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 Where to find us:

The Marple Newtown Recreation office is located inside the Robert C. Gauntlett Community Center adjacent to the gymnasium. Please access the office from the West Chester Pike side of the building via the side drive entrance (if facing building, side drive is to right). Parking is available in the West Chester Pike lot. Office hours are Monday through Friday from 8:30am to 4:30pm.

On-line Registration:

Marple Newtown Recreation has partnered with "Your Active World LLC' to offer On-Line Registration. This secure and convenient service will allow individuals to register for their favorite programs from the comfort of their own computer by visiting www.mnrecreation.org.

Community Center Use:

Please contact the recreation office (610-353-2326) daily between 9:00am and 3:00pm for information on organizational meeting rooms, exhibition space, and gym usage.

Swim Parties:

Marple Newtown Recreation makes the High School Pool available from September through May for children's birthday parties, team parties and special events. Why not make your next birthday party a splash party? A side room is also available for refreshments. Please call the Recreation Office (610-353-2326) at least 4 to 6 weeks in advance to make reservations. Fee includes use of the pool, side room and lifeguards. Maximum number per party is 25.

Dates: Sept. - May
Day: Saturday
Time: 12:30pm - 2:30pm
Price: $245

Youth Recreation Center

The Marple Newtown Youth Recreation Center (YRC), a program of the Marple Newtown Joint Recreation Commission aided by the Friends of the YRC, is now open selected Friday evenings from 7:00pm to 10:00pm. The YRC, for students in grades six through eight, is where young people can meet and socialize in a safe and supervised environment. Programs and activities take place at the Robert C. Gauntlett Community Center in Newtown Square. They include a weekly DJ, dancing, sports and games, and much more! All students, regardless of residency, are welcome. Membership fees are $15 for Marple Newtown residents and $25 for non-residents.  The daily attendance fee is $10.00. Please call the recreation office at 610-353-2326 for registration information and complete details. The Center is open through March 22, 2019.

Instructors Wanted!!!

Marple Newtown Recreation is always in search of good people with special talents and skills. If you have a special talent and would like to share that knowledge by instructing a class or just want to pass along a great program idea, please call us at 610-353-2326.

 

Field Permits:

Local team and league use of Township fields (both Marple and Newtown) for baseball, softball, soccer, and other sports, as well as local public use for community events is available on a "PERMIT BASIS ONLY." Applications for said permits will be available at the recreation office (adjacent to the Gym) in the Gauntlett Community Center. The deadline for submission is February 8, 2019. There are a limited number of fields and facilities so all interested parties are advised to apply early. Contact the recreation office at 610-353-2326 for complete details.

Discount Movie Tickets:

Need a great gift idea? Marple Newtown Recreation is now selling discount movie tickets. They are valid at all Regal, Edwards, and United Artist Theaters nationwide. These tickets do not carry an expiration date and can be purchased (cash or check only) in the recreation office (adjacent to gym) of the Gauntlett Community Center. The office is open Monday through Friday from 8:30am to 4:30pm. Once purchased, tickets are non-refundable. Call 610-353-2326 for further details.

Discount Ski Lift Tickets:

Marple Newtown Recreation is currently selling Discount ski lift tickets to some of the most popular resorts in the Pocono region. They include Blue Mountain, Big Boulder, Jack Frost, Elk Mountain, Bear Creek and Shawnee Mountain. The tickets are valid for the entire 2018/2019 ski season and can be purchased (cash or check only) in the recreation office of the Gauntlett Community Center. The office is open Monday through Friday from 8:30am to 4:30pm. Once purchased, tickets are non-refundable. Please call the office (610-353-2326) to confirm ticket availability.

MN Recreation Bus:

The Marple Newtown Recreation bus is now available for evening and weekend group excursions. Please contact the recreation office for fees and additional information.

To advertise Call 610-353-2326 for rates and information.

 

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