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Programs & Classes

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Yoga at Markward Rec Center

Yoga at Markward Rec Center

Thu, June 20 - Aug 29 | 7 p.m.

(no class July 4)

Yoga is back! Markward is offering summer yoga for all-levels. 10 class program for $100. Mats provided or bring your own.

Space is limited to 10 students. No drop-ins.

Click here to register.

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T'ai Chi - Spring Session

April 16 - June 18

Tuesdays | Times Vary

MARKWARD REC CENTER 

Achieve a healthier mind, body, and spirit by practicing this Chinese martial art. This class must be purchased as a season class pass (10 classes). $75 per pass.

Register for Advanced Class (6 p.m.)

(Beginners class or experience required)

Register for Intermediate Class (6:45 p.m.)
Register for Beginners Class (7:30 p.m.)

Knitting Circle

Tuesdays | 1:00 - 3:00 p.m.

(now being held at Trinity Church at 22nd and Spruce) 

The Building Friends in Fitler group, in partnership with the Philadelphia Guild of Handweavers, encourages you to build friendships and perfect your craft at our knitting circle. Bring your own supplies and come meet your knitting neighbors every week! 

Bring your own supplies and come meet your knitting neighbors every week at the Trinity Church. 

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E-SPORTS CLUB

Wednesdays | 6:00-7:30 p.m.

MARKWARD REC CENTER

New! E-Sports Club for 5-12 year-olds. Come enjoy various Nintendo Switch games in a fun and social setting. This E-Sports Club fosters friendly competition, teamwork, communication, and stress relief. Email MarkwardPlayground@phila.gov to register. Space is limited.

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RITTENHOUSE READERS BOOK CLUB

Join the Facebook group & 

sign-up for meetings

 

Join a newly created group for fellow Philadelphians looking to connect through our shared interest in reading. This is not your typical book club! Specific books are not assigned and fans of all genres are welcome. Meetings are an hour of individual reading time bookended (ha!) by 30 minutes to mingle and meet your neighbors.
 

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Community Picnic & Open Mic Nights

Next date: TBD

MARKWARD REC CENTER 

Bring your own food, drinks and blanket and be serenaded by neighbors.

Calling all musicians! If you would like to participate in open mic night, email us at fsrporg@gmail.com to register and to discuss acoustic needs.

 

Please spread the word so we have a full roster of musicians for the evening.

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Walking Group

Fridays | 9 a.m.

MARKWARD REC CENTER

Get fit and meet others from the neighborhood with our new walking group. The starting point/meeting place will be in Schuylkill River Park at Spruce and 25th Street. We will walk for about one hour along the River Trail.

Text 215-360-6603 to confirm.

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BINGO

Thursdays | 5:30 p.m.

MARKWARD REC CENTER

Thursday Night Bingo is fun and free for the whole family! No registration or cost, just come down to the picnic tables by the tennis courts and grab a board (or head inside the Race Center in bad weather). The lucky winners can choose a prize!

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LEGO LEAGUE

Every other Monday | 6 p.m.

MARKWARD REC CENTER

Calling all LEGO fans! Interested and curious builders can fill out this form here, or email: markwardlegoleague@gmail.com with any questions.

Scholarships may be available.

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