Art! Music! Nature! At the Reservoir! – JC Fridays September 5th

The Jersey City Reservoir will be hosting a JC Fridays event on September 5th! The event will run from 5:30pm – 7:30pm on Pershing Plaza/Reservoir Avenue. There will be live music, crafts with Project Reservoir, photography with Trix Rosen during guided nature walks by Steven Latham, and pastel painting.

We are proud to say that The Sensational Country Blues Wonders! will be playing at our event in September! Check them out tonight (8/15) as they play Live at the Lumberyard at 432 Palisades Avenue at 7:00pm.


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I’m Gonna Go A Paddlin’

Here are a few photos from our free kayaking event on July 22nd, 2014! We hope everyone had a fantastic time and feel free to share your own photos of the Reservoir on facebook with #jcreservoir. More information to come regarding future kayaking events.

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Kayak Day – Sunday, July 27th!


The Reservoir is having its first kayak day of the season this coming Sunday, July 27th! The event will run from 10:00am until 3:30pm. It is free for all ages but anyone under the age of 18 must be accompanied by a parent or guardian. Although the event is free, we are suggesting a five dollar donation to help defray our rising insurance costs. The event is located at the Jefferson Avenue gate entrance of the Reservoir between Summit and Central Avenue. We hope to see you there!

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Seeking a band for JC Fridays – September 5th!

The Jersey City Reservoir is seeking a band to play at our JC Fridays event on September 5th from 6pm-8pm! The only compensation we are able to provide is food at the event and our deepest gratitude but it is a great opportunity to gain exposure at a highly publicized public event. For anyone interested, please email with the subject line “JC Fridays Band” and write us your contact information. Please also attach or provide a link to a sample of your work. The deadline for submissions is Wednesday, July 23rd by midnight. Thank you and please share with all your friends and family!

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The Story of Reservoir 3

Tess O’Brien created a fantastic video chronicling Reservoir #3′s journey to the present day. This fourteen minute clip shows how the Reservoir has transformed in over ten years from the clean up in 2003, to the fight to preserve the Reservoir in 2006, to educational and recreational programs at the Reservoir today.

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