Monday, June 5, 2023

Summer Public Programs @ Essex County Environmental Center


Essex County Environmental Center
Click HERE to view our Parks Calendar & Register Online Today!
Click HERE for our SUMMER Public Programs Brochure


Monday, June 5th, 6pm-8pm

For families with children ages 6 and older.  Are you a beginner, curious about the river or just want to experience a short and safe paddle? Join Environmental Center canoe instructors to learn paddle skills at our canoe launch. This is geared for beginners and children 6 and up accompanied by a parent or guardian. Environmental Center staff will provide all the equipment and instruction to get you started. Buoys will mark an area available for canoe paddling and guides will be on site to provide instruction. Learn the skills and access points to take advantage of the wonderful recreation and wildlife watching opportunities on the river, right here in Essex County! Meet at Garibaldi Hall. Pre-registration and payment required either in person, by mail or online at  

Fee: $20 per person


Wednesday, June 14th, 6pm-7:30pm
For families. This rrribbettting program will take an up-close look at our pond ecosystem. Search and identify the life found in the pond through magnifying glasses, microscopes and field guides. Advanced registration and minimum number of participants are required. Pre-registration and payment required either in person, by mail or online at 

Fee: $30 per family (up to two adults and two children) or $10 per child, $12 per adult

Space still available for our 3-4pm session

Youth Garden Club


Call 973.228.8776 to register for your tent visit
and register HERE for the Saturday programs. 

Essex County Environmental Center
973.228.8776  ~  621b Eagle Rock Avenue, Roseland, NJ 07068