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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 Events



Recreation Committee Members Needed - 08/22/2011

04/26/2015
Bike Right Learn to Ride

05/20/2015
Mr. and Miss Byram and Royal Court Contest

05/22/2015
Yankees Game

06/06/2015 - 06/07/2015
Town Wide Garage Sale

06/27/2015
Kids Tri Harder Triathlon


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.

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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

4 winners of Miss Byra, & Royal Court2012 Royalty Court  Miss & Mister Byram and Royal Court Winners of Royal Court 2013 

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.

Cost: $10.00

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)

 Royal Court

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

Cost: $10.00

*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

Any questions, please contact Janet Meisner @ .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address).

 Click here for an Application for the Royalty Court 

Application for Miss /Mister Byram

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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.

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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

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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.

Call 973-347-2500 X 160 or email .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) for additional information.

Click here for a registration form.

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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.

Age
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.

Bikes at triathlonlifeguard & swimmer at Kid's TriathlonBiker @ Kids Triathlonswimmers @ Kids Triathlonswimmers getting ready to swimYoung Girl Biker at TriathlonRunner @ Kids TriathlonRunner @ Kids TriathlonBoy with medal at Kid Triathlon

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