Recreation / Athletics
The University Recreation Center
The University Recreation Center is located on the University campus in South Orange. The center contains five multipurpose courts for basketball, badminton, and volleyball; a 200-meter indoor track; an 8 lane, 25-yard swimming pool; a fitness/weight room; a dance studio; 4 racquetball courts; and complete locker rooms with saunas. All full - time law students have free access to the Recreational Center. Part-time students are able to use all of the facilities however, they will incur a fee of $100 per semester. For additional information, please call (973) 761-9720.
New York Sports Club
One Gateway Center, located across the street from the Law School
(973) 642-6070 www.nysc.com
New York Sports Club is a full service fitness center. Facilities include racquetball courts, nautilus, various aerobic equipment and unlimited classes. A free one week trial, and a Seton Hall Law School corporate rate is available.
Branch Brook Park - Newark. Located in Newark, Branch Brook Park is four miles long and features thousands of cherry trees that blossom in April. It is a great spot for running, biking or rollerblading.
Liberty State Park - Jersey City. This park is a short drive from Newark, located on the Hudson River in Jersey City. There are walking trails, museums and monuments within this scenic park. Ferries depart for Ellis Island, the Statue of Liberty and New York.
Morristown National Historic Park - Morristown. George Washington's headquarters were located within this park's grounds during the Revolutionary War. There are over 27 miles of hiking trails, and many historical buildings are located there. It is approximately 25 minutes from the Law School by car.
Weequahic Park - Newark. This Essex County Park features a public 18-hole golf course. Students may reach the park and golf course by car in 5 minutes.
There are several ski areas located a short drive away. Mountain Creek, located in Vernon, N.J. can be reached in approximately 45 minutes. Please see http://www.mountaincreek.com for more information. Also, within one and a half hours you can reach several large ski resorts.
New Jersey's beaches are easily accessible from Newark via car or train. By car, the beach can be reached in approximately one hour. The North Jersey Coast line leaves Newark Penn Station regularly bound for beach towns such as Belmar, Spring Lake, Point Pleasant and other New Jersey beaches.
Other NJ Locations to Visit
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