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Recreation & Community
WHERE TO FIND US
The Marple Newtown Recreation office is located in room 124 inside the Robert C. Gauntlett Community Center. Directional signs are posted. Office hours are Monday through Friday from 8:30am to 4:30pm.
Please access the Community Center and Recreation Office from the West Chester Pike side of the building via the gym or side building entrances. Parking is available in the West Chester Pike lot.
DON'T WAIT TO REGISTER:
Nothing cancels a program quicker than waiting until the last minute to register. If there are not enough registrations by a certain date, the program you want could be canceled - so please register early. You could make the difference whether or not a program happens! REGISTER TODAY - DON'T DELAY
Local team and league use of Township fields (both Marple & 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 are available at the recreation office (room 124) in the Gauntlett Community Center. There are a limited number of fields and facilities so all interested parties are advised to apply early. Contact the recreation office (610-353-2326) for complete details.
Discount Theme Park Tickets:
Marple Newtown Recreation will be selling discount tickets to the following attractions this summer: Dorney Park & Wild Water Kingdom; Six Flags Great Adventure; Hersheypark; The Philadelphia Zoo; Sesame Place; Morey’s Piers; Dutch Wonderland; Camelbeach (please call office for promotional code to purchase discounted tickets online at home); The Baltimore Aquarium; The Splash Zone Water Park; and The Adventure Aquarium. Tickets are valid for the entire 2014 operating season and can be purchased 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. Credit/bank cards not accepted for theme park tickets – these transactions are cash only. Please call the office (610-353-2326) to confirm ticket availability.
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. Past program participants may receive email reminders notifying them the service is now available.
MN RECREATION BUS:
The Marple Newtown Recreation school bus is now available for evening and weekend group excursions. Please contact the recreation office (610-353-2326) for fees and additional information.
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.
ATTENTION SENIOR CITIZENS!!
Are you looking for activities to become involved in? Then why not join the Marple Newtown Senior Citizen Activity Center (SCAC). Activities include card playing, socializing, trips and shows. SCAC meets in St. Mark's United Methodist Church.
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 only) in the recreation office (Room 124) of the Gauntlett Community Center. Once purchased, the tickets are non-refundable. Call 610-353-2326 for complete details.
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 for a proposal form.
Got a group of friends you like to go places with? Go as a Group and Save! Go with Sarah Schneider at Cloud Nine Travel and Get Great Group Travel Benefits for you and Marple Newtown Recreation! Are you making plans to travel overseas right now for this year and next? Do you have a group of friends and family you would like to travel with? It only takes 10 people traveling together to make a group for you to get reduced group rates. For more details, contact Sarah Schneider at Could Nine Travel in Havertown, at 215-694-4192, and let's get you going together soon!