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Rec Center Hours:
Mon - Fri........ *5:00am - 9:00pm
*Business Office and Pool open at 6:00am
Saturday ........... 8:00am - 6:00pm
Sunday ............. 10:00am - 4:00pm

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Youth Activities


American Red Cross Lifeguarding CPR Recert Only


Recertification classes are for those who currently hold a valid ARC Lifeguarding Cert. The classes cover lifeguarding, first aid, and CPR/AED for the Professional Rescuer.

Re-cert. Course:
Mon. June 18 - Thurs. June 21

Mon. 9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Tues. (Optional Day)
Wed. & Thurs. 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.



Cardio & Free Weight Orientation


When Your child take this class, he or she can work out in the cardio and fitness room without adult supervision. This four-week program teaches kids ages 13-15 how to properly and safely use the equipment in the cardio and fitness rooms. Led by a certified personal trainer, your child will learn proper lifting form, muscle grouping, endurance and rest and recovery techniques. By the end of the program, each participant will show and demonstrate how to use the equipment and be given a certificate of completion. They can then come in and use what they've learned on their own.

June 16 - July 7 or July 14 - Aug. 4



Golf Lessons at Foxchase Golf Club


Golf Lessons

Ever wanted to Learn how to play golf...or perfect your basic skills? Join us with a series of 5 one-hour group lessons at Foxchase Golf Club.

  • Grip, Posture, Stance, hitting iron shots
  • Working on woods, Hitting iron and wood shots
  • Chipping, Pitching, Short Game
  • Review Short Game, Putting
  • Go on the course to play!
Clubs are provided if needed. Complete the lessons and receive a playing card that will allow you to play at Foxchase after 6:00 pm for only $10 to walk or $15 to ride. Register at the Rec.

Mon. June 4 - July 2 5:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m. or 6:45 p.m. - 7:45 p.m.

Fox Chase Golf Club Junior Golf

Wednesdays beginning May 16
6:00 p.m. - 7:15 p.m.

Meet on the driving range by the indoor range:
May 16, 23, 30 ● June 13, 20, 27 ● July 11, 18, 25
or Saturdays beginning May 19 9:30 a.m. - 10:45 a.m.

Meet on the driving range by the indoor range:
May 19, 26 ● June 2, 9,16, 23, 30 ● July 7,14, 21
Evening playdates begin at 6:00 p.m.

Meet on the putting green by the pro shop:
Play Thurs. June 7, Tues. June 19 & Thurs. July 19
Picnic and Putting Games - Tues. July 24 5:30 p.m.
Meet on the putting green by the pro shop. Includes child and parents. Additional family at $5/ticket.

10 instruction sessions, three on-course play dates and picnic cost only $150 per student! Space limited to first 50 paid students. Contact Chip Kappesser at 717- 336-3673 x 1 or juniorgolf@foxchasegolf to reserve your spot!


Rhythmic Gymnastics


Rhythmic gymnastics is an international sport which combines dance movement with athletic display, using ball, hoop, rope, ribbon and club.

Wednesday Jun. 20 - Aug. 8

Class price: $99
Member Price: $87
Platinum Price: $70

Age & Times:


Summer Kidz Kamp


11 weeks of swimming, crafts, field trips, special events, games and much more in a structured setting with professional staff.
Weekly rate: $109 Daily rate: $34 Ages 6 - 11
Register at the front desk. Please Call The Rec Center for more information.

June 11 - Aug. 24 Ages 6 - 11

Wado - Ryu Karate

Wado - Ryu Karate


Self Defense with purpose.
Self Defense with a purpose! Wado-Ryu Karate is perfect for all ages and fitness levels, focusing on disciplining the mind and body through movement training, and partner work. Wado- Ryu combines Karate, Jujitsu and Iado to provide effective "real world" self defense. More info at pawado.com or call 717-336-5882 Sensei Ernie Dunkelberger. Individual pricing includes unlimited classes per week. Family pricing includes two classes per week

July 10 - Aug. 16 or Aug. 21 - Sept. 27



Youth Swim Lessons 1: Minnow


For beginner swimmers and includes submerging head, floating and intro to freestyle and backstroke.

June 18 - July 18
July 23 - Aug. 15



Youth Swim Lessons 2: Guppy


Builds on skills learned in Minnow. Begin treading water, rotary breathing and elementary backstroke.

June 18 - July 18
July 23 - Aug. 15



Youth Swim Lessons 3: Sunfish


Stroke Improvement - freestyle, elementary backstroke, sidestroke, beginning breaststroke and butterfly kick.

June 18 - July 18
July 23 - Aug. 15



Youth Tennis Lessons


Classes will help kids develop hand-eye coordination, ball tracking, racquet handling skills and stroke fundamentals. Each age group uses multi-colored tennis balls that are paced for their playing abilities. Fun game and drills are used to help kids achieve early success in tennis. Player should bring their own racquet. Classes will be held at the tennis courts behind the Rec Center at the corner of Blossom/Marie Ave.

Fri. Apr. 13 - May 4 or Fri. May 11 - June 1

Ages 5-7, 6:00p.m. - 6:45 p.m.
Ages 8-10, 6:45 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.
Ages 11-14, 7:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.