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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: Adventure Aquarium, Baltimore Aquarium, Diggerland USA, Dorney Park, Dutch Wonderland, Elmwood Park Zoo, Hershey Park, Longwood Gardens (coupon), Morey's Piers, PA Renaissance Faire, Philadelphia Zoo, Six Flags, Sesame Place & Splash Zone. Tickets are valid for the entire 2015 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.
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.
MARPLE JUNIOR TIGERS:
Registration is ongoing. Click on link below to register!
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.