HOBOKEN, NJ - After Mayor Bhalla's plan for reopening playgrounds hit an immediate snag Monday, Hoboken Public School District Superintendent Dr. Christine Johnson announced that the track will be opened for community use in mornings and evenings once graduation takes place.

"The Hoboken Public School District understands that the community needs time to exercise and interact in a safe manner during this pandemic," said Dr. Johnson. "As a result, we will be opening the JFK Stadium track for community usage from 7:00 a.m. to 9:00 a.m. and then again from 4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. on Monday through Friday, from July 13th through July 31st."

Social distancing, wearing of masks are in effect for the Stadium. Pets are not permitted on the track, nor on the turf field.

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Furthermore, fitness sessions for children will also be implemented.

"In an effort to bring children together, employing the same guidelines mentioned above, the Hoboken Public School District will operate a range of daily, hourly fitness-oriented sessions for our students and to children in the community," said Dr. Johnson. "Registration will be open to Hoboken Public School District students first and then to the remainder of the community if seats are still available."

Sessions tailored for children in preschool through 5th grade children will require a parent to attend and stay on the premises. Sessions for 6th grade students or older will not require a parent. These free classes are capped at 20 participants.

CLICK HERE for more information and to sign up for classes.

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