Newton, NC – Grab your racquets and shuttlecocks and head to the Newton Recreation Department for free badminton open gym on Mondays and Thursdays from 6:30-9 p.m.

The badminton games will be played in the gym at the Newton Recreation Department, located at 23 South Brady Ave., Newton.

Players should bring their own badminton racquet, shuttlecock and shoes.

Badminton is a fun activity for all ages, and everyone is welcome.

For more information, contact Charles James at 828-695-4350 or