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Open Gym Basketball begins October 3

August 26, 2021 01:00 PM

Open Gym Basketball returns to Brookens Gym starting Sunday, October 3, and runs every Sunday through May 1, 2022.

It costs only $1 at the door for people wanting to play basketball. The hours each Sunday are:

  • Ages 5-14; 1-3 p.m.
  • Ages 15 and up; 3-5 p.m.

"Parents are welcome to attend the youth session from 1-3 p.m.," said Joe Manning, Athletics Coordinator. He added, "Children under age 11 just be accompanied by someone age 15 or older."

People need to bring a photo ID to the open gym. Open gym may be canceled for special events. There will be no open gym on November 28 and December 26.

"We will post signs at Brookens Gym no less than one week prior to the cancellation," Manning explained. 

Follow the park district on Twitter and Facebook for more information about open gym.  

"Everyone is welcome to come to our Open Gym Basketball starting October 3. It is a great way to stay active and get some exercise during cold weather," Manning concluded. 



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