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Special Program Addition

Wednesday November 19

1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Lower Gwynedd Township Building

Tech Question & Answer

Staff and volunteers will be on location to help you with any question syou have regarding your electronic devices.  Devices you can bring; tablet computer (iPad, Droid), e-readers (Kindle, Nook), Smart Phones (iPhone, Droid).  Appointments are required for this program.  Please call the Blue Bell Library at 215-643-1320 to setup your 30 minute appointment. 

Disclaimer: The Library’s intent is to help people learn the use of their devices.  The library does not assume responsibility for devices that are not working property and can’t fix devices.

 

Trail Dusters

Do you know where all the trails are located in the Township?  Have you seen a path but not sure where it goes?  Join us as we explore a trail a week.  Meetings locations vary each week and upon registering for the program you will receive a list of where the group is meeting. 

Dates: Tuesday and Thursdays September 29 - October 22

Time:  6:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.

Location: Varies each week, participants will receive a list of walking locations upon registering for the program.

Cost:  $5 per person

 

Sewing Classes

 Sewing Spring 15

Fabric Purse

Make a purse with a magnetic snap closure that is decorated with ribbon, inside pockets and optional key fob. Suitable for students who are comfortable using a sewing machine and buying fabric. First class we’ll discuss the materials list for supplies the students need to buy before the second class and we’ll go over sewing machine operations.  Students are involved in all steps of construction.  Leave your machine at home, we provide equipment. Adults 18 years and older.

Dates:  Saturdays, September 19 - October 17

Time:  9 a.m. – Noon

Location:  Penllyn Woods Community Building

Cost:  $135 per person

 

Applique Pillow

Learn to create a 20” square pillow with an applique design. Suitable for students who took our basic pillow class or are familiar using a sewing machine and buying fabric. First class we’ll discuss the materials list for supplies that the students will need to buy before the second class, we’ll practice applique techniques, and review machine operations.  In addition to learning applique, student may choose to finish their pillow with hand stitching or a zipper. Leave your machine at home, we provide equipment. Be prepared for visually close work – bring reading glasses if needed.  Adults 18 years and older. 

 

Dates:  Wednesdays November 4 - 18

Time:  6:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. 

Location:  Penllyn Woods Community Building

Cost:  $65 per person

 

16" Decorative Pillow

Dates:  Wednesdays October 7-21

Time:  6:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. 

Location:  Penllyn Woods Community Building

Cost:  $65 per person

 

Sewing Basics 1 ~ Canvas Bag

Dates:  Thursday November 5 - 19

Time: 9:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. 

Location:  Penllyn Woods Community Building

Cost:  $65 per person ($20 material fee for the first class can be collected at the class)

 

 

 

 UD Sports Center

Upper Dublin Racquet Club was established in 1968 as the premium East Coast indoor/outdoor facility. In 2009, we became Upper Dublin Sports Center.

Instilling the Love of tennis

Dates All Classes:

Session 1:  Tuesdays, October 6-27

Location: Penllyn Park 

Future Stars (8 and under):   

Time:   4-5pm

Cost:  $105 per session per person

 

Our experienced teaching pro’s are very passionate about teaching tennis and getting kids excited about this lifetime sport. Here, the youngest player learn on courts and with equipment “right sized” just for them and that help facilitate quick success and enjoyment of the game that lasts a lifetime.

 

Ultimate Tennis (Ages 9-11):

Time: 5-6pm

Cost:  $105 per session per person

 

This program is geared towards juniors continuing to improve stroke production with an emphasis on consistency, point play and serves. Our Teaching pro’s enjoy sharing their information and passion to ensure a positive learning environment for your child.


Adult Quickstart Tennis:

Time: 6-7pm

Cost:$95 per session per person

 

This is the easiest and most fun way to learn tennis. This program is for people that have never played before or only played a few times before. Let Tuesday nights be your tennis night!

 

 

Knitting for Everyone

If you are an experienced knitter, or just a beginner and wish to learn how to knit. If you have a knitting question, or need help with a pattern.This is a very informal group who meets at the Penllyn Woods Community Building once a week.

Dates: Thursday Afternoons
Time: 1:00 -3:00 p.m.
Location: Penllyn Woods Community Building

 

Penllyn Woods Community Building

Penllyn Woods Community Buillding

Reservations are being taking for the 2016 calendar year.  If you have an upcoming birthday party, wedding shower, baby shower or family gathering how about considering the Penllyn Woods Community Building.  Contact Sandi Feight, Recreation Director for the room's availability 215-646-5302.

 

2016 Lower Gwynedd Township Summer Camp

Summer Camp Counselors

Applications for Summer Camp Counselors are being accepted.  All applicants must go through the interview process and complete all necessary background checks.  Applicants must be 15 years of age and over.  Applications deadline: JANUARY 31, 2016

 

Counselors In Training

 

 

The CIT program is designed to train youths ages 13-14 to assist the staff with the activities and programs conducted at the summer camp.  There is a $100 fee to participate in this program – covering program administration and supervision.  Successful participation in this program may be a “stepping stone” for future employment with the Parks & Recreation Department.  Participants must complete an employment application, go through the interview process and complete all necessary background checks.  The fee will be collected if the applicant is chosen to participant.  Application Deadline:  JANUARY 31, 2016

 

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  • Employment Application.pdf
    Summer Camp Counselors Applications for Summer Camp Counselors are being accepted. All applicants must go through the interview process and complete all necessary background checks. Applicants must be 15 years of age and over. Application Deadline: April 17, 2015 Counselors In Training The CIT Program is designed to train youths ages 13-14 to assist the staff with the daily activities and programs conducted at the summer camp. There is a $100 fee to participate in this program ~ covering program administration and supervision. Successful participation in the program may be a "stepping stone" for future employment with the Parks & Recreation Department. Participants must complete an employment application, go through the interview process and complete all necessary background checks. The fee will be collected if the applicant is chosen to participate. Application Deadline: April 17, 2015