BELMAR, NJ — Open gym featuring a host of activities for third- to fifth-graders is held every Friday afternoon at the Belmar recreation gym.

Children get the opportunity to play basketball, dodgeball, indoor soccer, kickball and other sports from 3 to 4:30 p.m. at the gym, located at the Belmar Municipal Building, 601 Main Street.

Held weekly through February 27, the sessions are open to children who live in Belmar and Lake Como, and St. Rose Grammar School students. Following a monthlong break in March, open gym will resume on April 3 and will continue every Friday through June 5.

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Parents are responsible for transportation to and from the recreation center. No late pick-ups or outside food in the gym. Parent volunteers are always welcome.

To sign up, click here.

For more information, call recreation director Barry Trogu at 732-681-3700, ext. 211 or email

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