Welcome to the Borough of Stratford

Borough of Stratford has a population of 7,040 in 1.59 square miles in the County of Camden,
State of New Jersey,(Census Bureau 2010) founded in 1889 and incorporated by the State Legislators in 1925.

The Borough is bordered by the Borough of Hi-Nella on the north and Gloucester Township on the north and east, the Borough of Somerdale an0d the Borough of Lindenwold is to the west, and the Borough of Laurel Springs and the Borough of Lindenwold to the south.

Recreational facilities include five parks, play fields and playgrounds. There are various charitable, non-profit organizations such as Stratford Athletic Organization, Tar-Kill (Soccer), Summer Programs, Sterling Youth Athletic Association, the Sterling Kiwanis, and the William Kenney Memorial VFW Post.

The Borough of Stratford is governed under a Mayor-Council form of government. The Council consists of six (6) members elected at large for three year terms. The Mayor is elected to a four year term. The Municipal elections are held on the Tuesday next after the first Monday in November.

Borough Monthly Calendar Dates for July 2015

July 2015 September 2015
August 4 (Wednesday)

Shade Tree Commission Meeting at Borough Hall
@ 7:00 pm [more info]

August 6 (Thursday)

Municipal Court at Justice Facility
@ 9:00 am [more info] Court Dates [view]

Council Meeting (Agenda) at Justice Facility
@ 7:00 pm [more info]

August 11 (Tuesday)

Council Meeting (Regular) at Justice Facility
@ 7:00 pm [more info]

August 13 (Thursday)

Municipal Court at Justice Facility
@ 1:00 pm [more info] Court Dates [view]

Historic Preservation Commission Meeting at Quaker Store
@ 7:30 pm [more info]

August 18 (Tuesday)

Parks & Recreation Committee Meeting at Borough Hall
@ 7:00 pm [more info]

August 20 (Thursday)

Municipal Court at Justice Facility
@ 4:30 pm [more info] Court Dates [view]

August 24 (Monday)

School Board Meeting at Yellin
@ 7:00 pm]

August 27 (Thursday)

Municipal Court at Justice Facility
@ 1:00 pm [more info] Court Dates [view]

Joint Land Board Meeting at Justice Facility
@ 7:00 pm [more info]


Borough Cleanup Weeks

Metal Weeks

9th and 23rd

Chipping Week



Borough Announcements, Alets, eNews and Upcoming Events
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911 Memorial

The Borough of Stratford is about to receive a piece of steel about 5 feet in length from the World Trade Center in order to create a 911 Memorial. We are asking residents to let us know where you would like to see this memorial permanently placed. [911 Memorial Survey]

Stratford Swim Club-Discounted Membership

Stratford Swim Club End of Season Membership Special!
August 1st through the end of the 2015 season

$250 for any type of membership

Applications available at the front desk and at www.stratfordswimclub.com


Local resident David Kerr is offering FREE Tai Chi classes at the Stratford Senior Center, corner of Union and Kirkwood. Tuesday mornings from 9:30-11am starting August 18, and continuing every Tuesday through September 29.  Please wear comfortable clothing and footwear that will allow easy movements along the floor.  You can email David at dkerr.taichi@gmail.com or call him at 856-296-7693 for more info.  David has been doing this for many years and wants to offer it to others.

Park Commission

At this time the Park Commission Chairman Bill D'Ambrosio is asking residents who may have an interest to serve on the Park Commission to come forward.  The Commission meets one a month, and maintains the local parks, playgrounds and athletic fields.  They have a budget of about $57,000. which helps fund these various recreational spaces.  Commissioners are all volunteers.  If you are interested please contact borough hall with your name, address and phone number.