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 Where to find us:

Marple Newtown Recreation's Office is located in Room 124 inside of 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 gym or side building entrances. Parking is available in the West Chester Pike lot.

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. Past program participants may receive email reminders notifying them the service is now available.

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.

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 most Friday evenings from 7:00pm to 10:00pm. The YRC, for students in grades six through twelve, 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! Membership fees are $40 for Marple Newtown residents and $50 for non-residents. The daily attendance fee is $4.00. Please call the recreation office at 610-353-2326 for registration information and complete details. The Center is open through March 27, 2015.

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.

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.

 

2015 Marple Newtown Youth Lacrosse:

Registration is open for Marple Newtown Junior Tiger Lacrosse until January 18. Late fees will apply for anyone registering between January 19 and January 31. Timely registration is imperative so that uniforms may be ordered and ready for our 2015 spring season. Registration is limited to residents of Marple and Newtown townships. The program is open to boys in kindergarten through 8th grade. All skill and age levels are welcome. For registration information or additional details, please contact the Marple Newtown Junior Tiger Lacrosse Program at www.mnylax.org or 610-356-1441.

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 (Room 124) in the Gauntlett Community Center. The deadline for submission is February 13, 2015. 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 in the recreation office (Room 124) 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 discounted 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, Montage Mountain, Camelback, and Shawnee Mountain. The tickets are valid for the entire 2014/2015 ski season and can be purchased in the recreation office for 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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