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Pre-Registration is required for all program unless otherwise indicated.  Registration are accepted with full payment and completed forms in –person or via mail. No phone registration are accepted.  Registration forms can be downloaded from the Township website: lowergwynedd.org forms can also be faxed or emailed. We accept cash, checks (payable to Lower Gwynedd Township), and credit cards.  There is a service fee for all credit card transactions.  There will be a $25 service charge on all returned checks. 

Refunds:  Full refunds will only be issued if the Parks & Recreation Department cancels a program.  All discounted amusement and ski tickets sales are final and nonrefundable.  All refunds requested by the registration that are granted will be charge a $5 administration fee. 

Cancellation Policy:  Programs are subject to cancellation if there is insufficient enrollment, inclement weather or other reasonable causes. 

Photo Policy:  The Lower Gwynedd Township Parks & Recreation Department may take photos of program participants or park visitors.  Please be aware that these photos are for department use only and may appear in future brochures, newsletters, website or flyers. 

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 Lower Gwynedd Summer Camp will be held at Penllyn Woods this summer. 

Date:  June 17 - August 9 (parents can pick the weeks they wish to sign up for)

Time: Camp will run from 9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.  The earliest you may drop off is 8:45 a.m.

 

There will be an option to drop off early between 8:00 a.m. - 8:30 a.m. ~ $60 per camper per week

Post Camp Option for after care for 3:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. ~ $120 per camper per week

Camp Cost

$150 first resident child per week

$125 each additional resident child per week 

$175 first Non resident child per week

$160 each additional non-resident

 

The camp will be held primarily outside with some activities being held in the community.  Activities will be planned for indoor when there are excessive heat warnings and rain. 

The campers will be placed in groups, they will rotate through activities througout the day.

Sample of activities will include: kickball, nature activities, use of the facilities at Penllyn Park which include the basketball court, tennis court and playground equipment.  Art, Science and Cooking will be offered throughout the course of the week.

Fields trips will be offered this year as well.  We are still in the process of finializing those locations.

 There will no longer be swimming at the camp. We will be offering water activities throughout the course of the camp season.

Summer Camp Registration Form

 

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Discounted Tickets

The Parks & Recreation Department offers Discounted Ski tickets to area Ski Resorts from December through March.  May through September a variety of discounted tickets are available for amusement parks.  Tickets can be purchased at the Township Building Monday through Friday 8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.  For a complete listing of the tickets available visit the Parks & Recreation page on the Township Website, www.lowergwynedd.org

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Know your Medicare Options

Tuesday May 21, 2019

6:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. 

During this free educational seminar you will learn:

  • How Medicare works and what it covers
  • How Part "D" prescription cards work and how to pick the right one for you
  • The differences between Medicare supplements and Medicare Advantage plans

  Have your questions answered so you can make the right choice when planning for Medicare or Medicare Advantage decisions.

 Presenter: Steve Perlman, DelVal Senior Advisors, 

Independent Medicare Planning Specialist

 To register: Contact the Parks and Recreation Department

Presented by DelVal Senior Advisors

Medicare Program Flyer May 21

 

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Mar 27 Healthy Home

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An Evening with Author Harlan Coben

 

 

 (February, 2018) Upper Dublin & Wissahickon Valley Public Libraries present the 2019 “Let’s Discuss it!” program: An Evening with bestselling author Harlan Coben Friday, March 22, 7:00p in the Upper Dublin Township Community Rooms, 801 Loch Alsh Avenue, Fort Washington, PA. In collaboration with Towne Book Center & Café.

 

In their tenth collaborative Let’s Discuss It! visiting author program the Upper Dublin and Wissahickon Public Libraries invite you to an evening with international bestselling author Harlan Coben as he discusses his newly released thriller Run Away, published by Grand Central Publishing released March 19, 2019 and already set to be adapted by Netflix for production. A master of suspense Coben has you hooked in this page turner full of complex plot twists about a father desperately searching for his troubled daughter as he ”follows her into a dark and dangerous world you never knew existed. Before you know it, both your family and your life are on the line. And in order to protect your daughter from the evils of that world, you must face them head on.”

–HarlanCoben.com

 

“In this bombshell-laden thriller, the breakneck pacing and audaciously intricate story line will have readers on the edge of their seats.”

 –PublishersWeekly.com

 

“A Manhattan money manager who once had it all is threatened with losing most of it in Coben’s latest greased-lightning domestic thriller.” –Kirkus Reviews

 

Tickets are $30 (includes a hardback copy of Run Away) and are available for purchase beginning February 13 online at coben2019.brownpapertickets.com (link also on either library website).

Plus! Author Q&A, book signing and additional books for sale to follow.

 

Harlan Coben is the New York Times bestselling author of 30 suspense novels, including Don’t Let Go, Home, and Fool Me Once, as well as the multi-award-winning Myron Bolitar series. His books have been published in 43 languages with over 70 million books in print worldwide. He was creator and executive producer for several television shows including Netflix’s drama Safe starring Michael C. Hall & The Five, a Sky1 production available on Netflix. Coben was also awarded the Edgar Award, Shamus Award and Anthony Award – the first author to win all three. Harlan lives in New Jersey with his wife, Anne Armstrong-Coben MD, a pediatrician, and their four children.

 

For more information, contact the libraries at: udpl.org (215-628-8744) or wvpl.org (215-643-1320)

For more information about Let’s Discuss It, visit www.udlibrary.org or www.wvpl.org

 Harlan Coben: https://www.harlancoben.com/

 Media Contact:

India Frazier, UDPL                                                                Debbie Slavutsky, WVPL

ifrazier@mclinc.org (215) 628-8744 x3148                            dslavutsky@wvpl.org (215) 643-1320

 

 

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Knitting for Everyone

If you are an experienced knitter, or just a beginner and wish to learn how to knit. If you have a knitting question, or need help with a pattern.This is a very informal group who meets at the Penllyn Woods Community Building once a week.

Dates: Thursday Afternoons
Time: 1:00 -3:00 p.m.
Location: Penllyn Woods Community Building

 

 

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Penllyn Woods Community Building

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Reservations are being taking for the 2019 calendar year. If you have an upcoming birthday party, wedding shower, baby shower or family gathering how about considering the Penllyn Woods Community Building. Contact Sandi Feight, Recreation Director for the room's availability 215-646-5302.

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