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Department of Community Affairs

The Department of Community Affairs offers a wide variety of programs for youth, adults and seniors, special events, recreation centers, parks and other facilities open to residents. Our goal is to help you get your family active in the community and share quality family time.

​Department Information

Recreation Programming Department

The Recreation Programming Department administers the following services:

Senior Citizen Department

The Senior Citizen Office is located in room 204 at Ewing Senior & Community Center. Office hours are weekdays 8:30am – 4:30pm. To connect to the Senior page click here.

Jeanette Spann, Supervisor
p: (609) 883-1776 Ext. 1
f: (609) 883-5084

Historic Preservation

The Historic Preservation office is located at the Benjamin Temple House at 27 Federal City Road at Violet Cox Drive, Ewing, NJ 08638. Office hours are Wednesdays 10:00am – 2:00pm and other times by appointment.

Phone and fax:  (609) 883-2455.
For more information go to

Recreation Announcements

You can now register for Ewing Recreation Programs online at….

CommunityPass Online Registration System

Online registration for Ewing Recreation Department is available through the CommunityPass Online Registration System. You can now securely register your entire family for all Ewing Recreation Dept. programs & memberships at one time from the comfort of your home or workplace, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Once your account is created, you will receive an email that contains your unique family login information. Be sure to keep this email in a safe place so that you can continue to enjoy the convenience of online registration. If you prefer to register with a paper form please contact us, or simply visit our office in the ESCC.

Community Centers

Ewing has two Community Centers: the Ewing Senior and Community Center (ESCC) and Hollowbrook Community Center (temporarily closed for asbestos remediation and renovation work). ​

Ewing Senior and Community Center 

999 Lower Ferry Road
Ewing, NJ 08628
Phone: 609-883-1776
Fax: 609-883-5023

Ted Forst, Director of Community Affairs email:
Nancy Pappano, Secretary email:
p: (609) 883-1776 Ext. 2
f: (609) 883-5023
ESCC hosts most Seniors’ activities including exercise classes, computer classes, pool tables, monthly programs, trips, senior clubs and more. ESCC also offers daily use of the gym and weight room, an outdoor pool complex with a snack bar and the historic Trenton Bath Houses, day camp facility, outdoor basketball and tennis courts, a large playground and a sand volleyball court. Click below for more information on these programs and other organizations houses at ESCC.
For many types of events, the center offers a high school sized gym, one large room and several classroom sized rooms. Contact Nancy Pappano.

ESCC Gym & Weight Room - registration form
Ewing Patriotic Committee
Ewing Sr. Computer Users - (​)
Art Has No Boundaries - (
Ballet Workshop II - (
Calvary Chapel of Mercer County - (
Southeast Asia Martial Arts Academy - (
Kidsbridge Museum - (

Office Hours:

Monday – Thursday 8:30am – 9:00pm
Fridays 8:30am – 5:00pm
Saturdays & Sundays 9:00pm – 5:00pm

Fitness Center Hours:

Monday – Thursday 6:00am – 9:00pm
Fridays & Sundays 6:00am – 5:00pm
Saturdays 9:00am – 5:00pm

The center is the home base for senior activities and the Senior Office is located here in room 204. The weight room has a variety cardio machine, free weights, universal and other machines. Gym is high school size and has Early Bird Basketball group on Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday starting by 6:00am. Lunch time basketball group plays on weekdays starting at 12:00pm. The Community Affairs/Recreation Department offices are located in the main office. All township recreation programming is done through this office. Most activities at ESCC are listed on the recreation and senior links.

The center has a large room with a kitchenette and several meeting rooms for rent. Other activities that take place here at ESCC include Commando Krav youth martial arts,; Calvary Chapel of Mercer County meets here on Sunday mornings.

Click here for our fitness center registration form.

Hollowbrook Community Center

320 Hollowbrook Drive, 08638
Phone: (609) 883-1199
Fax: (609) 882-4714

Raquel Ince, Assistant Director of Community Affairs
P: (609) 883-1199  
F: (609) 882-4714 C: (609)503-1081

Office Hours:
Monday – Friday 8:30-4:30pm, weekends by appointment only


For many types of events, the center offers two large rooms with kitchen facilities and several meeting rooms for all types of rentals. 
Also, housed at the center are CYO of Mercer County, Head Start program, Mercer County Library Hollowbrook Branch, Mercer County Nutrition Program for Seniors, Meals on Wheels of Mercer County, The Food Pantry, as well as Hollowbrook Pool complex.


CYO of Mercer County (
Head Start program (
Mercer County Library Hollowbrook Branch (
Mercer County Nutrition Program for Seniors (
Meals on Wheels of Mercer County (
The Food Pantry

Ewing Youth Sports Leagues - Contact Information

League Contact Information

Ewing Little League - website / Facebook
President: John Noble - Email

Ewing/Hopewell Babe Ruth - website /Facebook
Vice President: John Scaccetti - Email

Ewing Girls' Softball - website / Facebook
President: Matt Kueny - Email

Ewing American Legion
Manager: Matt Ryan - Email

EUSA - Soccer - website / Facebook
President: Andy Stutzman - Email

Ewing Jr. Blue Devils Football - website / Facebook
President: Davon Veal - Email

Ewing Rec. Wrestling - website / Facebook
President: Dashawn Tye - Email

ERBL Basketball - website 

Moody Park Summer Basketball - website / Facebook
Commissioner: Mark Smith - Email

Small Business Development Center
Click here for the SBDC at the College of New Jersey.

Affordable Housing
Administrative Agent, Frank Piazza (609) 786-1100 Ext. 301; Email
Municipal Housing Liaison: Ted Forst

Ewing Patriotic Committee 
General Robert Dutko, Chairman, Email
(609) 883 – 1776 ext. 6208
Located in Room 208 at ESCC.


Phone: (609) 883-1776 Ext. 2
Fax: (609) 883-5023

Ted Forst, X6203

Assistant Director
Raquel Ince, x6211 (temp #)

Senior Citizens Supervisor
Jeannette Spann, X6206

Community Relations (Seniors)
Kathleen Ragoonath X6205

Senior's Secretary
Anne Cheslock, X6217

Community Affairs Secretary
Nancy Pappano, X6202

Gail Kownacky, X6201

Historic Preservation - Temple/Ryan House
Ellie Calcagno
p: 609-883-2455
Mailing Address
Department of Community Affairs 999 Lower Ferry Road
Ewing, NJ 08628



Municipal Building: 
2 Jake Garzio Drive
Ewing, NJ 08628
(609) 883-2900 
 M-F: 8:30am - 4:30pm

Senior & Community Center: 
999 Lower Ferry Road 
Ewing, NJ 08628 
(609) 883-1776 
 M-F: 8:30am - 4:30pm

Jack Stephan Way (Brush Drop-off): 
M-F: 7:30am - 2:30pm 
 Sat: 7:30am - 2:30pm

Scotch Road (Public Works): 
Bulk and Electronic Items 
M-F: 7:00am - 3:00pm 
 Sat: 7:00am - 2:30pm

Ewing Animal Shelter 
4 Jake Garzio Drive 
 (609) 771-8076

Ewing Police 
2 Jake Garzio Drive 
 (609) 882-1313

Ewing Branch Library 
61 Scotch Road 
 (609) 882-3130

Rental Property Concern Hotline: 
 (609) 323-1177

Ewing Public Schools 
2099 Pennington Road
Ewing, NJ 08618
P: (609) 538-9800
F: (609) 538-0041

Weather Central 
Courtesy of PHVFC

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