Our Spring and Summer program guide is out now. View it here. The printed guide will be mailed to homes with the Marketplace edition of the Penn Franklin at the end of March. Don’t miss it! Extra copies will be available at the municipal offices.
Check here often for updates and additional programs that will be added.
Below are our upcoming programs. Register online using the link on the left of this page or contact us for more information.
Click here for a printable registration form that can be mailed to us with payment to register for any of our classes or programs.
Ages: 3 to 5 ONLY (Cannot be 6)
Cost: $15.00 per child
Date: Saturday, May 9
Location: Murrysville Community Center
Time: 11:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
Calling all little ones! Come dressed in your best for Murrysville Recreation Department’s first ever Preschool Prom. You’ll get to show off your dance moves and learn some new ones with Luanne from Integral Enrichment Center in Murrysville. Carol Siefken with the Murrysville Community Library will also be with us to share a fun story. Enjoy snacks, entertainment, photo ops, and more! Dressing up is encouraged but not required. Parent participation required. Space is limited. Registration will be available here. Date is subject to change so keep checking back with us!
Offered in our local parks, each class becomes a tight-knit group of children and adults who learn together through well-designed, outdoor play-based activities. Tinkergarten’s approach helps kids develop a host of important capabilities, including empathy, collaboration, creativity, persistence and problem solving. Their expert-designed classes and activities help kids ages 6 months—8 years develop core life skills while enjoying healthy, fun, engaging experiences in the physical freedom of local green spaces.
Murrysville Community Park: Local Leader Amy Manuele
Free Trial Classes:
- 03-03-2020 11:00am - 11:50am
- 03-06-2020 11:00am - 11:50am
Paid Season Classes: 11:00 am-12:15 pm
- March 24, 31, April 21, 28, May 5, 12, 19, 26
- April 3, 10, 17, 24, May 1, 8, 15, 22,
Bear Hollow Park: Local Leader Lauren Menzietti
Free Trial Class:
- 03-15-2020 10:00am - 10:50am
Paid Season Classes: 10:00am - 11:15am
- March 29, April 5, 11, 19, 26, May 3, 10, 17
Register on the Tinkergarten website
Kids will create beautiful initial room signs on canvas, make structures with marshmallows and toothpicks; make slime, and so much more! Children might get messy at times so please dress appropriately. There will be a few breaks with games so join us for some fun, creativity and new friends!
Class Min: 10 Max: 20
Date: July 13-15
Time: 9:00 a.m. to noon
Location: Chambers Park
Instructor Ilona Ralston
Late Fee: $10.00 (Effective July 6)
Ready, Set, Run 5K!
Have you ever wanted to run a whole 5K? Well, this is your chance!! Join Coaches Jim and Susie to learn how to safely train to run a 5K in this non-competitive training camp, we guarantee you’ll have fun all summer long! The camp will conclude with all participants actually running a full 5K! This camp is sponsored by Pro Bike + Run and presented in conjunction with the National Alliance for Youth Sports.
Class Min: 10 Max: 50
Date: Tuesdays & Thursdays: June 16-August 6
Time: 9:00 AM-10:00 AM
Instructors: Jim Passarelli & Susie Albert
Location: Murrysville Community Park
Fee: $65.00 (16 sessions at $4.00 per session)
Late Fee: $10.00 (Effective June 9)
Wildlife Events on the Westmoreland Heritage Trail at the Roberts Trailhead Murrysville Visitors Center
Join Murrysville volunteer Sue Miller on the last Sunday of each month (May through October) from 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. at the Roberts Trailhead Murrysville Visitors Center to interact with nature! Register for any of these events for FREE at https://www.eventbrite.com/e/95676128877.
- Sunday, May 31: Turtles, Frogs, and Salamanders of Murrysville
- Sunday, June 28: Birds of Murrysville
- Sunday, July 26: Mammals of Murrysville
- Sunday, August 30: Butterflies of Murrysville
- Sunday, September 27: Wildflowers of Murrysville
- Sunday, October 25: Trees of Murrysville
Wetlands Tour at Murrysville Community Park
Saturday, June 27 at 10:00 a.m.
Enjoy this free guided walk for all ages with Susan Miller, naturalist and local Murrysville resident, who will share MCP wetlands wildlife sightings. Get a peek at Purple Martin baby birds, check the Bluebird boxes and learn all about bears from Mike Papinchak with the PA Game Commission! Register for FREE at https://www.eventbrite.com/e/95631589659.