 - 12 as of August 1, 2015 Young Miss and Mister Byram
Ages 13 - 16 as of August 1, 2015 Junior Miss and Mister Byram
Selection Criteria include: Must be Byram residents, Communication Skills, Poise and Confidence, Community Involvement
*Miss and Mister Byram and the Royal Court will be honored at Byram Day on Saturday, September 26 and should make every effort to attend.
*Additionally, Miss Byram, Junior Miss Byram, Young Miss Byram and Little Miss Byram will have the opportunity to represent Byram Township at the Sussex County Fair Farm and Horse Show Contest in August, where additional awards are available.
Reception: Immediately following the program, there will be a small reception honoring the candidates.
Completed applications can be returned on or before May 13 and must include one (1) head shot photo (no bigger than 4”x6”) to:
Miss/Mister Byram and Royal Court Contest
10 Mansfield Drive
Stanhope, NJ 07874
Yankees Game - 05/22/2015
Date: Friday, May 22, 2015
Time: 4:15 pm- completion of the game
Location: ITC Zone Wal-Mart parking lot - Yankee Stadium
Friday, May 22. Enjoy the excitement of the Yankees playing at the new Yankees Stadium without the hassel of driving into NYC. $52 includes coach bus transportation, parking, tolls, driver gratuity and Section 410 rows 8, 9,13 seating. Bus leaves from Mt. Olive Wal-Mart at 4:15 pm and returns after the completion of the game.
Register through Mount Olive Recreation. We have an allocation of just 10 tickets for Byram, so if you would like to go, sign up quickly!
Call 973-691-0900 X 7264 to check availability.
Town Wide Garage Sale - 06/06/2015 - 06/07/2015
Date: Saturday, June 06, 2015
Ends: Sunday, June 07, 2015
Time: 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Location: Town wide - Look for Blue Byram Balloons
Town Wide Garage Sale
Sat June 6 and Sun June 7, 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Check the NJ Herald for the advertisement of Byram's 9th Annual Town Wide Garage Sale! A list of participating houses will be available at Town Hall on Friday afternoon June 5 after 2:00 pm or Saturday morning, June 6th. The address list will also be available online on the Township website on Friday afternoon after 2:00 pm. All participating houses will be flying blue Byram balloons in front of their houses for easy identification.
To sign up for the Town Wide Garage Sale, download a registration form from the Parks and Recreation page, fill it out and take it to the Recreation Office in Town Hall. You will receive a piece of poster paper to advertise your sale and some balloons to hang in front of your house on the weekend of the event. The cost is $5.00 per family payable to Byram Recreation. Can't get to Town Hall during working hours? Mail the registration form and check to:
Byram Recreation, 10 Mansfield Drive, Byram, NJ 07874. You will have to make your own posters as they cannot be mailed out.
Families may work together to promote a multi-family sale, but just one address will be listed. Garage salers may put up additional signs, but all signs must be removed by Sunday evening, June 7.
Kids Tri Harder Triathlon - 06/27/2015
Date: Saturday, June 27, 2015
Time: 8:30 am - 12:00 noon
Location: Lake Lackawanna
Swim, Bike and Run. Everyone is a a winner! $15 per chid ages 4 - 14. All children must be accompianed by a parent. Participants must be pre-registered to compete. Wear a swim suit and sunscreen; bring goggles,towel, socks, sneakers, bike, helmet, and hand towel to clean feet after swim. Ages 4 - 6 may wear swim aids and may have training wheels on bikes.
Parking is available for participants and families in the grass lot on the corner of Richmond & Heminover. Walk across the dam to the beach area.
Participant medals to all, no individual awards. Times and distances are not certified. This is a recreational event.
Groups Swim Bike Run
4-6 25 yds 1/2 mile 1/4 mile
7-8 25 yds 1 mile 1/2 mile
9-10 50 yds 2 miles 1/2 mile
11-12 75 yds 2 miles 1 mile
13-14 100 yds 2 miles 1-1/2 mile
Click here for 2014 flyer and registration form. New flyer to be added. You may use this form to register, just note that it has last year's date.