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General Information


Program Information - We do not confirm registrations. You
  will be advised only if a class is filled or cancelled. No news is good news!  Unless noted, programs and activities take place at the Gauntlett Community Center. Simply show up at the program location on the date and time indicated  in the brochure.
Registration Forms - Must be complete and on file in the
  recreation office prior to program participation.
Confidentiality - Information regarding minor children is
  considered confidential and will only be shared with the parents or legal guardians listed on the registration form.  Family data, (address, phone number and email address) will be shared with instructors and coaches.
Cancellations - Marple Newtown Recreation reserves the right
  to cancel a class or an entire activity for which there is insufficient registration or for any other reasonable cause.
Trips - Most trips depart from the Robert C. Gauntlett
  Community Center.  There are NO refunds for "no shows"!
Non-English Speaking - In case of an emergency, please include
  on your registration form the name and phone number of an English speaking person.
Parent Responsibility - Parents are not to bring children to an
  activity site prior to the activities scheduled start time. In addition, parents are responsible for picking up children promptly at the conclusion of each activity.
Inclement Weather - Recreation programs and activities will
  generally be postponed (check with instructors) if schools are closed or dismiss early due to the weather.  Please call 610-353-2326 for program cancellation information.  For evening and weekend programs, a recorded message will indicate if a program has been postponed.  Most postponed classes will be rescheduled or added at the end of the session.
Special People - Handicapped and other special individuals
  are accepted in all programs and activities. Please consult the recreation office during registration.
Insurance - The Marple Newtown Joint Recreation Commission
  carries liability and  property damage insurance only. Program
  participants are expected to use personal family health plans for
  medical coverage.
Prices - Most activity prices are listed. Payment must be
  received in advance for each program desired.
Non-Resident Prices - Most programs are open to non-residents
  at stated price, plus $10.00.
Multiple Children Families - When registering three or more
  children from the same family for the same program, check with the recreation office for discount prices. Clinics and contracted activities are not included.
Refunds - Are subject to a $10 administrative charge and given
  only if the request is received prior to the Friday before the first class. In reference to trips and one-day workshops, refunds are only given if a replacement can be found.
Returned Check Fees - All returned checks are subject to a
  $25.00 processing fee.
Credit Cards (Visa &Mastercard) -  
  are accepted EXCEPT for ski, movie and amusement park tickets.  These transactions are CASH OR CHECK ONLY.
Wheelchair - If needed, a donated wheelchair is available for
  program participants attending activities and events at the Gauntlett Community Center.  Please call the recreation office (610-353-2326) to make arrangements for use.