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Recreation Department

Frank Basile, Supervisor
(609) 523-0202 or (609) 522-5176 ext. 501 |

Brian Cunniff, Assistant Supervisor/PIO
(609) 523-0202 or (609) 522-5176 ext. 502,

Wildwood Crest Recreation Commission
The Wildwood Crest Recreation Commission meets monthly eight times per year (no meetings in June, July, August and December) at the Crest Pier Recreation Center at 5 pm unless otherwise noted.
Recreation Commission 2024 Meeting Schedule

Wildwood Crest Recreation Commission Volunteers: 
Toni Fuscellaro - Term Expires: 12/31/25
Bryan Vasti - Term Expires: 12/31/24
Salvatore Volpe - Term Expires: 12/31/25
Don Cabrera: Commissioner
Brian Cunniff: Secretary

Recreation Commission Meeting Minutes

The Crest Pier Recreation Center

5800 Ocean Avenue | 609-523-0202

The recreation center offers youth and adult sports programs, senior fitness classes and activities, youth soccer leagues, youth basketball leagues, grammar school dances, a popular day camp and much more! The facility features a state-of-the-art basketball court, a fitness room (free to Crest residents) and various meeting rooms to accommodate small to mid-size groups.

The facility is staffed at least six days per week year round. Open recreation is generally available to the public from October through early June, although schedules vary and are subject to change. The Crest Pier Recreation and Community Center is home to the annual Scoop Taylor Tip-Off Classic and Island basketball tournaments.


The Joseph Von Savage Memorial Pool

8800 New Jersey Avenue | 609-522-0084

The pool offers water aerobics programs, swim lessons for all ages, adult swim training, open swim hours and more! The facility also includes a small meeting room and is available for usage by small to mid-size groups.

The Von Savage Pool is open seven days per week all year long.

Crest Arts Pavilion & Tourism Center

6301 Ocean Avenue | 609-522-0221, 609-849-9213

At the site of the former Crest library, the Crest Arts Pavilion is a new amenity to Wildwood Crest. The facility will serve as Wildwood Crest's hub for all things artisitc, as well as serving as the borough's new tourism center. Located just off the beach and bike path, the Crest Arts Pavilion is perfect for small gatherings and special events.

Recreation Department Responsibilities

The Wildwood Crest Recreation Department offers a variety of fitness classes, youth sports leagues, a FREE fitness room for residents, the John Pantalone Game Room, a modern gymnasium for basketball and other sports and more.

In addition to recreation activities, the Wildwood Crest Recreation Department is also responsible for the Pier Playmates Day Camp;  the Scoop Taylor Tip-Off Classic grammar school basketball tournament; the grammar school basketball Island Tournament and Skills Competition; the Wildwood Crest beach box rental program; the planning and organization of most of the borough's special events, including the Summer Music Series at Centennial Park; the  Spring and Fall Borough-Wide Sales in conjunction with the Department of Public Works; design of the borough's municipal calendar; the tourism information center at Rambler Road, including the distribution of recycling center tags; the management of the  Wildwood Crest Creative Arts Pavilion; a variety of public information initiatives, including management of the borough website and the borough's social media pages and the creation and distribution of official borough press releases; community initaitves such as the "Pink Out" T-shirt sales for chairty during Breast Cancer Awareness month and food and clothing drives at various times of the year; and more.

The Recreation Department also oversees the new Crest Arts Pavilion (6301 Ocean Avenue) and all of the facility's programs and activities.


Important Information / Documents

- 2023 Scoop Taylor Tip-Off Classic Schedule - Part I
- 2023 Scoop Taylor Tip-Off Classic Schedule - Part II
- 2022 Championship Game Results

- 2024 Island Tournament Schedule 

Other Wildwood Crest Recreation Facilities
Scoop Taylor Park
Scoop Taylor Park
5801 Ocean Avenue
Large children’s playground, two full-length basketball courts, public restrooms, bicycle rental facility
Washington Avenue Park
Washington Avenue Park
Washington and New Jersey Avenues
Large children’s playground, three free public tennis courts, fitness stations
Coleman-Callahan Memorial Park
Coleman-Callahan Memorial Park
Rosemary Road and Park Boulevard
Passive park overlooking Sunset Lake, small free fishing pier, kayak launch
Sunset Lake Bayfront Park
Sunset Lake Bayfront Park
New Jersey Avenue from Rambler Road to Monterey Avenue
Passive park overlooking Sunset Lake, kayak launch, gazebo, observation deck
Tennis Courts
Tennis & Pickleball Courts
6300 Ocean Avenue
Four well-maintained tennis courts and eight  permanent pickleball courts, shade structure
Centennial Park
Fern Road and Ocean Avenue
Passive park near beach and bike path, walking/running trails, performing arts stage
Mayor Carl Groon
Higbee Field
Aster Road and Atlantic Avenue
Little League baseball field; batting cage
Morey Field
Morey Field
Aster Road and Ocean Avenue
Little League baseball/softball field
Bicycle Path
Bicycle Path
Wide off-street bicycle path from Cresse Road to Rambler Road; on-street bicycle path east-west on Rambler Road between Ocean and Seaview Avenues; on-street bicycle path north-south on Seaview Avenue from Rambler Road to Jefferson Avenue
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Bicycle Path
Bicycle Path
Sunrise Park at Rambler Road
Ocean Avenue between Rambler Road and Lotus Road Children’s playgrounds, splash park, adult fitness equipment, large gazebo, sitting areas, bike racks, walking path, large grassy and landscaped areas, bicycle rental shop, access to and from Wildwood Crest Bike Path
Bicycle Path
Bicycle Path
6101 Pacific Avenue
Wildwood Crest, NJ
Wildwood Crest New Jersey Phone
(609) 522-5176
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