Friday, February 22, 2013
Registration packets for Crystal Springs are now available at the township public library, the recreation department and on the township website.
Memorial Day weekend is three months away, but its never too early to start digging through drawers in search of your swimsuit. Applications are now being accepted for membership at the Crystal Springs Family Aquatic Center. The township-operated family water park is open to residents of East Brunswick and surrounding towns, and will open its doors to the public over Memorial Day weekend in May. Membership for East Brunswick families is $350 if paid between Feb. 4 and April 15 and $400 starting April 16. Individual registration is $160 if paid between Feb. 4 and April 15, and $200 starting April 16, according to the recreation website. In-person registration for members to register and take their membership photo will be held from 10 a.m. …
Friday, July 13, 2012
Kids can head to the Aquatic Center for a night of swimming, music and fun.
After last month’s Crystal Springs Teen Splash Bash was cut short because of lightning, the department of Recreation, Parks and Community Services is going to try it again. The next Splash Bash is scheduled for tonight (Friday, July 13) from 6 to 10 p.m. Open to students entering grades sixth through eight only, kids will have the entire park to theirselves from 7 to 10 p.m. The event is for residents only and students need to bring a student ID or report card. The cost is $10 at the door. However, members are free if they show their pass and those who attended last month’s event will get free admission. The evening includes dancing, basketball, volleyball, music, swimming and more. Parents will not be allowed to enter and students will …
Friday, June 22, 2012
Crystals Springs is holding it's first Splash Bash! of the year. If you're a student entering sixth through eighth grade, then come join the party.
Head to Crystal Springs Family Aquatic Center for the year's first Splash Bash! Open to students entering grades sixth through eight only, kids will have the entire park to their selves from 7 to 10 p.m. on Friday, June 22. The event is for residents only and students need to bring a student ID or report card. The cost is $10 at the door. Get out of the heat and spend an evening with your friends. There’ll be dancing, basketball, volleyball, music, swimming and more. Parents will not be allowed to enter and students will not be allowed to leave unless they are being picked up. The concession stand will be open during the event. For more information call 732-390-6797. Crystal Springs is located at 380 Dunhams Corner Road.
Thursday, June 21, 2012
Three men were charged Wednesday night after police spotted them in and around Crystal Springs.
Three men were charged with trespassing Wednesday night after being discovered at Crystal Springs Family Aquatic Center at 11:42 p.m. Sgt. Michael Plaskon and Patrol Officer Anthony DeSantis located one of the men, Marc Rivera, 19, of Milltown, still inside Crystal Springs, police said. A second male, Brian Markheim, 18, of South River, was found swimming in the middle of Dallenbach Lake. Markheim was attempting to swim across the lake in an attempt to flee from the police officers. He was ordered to return to the shoreline and complied, according to police. A third suspect, Joseph Osorio, 18, of South River, had been identified as the third person at the facility. He could not be located and as a precaution, the East Brunswick District 3 …
Friday, May 25, 2012
Take a tour of Crystal Springs via EBTV!
With Memorial Day weekend here, so is the start of the summer season. In East Brrunswick, that means one thing—the Crystal Springs Family Aquatic Center is finally open! Crystal Springs will be open on weekends only from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. from May 26 to June 24. From June 25 to Aug. 5 it will be open seven days a week from 11 a.m. to 8 pm., and from Aug. 6 to Sept. 3 it will be open from 1 a.m. to 7 p.m. everyday. Memberships for East Brunswick residents as of April 17 are: $400 for a family $200 for an individual and $150 for senior citizens (60 and older). Non-resident memberships are: $595 for a family, $295 for an individual, and $240 for a senior citizen. Daily passes are also available. For East Brunswick residents, daily passes are…
Tuesday, May 8, 2012
Aquatic Center Opens Saturday, May 26,
It takes a lot more than water to make summer fun. At Crystal Springs, it takes months of preparations. “We’ve had guys here since January,” said Recreation Director Michael Reissner. “Every time they finish something there is more to be done. Since January, workers have been smoothing out flaws in the pools, improving bathrooms, and putting a new coat of blue on the Aquatic Center’s attractions. In addition, those who come visit this summer can expect to see two new women’s changing areas, new lawn chairs, and a new area under a tent available for rent. Regular attractions include the Blue Lagoon, Bubble Beach, Cozy Creek, Sapphire Bay, Splash Landing and a sandy beach area. In addition, the township is looking for sponsors to help make …
Thursday, February 16, 2012
Register for the season online or by mail.
Thursday, February 16, 2012
With unseasonably warm winter weather, one’s mind can’t help but wander to the upcoming summer season. Where better to spend those hot summer days than at East Brunswick’s Crystal Springs Family Aquatic Center. Seasonal membership registration for families, individuals, and senior citizens began Tuesday, Feb. 14. Those interested in being members at Crystal Springs can download a registration form off of the Township website, www.eastbrunswick.org, or pick one up at the Recreation Office, 350 Dunhams Corner Road. Seasonal memberships to Crystal Springs will only be accepted through the mail or online (through e-check only at www.eastbrunswick.org) from Feb. 14 through May 25. There are also special in-person registration dates: March …
Thursday, January 12, 2012
There will be fee increases for summer camp and Crystal Springs this year.
The Township Council approved several rate hikes for the Department of Recreation, Parks, and Community Services, Monday. The hikes target mostly summer recreation camps and Crystal Springs and are designed to get some township programs self-sustainable. “We’ve adopted the mayor’s plan to move to a self-sustained program, said Dave Lonski, president of the Recreation and Parks Advisory Board. This is the second year in a row that the department has asked for fee increases, something that may be paying off, said Lonski. In 2009, he said, approximately $600,000 of the costs to run the summer camps needed to be offset by the township. Last year, that number was approximately $330,000. Lonski also said increases in fees for Crystal Springs …
Thursday, August 11, 2011
The East Brunswick Rescue Squad was at Crystal Springs Friday night to help train lifeguards on water safety and rescue techniques.
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Thursday, August 11, 2011
The East Brunswick Rescue Squad was at Crystal Springs Friday night to help train lifeguards on water safety and rescue techniques. Here's a few images of how it all went down.
Friday, July 8, 2011
It was a busy week in East Brunswick. Here are a few stories you may have missed the first time around.
It has been a busy week. With a bear on the lose and the tragic death of a Somerset man in Dallenbach Lake, some of this week’s other stories may have fallen through the cracks. Here’s a run down of some of the stories Patch covered this week that you may have issed the first time around. Just click on the links and read the full stories. Crystal Springs: Downed power lines forced the Crystal Springs Family Aquatic Center to close on Wednesday. The lines electrified the fence and caused a small fire, but it was business as usual Thursday when the center opened the next day. Teen Splash Bash: Despite the accident, Crystal Springs is still set to hold its after hours Teen Splash Bash. The event will be held from 6 to 10 p.m. tonight (Friday…