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Triton Swim Team:

Are you NEW to competitive swimming or looking for a NEW team? Now is a great time to join! The Triton Swim Team, a New USA Swimming Club sponsored by Marple Newtown Recreation, is now enrolling swimmers ages 5 and older. Marple Newtown High School Swim Coach Tom Keer will be coordinating and leading the club which will utilize the High School Pool. Triton Swim Team is focused on developing individual skills in an energetic team atmosphere where all are encouraged to succeed and to promote swimming as a lifelong sport. Please contact MN Recreation at 610-353-2326 for additional  details and registration information. All are welcome - Join anytime.


Fall Session: Sept. 5 - Nov. 11
Winter Session: Nov. 13 - March 17
Spring Session: March 19 - May 26

 New swimmers must be evaluated prior to registration. Please email tom.tritonswim@gmail.com to schedule.



Total Sports Program:

A weekly program providing the opportunity for children (ages 3 to 5) to take part in Mini-Basketball, Soccer, Tag Rugby and Mini Olympics. Each child will be welcomed and supported through their first steps into sports by nurturing and caring coaches. This fun and innovative six-week program will meet at the Gauntlett Community Center (indoor dates) and Veterans Park in Broomall (outdoor dates). Instruction provided by Impact Sports.

Dates: April 21 - May 26
Day: Friday
Time: 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Site: Veterans Park
Price: $80

       Fitness With Friends:                         Special Needs Fitness Class                 By Impact Sports

Through Fun and active games and drills, the weekly Fitness with Friends program teaches the social skills necessary for appropriate participation in sport. During the program, participants (ages 3-14) will build fitness, practice healthy habits, and engage with peers. Each week, the children will play games focused around a central theme including personal space, following directions, taking turns, teamwork, sportsmanship, and working with a partner. Impact Sports will provide approximately a 1:4 staff to participant ratio. If your child will require additional assistance, please plan to have a parent or caregiver present to support your child. The program will meet outdoors at the Gauntlett Community Center. Each child will receive a certificate of participation. Contact the Recreation office (610-353-2326) to register.

Dates: June 22 - July 27
Day: Thursday
Session 1: 5:30pm - 6:15pm
  Squiggles (ages 3-7)
Price: $120

Soccer Shots:

Soccer Shots is a leader in youth soccer development for children ages 3-6. Our nationally recognized program offers a high energy, fun, age-appropriate introduction to the wonderful game of soccer. Our innovative curriculum emphasizes both soccer skills and character development. Our goal is to leave a lasting, positive impact on every child we serve. Join us and see why tens of thousands of children throughout North America have benefited from the soccer shots experience. The program will be conducted by Soccer Shots. Please visit  www.soccershots.org/delawarecounty to register. In addition to cost below, there is an annual $15 registration fee per player.

Session 1: June 6 - July 25 (No July 4)
Day: Tuesday
Time: 6:30pm - 7:15pm 
Site: Veterans Park
Price: $99
Session 2: June 10 - July 22
Day: Saturday
Session 1: 9:45am - 10:30am
Site: Veterans Park
Price: $99

Soccer Shots 2:

A 30 minute soccer clinic, specifically designed with song, routines, and fun at an age-specific level for 2 and young 3 year olds. This program will most likely be your child's first experience participating in an organized athletic class that requires listening and following directions so our coaches are trained to nurture these aspiring young athletes. The program will meet at the Veterans Park in Broomall and will be conducted by Soccer Shots. Please visit  www.soccershots.org/delawarecounty to register. In addition to cost below, there is an annual $15 registration fee per player.

Dates: June 6 - July 25 (No July 4)
Day: Tuesday
Time: 5:45pm - 6:15pm
Site: Veterans Park
Price: $99
Dates: June 10 - July 22
Day: Saturday
Session 1: 9:00am - 9:30am
Site: Veterans Park
Price: $99

Junior Tennis Clinic:

Junior Tennis Clinic, for children ages 5 to 14, emphasizes the fundamentals of tennis and will include fun-filled drills, conditioning and match play. Ages 5 to 9 will use the USTA 10 and under format complete with appropriate sized courts and balls. Instruction will be provided by Marple Newtown Boys and Girls Varsity Tennis Coach Tom Harker and his assistants. Players should bring their own racket, however if you are unsure about what size racket your child needs, there will be rackets available. Coach Harker will help parents understand different racket sizes and what each child needs. All other equipment will be provided. The clinic will take place at the Marple Newtown High School Tennis Courts.

Dates: May 22 - May 26
Day:           Mon. - Fri.
Times: 4:00pm - 5:00pm (ages 5-9)
  5:00pm - 6:00pm (ages 10-14)
Site: MN High School Tennis Courts
Price: $75

Learn to Swim:

A "Learn to Swim" program will be held at the Marple Newtown Senior High School Pool from June 26 to July 27. Qualified instructors will teach lessons for Beginner, Advanced Beginner and Intermediate swimmers. Lessons are open to anyone six years of age and above. Missed lessons by choice of the participant generally will not be made-up.



Private/Semi-Private Lessons

Session 2: July 5 - July 7
Session 3: July 10 - July 13
Session 4: July 17 - July 20
Session 5: July 24 - July 27

All lessons are 45 minutes in length and will meet Monday through Thursday (four days) between 9:00am and 11:15am. Those registering for semi-private lessons must register both (2) swimmers to get the semi-private rate. Semi-Private swimmers must be of the same ability level.

Price per session: $180/Private
$135 (session 2)
  $150 per Swimmer/Semi-Private
  $112.50 (session 2)

Contact the Recreation Office (610-353-2326) for Semi-private lesson registration.

Group Lessons

Session 2: July 5 - July 7  
Session 3: July 10 - July 13  
Session 4: July 17 - July 20  
Session 5: July 24 - July 27

Group lessons are available for beginner and advanced beginner swimmers only. Student to instructor ratio is 3:1. All lessons are 45 minutes in length and meet Monday through Thursday (four days) at 11:15am.

Price per session: $135
  $101.25 (session 2)

Junior Golf Clinic:

This program teaches children ages 7 to 16 the basic fundamentals and etiquette of golf. Children will learn proper stance and swing techniques, how to grip a club, address the ball and have FUN! Other aspects of the game to be covered include chipping and putting. Furthermore, participants will learn the basic rules of golf as well as the importance of sportsmanship. No prior experience is needed. Equipment will be provided if needed. Groups meet for five one- hour clinics. The first four clinics meet on consecutive Saturday mornings, while the fifth clinic is done on a weekday evening on the golf course (date TBA by instructor). Instruction will take place at Paxon Hollow Country Club’s practice facilities in Broomall. The program coordinator is Dan Malley, PGA Professional.

Dates: June 3 - June 24
Day: Saturday
Time: 9:00am - 10:00am (Ages 7-11)
  10:30am - 11:30am (Ages 12-16)
Price:     $104

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