Joseph Ricca
Recreation Director

Bogota Recreation Department

Recreation Center Address : 162 West Main Street, Bogota

Phone:  201-487-4368


Mission Statement:

The goal of the Bogota Recreation Department is to provide year-round activities and quality recreation programs for the community. To this end the Recreation Center provides a wide range of programs and activities. 

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Field Use Permit and Recreation Center Permit

Applications are now available for use of Borough Fields and the Bogota Recreation Center.  Please download the appropriate form AND the Hold Harmless Agreement, following the instructions and return the completed application to the Recreation Center. 

Field User Permit Application

Recreation Center Permit Application

Hold Harmless Agreement


The following recreational programs are offered by the Bogota Recreation Commission:


1st Grade - 8th Grade

Registration begins in February

Practice starts in June

Please see the attached cheerleading registration form here...

Summer Volleyball Clinic


The Bogota Recreation Summer Volleyball Clinic ran June 22, 2021 to July 23, 2021.  Check back next spring for information about the 2022 Summer Volleyball Clinic.

Summer Camp

The 2002 Summer Camp has concluded for the season. Thanks to all who helped make this years program a success!

Baseball / T-Ball - Cooperative League with Little Ferry / South Hackensack / Bogota

Ages 5 - 13

Registration begins in January

Practice starts in March (indoors) and April (outdoors)

Program Website: Little Ferry / South Hackensack / Bogota Little League



2nd Grade - 8th Grade

Registration begins in January

Practice starts in February



Kindergarten - 6th Grade

Registration begins in November

Practice starts in December


Recreation Committee Members

Rebecca Youla, Chairperson

Jason Kearns, Vice-Chairperson

Maureen Miller, Secretary

Walter Fowler

Luis Fernandez

Mike Kernes

Kristin Meberg

Nicole DeValle, Alternate

Stephanie Carl, Alternate

Joseph Ricca, Recreation Director

Councilman Michael Connors, Council Liaison

Councilman Robert Robbins, Council Liaison

The Recreation Committee conducts regular public meetings held on the second Wednesday of each month at 7:00pm at the Recreation Center Building.

2022 Dates to Remember

September 17, 2022

Movies in the Park - Jaws

Olsen Park

(Rain Date: September 24, 2022)

October 29, 2022

2022 Fall Festival

December 2, 2022

Borough Tree Lighting

December 17, 2022

House Decorating Contest Voting

December 18, 2022

Menorah Lighting

Volunteer Coach Forms

All youth program volunteers must complete a background check and be fingerprinted before beginning activities within our youth programs. 

Volunteer Background Check Form

Volunteer Fingerprint Form

2022 Fall Baseball


Registration for Bogota Fall Baseball is underway.  Please see the flyer and registration form here...

2022 Football Season Canceled

The 2022 Football Season has been canceled.  Please contact our Recreation Director, Joe Ricca at to request a refund. 

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