• Learn Something New this Winter

    Long winter days with limited sunlight can be a downer and pulling yourself out of the winter blues can be difficult. But, never fear! Jersey City offers various free and fun activities in New Jersey for adults throughout the winter to help keep your spirits high. Want to brush up on your Picasso skills or practice those Dirty Dancing moves?  Read on to discover how those dreams can become a reality.


    Phone: (201) 420-8249




    What: Jersey City residents age 18 and older are invited to bring out their inner creativity at art classes for beginners. Each six-week session will teach the basics of painting with acrylics on canvas. Relax and enjoy while you create your newest masterpiece!

    Cost: Free instruction. Participants must purchase the necessary supplies (list given upon registration).

    Registration: Pre-registration with proof of residency for each six-week session. Registration is on-going and can be completed by submitting this form to the Pershing Field Pool Office.

    When: Thursdays from 12:30 – 4:00 pm or 5:00 – 8:30 pm until June 4, 2016

    Where Pershing Field Community Center, 201 Central Ave., Jersey City

    Phone: (201) 547-6668



    What: If you are looking for things to do in Jersey City , lace up your sneakers and make time for a calming stretch at an hour-long yoga class that’s taught by certified instructor Carol Lester throughout the week. The program accommodates all levels of experience (ages 18+) with introductory yoga poses, visualization and meditation.

    Cost: Free

    Registration: Registration is on-going and on site so stop by with this form and proof of Jersey City residency.

    Phone: (201) 547-5003

    When: Mondays from 12:30 – 1:30 pm   

    Where: Perishing Field Veteran Center, 201 Central Ave., Jersey City

    When: Mondays from 2:00 – 3:00 pm     

    Where: Ocean Point Towers, 425 Ocean Ave., Jersey City

    When: Tuesdays from 11:15 am – 12:15 pm and Fridays from 9:15 – 10:15 am

    Where: Grace Church Van Vorst, corner of 2nd and Erie Streets, Jersey City




    What: Two senior centers are inviting Jersey City citizens to boogie down this winter. They’re offering dance classes for senior citizens age 60 and over as a part of Jersey City’s Senior Program. The centers, which are open from 9:00 am to 4:30 pm, offer lunch, recreational, educational and cultural activities as well.

    Cost: Free

    When: Wednesday’s from 1:00 – 2:00 pm

    Where: Joseph Connors Senior Center, 29 Patterson St., Jersey City

    Phone: (201) 547-4361


    When: Wednesdays from 10:00 – 11:00 am        

    Where: Maureen Collier Senior Center, 335 Bergen Ave., Jersey City 


    Check out our other recommendations for exciting activities in New Jersey and other things to do in Jersey City on our local NJ events page. Stay active and have fun this winter!