Recreation FAQ

1. How do I obtain a badge to participate in youth activities?


Background Checks

Youth Sports/Volunteers Background Check Information


Information to secure a New Jersey Criminal History Background Check for those applying to volunteer in Maple Shade Youth Recreational/Sports Programs:


  1. Sign onto
  2. Go to “Services” Click on tab
  3. Scroll down to “Criminal Background Check”. Open
  4. Scroll down to “Volunteer Review Operations (VRO) State & Federal Background Checks”. Open
  5. Scroll down to “Youth Serving Organization Volunteer”. Open


Follow the instructions to complete the application.



Follow the directions on the application and the link online to schedule your fingerprint appointment.

The cost for obtaining the background check is $26.00


Please Contact Recreation Director, Sonny Frett if you have any questions at 856-779-9610 x. 175