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Registration Information

Pre-Registration is required for all program unless otherwise indicated.  Registration are accepted with full payment and completed forms in –person or via mail. No phone registration are accepted.  Registration forms can be downloaded from the Township website: lowergwynedd.org forms can also be faxed or emailed. We accept cash, checks (payable to Lower Gwynedd Township), and credit cards.  There is a service fee for all credit card transactions.  There will be a $25 service charge on all returned checks. 

Refunds:  Full refunds will only be issued if the Parks & Recreation Department cancels a program.  All discounted amusement and ski tickets sales are final and nonrefundable.  All refunds requested by the registration that are granted will be charge a $5 administration fee. 

Cancellation Policy:  Programs are subject to cancellation if there is insufficient enrollment, inclement weather or other reasonable causes. 

Photo Policy:  The Lower Gwynedd Township Parks & Recreation Department may take photos of program participants or park visitors.  Please be aware that these photos are for department use only and may appear in future brochures, newsletters, website or flyers. 



 8 Dates · Jul 24 - Aug 15

Get outside, move, breathe and experience how much fun it is to do yoga in nature! Join us for our Sunrise and Sunset Yoga in the Park series …


***Wednesday Mornings for 4 Weeks starting July 24th from 6:00am to 6:50am with Alaina Kramer of Kindred Yoga

***Thursday Evenings for 4 Weeks starting July 25th from 7:15pm to 8:15pm with Ellie Gehman of Kindred Yoga

LOCATION: Oxford Park at Welsh Road and Cambridge drive (directly across the street from the studio entrance).

DETAILS: These all-levels yoga classes are suitable for all skill and experience levels - from beginner to experienced. Come for one session, or sign up for the full series at a discounted price!

Pre-registration suggested, but not required. Please bring cash if you choose not to pre-register online. COST: $32 for all 4 morning sessions or all 4 evening sessions $10 for individual sessions IN THE EVENT OF RAIN, classes will be held in the studio. SIGN UP and bring a friend!!


Trail Dusters

Do you know where all the trails are loatedin the Township?

Have you see a path and not sure where it goes?

Join us as we explore the trails.

Date:  Tuesdays & Thursday  September 17- October 24

Time: 6:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.

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

Cost:  $5 per person



Time Management for Busy Parents

Do you find yourself running against time all the time, and constantly second-guessing you work-life balance choices?

Then this class is for you!

During this workshop you will learn a different way to approach your relationship with time, you will discover simple techniques to improve it and you will be encouraged to take specific action steps that will have an immediate impact on your daily life.

Date: Thursday, October 3rd

Location: Penllyn Woods Community Building

Cost: $25 per person (5 Participants minimum)

Time: 6:30-8:30 p.m.


Stress Free Holidays

The holiday are supposed to be the most wonderful time of year, but for many of us they are the exact opposite: too much to organize, to do, to many people to please, to much food, family, drama, gifts,…

Are you going through the holidays feeling overwhelmed, stressed and counting the days till January comes?

Do you find yourself hoping that “this year will be different” but nit really knowing what to change and where to start from?

Then join me for this workshop- we will look at the holidays inside-out and you will support you in keeping you sanity and in enjoying the most wonderful time of year again!

Date: Thursday, October 24th

Location: Penllyn Woods Community Building

Cost: $25 per person (5 Participants minimum)

Time: 6:30-8:30 p.m.


2020 Goals- Setting the New Year up for Success

Do you want 2020 to be THE year for you to get the job you always wanted, to improve your relationship, or get that never-achievable new year’s resolution?

Come learn an easy, powerful and successful process to set your personal and professional goals in a clear and energizing way, and to stay on track during the year.

Get ready to see you New Year’s Resolutions Become End of the Year results!

Date: Thursday, January 16th

Location: Penllyn Woods Community Building

Cost: $25 per person (5 Participants minimum)

Time: 6:30-8:30 p.m.


Back to Work After Having a Baby

Are you getting ready to go back to work after having a baby and worry about the changes that this is going to bring to your personal and family life?

Or did you recently go back to work and find yourself struggling with the changes that you are facing?

Come learn a successful way to deal with this transition phase in your life!

You will discover a new approach that will guide you step by step in how to chose what to change as well as how to change it.

You will be able to ask questions and learn from the questions and experience of other participants that are in your same situation.

Date: Thursday, February 20th

Location: Penllyn Woods Community Building

Cost: $25 per person (5 Participants minimum)

Time: 6:30-8:30 p.m.


Wellness Basics

Learn how to stay healthy during the changing seasons.

Take home an Essentials Oil Wellness Roller.

Share the love- bring a friend or neighbor

Date: Wednesday, October 2

Location: Penllyn Woods Community Building

$10 per person and $15 at the door

Time: 6:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.

Call the Township Building to reserve your spot for this program


Eating Healthy on a Budget

Compare the costs of fresh and convenience foods and importance of choices, review healthy snacks and meals on the go.

Date: Wednesday, October 16th

Location: Penllyn Woods Community Building

Cost: $20 per person

Time: 6:30 p.m.


Exercise and Metabolism

How much exercise is needed for health & for weight loss, review of different types of exercise and benefits, how to increase metabolism, what and when you should eat before and after working out.

Date: Saturday, October 19th

Location: Penllyn Woods Community Building

Cost: $20 per person

Time: 6:30 p.m.


Vegetarian & Gluten Free Living

Review types of vegetarians, benefits of being one, and nutrients commonly depleted.

Review of gluten food and gluten free foods and their effects on people ranging from skin issues to auto immune diseases.

Date: Monday, November 4th

Location: Penllyn Woods Community Building

Cost: $20 per person

Time: 6:30 p.m.


Starting Yoga After 60 (4- Week Course)

Yoga has no age limit. In fact, older adults have the most to gain by engaging in safe and mindful movement practices, relaxation, and meditation.

Learn how to customize common yoga poses for the body, even if you have an injury or health condition that requires a little extra attention.

You’ll gently and safely build strength and flexibility and experience a greater sense of peace through this practice.

Over time, a regular yoga practice will help you: Reduce stress & hypertension, sleep better, improve bone health manage anxiety and improve mental wellbeing, decrease pain associated with Arthritis, Fibromyalgia, and other conditions, improve strength, Mobility, and Balance, Be social and fun!

It’s a great way to connect with friends- and meet new people.

Date: Thursdays, October 3rd- 24th

Location: Penllyn Woods Community Building

Cost: $49 per person

Time: 6:30 p.m.

Instructor: Kindred Yoga


Discounted Tickets

The Parks & Recreation Department offers Discounted Ski tickets to area Ski Resorts from December through March.  May through September a variety of discounted tickets are available for amusement parks.  Tickets can be purchased at the Township Building Monday through Friday 8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.  For a complete listing of the tickets available visit the Parks & Recreation page on the Township Website, www.lowergwynedd.org


Know your Medicare Options

Thursday, October 24th, 2019

6:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. 

During this free educational seminar you will learn:

  • How Medicare works and what it covers
  • How Part "D" prescription cards work and how to pick the right one for you
  • The differences between Medicare supplements and Medicare Advantage plans

  Have your questions answered so you can make the right choice when planning for Medicare or Medicare Advantage decisions.

 Presenter: Steve Perlman, DelVal Senior Advisors, Independent Medicare Planning Specialist

To register: Contact the Parks and Recreation Department

Presented by DelVal Senior Advisors


Journalist & Non-Fiction Author Beth Macy: Dopesick


 (July, 2019) Upper Dublin & Wissahickon Valley Public Libraries present the Summer 2019 “Let’s Discuss it!” Wednesday, August 21, 7:00p in the Upper Dublin Township Community Rooms, 801 Loch Alsh Avenue, Fort Washington, PA. In collaboration with Towne Book Center & Café.


In their thirteenth collaborative Let’s Discuss It! author event the Upper Dublin and Wissahickon Valley Public Libraries invite you to an evening with award winning journalist and author Beth Macy as she discusses her nonfiction book Dopesick: Dealers, Doctors, and the Drug Company that Addicted America. An instant New York Times and indie bestseller, Dopesick is the only book to fully chart the devastating opioid crisis in America: “a harrowing, deeply compassionate dispatch from the heart of a national emergency” (New York Times) from a bestselling author and journalist who has lived through it.


A New York Times bestseller, Dopesick has been awarded many prized including Chicago Tribune Best Book of the Year, Atlanta Journal-Constitution's Best Southern Books of 2018, LA Times Book Prize for Science & Technology Winner, and American Society of Addiction Medicine Annual Media Award Winner.


"This book is comprehensive, compassionate and forceful. No matter what you already know about the opiod crisis, Dopesick's toughness and intimacy make it a must."          -Janet Maslin, New York Times


"An impressive feat of journalism, monumental in scope and urgent in its implications...gritty and heartbreaking."                                                                      -Jennifer Latson, The Boston Globe


Tickets are $10 (admission only) or $17 (admission plus paperback copy of Dopesick) and are available for purchase at dopesick.brownpapertickets.com/ (link also on either library website).  


Plus! Author Q&A, book signing and additional books for sale to follow.


Beth Macy is the author of the widely acclaimed and bestselling books Dopesick, Truevine and Factory Man.

Based in Roanoke, Virginia for three decades, Beth’s reporting has won more than a dozen national awards, including a Nieman Fellowship for Journalism at Harvard.


For more information, contact the libraries at: udpl.org (215-628-8744) or wvpl.org (215-643-1320)

For more information about Let’s Discuss It, visit www.udlibrary.org or www.wvpl.org


Beth Macy: www.intrepidpapergirl.com


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Media Contact:

India Frazier, UDPL                                                                Debbie Slavutsky, WVPL

ifrazier@mclinc.org (215) 628-8744 x3148                            dslavutsky@wvpl.org (215) 643-1320


Beth Macy, Author Flyer Aug 21








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


Reservations are being taking for the 2019 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.