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Programs and Events

IMPORTANT COVID-19 OPERATIONS UPDATE

The following Parks & Recreation facilities are closed:

  • Conklin Pool and Glenside Pool
  • La Mott Community Center and Rowland Community Center
  • Sports Courts (basketball, roller hockey, skate-boarding, pickleball, tennis)
  • Sports Fields (football, basketball, soccer, baseball, softball)
  • All Playgrounds
  • All Pavilions
  • The Curtis Dog Park

All summer camp programs and events are canceled until further notice.

Parks and trails remain open for walking, jogging, and activities where social distancing can be maintained.

PARKS AND RECREATION SPRING 2020 EVENTS: 

Tookany Creek Trail Fest POSTPONED
Saturday, April 18, 2020 | 9:00am - 12:00pm | Tookany Creek Parkway and Central Ave Trail Head

Tookany Creek Trail Fest is Cheltenham's kickoff to spring and Earth Day week activities, and will be held on the official Opening Day for Trails on April 18, 2020! This event will be held along Tookany Creek Trail at the trail-head near the Tookany Creek Parkway and Central Avenue parking lot in Cheltenham. For more information contact EAC member John Raisch, 215 704-1556 
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Sundays in the Park POSTPONED
May 17 | May 24 | June 7 | June 14 | September 13 | September 20 | September 27 October 4 | October 18
During Sundays in the Spring and Fall Tookany Creek Parkway is closed to motor vehicles - weather permitting - so that cyclists, in-line skaters, joggers, walkers and others can enjoy the roadway free from traffic. Vehicles are diverted from Tookany Creek Parkway between Central Avenue and Beryl Road from 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. Through traffic is allowed on Beryl Road.

Fishing Derby CANCELED
Saturday, June 6, 2020 | 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 noon | Kleinheinz Pond on Tookany Creek Parkway
(Between Central Avenue and Beryl Road in Cheltenham)
Children can test their skill and luck at the 62nd Annual Fishing Derby. Open to Kids up to age 15, and children under the age of 8 must be accompanied by an adult. The $3 entrance fee entitles participants use the pole and line, one hot dog, one soda, and a chance to win great prizes. Participants must bring their own bait. The fishing derby is presented by the Cheltenham/Rockledge Rostary Club in cooperation with the Cheltenham Township Parks and Recreation Department. There is no rain date for this event. Registration begins at 8:30 a.m., come early to get a good spot!

FLICK 'N' FLOATS CANCELED
Fridays Gates open at 8:00, 8:30 p.m. is show time | $5 per person & kids 3 and younger FREE
Glenside Pool: Friday, June 12th & Friday, July 10th, 185 S. Keswick Ave., Glenside
Conklin Pool: Friday, June 26th & Friday, July 31st, 15 E. Church Rd., Elkins Park
Enjoy a family movie and evening swimming. Children ages 13 and younger must be accompanied by an adult. Pool tags are required to attend. Each tag holding member may bring one non-member guest. Bring your own raft or tube to float in the water. Refreshments are available for purchase and include water, wings, noodles. Small inflatable toys are NOT acceptable flotation devices. *Parents must get into the water with any children 10 and under. These movies will be shown in the lawn area and shallow end of the pools.

Playground Carnival CANCELED
Friday, July 24 2020 | 5:30 p.m. - 8:30 pm | Wall Park, 100 Wall Park Dr., Elkins Park
A fun night for the whole family with games, inflatables, food trucks and more. For more information call 215-887-6200 ext 227. RAIN DATE is Saturday, July 25 2020.

COMMUNITY SPRING 2020 EVENTS:

Resident Artists' Exhibit POSTPONED
Opening reception Sunday, May 3, 2020 | 2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. | Cheltenham Center for the Arts, 439 Ashbourne Road, Cheltenham
A free opening reception highlights the exhibit of the current Artists in Residence. Works include painting, ceramics and printmaking. Information: 215-379-4660. Gallery hours are Mondays through Fridays from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. 

Arts in the Park featuring Sustainable Cheltenham POSTPONED
Sunday, June 7, 2020 (Rain date June 9, 2020) | 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. | High School Park, High School Road & Montgomery Avenue, Elkins Park
This popular annual festival will again feature high-quality wares from at least 50 juried artisans in addition to live music, fun kids' activities and tasty food vendors. In addition, the event will include Sustainable Cheltenham activities, including award winners, student projects and more. Information: 215-782-8082.

Glenside Hall, La Mott Community Center and Rowland Community Center are closed due to the COVID-19 Pandemic until further notice. All programs are postponed and registration is on hold.
Glenside Hall, La Mott Community Center and Rowland Community Center are closed due to the COVID-19 Pandemic until further notice. All programs are postponed and registration is on hold.
 
 
 
 
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