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Programs, Classes, and Events

Check out our new Comprehensive Guide to Parks & Rec!!

Register online at cheltenhamtownship.recdesk.com for all events unless otherwise noted.

All programs are subject to change or cancellation at any time depending on conditions of the COVID-19 pandemic. Thank you for your understanding and cooperation as we work to keep our staff and residents safe based on the latest information available.


Parks and Rec Programs and Events

Concerts in the Park
The popular Concerts in the Park series kicks off a 25th season on June 25. Bring a light snack & lawn chairs to enjoy the free performances on five Sundays at 
5:00 pm, held at beautiful Curtis Arboretum, 1250 West Church Road in Wyncote. No alcohol permitted. In case of rain, concerts will be streamed on Township Facebook. 
Offered in partnership with Einstein Medical Center Elkins Park.
Dates for 2023:
June 26 - The SuperNaturals (Classic Rock)
July 10 - Dave Posmontier Quartet (Jazz)
July 24 - TBD
August 7 - TBD
August 21 - TBD

Skateboard Camp 
Kids Camp       
Ages 7-13 • 5 Days • 9:00am-Noon • $375/Week • Limit 12 per week
Skate The Foundry will provide experienced instructors to help your child improve or learn new skills. Masks are required, and social distancing will be enforced. Child should bring a water bottle and use the bathroom prior to class. Participants may register for more than one camp, but the fee does not discount.
Wall Park, 100 Wall Park Drive
June 27-July 1 • July 11-July 15 • July 18-July 22 • July 25-July 29 • Aug 1-Aug 5
Aug 15-Aug 19 • Aug 22-Aug 26
*Register for these camps at:  https://www.skatethefoundry.com/cheltenhamcamp

Cooking Classes for kids:
All Cooking Classes are held virtually, and are led by a live instructor who utilizes multiple cameras to make it easier to follow along at home. All links and lists of ingredients and supplies will be emailed to participants a week in advance. Kathy Wolper, instructor, has been teaching classes for many years. Learn more on the Kitchen Wizards website:   https://kitchenwizards.info

Rainbow Connection Class
May 14 • 11:00am-Noon • Ages 8-13 • $20/Household • Limit 16
If your children are fans of the colors of the rainbow, they’ll learn all about ROY G. BIV in this class as they prepare Unicorn Dip and Dinosaur Eggs. Ingredient list will be emailed in advance of the class.

Spring Break Camp- Fruits & Veggies Never Tasted So Good
Apr 14, 15, 18 • 1:00-3:00pm • Ages 8-13 • $52/Person • Limit 16
Whether picky eaters or NOT, children will love learning to prepare these mouthwatering recipes where fruit or veggies are the stars! Make them in your own kitchen in this Virtual Camp, and share with the healthy treats with your family. Ingredient list will be emailed in advance of the class.  Please check your school calendar before registering to make sure your child can participate in the entire camp.

Summer Cooking Camps
$125/Person •Limit 16 • All classes held from 1:00-300pm • Register a week before the program

In each virtual lesson, your child will be able to watch, learn and cook with a pro. Ingredient list will be emailed in advance. Detailed descriptions are listed on our registration portal.
June 13-16 • Ages 10-14 • Cooking around the World (Germany, France, Vietnam, Poland)
June 20-23 • Ages 5-9 • Sweets for Sweeties
June 27-30 • Ages 9-13 • Cooking around the USA (Southern, Tex-Mex, California, and Philly!)
July 11-14 • Ages 5-9 • Little Chefs
July 18-21 • Ages 9-13 • Desserts from Around the World
July 25-28 • Ages 7-12 • Cooking around the Clock (Breakfast, Lunch, Snack, Dinner)
Aug 1-4 • Ages 5-9 • Little Bites for Hungry Tykes
Aug 15-18 • Ages 10-14 • Chocolate, Chocolate, and MORE Chocolate!
Aug 22-25 • Ages 8-13 • Baking Boot Camp 

 
RECURRING EVENTS & ACTIVITIES
Virtual Chess for Young Players
Mondays & Thursdays * 7:00 - 8:30 p.m. The chess club that usually meets at the Rowland Community Center is using a new online platform to continue the fun and learning. Click here for more information.

  
INFORMATION LIBRARIES & WORKSHOPS
Tookany/Tacony-Frankford Watershed Programs:

TTF Creek Watershed Storytime Series: Listen to some our favorite water leaders read children’s picture books about nature in the comfort of your home! These stories are short and fun! 
TTF Outside & Seek Hunt #1 – Printable activity with animals and plants
TTF Nature's Hidden Surprises – The Wind printable activity (create a Haiku) in English & Spanish 
TTF Resources for Recognizing Bird Calls
Pennsylvania Wild Life Coloring Guide
Online workshops: 
- Managing Stormwater Pollution at Home 
- Get To Know iNaturalist 


Recommended Programs and Activities from our Friends:
Friends of High School Park - Workday Weekends
Workday Weekends in High School Park began for the season in March! They will now be hosted every first and third weekend, from 10am-2pm, and are perfect for some fresh air and being part of keeping this community park so beautiful by cleanups, weed maintenance, and more. Website: www.FHSP.org  


 
 
 
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