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Havagood Times for Winter-Spring. Information on Recreation Programming, Community Recreation and Environmental Center, and Trips and Discount Tickets.

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  • HavaGood TimesPublished by the

    Haverford TownshipDepartment of Parks & Recreation

    The Community Recreation and Environmental Center at HaverfordThe Community Recreation and Environmental Center at HaverfordThe Community Recreation and Environmental Center at HaverfordThe Community Recreation and Environmental Center at HaverfordThe Community Recreation and Environmental Center at HaverfordReserve is under construction and scheduled to open this summer.Reserve is under construction and scheduled to open this summer.Reserve is under construction and scheduled to open this summer.Reserve is under construction and scheduled to open this summer.Reserve is under construction and scheduled to open this summer.

    The CREC will have geothermal energy and other green friendly featuresThe CREC will have geothermal energy and other green friendly featuresThe CREC will have geothermal energy and other green friendly featuresThe CREC will have geothermal energy and other green friendly featuresThe CREC will have geothermal energy and other green friendly featureswhich will save energy, improve air quality, reduce stormwater runoff andwhich will save energy, improve air quality, reduce stormwater runoff andwhich will save energy, improve air quality, reduce stormwater runoff andwhich will save energy, improve air quality, reduce stormwater runoff andwhich will save energy, improve air quality, reduce stormwater runoff and

    greenhouse emissions and increase property values.greenhouse emissions and increase property values.greenhouse emissions and increase property values.greenhouse emissions and increase property values.greenhouse emissions and increase property values.The building is funded through Haverford Reserve proceeds andThe building is funded through Haverford Reserve proceeds andThe building is funded through Haverford Reserve proceeds andThe building is funded through Haverford Reserve proceeds andThe building is funded through Haverford Reserve proceeds and

    2 million in grants and contributions.2 million in grants and contributions.2 million in grants and contributions.2 million in grants and contributions.2 million in grants and contributions.

    Winter-Spring 2012Winter-Spring 2012Winter-Spring 2012Winter-Spring 2012Winter-Spring 2012Winter-Spring 2012Winter-Spring 2012Winter-Spring 2012Winter-Spring 2012Winter-Spring 2012

    These are thedays of miraclesand wonders.

  • 610-446-9397 The HavaGood Times Page 2

    Park BoardRich CarotoJack CunninghamTony ZinniDave McArdleWilbur ClevensMaria PardiniMike McClatchy

    The Park Board meetsthe 4th Tuesday of

    each month at 7:30pm

    Board of Commissioners1st - Steven DEmilio2nd - Mario Oliva3rd - Jane Hall4th - Dan Siegel5th - Jeff Heilmann6th - Larry Holmes7th - James McGarrity8th - Chris Connell9th - Bill WechslerLarry Gentile - Township Mgr.

    The HavaGood Times is published in January, May,and September. All costs are covered by user fees

    and the support of our sponsors.

    Check out our website for upcoming events, onlineregistration, permit applications, useful links andprogram information www.haverfordtownship.com

    People of all abilities are welcome in ourprograms. With your help we will do all we

    can to meet your needs.

    MissionOur mission is to make living in Haverford Township more enjoyable and healthier for you, your family and

    friends by providing top quality recreation programs, facilities and service.

    Community CornerCommunity CornerCommunity CornerCommunity CornerCommunity Corner

    Township officials, commissioners, Park Boardmembers and the design team in front of thepartially completed Community Recreation andEnvironmental Center.

    Parks & RecreationTim Denny - Director

    Brian Barrett - Assistant DirectorHope Taylor- Scott - Recreation SupervisorEric Gillard - Park Maintenance Supervisor

    Jim Davie - Operations SupervisorEileen Mottola -Facilities Coordinator

    Pat Cioffi - RegistrarAndrew Brady - Online Supervisor

    Life. Be In It.

    For an inside look at our programs and special eventscomplete with pictures and videos check out our blog atwww.haverfordrecreation.blogspot.com

    Recreation Is...Blogging!

    Table of Contents ................................. pg. 2Skatium .................................................. pg. 3

    Merry Place ........................................... pg. 4

    Twp Sites/Organizations .......................... pg. 5

    Haverford Reserve ................................. pg. 6

    Community Park Events .......................... pg. 7

    Trails/Green/Park Facilites ...................... pg. 8,9

    Adult/Youth Sports ................................. pg. 10

    Baseball/Softball ..................................... pg. 11

    Day Trips/Discount Tickets ..................... pg. 12, 13

    Programs Ages 2-18 ............................... pg. 14, 15

    Winter Spring Sports/Adults .................... pg. 16, 17

    Summer Preview .................................... pg. 18

    Registration ............................................ pg. 19

  • www.haverfordtownship.com The HavaGood Times Page 3

    The SkatiumThe SkatiumThe SkatiumThe SkatiumThe Skatium Contact InformationContact InformationContact InformationContact InformationContact InformationLarry Yates- Director

    lyates@haverfordtownship.orgPhone: 610-853-2226Fax: 610-853-9212

    For detailed information check our websiteat www.haverfordtownship.com

    Saturday Night Skatewith a DJ or Live Band.

    Check the website for future dates and times.

    Group Skating LessonsSundays

    1/15-2/19 (6 wks) and 4/15-5/3 (4wks)Tuesdays

    1/3-2/7(6wks) and 3/27-4/24 (4wks)Thursdays

    2/16-3/22(6wks) and 3/29-4/26(4wks)Fees: $65 (4wks) $95 (6wks)Adult Group Lessons

    Six week sessionsWednesdays 8-9pmFeb 22-March 28

    Fee: $95

    Hockey ClinicsSkating & Stick Handlling Skills

    Sundays 1:55-2:55pmAges 4 and up

    1/15-2/19, 2/26-4/1, 4/15-5/6Fee: $150(6wks) $100(4wks)

    HHS Hockey GamesSupport your team and enjoy the action

    check the website for the game schedulewww.haverfordicehockey.com

    St. Josephs Universitycheck website for games scheduled

    at the Skatium.www.haverfordtownship.com

    Haverford Hawkshaverfordhawks.com

    Youth Hockey for ages 4-18 President: Stew HollingsheadHawkspresident@comcast.net

    Applications available atwww.delawarecountyskatingclub.org

    WinterfestSunday, January 8 12-5pm

    Come join in the fun for all ages!Free refreshments, prizes

    and a chance to ride the zamboni.Free Lessons Listed Below

    Family skate 12:15-1:45pmHockey lessons 1:55-2:55pm

    Group lessons 3:05pm & 4:05pmCall to reserve your free lesson.Space is limited. 610-853-2085

    Skatium Pass Books -10 sessions$55 Twp Residents $60 Non Residents

    Fee:$7 (7-adult)$5 (6 and under)$3 seniors$2 skate rental$6 Group of 10+

    Winter Public Skating HoursSunday 12:15-1:45pmMon-Fri 10am -12noonFriday 7:00-8:30pmSaturdays 1:45-3:15pmSaturday Night Skating 8:45-10:15pm

    **Grand Opening**Skatium Pine Diner in mid December

    This coupon entitles Township Residentsto 1 free admissionduring Family Skate

    January 2-February 10 2012Bring this coupon with you. No copies will be accepted.

    Winter Skate CouponWinter Skate CouponWinter Skate CouponWinter Skate CouponWinter Skate CouponWinter Skate CouponWinter Skate CouponWinter Skate CouponWinter Skate CouponWinter Skate Coupon

  • Merry Place Volunteer Work DaySaturday- May 12Merry Place is a park area designed, built and funded by volunteer contributions for people of all ages

    and abilities, especially families of children with special needs.You and your family are welcome to help out at Merry Place.

    Bring your shovel, rake, clippers or just a helping spirit and join other communityvolunteers at Merry Place on Saturday, May 12th, 9-11am.

    Call 610-446-9397 or email at recinfo@haverfordtownship.org

    Merry Place Permit PolicyMerry Place is an ideal location for family, school, scout and church gatherings.In order to allow the greatest use by township residents, we limit time blocks to3 hour blocks and give township residents priority. For a permit please go toour website.

    Volunteer OpportunitiesThere are ongoing opportunities for your club, church or school to completeservice projects at Merry Place. Call 610-446-9397 or email:recinfo@haverfordtownship.org

    Darby Creek Clean UpSaturday, April 28th 9am-11am

    Help keep our Ribbon of Beauty clean. Meet at Merry Place. Volunteersof all ages welcome to help pick up trash along the creek.

    610-446-9397 The HavaGood Times Page 4

    5K Run for Merry PlaceThank you to all the runners and volunteers who

    participated in the 13th Annual Run.Your participation helps to maintain Merry Place.

    Pictured on the right are the winner from the 2011race at Haverford Reserve.

    Your brick on the Walk of LifeDue to recent requests we are considering offering residents the opportunity tohave a loved one, organization or family occasion memorialized on the Walk ofLife around the gazebo at Merry Place. For details contact the RecreationDepartment at recinfo@haverfordtownship.org or go to our website atwww.haverfordtownship.com/parks

  • Township Supported Siteswww.haverfordtownship.com The HavaGood Times Page 5

    Darby Creek Valley Association - Preserving Darby Creek Watershed www.dcva.orgAnnual Darby Creek Cleanup-Saturday, April 28 - to get involved call 610-446-9397.

    Rotary Club of Haverford Township - Service Above Self. Ruth Rosenberg - President emailpres@haverfordrotary.org

    Optimist Club of Havertown