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Graydon Pool Memberships decreased in price for residents only from August 1st through Labor Day

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Ridgewood NJ, Graydon Pool Memberships decreased in price for residents only from August 1st through Labor Day. Residents may purchase a late season adult membership for $75 and a late season child membership for $70.  Senior rates remain at $35.00 and non-resident rates remain at $325 for ages 16+ and $210 for a child.

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Ridgewood Parks and Recreation Celebrates National Hot Dog Day at Graydon Pool

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Ridgewood NJ, National Hot Dog Day is an annual observance celebrated in the United States on the third Wednesday of July.  This year  National Hot Dog Day will be on Wednesday, July 19th.

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There is still time to join Graydon Pool!

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Ridgewood NJ, there is still time to join Graydon Pool – Please go to the badge office at the pool to do so – Graydon Pool is open from 11:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m., 7 days per week, through September 4th (Labor Day). Activities include: swimming lessons, story time on the beach, learn to be a mermaid swim class, story time with a mermaid, standup paddleboard classes, and standup paddleboard yoga workshops.  Amenities include spray fountains, charcoal grills with picnic tables, shade systems, Adirondack chairs, fenced-in kiddie pool area, and the Water’s Edge Café concession.

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Ridgewood Fire Department’s Dive Team conducts Annual Summertime Dive Drills at Graydon Pool

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Ridgewood NJ, on Wednesday 6/21/2023: “B” Shift members of Ridgewood Fire Department’s dive team conducting our annual summertime dive drills at Graydon Pool. These drills allow our dive team to remain comfortable with the procedures and equipment in case our services are ever needed in any body of water within the Village. Non-divers also drill on guiding the divers underwater via line tendering, assisting with and maintaining equipment, and using the Aquaeye, our underwater sonar radar. Drills are conducted annually in coordination with Graydon Pool staff and lifeguards.

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U.S. Congressman Josh Gottheimer Visits Graydon Pool to Promote New “Safe Swimming Strategy”

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Ridgewood NJ,  June 20, 2023, at Graydon Pool, U.S. Congressman Josh Gottheimer (NJ-5) announced his new Safe Swimming Strategy to help prevent drownings and protect our children and families in pools, especially during the summer months.

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Cape May Voted as the 14th Favorite ‘Alternative’ Romantic Destination in America

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  • Poll identifies the top 175 ‘alternative’ romantic destinations across the country. 
  • New Jersey has 3 destinations that made the list.
  • Infographic showing the top 175 alternative romantic destinations.

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Ridgewood NJ, Maui, Napa Valley, New Orleans… America boasts an abundance of fabulous destinations for couples seeking romantic experiences. While these well-known destinations continue to dominate the market, the quest for truly unique and unforgettable experiences leads couples to explore lesser-known, yet equally enchanting, romantic getaways.

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Asbury Park is 2023’s 6th Favorite Affordable Vacation Destination by National Poll of Families

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  • Poll identifies the top 175 affordable family vacation destinations this summer. 
  • NJ has 5 destinations that made the list.
  • Infographic showing the most popular budget-friendly destinations for 2023.

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Ridgewood NJ, as gas prices and the cost of living remain stubbornly high, many families will be forced to tighten their belts when it comes to their upcoming summer vacations. An increasing number of families are opting for budget-friendly alternatives, trading the glitz and glamor of expensive resorts for the simple pleasures offered by more cost-effective destinations.

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2023 Visit Atlantic City Airshow Set for August 16, Celebrating 20 Years in Atlantic City!

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Atlantic City NJ,  the Greater Atlantic City Chamber officially announced the return of the Visit Atlantic City Airshow “A Salute to Those Who Serve” on Wednesday, August 16, 2023. Powered once again by premier sponsor Visit Atlantic City (formerly Meet AC), this year’s show is celebrating 20 years in Atlantic City with the announcement of a new viewing experience and aerial performances by top military acts – U.S. Marine Corps AV-8B Harrier Demo Team, U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds, U.S. Army Golden Knights Parachute Team and 177th Fighter Wing of the N.J. Air National Guard.

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Opening Day For Graydon Pool In Ridgewood: June 3, 2023 – 11:00 a.m.

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Ridgewood NJ, Graydon Pool will open for the season on June 3rd at 11:00 a.m.  You may purchase pool badges at the Badge Office at the pool, if you have not already done so.  Come and enjoy the sand, pool, concession stand, and various events throughout the season.

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Drunken Rampaging Teens Mar Memorial Day Weekend at Jersey Shore

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Ocean City NJ, Senator Anthony M. Bucco and Senator Declan O’Scanlon said it’s time to undo some mistakes that were made with juvenile criminal justice reforms to help New Jersey stay safe this summer.

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Hours of operation cut at Ridgewood’s Graydon Pool?

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Ridgewood NJ, Ridgewood Village Manager Heather Mailander announced during Wednesday evening’s Village Council Public Workshop that the hours of Graydon Pool will be from 11:00 AM through 7:00 PM for the Summer 2023 swimming season.

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Memorial Day Getaway Service Plus Hot Summer Savings From NJ Transit

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Ridgewood NJ, whether you’re headed to the beach, Monmouth Park Racetrack or any one of the venues for “North To Shore,” you can take advantage of NJ TRANSIT’s exceptional promotional discounts beginning May 23rd and running throughout the summer. Both new and returning customers can save on summer travel by using various promotional codes in the NJ TRANSIT mobile app, including beach excursion fare discounts for low-cost roundtrip weekday tickets to some of New Jersey’s most popular shore destinations. Details for all promotions can be found at www.njtransit.com/summer.  In addition, Memorial Day weekend will have early getaway service and additional Jersey Shore shuttle train service to kick off the summer season!

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Ridgewood Guild’s “Music in the Night” Starts May 26th

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Ridgewood NJ, the 14th Annual Season of the Ridgewood Guild’s “Music in the Night” – There will be music in various locations on Friday nights, starting May 26th through Labor Day.

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