New Jersey Sports & Outdoors
Get your photo with a star!
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Sister, dad's friend and mother
Sports & Outdoors
Finley does the "Cotton Eye Joe"
Sports & Outdoors
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football / Soccer
well upon coming to NJ USA from Madrid Spain, this is the first thing I did, and here I grew up American. Just got a photo from an old High School buddy and memories came back so nice.this is for the memories of Perth Amboy, New Jersey.
all was given and some like the letter and the varsity jacket kept and still guarded.
New Jersey Devils
Congratulations to the New Jersey Devils on winning the Stanley Cup!Check out their official webpage for more info. Home games are played in the Continental Airlines Arena, The Meadowlands, Secaucus, NJ.
Fishing in NJ is World Class
Fishing in New Jersey is a year round opportunity. During the summer, warm gulfstream water flows close enough to our shore to bring nutrient rich water to our coast. The ultimate prize for your efforts is the elusive Blue Marlin. During the months of July, August and September many Palegic species like the Blue Marlin will venture in as close to 30 miles off our coast but the majority of marlin are caught along the edge of the continental shelf. This is known as the canyons. A boat must travel between 60 and 100 miles to reach these offshore canyons.Here are a couple pictures of my first Blue Marlin in NJ waters.
To reach these off-shore Canyons a very sea-worthy boat with enough range is recommended. You will be trolling between 4 and 12 rods between the 30 and 80 class. Either artificial lures or natural baits or both will be used.Equipment for off-shore fishing can get expensive so...
The Delaware RIver
The Delaware River, which serves as the border between New Jersey and Pennsylvania, provides outdoors-oriented residents of the Garden State with plenty of opportunites for fun. These include rafting, canoeing, kayaking, and fishing. Much of the river bordering the northwestern part of New Jersey lies within the Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area, which is administered by the National Park Service.
The Meadowlands sports complex is comprised of a football stadium that is shared by the New York Jets and New York Giants football teams and the Metrostars soccer team, an arena that is shared by the New Jersey Nets basketball team and the New Jersey Devils hockey team, and a horse racing track that features races with both thoroughbreds and trotters.
In the cold winter months, we usually go bowling at least once a year. Last year Anna was finally big enough to roll the ball down the lane. She had a great time and we did too. You have to like a sport where the whole family can participate at the same time, and where you can drink beer and eat food while you are doing it! The place where we go to bowl is Brunswick Fair Lawn Lanes in Fair Lawn, a town in Bergen County about 5 miles south of Ridgewood, where we live.
Snowtubing at Campgaw!
Campgaw Mountain is a little ski area with some killer snowtubing! Campgaw is great for beginners. It's a very small mountain with only 2 "trails" so to speak. They give lesons not only for skiing, but for snowboarding as well. Here is where I had my 1st ski experience, I was awful! I never thought I would ever be able to ski (I did learn eventually)The Tubing on the other hand takes no skill whatsoever! Lou and I went a couple years ago and had a blast! The tubing trails are fulls of bumps and jumps as you slide your way down the very large hill. When you're done, grab your tube, hook it to the automatic pull, and hike your way back up to do it all over again! You pay $14 for 2 hours of unlimmited tubing. Monday - Thursday 2pm - 8pmFriday 1pm - 10pMWeekend & Holiday 9am - 10pm**8pm closing on Sunday Tubing SessionsMonday-Thursday: 4-6pm, 6-8pmFriday: 2-4pm, 4-6pm, 6-8pm, 8-10pmWeekend...
Mountain Creek Water Park
A fun way to spend a hot summer day (we played hookie from work!) Mountain Creek, formerly called Action Park, has tons of waterslides, rafting rides, cliff diving, a wave pool and my personal favorite "High Anxiety", a tube rides that washes you through an enormous funnel and spits you out into a pool. There are lockers for your stuff and some changing rooms so you don't have to drive home all soggy. There are also a bunch of places to grab a snack. Definately hop onto their website before you go. You can get great discounts. Two tickets for the price of one! If you can go on a weekday, it's far less crowded so the lines aren't really long at all. Perfect for going on a ride more than once!
Bring a swimsuit and maybe a towel. Everything else is provided
Ironically, both of New York's NFL football teams (the Giants and Jets) play at the Meadowlands Sports Complex in East Rutherford, New Jersey. Before this bit of irony, the Giants used to play at New York's Yankee stadium and the Jets played at Shea Stadium, also home to baseball's New York Mets. In 1987, after the Giants won the Super Bowl, there was controversy on why the mayor (then Ed Koch) did not have a ticker tape parade for the victorious Giants. He pointed out, with some reason, that the Giants play in New Jersey and are, therefore, a New Jersey team.
Metuchen's Roosevelt Park is a great place for families, couples, joggers, bikers and anyone who likes the great outdoors in the New York suburbs of northern New Jersey. The park has two sections. In the first, there is an ampitheatre where they do excellent family productions such as Peter Pan, Pinocchio, and the like. There are also some basketball courts where you can jump in on a pickup game on Saturday mornings. The area has a lot of greenery,and some parts are wooded. Warning and danger: Don't stray too far from the beaten path because you are likely to run into a few ticks and Lyme disease is common in this part of the world. In the second section, there is a children's playground, tennis courts, and a pond where folks enjoy feeding the ducks and some fish even though it's frowned upon. There is also a kiosk where one can buy refreshments such as soft drinks, hot dogs, pretzels,...
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