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Register for Summer Fun with the Spotswood Recreation Department


SPOTSWOOD, NJ - The countdown to the end of the school year is on! School ends on June 17 in the Spotswood School District, which means the time is now to make those summer plans for the kids. Online registration opens for the Spotswood Recreation Department's summer programs on Wednesday, June 1. Parents can choose from the following programs:

Arts and Crafts - The camp is held from June 27 through July 22 for children ages five through 11 at Appleby School on 23 Vliet Street in Spotswood. Camp is open from Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. until 11:45 a.m., weather permitting. The cost for the program is $45 a week for residents and $55 a week for non-residents. Parents can do all or designated weeks.

Swimming - Open swims will be held at the Clearwater Pool in Clearwater Village on 272 Village Drive East in Spotswood. The swims will run on Tuesdays through Fridays from July 19 through August 2. A Red Cross Certified lifeguard will be on duty. However, lessons will not be provided. Open swims are for children ages eight through 15. The cost for open swims in $35 for residents and $45 for non-residents.

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Tennis - Tennis lessons will be given twice a week on the Municipal Courts on Summerhill Road in Spotswood. Lessons will be one hour long and are for children ages eight through 14. The tennis camp will be help from July 5 through July 29. Days and times will be determined. The cost for the tennis program is $35 for residents and $45 for non-residents.

Registration for all of the Spotswood Recreation Department's summer programs opens on June 1 at the Rec Department's website. For additional information or questions, telephone 732-251-0700 Ex. 834.

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