There's so much to do in and around downtown Ardmore.
Lower Merion Township has a comprehensive list of parks, trials, playgrounds, and amenities
Lower Merion Bicycle & Pedestrian Network
The Lower Merion Township Bicycle and Pedestrian Network is a comprehensive path, bike and trail system that will link parks, natural areas and the Schuylkill River with neighborhoods, business districts, schools and adjacent municipalities accommodating multiple forms of transportation including walking, running, biking and horseback riding. Click here to learn more:
Amenities in Downtown Ardmore...
Ardmore Avenue Community Center http://aaccnow.org/index.html
Location: 122 Ardmore Avenue, Ardmore, PA 19003 Phone: 610-896-7256
Amenities: Game room, library, gymnasium, meeting rooms. (0.7 Acre)
Please contact the Center directly for Programming Schedules and Open Gym Hours.
Location: 199 East Athens Avenue www.friendsoflinwoodpark.org
Linwood & Athens Avenues, Ardmore
Amenities: Passive (1.056 Acres)
South Ardmore Park
Location: 1420 Sussex Road, Wynnewood, PA 19096
E Athens Avenue & Sussex Road
Amenities: Baseball, basketball, soccer, softball, tot lot, tennis courts, children’s playground, comfort stations. (18.2 Acres)
Bryn Mawr Community Center/ Eldernet
Location: 9 S Bryn Mawr Avenue, Bryn Mawr PA 19010
Amenities: Tennis Courts, Tot Playground, Gazebo, Green Space, Perennial Garden established by Sara Rosen and maintained by Bryn Mawr Beautiful, Buildings with meeting rooms, Lower Merion-Narberth Coalition on Aging and Adult Services, and ElderNet. (4.1 Acres) Contact Eldernet 610-525-0706
Philadelphia Skating Club & Humane Society
Location: 220 Holland Avenue Ardmore, PA 19003 www.pschs.org Phone: 610-642-8700
Amenities: Ice skating rink
Ardmore Free Library
Location: 108 Ardmore Avenue Ardmore, PA 19003 http://www.lmls.org/lib_ardmore.html Phone: 610- 642-5187
Ardmore Avenue Pool
A custom-built playground at the new Park and Community Center at Haverford Reserve located between Darby and Marple Roads in Haverford Township. The park is scheduled to open in the Spring of 2010 and we hope to be opening the playground then.
Haverford College Campus
The Haverford campus is an excellent place to get some exercise and have fun, whether you like to jog, bike, swim, play Frisbee, or stroll through the gardens. Visitors are welcome on Haverford's campus, subject to restrictions.
* The arboretum has self-guided walking tours:
• The nature walk, which runs along the outer edge of campus, is open to any walkers or runners during the day. Dogs must be leashed and cleaned up after.
Haverford Township Parks
Henry Foundation For Botanical Research
801 Stony Lane, Gladwyne, PA 19035
The Henry Foundation boasts 50 acres of spectacular views and dazzling plantings with trails for hiking and horseback riding along Rock Creek.
Route 1, P.O. Box 501
Kennett Square, PA 19348-0501
Lower Merion Parks
Ridley Creek State Park
Ridley Creek State Park provides history, scenic beauty and natural wonders. There are hundreds of picnic tables in picnic areas. Each area is equipped with restrooms and charcoal grills. Several of the areas have large fields, playground equipment, or picnic pavilions that can be reserved up to 11 months in advance for a fee. The 5-mile, paved Multi-use Trail along Sycamore Mills and Forge roads is designated for bicycles, joggers/walkers and cross-country skiers.
Sycamore Mills Rd.
Media, PA 19063
Rose Tree Park
1671 North Providence Rd.
Media, PA 19063
490 Darby-Paoli Rd.
Villanova, PA 19085
Haverford Youth Football
1125 West Chester Pike #600
Havertown, PA 19083
Haverford Soccer Club
Lower Merion Crew
Lower Merion Ice Hockey
Lower Merion Little League
Lower Merion Soccer Club
Lower Merion Youth Girls Lacrosse
Main Line Girls Basketball
Main Line YMCA
100 St. George's Rd
Ardmore, PA 19003
Penn Valley Junior Sports Association
Theatre & Music
909 Camaro Run
West Chester, PA 19380
A semi-professional dance troupe producing classical and contemporary ballet performances for the entire family. Visit their website for scheduling and ticket information.
Bryn Mawr College Performing Arts
Bryn Mawr Film Institute
824 W. Lancaster Ave.
Delaware County Symphony, The
P.O. Box 421
Newtown Square, Pa 19073
The Delaware County Symphony performs four full symphony concerts each year, typically with soloists. Concerts feature works from the standard repertoire, as well as some unfamiliar compositions (including American and world premieres). The Delaware County Symphony also presents chamber concerts each year, featuring works for smaller ensembles, which showcase the more experienced members of the orchestra as well as guest soloists. Performances are given at the Neumann University Meagher Theatre, the Thomas A. Bruder, Jr. Life Center, at One Neumann Drive, Aston, Pennsylvania
58 Main Ave.
Berwyn, PA 19312
241 First Ave.
Phoenixville, PA 19063
The Forge Theatre has brought live theater to the Phoenixville community for over 40 years. The theater produces six productions each year ranging from classic to contemporary drama, and musicals to comedy.
64 Rose Valley Rd.
Media, PA 19063
Billed as "America's oldest continuously operating Residential Repertory theatre," the Hedgerow is a historic theatre where resident and company actors performa wide range of drama, comedy and children's shows.
International Ballet Classique
300 South Pennell Road, Suite #320
Media, Pa 19063
International Ballet Classique (IBC) is a 501 (c) 3 not for profit organization. IBC, our ballet company, has the greatest opportunity to preserve the classical method of ballet, advance creativity in the art of dance and bring the art of ballet to a wide and diverse population. It is our mission to insure that true classical ballet in the finest traditions of the Bolshoi Ballet survives for hundreds of years into the future. IBC is the, "Official Ballet Company-In-Residence", at Neumann University. Full length traditional ballet is performed year round in the beautiful 300 seat Meagher Theatre at Neumann University.
King of Prussia Players
Crossfield and Springhouse Rds.
King of Prussia, PA 19406
The King of Prussia Players offers the best plays and musicals, both classic and contemporary, throughout the year.
105 W. Walker Rd.
Valley Forge Middle School
Wayne, PA 19087
Media Theatre for the Performing Arts
104 East State St.
Media, PA 19063
Meridee Winters School of Music
Meridee Winters School of Music offers in home music lessons, encouraging students to compose, create, build higher level thinking skills and learn an instrument in a fun and unique way. Check out how MW goes a step beyond!
63 W. Lancaster Ave., Ste. 7
Ardmore, PA 19003
Narberth Community Theatre
206 Price Ave.
Narberth, PA 19072
People's Light and
39 Conestoga Rd.
Malvern, PA 19355
Enjoy a charming country setting and see classical and contemporary plays year-round.
P.O. Box 0334
Merion Station, PA 19066
Upper Darby Performing Arts Center
601 Lansdowne Ave.
Drexel Hill, PA 19026
Villanova, PA 19085
A semi-professional theatre that works with Villanova University students.
Wolf Performing Arts Center
American Red Cross -
Southeastern Pennsylvania Chapter
23rd & Chestnut Streets
Philadelphia, PA 19103
For Blood Services contact the Penn-Jersey Chapter at: www.pleasegiveblood.org
9 South Bryn Mawr Ave.
Bryn Mawr, PA 19010
Elder care volunteer opportunities. Your talents, time and experience can assist an older or disabled younger adult who lives in Narberth or Lower Merion.
Habitat for Humanity
of Chester County
A model for building decent, owner-occupied housing that works - for the homeowner, for the neighborhood, for the community.
Main Line Health
Mommy's Light Lives on Fund
P.O. Box 494
Lionville, PA 19353
Mommy's Light Lives On Fund brings joy and comfort to young people by helping them keep alive traditions or simple pleasures they shared with their mothers.
Pals For Life
939 Radnor Rd.
Wayne PA 19087
Paula M Kielich, President
Kristen Abbot, Program Manager
Pals For Life brings pets to visit nursing homes, rehabilitation centers, senior centers, mental health facilities etc. throughout the Delaware Valley. Humane education programs are taught at day care centers, schools and summer camps.
Riverbend Environmental Education Center
1950 Spring Mill Rd.
Gladwyne, PA 19035
Opportunities to volunteer for school, scout and camp programs, habitat work and administrative tasks.
Find a volunteer opportunity for whatever you like doing. OR Post a volunteer opportunity that you need people for.