To apply for part time employment at the Orange Park and Recreation Department, please fill out the application. We accept applications for lifeguards, swim instructors, fitness room attendants, class supervisors year round. Summer camp counselor applications are accepted in the month of April only. Basketball supervisor applications are accepted from September-November only. Application
To register for a Parks and Recreation class or activity you must complete the registration form, and payment is due at the time of registration unless otherwise noted. Registrations are processed at the office, Monday to Friday, from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
You may also mail your registration to the Parks and Recreation Office. Mailed registrations are processed on the day received after those waiting in line have been assisted. Insurance requirements prohibit participants from beginning a class before they are registered. Access the activity registration form (PDF).
Youth Basketball Registration Form
To register for the Youth Basketball League please use the attached Basketball registration form, not the activity registration form. Basketball registration form
Pool memberships are available to anyone wishing to puchase one. Residents rates are available for anyone living in Orange, any full time employee of an Orange business. or anyone with a minimum of $1,000 of taxable property in Orange. Membership cards must be purchased at the Park and Recreation office during regular business hours. A photo (we can make a copy) is needed for anyone receiving a membership card.
Pool Membership cards must be given to the Lifeguard every time you swim and picked up when you leave. Cards lost or left at the pool will have to be replaced by the owner at a cost of $1. Access the pool membership form (PDF).
Fitness Room Membership
Fitness Room memberships are also available to anyone wishing to purchase one. Residents rates are available for anyone living in Orange, any full time employee of an Orange business. or anyone with a minimum of $1,000 of taxable property in Orange. Membership cards must be purchased at the Parks and Recreation office during regular business hours.
A photo (we can make a copy) is needed for anyone receiving a membership card. Membership cards must be left in the box in the Fitness Room or with the Attendant upon arriving to work out. Cards must be picked up when leaving the Fitness Room. Cards lost or left in the fitness room will have to be replaced by the owner at a cost of $1. Access the fitness membership form (PDF).
Pool Party - currently unavailable for rental (9/2022)
The Orange Town Pool is available to rent for parties on Saturday and Sunday afternoons, 2:30 p.m. to 3:30p.m. in the pool and 3:30p.m. to 4:430p.m. in the lobby. During the party the children will have exclusive use of the pool and all the equipment available. The lobby is available afterward for snacks.
All attendees will take a swim test at the start of the party. Any child unable to complete one full length of the pool, unassisted, without stopping, will not be allowed in the water without a parent or guardian in the water with them at all times. Life jackets are not allowed as an alternative for an adult.
Party dates are available on a first come-first served basis. Payment and cleaning deposit is required to confirm your date. Please call Sue for more information at 203-891-4794. Access the pool party rental form (PDF).
There are 2 pavilions located at the High Plains Community Center. The pavilions have electricity and lighting available. They can be reserved at the Park and Recreation Office on a first come-first serve basis. Refundable deposit is required. Access the Pavilion Rental