SPOTSWOOD, NJ - Registration for the Spotswood Recreation Department's youth basketball and floor hockey programs are now open.

The basketball program is run by the director, John Berner. It runs on Tuesdays at 7 p.m. from October 13 through December 17. Games take place at the Memorial Middle School Gym. The program is for children in grades four, five, six and seven. Fees for residents taking part in the program are $35. The cost for non-residents is $45.

The floor hockey program is organized by Director Chris Hill. There is a junior league for players in fourth, fifth, sixth and seventh grades. The senior league is for players in grades eight, nine, ten and eleven.

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Junior League games takes place at the Appleby School gym on Monday nights. Games begin on October 12 and run through March. Fourth and fifth graders hit the floor from 7 p.m. until 8 p.m. while sixth and seventh graders face off from 8 p.m. until 9 p.m.

Senior league games are played at the Memorial School Gym on Mondays from 7 p.m. until 8 p.m. Games also begin on October 12 and run through March.

Fees for residents interested in playing floor hockey are $35 and $45 for non-residents.

Both the basketball and floor hockey leagues are searching for Rutgers Certified coaches. The Spotswood Recreation Department will be having a Rutgers Certification course in the fall. Residents interested in becoming a coach can contact the REC Department at SpotswoodREC@yahoo.com for more information. Interested parties can also watch the department's website or Facebook page for updates on the upcoming certification course.

If any changes in the start dates of either programs occur, parents will be notified via their child's coach.

Parents can now register their children for the fall sports programs on the Rec Department's website.