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General Information


CONFIDENTIALITY – Information regarding minor children is considered confidential and will only be shared with the parents or legal guardians listed on the registration form. Family data (address, phone number & email address) will be shared with instructors and coaches.
 
CANCELLATIONS – Marple Newtown Recreation reserves the right to cancel a class or an entire activity for which there is insufficient registration or for any other reasonable cause.
 
TRIPS – Most trips depart from the Robert C. Gauntlett Community Center. There are NO refunds for "no shows"!
 
NON-ENGLISH SPEAKING – In case of an emergency, please include on your registration form the name and phone number of an English speaking person.
 
PARENT RESPONSIBILITY – Parents are not to bring children to an activity site prior to the activities scheduled start time. In addition, parents are responsible for picking up children promptly at the conclusion of each activity.
 
INCLEMENT WEATHER – Recreation programs and activities will generally be cancelled if schools are closed or dismiss early due to the weather. Please call 610-353-2326 for program cancellation information. For evening and weekend programs, a recorded message will indicate if a program has been cancelled. Most cancelled classes will be rescheduled or added at the end of the session.
 
SPECIAL PEOPLE – Handicapped and other special individuals are accepted in all programs and activities. Please consult the recreation office during registration.
 
INSURANCE – The Marple Newtown Joint Recreation Commission carries liability and property damage insurance only. Program participants are expected to use personal family health plans for medical coverage.
 
PRICES – Most activity prices are listed. Payment must be received in advance for each program desired.
 
REFUNDS – Are subject to a $10 administrative charge and approved only if the request is received three business days before the first class. In reference to trips and one-day workshops, refunds are only granted if a replacement can be found.
 
RETURNED CHECK FEES – All returned checks are subject to a $25 processing fee.