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Summer Playground Program

The eight-week Summer Playground Program offers supervised arts & crafts, special events, inter-playground competitions, field trips and "theme" activities for youngsters ages 6 to 12. (*Or have completed Kindergarten. Certificate of Kindergarten completion from school required for children five and a half years old.*)

Program Hours
Program operates weekdays, Monday, June 24th, through Thursday, August 15, 2019, except for July 4th. Playgrounds or Rainy Day Sites are open Monday through Friday from 9:00 AM - 3:30 PM.


Registration Information

Advance Registration (for Cheltenham Township residents only) available at La Mott and Rowland Community Centers
Tuesday  June 4th - 7th from 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM

Proof of Residency is required (ie. Driver's License, etc). Kindergarten Completion Certificate from your child's school is required for any child 5 1/2 years old.

Forms of payment: Cash, checks(only accepted June 4th), money orders or credit cards. (All credit card payments will have an additional fee of 2.65% applied to their charge.)


Regular Registration (includes non-residents)

Weekdays, June 5th - 19th from 9:00 AM to 12:00 Noon & 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM

Cash, money orders and credit card payments at the community centers only. No checks.
New this year: 
If you have created an online account and been approved you will be able to register online for this program at https://cheltenhamtownship.recdesk.com. 
(All credit card payments will have an additional fee of 2.65% applied to their charge.) Registrations are not accepted at the playgrounds.

 

Register at the appropriate Community Center for the playground you wish to attend:

La Mott Community Center
7420 Sycamore Ave, La Mott
Rowland Community Center
400 Myrtle Ave, Cheltenham

La Mott C. C. Playground

7420 Sycamore Ave, La Mott

Rowland C. C. Playground

400 Myrtle Ave, Cheltenham

Renninger Playground

185 S Keswick Ave, Glenside

Wall Park Playground

100 Wall Park Drive, Elkins Park


Registrations will also be accepted during the first week of the program as space permits. You cannot register at the playground, registration will only be taken in the community center offices. Cash, money orders and credit card payments at the community centers only. No checks. (All credit card payments will have an additional fee of 2.65% applied to their charge.) Call for availability.


Parents may register their own children ONLY. Falsification of any registration information may result in the forfeiture of playground privileges and registration fees.


2019 Resident Resident Fees

1st child in family $400
2nd child in family $375
Each additional child in family $350


2019 Non-Residents Fees
Each Child  $600


*NEW THIS YEAR: BEFORE CARE and AFTER CARE!!** 

Parents registering their children for the playground program located at either the La Mott Community Center Playground or the Rowland Community Center Playground have the option to purchase Before Care and After Care. Before Care begins at 8:00 AM and After Care ends at 4:30 PM. (Minimum of 10 /Maximum of 30 per location.)

 

2019 Resident Fees/ INCLUDING Before Care ( 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.)

1st child in family $800
2nd child in family $775
Each additional child in same family $750



2019 Non-Residents Fees/ INCLUDING Before Care ( 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.)
Each Child  $1000


Once children arrive at the playground, they are required to remain until 3:30 PM unless playground directors receive written permission in advance to allow any children to leave early.


On Rainy Days, the La Mott and Rowland Community Centers and Glenside Hall will host the playground program camps from 9:00 AM to 3:30 PM. Please remember to bring a lunch!


Parents are welcome to attend trips at the same fees. Children who have not completed first grade MUST be accompanied by an adult to attend the trips.


Contact the Parks and Recreation Department for more information.

       
       
       
       
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