Recreation Programs
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 Discount Tickets 

Lower Gwynedd Township offers discounted tickets throughout the year for area attractions. During the months of May through September tickets for amusement parks are available. For those parks with extended operating systems such as Hersheypark, Philadelphia Zoo, Adventure Aquarium and Baltimore Aquarium these tickets we have longer in the season. Switching season we receive discounted ski tickets and have them available from December through February. Tickets are sold Monday through Friday, 8 am- 4 pm. For a complete listing of what is available, please check the Parks & Recreation page on the Township website.

 

Spring Bus Trips

 

Yankees vs Red Sox

Date: Friday, June 27

Departure Upper Gwynedd:  2 p.m.

Departure Yankee Stadium following the game approximate arrival home 1 a.m.

Seating Location:  Section 226- 3rd base line

Game Time:  7:05 p.m.

Cost:  $135 per ticket

 

Lower Gwynedd Summer Camp

Proposed Dates:  Monday June 23 - Friday August 1

Location:  Wissahickon Middle School

Times:  Monday though Friday 9 a.m. - 3 p.m.

Post Camp:  Monday through Friday 3 p.m. - 5 p.m. additional cost for the post camp

Forms for this program can be found on the Township Website.

2014 Camp Dates: June 23 - August 1

Daily Swimming at the Wissahickon Middle Schoool

6 Week Program Rates:

$560 first resident child

$500 for each additional resident child

$650 first non-resident child

$620 for each additional non-resident child

 Weekly Rates:

$200 first resident child

$175 for each additional resident child

$250 first non-resident child

$225 for each additional non-resident child

All Registrations must be post marked or dropped off by Wednesday May 23, 2014 any registrations received after a $50 Late Fee will be charged.

 

 

Low Intensity Zumba Fitness Class

A slower, easier version of a traditional Zumba class, specifically designed for participants age 55 and older. A great way to have fun and get a good workout.

Date: Every Wednesday (beginning on September 18)

Time: 8:30 a.m.

Location: Penllyn Woods Community Building

Cost:  $5 or Free for Silver Sneaker member (Check with your insurance provider for eligibility and bring your card to register)

 

 

Cheerleading Camp

I9Sprots Cheer Camp will ensure that each camper will learn cheers, chants and stunts (non dangerous).  The cheerleaders will also learn important life skills such as teambuilding and leadership, and how much fun it is to be a cheerleader!!  The week concludes with a performance demonstrating what they learned for their parents/ guardians.  Participants will receive a shirt and pompom.

Dates:  July 14 -18

Time:  9 a.m. - 12 Noon

Ages: 4-10 years 

Location:  Oxford Park

Cost:  $120 per participant

 

Flag Football 3-5 yrs

Kids will get to participate in an hour practice session focusing on fundamentals, rules, skill development run by an i9 sports Certified Instructor. Participants will be learning the skills, strategy, and fundamentals of the game through game play.

Date:  July 7- 11

Time:  9 a.m. - 10 a.m.

Location:  Oxford Park

Ages:  3-5 years

Cost:  $55 per participant

 

Flag Football 6-8 yrs

Children in this division will focus on learning new skills, game strategies, and good sportsmanship, during our half day sessions. Participants will participate in a variety of games and activities, which are not only help them develop the fundamentals of the game, but will also encourage good sportsmanship, exercise and are a ton of fun!!!

Date:  July 7- 11

Time:  9 a.m. - 12

Location:  Oxford Park

Ages:  6-8 yrs

Cost:  $120 per participant

 

 

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

 

Teen Theatre Camp

 Young adults spend the week working as a team to create a play full of action, drama, mystery or comedy.  They are guided through the process of the entire production; playwriting, creativity with costumes and finally the production, lead by Philadelphia area theatre professionals.  Actors will also learn the basics of stagecraft, how to speak loudly and clearly, how to work in teams, how to accept and respect others' ideas.  On the last day, they perform their productions for family and friends using props and costumes they designed.  Participants should bring a lunch, drink and snack, a refrigerator is on site, clothing should be comfortable, shoes should be enclosed ~ no skirts or flip flops.

 

Date: August 25- 29  (Monday -Friday) 

Time: 9 a.m. - 3 p.m.

Ages: 11-14 year olds

Location: Upper Dublin Township Building

Cost:  $ 165 per resident / $198 per non resident

 

 

Penllyn Woods Community Building

Penllyn Woods Community Buillding

Reservations are being taking for the 2014 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.

 

 

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Story Time @ Oxford Park

Ms. Tegan from the Wissahickon Valley Public Library Blue Bell Branch will be at Oxford Park on Wedensday mornings for story time. She will bring a new book each week to read to children.  Come join us for a nice relaxing story time. 

Date: Wednesdays  June 25 - July 30

Time: 10:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.

Location:  Oxford Park Picnic Pavilion

Ages: 2-6 years

 

Summer Library Reading Club  

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Looking for something to do this summer? Wissahickon Valley Public Library wants to invite you to join our Summer Reading Club! Everyone, from kids to adults, teens and babies, is welcome to join our club. The Summer Reading Club is a way for you to track your reading and get prizes for your reading. After you've signed up for our club, be sure to check out all of our Summer Events for kids, teens, and adults at our libraries in Blue Bell and Ambler. We'll have lectures and performers, classes, and more! Look for information in the spring at WVPL.org.